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Annual General Meeting Minutes

October 21, 2019

I.      Call to order

Meeting was called to order at 705pm by Commissioner Gary Suave with all Board members in attendance

 Town Roll Call

Towns in attendance:

-          Amesbury

-          Andover

-          Beverly

-          Billerica

-          Burlington

-          Chelmsford

-          Dracut


-          Georgetown        

-          Haverhill

-          Masconomet

-          Merrimack

-          Methuen

-          Nashua

-          Newburyport

-          North Andover

-          North Reading

-          Pelham

-          Pentucket

-          Reading

-          Salem

-          Stoneham


-          Tyngsboro

-          Wakefield

-          Westford

-          Windham


I.      Secretaries report – 2018 Operational meeting – accepted unanimously

. Electronic version of minutes will be available for those wishing to view them

II.      Treasurers Report – was read by Brian Sifferlin and was accepted unanimously

III.      Age Director Review for 2018-2019 – read by below directors – approved unanimously

A. Nick Howie 5th grade – All Good

B. Jim Schofield 6th   grade – All Good

C.  Bob Johnson – 7th grade – All Good

D. Larry Hurley – 4th grade – All Good

E. AnnMarie Campovetis – 8th grade – All Good


I.      Tournament Sites for 2020   and All Star Games

Games to be played at Mill Works (like last year)

Preliminary Games – 3/3 and 3/4 – 36 games scheduled

Quaterfinals – Semifinals – Finals 3/6 thur 3/8

All Star Games all to be played on March 9

Regular season to be played between 11/15/19 thru 2/23/20

II.      Player Exceptions

8th grade - Haverhill requests alana shanahan from Timberlane – she was accepted prior years, board and towns have no issue – vote was unanimous

8th grade – North Andover requests ____ Zagami from Reading – Larry Hurley representing Readng said there is no problem, board and towns have no issue – vote was unanimous

7th grade – Tyngsboro requests Grace Wise from Bedford – Jim S researched, Bedford didn’t have a problem with it, and Tyngsboro only has 6 girls before her - board and towns have no issue – vote was unanimous

4th grade – Tyngsboro requests Jolina Medina from Methuen – 1 yr only, Methuen doesn’t have a 4th grade team – board and towns have no issue – vote was unanimous

6th grade – Stoneham requests Gabriella Stamps from Somerville – family is moving to Stoneham on Dec 1st – boards and towns have no issue – vote was unanimous

Nashua – 8th grade – Abby Chambers Manchester to Nashua


The Above Exceptions were discussed and agreed and vote was unanimous


III.      New Teams – Eboard meeting confirmed – introduced at AGM

Windham NH – full program – Eboard voted unanimously to accept and the towns all agreed


IV.       Constitution and By Law Changes – no changes this year

I.      Budget

Due to holding all the preliminary tourney games at mill works, our budget ran negative 5k or so last year. The league still is financially sound, where we are  planning on using the Mill Works for all the games again this year, brian suggestion is to raise the fee to $200 per team. We have approximately 170 teams, we should be fine according to our budget. – accepted unanimously



II.      New Business –

Brian Curley of Dracut – wants to visit the zone defense in 5th grade rule, he will email to his concerns to the board and it will be discussed separately with the 5th grade coaches

III.      Election of officers –

a.       Gary Sauve – voted unanimously for Commissioner

Below officers voted in by Gary Sauve 1-0

b.      8th grade – Bob Johnson

c.       6th Nick Howie

d.      7th – Jim Schofield

e.       Larry Hurley – 4th Grade and Webmaster

f.       Tommy Rossi – Secretary

g.      5th grade – Brian Curley – new election – Dracut

Adjournment – meeting adjourned 815pm..


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