Membership Meeting Minutes 6/13/12
Called to order 7:05 pm
15 Members present
Membership count: 110
$660 from raffle tickets
Trail Administrator’s Rpt
Need to raise $23,000
State funds being used to remove trails
Tillotson Grant $20,000 will know in 2 weeks if we get funds-can’t be used until 9/2012
RTP-gas tax for OHRV use. Applied for 20K, will know in 2 weeks
Applied for 20k grant from Yamaha
Applied to Polaris for SxS work machine
Trail Master’s Rpt-Art Beauchemin
List of culverts needed has been made
Trail started on peak but halted due to the ground being too wet. Hoping to continue late july.
Railroad tracks removed up to Carney’s pit
6/21 CDDA Mtg regarding ATV access to town.
Work detail needed 6/24 & 6/30 to do cutting on Sugar Hill, Mud Pond Ridge and the Balsams. Meet @ 8am at Diamond Peaks Store.
OHRV Coalition Update-by Harry Brown
This Saturday meeting at Pittsburg Fire Dept. re: Ct Lake Headwaters 10am. All urged to attend.
SB250 Signed 5/23. Tentative ceremonial opening at Coleman State Park Mid August.
Trail from Pittsburg to Swift Diamond Riders being constructed.
Trail from Pittsburg to Colebrook had hit some glitches.
Next trail project: connect to Stratford and other trails within system.
Fundraising and Activities:
Need more local businesses to join/sell memberships
Raffle tickets are selling
Charter members are getting plaques
Hats and bandanas for sale with club logo
Sending email to members
Website is getting a lot of hits
CDDA Mtg 6/21 re: local businesses getting ATV’s to there businesses
Featuring The Club and Lemieux Garage in July
NHPR story on club aired and available to view online
North Country Endurance Challenge 9/8/12. Each Club will man a transition point. $ raised will be available to each club. 4-5 volunteers needed.
BOD meeting now 1st Thursday of each month.
Rails mtg: all present were for the idea-no problems with ATV’s
Harry gives the “need for involvement” speech encouraging everyone to volunteer-sell raffle tickets etc.
Mtg adjourned 8:05