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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                        02 February 2001
Lancaster, California

Minutes of the February 2001 regular business meeting.


CALL TO ORDER

Meeting was called to order by Mr. Crawford at 2012 hours in the Club
car on the AV Fairgrounds.


ROLL CALL

Members present: T. Crawford, D. Frozina, M. Lacey, J. Madriaga,
N. Schultz, D. Tate, H. Veihdeffer, J. Wetzel, R. Wetzel and R. Ybarra.

Guest present: Bill Shiverdecker.


DISPOSITION OF THE MINUTES

Mr. Veihdeffer moved and Mr. Lacey seconded that the reading of the
minutes from the last regular meeting be waived and that they be
approved as amended.  The motion passed unanimously.


COMMUNICATIONS

E-mail from Houstonic MRC, updated URL; mail from Daylight Sales, catalog.


OFFICER REPORTS

President: Mr. Crawford had no report.

Vice President: Mr. Veihdeffer had no report.

Secretary: Mr. Frozina reported that the January version of the roster
was placed in the member's mail boxes last week.

Treasurer: Mr. R. Wetzel reported that we are solvent.

Publicist: Mr. Beasley was absent.

Superintendent: Mr. Schultz remarked that we need quicker disaster
response during run nights, as several train broke apart.


COMMITTEE REPORTS

Electrical: Mr. Tate had no report.

Fair Liaison: Mr. Schultz reported that we need to work on our proposal
to the Fair Board.

Grounds: Mr. Veihdeffer had no report.

Housekeeping: Mr. Lacey had no report.

Inventory: Mr. Frozina reported the he will soon inventory the Club's
furniture and fixtures.

Operating: Mr. Crawford established the Operating Committee and
appointed Mr. Veihdeffer as its chair.  Mr. Veihdeffer reported that
run nights need to start at 2000 hours; bring your own locos and radio;
leave the car cards here; and that we need a white board to post job
assignments.

Rolling Stock: Mr. Lacey reported that the oil cans need to be tech'ed.

Scenery/Structures: Mr. Veihdeffer reported that e would like to find a
passenger station that hangs over the tracks.

Track: Mr. R. Wetzel had no report.


SPECIAL ORDERS

Mr. Frozina reported that Mr. Ybarra had completed his probationary
period.  Mr. Ybarra was asked to leave the car.  Discussion followed.
Mr. Ybarra was recalled to the car.  Mr. Ybarra was told that he was
conditionally approved for Regular membership, pending him becoming
current with dues.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Tool Cart: Mr. Veihdeffer asked that this item be dropped.

Stereo Receiver: Mr. Veihdeffer asked that this item be dropped.

Intelligent Circuit Breakers: Mr. Veihdeffer will locate and purchase
said breakers.


NEW BUSINESS

Bright Boys: Mr. Schultz reported that he located and purchased several
new Bright Boys (or their equivalent).

Cab Controller: Mr. Crawford reported that Cab 5 has been sent back for
repair.

Wheel Cleaner: Mr. Veihdeffer reported that he located and purchased a
brush-style wheel cleaner that sits on the tracks.

Missing Headset Radio: Mr. Veihdeffer reported that it's still missing.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mr. Veihdeffer announced that he will arrange for a run at the
Bakersfield Club sometime in April or May.


NEXT MEETING

The next regular business meeting will be on Friday, 02 March 2001 at
2000 hours in the Club car.


ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business or discussion, Mr. Tate moved and
Mr. Schultz seconded that we adjourn the meeting.  The motion passed
unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 2100 hours.

Submitted by

Donald J. Frozina
Secretary

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