July 23, 2018 Minutes



July 23, 2017


President Jim Van Daley brought the meeting to order with a salute to the flag and a moment of silence for our troops. The minutes of the July 9 meeting were read and approved. The treasurer’s report was read and approved.




TRUSTEES:                                       No report.


GACF:                                                For various reasons, the GABT will not combine with the LIBT next year. There were no bidders on the Phillies tickets. Joe from Ace Hardware said they would donate to next year’s tournament.


TOURNAMENTS:                            Open tournament went well with 35 boats entered. Many good door prizes were given out. Maybe give a Sunshine tournament entry. There are 3 outstanding Sponsors to collect. Should add our 501C number to our entry form so captains can deduct the feet on tax return.


SUNSHINE:                                        Sent a card to Elmer Fredd for his daughter’s passing.


FEDERATION:                                  No report.


NJ MARINE FISHERIES:                 Send out link to get Governor Murphy to sign bill S-2793/A-4255, which will give $3.668 million to protect prime fishing habitat.


HOOKED ON FISHING:                   No report.


WEBSITE/FACEBOOK:                   Need to post kids bluefish and open tournament pictures.


COMMUNICATIONS:                      Elmer Fredd donated $150 to raffle.


MEMBER APPLICATIONS:              No new applications.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS:                 John will purchase the 9 missing raffle tickets.


NEW BUSINESS:                               Joe and Ed may not be going to Brigantine National night. Joe will bring club banner to the Crabsecon at Turner Cove and boat ramp on September 15.


PICNIC:                                              Lou need to talk with Bill Will to secure Cologne firehouse.


GOOD OF THE ORDER:                  Joe caught a fish. Lou and Charlie may also have caught some fish.



Next meeting:  Monday, August 13 at 8:00 PM.


Respectfully submitted,

Bob Cusack, Secretary



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