NEW LISKEARD GOLF CLUB DIRECTORS MEETING
Monday, December 5, 2011
Chamber of Commerce Board Room
1) DIRECTORS PRESENT:
Mike Loach, Ivan Dewar, Ross Latter, Diane Aquino, Ray Brazeau
2) DIRECTORS ABSENT:
Brian Flaxey, Pat Elliott, Jeff Stanley
3) NON-DIRECTORS PRESENT:
4) CALL TO ORDER:
The meeting was called to order at 6:40 pm by President Mike Loach who asked Ross Latter to sit in the chair.
5) ADOPTION OF THE November 7, 2011 MINUTES:
Minutes approved with one correction.
Motion to accept the Minutes as presented:
Moved by Ivan Dewar , seconded by Ray Brazeau Carried
6) BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES:
a) Draft of 2012 Calendar
The Board agreed to remove the Draft designation to the calendar.
b) The issue with Ivan Rivard was tabled until a later date when more information is available.
7) REPORT BY GENERAL MANAGER:
No report as Bruce is away.
8) COMMITTEE REPORTS:
b) Pro Shop:
c) Club House:
i. Zantes proposal for air conditioner. (deferred from last meeting).
It was proposed that we could go with Zantes proposal but need to increase the rent to cover the additional hydro.
It was also felt that it didn’t do much good to just fix the air conditioner.
The current air conditioner is not adequate to cool the area without doing something about the windows
and the heat from the kitchen. After some discussion, it was agreed to wait until a later date
when we had more information. Also there is the possibility of Zantes sponsoring the Civic tournament.
i. It was agreed to double the number of buckets of balls on the 2012 fee schedule to bring it in line with the
cost of the cart for those who pay by December 31, 2011.
ii. Ross and Ray are hoping to have a full financial package for 2011 available shortly into the new year.
iii. Ross has received a invoice from a company called “Media Mentor” which has involved us in some
sort of advertising but no one is exactly sure for what.
i. A new format for the Civic was proposed. It would start at 1pm with a shotgun start for two days.
Also the convenor of the Divorce Open should get in touch with Steve Chenier for some help.
i. Proposal for Stay and Play. Ivan is still working on this. He has talked to Zantes and they are on line.
ii. Ivan has also proposed a Christmas special for single golfer the includes green fees, a cart,
club storage and a range membership for $1500. Diane will send emails to all members if possible.
Motion to accept Committee Reports as accepted:
Moved by Diane Aquino , seconded by Mike Loach Carried
9) NEW BUSINESS:
a) Need to get going of the signs. There was a problem because they were not taken down for the winter.
b) The Board discussed the large amount of inventory left in the Pro Shop.
It was felt that although it is an investment and can be sold next year,
we could put this money to better use. Bruce will be informed that he needs to reduce considerably
the amount of ordering for 2012.
c) Ivan is seriously looking at the purchase of a new mower for $10,000 instead of $45,000.
The current one will do as a back up but is really done as a primary piece of equipment.
We are looking at approaching the Frogs Breathe Foundation for some money in this regard.
d) Unfortunately, one of the grounds crew has been sent a letter stating that his services will not be required in 2012.
This was discussed with Ivan.
MOTION TO ADJOURN:
Moved by Diane Aquino that this meeting be adjourned at 8:05pm.
The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 pm on January 16, 2012 in the Chamber of Commerce Board Room.