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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                     8 September 2006
Lancaster, California

Minutes of the September 2006 regular business meeting.

CALL TO ORDER

President Fidger called the meeting to order at 2006 hours in the Club
Car at Granicys Square.

ROLL CALL

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

Guest present: Chris Stilson.

DISPOSITION OF THE MINUTES

Mr. Tate moved and Mr. Lacey seconded to waive approval of the August
minutes until the next meeting.

COMMUNICATIONS

Andy Gump, fence rental bill; NMRA, Scale Rails magazine; NMRA, dues;
Peerless Insurance, liability insurance.

OFFICER REPORTS

President: Mr. Fidger reported that he talked with Tom Crawford.

Vice President: Mr. Lacey had no report.

Secretary: Mr. Frozina reported that he was unable to prepare the August
meeting in time for review.

Treasurer: Mr. Tate reported that we are solvent.

Publicist: Mr. Morris reported that he went to the AV Fair and several
persons asked him what happened to "the train car". Mr. Morris directed
these persons to ask the Fair Manager, Dan Jacobs, the same question.
Mr. Morris also reported that he observed several "permanent" trailers
located on the fairgrounds, contrary to the policy used to get rid of us.

Superintendent: Mr. Yost was absent.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Construction: Mr. McKennie was absent.

Electrical: Mr. Tate reported the the lower level has no track power
and that he and Mr. Frozina would investigate and effect repairs.

Grounds: Mr. McKennie was absent.

Housekeeping: Mr. Lacey reported that he cleaned-up the center aisle.

Rolling Stock: Mr. Madriaga reported that he continues to perform
routine maintence.

Scenery/Structures: Mr. Morris had no report. Mr. Boone suggested that
we purchase backdrop "wallpaper" to enhance the realism of the layout.
Mr. Boone will look into what's available and at what cost. Mr. Crawford's
girlfriend at the time, started painting mountains near the helix, but
quit once she became his spouse.

Track: Mr. Tate had no report. Mr. Madriaga reported that he added a
tail track to the east end of Mojave Yard.

SPECIAL ORDERS

New Member: Chris Stilson was welcomed into the Club. Being from the
East Coast, Mr. Stilson is a fan of Conrail, CSX and the NYC.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

AC Doghouse: We will need a few sheets of plywood for the side that faces
the car; it should be painted prior to installation. The next workday is
Saturday, 9 September 2006.

Fence: Nothing to report.

Stairs: Nothing to report.

Club Cards: Nothing to report.

Holiday Banquet: A concensus was reached on the location of our banquet:
The Texas Cattle Company. Mr. Morris is to visit that and inquire
about dates and logistics.

DCC Breakers: Nothing to report.

NEW BUSINESS

None.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

None.

NEXT MEETING

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

ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Lacey moved and Mr. Frozina seconded to adjourn the meeting. The
motion passed unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 2050 hours.

Submitted by



Donald J. Frozina
Secretary

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