Antelope Valley Model Railroad Club


ANTELOPE VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB                              09 June 2000
Lancaster, California

Minutes of the June 2000 regular business meeting.


Meeting was called to order by Mr. Crawford at 2040 hours in the Club car on
the AV Fairgrounds.


Members present: R. Boone, T. Crawford, D. Frozina, M. Lacey, J. Madriaga,
N. Schultz, D. Tate, H. Veihdeffer, J. Wetzel, and R. Wetzel.


Mr. Veihdeffer moved and Mr. Schultz seconded that the reading of the minutes
from the last regular meeting be waived and that they be approved as
written.  The motion passed unanimously.


Mr. Frozina reported that we received the "Past Ports" Newsletter.

Mr. R. Wetzel reported that we received our utility bill.

Mr. Beasley reported the we received a plea from a South American modeler for
literature and a video of the Club.


President: Mr. Crawford had no report.

Vice President: Mr. Veihdeffer had no report.

Secretary: Mr. Frozina had no report.

Treasurer: Mr. R. Wetzel reported that we are solvent; that our insurance
"agent" has yet to produce our loss check; and that Mr. Lacey needs
an intentions letter.

Publicist: Mr. Morris was absent.

Superintendent: Mr. Beasley was absent.


Control/Electrical: Mr. Frozina reported that work is progressing on the CTC
panel; that all mainline turnouts can now be controlled from the CTC panel;
and that the turnout indicator lights will soon be in.

Mr. Crawford reported the he moved the DCC controller and boosters into the
CTC area; and that block wiring is progressing slowly buy surely.

Fair Liaison: Mr. Schultz reported the he will contact the San Diego MRR club
about how they secured a grant; about putting our bid on a piece of property
in the Palmdale Hammic Center; and about contacting Assemblyman Runner and
Congressman McKeon.

Grounds: Mr. Veihdeffer had no report.

Housekeeping: Mr. Lacey had no report.

Inventory: Mr. Frozina had no report.

Relocation: Mr. Crawford had no report.

Rolling Stock: Mr. Veihdeffer reported that we still have unmarked rolling
stock on the layout.  Mr. Tate moved and Mr. Veihdeffer seconded that any
rolling stock left on the layout after 01 July 2000 automatically becomes the
property of the Club.  The motion passed unanimously.

Scenery/Structures: Mr. Veihdeffer had no report.

Track: Mr. Crawford reported that the new crossover, at the top end of "The
Loop", has been Tortoise-ized.




Brochure Holders: Mr. Schultz had no report.

Decoder Software: Mr. Beasley was absent.

Computer: Mr. Veihdeffer traded his 14" EGA monitor for our 17" VGA monitor,
since the size of that monitor was deemed too big for the available space.

Tool Cart: Mr. Veihdeffer had no report.

Stereo Receiver: Mr. Veihdeffer had no report.

Car Worth: Mr. Schultz received an e-mail from the person who estimated the
Car's worth.  This person also needs to know the journal box size.


Air Conditioner: Mr. Crawford noted that the air conditioner is not working
properly.  Mr. Schultz to contact his air conditioner repair service to have
it looked at.

Tortoise Motors: Mr. Boone moved and Mr. Veihdeffer seconded that we purchase
five additional Tortoise motors, for the yards, for $80.00.  The motion
passed unanimously.


Mr. Veihdeffer will coordinate an overnight trip to the live steam club that
Al Way belongs to, sometime after the 2000 Fair.


The next regular business meeting will be on Friday, 21 July 2000 at
2000 hours in the Club car.


There being no further business or discussion, Mr. Schultz moved and Mr. Tate
seconded that we adjourn the meeting.  The motion passed unanimously.  The
meeting adjourned at 2134 hours.

Submitted by

Donald J. Frozina

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