NEW LISKEARD GOLF CLUB

 

                                                    MONDAY OCTOBER 04, 2010

 

                                                PRESIDENT=S RESIDENCE 7:00 PM

 

 

DIRECTORS PRESENT        

 

Chuck Needham, Alvin Willard, Marc Teskey, Joe Marsh, Ross Latter, Penny Graydon, Brian Flaxey, Mike Bonnah, Ivan Dewar,

 

DIRECTORS ABSENT                                                          

 

Darrell Christo, Pat Elliot

 

NON - DIRECTORS PRESENT

 

Bruce Helbig

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:34 PM by the president Chuck Needham.

 

ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA

 

- Nil

 

ADOPTION OF THE SEPTEMBER 13, 2010 MINUTES

 

Motion to accept the September 13, 2010 minutes as presented

 

Moved by Joe Marsh, seconded Alvin Willard

 

CARRIED

 

BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES

 

- Nil

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

GREENS

 

- Aeration and top dressing of greens to be completed by mid week.


- Fertilizer arrived today for next season.

- Student staff has departed and remaining staff will be reduced as we continue to wind down.

 

PRO SHOP

 

- Inventory has been greatly reduced.

- Bruce Helbig is meeting with sales reps from Calloway, Cobra and Adams for next years bookings. Minimum purchase is $5,000.00.

- Approximately $45,000.00 worth of sales went through the Pro Shop this season.

 

CLUBHOUSE

 

- We would like to have a lease agreement in place with a Caterer by the end of January 2011 for next season. Zante=s

will be given first consideration for the lease option.

- Special events need to be negotiated.

- Clubhouse will need to be cleaned up before and after all events over the off season.

 

FINANCES

 

- We had $50,000.00 in revenues in September, a nice surprise.

- Expenses occur all year.

- Ross Latter presented a five year Financial Objective.

 

TOURNAMENTS

 

- The three man was a resounding success with 210 participants.

- There were many high compliments paid to the course and the maintenance staff.

- The only issue was the slow pace of play.

 

MEMBERSHIP

 

- The membership committee presented proposed membership rate for next season, essentially the rates the

same but don=t forget the HST.

- There was also some discussion on the way that the significant other has been applied in the past and we are

looking for a solution before the AGM.

 

Motion to accept the committee reports as presented.

 

Moved by Penny Graydon, seconded by Joe Marsh

 

CARRIED

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

- Ivan Dewar will continue to develop his 18 hole advertising concept for next season.


- Jamie Norris ( of Extreme Sports for NLPS fame) wants some assistance with a student program.

This is a formal program that starts public school children out with plastic golf clubs and balls. Bruce Helbig is to

meet with him to discuss this issue.

- The merits of official opening and closing dates were discussed but no decision was made.

- The fire inspection report has arrived and it is estimated that it will cost $10,000.00 to implement all of the

recommendations in the report. Some of the minor issues have already been addressed and a follow up

inspection is scheduled for 13 October 2010.

- All committees have been instructed to complete only those jobs that are necessary to properly put the

course to bed for the off season, all nice to do activities can wait.

 

 

Motion to adjourn.

 

Moved by Brian Flaxey that this meeting be adjourned at 9:00 PM.

 

The next meeting is scheduled for 01 November, 2010 at 6:30 PM at the Cow.