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Belmont Youth Hockey
Meeting Minutes
February 8, 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 February 8, 2011in the Staff Room at the Belmont Public Library.

II.        Roll call

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

III.       Approval of minutes from last meetings

The minutes from the January regular board meeting were accepted. 

IV.       Financial Update

We discussed the status of our financial reports.  We appear to be projecting as expected for the season.   There remain some players with overdue dues balances.  We will focus on ensuring that those players pay in full.   

V.        Girls Program Update

We discussed the status of efforts to revitalize the girls program.  A follow up meeting with the committee working on this effort will take place on February 10.

VI.       Tryouts/Placements

We will set a schedule for placements during the first two weeks of March, possibly beginning on February 28. 

VII.     Board Candidates

We have five or six board openings for the upcoming season.   We are in the process of identifying potential new board members. 

VIII.    End of Season Member Meeting

We will strive to hold a full member meeting in early May.

IX.       Walk-Ins

We discussed whether we hold end of year banquets this year and will poll the coaches on whether they think their players and families would be interested in doing so.    We also discussed holding another Ice Melter event this year during the weekend of March 12. 

X.        Adjournment

Brian Quirk adjourned the meeting at 8:25 p.m.

Minutes submitted by:  Jeff Brody