9/11/19 Meeting Minutes

9/11/19 Meeting Minutes

  1. Minutes read and Accepted

  2. Treasurer’s Report Accepted

  3. Membership Report

  4. 108 Memberships

  5. 226 Members

  6. 5 Business Members

  7. Trail Report

  8. Part Sanford Club did looks good

  9. Not sure how long it will stay good because there is no drainage culvert

  10. Still trimming to do, have done some

  11. More signs need to go out

  12. Trying to schedule a work day

  13. When leaves start dropping going to try to connect back side of trail to make one big loop

  14. There was an accident on the powerlines

  15. Man was on a 2wd sport quad and flipped the machine

  16. Broke hand, hurt back, is ok but hand will need surgery

  17. Need to look at fixing ledge so maybe its not so steep

  18. Going to be building bonfire before night ride

  19. No pressure treated wood but can bring any scrap wood any one needs to get rid of

  20. Bring Snacks

  21. Going to make grab bags for kids w/ glow sticks and flashlights

  22. Lazy frog had a bit of an issue at their ride where one of the landowners didn’t want people on his property but the issue was resolved

  23. Bring cash or check or food to donate

  24. Check should be made out to Southern Maine ATV Club

  25. Got Insurance Policy from ATV Maine

  26. Insurance now matched with fiscal year.,

  27. Task Force from Governor’s Office

  28. Looking to find out how many miles of gradable trail we have

  29. And Excavator would be more help than a grader for the types of trails we have

  30. Power lines might gain 5 miles if expanded south

  31. Would connect up to powersports dealer if we did that.

  32. Dirt Bike ride was a big event

  33. They get a lot more access for this event because it is only for one day where as are atv trails are open all season so they are harder to get access for.

  34. They were good about it and are sending us a donation in exchange for using our trail as part of their ride that day.

  35. Community service for high school kids

  36. Noble high school will write vouchers for community service for people helping the club

  37. Need to write press release for Sentinel for upcoming ride

  38. Trail work day with be next Tuesday night at 4:30 at hatfields

  39. Splitting people up into groups for the ride

  40. Make a group for bigger machines as they tend to get hung up on stuff and take longer.

  41. Going to bring some sweatshirts and stuff to sell at the ride

  42. Had 60 Machines last year

  43. Meeting Adjourned