Decorah Human Powered Trails
T-Bocks Sports Bar and Grill
Monday, November 5, 2012
7:00 p.m. Call to Order
Roll Call: Kirk Johnson, Lee Hackman, Doug Osborn, Jeff O’Gara, Pete Blodgett, Lars Hovden, Marc Folkedahl, Deke Gosen, Feff Friedhof, Benji Nichols, Steve Pasche, Lars Hovden.
$2,934.35 in Judy’s Park and Rec DHPT Account
$635.03 in the checkbook
Recent Expenditures for Sept. and Oct.
9/11/12 -$91.60 Mower Power (chainsaw maint. and parts)
9/28/12 -$94.94 True Value (trail supplies)
10/09/12 -$431.92 Mower Power (Stihl Trimmer and Pole Pruner Attachment)
10/09/12 -$113.17 Rockart Signs (20 decals)
10/11/12 -$517.00 Lars Hovden/Reimbursement for Hats/Visors
10/15/12 -$1,000.00 Jim Tripp (labor 6/27/12 to 11/1/12)
10/15/12 -$160.50 Maverick Label Co. (custom labels)
Approval of Minutes
Moved by Lars; 2nd Captain.
Reports of Officers, and Committees:
1. Trail Building
2. DHPT Hats and Visors: Cost is $15/hat or visor. $500 sponsors get 3 hats; $300 sponsors get 2 hats; $150 Sponsors get one hat. Jusy at Park and Rec has the list.
3. Trail Closures – Move to Table by Deke.
1. Heavy duty “Pop-Up Tent” for events with our DHPT Logo on it.
WAIT on purchase due to low funds.
2. Pugsley Worlds – date??? Jeff Friedhoff will provide $500 prize $. KJ will do an additional $100.
3. Logo – some discussion here. Lars will revisit later.
4. IMT Point Series– General decision to not seek out the organizers. Maybe participate if asked.
5. Snow Blower – more discussion. Nothing decided.
1. Beginner Trails – A definitive “YES!” Many good ideas for creating more beginner trails. First Place is a small loop on the River Trail. Other ideas include the floodplain areas inside the Levee. More discussion needed here.
2. Iowa Bike Coalition Meeting Jan. 26, 2013 – There are people interested in attending to represent DHPT. Benji and Ward are looking into it again.
3. Tombstone marker ? Answer is “YES” “Make it Fun.”
4. Other Items
Need to update Blog and Old DHPT Logo
Need a better updated e-mail list.
Lars will talk with Spinner about the Blog site and how to maintain and manage it going forward.
*1st Monday of each month is DHPT Meeting Night.
*2nd Tuesday of each month is TT or Enduro.
*4th Wednesday of each month is TT or Enduro.
15th Dec.: Snowbike in Platteville
2013 ? Pugsley Worlds
2013 Decorah Time Trials will be held the Last SATURDAY in APRIL (NOT SUNDAY) Start Race at 2:00 p.m. Done at 6:00 p.m. on SATURDAY APRIL 27, 2013. Sunday will be a fun club ride day for anyone staying over after Saturday’s race.