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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                        01 March 2002
Lancaster, California


Minutes of the March 2002 regular business meeting.


CALL TO ORDER

Meeting was called to order by Mr. Crawford at 2014 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, D. Tate and H. Veihdeffer.

Guest present: Geri Schultz.


DISPOSITION OF THE MINUTES

Mr. Veihdeffer moved and Mr. Tate 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 one e-mail and four letters
since the last meeting.  The e-mail was from the Pomona MRC.  The
letters were from the City of Lancaster, the AV Bank and two from
the AV Fair.


OFFICER REPORTS

President: Mr. Crawford had no report.

Vice President: Mr. Beasley had no report.

Secretary: Mr. Frozina reported that the web site has been updated.

Treasurer: Mr. Schultz reported that we are solvent.  Henceforth,
petty cash items $10.00 or less in value will be reimbursed in cash.
Items over $10.00 in value will be reimbursed by check.

Publicist: Mr. Beasley had no report.

Superintendent: Mr. Veihdeffer reported that we had a good operating
session; that the guest engineers had fun; that we need more throttles.


COMMITTEE REPORTS

Electrical: Mr. Tate had no report.

Fair Liaison: Mr. Schultz reported 

Grounds: Mr. Veihdeffer had no report.

Housekeeping: Mr. Lacey reported on vacuuming.

Inventory: Mr. Veihdeffer reported that he cannot find the 123 Collect
program.

Operations: Mr. Veihdeffer reported that the next operating session will
be Friday the 29th (with Friday the 22nd being a clean track session).

Rolling Stock: Mr. Beasley reported that we need more weights for cars;
also more car-cards for cars.

Scenery/Structures: Mr. Tate reported that the parking lot at the paper
mill has been completed.

Track: Mr. Tate reported


SPECIAL ORDERS

None.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Signal Project: Mr. Veihdeffer will modify the head so that the wires
attaching to the LEDs are covered.

Private Cars: Mr. Schultz was absent.  Mr. Frozina reported that he
gave Mr. Schultz the necessary info and a copy of the logo.

Fast Clocks: Mr. Crawford reported that one has been installed (in the
CTC room).

Engineer Cabs: Mr. Crawford reported that three NCE engineer cabs have
been ordered, along with the necessary plugs.

Toy Trains: Mr. Frozina reported that he ordered the Hogswarts Express
set from Model-Expo Online.  Mr. Veihdeffer said the he'd check with
Palmdale Hobbies to order the Thomas the Tank Train set.


NEW BUSINESS

Vist to Pomona: Saturday, April 27th, 2002.

Vist to Santa Barbara: Saturday, May 18th, 2002.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mr. J. Beasley announced that he will be holding his assembly party
and BBQ at his home on March 22-24 for the purpose of assembling his
new layout building.  All are invited to participate.


NEXT MEETING

The next regular business meeting will be on Friday, 5 April 2002 at
2000 hours in the Club car.


ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Veihdeffer moved and Mr. Morris seconded to adjourn the meeting.
The motion passed unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 2116 hours.

Submitted by



Donald J. Frozina
Secretary

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