Summary of Board Meeting August & September 2013


At the Board of Directors monthly meetings held in August and September 2013 it was resolved to:

1.Undertake minor improvements to the Rockpool Café kitchen work space, cool room, freezer and dry store facilities, etc. (approx. $45,000).    

2.Continue to discuss the pros and cons of a potential amalgamation between MIBC Ltd and Merimbula RSL Ltd, with the Board of the Merimbula RSL Club.

3.Conduct the 2013 MIBC Ltd AGM on Sunday 17 November 2013 at 10.00am. 

4.Arrange for MIBC Ltd. directors to undertake an approved OLGR Responsible Service of Alcohol course as recommended by ClubsNSW.

5.Install one Club Sapphire logo adjacent to the large “home of Merimbula Imlay Bowling Club” sign at rear of the Club so to reduce confusion for function and wedding guests etc. having their first visit to the Club.

6.Convert the grass on green number 2 to tifdwarf and repair part of the existing sub-base of the northern end of this green so to create more consistent drainage. 

7.Approve utilisation of part of the proceeds from the Sunday raffle for bowls advertising in the Merimbula cinema and a contribution toward the 2013 pennant travel expenses, as recommended by the Liaison Committee.

8.Amend the roll up fee policy to…“a fee of $2 per head applies to all non-members of Club Sapphire Merimbula for roll ups”.     

9.Remind MIMBC and MIWBC management committees that meal costs, other than for breakfast, are not included as reimbursable expenses for pennant travel.

10.When an opportunity arises in the future, to consider the merits of amending the MIBC Ltd Constitution to introduce a new discounted membership category for retired bowlers, as suggested at the 2013 Mid-Year General Meeting of MIBC Ltd. 

11.Approve complimentary finger food and happy hour drinks prices (20% discount inclusive of member discount) for the 2013 MIMBC AGM.

12.Approve CLUBgrants Category Two donations to: Wallagoot Lake Boat Club, Lions Club Fairway Charity Golf Day, Bega Valley Genealogy Society, Typhoons Softball Club and complimentary room hire for 30 different not-for-profit community groups.                                                         

13.Approve 412 new and transferring memberships comprising:

i.Gym Junior 8

ii.Bowls 12

iii.Social 392

The next Board meeting is scheduled to be held on 16 September 2013 


Damien Foley

Chief Executive

26 September 2013