General Meeting Meeting, August 19, 2020

Start Time: 8:00pm

 [XX] General Meeting           Held at: [X] Suffolk Archers Range [] Other:_______

 

Board of Directors present: Quorum 

Member Attendance list on file.

Reading of the Minutes of the last meeting [ ] Board [XX ] General [ ] Waived

Motion to accept:   Seconded [XX] Carried [] Corrected 

Treasurer’s Report [ ] Attached [] To follow [] Waived

 

 

Officers Reports

  • President – (J. DiGirolamo)

-Jack spoke about Silver Arrow, along with Harry Lang’s $10,000 donation.  

-3D championship will be in September

-Reminded new due date for dues is Jan. 1st. (all of this will be the responsibilities of the treasurer).

-Discussion of the safety rules took place. A reminder of the safety rules. 

-Discussion about guests took place, reminder about the sign in the book and using the sticky name tag.  Guests are only allowed 3 visits per year. 

-Discussion of the youth, asked for more to get involved.

-Discussion of a nomination committee: Rich Berlin, Phil Bocketti, Mike Matteo, Bill Davies & Mike Lewis

 

  • VP – (P. Donath) Committee Reports

-Discussed: Generator is done, Targets and lights were done for league

-Working on getting a new gator, 

Discussion took place whether or not the club can spend over $5000 (no written documents could be found on that).  A vote on the floor also took place. (39 in favor, 10 opposed)

-Mike M. spoke the the electrician will be here this week to start work in the field

-Tom V. spoke about the new camera system that will be in place, mentioning license plates.  Still using the cards.  Spoke about guests must sign the book

-Jim D: snowflake discussion.  He announced that whoever shot last year will not pay for next year.  

-Discussion of the 300 League by Bill Davies. League starting Sept. 1 (7 weeks) 24 people that’s it. compound or traditional can shoot it, 80 % handicap.  

-Jeff Calderone spoke about the Bow Hunter’s Rendezvous that is coming up that sunday.  Swap meet will also happen. 

-L. Barbera: Field Archery discussion, Forestry discussion (department of agriculture was brought in)

-R. Berlin discussion of new people needing meetings and extending it to the december meeting.

-Pete discussed the use of the red light in the range. Discussed one will be installed at the field. 

Old Business

New Business/Announcements

-Question about when the field lights will be done.

 

Closing

Meeting closed at 901 PM

Motion to close: Tony seconded: Matteo

 

General Meeting Meeting, June 17, 2020

Start Time: 6:00pm

 [XX] General Meeting           Held at: [X] Suffolk Archers Range [] Other:_______

 

Board of Directors present: Quorum 

Member Attendance list on file.

 

Reading of the Minutes of the last meeting [ ] Board [XX ] General [ ] Waived

Motion to accept:   Seconded [XX] Carried [] Corrected 

                                                                                                                                     

Treasurer’s Report [ ] Attached [] To follow [] Waived

Motion to accept:[ ]   Seconded:[Al Macado ]   [] Carried [] Corrected

 

Membership Report:

Applications accepted:   [ ] Listed below [] See attached list         100 on the waitlist

 

Officers Reports

  • President – (J. DiGirolamo)

-Playing catchup

-Changing collection of dues

-Golden Arrow Award – Sal Greco & Jeff Dunn

 

  • VP – (P. Donath) Committee Reports

 

  • Secretary – (A. Romeo)

-Website report

 

  • Board Member – (L. Barbera)

-Spoke about field archery

 

  • Board Member – (J. DeMartini) Event Coordinator

-Spoke about events, 

-Snowflake league raffles (dues relief, crossbows), will be a BBQ as soon as we can have it.

 

  • Board Member – (D. Giangano) – No report
  • Board Member – (M. Matteo) – No report
  • Board Member – (T. Voltz) – No report

 

Old Business

 

New Business/Announcements

-Josh from Landen-Barnoski.: Spoke about what we could due to open up, spoke about gathers, and what we could and could not do.  Next week, hopefully June 24th for larger gatherings.  Asked the membership if anyone has any questions dealing with this topic.

-discussion about closing grounds

 

-Jack spoke about why we closed for safety reasons

 

-Josh spoke about following government protocol, and possible negligence involved. 

 

-Pete spoke about the constitution, article 4, BOD control and manage properties of the club. 

 

-Jack spoke about moving forward.  Asking new members to get involved.

 

-Pete spoke about anyone needing work hours

 

-discussion about members vs. associates.  Terminology & difference was cleared up.

 

-Jack spoke about helping foster the sport to youngsters. 

 

-Jim gave out crossbows

 

Closing

Meeting closed at 8 PM

Motion to close: seconded: 

 

 

General Meeting Meeting, March 11, 2020

Start Time: 8:00pm

 [XX] General Meeting           Held at: [X] Suffolk Archers Range [] Other:_______

 

Board of Directors present: Quorum 

Member Attendance list on file.

 

Reading of the Minutes of the last meeting [ ] Board [XX ] General [ ] Waived

Motion to accept:   Seconded [XX] Carried [] Corrected 

                                                                                                                                     

Treasurer’s Report [ ] Attached [] To follow [] Waived

Motion to accept:[ ]   Seconded:[Al Macado ]   [] Carried [] Corrected

 

Membership Report:

Applications accepted:   [ ] Listed below [] See attached list         100 on the waitlist

 

Officers Reports

  • President – (J. DiGirolamo)

Work Credit Slips -For new members to fill out for proof of attendance

Associates – Not doing away from the 500 member number limit.  A one time trial of 50 off of the waiting list to be called “Suffolk Archers Associates”, pay $300 dues, $100 initiation fee, no voting, Immediate family members only, no guests, 8 hours a year until becoming a new member, make 2 general meetings a year until becoming a member, when time comes for membership comes up if they pass, they are out. This will be a policy change, not an amendment. 

Discussion: how will members know who is who, buttons, or colored dots on the back of their card.   Motion to end the conversation….moved forward.

 

New League – discussion of adding target butts in the practice area for the new league, details will be determined by committee, no targets will be removed, just relocated and added. Bill Davies and Mike Lewis will lead this.

 

  • VP – (P. Donath) Committee Reports

-Events (7 out of 9 board members), largest snowflake league yet

 

Snowflake- 105 Attended, 95 shooters, 2nd shoot 83 people; spoke about raffles (2 memberships, Crossbows); Have to make 3 shoots to be in raffle for crossbow

Game dinner -March 28, sold 30 tix so far

New 3D Course – Set up by Frank Demagio

Electric- (Mike) operating on 200 apps, question of the lights.  Issue with blue optics (solutions are changing the bulbs, or turn on your site light bulb)

Field Archery – first shoot in April, question of staying with Bigshot targets? -working on other possibilities,  discussion of types of targets from the floor

Gate – (Tom V) changing over to a phone app for gate, adding cameras

Computer – Dave & Tom working on new website, hopefully will launch in March

Safety – (Jim) Spoke about any safety issues to be put on clipboard in lodge; Asking First Aid/AED class.  If interested sign up. All Fire Extinguishers have been updated and more have been added around the club; Updating the “how to run a shoot” process. 

VP – sign in book that members and guests with stickers that expire in 24 hours,  guest procedure is any guests that can come 3 times per year. (an email will be sent out)  Veterans and grandchildren are exempt. 

Waivers will be collected and observed. A motion by Mike O’Connor to limit the amount of guests, seconded by Tony Didio. Discussion of having an attorney on retainer (Andrew Levitt)

 

  • Secretary – (A. Romeo) 
  • Board Member – (L. Barbera)
  • Board Member – (J. DeMartini)
  • Board Member – (D. Giangano)
  • Board Member – (M. Matteo)
  • Board Member – (T. Voltz)

 

Old Business

 

New Business/Announcements

-Discussion of removal of hats during the pledge.  Jim DeMartini making a motion for uncovering and standing for pledge at all events (veterans will keep covered to salute),  second Pete.  Wordage in the constitution is there to deal with issues like this.  The board of directors will look into this. 

 

-Discussion of ax throwing, usage permit is for Bows and Arrows only.  Want to clear and stay away from any complaints. 

 

Closing

Meeting closed at 9:24 PM

Motion to close: Mike  O. seconded: