Capital District Tenpin Bowling Association

Board of Directors Meeting

November 30, 2003

McArthur Lanes

Meeting Minutes

Attendees:   Pierre Gratton, , Graham Ginsberg, Ed Zabarauskas,

Regrets:       Rheal Proulx, Owen Labelle

1)    Call to Order:

The meeting was called to order at 9:15 a.m.

2)    Agenda.

The published agenda was agreed to with the addition of CTF Transition Board.

3)    Review of Minutes

The board reviewed minutes from Sept 28, 2003 and November 9, 2003.  Both were approved unanimously.

4)    Executive Reports

a)     President

The President reported that an initial meeting had been held with the local WIBC and YABA Presidents regarding the CTF merger and that an initial meeting of the transition board would be held on December 14.

The President also reported that he had had discussions with the new management at McArthur lanes and while they are very reception to ideas and suggestions only time will tell if they are able to implement any improvements.

b)    Vice President

No report.

c)     Secretary/Treasurer (see attached)

There are presently 373 bowlers in 11 leagues.  Only one league is outstanding (EarlyBirds) but they are struggling to establish themselves for this season.

The secretary reported that he has almost completed the data needed for our bonding claim to ABC and that it will need to be notarised.  The President agreed to act as the other signatory in order that it could be notarised conveniently.

d)     Treasurer (see attached)

5)    Other Business

a)     Lane Inspection

Issues regarding payment are still outstanding. Ed has been contacted to try to help.  Action:  Ed to contact Mark and ensure the issue is resolved.

b)    Tournament

Pierre presented his draft tournament.  It was agreed to proceed with this format subject to rewriting rule 4 regarding re-entries and correcting grammar and typos. It was also agreed to remove rule 17 regarding tournament averages and rule 16 regarding tournament earnings.

c)     Awards

While Owen was absent he had forwarded the current list (see attached).

d)     Newsletter

Graham distributed the latest draft of the newsletter.

6)    New Business

e)     CTF Transition Board

As recorded in the President’s report, the first meeting of the transition board will be held on December 14.  Ideally the board will consist of three representatives from each of the founding associations.  As a result we need three directors to serve on the new board.  Graham and Ed agreed to serve.  Graham agreed to contact the other directors for a possible third.  Action Graham.


Next Meeting January 18, 2004 at McArthur Lanes 9:00 a.m.


The meeting adjoined at 11:35.