Club Meeting Minutes

 

Derry Pathfinders  (UNAPPROVED)

Date 4-10-18

 1.      Presidents Welcome –

2.      Correspondence – DerryFest - talked about attending this year. Phil to sign up.

                                                   Allied - Insurance for non-members. Discussion. All vote - No.

3.       Accept Minutes – Clarke motions to accept minutes from 3-20-18. Neil seconds.

                                               All vote -  passes.

4.      Secretary Report – Membership # 200

                                             BOD Report – Treasurers report was Tabled.

                                             Delegate number for special/annual meeting is 4.

                                             We received the new "Certificate of good Standing".            

5.      New Business –   Volunteers for Special Meeting -  Phil, Tom, Mary, Ben.

                                                  Sue will be alternate.

                                                Volunteers for Annual Meeting -  Phil, Sue, Tom, Mary.

                                                    Clarke will be alternate.   

                                                     Carol motions the club pay for the 4 delegates lunches. Neil seconds. All vote - passes

6.      Old business –

7.      Activities – Annual Breakfast at Eggies. April 29th 8am

 8.      Trail Report – Discussion of buying a used Groomer. 

                                          Gates closed on 3/30

                                          Webber gate needs work.

                                          Ditch line with Colin, April 21st 2:00.

                                          DGroomer Day wth Phil, April 14th 2:00.

                                         Discussion on Rodent Control - Dryer sheets and bait.

                                         Need 2 Posts for signage.

 

9.      Other business – Elections  – Andrew elected for Vice-President.

                                                               Ben elected to the Board Seat.

                           Nominations – Andrew volunteers for Vice-President.

                                                      Ben volunteers for Board Seat.

                                                      Tom resigns his board seat, Clarke will finish his term.

                      

10.  Adjourn – Tom motions adjourn. Clarke seconds.

Respectfully submitted,

 Sue Bruno

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Derry Pathfinders

Date 3-20-18

 1.      Presidents Welcome –

2.      Correspondence – Neil received auto deposit from Grant in aid.

3.       Accept Minutes – Tom motions to accept minutes from 2-13-18. Carol seconds.

                              All vote -  passes.

4.      Secretary Report – Membership # 197

                               BOD Report – Treasurers report was passed

                               Waiting on delegate list for annual meeting at the Margate in Laconia.            

5.      New Business –

6.      Old business –

7.      Activities – Will plan Annual Breakfast at Eggies. April 29th 8am

 8.      Trail Report – Ron and Colin groomed Weds. and Fri. 30 or more trees were removed from

                                       the trail and 2 icebergs !!

                                Track is loose – needs to be tightened.

                                 Gate at Webber has been open and shut by someone.

                                  Discussion about old plow truck. Phil to put on Craigslist.

                                  Colin wants to fill in trench next to trail on Windham Depot Rd. near

                                 trailer park. Phil to find out about material to use as fill.

 

9.      Other business – Next year – ideas for fundraising events. Vintage races, poker run, etc.

                                               We have access to Beaver lake.

                           Nominations – Andrew volunteers for Vice-President.

                                                      Ben volunteers for Board Seat.

                                                      Ron & Neil stay for another term.

                                                      Tom resigns his board seat, Clarke will finish his term.

                      

10.  Adjourn – Tom motions adjourn. Clarke seconds.

Respectfully submitted,

 Sue Bruno

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Derry Pathfinders

Date 1-9-18

1.      Presidents Welcome – Welcome Dana, Craig, Ben, and Andrew.

2.      Correspondence –

3.       Accept Minutes – Clarke motions to accept minutes from 12-12-17. Tom seconds.

                                    All vote -  passes.

4.      Secretary Report – Membership # 10

                                   BOD Report – Treasurers report was passed

                                    NHSA Raffle Tix- $500 deposit and check to NHSA sent in.

5.      New Business – Carol motions $500 donation to Timberwolves. Clarke seconds.

                                          All vote  - passes                              

                              Clarke motions $100 donation to Food Pantry. Carol seconds.

                                          All vote – passes

                              Carol motions $200 donation  to Camp Sno-Mo. Clarke seconds.

                                          All vote - passes

                              Clarke motions $100 to Ride-In County Basket. Ron seconds.

                                         All vote – passes

6.      Old business –

7.      Activities –  Frost Fest – Volunteers and Sled count taken.  

                               Feb. 11 - Sunday (12-4)                   

8.      Trail Report – Thank You to Colin for work done in Weber Forest.

                                   Ben and Andrew volunteer with grooming and plowing!

                                   Phil to get them trained. This is great news !                         

9.      Other business – Ride- In  Campbells, Brunos, Clarke, Salibas.

                                Tom to bring donation check.

                           Will try to organize club ride.        

10.  Adjourn – Clarke motions. Everybody seconds.

Respectfully submitted,

Sue Bruno

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Derry Pathfinders

Date 12-12-17

 

1.      Presidents Welcome – Welcome Rudy and Connie. Also, Tom Murray!

2.      Correspondence –

3.       Accept Minutes – Clarke motions to accept minutes from 11-14-17. Tom seconds.

                              All vote -  passes.

4.      Secretary Report – All Raffle tickets are sold

                               BOD Report – Treasurers report tabled.

5.      New Business –  Clarke motions to send $100 donation to the Santa Fund. John seconds.

                                          All vote- passes                                 

                                  Big Thank You to the guys that worked the grass drags to earn monies

          for the club.      Phil, Tom, Clarke, and John.                              

6.      Old business – Trailmaster meeting report Phil and Mary.

7.      Activities – Safety Course report given. All went well. 11 students and 10 adults.

                              Once again - Thank you to Derry Rec. and Derry Fire

                    Frost Fest – Volunteers and Sled count taken.

8.      Trail Report – Weber needs maintenance work. Access by sleds.

9.      Other business – Thank you to all that brought food donation for Food Pantry. Rudy offers to                                                                    bring food to pantry. Christmas party to follow.

10.  Adjourn – Clarke motions. Everybody seconds.

Respectfully submitted,

 
Sue Bruno

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Derry Pathfinders

Date 11-14-17

Attendance - 10

 1.      Presidents Welcome – We will meet at AC park from now on.

 2.      Correspondence – 
           

 3.       Accept Minutes – Tom motions to accept minutes from 10-10-17. Mary seconds.

                                   All vote -  passes.                                

 4.      Secretary Report – Online sales are not available at this time per NHSA.               

                                5 raffle tickets left to sell.

                                BOD Report - Treasures report tabled.                                 

 5.      New Business – Safety Course  – Neil, Diane, Mary. Dick, Clarke,  Carol, Sue & Phil.

                                     Phil is head instructor. Calls for meeting at his house on 11/28 @ 7PM.

                                     Donations for Raffle Basket

                                     Tom motions to pay $10.00 for instructors lunch Clarke seconds

                                          All vote - Passes

                                       John Saliba to take 3rd reserved Ride-In Room.

 6.      Trail Report – Phil & Mary to Trailmasters Meeting

                                     Need tree Maintenance.

                                           Phil to start Groomer.

7.      Other business – Next meeting is on Tues.Dec 12th at 6:30. Bring can goods for Donations

                                      Bring dessert to share and a Yankee Swap gift for $20.00           

 8.      Adjourn –

Respectfully submitted,

Sue Bruno

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Derry Pathfinders

Date 10-10-17

Attendance - 11

Marion Gerrish Community Center

1.      Presidents Welcome – We will meet at AC park from now on.

2.      Correspondence – Info for camera for groomer. No decision made.

                              Used groomers for sale.

                              Email from Hampstead Fire about a memorial for Jim Degnan.

                                    Conversation led to a First Aid kit for the club. Neil to respond.
           

3.       Accept Minutes – Clarke motions to accept minutes from 9-12-17. Tom seconds.

                                   All vote -  passes.                                

4.      Secretary Report – Online sales are not available at this time per NHSA.               

                                We  received raffle tickets. We have a sign up sheet .

                                AC park will be ready for Safety Course. Will put on website this week.

                                BOD Report – Treasurers report tabled.                                            

5.      New Business – County meeting – AC Park  Monday Oct.23. Please bring desserts.

                                     Trailmaster meeting – John? volunteers to go with Phil. He will take

                                                                               signs course.  Nov. 18th Attitash

 6.      Trail Report – Maintenance days – Oct. 21 – Depot at 8am

                                                         Nov. 4 – Depot at 8am

                        Phil to call state about Rock trail.

                        Phil to call town about grading Weber forest

                              Phil to call Buster about mowing field.

 7.      Other business – November meeting is on Tues. the 14th at 6:30. This is our Pot luck dinner

                                      and safety course planning.           

 8.      Adjourn –

Respectfully submitted,

Sue Bruno

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Derry Pathfinders

Date 9-12-17

Attendance - 10

Marion Gerrish Community Center

 1.      Presidents Welcome – Welcome to Marion Gerrish.

                                     Temporary until AC park is repaired.

2.      Correspondence – Thank you letter from Timberwolves

                        Presidents Meeting – Phil and Sue to go.

3.       Accept Minutes – Tom motions to accept minutes from April 11, 2017. Neil seconds.

                              All vote -  passes.                                

4.      Secretary Report – Membership collected - 6.

                              We should be receiving raffle tickets soon.

                              Phil to call Eric about AC park.

                                  We will have our October meeting at Marion Gerrish.

                                  County meeting may relocate to Fremont.

                                  AC park will be ready for Safety Course

5.      BOD Report – Treasurers report passes.                                    

           

6.      New Business – Online sales are not available at this time per NHSA.               

                                 Obtained Certificate of Good Standing needed for GIA.

 7.      Trail Report – Phil to contact town about tree in Webers forrest.

                        Groomer is registered.

                        Trail maintenance days to be announced.

                        Phil asked - volunteers for signs class at Trailmasters meeting in Nov.

                        Signs for - Caution Bridge Ahead - Phil.

8.      Other business – Grass Drags Working Fundraiser – Ron, Phil, John, Tom, Clarke

                            Colin recommends purchasing a backup camera for the groomer.

                            Good idea – He will get info for purchase.

                            Annual Meeting Report given. Good time/good food on boat.

9.       Adjourn –

Respectfully submitted,

 Sue Bruno


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Derry Pathfinders

Date 4-11-17

Attendance -

1.      Presidents Welcome –

2.      Correspondence – Thank you letters from Easter Seals, Elliot, Frost Fest,

3.       Accept Minutes – Carol reads minutes from Feb meeting. Neil motions to accept and Ron seconds. All vote- passes. (March meeting was cancelled.)

4.      Secretary Report – Membership #320. Allows us 5 delegates to NHSA Annual meeting.

Neil motions to pay for delegates to attend meeting. Ron seconds. All vote – passes.

Attendees that volunteered are Phil & Sue, Tom & Mary, Carol, and John. John will be our alternate delegate.

5.      BOD Report – Treasurers report passes.                                    

6.      New Business – none

 7.      Trail Report – Saturday morning with Ron to fix gates. No summer grants.

Phil asks members to think about next year’s trailmasters meeting. We need someone to

take the mandatory signs course. Tree in Webers forest to come down.

 8.      Other business – Eggies on April 23rd at 8 am.

Elections – Tom motions the Officers remain the same.Carol seconds. All vote – passes.

                    Tom, Mary, and Ron agree to stay on as Directors. All vote - passes

9.       Adjourn –

 Respectfully submitted,

 Sue Bruno

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Derry Pathfinders

Date 2-14-17

Attendance – 9

 1.      Presidents Welcome –  Welcome  Henry Daigle & Paul Ouelette.

 2.      Correspondence – Recent  Facebook posts read aloud.

 3.       Accept Minutes –  Clarke motions to accept Minutes from 1- 10-17.

                                  Diane seconds – Passed.

 4.      Secretary Report –  Membership report –  Now at 200.

                                        Membership  Application given out at Benson’s was updated.

 5.     BOD Report – Treasurers report tabled.                  

 6.      Activities –   Ride-In was another successful event.

                            Phil & Sue Bruno were presented with the Safety Instructor’s of the Year Award 

                               by Fish & Game.

                            The Frost Fest went well 4 sleds, ran all day. Thanks to those that volunteered.

 7.      Trail Report –  Ron & Colin spent Saturday grooming the trails.

                                Trail 500 was groomed from Kendall Pond Road to Indian Rock Road(old 111)

                                 Parking Lot CLOSED. Pond is not crossable at this time.

                                 Ron was out grooming again on Tuesday the 14th.

 8.      Other business – Club Ride  February 25th.  Meet at Wellington State Park at 8:30am

 9.      Adjourn – Motion to adjourn

  Respectfully submitted,

  Neil Croteau

  Secretary

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