Minutes of AGM Feb 2010

Renforth Boat Club

Date: February 9, 2010

Topic: Annual Meeting

Present: Paul Curwin, Kathy Curwin, Rheal Guimond, Kathy Guimond, Paul Berube, Donna Berube, Gus Morrison, Gary Jones, George Walker, Sharon Walker, Chris Gallant, Andrew MacIntyre, Derek Ingleton, Sharon Ingleton.

Meeting called to order at 19:54 by Commodore Paul Berube

Commodore Paul Berube steps down to make way for new Commodore

Nominating committee recommends the following:

Commodore: Rheal Guimond

Vice-Commodore: George Walker

Secretary: Andrew MacIntyre

Rear-Commodore: Derek Ingleton

Treasurer: Gary Jones/Jim Flood

Vote: Motion by Paul Curwin Second by George Walker to accept nominations.

Treasurers: Changes made to reconcile statements to reflect the financial picture trying to continue to avoid going over HST limit to become a corporation.  A significant amount of receivables came in January and things are good.  The liquor being on the books is not an issue as an expense and will be addressed appropriately.  Expenses were up for the yard and other things but needed to be done.  Therefore, thought needs to be done to look at work for the New Year!  There appears to be no issue about the prospect of spending money for improvements for this year!

Motion to approve financial report Paul Curwin Second by Paul Berube

Reading of the previous minutes at 20:20 read by Andrew MacIntyre Motion by Paul Berube second by Paul Curwin.  The minutes of the meeting January 13, 2009 were approved as read.

House: Nothing to report

Yard:  Stan Prime not present

Harbour: Eric Phinney not present, he will assume the post for another year

Membership: Dwight Allaby not present

Grounds/Environment: Nothing to report

Refreshments: Fridge is good. Billing is current for the year.

Safety: Doug Middleton not present but we know he wants us all to be safe!!  Watch for ice and driveway and generally be aware of being safe around the club and boats.

Business arising from minutes: Motion to change all meetings from second Tuesday of the month to the third Tuesday of the month by Paul Curwin Second by George Walker. E-mail to be sent to all members to vote for the change this involves a change to the constitution next general meeting to vote will be May 11, 2010. Motion carried.

Charging for inspection and repairing moorings in the harbour automatically is this enforceable?  Is this a case of offering the service for any of the members?  Could be billed for the corrective action?  Motion to table the issue for next meeting by Kathy Guimond, second by Paul Berube.  Further discussion warranted for the next meeting with Eric Phinney present.

New business:  Form a new social committee

Motion to adjourn at 8:53 pm by Derek Ingleton second by Paul Berube.

Respectfully Submitted,

Andrew MacIntyre


About Eric Phinney

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