Board Meeting of February 13, 2008

ATTENDEES
Dan Sullivan, Mike Cavalear, Lisa Stoyle, Jen Hardy, Andy Goodman, Gary Parker, Bill Keeler, Jim Campbell, Dave Carter, Mike Tropeano, Jim Balkam, Fran Squatrito, Ralph Perrotto, Bill Tholen

SECRETARY'S REPORT
Minutes from January 9, 2008 meeting were reviewed. REPORT ACCEPTED.

OLD BUSINESS

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT UPDATE
Parking lot needs to be lined. Gary Parker and Dave Bostwick will be in charge of maintaining bathrooms. Discussed creating a schedule for opening and closing bathrooms each day. Will hold off on ordering a porta-potty for spring season.

FIRST AID EQUIPMENT UDDATE
Supplies have been received. First aid kits for U7-U19 will be ready for spring season.

TREASURER'S REPORT
Lisa Stoyle presented and reviewed a handout with income/expenses for 07/01/07-02/13/2008. REPORT ACCEPTED.

REGISTRAR'S REPORT
Andy Goodman reported on his attendance at Mass. Youth Soccer Registrars meeting. Still transitioning from prior registrar Ann Shea.

COACHING EDUCATION REPORT
Ralph Perrotto reported on his attendance at the Mass. Youth Soccer Coaching Education Directors meeting. Presented information on a Board development program offered by Mass. Youth Soccer to help develop long term goals and 5 year plan for PYS. 14 people signed up for E Course in March-need 16.

COASTAL REPORT
Fran Squatrito reported. Discussed need to add Noel Cross to PYS insurance for Coastal because she is on the Coastal Board as representative of PYS. Board agreed to add Noel to our insurance. Any new players for spring must be registered with Mass. Youth Soccer and cleared by competition committee before they will be allowed to play.

REFEREE COORDINATOR REPORT
Bill Tholen reported. Referee meeting scheduled for March 26, 2008 at 7pm. So far 21 grade 9 refs and 16 grade 8 refs have been recertified.

NEW BUSINESS

FIELD MAINTENANCE
Bill Keeler presented proposal from Natural Lawn of America for lawn maintenance plan for 4 fields. Cost will be $6,533.31 for the year. Noted that cost per field has gone down from prior years. Motion: Accept Natural Lawn of America's proposal for lawn maintenance at cost of $6,533.31. Passed.

Field clean up will be for either March 22nd and/or 29th. Fields will open on March 31st. There is a lot of work that needs to be done.

Pembroke High School lacrosse wants to use a fields 11 times during the spring for practice (4 days in March, 5 days in April, 2 days in May). Board agreed that the March dates are unavailable due to the fields not being open yet.

UNIFORMS
Spring uniforms have been ordered.

COW BINGO
Schedule cow bingo for April 19th. Need to verify availability of cow.

PICTURES
Jim Campbell reported. We will be using Dad's photo again this year. Tentative dates for pictures will be April 12th and April 19th.

LEASE
New lease was reviewed and discussed. Motion: Accept new lease. Passed

PAUL TURNER SOCCER CLINICS
Programs will begin in April. U8s on Tuesdays (girls @4:15, boys at 5:45) and U10s on Mondays (girls @4:15, boys at 5:45). Cost will be $25 per player. Cost of coaching is $55/hr per coach. 30 participants per session. Registration form will be available on PYS website. Payment will be made by mail.

MEETING ADJOURNED
9:10 PM
NEXT MEETING March 12, 2008