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MOORPARK CC MEN’S CLUB BOARD MINUTES

DATE:            DECEMBER 9, 2020

Those Board Members present:

Head Pro, Roger Murray  murray@moorparkgolf.com

President, John Lange  hawkeye99@sbcglobal.net

Vice-President, John Levitt  levittlaw@gmail.com

Secretary, Joel Bryan  joelb@akblegal.com

Non-Tournament Director,  Grant Nissen gnissen87@gmail.com

Treasurer, Dennis Muehlenbach  dmuehlenbach@roadrunner.com

Handicap Chairman, Tom Cowley tcowley@verizon.net

Tournament Director, Mike Bell  traunik73@gmail.com

Non-Tournament Director, Rich Vesely vesely55@gmail.com

Those Members present:

Joe Brennen, Tony Seratella

The meeting was convened at 5:00 pm.

DISCUSSIONS:

  1. Roger reported on the course condition, County restrictions and the Shamble event coming up for this Saturday.
  2. John Lange made a motion that the Men’s Club pay $50 toward the cost of the beverage cart, so a beverage cart would be available for every Men’s Club tournament.  A motion was made by John Lange and seconded by John Levitt and passed unanimously.  Grant abstaining.
  3. The board welcomed Rich Vesely as a new member.  Rich is taking the place of Grant Nissen as the Non-Tournament Director.  Rich will be in charge of team play.  Tony Seratella will continue to be in charge of league play.  Two for Tuesday will be run by Joe Sedoti.
  4. Tom Cowley was welcomed as the new Handicap Chairman and indicated that everyone in the Men’s Club should be complying with USCGEA recommendations to post every score within 24 hours.  He will be monitoring club members to ensure posting compliance.
  5. Motion was made by John Lange to increase dues from $150 to $175 effective January 1, 2021.  Motion passed unanimously.
  6. John Levitt presented information regarding green reading books.  The books cost $25 each.  The results of a survey he sent around indicated that a majority of the Men’s Club members would buy the green reading book if subsidized by $12.50 from the Men’s Club.  A motion was made to buy 100 green reading books at $25 each for a total cost of $2,500 and to collect $12.50 from each member who wants one.
  7. Grant reviewed his budget for expected 2021 which consisted of:
  • $1,200… team play
  • $520…... hats
  • $1,200….league play
  • $2,600… Two for Tuesday food and beverage
  • Total $5,520
  1. Mike Bell reviewed expected tournament costs on a 5 year average, expected a total of $7,635.
  2. Treasurer Dennis Muehlenbach indicated there is currently $5,566 in the bank of which approximately was $1,000 of dues already paid toward next year.
  3. Motion was made by John Lange that any other budget matters should be brought up to the board.  The motion passed unanimously
  4. Meeting adjourned at 6:15 p.m.
  5. Next meeting January 13, 2020 5:00 p.m.

November 11, 2020

MOORPARK CC MEN’S CLUB BOARD MINUTES

DATE:            NOVEMBER 11, 2020

Those present:

Head Pro, Roger Murray  murray@moorparkgolf.com

President, John Lange  hawkeye99@sbcglobal.net

Vice-President, John Levitt  levittlaw@gmail.com

Secretary, Joel Bryan  joelb@akblegal.com

Treasurer, Dennis Muehlenbach  dmuehlenbach@roadrunner.com

Handicap Chairman, Tom Cowley tcowley@verizon.net

Non-Tournament Director, Grant Nissen  gnissen87@gmail.com

Not attending:

Tournament Director, Mike Bell  traunik73@gmail.com

The meeting was convened at 5:00 pm.

DISCUSSIONS:

  1. Head pro Roger Murray reported on the course condition and that all 27 holes are open.  He also reported that he had distributed the $2,000 to his non-professional staff which the Men’s Club and Memorial Tournament provided.

Roger also reported that the Mesquite trip is on.  The courses will be Wolf Creek and Canistoga.

  1. There was a Long discussion concerning the Moorpark Men’s Club web page.  The annual cost of “hosting” is $175 and an additional $175 to maintain the domain name, a total of $350 per year.  Joe Brennen can continue to provide hosting and maintenance for $350 per year.  A suggestion was made to post Men’s Club Board Minutes on the website and to encourage members (especially new perspective members) to use the website.  A motion was made by president John Lange to continue to maintain the website at $350 per year for at least another year.  The motion was seconded by John Levitt.  Motion passed unanimously.
  2. Discussion was had concerning the current By-Laws and job descriptions.  John Lange volunteered to make suggestions regarding job description for each officer.
  3. John Lange suggested that each board member bring a suggested 2021 budget amount for his area of responsibility to the next meeting.
  4. The Board discussed raising annual Men’s Club dues from $150 to $175.  Decision postponed to next meeting.
  5. The Board welcomed Tom Cowley as the new handicap chairman replacing Joe Brennen.
  6. Dennis Muehlenbach/Treasurer agreed to send out an email to Men’s Club members regarding dues for next year, (2021) if dues are paid for 2021 before the end of December of 2020, it will be $150.  Pending item #5, if it is paid next year, it may be $175.  Dennis further reported there are currently 92 Men’s Club members.  Dennis also reported there is $5,400 in the bank, $500 will be spent on the Mesquite trip, $100 on the 2-man Shamble tournament, $200 for team play costs and $400 for the SCGA four ball championship gross net, etc. which leaves approximately $3,000 in the bank to be carried into next year.
  7. The Board discussed new members.  Board members agreed to seek out and invite people they play with or get to know to join the Men’s Club.  John Levitt has a list of 6 new members.
  8. Grant reported on Team Play and that he could be moving within a month and possibly before team play commences.  The Board will need a new non-tournament director.  We will also need a new Team Play captain to replace him. 18 Men’s Club members have signed up for team play.  Grant needs 10 more to participate fully in team play.
  9. Joe Sidoti will take charge of “2 for Tuesday” with assistance from the non-tournament director.
  10. Meeting adjourned at 6:15 p.m.
  11. Next meeting December 9, 2020 5:00 p.m.