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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                      10 October 2004
Lancaster, California


Minutes of the October 2004 regular business meeting.


CALL TO ORDER

President Tate called the meeting to order at 2001 hours at Mr. Boone's
residence in Lancaster.


ROLL CALL

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

Guests present: None.


DISPOSITION OF THE MINUTES

Mr. Boone moved and Mr. Morris seconded that the minutes from the last
meeting be approved as written. The motion passed unanimously.


COMMUNICATIONS

Mr. Crawford reported on mail from the following: Pomona Valley MRC,
swap meet; Mike McKinnie, donation. An e-mail was also received from
former member Mike Cronin.


OFFICER REPORTS

President: Mr. Tate reported that keys to the man gate lock have been
distributed.

Vice President: Mr. Crawford had no report.

Secretary: Mr. Frozina had no report.

Treasurer: Mr. Crawford reported that we're solvent. Mr. Crawford also
reported that he made a study of our finances. At the current dues rate we
cannot provide for the necessities, let alone the luxuries. The minimum
amount for dues to cover our necessities would be $15/month. Mr. Boone
gave the club a generous donation.

Publicist: Office vacant.

Superintendent: Mr. McKennie had no report.


COMMITTEE REPORTS

None.


SPECIAL ORDERS

None.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Pole Placement: Mr. Yost reported that he and his son we able to
successfully plant one of the poles at the southeast corner of the car.

Electricity: Mr. Crawford reported that "Twinkle Wire" has been
donated.  Mr. Crawford also outlined the remainder of the work that needs
to be done, although his day job now requires him to work Saturdays.


NEW BUSINESS

Boxcars: Mr. Tate reported that he rescued 6 of our AVMRC boxcars that
were on consignment at Palmdale Hobbies


ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum will be having their
annual Ghost Train public night rides 23, 24 and 31 October from
1830-2130 hours.


NEXT MEETING

The next regular business meeting will be on Friday, 5 November 2004,
at 2000 hours at Mr. Boone's residence.


ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Crawford moved and Mr. Morris seconded to adjourn the meeting. The
motion passed unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 2100 hours.


Submitted by



Donald J. Frozina
Secretary

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