Executive Meeting April 20, 2010

Renforth Boat Club


Date: April 20, 2010


Topic:  Executive Meeting


Present: Rheal Guimond, Gary Jones, George Walker, Andrew MacIntyre, Paul Berube, Derek Ingleton and Stan Prime.


Calling the meeting to order 19:50


Executive Meeting


Current minutes:


Call the meeting to order 7:36 pm


Presentation by Bart Day to start the meeting with a discussion the Kennebecasis Power and Sail Squadron to celebrate their fiftieth anniversary.  There will be a number of advertisement options to acknowledge the 50th.  Good opportunity to promote Renforth Boat Club that it exists and perhaps people might call to join by indicating membership available.


Reading of the minutes for March 17, 2010 executive meeting.  Motion by George Walker 2nd by Paul Berube.


Treasurer Gary Jones:  The bank statements reflect the account being drawn down.  However, fees are starting to come in and approximately 25% has been submitted for membership etc.  Suggested that we have an interest bearing account at the credit union for the minimum balance.


Motion to create interest bearing account by Derek Ingleton 2nd by Stan Prime: passed (this will maintain the minimum balance of $5000.00 as stipulated in the by-laws).


House:  nothing to report


Yard:  Floating docks in need of repair etc and have to boom them to repair perhaps.  Clean up is required perhaps sort out wood or biodegradable stuff.  Will have to schedule a cleanup day for the yard.


Harbour: Push to be put on to find more moorings once the water clears.  Electric winch installed on gallows with a battery.  Supplies have been purchased for proper mooring chains etc.  Bottom chain can be sourced to metal recyclers etc. (length=depth of the water).  Supplies are available for the do it yourself people if not use the mooring man.


Membership: New member Richard Kidd


Motion to accept the new member by Derek Ingleton 2nd by Paul Berube.

Motion to invite Dwight Allaby as an associate member by Gary Jones 2nd by George Walker.

Motion to invite Terry Stilwell as an associate member by George Walker 2nd Gary Jones.

Letter drafted and be sent to Robin Wilson-Burke because still owes last year’s dues.

Stan Prime has volunteered to accept the membership committee role will be voted at next meeting.


Social: nothing to report


Grounds and Environment: Clean up for the yard with crushed rock need for the septic.


Refreshments:  Inventory count active letting inventory run out will replenish stock eventually.


Safety Report: Some boats will have water ingress and if alot could cause the boat to tip over and take out other boats.


Business arising from the minutes:  Eric Phinney to make call about ACOA money.


New business: Insurance policy submitted to another company for review to make sure that the policy is fair etc.

The next meeting will be on the second Tuesday of the month and it is the general meeting constitution change will be presented.


Motion to adjourned by Derek Ingleton.


Respectfully Submitted,



Andrew MacIntyre

About Eric Phinney

Past Commodore Renforth Boat Club Rector of Renforth (St. James the Less Church)
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