September 18, 2018 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at The St. Lawrence Literary Society, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Wright called the meeting to order at 7:15 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present

The minutes from the previous meeting on August 7, 2018 were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Scholarship thank you’s were received.
  • Annual Mass state filing was completed.
  • Email and PO box are clean.
  • 2 LOA’s were received.
  • Some bills will be given to the treasurer.
  • A JR member request was requested and approved by unanimous decision.
  • A large discussion was held on the junior member list because three junior members are now qualified to become regular members.
  • A lengthy discussion was held on the LOA members and will be talked about at the annual meeting.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Slower expenses due to summer. Scholarships, mortgage, RE tax, and porta potti expenses were paid.
    • Checking      $26,494.93
    • MMCH              29,861.81
    • Total                $56,356.74
  • The budget was reviewed and we will be under expenses in Dockmaster and repair expenses.
  • Aluminum gangways cost about $4500 each for reference.
  • A large discussion was held on future projects and updates.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as submitted.

 Vice Commodore’s Report :

  • Property going well.
  • Police were called on a non-member using the property.
  • Float haul- November 4th at 9 am. Lunch may be served afterwards.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as read.

Old Business:

  • A letter was sent warning a neighbor about picking up after their dog.
  • Ipswich Illumination will be October 20, 2018. IOC involvement TBD.

New Business:

  • Next meeting October 2, 2018 at 7 pm at the IOC property.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:30 pm, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Joseph Wright, Commodore