postheadericon AUGUST MINUTES

Flagstaff Area ATV Club Meeting

08/10/2014         21  members and guest were present

Meeting was brought to order by President Don Plante with the pledge of allegiance at Tim Pond Camps.

Presidents Report: Don Plante


  • Ride to Tim Pond had the largest turnout ever.  Everyone had a good time/  Thanks to everyone who helped make it possible.
  • Club ride to Moose Alley in Rangeley is August 23.  Please call Don Plante at 246-5946 by August 18 to reserve your spot.  The club will meet at the Eustis parking loat and leaving at 8:30 sharp.
  • The benefit ride from Natanis to Trails End had 13 riders this year. They raised over $200 for Tasha Adams.
  • The September meeting will be during the Landowner and Club Member picnic on September 13 and not on Sunday the 14th.
  • A motion was made and carried to present the land owners a gift in appreciation of the support.
  • Thank you from Dick and Ruthann Smith for their gift of appreciation from the club.
  • Kenny Targett donated work and an axle frame to the club.  We are deeply grateful for the gift.
  • Insurance from ATV Maine bill was paid.
  • If you would like to be an officer or director next year please contact Don Plante at 246-5946.
  • We will be contracting for gravel to fill trail behind Cathedral Pines.
  • Motion made and carried to transfer $3500 to the trail account.

Treasurer & Membership Report: Elaine Marcoux

  • We have 5 new members this month.  We have a total of 144 members so far last year at this time we had 137 members.  We are sending out 46 newsletters.
  • We are doing O.K. for what we have had for expenses  The excavator has been our biggest expense so far.
  • Over $200 has been deposited from map sales.
  • New memberships has brought in $230.
  • Donations have contributed over $550 so far from members.
  • July raffle was won by Marianne Plante and donated back to the club.  Thank you Marianne. The August raffle was won by Edith Mantor.

Trail Master Report :  Joe Marcoux

  • The Carrabassett Trail will be worked on next.
  • The Sawyer Brook Trail will be closed on September 1.
  • Excavator needs a part.  Motion made and carried to order repair part.
  • July 18 – Dick, Bob and I worked on all the material and got it out to the bridge for work.
  • July 19 = Bob, Carl, Joe Gallant, Dom Joyce, and Jeff Hamilton and I worked and rebuilt a new bridge on the Split Rock Trail.
  • July 26 – Carl, Elaine and I worked on the Stratton Trail and checked out the bridge and boardwalk on the Carrabassett Trail.
  • July 27 – Elaine and I did signage on Lake Loop and Bradbury Brook Trails.
  • August 1 – Carl and I repaired the bridge on the Carrabassett Trail.
  • August 8 – Don, Carl and I brought materials and poles to Plum Creek Rd. to get ready to build a bridge.  Also repaired boardwalk bridge. in the Pines.

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