December 12, 2016 Minutes

December 12, 2016

The meeting was brought to order by Jim Van Daley, President, with a salute to the flag and a moment of silence for our troops. The minutes of the November 14th meeting were read, corrected, and approved. The treasurers’ report was read and approved.


TRUSTEES: No report.

GACF: Meeting scheduled for December 14. Discussion about the sponsor dinner at the Pleasantville Yacht club and how nice it was. Music was provided by Andy Berlin. Food was excellent and prepared by tom and family from the clam shack.

SUNSHINE: No one reported sick.

FEDERATION: Dinner tickets for the annual venison dinner will cost more at the door now by 5 dollars. Also, Dave Chandler, director of NJ fish and game will be attending the meeting.

NJ MARINE FISHERIES: Tom Fote is now overseer of lobster management for the state.


COMMUNICATIONS: Bills and bank statement.

MEMBER APPLICATIONS: No new applicants.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: The “Pay Day for Tax Day” raffle tickets are printed and available. Rich Oeser agreed to be in charge of the tickets. Thank you Rich.

NEW BUSINESS: Tournament fees will be the same as last year. $120 for 4 tournaments. Need new flyers to be prepared for the Federation dinner. May 20, 2017 will be kids blue fish tournament. July 14 will be captains meeting for the open tournament and the 15th will be the day of the tournament. All weigh-ins and captain meetings will be at the Pitney Pub on Pitney Road. Jim has asked for Paul Stonerod to make up new flyers for the land and sea tournament to be given out at the Federation dinner. Lou Schott stated that the annual Installation Dinner will be February 3, again at the Crab Trap. Price and meal selection will be determined later.

NOMINATIONS: President- Jim Van Daley, VP- Lou Schott, Treasurer- Charlie Elwell, Secretary- Bob Cusack, Sargent at arms- Sean Van Daley, Trustees: Rich Oeser, Bob Zussman, Harry Walker, Joe Ricciardi, Dave Holmes. By acclamation, the nominees were approved.

Next meeting: Monday, January 9th at 7:30 PM.

Respectfully submitted,
Lou Schott recorded for Bob Cusack, Secretary

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