Gerry Barton, Lucky Marmon, Bill
Marmon, Karen Possner, Judy Lentz, John Lentz, Ann
Marie Cunningham, John Cunningham, Bill Eichbaum,
Jim Drew, Jane Winer, Dave Winer, Larry Heilman,
Charlotte Brewer, Ned Goddard, Alan Gelb, Jeff
Komarow, George Dunham, Renee Dunham, Mary
Kearney, Joe Hage, Sherry Fizdale.
The September and October minutes were
approved as published in The Islander.
Treasurer Alan Gelb reported that
the club is financially on track with $98,000 in the
Bonus and salary increases for Caretaker Joe Hage
were recommended and approved.
Captain Drew Walsh reported on a
successful Work Fest. He noted several projects that
remained to be tackled. Our member handymen have
opted for new wooden screen doors for the club house.
Dave Winer spearheaded an electrification project for
the tool shed. Steve Newman has designed the system.
Gerry Barton suggested making a list of how everything
in the club works as a great deal of information
about things such as the cable, infiltration system, septic
system, etc. is now stored only in the heads of a few
people. Gerry also suggested creating more storage
capacity so that equipment and supplies can be better
Membership Secretary John
Noble will send a letter to persons on the old waiting
list who are now eligible to join, informing them that
they must join and pay dues by April 1. They cannot
remain on the waiting list. This wait list group will not
affect the number of vacancies to be filled by those
whose names are drawn in the spring lottery.
New applicants may file applications beginning
January 1, 2014. The application form is available on
the website, www.sycamoreisland.org. The new waiting
list will have a maximum of 60 people.
Elizabeth Thomas will assist John Noble with organizing
the Spring Lottery in April or May.
Relief Caretaking Report
Thanks to the following
members who volunteered for caretaking duties since
the October meeting: Christy and Garth Ross, Michael
Petrilli, Ben Robinson, Gordon and Linda Phillips,
Penelope Mitchell, Pam Sommers and Fred Pinkney,
Marianne Ross, Debbie and Peter Friedman, Maureen
Jeffreys, Michael Bergsman.
Archivist Karen Possner, along with Tryon
Wells, will be sorting through the club material in
Tryonís possession and working on a more appropriate
way to store the Islandís valuable historical record.
They will also create an index.
Drew Walsh suggested that some of the older longterm
members might want to record their experiences
on the Island.
Alan Gelb reports that he has met with
Law Supervisor Maurice Tobin to discuss insurance
President Bill Marmon announced the slate of club
officers for 2014. It was published in the November
Islander. The slate will be voted on at the December
Bill thanked outgoing office holders, Alan Gelb,
Sherry Fizdale, and Larry Heilman, for their excellent
service to the Club.
The Holiday Party/December Meeting will be held
on Wednesday, December 11th at 8:00: Place: The
home of Garry and Linda Slayen, 6605 River Crest Ct.,
Please bring food and drink to share.
Throughout the meeting, attendees munched on delicious
cookies, homemade by Jane Winer. Gerry Barton
generously put out tea and scavenged other tasty snacks
from the larder.
The meeting was adjourned.