Belmont Youth Hockey Association is dedicated to the character development of Belmont youth through teaching, coaching and playing ice hockey.

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Belmont Youth Hockey

Meeting Minutes


January 3, 2011

I.          Call to order

A regular meeting of the board of the Belmont Youth Hockey Association (BYHA) was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on January 3, 2011in the Flett Room at the Belmont Public Library.

II.        Roll call

The following board members were present: Jeff Brody, Roman Chicz, Curtis Cole, Jim Finn, Paul Miller, Steve Nally, Joe Noone, Dan O’Connell, Bob Pomer, Brian Quirk, and Kim Rocha.  Absent from the meeting:  Jim Brown, Jeff Carbeck, Doug McLaughlin and Tricia Reggio.   

III.       Approval of minutes from last meetings

The minutes from the December regular board meeting were accepted. 

IV.       Financial Update

We discussed the status of our financial reports.   We also discussed the status of dues payments for certain members who are overdue and the steps to be taken to ensure payment.   

V.        Upcoming Playdowns

We discussed upcoming playdown games and ensuring appropriately patched coaches will be available for each game.    

VI.       Girls Program Update

            A meeting was held in December with the parents of the girls program.  Those that attended gave feedback regarding the girls program.  We will review the comments, give some consolidated feedback and recommendations to the Watertown program, and decide what is best for the Belmont players for next year (with additional input from the parents).   

  VII.      Upcoming Member Meeting

            We will hold a full member meeting on January 11, 2011.   We discussed an agenda for the meeting.

VIII.    Walk-Ins

We discussed situations where players are injured and miss significant periods of time during the hockey season.  We will consider any requests for a dues reduction on a case by case basis depending on the circumstances. 

We also approved the purchase of an advertisement to support the high school boys program, along with a donation of an equal value for the high school girls program.

XIII.    Adjournment

            Brian Quirk adjourned the meeting at 8:30 p.m.

Minutes submitted by:  Jeff Brody