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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                         5 March 2004
Lancaster, California


Minutes of the March 2004 regular business meeting.


CALL TO ORDER

President Tate called meeting to order at 2000 hours in the Club car on
the former AV Fairgrounds.


ROLL CALL

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

Guests present: Tom Fidger, and Danny Lawson.


DISPOSITION OF THE MINUTES

Mr. Crawford moved and Mr. Tate seconded that the minutes from the last
regular meeting be approved as written. The motion passed unanimously.


COMMUNICATIONS

Mr. Frozina reported that we received the following correspondence:
AV Bank, statement; NMRA, bulletin.


OFFICER REPORTS

President: Mr. Tate had no report.

Vice President: Mr. Crawford had no report.

Secretary: Mr. Frozina reported that our website has been updated.

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

Publicist: Mrs. Cenkner had no report.

Superintendent: Mr. McKinnie had no report.


COMMITTEE REPORTS

Electrical: Mr. Tate had no report.

Grounds/Housekeeping: Mr. Lacey had no report.

Operations: Mr. Crawford had no report.

Rolling Stock: Mr. Madriaga reported that 33" NWSL steamer pilot
wheels did not work on his Metrolink cars. He tried Mantua wheels and
they seemed to work on his cars. More testing is needed.

Scenery/Structures: Mr. Tate had no report.

Track: Mr. Tate had no report.


SPECIAL ORDERS

None.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Truck and Crane: Mr. Tate reported that American Heavy Moving and
Rigging's bid was $18,000-$20,000. Mr. Tate will obtain a written bid
from T&T Truck and Crane Service of Bakersfield by our next meeting.

Granicy Square: Mr. Crawford reported that the cost of the grading would
be in the neighborhood of $500.00 and that he is willing to donate this
to the Club. Mr. Boone has been unable to contact his friend who has
done grading in the past. Mr. Morris will contact a friend of his that
has grading equipment.

AV Fair: Mr. Tate reported that Mr. Jacobs told him that we have to have
the car off the former fairgrounds by the end of March 2004.


The meeting recessed at 2052 hours to meet with Jeff Dubell, Cupid's
franchise owner.

The meeting reconvened at 2110 hours.


NEW BUSINESS

Special Assessment: Mr. Frozina mentioned that we would need a special
assessment of $300/member to complete our move to Granicy's. Mr. Tate
asked each member in turn if they could do this. Mr. Boone, Mrs. Cenkner,
Mr. Crawford, Mr. Frozina, Mr. Haynes, Mr. Madriaga, Mr. McKinnie,
and Mr. Morris, indicated that they could.

Web Games: Mr. Frozina asked for permission to use the games from
our website on the website of the Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad
Museum. Mr. Boone moved and Mr. Lacey seconded to allow Mr. Frozina to use
our games on the Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum website. The
motion passed unanimously.

AVRR Name and Logo: Mr. Frozina asked for permission to use our Antelope
Valley Railroad name and logo on his personal 1/8 scale "live steam"
equipment. Mr. Crawford moved and Mr. Boone seconded to allow Mr. Frozina
to use the Antelope Valley Railroad name and logo on his personal 1/8
scale equipment.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mrs. Cenkner announced that John's school is holding a fundraiser on
Saturday, 13 March at the Outback Restaurant in Palmdale. The cost is
$12.00/person for all you can eat. There are two seating times: 1100-1150
hours and 1200-1250 hours. Tickets will be available at the door.


NEXT MEETING

The next business meeting will be on Friday, 12 March 2004 at 2000 hours.


ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Crawford moved and Mr. Morris seconded to adjourn the meeting. The
meeting adjourned at 2017 hours.


Submitted by



Donald J. Frozina
Secretary

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