The meeting was called to order at 10:15 by Gini Stipp.
Gini Stipp, Ted Mullett, Leslie Garvey, Marty Martin, Margaret Lewis and Bill Searcy.
It was moved by Marty Martin and seconded by Bill Searcy that the minutes be accepted. Motion passed.
Treasurer’s Report – Ted Mullett
The checking account balance is $12,091 and the CD is $10,000.
It was moved by Leslie Garvey and seconded by Bill Searcy that the treasurer’s report be accepted. Motion passed.
Ted will develop procedures for auditing and monitoring membership and voucher payments.
There were no questions regarding the manager’s report. It was requested that further information be provided regarding the mentor program at the February meeting.
Director’s Report – Bill Searcy
The directors continue to discuss the new ACBL laws at their meetings so that they will all understand and apply these new laws fairly.Directors will monitor both the open side and the limited side of the room.
The goal continues to be to give the membership the best game possible.
Amending the by laws
It was moved by Bill Searcy and seconded by Marty Martin that the amendments to the By Laws be approved as submitted. Motion Passed. Additional discussion reiterated the need to develop a procedure for reducing the number of board members.
Carpeting – the board will move forward with the selection and ordering of new carpet. It is the preference of the board that installation of the carpet be delayed until April.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:30.
The next meeting will be held on February 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM.