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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                      03 January 2003
Lancaster, California


Minutes of the January 2003 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, J. Cenkner, J.E. Cenkner, T. Crawford,
D. Frozina, B. Haynes, M. Lacey, J. Madriaga, H. Morris, N. Schultz,
and D. Tate.

Guest present: Tammy Glasgow, Danny Lawson, and Michael McKennie.


DISPOSITION OF THE MINUTES

Mr. Beasley 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 a card and letter from former
member Paul Catapano.

Mr. Beasley reported that he received an e-mail from a prospective
member.

Mr. Crawford reported the he also received an e-mail from another
prospective member.


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.  He also gave an
update on insurance carrier matters.  That he checked with Bank of
America on opening a Club account and their services.  Mr. Frozina
moved and Mr. Beasley seconded that Mr. Schultz open an account with
Bank of America, while keeping a minimal amount in the Antelope
Valley Bank.  The motion passed unanimously.

Publicist: Mr. Beasley reported that our meeting announcement was in
the AV Press two times.

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.

Operations: Mr. Veihdeffer was absent.

Rolling Stock: Mr. Beasley reported that we acquired an Athearn
F59PHI in Metrolink livery, and that Mr. Schultz acquired 2 Athearn
Bombardier coaches and 1 cab car, also in Metrolink livery.

Scenery/Structures: Mr. Tate had no report.

Track: Mr. Tate reported that he has had no success with using polish
on his home layout tracks, although he did state he has been unable
to find the exact kind used in the Model Railroader article.


SPECIAL ORDERS

Dues: Mr. Frozina moved and Mrs. Cenkner seconded that the monthly
dues remain $10.00.  The motion passed unanimously.

Equity Fee: Mr. Beasley moved and Mr. Lacey seconded that the Equity
fee remains $100.00.  The motion passed unanimously.

New Member: Michael McKennie was welcomed into the Club.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Holiday Party: Mr. Crawford reported that the Holiday Party was a
success.


NEW BUSINESS

Greatest Hobby Layout: After much discussion, it was decided to build
the layout from the Greatest Hobby video, most of it to be completed
prior to the Fair.  At the Fair we will sell raffle tickets for
$5.00/each, while making the finishing touches to the layout. Mr.
Schultz is to check with Mr. Jack Seefus on any conditions.


20th Anniversary Banquet: Since 2003 is our 20th Anniversary, we will
hold a banquet in the Fall. Details to follow at a much later date.

Car Relocation: Moving the car to Granicys Square looks like our best
option.  A "Move Committee" will be appointed at a later
time to coordinate the move.



ANNOUNCEMENTS

None, as Mr. Veihdeffer was absent.


NEXT MEETING

The next regular business meeting will be on Friday, 7 February 2003
at 2000 hours in the Club car.


ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Tate moved and Mr. Beasley seconded to adjourn the meeting.  The
motion passed unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 2055 hours.


Submitted by

Donald J. Frozina
Secretary

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