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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                        8 August 2003
Lancaster, California

Minutes of the August 2003 regular business meeting.

CALL TO ORDER

Meeting was called to order by Vice President Beasley at 2010 hours in
the Club car on the AV Fairgrounds.

ROLL CALL

Members present: J. Beasley, J. Cenkner, J.E. Cenkner, D. Frozina,
B. Haynes, M. Lacey, J. Madriaga, M. McKennie, H. Morris, N. Schultz,
and D. Tate.

Guest present: Dakota Walfhall.

DISPOSITION OF THE MINUTES

Mr. Tate moved and Mr. Schultz 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

Four pieces of mail we received: 2 from the AV Fair, 1 from the NMRA,
1 from California Bank and Trust.

OFFICER REPORTS

President: Mr. Crawford was absent.

Vice President: Mr. Beasley had no report.

Secretary: Mr. Frozina had no report.

Treasurer: Mr. Schultz reported that he paid our insurance bill and that
we are solvent.

Publicist: Mr. Beasley again reported that our open house notice has
appeared in Model Railroader, Model Railroading, and Model Railroad
Craftsman.

Superintendent: Mr. Veihdeffer was absent.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Electrical: Mr. Tate had no report.

Fair Liaison: Mr. Schultz reported on a conversation he had with Mr. Jack
Seefus sometime after the meeting the Club had with the Fair Manager.

Mr. Schultz recommended that this committee be disbanded, which was
agreed to.

Grounds: Mr. Veihdeffer was absent.

Housekeeping: Mr. Lacey reported that house cleaning will be on August
10th at 7 am.

Operations: Mr. Veihdeffer was absent.

Rolling Stock: Mr. Madriaga reported that all Club cars are ready for
the Fair, except for our Metrolink train.  It seems that the wheel
sets are not happy with our brand of switches, and keep on derailing.
Mr. Madriaga will visit Bill at Palmdale Hobbies to see if alternative
wheel sets are available.

Scenery/Structures: Mr. Tate reported that he has completed the new
Union Station, which has been installed; new track bumpers still need
to be added.

Track: Mr. Tate had no report.

SPECIAL ORDERS

None.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Fair Work Schedule Sign-up Sheet: Has been posted by Mr. Frozina. Each
member is to sign-up for 5 shifts, 2 of which need to be on a weekday.

Fair Passes: Mr. Schultz reported that he picked-up more than enough
single day passes (and parking passes); and a single Fair-long parking
pass (for the Treasurer), for the lot next to the car.

NEW BUSINESS

None.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

None.

NEXT MEETING

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

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 2041 hours.

Submitted by



Donald J. Frozina
Secretary

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