Mystic Seaport Waterfront

John Gardner Chapter: September 8, 2017 Meeting Minutes

Introduction of Members, Welcome Guests and New Members

Bill & Karen Rutherford, Dan Nelson, Bill Armitage, Alan Barton, Jim Cook, Andy Strode and Phil Behney.

Minutes from June Meeting – See online at:
Steve Barton - Additions or corrections - motion to accept
Phil Behney second Bill Armitage.

Treasurer’s Report
Ellie Czarnowski - Additions or corrections - Motion to accept.

Old Business
1. Replacement Dory “Professor Jones” – Foot stretcher and name plate.
2. Oars, oarlocks, leathers & buttons for dories – suppliers & quotes.
3. Shop Queue – “Professor Jones”, Steve Barton and Alan Barton have moved out of the shop to make room for some much needed TLC of our club Dories. Phil Behney is next in the queue and Jim Freelander has decided to wait before starting on his project.

New Business
1. UCONN 50th Anniversary – Sunday, October 15th from 1100 to 1600. Seeking volunteers to man a table/open shop/tend dories? Any other means of participation?
2. A motion to except Expense of $100/year for web site hosting. First Bill Armitage, Second by Andy Strode.
3. Discounted prices for computers and software available to TSCA chapters.
4. Review events calendar for balance of 2017.
5. Proposed change in by laws: The proposed change removes the "term limit" on the office of President and brings our bylaws closer to the language of the national TSCA. Members can vote on these changes no sooner than two weeks from this notice (11 October 2017) by voice, mail, or email.

Any Other Business
1. Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival is the first full weekend of October (7th & 8th) down in St. Michaels, MD. Here is its web page:
2. Fall Row Salmon River October 14th More information to come.
3. Big thank you to John Hacunda for the services he provides to the JGTSCA.

Next Meeting: Friday, October 6th, 2017. Potluck @ 1730 with meeting to follow.
Building 36 (Boat Shop) UCONN – Avery Point.

Motion to Adjourn
Bill Armitage second Phil Behney



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