Monday, November 26, 2012

November Meeting Minutes (Meeting NEXT MONDAY NIGHT TBA))

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Meeting Minutes
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.
Treasurer’s Report
$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.

Unfinished Business
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.

New Business
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.

Closing

Reminders:
*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.
Upcoming races/events:
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.


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