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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                       9 January 2004
Lancaster, California

Minutes of the January 2004 regular business meeting.

CALL TO ORDER

Meeting was called to order by President Tate at 2012 hours in the
Club car on the former AV Fairgrounds.

ROLL CALL

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

Guests present: Christian West.

DISPOSITION OF THE MINUTES

Mr. Crawford moved and Mr. Lacey seconded that the reading of the
minutes from the December 2003 regular meeting be waived and that
the minutes be approved as written. The motion passed unanimously.

COMMUNICATIONS

Mr. Frozina reported that we received the following correspondence: AV
Bank, statements; Paul Catapano, holiday card; and NMRA, 2004 calendar.

Mr. Crawford reported that he had several phone conversations with
the Fair management and the city redevelopment agency.

OFFICER REPORTS

President: Mr. Tate had no report.

Vice President: Mr. Crawford had no report.

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

Treasurer: Mr. Schultz reported that we are solvent.

Publicist: Mrs. Cenkner had no report.

Superintendent: Mr. McKinnie had no report.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

The following chairpersons were appointed:

  Electrical:            Mr. Tate
  Grounds/Housekeeping:  Mr. Lacey
  Operations:            Mr. Crawford
  Rolling Stock:         Mr. Madriaga
  Scenery/Structures:    Mr. McKinnie and Mr. Tate (co-chairs)
  Track:                 Mr. Tate

SPECIAL ORDERS

Dues: Mr. Frozina moved and Mr. Beasley seconded that the dues remains
$10.00/month. The motion passed unanimously.

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

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Extension: Mr. Crawford and Mr. Frozina wrote a letter to the city
asking for a 60-day extension.  The city wants our move to Granicy's
to go before the planning board.

Track and Ties: Mr. McKinnie indicated that he would talk with his
contact next week about our request.

Truck and Crane: Mr. Crawford reported that T&T Truck and Crane Service
of Bakersfield will come out and give an estimate on moving the car.

Lease Agreement: Mr. Crawford procured a generic commercial lease,
and Mr. Frozina customized it. The proposed lease was available for
review to the members for questions and comments.  Mr. Tate will take
the proposed lease over to Granicy's for their review and signature.

Granicy Square: Mr. Tate reported that a fence around the car would
not be a problem.

NEW BUSINESS

Air Museum: Mr. Tate mentioned that Bill at Palmdale Hobbies told him
about a person starting up an air museum at 90W and D4.  Mr. Tate met
with the person, who said he'd have to check with his insurance agent.

City Planning: Mr. Crawford reported that since Granicy's is a
commercial establishment, the city planning board wants some paperwork,
i.e., lease agreement, plot plan, etc.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

None.

NEXT MEETING

The next regular business meeting will be on Friday, 6 February 2004
at 2000 hours.

ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Crawford moved and Mr. Beasley seconded to adjourn the meeting. The
meeting adjourned at 2056 hours.

Submitted by



Donald J. Frozina

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