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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                          09 May 2003
Lancaster, California

Minutes of the May 2003 regular business meeting.

CALL TO ORDER

Meeting was called to order by Mr. Crawford at 2007 hours in the Club
car on the AV Fairgrounds.

ROLL CALL

Members present: R. Boone, T. Crawford, D. Frozina, N. Hayes, B. Haynes,
M. Lacey, J. Madriaga, M. McKennie, D. Tate, and H. Veihdeffer.

Guests present: None.

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 the minutes be approved
as written. The motion passed.

COMMUNICATIONS

Mr. Frozina reported that we received the following correspondence.
Cal Bank and Trust, statement; NMRA, renewal card.

OFFICER REPORTS

President: Mr. Crawford had no report.

Vice President: Mr. Beasley was absent.

Secretary: Mr. Frozina had no report.

Treasurer: Mr. Schultz was absent. Mr. Frozina reported that we are
solvent based upon our bank statement.

Publicist: Mr. Crawford, reporting for the absent Mr. Beasley, reported
that our Open House announcement has been sent to MR and RMC.

Superintendent: Mr. Veihdeffer had no report.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Electrical: Mr. Crawford reported that he needed to replace the time
clock for the exterior lights, as the old timer was blown.

Fair Liaison: Mr. Schultz was absent.

Grounds: Mr. Veihdeffer reported that the grass has been cut.

Housekeeping: Mr. Lacey had no report.

Operations: Mr. Veihdeffer had no report. Next run session will be on
31 May.

Rolling Stock: Mr. Madriaga reported that he procured two and fixed one
cement hoppers.

Scenery/Structures: Mr. Tate had no report.

Track: Mr. Tate reported that he could not find a problem with the
double crossover on the Mesa Division, behind Barstow Yard, as reported
by Mr. Frozina last month.

SPECIAL ORDERS

Mr. Frozina reported that Mr. McKennie has satisfactorily completed
his probation. Mr. McKennie was asked to leave the car. Discussion
followed. Mr. McKennie was recalled to the car. Mr. McKennie was told
that he was approved for Regular membership. Congratulations Mike!

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

20th Anniversary: No report.

Car Relocation: Mr. Veihdeffer reported that Mr. Ed Jones might be able
to put us in touch with someone getting rid of portable classrooms.

Greatest Hobby Layout: No report.

Metrolink Decoder: It is hoped that Mr. Beasley will install a decoder
from our stock for the new Metrolink train by Fair time.

Videos: Mr. Morris has no report.

NEW BUSINESS

None.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

None.

NEXT MEETING

The next regular business meeting will be on Friday, 6 June 2003 at 2000
hours in the Club car.

ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Frozina moved and Mr. Veihdeffer 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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