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General Membership Meeting
February 1, 2005

Secretary’s Report - Rocky Johnson
  • January minutes approved; filed for future audit.
Treasurer’s Report - Mike Christenson
  • January report approved; filed for future audit.
Director-at-Large - Jerry Hanson
  • Reminder that NW Trails Board Elections coming up in April, 2005; if interested in a position on the Board, please contact Jerry Hanson.
Trail Coordinator - Brian Mackenzie for Steve Hohag
  • Trail report from late January, fair condition; due to lack of snow trails have degraded significantly since that time.
  • Groomer was dispatched, but due to rough conditions, could not complete grooming of trail system.  Groomer reported to be operating well.
New Members
  • None present.
Old Business
  • NW Trails Logo Apparel:  Vendor found that will digitize logo for $75 and can access all clothing/accessories; Rob Bell to forward art work to vendor.  Clothing/Accessory catalogs available at each meeting to view and order Logo Apparel.
New Business
  • Winter NWT Events:  Upcoming Trailside Picnic scheduled for February 19th; see new map for time and location.  Rob Bell to take lead on organizing logistics of this event, pending snowfall.  Watch your email for announcement..

New Business, cont'd
  • Snowmobile Softball Game:  Discussion tabled pending snow.
  • Club Fun:  NW Trails Members are getting together for dinner at The Natures Hideaway, in Rogers, Wednesday, February 9th, 7:00 pm.  Please join us!
MnUSA - http://www.mnsnowmobiler.org
  • Question being posed as to whether we felt snowmobilers would support a “Trail Pass” fee in addition to annual snowmobile registration fees … consensus was NO.
  • Yamaha Consumer Show, Monday, February 7th, 4:00 pm, at the Northland Inn.
  • Calendar sale proceeds available and will be distributed to club shortly.
MnUSA Upcoming Events
  • Feb 10-13  MnUSA Governor’s Ride & Rendezvous, Ruttger’s Sugar Lake Lodge, Grand Rapids
  • July 8-10 MnUSA Summer Campout, Cannon Falls
Club Updates
  • None.
Committee Reports
  • Map:  No report.
  • Safety:  Safety Committee met last month to discuss next years’ youth training and to schedule dates for classroom and over-the-snow, location, coursework.  Full report at next General Membership Meeting.
Adjournment: 8:10 p.m.

Next Meeting
  • Tuesday, March 1, Medina Ballroom
  • Board Meeting, 6:00 pm
  • Happy Hour, 7:00 pm
  • General Meeting, 7:30 pm

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