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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                     02 December 2005
Lancaster, California


Minutes of the December 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. Fidger, D. Frozina, M. Lacey, J. Madriaga,
M. McKennie, D. Tate and M. Yost.

Guest present: None.


DISPOSITION OF THE MINUTES

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



COMMUNICATIONS

Mr. Frozina reported on mail from: USPS, PO Box renewal; NMRA, Scale
Rails Magazine; AV Bank, statement. Posted on our door was a notice of
a model RR for sale.


OFFICER REPORTS

President: Mr. Tate reported that our electrical issues are solved.
The defective component in Granicy's electrical panel, a removeable fuse
disconnect, was replaced.

Vice President: Mr. Fidger had no report.

Secretary: Mr. Frozina had no report.

Treasurer: Mr. Frozina reported that we're still solvent.

Publicist: Mr. Lacey had no report.

Superintendent: Mr. McKennie had no report.


COMMITTEE REPORTS

Construction: Mr. McKennie had no report.

Electrical: Mr. Tate had no report.

Grounds: Mr. McKennie had no report.

Housekeeping: Mr. Lacey had no report. Mr. McKennie reported that he
fixed the carpet by the door.

Rolling Stock: Mr. Madriaga reported that he has a lead on replacement
wheels for the club's Athearn Metrolink cars.

Scenery/Structures: Mr. Morris was absent.

Track: Mr. Tate had no report. Mr. Madriaga reported that the spur to
the Paper Mill has a broken track and that the top part of the helix
needs a new section.


SPECIAL ORDERS

Ballots were distributed to eligible voting members, filled out,
collected, and counted by Mr. Frozina. Mr. Frozina reported on the
election outcome. The following persons were elected to office for 2006:

  President:      Tom Fidger
  Vice President: Mike Lacey
  Secretary:      Don Frozina
  Treasurer:      Don Tate
  Publicist:      Hank Morris
  Superintendent: Mitch Yost

The President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer will all have
signature authority to sign checks for the club.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

AC Doghouse: Mr. Morris has built an 8x8 ft. platform for the base.

Fence: Nothing to report.

Stairs: Mr. Yost reported that the welder he contacted in Rosamond said
the welding of the stair rails could be up to $300. It was decided that
we will use wood for the stair rails.

Holiday Party: Mr. Fidger contacted the restaurant and reserved the
banquet room. The party will be 16 December 2005 at 7:30 at the Royal
Buffet on Ave. K and 10th St. West.


NEW BUSINESS

Calendar: The first Friday will be the meeting night. The third Friday
will be the operating session night. The second Saturday (starting at
9 am, 3 hours minimum) will be the work day.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mr. Madriaga reported that Golden Emipre Model RR Club of Bakersfield
will be having a swap meet.


NEXT MEETING

The next regular business meeting will be on Friday, 6 January 2006,
at 2000 hours in the Club car.


ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Lacey moved and Mr. Fidger 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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