Board Shorts – April 2019

A short update on what the Board has been up to…

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SUCCESSES – The Board of Direc­tors (BoD’s) would like to acknowl­edge the efforts of the Man­agers, Offi­cials, Ath­letes, Water safe­ty, sup­port helpers, etc recent­ly in the State Surf/Beach/Boat Cham­pi­onships. There were many great efforts across the club. Con­grat­u­la­tions to all those who took part in con­tribut­ing towards our club efforts.

CONSTITUTION/BYLAWS – The BoD have agreed to endorse the pro­posed adjust­ments and changes to the Con­sti­tu­tion. As such the Club will hold a Spe­cial Gen­er­al Meet­ing in advance of the AGM, date to be advised.

STRATEGIC REVIEW – The BoD is cur­rent­ly plan­ning for a review of the exist­ing 10 year Strate­gic Plan. Data is being gath­ered for con­sid­er­a­tion and to inform the review. Club mem­bers have been offered the oppor­tu­ni­ty to pro­vide feed­back through a sur­vey – please help the process by com­plet­ing this. A sam­ple of mem­bers will also be inter­viewed in advance of the BoD under­tak­ing the review, includ­ing any adjust­ments or changes.

2019/20 SEASON POSITION NOMINATIONS – The BoD would like to encour­age all mem­bers to con­sid­er nom­i­nat­ing for Direc­tor, Gen­er­al Man­ag­er and Man­ag­er roles for the new sea­son. Job descrip­tions for all roles are avail­able and/or feel free to con­tact any mem­ber of the BoD, GM’s and Man­agers to seek any advice and/or insight into the var­i­ous posi­tions. Please con­sid­er offer­ing your ser­vices and assist­ing your club.

CAPITAL EXPENDITURE APPROVALS – The Board of Man­age­ment recent­ly con­sid­ered sub­mis­sions made by the Exec­u­tive Com­mit­tee for cap­i­tal expen­di­ture items in each of the oper­a­tional areas. The Board and Gen­er­al Man­agers are pleased to announce that the items in the table below, totalling over $95,000, have been approved for pur­chase imme­di­ate­ly.

Oth­er sig­nif­i­cant pur­chas­es have also been iden­ti­fied for pos­si­ble inclu­sion in the bud­get for 2019/20. These will be researched and cost­ed, and include:

  • Toilet/shower refur­bish­ment or repairs
  • First aid room ren­o­va­tion
  • Secu­ri­ty sys­tem
  • Roller doors
  • Out­side deck shade sails
  • 1 x IRB engine
  • 15 x Nip­per Krac­ka boards
   1 x IRB Hull Deposit $5,000 A fur­ther $8,000 will be allo­cat­ed in the 2019/20 bud­get, for a total of $13,000
   12 – 15 IRB rac­ing hel­mets $2,000
   1 x Dou­ble ski and board racks $5,000
   1 x Surf boat ~$21,000 Includ­ing freight
   1 x string line of com­pe­ti­tion cans $1,800
Surf Sports Total $34,800
   3 x Train­ing Defib­ril­la­tors $2,400
   Resus­ci­ta­tion “Annies” $1,600 High Pri­or­i­ty
Edu­ca­tion Total $4,000
   Patrol resources to equip two obser­va­tion points $8,000 Eg: New obser­va­tion tower/North point
   Spot­ting scope, tri­pod, new binoc­u­lars and stor­age cab­i­net $1,800 For exist­ing tow­er
   New safe­ty cones and signs $2,500
Life Sav­ing Total $10,300
   15 x Krak­ka Nip­per Boards $18,000 Replac­ing aging fibre­glass Board fleet
   Addi­tion­al board racks $3,000
Devel­op­ment Total $21,000
   Audio Visu­al and pro­jec­tor sys­tem $25,000 For Lounge
   Microwave $350 For Bar
TOTAL $25,350



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