March 9th, 2022

Meeting called to order at 8:09 PM

Minutes from February meeting read and approved

 

Treasurer’s Report-was read and approved

New bills-$13.17 Midwest Machinery unsure what this is for. Jay will find out

      Motion to pay this bill if it is correct made by Jim, seconded by Terry; motion approved

 

Old Business

Terry thanked everyone for the flowers and gave us an update on his health

Sample of the intersection signs was brought in. They look very nice

Vintage ride had about 140sleds. Event went mostly well

Marc went to the Special Olympics ride. He said it is very amazing seeing the smiles on the kids’ faces

Benchmark payments are now set up for direct deposit

 

New Business

Farmington needs to build a shed to store signs. They want to build it on skids and portable. Approximate cost $3800-$4000

Marc made a motion to give each club $2000 for trail or maintenance use. Larry seconded; motion approved

MNUSA fall banquet will be hosted by region 6 in fall of 2023. They will be looking for donations from each club to help pay for estimated expenses of $10-$12k

Kenny mentioned that Willie Ewing is going to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most miles ridden on a snowmobile in 24 hours this March in Minnesota. Current record is 1908 miles

Jerry requested that map ads get solicited earlier next year. He wants to have them all in by the October meeting, so we can have maps printed before December

Rosie says they will mail current advertisers in August asking for a renewal. IGH and Lakeville both said they will contact their advertisers in person. Snowmobile

Zac made a motion to have a dinner before the next meeting in Coates. Social hour 6:00PM, dinner at 6:30PM. Seconded by Larry-motion approved

Farmington is hosting their landowners’ dinner on April 3rd

 

Officer nominations-

President – Marc Williams

Vice President – Terry Stoudt and Zac Tessier

Treasurer – Jerry Schaack

Secretary – Wayne Bedeaux

Trails Director – Rosie Schaack

Motion was made to close the nominations-approved

 

Meeting adjourned at 8:55P M

 

Next meeting April 13th 8:00PM at the House of Coates