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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                     06 December 2002
Lancaster, California


Minutes of the December 2002 regular business meeting.


CALL TO ORDER

Meeting was called to order by Mr. Crawford at 2003 hours in the
Club car on the AV Fairgrounds.


ROLL CALL

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

Guest present: Heidi Beasley, and Geri Schultz.


Mr. Beasley moved and Mr. Frozina seconded to move the agenda to
Special Orders.  The motion passed.

SPECIAL ORDERS

Ballots were distributed to eligible voting members, filled
out, collected, and counted by Mr. Frozina and Mr. J.E. Cenkner.
Mr. Frozina reported on the election outcome.  The following persons
were re-elected to office for 2003:

  President         Tom Crawford
  Vice President    Joe Beasley
  Secretary         Don Frozina
  Treasurer         Norm Schultz
  Publicist         Joe Beasley
  Superintendent    Howdy Veihdeffer

Congratulations all!


DISPOSITION OF THE MINUTES

Mr. Schultz 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 2 pieces of mail: one Bulletin
from the NMRA, and one utility bill from the AV Fair.

Mr. Schultz reported the he received 1 piece of mail from JA Bash.

Mr. Beasley reported that he received 1 e-mail from the Tehachapi
Loop Club about the car.


OFFICER REPORTS

President: Mr. Crawford thanked the members for their support in
his re-election bid.

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 and on problems
with our current bank. He also reported on insurance matters.

Mr. Frozina moved and Mr. Beasley seconded that Mr. Schultz look
for another bank for the Club and report his findings at the next
meeting.

Publicist: Mr. Beasley reported that the letter he sent to the
newspaper was published; that we need a picture of our private car
on the web site; that Mr. Veihdeffer has all the remaining private
cars and Palmdale Hobbies has none; that Railroad Model Craftsman
published our Club in the looking for new members section.

Superintendent: Mr. Veihdeffer was absent.


COMMITTEE REPORTS

Electrical: Mr. Tate had no report.

Fair Liaison: Mr. Schultz had no report.

Grounds: Mr. Veihdeffer was absent.

Housekeeping: Mr. Lacey had no report.

Inventory: Mr. Frozina had no report.

Operations: Mr. Veihdeffer was absent.

Rolling Stock: Mr. Beasley had no report.

Scenery/Structures: Mr. Tate had no report.

Track: Mr. Tate reported on an article in Model Railroader on using
polish on the tracks to keep them clean.  He will test this on his
own layout and report his findings as they might pertain to our Club.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Small Layout: Mr. Schultz reported for Mr. Veihdeffer that this
layout was not worth pursuing.


NEW BUSINESS

Holiday Party: Mr. Schultz to arrange with the Royal Buffet in
Lancaster for Friday, 13 December 2003 at 7 pm.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

None.


NEXT MEETING

The next regular business meeting will be on Friday, 3 January 2003
at 2000 hours in the Club car.


ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Beasley moved and Mr. Schultz seconded to adjourn the meeting.
The motion passed unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 2056 hours.

Submitted by


Donald J. Frozina
Secretary

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