8-7-2020 August Ripples
Meeting gaveled to order by Wayne Eichelkraut at 6:30 p.m. Note Meeting was held on the veranda of Shoreline Boat Club.
Wayne Eichelkraut asked for a moment of silence for member Les Walleck.
Secretary’s Report: Michele Armstrong, read minutes from our last meeting, minutes were read and approved by membership. A thank you note from Special Olympics sent to club from the Brian Walsh memorial.
Treasurer Report: Barb Foster, monies and expenditures were read and approved by membership.
Vice Commodore: Ed Roloff, I would like to thank all the bar stockers on a job well done. Also we are going to post work sheets for jobs since all our recent and past fund raisers had to be tabled till 2021 because of Covid-19. The sheets will consist of jobs and opportunities to earn work hours designated by fellow board members, sheets will be on east wall near door. Please feel free to sign up, there is lots to do to run this club.
Recreation Report: Ed Roloff, Well unfortunately a lot of our events Steak Fry’s and Golf Outings are cancelled. We are going to host a horseshoe tournament inviting a few clubs locally to our Island. Sandwiches and Chips will be provided, keeping this on the low key due to crowd restrictions and social distancing. This will be on August 29 tentatively.
Membership Report: Gerry Burkart, Brent DeFore took an associate membership, for his first meeting we would like to introduce Derek Behrens, sponsored by Ralph Conrad and Tammy Baker.
We will vote on two 1st year members: Welcome to Shoreline Boat Club Joe and Kim Brewer
The second family did not meet the required votes to join.
Clubhouse Report: Jeff Mackiewicz, there will be new sheets for building cleanup posted, please feel free to sign up and volunteer for said work details these will be on the east wall.
Ground Chair report: Larry Michaels, Like to Thank Darrell Thompson for the spreading of the gravel around the grounds.
Lagoon Chair: Greg Farmer, The lagoon banks need trimmed, please take time and utilize the gas powered cycle bar for down the slopes rather than try to use the mowers because of rocks. Island Chair
Island Chair: Ryan Garzanelli, Like to thank all that have helped bring the Island to the condition it is in, it’s very nice and something we can be proud of.
Old Business: nothing
New Business: Wayne Eichelkraut will keep us abreast with current local and statewide changes in regards to Covid-19 and restrictions.
Meeting Adjourned at 6:55 p.m.
Since our meeting last night City of Ottawa Mayor Dan Aussem has ordered all liquor establishments to close their doors nightly at 10 p.m. this includes venues with outside beer gardens(in affect us) till further notice. With this he has issues warnings of loss of liquor license and or severe fines. We do not want to jeopardize our clubs license or get an unnecessary fine. Your cooperation is expected and appreciated.