BYHA promotes the development and enjoyment of youth hockey in the Town of Belmont, creating and maintaining a standard of goodwill, sportsmanship and fellowship among it's youth.
 
 
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Belmont Youth Hockey
Meeting Minutes
 
March 9, 2010
I.          Call to order
A regular meeting of the Belmont Youth Hockey Association (BYHA) was called to order at 7:10 p.m. on March 9, 2010 at the Lion’s Club.
II.        Roll call
The following board members were present: Jeff Brody, Jim Brown, Roman Chicz, Curtis Cole, John Curran, Steve Nally, Bob Pomer and Brian Quirk.  Absent from the meeting: Jeff Carbeck, Jim Finn, Doug McLaughlin, Joe Noone, Tricia Reggio and Kim Rocha.
III.       Approval of minutes from last meetings
The minutes from the February 18, 2010 regular board meeting were accepted.
IV.       Member Meeting
           
We discussed the scheduling of a member meeting in late April or early May.
V.        Financial Update
John Curran updated the board on the status of the financials, which are healthy and on target.
 
VI.       Sound System
The sound system we arranged to be purchased for the rink will be installed the day after the rink closes.  We are very pleased that BYHA is in position to give back to the rink and the community and believe the sound system will be a valued addition to the rink.
 
VII.     Board Nominations/Elections
We discussed the status of board nominations for the upcoming year. There are two current board members who have expressed an interest to return and two new candidates who have expressed an interest to join the board. There are four potential openings.  The nominating committee is scheduling final interviews and will submit recommendations to the board at the next board meeting.
 
VIII.    Banquets
            We discussed the scheduling of end of the year banquets. The Mite Developmental Program (a/k/a the Mini Marauders) will not have a banquet, but have instead asked to have an end of the year party at the rink. We also discussed trophies/shorts for the various teams.
 
IX.       Walk-Ins 
As a service to our members, we agreed to distribute to our members by email some information on a baseball clinic being organized by Peter Noone. We also discussed arranging for storage of equipment at the rink for equipment used by the Mini-Marauders.
X.        Player Placements
We discussed the process for the placements, which is ongoing. Placements will continue next week.  There have been additional registrations after the first placement session.   We also discussed the status of some of the girls teams and options for those teams going into next year. We will follow up at the next board meeting. We also discussed options for the Bantams and Midgets.
XI.       Adjournment
Brian Quirk adjourned the meeting at 8:40 p.m.
Minutes submitted by:  Jeff Brody