Committee Meeting Report – 2017 – August 11

Friday 25th August, 2017
Stan Jackson

PROPOSED TO BE APPROVED AS NEW MEMBERS – Welcome aboard!

Grant Brown Mark Stevens Daniel Kozaris

MARINA SUBCOMMITTEE REPORT

The subcommittee is looking into doing some upgrading work on the electricity supply in the Maintenance Yard

A report outlining the current progress into researching desilting the marina and constructing sheet piling around the Maintenance Yard was tabled. Options will be put before the members at the Annual General Meeting in October

BUILDING SUBCOMMITTEE REPORT

The Sailability Dinghy shed has been erected and the concrete floor laid. It remains at lock up stage and plans for the interior fit out are to be made

Shelves are to be fitted on the wall of the bar

Our Easter function identified a safety issue with young children on the upstairs balcony. A safety gate is to be fitted at the top entrance of the spiral staircase

GRANT OFFICER’S REPORT

We are applying for funding from the Bendigo Bank for a safety boat with an outboard motor and sundry equipment for use with off-the-beach dinghy events.

The new Hansa dinghies are expected to arrive around the end of September

CLUB MERCHANDISE

A glass cabinet is to be purchased to display the club merchandise

GENERAL BUSINESS

Motion passed regarding non-NYS members entering the marina:
Any persons wishing to enter the marina to service or maintain a vessel and who are not NYS members (who are permitted under these by-laws to enter the Marina) must first obtain permission from the Yard Manager, or his delegate. It is the berth holder’s responsibility to ensure any contractor they wish to employ has appropriate insurances and complies with this rule.

Motion passed regarding formation of a syndicate:
By Law 6.1 be changed to read as follows:
A syndicate of up to ten Senior or Life members of the Squadron may apply (to go onto the waiting list) for a berth, pen or mooring. For purposes of certainty, there is no other process enabling a syndicate to obtain an interest in a berth, pen or mooring.

There was concern raised that the gate to the marina and the double gate to the club house yard were being left open on occasions. Members are asked to be diligent about ensuring all gates are closed

A letter of resignation was received from our archivist, Ian Jemmeson. The Committee accepted Ian’s resignation and indicated its appreciation to him for his outstanding work in being our first archivist and for bringing our archives up to date from the previous 40 years. (We are now searching for a new archivist)

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