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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                      07 February 2003

Lancaster, California

Minutes of the February 2003 regular business meeting.


CALL TO ORDER

Meeting was called to order by Mr. Crawford at 1959 hours in the Club
car on the AV Fairgrounds.


ROLL CALL

Members present: J. Beasley, R. Boone, J. Cenkner, J.E. Cenkner,
T. Crawford, D. Frozina, B. Haynes, M. Lacey, J. Madriaga, H. Morris,
N. Schultz, D. Tate, and H. Veihdeffer.

Guest present: Tammy Glasgow, Gordon Jefferson, Geri Schultz, Bill
Shiverdecker, and Rob Ybarra.


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 the minutes be
approved as written. The motion passed unanimously.


COMMUNICATIONS

Mr. Frozina reported that we received our signed lease from the AV Fair
and an NMRA Bulletin.

Mr. Beasley reported that he received e-mail from members of a new MRC
in Santa Clarita asking if they could visit our operation. Mr. Beasley
also received a call from someone from the Jet Hawks.


OFFICER REPORTS

President: Mr. Crawford reported that he actually did something this
month. (See "Car Relocation" for the stunning details.)

Vice President: Mr. Beasley reported that he sent the defective cab
back to Northcoast for repair.

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

Treasurer: Mr. Schultz reported that he believes that we are solvent,
but since we have not received bank statements for several months, he
could not be certain. He will meet with Mr. Seefus next week to
(hopefully) rectify this issue. Mr. Boone though did offered to
accompany Mr. Schultz to Sun Country Bank to open a new account if
necessary.

Publicist: Mr. Beasley reported that our club announcement was in
Railroad Model Craftsman.

Superintendent: Mr. Veihdeffer had no report.


COMMITTEE REPORTS

Electrical: Mr. Tate had no report.

Fair Liaison: Mr. Schultz had no report.

Grounds: Mr. Veihdeffer had no report.

Housekeeping: Mr. Lacey had no report.

Operations: Mr. Veihdeffer stated that last Friday's run session might
be the last the he will ever set up, since very few members seem to be
interested in running in a prototypical fashion.

Rolling Stock: Mr. Madriaga will get and install a decoder in our new
Metrolink train. Mr. Madriaga also complained that the cement hoppers
would not run at 100 SMPH.

Scenery/Structures: Mr. Tate had no report.

Track: Mr. Tate reported that he finally got the polish mentioned in
the Model Railroader article and it works great, although a bit pricey
for a club-sized layout.


SPECIAL ORDERS

New Member: Ken Stoker was welcomed into the Club.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Greatest Hobby Layout: Mr. Schultz still needs to check with Mr. Seefus
on any conditions.

Car Relocation: Mr. Crawford reported that he e-mailed Granicys to set
up a meeting between them and Mr. Veihdeffer and himself.


NEW BUSINESS

Soda: We need more soda: Coke, Pepsi, 7-Up, Root Beer, Dr. Pepper, and
good 'ol H2O.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mr. Veihdeffer mentioned the Model Railroad Expo at Fairplex in Pomona,
March 1 and 2.


NEXT MEETING

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


ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Morris moved and Mr. Beasley seconded to adjourn the meeting. The
motion passed unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 2024 hours.

Submitted by



Donald J. Frozina
Secretary

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