February 10, 2014 club meeting

Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen

Meeting of February, 10 2014

The meeting was called to order by Vice President Lou Schott. President Jim Van Daley was absent. The meeting opened with a salute to the flag and a moment of silence for our troops.

Secretary’s Report: The minutes of January 13, 2014 were read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report: The Treasurer’s report was read and approved.

General Account: N/A Charity Account: N/A

Committee Reports:

Trustee Report: There will be a trustee’s meeting at President Jim Van Daley’s house on Monday, February 24th starting at 7:30PM.
G.A.C.F. Report: A booth was staffed at the boat show. Next meeting will be on Wednesday, February 19th.
Tournaments: Brian Will questioned the math behind the “Fisherman of the Year” points. Charlie Elwell will double check his math and report his findings to the board at the upcoming meeting on February 24th.
City Counsil: Nothing to report.
Sunshine: Lou Schott sent a card to Jack Petro, but hasn’t heard anything further. He also reported that Harry Walker had a hip replacement. Ed Goldman will send a card. There is also some question to the status of Richard Burke; he is reported to be alive and well.
Atlantic County Federation: Lou has the tickets for next week dinner for any member wishing to go. Cost is $30.00
NJ Marine Fisheries: A meeting was held on January 9th, no word on what happened. Next meeting will be held on March 6th, fluke regulations should be finalized at that meeting.
ASWS Web Site/Facebook: Ollie Carlson took pictures and will send them to Bob Cusack to be put on our webpage.

Club Picnic: No report.

Field of Dreams: Nothing to report.

Hooked on Fishing: Nothing to report.

Communication: Bank statements and a bill for the post office box were received.

New Applications: Brian Will proposed Ralph Girard Jr. and James Reagan for new membership

Unfinished Business: Lou Schott reported on the installation dinner, 60 people attended. Jim Van Daley was given a plaque for his service to the club. Lou said that we should break even on the cost this year. It was suggested that next year we start the dinner a little earlier.

New Business: Charlie Elwell reported that he will be sending out the dues notice shortly. Jim Van Daley reported that the Sneaky Hollow Perch tournament will be held on May 3rd. Adjournment was called for and carried out.

Elections: No Report.

Good of the Order: No report.

Meeting Adjourned, Ed Goldman for Bob Cusack ,Recording secretary

Next meeting: Monday, March 11, 2014 at 7:30PM.

Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen P.O. Box 453 Absecon, NJ 08201