Soo Curlers Board Meeting
Minutes of the Oct. 18/06 Meeting
Members Present: Eric Kirby, Jon MacDonald, Peter
Zultek, Randy Mills and Chris Barnes
Absent: Lewis Massad and Ian Fisher
motion to accept the minutes of last meeting was put forward by Chris Barnes and seconded by Randy Mills. Carried
reported that the dehumidifiers have been installed but both are experiencing difficulties. One has a gas leak which is being
looked at this Friday and it is expected that after an additional cost of about $500.00 it will be in operation. The second
unit has a problem with the compressor and repairs are expected to be expensive. Repair work is on hold until the financial
picture is clearer and an estimate has been obtained.
also reported that the ice maker and furnace are working well.
remains unclear if funds are available for the renovations to the front foyer as Ian was unable to attend the meeting. A decision
will be made once the relevant information is obtained
reports including the Hoedown report are deferred to the next meeting tentatively scheduled for next Wed. at 7:00 P.M. Eric
will confirm by e-mail. Ian Fisher and Bob Valade will be informed as well.
motion to set up a budget committee was tabled by Jon MacDonald and Seconded by Chris Barnes.
further motion was tabled that Jon MacDonald set up a financial committee that reports to the board and that the club manager
(Ian Fisher) be made an appointee to that board. The motion was carried.
MacDonald put forth a motion that the minutes of the Board meetings be posted in the club and the motion was seconded by Peter
reported to the board that he will attempt to meet with league reps in the near future. At the present we have 431 paid members
as compared to last years total of 809. It is hoped that with the start of curling this week the late memberships will be
collected within the next week.
Kirby put forth a motion to increase Ice Fees to $15.00 and the motion was carried.
Triskell has agreed to arrange for purchase of curling pin name tags at a cost of $10.00. A list will be circulated to obtain
interested names with an order date of November 1/06
are needed for the Junior Men’s and the Junior Ladies Provincial Play downs. Peter will circulate a list. The event
is scheduled for Jan.11-14/07.
are also needed for the Senior Men’s And Senior Ladies Provincial Championship to be held Feb 22-25
Mills reported that he was contacted by Donna Ballstead regarding having a room in the Steelback centre designated to commemorate
curling and its importance to the area. Further discussion is warranted and Randy will report back to the board regarding
to adjourn by Eric Kirby Second by Chris Barnes