MINUTES OF THE MAGIC LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS` SOCIETY
HELD ON AUGUST 13 2018 AT 4:00 PM
AT THIEVES BAY PARK
PENDER ISLAND, BC
PRESENT: Jeremy Harwood President
Dave Reed Member-at-Large
Kathy Gilbert Secretary
Joanna Rogers Office Manager
Mike Wiley Director of Recreation / Tennis
Art Curtis Marina Maintenance Manager
Ian Syme Marina Projects Manager
Glenn Henderson Marina General Manager
REGRETS: Peter Morton Vice-President
Patrick Cramond Marina Operations Manager
Jean Deschenes Treasurer
1. CALL TO ORDER
Chair Harwood called the meeting to order at 4:06 pm.
2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Moved by Dave Reed
Seconded by Glenn Henderson
That the agenda be approved.
3. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
Moved by Glenn Henderson
Seconded by Art Curtis
That the Minutes of the July 9 2018 Magic Lake Property Owners’ Society Directors Meeting be approved.
5. BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES
6. TREASURER`S REPORT
Treasurer Jean Deschenes was not present. Joanna advised that there were no unexpected revenues or expenses to report.
7. DIRECTOR REPORTS
Glenn Henderson is updating and refining the spreadsheet that has been developed to assign berths.
Glenn will work with Paul Barber and Peter Morton to install the new Magic Lake welcome sign near Firehall 2.
The marina crew was asked to make some minor changes to the dock where the ambulance boat is moored to improve ergonomics when the ambulance crew is loading patients on to the boat. A lighting solution was also requested.
Recreation / Tennis Report
Mike Wiley stated that resurfacing of the tennis courts is deferred until 2019. He will investigate costs and availability of other contractor(s) who have the skills and experience in tennis court resurfacing.
Jeremy Harwood will order playground equipment to replace some of the aging swings and chains.
Dave Reed reported that work has started toward replacing sewer system components. The lawn bowling group is looking at the possibility of locating a facility near Danny Martin Park. He advised that Thieves Bay park will closed for a number of months during the winter to allow for drainage works to be installed.
Moved by Glenn Henderson
Seconded by Dave Reed
That the Directors’ reports be approved.
9. New Business
New Constitution and Bylaws
Board members discussed at length the changes made as a requirement of enactment of the new Societies Act; and further review of the existing bylaws. Board members and Joanna Rogers refined and wordsmithed the proposed constitution and bylaws. The new constitution and bylaws must be approved at the AGM on October 13 2018. Kathy Gilbert will make changes as discussed at the August 13 2018 meeting and will recirculate to Board members for their endorsement via email.
Positions up for election at AGM
The following positions are up for election:
Marina Projects Manager
Marina Construction Manager
Additionally, two positions will be vacated prior to expiry of the incumbents’ term following the AGM:
Marina Operations Manager
If the bylaws are adopted as proposed at the AGM, the vacated positions wil be filled by Board appointment until the term of the positions comes up for renewal.
Other resolutions for the AGM
No motions other than the regular AGM motions and adoption of the new constitution and bylaws are anticipated prior to mail out of the 2018 AGM package.
Jeremy will prepare a president’s letter for inclusion in the AGM package (AGM to be held on October 13 2018.
The meeting was adjourned at 5:50 pm.
August 13 2018 at 4:00 pm. Location Thieves Bay Park.
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