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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                          13 May 2005
Lancaster, California

Minutes of the May 2005 regular business meeting.

CALL TO ORDER

President Tate called the meeting to order at 2000 hours in the Club
Car at Granicys Square.

ROLL CALL

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

Guests Present: Denis Finnegan, Katelyn Frozina, and Jerry Robb.

DISPOSITION OF THE MINUTES

Mr. Boone moved and Mr. Yost 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: AV Bank, statement;
Peerless Insurance, notice of possible premium change; Andy Gump, fence
rental bill. E-mail was received from Dan Helland about a fundraiser
picture.

OFFICER REPORTS

President: Mr. Tate had no report.

Vice President: Mr. Crawford reported that in June he would be moving to
Colorado to take a position as superintendent of eight housing tracts,
so the positions of Vice President and Treasurer will become available.

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

Treasurer: Mr. Crawford reported that we are solvent.

Publicist: Mr. Lacey had no report.

Superintendent: Mr. McKennie was absent.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Construction: Mr. Yost had no report.

Electrical: Mr. Tate had no report.

Grounds: Mr. McKennie was absent.

Housekeeping: Mr. Lacey reported that he would clean out the refrigerator
prior to the next meeting. Mr. Crawford reported that he would stock
the cleaned refrigerator with sodas (member cost still $0.50/each).

Rolling Stock: Mr. Madriaga had no report.

Scenery/Structures: Mr. Morris had no report.

Track: Mr. Tate had no report.

SPECIAL ORDERS

Regular Membership: Mr. Fidger requested, and was granted, to convert
from honorary membership to regular membership starting in July 2005.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Stairs: Mr. Yost reported that the stringers have been primed and that
he will create a third riser based upon the other two. He will use joist
hangers to attach the stringers to the platform.

Locks: Mr. McKennie was absent.

NEW BUSINESS

Weekly meetings: We will resume weekly meetings starting in June.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mr. Jefferson reported that the HDMMRC would have an information booth
at the Fair.

Mr. Jefferson offered to display flyers at Smith Brothers.

Mr. Frozina reported that the Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum
would have their Spring Meet from May 27-30, 2005. 

NEXT MEETING

The next regular business meeting will be on Friday, 3 June 2005, at
2000 hours in the Club car.

ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Boone moved and Mr. Crawford seconded to adjourn the meeting. The
motion passed unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 2054 hours.

Submitted by



Donald J. Frozina
Secretary

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