March 2010 meeting minutes
MARCH 8,2010 MEETING MINUTES
was called to order at 7:05 P.M. by president Chris Zangl
13 members were present
The secretary's report was read and approved.
The treasurer's report was read and approved.
Sod Farm report
Sod farm still closed. Discussion on the placement and form of anchoring the porta potty was held.
It was decided to delay further discussion as a conclusion was not met.
The fee structure for use of the sod farm was put off till next meeting. more members need to be present to participate in this discussion as the flying season in near, and we need more input from members.
Quarry Field report
Possible rent change was discussed. Todd will contact Appleton.
As of the date of the meeting there was plenty of snow left on the ground. care should be taken if members wish to use the field.
Field marshall Kerry Hamilton found the gate lock unsecured. It appeared to be B2 squared's lock that was open. Appleton was notified.
The trainer boxes were charged and stored. A buddy cable for JR- Spektrum is needed.
Flight station barriers need to be repaired or replaced. a discussion was held on alternate materials used for the barriers. the discussion will continue at next meeting.
Carl Tregor until 4/25.
A propane gas operated refrigerator will be available to the club in the spring when access to the place it is stored is obtained.
A 100 pound tank of propane will be needed for the operation of the refrigerator.
The flag day fun fly
is confirned for Sunday June 13. Jay Strauss will have all the information.
An electric fun fly
was discussed for September.
Vam has achieved Gold leader club satus for another year. congratulations to all vam members.
25 balsa gliders were donated to the Little Chute public library for their summer rwding program.
The show and auction results are in and we had the best year to date. good job to all who helped make it a success.
There was good feedback from the vendors that paticipated in the event. The wave was very pleased with vam.
A reminder to club members to sign their checks when applying for memberships.
Paid members now number 55.
Field leveling was discussed. included in the discussion was the need for a supply of dirt, and possible rolling of the field and renting a heavy roller.
A work day for repairs needs to be schedueled.
Saturday - Sunday, March 20-21, 2010
10:00AM - 4:00PM
Event Tag(s): *Model Aircraft *Museum & History
EAA AirVenture Museum, Oshkosh, WI
A full weekend of family activities guaranteed to cure those mid-winter blues. Family Flightfest provides exciting interactive activities for kids of all ages. Try your hand at modeling, paper airplanes, aviation art, pedal planes, simulators and more! All activities are included in regular museum admission. EAA members are free.
Contact: Kathy Hanson
Phone: 920-426-6135, Send an Email
Meeting was adjourned at 7:52 P.M.
the secretary wishes to appologize for the late filing of these minutes.
With deep apologies
Jim Van Linn
valley aero modelers.