LACONIA LITTLE LEAGUE BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING
Laconia Little League: “Providing Programs for the City’s Youth for 59 Seasons”
Conference Room at The Irwin Zone
Board of Directors’ Meeting: January 11, 2011
: The following members were present:
Mary Nyhan Julie Westcott Bill Salta Art Johnson Eric Petell
Ron O’Connor Eric Nelson Francis Rowley
Call to Order
: The meeting was called to order at 6:30pm.
: Ron O’Connor, Jr. presented Minutes from December 15, 2010 and the minutes were approved by the Board. Ron will post minutes to website on January 12, 2011.
Review Decisions made from December 15 Meeting:
District II Presidents’ Meeting: Mary Nyhan reported that the District II Presidents has a meeting on January 6, 2011 at the Concord Boys and Girls Club. All of the new Presidents got to meet each other and the overall feeling was positive and the new Leagues are excited to join us. A tournament schedule was discussed and accepted by all Presidents.
Calendars: Mary Nyhan noted that Eric Petell has dropped the calendars at her house. January 22nd will be the date to stuff the envelopes with calendars and label them.
Registration Dates: Mary Nyhan reported that dates for Registration for the 2011 season are Tuesday February 15 from 6pm to 8pm, Thursday February 17 from 6pm to 8pm and Saturday February 19 from 9am to Noon. Lora Friend has asked if Babe Ruth Softball can have a table at our Registration Nights for Softball players that may not have gotten the word that Softball is no longer a part of Laconia Little League and the Board approved. Mary will send all Board Members the registration information.
Concession Stand – Review of fee/payback system for improving volunteerism:
Mary Nyhan discussed decisions that were made at the December 15 meeting for Board Members that were not present at the last meeting.
Concession Stand Duty Fee: Mary Nyhan reviewed the new system for Concession Duty Fees and Payback. Laconia Little League will charge $10 per player up to $25 per family at the time of Registration. At the end of the 2011 Season, the individuals or families that completed their Concession Stand Duty would receive a refund from the Treasurer for either the days completed at $10 each, up to the $25 paid. Any Concession Duty days not completed would result in the Concession Duty Fee NOT being refunded and kept in the League Account.
The 2011 Winter Baseball Clinics will started on January 8, 2011. The Clinics will be every Saturday from 5:00pm to 6:30pm with stations set up and run by the Managers and Coaches. The Draft begins on March 5th
. All of the dates are loaded on the Website and Facebook.
Review 2011 Local Playing Rules:
Mary Nyhan reviewed the Local Playing Rules and the Board updated the Local Playing Rules.
Laptop Purchase: Ron O’Connor advised the Board that while they had approved a new Laptop for running the Website and other League business, he had not purchased on yet. They are on sale right now and he advised the Board he would purchase one prior to Registration Nights.
Registration Dates and Information: Mary listed and discussed the Registration Nights with the Board.
Major League Managers: Manager were nominated and most were approved by the Board.
A) Umpire Clinic:
: Art Johnson will be deciding on a date and location for the Umpire Clinics for this season and will announce them at the next meeting.
Motion to adjourn
at 8:00pm. All approved.
: March 7, 2011 at 6:30 in the Conference Room at The Irwin Zone.