Tuscarora RC Club Minutes
From September 6, 2016 meeting. 8 members were present.
President Walt Basiago called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM at the club flying field.
Joe St Onge led the members in the Pledge of Allegiance.
President Walt Basiago asked for the minutes to be read. The minutes from the August 2016 meeting were read. Joe St Onge made a motion to accept the minutes as read. Jim Dunn second the motion.
Kathy Basiago gave the Treasurer's Report. Jim Dunn made a motion to accept the treasurer's report as read. Larry Smith accepted the motion.
Aerorama was not a success as hoped for. In addition to low participation the event was rained out. Walt Basiago stated that the club will need to discuss the futuer of Aerorama later this year. In spite of the poor turn out for Aerorama, the profits from the raffle tickets was $596.00.
Passing of a member
Walt Basiago said that Bob Bendzewicz had passed away. A $50.00 donation will be sent to the West Penn Fire Company & Fire Police as per the family's request in the obituary. A sympathy card will be sent to the family as well.
The second club picnic will be held this Sunday, September 11, at the club field. The picnic will start between 10:00 and 11:00 AM.
Raise in Dues
Walt Basiago said that a raise in club dues had been put on hold at the beginning of the year. He has set discussion on the topic for the October meeting. The purpose will be to review the need to raise dues.
Walt Basiago asked if anyone had seen any issues with the new unit. Members indicated that they have seen the unit being cleaned weekly. Tim Vincent had placed a bottle of hand santitizer in the unit but noted that it is no longer there. A bottle of hand santizer was placed in the pin box to keep it available to club members. Walt said that the neighbor across the street told him that he has seen someone parking on the lot overnight, particularly on the weekend. The park office will be advised of this situation and asked if patrols are in place or can be put in place.
Scott White asked if a motion could be made requiring a member to attend a minimum number of meetings. Members at the meeting agreed this would be a hard practicce to monitor. Walt Basiago indicated this is a hobby and it would be hard to make members attend. Some members may not be able to attend due to work schedules.
As there was no more business to be discussed, Joe St Onge made a motion to adjourn. Dave Kessler seconded the motion. President Walt Basiago adjourned the meeting at 7:25 PM.