The Treasurer’s report, upon a motion by Terry Ellison seconded by Rick Yuris, was accepted as presented.
Correspondence for the month was presented to the membership by Secretary Douglas Peabody.
Under Trails the following was reported:
Gate Inventory - James Ellis is doing a gate inventory.
Trail Intersection Signs – Doug Peabody reported that our club has turned in a list of intersection sign needs to the County Club and that the County Club would be ordering signs in the near future for installation next year.
2008 Projects – The following are projects that we need to prepare for next year;
1) Bridge re-decking on Okemo trail
2) Bridge Installation behind Sewer Plant
4) South Hill – Scott Tucker – Gravel Pit
It was suggested that the projects be scheduled as far ahead as possible so as to give people plenty of warning. Most projects will be done in late June, July and August.
It is also suggested that a few lines on missing signs on
Corridor 127 at Corridor 7 be included in the next
Under Groomer the following was reported:
Two Way Radio – President Murphy reports that we are closer to having a workable radio system in the groomer. Brett Sanderson is close to choosing a system that we can use and John is researching one other possibility.
Safety Equipment – James Ellis reports that this project is complete.
Groomer Training – Terry Ellison reports that this project is complete except for new people who will be trained as needed.
Markings for Groomer – discussion held on some areas
Under Unfinished Business the following was reported:
Ancient Roads Committee – President Murphy reported that he is not aware of any progress on this issue since the last meeting.
Membership Committee – The general highlights of the
membership to date for this year was given. The
Shelter Committee – Ted Stryhas has indicated he will provide some of the material for us. President Murphy will check with Town Officials to assure there will be no violations of local zoning by placing a temporary structure on the trail. Also President Murphy advises it best to only involve Ted Stryhas at this point and not request materials from others. We need to save those resources for future projects.
Web Site Maintenance – Doug Peabody reported that he has not received a reply from Steve Wilson reference the letter sent to him last month. Doug will send an e-mail to make sure Steve received the letter.
Under New Business the following was reported:
Trail Marking – Further discussion was held on the
need to mark the trails in
Club Activities – A discussion was held on the fact that the Activities Committee had not held any events this winter. Doug Peabody apologized to the membership for the lack of events on behalf of the committee and explained that the January thaw, along with personal issues, had discouraged him from scheduling any events. It was suggested that those interested bring their ideas to the next meeting and maybe some events could be planned.
Volunteer Help Program – A discussion was held on encouraging more members to volunteer for activities. It will be placed on the agenda for next month.
Securing Right of Ways – A discussion was held on the
proposal from a
Meetings – The
March meeting will be held at Scott and Jean Grover’s on
There being no further business to conduct, upon a motion by Terry Ellison, seconded by Bob Pawlowski the meeting was adjourned at .