Agenda for Meeting in November

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Agenda for Meeting in November

Postby Becky » Tue Nov 03, 2009 2:07 pm

There will be a meeting at Wallingford Bowl at 9:30 AM on Sunday. The proposed rule & bylaw changes will be discussed so please attend if you want to talk about the future of NEBA. Changes will be voted upon at the Annual Meeting on Sunday, December 20 at Westgate Lanes.

The Newsletter was delayed this month due to the fact that the detailed agenda for the board meeting was not finalized until days after it shoud have been. On behalf of NEBA, I apologize for this delay and any inconvenience it may cause.

[b]Agenda for Board of Directors’ Meeting -- 9:30 a.m. on November 8th at Wallingford Bowl, Wallingford, CT

Only board members may vote but all members are encouraged to attend ~ Apply now for the 2010 Board of Directors


1. Reports of Officers & Tournament Director Summaries
2. Board member attendance and vote to remove any board member or member at-large in violation of the attendance policy.
3. Board Members at Large Appointment for 2010 – anyone interested must apply in writing to the President Chris Monroy by December 31
4. Discuss Proposed Bylaw Changes (to be acted upon at Annual Meeting unless proposal is withdrawn by person who submitted it):
a. Change requirement of a Board Member at Large to apply “in writing to NEBA President by December 31” -to- “must submit in writing his or her interest to the President no later than one week before the annual meeting. At the annual meeting, the President shall appoint members at large with the advice and consent of the board. All Applications shall be retained as official NEBA records.”
b. Add “and 20 days prior to the November tournament” to “Annual Meeting bylaw changes must have been submitted to the Secretary/Treasurer for publication in the November newsletter.”
c. In Requirements for Tournament Sites remove c-Meeting room and g-Bowling center staff support
5. Discuss Proposed Tournament Rules Changes (to be acted upon at Annual Meeting unless proposal is withdrawn by person who submitted it):
a. Decrease expense fee from $9 to $8
b. Increase the entry fee to $85, change the squad cut from 1:6 -to- 1:5, eliminate the at-large cut, eliminate the senior cut, change the tournament director salary from $350+$1 per entry -to- $3 per entry, change the secretary/treasurer pay from $350+$1.50 per entry -to- $3 per entry, change paying the bowling center per game -to- paying the bowling center a fixed amount per entry of $12, $13 or $14, guarantee first place at $2,500, guarantee the last cash spot at $150 and decrease expenses from $9 -to- $8 ($3 for TD, $3 for S/T, $2 for special tournaments & postage).
c. Increase the entry fee to $85, change the squad cut from 1:6 -to- 1:5, eliminate the at-large cut, eliminate the senior cut, change the tournament director salary from $350+$1 per entry -to- $3 per entry, change the secretary/treasurer pay from $350+$1.50 per entry -to- $3.50 -or- $4 per entry, change paying the bowling center per game -to- paying the bowling center a fixed amount per entry of $12, $13 or $14, guarantee first place at $2,500, guarantee the last cash spot at $150, leave expenses at $9 ($3 for TD, $3 for S/T, $2 for special tournaments & postage). (2)
d. Increase the minimum to cash ratio from 1 in 5 -to- 1 in 5.25 (see chart below)
e. Enforce the “35-mile rule” all squads except the first qualifying squad
6. Other Proposed Tournament Rule Changes to be discussed which did not meet the requirements to be guaranteed to be on the annual agenda:
a. Change the tournament director salary from $350+$1 per entry -to- $3 per entry, change the secretary/treasurer pay from $350+$1.50 per entry -to- $3 per entry and change paying the bowling center per game -to- paying the bowling center a fixed amount per entry of $12, $13 or $14.
b. Change the tournament director salary from $350+$1 per entry -to- $3 per entry, change the secretary/treasurer pay from $350+$1.50 per entry -to- $3.50 -or- $4 per entry and change paying the bowling center per game -to- paying the bowling center a fixed amount per entry of $12, $13 or $14. (2)
7. Annual Meeting Agenda
8. Point Leader Invitational 2009 – Proposal to change from dropping pins before round-robin match play -to- carry over pins
9. Point Leader Invitational 2010 – Eliminate it from the 2011 schedule and replace it with a full field tournament with added money by NEBA, new proposals (proposal A-$75 entry for top 48, $150 entry for other, 1:4 cash, first place $3,000 with 100 entries and first place $6,000 with 200 entries with $200 last place, Proposal B-open field to all bowlers who are in top 48 points or have bowled half the tournaments)
10. Committee Reports – 2010 Schedule, Marketing, etc.
11. Sponsors for 2010
12. New Business



Proposal to increase minimum cash ratio

Current - Maximum ratio 1:5 to cash Proposed - Maximum ratio 1:5.25 cash
Entry
Entries Qual Low Ratio High Ratio Entries Qual Low Ratio High Ratio Increase
41 - 80 16 2.6 5 41 - 84 16 2.6 5.25 4
81 - 120 24 3.4 5 85 - 126 24 3.5 5.25 6
121 - 160 32 3.8 5 127 - 188 32 4.0 5.25 8
161 - 200 40 4.0 5 169 - 210 40 4.2 5.25 10
201 - 240 48 4.2 5 211 - 252 48 4.4 5.25 12
241 - 280 56 4.3 5 253 - 294 56 4.5 5.25 14
281 - 320 64 4.4 5 295 - 336 64 4.6 5.25 16
321 & up 64 plus paid spots for 1:6 353 & up 64 plus paid spots for 1:6 [/b]
Becky Kregling
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