April Meeting Minutes

Submitted by mh on Sun, 04/16/2006 - 10:45
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April 3, 20066:35pm: Vern called the meeting to order.
Special Guest - Jim Stockton, The Clausen’s from the Rimrockers joined us late.
Secretaries Report:
Motion made to accept minutes as printed on back of agenda – seconded, motion carries.
Treasurer’s Report:
Balances read, expenses presented.
Motion made to accept, seconded, motion carried
Bills presented: $50 donated to Alan Hergenrider memorial.
Reimbursment for stamps $39, $40 for tow strap replacement
All bills motioned, seconded and approved.
RVP:
We still need someone to step up and be an RVP for the club.
Swap Meet – at Car Quest on S 27th on May 6th & 7th
Trail Rides:
New Trail Rides: April 9 Rimockers Tar Shack in Pryors & Trail Going to work on and do repairs on the shack because kids have been partying up there and damaging it. We’ll combine with them. Jan’s IGA 8:30, leave at 9.
A few met up with the Mountaineers near Bridger Bowl on the 11th, lots of deep snow and many stucks.
A few went to the Pryors on April 1, more deep snow and a few stucks.
Conservation:
June 10-11 Benbow conservation, August 5 & 6 Morrison
Convention:
Get your applications in – only 18 have signed up as of today. It is on April 29 & 30.
Sword fighters, $200 Sacagawea coins, and tons of fun is to be had. Please join us and meet 4 wheelers from all around the state. All Billings club members are encouraged to show up and show support.
M4x4a has a new club in Butte called the Continental 4WD Club, they have 18 members.
Divide Ride:
Divide ride is up to 88 registrations, if you want to go, get your registration in ASAP. There are only 125 slots open.
BMP/Rally:
Vern needs help with getting sponsors for the spring rally. Tom Henry’s been in contact with Petersen’s magazine to have somebody cover the Mud Bog.
New Business:
Dues are due next month by May 15. According to the by-laws, after dues are due delinquent, your right to vote is null & void. Please get your dues in by May 15.
Peter has everything in order for the new website, and it should be up shortly… it is http://www.magiccity4wheelers.org Check it out.
Chuck strum came upon a $100 gift card to 4Wheel Parts and donated it to the club to put up for auction at Convention. Thanks Chuck!!!
The bylaw amendments are attached.
Election of Officers:
Nomination additions: Stacey was nominated as Treasurer
Joe Coombs was elected as President
Mark Kary was elected as VP
Mike & Dawn Hines were elected as secretary
Stacey Osborne was elected as treasurer
Conservation Officers: Doug Kary & Tom Henry
Correspondence: Carol Reimann
Continuing Business/Old Business:
Motion made to meet at Dos Machos starting At May meeting at 6:30pm. Seconded and carried..
Next Meeting: May 1, 2006 at 6:30PM at Dos Machos Restaurant
980 S. 24th Street West (Just south of King Avenue W)
Motion made to adjourn meeting. Seconded, carried..
Meeting Adjourned at 7:46pm.