October 9, 2017 Minutes

ABSECON SALTWATER SPORTSMEN
MINUTES
October 9, 2017

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 from the September 25 meeting were read and approved with one correction (small game hunting on the Forsythe Refuge is two years from now). The Treasurer’s report was read and approved.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

TRUSTEES: No report.

GACF: Ed Goldman commented that the beef and beer held at the Pitney Pub was a break even
event. On November 4, the GACF will hold their annual gift raffle.

SUNSHINE: No report of anyone sick.

FEDERATION: The annual Atlantic County Federation dinner will be held at the Greek Orthodox Church
on Zion Road in February, 2018. Tickets will be $35 in advance and $40 at the door.
Regarding Forsythe refuge, they have been given money ($867,600) to purchase
additional land. This money came from the sale of duck stamps. Also, the state of New
Jersey started stocking fall trout on October 10, and bear season started today.

NJ MARINE FISHERIES: No report.

HOOKED ON FISHING: No report.

WEBSITE/FACEBOOK: No report.

COMMUNICATIONS: Bank statement and application to continue our 501-c3 status.

MEMBER APPLICATIONS: No new applications.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: It is still not clear about when we should sell our club raffle tickets but President Van
Daley stated that they would be sold at a later date.

NEW BUSINESS: Joe Ricciardi said there will be another meeting at the Forsythe Refuge to inform the
public what will be taking place there in the future.

NOMINATIONS: Sergeant at Arms: Shawn Van Daley; Trustees: David Holmes, Rich Oeser, Harry
Walker, Bob Zussman, Joe Ricciardi; Secretary: Bob Cusack; Treasurer: Chas Elwell;
VP: Lou Schott; President: Jim Van Daley.

GOOD OF THE ORDER: No report.

Next meeting: Monday, November 13 at 7:30 PM

Respectfully submitted,
Lou Schott recorded for Bob Cusack, Secretary

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