General Meeting 10/13/2016

 

Meeting called to order at 7:36, Next meeting is November 10, 2016.

 

Directors in attendance: Mike Howe – Lacrosse, Melanie Lesmerises – Baseball, Gary Krupp – Wrestling, Donnie Mendell – Football/Cheer, John Calabro – Basketball, Stephanie Ryan – Soccer

 

Absent Director: TerryAnn Bowen – Softball

 

Executive Board Members in attendance: Tom Thornton, Bob Shagoury, Brian LeClaire, Brian Harris, Rick Greenier, and Karen Halvatzes

 

Motion to accept minutes from 9/8/16 Melanie L. and 2nd by Donnie M.  12 in favor

 

President’s Report – Tom Thornton:

 

  • Asked last date football uses Vet’s Park to pick up dumpster – October 28
  • Made a decision of clay for field at Amtech
  • Met with town, need a sign to advise people of camera in front door entranceway
  • Bise being cleaned end of October, water can be shut off by first week of November
  • Soccer circled holes at Twardosky fields
  • Starting to blow out irrigation lines at fields
  • New secretary, Brian Webb

 

VP Reports – Brian Harris:

 

  • Waiting for all maintenance requests
  • Amtech looks much better, discussed building condition, fence needs repair and needs bleachers
  • Gym requests are good, need approval for wrestling
  • Soccer done 11/5, Football done 10/15, Baseball done 10/30
  • Discussed condition of football field at Vet’s Park

 

 

 

Assistant Secretary – Brian LeClaire:

 

  • Fall and Spring rosters needed for Soccer, Football, Lacrosse, Softball

 

Member at Large – Rick Greenier:

 

  • Parks and Rec. update: Dog park construction started Monday
  • Extra activities online
  • Soccer and football insurance cert. due

 

Arbitrator and Officials Liaison – Bob Shagoury:

 

  • No new sex offenders added

 

Director’s Reports:

 

Soccer – Stephanie Ryan: There are some field issues, but other then that the season is going well.  Two teams won their respective travel team divisions: U12 Girls and U14 Boys

 

Football – Donnie Mendell: Last games are this weekend and moved their elections to January

 

Wrestling – Gary Krupp: They will be having parent night soon.  Developed new logo and new apparel coming out. Looking for a big sponsor, started GoFundMe page, asking for $10 and have received about $600 so far.

 

Basketball – John Calabro:   There are 450 registered players.  Tryouts held this week and forming teams next couple weeks and start in November.

 

Lacrosse – Mike Howe: Moving meeting from Thursdays to Tuesdays, last Tuesday of each month.  Indoor league starting, would like use of Elbit fields in mid to late November.

 

Softball – TerryAnn Bowen: Fall ball finished up, had family night at a monarchs game.  Silver Knights thanked them, have two open positions on board—Equipment manager and major league director.

 

Baseball – Melanie Lesmerises: Wrapping up fall ball league and the league has doubled in size from last year.  They went from three teams to 6 teams.  38 players to 72 players.  May have an opportunity for use of a field at the YMCA.

 

 

 

 

Budgets:

 

 

 

Baseball:  

 

  • Registrations are up due to spring and fall registrants
  • Withdrawal for Amtech up keep and reconstruction
  • Discussed Skeffington Tournament
  • Motion to approve with the following changes: Make Concessions $2200, move Skeffington to line 2 from line 5 in expenditure section.
  • Gary K. motioned to approve and Brian H. 2nd
  • 11 in favor and 2 abstention

 

Soccer:

 

  • Drastically Different from last year
  • Need to move J. in Revenue to C. in Revenue
  • Referee fees went up due to competing rates
  • Trying to start a sponsor program
  • Field and facilities went up due to needing to fix fields
  • Bob S. motions to approve and Melanie L. 2nd upon changes
  • Unanimously passed

 

Lacrosse:

 

  • Fundraising hasn’t been great
  • Rebate on each sale of apparel and the photos that are sold
  • Remove professional fees and add the fees to Training and remove fundraising costs and move to equipment.
  • Gary K. motioned to approve with changes and Bob S. 2nd
  • 9 approval and 2 Abstentions

 

Softball:

 

  • Melanie L. motion to approve and 2nd by Donnie M. upon change of Fundraising to $2,830 and Town Grant to $3,850.
  • Approved by 12 and 1 Abstain

 

Executive Board:

 

  • Jon C. motioned to approve and Gary K. 2nd
  • Unanimous approval, with Melanie L. missing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Football:

 

  • Move 300 from Association and Tournament Fees to Equipment and remove Insurance JH line and move to equipment also. Also fix cover page for new totals
  • New equipment total: $54,171
  • Gary K. motioned for approval with changes Rick G. 2nd
  • Approved by unanimous vote

 

Allocations given out this weekend to Football, Soccer, Basketball and Wrestling

 

New Business:  None

 

Old Business:  None

 

Brian H motioned to adjourn and John C. 2nd….10:30