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Web: www.nwtrails.net           Voice Mail: 952/882-6770                   E-mail: nwtrails@nwtrails.net                  March 2005
General Membership Meeting
March 1, 2005

Secretary’s Report - Rocky Johnson
  • February minutes approved; filed for future audit.
Treasurer’s Report - Mike Christenson
  • February report approved; filed for future audit.
  • Missing map advertiser’s payments:  Polaris; 152 Club and Hitchin’ Post; will be contacted.
  • Club is paying $161/month in interest on groomer loan; may be a good idea to put $10K towards loan; will revisit next month.
Director-at-Large - Jerry Hanson
  • Club Board Member elections coming up; currently have all positions applied for except Treasurer.  If interested in this very important position for our Club, please contact Jerry Hanson.
Trail Coordinator - Steve Hohag
  • First 50% of grant money should be received any time.
  • Groomer has logged < 12 hours this season.
  • Bulldozing tentative to smooth out trail south of Diamond Lake Road.
New Members
  • None present.
Old Business
  • None
New Business
  • Club get-together this month, Thursday, March 10, 7:00 pm. at the Narrows; Cty Roads 30 & 81; please join us!

MnUSA - http://www.mnsnowmobiler.org
  • New “Trail Pass” being pursued, $30/per sled/per year; could double the amount of money that clubs could receive; five (5) out of nine (9) MnUSA regions approved.  Contact your representative at www.leg.state.mn.us with your comments.
  • Members should read President’s article in Minnesota Snowmobiling …
  • New Bill: Two-way trails for city and county roads.
  • Legislation Reception March 9, 2005, Kelly Inn, St. Paul.
  • New Bill:  Hazard Lights.
  • New Bill:  Go back to hard license plates for snowmobile trailers.
MnUSA Upcoming Events
  • Region 8 is hosting MnUSA Summer Campout, Cannon Falls, July 8-10
Club Updates
  • None.
Committee Reports
  • Map:  No report.
  • Safety:  No report.
Adjournment: 8:10 p.m.

Next Meeting
  • Tuesday, April 5, Medina Ballroom
  • Board Meeting, 6:00 pm
  • Happy Hour, 7:00 pm
  • General Meeting, 7:30 pm

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