Fairfield League of Yankee Radio Controllers  

Secretary Report

April 4, 2018 Club Meeting


   Meeting Minutes Archive

General Business:

Call to Order: 7:10pm

Membership Present: 24

Approval of Minutes: 

Bob Milanese motioned to accept the minutes seconded by Bob Blonski

Treasurers Report: 

All bills are paid including web site fee which has increased to $165.  There is $109.00 balance in the bank.  Unpaid members present paid their 2018 dues.  


Bob Milanese volunteered to call those unpaid members to get everyone onboard.


        58 Paid members as of the start of the meeting

Field Maintenance:  

Field is in good shape. Solar power is hooked up.

1.   Minimal work required for this year

2.   No new soil needed

3.   Filed was de-thatched

4.   Mole problem should be eradicated too early to tell they are hibernating

5.   Filed clean up TBD 4/20-4/21

6.   Table tops need work

7.  Gate needs paint

8.  First Aid kit needs to be updated

9.   Eversource put a new road in for us Bob Milanese was thanked for his pursuing this project

Sound & Safety:    

Everyone needs to keep in mind there is not difference between the front of a plane and the mussel of a gun.


    CAP will visit June 2 rain date June 9

    Ken Blauís bus raised $400 toward pinic fund

    Warbirds Over Chenango Bridge event. The Greater Binghamton (full scale) Airshow has been rescheduled for the weekend of 6/30,

 Old Business:

       Eastern Jamboree

        WRAMS Swap Meet March 31 in Yorktown Heights

        Dues and potential penalties next year (Motta)

New Business:

        Charter Has Been completed and ready for review the fiscal year will be changed to July 1 see discussion below.

        Following a lengthy discussion on dues collection A Motion was made: All Dues Must Be Paid By May 1 Of 2018 and on May 1 of Future Years.  If Payment Has Not Been Received By May 1 The Delinquent Member Losses All Field Privileges.  Wearing ID badge is now mandatory  A current paid membership list will be posted at the field

        Ron Witlock was presented with an engraved prop contributed by Dave Baron.  The presentation was made on the celebration of the 50th year anniversary of Fly RC Ron is the only remaining original member. .

50/50:  Keith Gustafson

Show and Tell:

        Bob Motta Jet

        How to fix stripped plug hole

Meeting Adjournment: 7:55PM



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