Decorah Human Powered Trails
Monthly Meeting Minutes
February 8th, 2011
Iowa Bike Summit
- IMBA presentation was one of the few presentations that was of any substance
- Decorah will be presenting at next year’s Iowa Bike Summit 2012
- Topics for next year will be: Creating and Club, and Holding a Mountain Biking Event
- Park and Recreation DHPT Fund: $2000
- DHPT Checking Account $170
- Group decided to keep extra funds in checking account and pay any expenses out of Park and Recreation Fund
- Group is going to pay for the registration and gas of sending Jesse and Deke down to Iowa Bike Summit out of Park and Recreation Fund
- Jesse: $87.49 for Gas/Transportation
- Deke: $90.00 for Registration
- Group will reimburse Trevor for IMBA Club Registration Fees
- Trevor: $30.00
- TOW has offered $1200 dollars for the purchase of a trailer for DHPT. Jesse is tracking down possible trailers and obtaining quotes.
Pugsley World Championships
- Course- Approved by the Cresco Snowmobile Club to allow running the race starting at Vernon Springs in Cresco to The Oaks in Decorah.
- Exact course yet to be determined
- Call for Intersection Volunteers: Ogara (Snowmobile), Spinner (Snowmobile), Sov, Deke, ?????????
- Motion was made that we should join IMBA as an affiliated club.
- Reasoning for joining: National exposure to our trails and organization, Access to Grant Opportunities and Grant Education, and Bringing legitimacy to our Organization
- All in attendance voted yes to join. Trevor will sign up group on the IMBA website.
Trail Maintenance Position
· Who: Jimmy Tripp, Andy Schmabbe, Ben Blair
· Payment will be made in 3 monthly installments (June, July, August)
- Previous years sponsors
- Bank of the West, Java Johns, T’Bocks, Toppling and Goliath, West Side Dental, Edward Jones and Associates, Oneota River Cycles, Decorah Bicycles
- Possible Sponsors to Pursue: Hovden Oil, Kelly Regan Chiropractic, Color Graphics, Wicks Construction, Featherlite, Team Rehab, Oneota Physical Therapy, Decorah Bank and Trust, Oneota Coop, Letterworks, Walmart
Decorah Time Trials 2011
- Sponsorship Board- Discussion on making a large poster via color graphics that would contain all the sponsors for the trail system from with room on poster for results to be posted
- 2011 Giveaways- Water Bottles have been chosen to replace t-shirt giveaway
- Awards- T-Bocks has been reserved for the awards ceremony. Basement must be vacated by 5:00 p.m. due to another reservation
DHPT Apparel 2011
- Hats- Interest in purchasing hats instead of t-shirts for DHPT Apparel.
- Quote to be obtained by Trevor and presented at March Meeting
March 2011 Agenda
- Pugsley World Championships Recap
- GPS Unit Info Session- How too???
- Decorah Time Trials 2011
- Trail Sponsors
- Trail Maintenance Position- WHO???
- Trail Running Race????
- DHPT Hats
- Upper Iowa River Trail to Bluffton