Fairfield League of Yankee Radio Controllers  

Secretary Report

March 5, 2019 Club Meeting

   

   Meeting Minutes Archive

 

CALL TO ORDER: 7:30PM

MEMBERSHIP PRESENT: 25

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Minutes are now  posted on Web site and distributed. A motion to accept was made by Mike Hedrick and Seconded by Paul Ivey. 

Minutes approved

COMMUNICATIONS: CORRESPONDENCE, NEW MEMBERS, AND GUESTS

Charlie McNair, MD  Guest Speaker “Soldiers of A Foreign War”
Farmington Valley Warbird Fly In June 1 details on Web Site
  Warbirds Over LI June 21-22

TREASURERS REPORT

Twenty five dollars from 50/50 were deposited. Ten dollars from the winning was given back to the club by Glen. Pembrook Pumping was paid. 

Ken Blau raised $300 from contributions from Jamboree bus riders.  This money was designated for the picnic fund. 

Pay Pal is set up

MEMBERSHIP

Presently 52 paid Members

FIELD MAINTENANCE:  

 Have submitted Field Improvement Grant To AMA for $4,300

0 Tractor
0 Storage Shed
0 Tow Behind Sweeper
0 Selling Shares to purchase equipment pay off within two years
Field Cleanup day mid-April weather permitting

SOUND AND SAFETY:

Noise Monitoring Protocol will be established

NEW BUSINESS:

Club Event Calendar is updated let’s use it

Mowing Assignment Calendar (Mike Hedrick passed around a signup sheet for the upcoming season.  There was a great response by the membership all mowing dates are presently covered. It will be the responsibility of the member to get the field mowed on his day or contact someone to do it in the event he is not available).  Nino and Bill have volunteered their machines until the club can procure one.

The club will make a presentation to Ridgefield men’s Club July 3.   A request was made for volunteers to assist.  Ron Faanes, Mike Hedrick and two other’s raised their hands.

FAA Registration must be present on the outside of All PLANES.  

This is in addition to AMA & personnel info, which can be inside or outside.

Bill Josiger presented a proposal for the purchase of the field maintenance equipment.  The proposal was to sell interest free shares which would be paid back over 2-3 years. Membership supported the proposal which will be developed over the next couple months.

 Bill Josiger presented a proposal to give John Gallagher a free club membership to compensate him for the expense of using Hobby Hangout for our monthly meetings. Proposal was approved unanimously. 

OLD BUSINESS:

NE JAMBOREE BUS Ken was thanked for his time in organizing the bus trip and reported this would be the last AMA event.  The draw was down over 1000 tickets. 

  Web Site Updating

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Home page will be meeting schedule and upcoming events minutes will be moved to pull down

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Fly RC In the News will be created as pull down

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Duplicate Swap Pages have been corrected

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Learning To Fly RC pull down will be created

CAP Day will be June 1 with rain date June 9.  This year we will have a flying demo organized by Ron before the buddy box activities. Members agreed with the proposed event. 

 Web Site Updating

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Scale Flight Paul Ivey/???

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Jets Nino??

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Warbird Nino/???

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Drone Jay/Gallagher

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Hot Dogging/Dave Baron, Kevin Siemonsen

0 Gliders Ron???

OPEN ACTION ITEMS:

Update Field Rules and Bylaw’s Rich updated the membership on his committee activities.  The revised Rules and By Laws will be presented to Executive committee for approval and then voted on by the membership.

Maintain our Out Reach Program

Re-establish Summer Club (periodic?) mtg. at the Field

50/50 RAFFLE:  Was $52 Will the annual winner received $26 and $26 went to the club.

SHOW AND TELL: Charlie McNair, MD  Guest Speaker “Soldiers of A Foreign War” this was a 40min review of life as a grunt In the Highlands of Vietnam Tragedy.  Good discussion followed.

MEETING ADJOURNED: 8:45

Secretary  

  

        


      
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