postheadericon CLUB MEETING 07/10/2011

Flagstaff Area ATV Club Meeting

July 10, 2011

Authors Peter and Nancy Wagner

1.)  Meeting brought to order with the Pledge of Allegiance at 10AM 17 members present

2.) Presidents Report:  Don Plante

  • Family Fun Days was a success for the club.
  • Thanks to Ray & Nancy, Pete & Edie, Neil & Lorraine, Dick and Ruthanne and Phil , we appreciate your hard work
  • Congratulations to Nancy and Peter for winning best ATV in the parade
  • July kids ride will be on July 27 with a rain date of July 25th watch the weather. Ride leaves Pine Parking Lot at 9Am and the kids have to be back at 2.  Bring your own lunch and helmets will be provided to the kids and members should also wear their helmets.  Any member wishing to give a child a ride please call Don Plante at 246-5947
  • Club ride to Tim Pond Camps for Lunch will be August 27th.  Turkey Pot Pie for lunch $15.00 per person.  All are welcome please contact Don Plante 246-5946 if you would like to attend
  • Motion passed and  carried to donate $250.00 to the Rec Program for a projector
  • Membership voted not to do Pine State Show this year we will revisit it next year

Membership Secretary:  Ruthanne Smith for club questions or

  • We have 230 paid members at this time
  • New E-mail

Treasurers Report:  Bob Dennett

  • All bill are paid to date
  • Will transfer $1500.00 to trail fund for work and supplies on Cathedral Pines Boardwalk

Trailmaster Report:  Dick Smith for club question and information or

  • June 16th Don and I rebuilt the 32′  boardwalk on the Natanis Trail and delivered planking on the Natanis Trail
  • June 17th Ray, Pete, Lee and I replaced a 16′, 10′ and 6′ bridge on the Natanis Trail
  • June 21st Don checked out Bradbury Brook and decided it was ok to open it
  • June 24th Neal and I checked measurements for the bridge on Tea Pond Trail and put up a Moose Loop sign on the Plum Creek Road
  • July 1st I rode the Butler Brook Trail, opened it and put in sign posts.  Richard and Michael Korhonen and Mike Thompson repaired broken planks on the Pine Boardwalk

July 4th Don and I put a 20″ culvert donated by Andy Brann of Absolute Services on the Tea Pond Trail.  Don Posted signs at Chuck Estey’s brook crossing, 2 kids had torn it up with ATV’s

  • July 5th Don and I picked up 4 telephone poles at CMP
  • July 6th I took the excavator to the Tea Pond Trail and started clearing the slash
  • July 7th I delivered beams for a bridge on Tea Pond Trail and continued clearing slash
  • July 8th Neal and I repaired 4 broken box culverts destroyed by a truck on Eustis Trail
  • July 9th Don, Bob Smith, Pete, Phil, Jeff Bureau, Neal, Jeff Mercer and I built a 12′ bridge on the Tea Pond Trail and finished clearing the trail.  We then went to the Pines boardwalk and cut cribbing to prepare for rebuilding it
  • There is now a trail open to the Trails End Steakhouse in Eustis, they’re looking forward to serving ATV riders


  • New Business:  Sandi Isgro Vice President
  • 300 Moose Loop signs are out on the trail, thank you trailmasters and signers
  • Something to think about, we have the opportunity to pass out information at the Kittery information booth.  Do we want to do this??
  • Suggestion to recognize members for 5 yr, 10yr etc..
  • Don will discuss “right of way” pedestrians and ATV on the boardwalk with the Cathedral Pines Ass.

Meeting adjourned at 11:10AM

Next Meeting August 14th

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