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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                                   06/13/97
Lancaster, California


Minutes of the June 1997 regular business meeting.


CALL TO ORDER

Meeting was called to order by Mr. Veihdeffer at 2013 hours in the Club car
on the AV Fairgrounds.


ROLL CALL

Members present: J. Beasley, T. Crawford, D. Frozina, D. Lawson, H. Morris,
H. Veihdeffer, R. Wetzel, and J. Wetzel.

Guest present: Bill Veihdeffer.


DISPOSITION OF THE MINUTES

Mr. Crawford moved and Mr. R. Wetzel seconded that the minutes be approved
as written.  The motion passed unanimously.


COMMUNICATIONS

Mr. Frozina reported that one letter was received: from the AV Bank
(statement).


OFFICER REPORTS

Treasurer: Mr. Crawford reported that we are solvent.

Superintendant: Mr. Beasley reminded that all equipment to be run during
the Fair must be teched.  Mr. Beasley or his designee will tech equipment.


COMMITTEE REPORTS

Track: Mr. Beasley reported that another loop of the helix is in.

Wiring: Mr. Crawford reported that almost all Tortoises on the lower level
are in.


SPECIAL ORDERS

Election to Membership: Mr. Frozina moved and Mr. Crawford seconded that
Mr. Lawson be elected to regular membership after successfully completing his
probationary period.  Mr. Lawson was asked to leave the Club car.  Discussion
and a vote followed.  The motion passed unanimously.  Mr. Lawson was recalled
and informed of the Club's decision.  Congratulations Danny!

Officer Vacancy: Mr. Beasley volunteered to fill the unexpired term of Vice
President, which was formerly held by Mr. Hertter who left us.  Mr. Crawford
seconded Mr. Beasley's volunteerism.  The motion passed unanimously.
Congratulations Joe!


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Heater: Mr. Morris asked that this be continued to next meeting.

Turntable: Mr. Morris asked that this be continued to next meeting.

Vests: Mr. Veihdeffer asked that this be continued to next meeting.

Train Control: Mr. Crawford moved and Mr. Beasley seconded that we purchase
a 16 block control system for approx. $1200.00.  Mr. Frozina moved and
Mr. Lawson seconded to amend the motion to hold off our purchase until
handheld throttles were available.  The amendment passed unanimously.  The
motion as amended passed unanimously.


NEW BUSINESS

None.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mr. Veihdeffer mentioned that the AV N Scalers will be at the GATS show,
12-13 July 1997 in Pomona with a 24' x 28' modular layout.

Mr. Beasley asked if any members were interested in visiting Gary Segal's
layout the first Saturday of July.  Segal's 1100 square foot layout was
featured in the April 1996 issue of Model Railroader.


NEXT MEETING

The next regular business meeting will be on Friday, 11 July 1997, at 2000
hours in the Club car.


ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business or discussion, Mr. Beasley moved and
Mr. Crawford seconded that we adjourn the meeting.  The motion passed
unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 2042 hours.


Submitted by


Donald J. Frozina
Secretary

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