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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                       02 August 2002
Lancaster, California

Minutes of the August 2002 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: J. Beasley, T. Crawford, D. Frozina, M. Lacey, H. Morris,
N. Schultz, and D. Tate.

Guests present: Katelyn Frozina, Tammy Glasgow, and Bill Shiverdecker.


DISPOSITION OF THE MINUTES

Mr. Tate moved and Mr. Lacey 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 7 pieces of mail: 1 from Driver,
4 from the AV Fair, and 3 from the AV Bank.  Mr. Frozina also reported
that we have a new PO Box key.  Two e-mails were also received: 1 from
Accurail and 1 from Paul Catapano.


OFFICER REPORTS

President: Mr. Crawford reminded us about the cleaning day tomorrow.

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 better off than Enron".

Publicist: Mr. Beasley had no report.

Superintendent: Mr. Veihdeffer was absent.


COMMITTEE REPORTS

Electrical: Mr. Tate had no report.

Fair Liaison: Mr. Schultz reported that he will attend the next meeting
of the Fair Board.

Grounds: Mr. Veihdeffer was absent.

Housekeeping: Mr. Lacey reminded us that tomorrow, 03 August 2002 at
0700 hours is the designated time for cleaning the car.

Inventory: Mr. Frozina had no report.

Operations: Mr. Veihdeffer was absent.

Rolling Stock: Mr. Beasley reported the he, Mr. Madriaga, and Mr. Lacey
had tech'ed most of the club's cars.

Scenery/Structures: Mr. Tate reported that he will throw dirt around
the roundhouse; that Mr. Crawford painted a vast quantity of track; and
that Mr. Veihdeffer and Mr. Frozina will experiment with the mountain
paint templates.

Track: Mr. Tate reported that the lead-in, storage and service tracks
have been installed.


SPECIAL ORDERS

None.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Private Cars: Mr. Beasley reported that we received an e-mail proof
from Accurail.  We will sell each car for $14.95, plus shipping and
handling (amount to be determined later).  Members will not have to pay
shipping and handling.  Bill at Palmdale Hobbies will also sell the cars.
The amount of his mark-up still to be determined.

Toy Trains: Mr. Veihdeffer was absent, but it was known that the Hogwarts
Express is ready, but Thomas the Tank Engine still needs work.

Visit to Santa Barbara: Cancelled.

Passenger Station: Mr. Veihdeffer was absent.

Club Future: Mr. Morris reported that he will meet with his Parks and
Recreation Department contact next week.

Wednesday Work Sessions: Mr. Crawford stated that Mr. Frozina,
Mr. Veihdeffer, Mr. Crawford, and Mr. Tate consistently showed up to
the Wednesday work sessions.


NEW BUSINESS

None.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

None.


NEXT MEETING

The next regular business meeting will be on Friday, 4 October 2002 at
2000 hours in the Club car.


ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Schultz moved and Mr. Morris seconded to adjourn the meeting.
The motion passed unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 2046 hours.

Submitted by

Donald J. Frozina
Secretary

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