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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                     10 October 2003
Lancaster, California

Minutes of the October 2003 regular business meeting.

CALL TO ORDER

Meeting was called to order by President Crawford at 2010 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, and H. Morris.

Guest present: Heidi Beasley, Katelyn Frozina, and Bill Shiverdecker.

DISPOSITION OF THE MINUTES

Mrs. Cenkner moved and Mr. Beasley seconded that the reading of the
minutes from the June 2003 regular meeting be waived and that the minutes
be approved as written. The motion passed unanimously.

Mrs. Cenkner moved and Mr. Morris seconded that the reading of the minutes
from the August 2003 regular meeting be waived and that the minutes be
approved as written. The motion passed unanimously.

COMMUNICATIONS

Five pieces of mail we received: 1 from the AV Fair, 2 from California
Bank and Trust, 1 from the NMRA, 1 from the Pomona Valley MRC.

One e-mail was received from the Transportation Museum in Mojave.

OFFICER REPORTS

President: Mr. Crawford reported that the air conditioner compresser
is out.  He estimates it would cost about $2,700.00 to replace the
compressor and condenser.

Vice President: Mr. Beasley had no report.

Secretary: Mr. Frozina had no report.

Treasurer: Mr. Schultz was absent.

Publicist: Mr. Beasley reported that our club notice has appeared in
the AV Press Showcase column.

Superintendent: Office vacant.


COMMITTEE REPORTS

Electrical: Mr. Tate was absent.

Grounds: Office vacant.

Housekeeping: Mr. Lacey was absent.

Operations: Office vacant.

Rolling Stock: Mr. Madriaga reported that the equipment ran well during
the Fair, and that the wheels on the Metrolink cars can't be replaced
with wheels with that have typical flanges.

Scenery/Structures: Mr. Tate was absent.

Track: Mr. Crawford reported for Mr. Tate that due to the air conditioner
being out, and the hot weather, many of the straight runs of track are
warped.  It's hoped that when the weather cools down, most of this
will dissappear.

SPECIAL ORDERS

None.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None.

NEW BUSINESS

Crane: Mr. Morris reported that the owner of Spuds Crane remembers
moving the car and is willing to do it again. Cost not discussed.

Mojave Museum: Mr. Crawford asked if we really want to go to Mojave. Also,
Mr. Crawford will contact them and find out what their expectation are
and our basic requirements.

Granicy Square: Also, Mrs. Cenkener will contact them and find out what
their expectation are of us and our basic reqiuirements.

Rail and Ties: Mr. Madriaga stated that help in procuring rail and
ties from UP is slim to none.  We need to ask Mr. McKinnie if Metrolink
could help.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mr. Veihdeffer moved.

NEXT MEETING

The next regular business meeting will be on Friday, 7 November 2003 at
2000 hours.

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 2051 hours.

Submitted by


Donald J. Frozina
Secretary

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