Archive for June, 2016

postheadericon Flagstaff Area ATV Club Meeting Minutes – June 12th, 2016

28 guests 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

  • Family Fun Day is Saturday, June 25th. The theme this year is “The Old Days”. Don’t forget to deck out your ATV and join the parade. Meet at CMP parking lot by 10:15 a.m.
  • Tea Pond Lodge and Camps club ride will be Saturday, July 16th rain or shine. Food will be Barbeque chicken, hamburgers, french-fries, salad, dessert, water and soda for $13.00. Please call Don Plante 207-246-5946 or email him at damp@tds.net before July 4th if you plan on going.  Meet at Eustis (Johnny’s) Parking by 9:00 a.m.
  • Tim Pond Camps club ride will be August 13th. We will update food, price and time at July’s meeting on the 10th.
  • Lobster Raffle tickets almost sold out.
  • Family Fun Day is June 24th please stop by our Strawberry Shortcake table, French fry, fried dough table and our clothes, membership and 50/50 raffle.
  • New route through Cathedral Pines is doing well. People seem to be respecting it.
  • Landowners Picnic will be held on September 10th at site O at the Pines. If a rainy day will be held at the community hall in Stratton.
  • Sugarloaf Marathon committee thanked us for our donation and it went to the Sugarloaf Trust Charitable. Marathon had a marker at mile 2 as a sponsor  from Flagstaff Area ATV Club.
  • Members Jeff and Joyce Hamilton asked the club to sponsor them in the Patrick Dempsey Challenge walk for cancer. Club voted to sponsor them for $75.00 each.

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

No report at this time.

Treasurer Report: Elaine Marcoux, erm@myfairpoint.net

  • Memorial Day Tent Fund raiser, Matt Horton donated a new helmet and gloves to the club we made $55.00, Thank You Matt Horton, Jimmy Brouhc donated half his sales of his yard sale items of $77.00 and Mary Brouhc made a raffle of a three items, Country Charm donated a set of baskets won by Tina Ryan, Sign won by Katelyn Bersette and Flower Deer Planter won by Elaine Marcoux, we raised $94.00.  Thank You to Matt, Mary and Jimmy. We appreciate all you do for the club.
  • We made $95.00 clothes, $90.00 memberships, $39.00 fried dough, we have our 50/50 raffle $29.00 the winner was Joyce Hamilton, and she gave her $29.00 back to the club. Thank you Joyce.
  • Got the bill for our website $200.00 for hosting and $37.50 for posting activities (newsletter, pictures and noticing) total $237.50.
  • Got the bill for our Liability Insurance – Peerless Insurance $510.00
  • Paid out $104.00 trail master gases, $200.00 Stratton Summer Recreation, $237.50 Website – Pine Tree Publishing, $510.00 Liability Insurance, and $34.00 Regis Rhino. May 16th paid trail fund $2,000.00
  • Deposits  $2,389.00  memberships / Memorial Weekend tent sales / Donation Trail Fund boxes at Pines Market and Flagstaff General Store ($77.00)
  • We are doing fine for the beginning of our season.
  • Passed out new Maps to local Business and have collected $498.00 so far.
  • We have 100 hundred maps gone to Businesses in the Rangeley area.

Membership Report: Elaine Marcoux, erm@myfairpoint.net

  • We have 146 memberships; we had 133 last year at this time.
  • We have 26 Business renewed and still waiting for 9 more.
  • 50 / 50 Raffle winner was Ron Cusson.
  • We are still in need of a Secretary. If anyone would like to volunteer with great people and a lot of fun please call Don Plante 246-5946 or email him.

Trail Master Joe Marcoux Report, erm@myfairpoint.net

  • May 17-21 – Joe G, Carl, and I went to Butler Brook Bridge and worked 5 days on bringing all the telephone poles out and setting them up for Johnny Morris to finish the bridge. As of May 31 the bridge is completed open.
  • May 25 – Joe G went to intersection 18, 19 and 20 cuts trees.
  • May 27 – Carl and I drove to all areas and pulled the closed signs and opened up the trails.
  • May 29 – Don did signage and repair the pines boardwalk for walkers and mountain bikes.
  • May 29 – Carl, Jeff, Joyce, Elaine and I worked the Tea Pond trail, filled in holes, trimming from signage, and posting signs.  
  • May 30 – Carl and I went to the bridge to Tea Pond and repairs holes.
  • June 3 – Joe G. and Carl went to Sawyer Brook and repair the boardwalk.
  • June 4 – Don and Carl finish the Sawyer Brook boardwalk repairs.
  • June 9 – Carl and I went to the bridge to Rt 27 toward Carrabassett trail and repaired it.
  • June 11 – Carl, Jeff, Joyce, Elaine and I worked the Tim Pass Loop, signage, cut tree, and removed down trees, brushing.

Thank You

    See you all on July 10th at the Community Hall at 10:00 for the next meeting.