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Meeting minutes Apr 25 2015

posted May 2, 2015, 7:48 AM by Web Master

Newell Sailing Club 

Executive meeting April 25/15

Members attending; Dave Mills, John Cormack, Richard Braul, Paul Cooper, Roger Bouchard,Larry Van Pypen.


A) We need to replace/repair lighting in porch. Suggestions for improvement include hanging strings of LED lights, just adding new fixtures and use LED bulbs. 

B) John will be meeting with AGLC this week (April 29) to go over guidelines for spending lottery monies.

C) June 15/15 St. Mary's Sailing Club will be holding their 60th Anniversary Regatta. John will take the club MacGregor to be used as their signals boat.

    D) The club needs more volunteers for the Prairie Winds Regatta. We need to put the word out.

E) We all need to be extra vigilant inspecting our boats for invasive species (Zebra and Quagga Mussels).

F) ASA has hired Chris Cowan as their new head coach. He will be available for coaching at various clinics.


A) There was discussion on the launch pad. We would like to move the existing pads further out. Dave Mills made a motion to budget $500.00 to have a high hoe excavate the lake bottom and push the pads out further. Seconded by Paul Cooper. Passed. 

Discussion; Add either more concrete pads at the top or build a pad using composite planking.

B) Motion by Dave Mills to use Casino money to buy 2 Kayaks/equipment.

Seconded by Richard Braul. Passed

Discussion; There will need to be guidelines for the use of these kayaks. The kayaks will be used with a club member in charge. We won't need these until June.