WATERFRONT ORGANIZATIONS OF OREGON
P.O. Box 83926
Portland, Oregon 97283-0926
Minutes of Meeting of April 9, 2013
Wayne Lofton (Mult. Co. River Patrol)
Bob Wilson (Tyee Yacht Club)
David Grant (Miller & Grant)
Dan Gulbrandson (A-1 Marina)
Brian Crist (Red Shield)
Rich Rich (Tyee Yacht Club)
Bob Kennedy (Dikeside Moorage)
Kent Moulton (Dikeside Moorage)
David Horstkotte (OYC)
Sam Galbreath (Macadam Bay)
Mike Bostwick (WOOO)
The meeting was called to order by Bob Wilson, at 7:03 p.m. The meeting was held at the Tyee Yacht Club.
Self introductions were made
TREASURER’S REPORT: David Grant
Balance 5823.81 – all bills are paid. Dues payments are flying in.
The Meeting Minutes of the March 12, 2013, meeting were approved as written.
RIVER PATROL – Wayne Lofton
There is currently a boat repair scam going around. Wayne suggests that we use extreme caution when we contract for any boat repair.
There have been several suicide attempts recently from the Fremont Bridge.
One of the departments boat is under repair. It is a warranty issue but the repair has been difficult.
Grant money for a landing craft has been approved. this is great news. It will allow the sheriff to transport ATV’s to islands for patrol. It will be a huge resource in maintaining thorough patrols on the islands.
LEGISLATURE: Jeff Ingebrightsen
INSURANCE: Brian Crist
Nothing new – rates have been holding steady.
TITLE 28: David Grant & Tom Stringfield
David will be teaching a class on how floats are built. The class will be ongoing.
MEMBERSHIP: David Grant
Discussion of how to solicit new members.
DREDGING: Bob Wilson
Bob attended a meeting with Ann Beier and Andrews Jansky to discuss the Portland State report. We need to help Andrew with his pursuit of a common sense approach to the many dredging issues.
WOOO ANNUAL MEETING:
The meeting will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
The caterer has been hired, however, we still do not have a speaker.
The Marine Drive Dike is up for certification. This is going to be a contentious issue and we should be watching it closely as it will eventually affect all of us. The Corps of Engineers wants no trees, the conservationists want trees. The Drainage District does the investigation and the are looking for help. The Corps is running behind on the re-certifications.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:55 pm. The next meeting will be held at Tyee Yacht Club on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.