Archive for March, 2016

postheadericon Flagstaff Area ATV Club Meeting Minutes – March 13th, 2016

34 guest and members were present. Meeting was brought to order at 10:00 a.m. by the President Don Plante with the pledge of allegiance.

Presidents Report:  Don Plante   damp@tds.net

  • Season Meeting Dates  Mar 13, April 10, May 15, June 12, July 10 Aug 14, Sept 11 and Oct 9.
  • Quill Hill Landowner is willing to let us use it again only if ATV users use it according to posted landowner rulers. “15mph. No Spin, Vehicles have the right of way”     
  • Trail Change. New section around Cathedral Pines it will be marked so keep your eyes open!
  • Club Rides to Tim Pond & Tea Pond Campgrounds will be scheduled.  We’ll keep you posted on times & dates.
  • Motion to send Representatives to ATV Maine Banquet/Meeting in Brewer. Don P, Bruce M, Joe and Elaine Marcoux will attend April 16th.
  • New Canadian hiking trail. No News
  • Eustis Town reports 70 residents register their machines and only 13 are club members – Ask your friends to join.
  • Motion to do Lobster Raffle with Lions Club again this year,  passed. Please pick up your tickets from Don Plante, this is our big money maker.
  • Thank You to Jeff & Joyce Hamilton for donating (2) boxes for our Trail Fund Donations to be put in our local Businesses.
  • Memorial Day Celebration at Flagstaff General Store. We will set up a table to sell our clothes line and other Club info on Saturday May 28th.
  • Motion made to pay the town for use of the building & the printer (maps and newsletters) passed $120.00.
  • Motion made to donate for the Masons Books for Bikes program $200.00 passed.
  • Motion to donate $100.00 to Pine Tree Society passed.
  • By-Laws changes all Passed.  All renewals will get the new changes in their packets the end of May.
  • Motion for the club to rejoin ATV Maine $50.00 passed.

Vice President Report:  Sandi Isgro  sandi.whitewolf@gmail.com

  • Taken care of in the President Report.

Treasurer Report:  Elaine Marcoux  erm@myfairpoint.net

  • We are doing OK with funds to start out our 2016 season.
  • We made  a $300.00 deposit from membership so far.
  • Also got $45.00 for  hats.
  • We have paid our Annual State report for $35.00.
  • 50/50 Raffle was $62.00, winner was Liane James $31.00.

Membership Report: Elaine Marcoux   erm@myfairpoint.net

  • Over 186 invite letter will be mailed out March 26, 2016.
  • We have 9 membership as of today 4 are new and one of the new is a Business. Fox Carlton Pond Campgrounds in Phillips.
  • As I stated in the October newsletter last year, I will be mailing out the packets (map, stickers, membership card) the second or third week in May just before the trails open.

Trail Master Report: Joe Marcoux    erm@myfairpoint.net

  • Please contact Joe Marcoux at 207-6028166 if you have any time to do trail work & signage in the middle of April.  Equipment ready to go.

New Business:    

  • Trail Signs – More Recognizable at an ATV Trail.
  • Leave Membership Forms at Town Hall.
  • Still looking for a Secretary for our Club. Please contact Don Plante.

Next meeting will be April 10th (Sunday) at the Community Hall in Stratton at 10:00 a.m.