PARADISE BAY SARASOTA BAY BOAT & FISH CLUB
Minutes February 2, 2021
Rick Plite, President
Gary Armour, Vice President
Chris Matteson, Vice President (New)
Joyce Stepansky, Treasurer
Sheila Gilstrap, Secretary
The meeting was called to order at 9:00 AM by President, Rick Plite, 30 members were present.
The Treasurer’s Report and Secretary Minutes were read and approved.
MOTION: Chris Matteson was nominated for Vice President, Vote unanimous, welcome Chris to the Executive Board.
Rick reported the Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct Boat Inspections, Thursday, February 4 at 10:00 AM. Sign-up sheets were available to sign up.
Possible Projects & Activities: Rick mentioned organizing Boating or Fishing groups.
Kayak Racks near the Bay, Smart Phone Apps. Another board built just for News and Activities.
VP Report: Gary Armour, Hats & Shirts are available. Gary thanked everyone for their service to the Club and the Park. He mentioned how beautiful the Bay front is because of our “work parties” volunteering their time. Thank you, Gary, for serving!
Nominations for Treasurer, NO names submitted. Please consider volunteering for this important position for our Club.
DOCKMASTER: Scotty Yates is working with John Mattei as he begins serving as our new Dockmaster. Please make sure your boat trailer in the yard has your name, park address and phone number, do not lock the tongue. Trailers have to be moved around occasionally to help with space issues. If you leave the storage area, please lock the gate. Please get the new stickers from PB Office for your boat trailer. The Boat Dock wait list is posted, currently there are 60 waiting from PB and 8 Sarasota Bay. Jim Gath has the boat Assist List; a clipboard was available to add or remove your name.
OLD BUSINESS: We are checking with the Board of Directors for advice on the installation of the Mini Reef.
Meeting was adjourned at 9:40 AM
Respectfully submitted, Sheila Gilstrap, Secretary