Archive for September, 2012

postheadericon LOST AND FOUND

   FOUND:
A pair of prescription transition glasses found on the Stratton Powerline ATV Trail. Please contact Debbie at the Camden National Bank in Stratton or call Dick Smith at 207-246-3201

postheadericon WINDMILL TRAIL

TRAIL NEWS

-NOTICE-

The club has just been informed by AFM that Antler Hill Rd. will be closed to ATV`s after Labor Day for road repairs and logging until next July. You will have access to the Windmills via the Airport Rd. It will however be a turn around ride.

postheadericon SEPTEMBER 2012 MINUTES

Flagstaff Area ATV Club Meeting

09/08/2012

Authors Peter & Nancy Wagner

Presidents Report: Don Plante damp@tds.net

*A short meeting was called to order.. We welcomed the landowners and club members that were there. We informed the landowners that there wouldn’t be any ATV or Snowmobile clubs without the generosity of letting us have trails on there land. We thanked them for it.
*Thanked our Trailmaster and all the volunteers for the work that was accomplished this past year.
*Congratulations went out to Dick and Ruthann Smith and also Bob and Sally Smith on their wedding anniversary which was yesterday.
*We now have the plates with our decal on it for sale. 30 were ordered and the price id ten dollars each. The club cost was nine dollars. Not many left. Bill was paid for the plates.
*Last month club voted 2000.00 dollars for the purchase of two new tracks for the excavator. These have been ordered and are in with the cost of 846.00 each. The excavator also needs new
pins and bushing on the bucket and new bearings for the idlers. These repairs will be taken care of.
*Another bill was voted on to be paid which is the liability insurance for the club. This is for 550.00 dollars.
*Toy ride this year is Sept.29th. Club voted to give 100.00 dollars towards this event.
*Club hats were given out to the landowners that were present at this outing.
*Next month is our final meeting for this season and this is also election of officers. Anyone interested in one of these positions please contact Don Plante at 246-5946 or Sandy at White Wolf at 246-2922
*Very good turnout for the cookout.

TRAILMASTER REPORT,   dooer@roadrunner.com

*AUGUST 13TH I WENT TO THE WINDMILL TRAIL AND DUG OUT THE MUD TO THE HARDPACK.
*AUGUST 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 I FINISHED HAULING SAND AND FILLING
WATERHOLES AND ROCKS ON THE STRATTON/RANGELEY TRAIL.
*AUGUST 22ND I FINISHED THE GRADING, WALKED THE EXCAVATOR OUT AND PUT IN 2 PITS TO STOP THE TRUCKS.
*AUGUST 26TH NEAL BLANEY AND I WENT TO PLUM CREEK RD. AND FILLED A BIG WASHOUT HOLE IN FRONT OF THE NEXT TO THE LAST BRIDGE.
*AUGUST 29TH I WENT TO THE STRATTON POWERLINE AND DRAINED THE ROCKEY WATERHOLE AND PUT IN 2 PIPES TO KEEP IT DRAINED. I THEN WORKED UP THE TRAIL TO THE WASHOUT AND DITCHED AND WIDENED THE TRAIL.
*AUGUST 30TH TOM LAPOINTE AND I GPS`ED THE WINDMILL, BUTLER BROOK, EAST KENNEBAGO AND THE EUSTIS TRAILS.
*AUGUST 31ST I WENT OUT THE FLAGSTAFF RD. TO WHERE BUTLER BROOK CROSSES, PUT IN DRAINAGE DITCHES, GRADED AND PULLED ROCKS. I THEN WENT TO THE GRAVEL PIT AND GRADED THE APPROACH, PUT IN A SIGNPOST AND RECOVERED THE CULVERT. I THEN WENT TO THE END OF THE LAKE, PULLED DEBRIS OUT OF THE BROOK THEN WALKED UP THE TRAIL FILLING HOLES AND COVERING THE CULVERTS.
*SEPTEMBER 2ND I WENT TO TIM PASS AND PUT IN SIGNPOSTS, SIGNED THEN WENT TO THE END OF THE LAKE AND JACKED UP THE BRIDGE AND PUT IN CENTER SUPPORTS.
*SEPTEMBER 3RD I WENT TO THE END OF THE LAKE, BRUSHED IT OUT, REPAIRED BOX CULVERTS AND CLOSED THE ANTLER HILL ROAD AND TRAIL.
*SEPTEMBER 4TH & 7TH I WENT TO THE END OF THE LAKE BOARDWALK AND REPLACED 5 SECTIONS.

Membership Secretary: Ruthanne Smith dooer@roadrunner.com

*AT THIS TIME WE HAVE 231 PAID MEMBERS.
*OUR DEPOSIT THIS PAST MONTH FROM SALES AT ECLECTIC TREASURES IN STRATTON WAS A HEALTHY $244.35. THIS YEAR TO DATE WE HAVE MADE $732.60 FROM ITEMS DONATED TO THE CLUB FOR SALE. THANK YOU FOR REMEMBERING US WHEN YOU CHANGE OUT YOUR STORAGE AREAS.

Last meeting of the year will be October 14, 2012