October Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes – October 2018

Meeting Minutes from October 11, 2018 held at Sol de Mexico.

The meeting was called to order by President Andy Fix.

Members Present:  Andy Fix, Bob Williams, Cheryl Frank, Ken Flanum, Mike Perry, Bob Neu, Bill Bott

Treasurer’s Report:  Treasurer’s report was handed out and approved as submitted.

Secretary Report:   September minutes approved as sent.

Club memberships are now due.  $35 membership for September 1, 2018-August 31, 2019.

Trail Passes went on sale as of July 1, 2018.  Please mail in your membership form with dues or renew online at www.sno-snoops.com.  Renew early!  Don’t wait!

Waukesha County Snowmobile Association:  We need reps to attend these meetings.  You don’t have to commit to every meeting.  Could you help by attending a meeting or two?

–     Dues for WCSA check was made out and to be mailed by Cheryl.

  • We host WCSA meeting in January.

Raffle tickets are now available for sale.  Tickets are $1 per ticket or $5 for 6 tickets.  Drawing to be held April 10, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. at Delafield Brewhaus.

2018/19 Prize List

1st prize: Triton snowmobile trailer – 11′ x 101″, 2-place enclosed with tilt deck and straight font aluminum trail model #XT11-101SQ. Courtesy of John Hartwig Motor Sports, Rob’s Performance Motor Sports, AER Trailer Sales and Triton Trailers.

2nd prize: $1,000 cash

3rd prize:  Wisconsin Dells vacation home package – Donated by: Pat & DeAnne Standlee

4th prize: $500 cash

5th prize: $250 Action Power Sports gift card – Donated by: Action Power Sports, Waukesha

6th prize: Winter wonderland vacation for two – Donated by: Chanticleer Inn, Eagle River

7th prize: Snowmobile/ATV Get-away – Donated by Best Western, Black River Falls

8th prize: Stihl MS 170 chain saw – Donated by Olson’s Outdoor Power Equipment, Muskego

New Business:

Club Fundraising/Drag Billboard:  Billboard needs refurbishing.  Vinyl letters faded on some ads and the panels need to be redone.  Bob Williams offered to bring the billboard to Star Sales to have the work done.  Ken Flanum will talk to Lines by Stretch about redoing the ads that are current, but faded.

Ken Flanum will work on renewals from existing ads paid from last year.  Cheryl Frank to solicit new advertisers.  We also are looking for places to park the drag both in the winter and in the summer.  Bill Bott to help with the wiring to add tail lights, directional and brake/backup lights.

Midnight Magic:  Everyone agreed that the drag needs to be refurbished and to have it ready to go for the Midnight Magic Parade.  Mike Perry volunteered to drive the drag in the parade again this year.

Trails: Trail Master meeting Wednesday, November 14 at 6:30 at American Legion Post in Okauchee.  Harold has speed limit signs for us.  The high school to have the trails again this year.  Cheryl to send a thank you note to the school.  As always, we will be looking people to learn where the trails run and where to post signs.  We also need volunteers to help put in trail.  Bob Neu volunteered to be one of the people to learn trail locations.  Please contact Ken Flanum or email snosnoops@yahoo.com if you can help in any way.

Ken Flanum to contact landowners for permission and timing of putting in trail.  We talked about starting the trails along the roads and areas we can do around landowners until we are able to get in.

SNARS:  Cheryl Frank to take over the SNARS entries via the groomer tracking system website.

Websitewww.sno-snoops.com.  Website renewal fee was paid.

Sunshine:     Nancy L. Mihlbauer passed away.

May 28, 1943 – September 24, 2018

Old Business:  None

The next meeting is November 8 at 7:00 p.m. at Sol de Mexico.  Hope to see everyone there!

Trails are in!

Club Meeting Thursday, December 13 at 7:00 p.m.

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