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ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                                  01/09/98
Lancaster, California


Minutes of the January 1998 regular business meeting.


ROLL CALL

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

Guests present: Bill Shiverdecker.


CALL TO ORDER

Meeting was called to order by Mr. Beasley at 2012 hours in the Club car on
the AV Fairgrounds.


DISPOSITION OF THE MINUTES

Mr. Veihdeffer moved and Mr. E. Jones seconded that the reading of the
minutes from the last regular meeting be waived and that they be approved as
written.  The motion passed unanimously.


COMMUNICATIONS

Mr. Frozina reported that 8 letters were received since the last regular
meeting.  One from the AV Bank (statement), three from Mouser Electronics
(bills), two from Driver and Associates (binders), one from the AV Fair
(utility bill), and a Christmas card delivered to the right P.O. Box, but
the wrong city.


OFFICER REPORTS

President: Mr. Beasley, as the new President, welcomed everyone.

Vice President: Mr. Veihdeffer, as past President, thanked everyone for their
support the last 2 years.

Treasurer: Mr. Crawford reported that we are solvent.


COMMITTEE REPORTS

Electrical: Mr. Crawford reported that he has half the feeders in on the
lower level connected.  Can run a max of 2 1/2 amps until we get larger power
supplies.  Mr. Crawford also reported that ALL Tortoises on the lower level
are powered and operational.  Great job Tom!


SPECIAL ORDERS

None.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Heater: Mr. Morris reported that his propane company has the burner
assembly.

DCC: Mr. Beasley distributed the Lenz LE-103 decoder installation pamphlets.
After some discussion on the configuration of the proposed DCC system,
Mr. Frozina moved and Mr. Veihdeffer seconded that we allocate an additional
$400.00 to the initial DCC allocation so that we can get the deluxe hand held
throttles.  The motion passed unanimously.


NEW BUSINESS

Mr. Beasley moved and Mr. Frozina seconded that the monthly dues for 1998 be
established at $10.00.  The motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Beasley moved and Mr. Frozina seconded that the capital assessment for
1998 be established at $100.00.  The motion passed unanimously.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mr. Veihdeffer mentioned that on January 17 and 18, there will be an after
Christmas train show at the Bakersfield fairgrounds.


NEXT MEETING

The next regular business meeting will be on Friday, February 6, 1998 at
2000 hours in the Club car.


ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business or discussion, Mr. Crawford moved and
Mr. Morris seconded that we adjourn the meeting.  The motion passed
unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 2100 hours.


Submitted by


Donald J. Frozina
Secretary

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