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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                     04 January 2002
Lancaster, California

Minutes of the January 2002 regular business meeting.


CALL TO ORDER

Meeting was called to order by Mr. Crawford at 2001 hours in the Club
car on the AV Fairgrounds.


ROLL CALL

Members present: J. Beasley, T. Crawford, D. Frozina, M. Lacey,
J. Madriaga, H. Morris, N. Schultz and D. Tate.

Guests present: Jann Mayer, Geri Schultz, Bill Shiverdecker, and
Larry Wines.


DISPOSITION OF THE MINUTES

Mr. Beasley moved and Mr. Madriaga seconded that the reading of the
minutes from the last regular meeting be waived and that they be
approved as written.  The motion passed unanimously.


COMMUNICATIONS

Mr. Frozina reported that we received an e-mail from Trains Unlimited
asking us to link to them on our website.  Discussion followed.  The
consensus was that our links page was for other model railroad club
links only.


OFFICER REPORTS

President: Mr. Crawford welcomed the members to a new year.

Vice President: Mr. Beasley had no report.

Secretary: Mr. Frozina had no report.

Treasurer: Mr. Schultz reported that he had "no idea if we are solvent".
Mr. Schultz also reported that he had yet to receive the treasurer
materials from Mr. R. Wetzel.  We will need new checks, as our bank was
bought our by another bank.  Our P.O. Box is in limbo, as the P.O.
cannot locate our box fee.

Publicist: Mr. Beasley reported that he has contacted the AV Press
several times trying to get us listed in the Showcase, or other,
sections of the paper.  To date, he has not had much luck.

Superintendent: Mr. Veihdeffer was absent.


COMMITTEE REPORTS

Mr. Crawford established the following committees with the following
chairs:

  Electrical:         Mr. Tate
  Fair Liaison:       Mr. Schultz
  Grounds:            Mr. Veihdeffer
  Housekeeping:       Mr. Lacey
  Inventory:          Mr. Frozina
  Operations:         Mr. Veihdeffer
  Rolling Stock:      Mr. Beasley (assisted by Mr. Madriaga)
  Scenery/Structures: Mr. Veihdeffer
  Track:              Mr. Tate

Fair Liaison: Mr. Schultz reported that he would contact Fair Board
President Jack Seefus about "where we go from here" after the
re-organization of the Fair Board.  Larry Wines mentioned that if
needed, the museum complex in Boron would welcome us.

Operations: Mr. Crawford reported for Mr. Veihdeffer about our new
Operations Manual, and that the last operating session was a good one.


SPECIAL ORDERS

Mr. Crawford welcomed Mr. Jann Mayer as a prospective member.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Moved to next meeting.


NEW BUSINESS

None.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Larry Wines talked about the K-Line Freedom Train O scale model that can
be obtained at a discount through the www.freedomtrain.org website.


ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Madriaga moved and Mr. Beasley seconded to adjourn the meeting.  The
motion passed unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 2033 hours.

Submitted by



Donald J. Frozina
Secretary

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