Minutes of July General Meeting

July General Meeting
Minutes of the General Meeting July 21, 2015
Renforth Boat Club

Attendance: Jamie, Derek, George, Brian, Stephen, Lloyd, Eric, Boyd, Rheal, Paul, Daryl
Regrets from Scott, Bruce

Eric called the meeting to order at 7:35
Minutes of the previous General meeting were read. Moved by Derek, seconded by George that the minutes be approved as read. Carried

Old Business
June Bug Run a success. About 20 attended.
Renforth Shore Community Life Days were a success. Our Club House was one of 10 venues. We will plan to participate in it again in 2016. Funds raised by the event covered costs.
The clean-up of the property went well.
Rheal reported that 10 members participated in the RKYC fund raising regatta. The Empty Stocking Fund was the chosen charity.

Correspondence: No correspondence

Treasure’s Report: Lloyd reported a bank balance of $10625.24

Committee Reports:

House: Paul Jones not present. The anchor has been painted. The runner on the entrance walkway has been replaced. The roof on Heritage Bldg will be replaced this month. George asked about levelling the floor of the Club House.

Harbour: Scott not present. Gallows needs to be repaired or replaced before the fall. Jamie knows of pontoons that may serve the purpose and will follow up.
The motor and steering on the work boat should be transferred to the ArBeSea.
Derek spoke to the placement of tenders on the dinghy dock. Hard sided dinghies should be placed on separate sides from inflatables. Derek will come up with a placement plan.
Moorings lost or out of place should be referred to Scott.
Derek swapped moorings with Brian. It was moved by Rheal and seconded by George that the Club buy Derek’s mooring for $300. Carried

Yard: Jamie reported a good yard clean up prior to Renforth Days. The winch house has been cleaned but needs attention. Cleats and bumpers have been installed on the dinghy docks. Rails and footings need attention. Jamie will develop a plan.
The lone boat still on the rails was discussed. A formal letter needs to be sent. A discussion followed and an action plan agreed on.

Grounds/Env/Safety: Greg not present. The polarity on the wharf electrical box needs to be reversed. Jamie will investigate.

Membership: Gary Splane has joined the Club. Ed Nickerson has joined RYC. The secretary will email Ed to get his key returned.

Social: On Aug 1 Mike Bruce is hosting his NB Days Celebration. The cost is $35 per person for the meal followed by an auction.

Capital projects: Lloyd gave an update on the sewerage system. A solution has been proposed by Sussex Excavators who feel they can drill under the Club House to the top of the Driveway. We can then hook into the sewer. The holding tank will be on the north side of Heritage Bldg.

Lloyd announced his tenure as treasurer is coming to an end.

Refreshments: Stephen reported a $278 profit from frig.


Motion to adjourn by Lloyd at 8:50

Respectfully submitted

Daryl Caines

About Eric Phinney

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