PARADISE BAY SARASOTA BAY BOAT & FISH CLUB JANUARY MINUTES
January 5, 2021
President, Carl Shaver
Vice President, Gary Armour
Treasurer, Joyce Stepansky
Secretary, Sheila Gilstrap
The meeting was called to order at 9:00 AM by President, Carl Shaver, 50 members were present. Carl welcomed everyone the new members and returning members. Prayer was observed. The minutes from March 2020 were read and approved, Treasurer’s Report from 2020 and current balance were reported and approved.
VICE PRESIDENT REPORT: Hats & Shirts are available. All information will be posted on board down by Bay. Coastal Angler Magazines will be placed in several places within the park. Thanks to Ge Stepansky for the Contest Poster Board with photos of the fish for our contests.
Contest awards were presented.
DOCKMASTER: All docks are rented, storage is full. The wait list is posted with current status. Don Vogel reported trailers in storage need name on trailer tongue, no locks on tongue. Questions regarding sizes of docks available, please see John Mattei for Rules. If you damage docks, you are responsible for the repairs. Security cameras are being placed, there are 2 in Storage and 2 on Finger Docks. Randy Darr is working on this project. The Boat Ramp project permit expired, the project will be renewed if the HOA Board decides.
BOAT ASSIST LIST: The list is current and posted on the Board down at the Bay.
Coast Guard Boat Inspections may be available at the February 2 meeting. News will be posted on the Board.
Gary Plum reported on the Artificial Reef project. Eckard College, Citizen College is working on this program for water clean-up and red tide mitigation.
MOTION: Club buy one Artificial Reef for $365.00, motion Passed.
FWC has maps with current Red Tide Information on their website.
Calendar for 2021-2022 season are in draft form. We are hopeful for next season to return to a full schedule. These will be available soon.
PB Board of Directors are asking for pool cover volunteers.
Nomination: Rick Plite to become President ASAP, MOTION; Passed, Thank you and Congratulations to Rick.
Requests for volunteers for Vice President and Treasurer for next season.
Meeting adjourned 9:55 AM