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General Membership Meeting
April 4, 2006

Secretary’s Report - Rocky Johnson (absent)
  • March meeting minutes approved; filed for future audit.
Treasurer’s Report - Mike Christenson
  • March report approved; filed for future audit.
Director-at-Large - Jerry Hanson
  • Club Officers Election:  President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary positions open; Rob Bell went through each of the job descriptions; motion passed to push officer elections into May meeting due to lack of volunteers.
Trail Coordinator - Steve Hohag
  • Trails officially closed
  • Grant applications filed
  • Trail captains get your signs out and check with land owners to determine which trails are intact for next season.
New Members
  • None present.
Old Business
  • Crow River News Article:  Rob Bell pointed out article on local trails; copies will be made available.
  • Upcoming NWT Events:  Volunteer Appreciation Night, Tuesday, April 25th at Sundance, 5:45 pm Happy Hour, 6:45 pm Dinner – 26 RSVP’s received; Scott will pick up dessert.
  • Club Fun:  Motion passed to hold June 6th Meeting at shed; will be fun/work night.

New Business
  • Trail Map:  Those of you responsible for map boxes, pick up boxes and maps ASAP; Trail Captains check with land owners now to prepare for next map printing - deadline to determine trails is July; map printing deadline is October
  • Hanover Bridge:  Work to remove seasonal decking will be completed this month; Mike Christenson to coordinate.
  • Elections:  See info under Director-at-Large report.
MnUSA - http://www.mnsnowmobiler.org
  • Nancy Hanson in Washington DC to discuss issues with park service; MnUSA Spring Meeting at Sawmill Inn, April 22-23; DNR will be there with new grant program; no new legislation expected; good MN compliance on trail pass; 23 fatalities in MN this past season.
Club Updates
  • Hamel Sno Runners:  Voted new president; Hamel and Loretto clubs to host picnic weekend after 4th of July
Committee Reports
  • Map:  See info under New Business.
  • Safety:  No report.
Adjournment: 8:25 p.m.

Next Meeting
  • Tuesday, May 2, Medina Ballroom
  • Board Meeting, 6:00 pm
  • Happy Hour, 7:00 pm
  • General Meeting, 7:30 pm

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