Meeting Minutes March 11th


  1. Meeting Minutes Accepted

  2. Treasurer’s Report Accepted

  3. A lot going on with task force

    1. Want trails wider, going to be up to landowners what they want to set for a limit.

    2. Offered a strip of land along long swamp in very back away from lake would add ½ mile.

    3. Registration cost to be voted on

    4. For covering gaps on bridges, is this for all bridges even if no running water?

    5. Talking about third party inspections

    6. A lot of work ahead.  We are a small part of the system.

    7. Have some places we should fill at Hatfields.

    8. Going to go out and hang up signs to show we are closed for mud season.

    9. Stay Tuned

  4. Membership Report Unchanged

  5. Safety Classes

    1. Bill and Ed are the only two instructors

    2. We had another volunteer to be trained

    3. Dates for Classes this year

      1. April 25th

      2. May 9th

      3. June 20th

      4. August 15th

  6. Group Rides

    1. July 12th 1st Charity Ride with cookout.

    2. Brian Bronson told Eric we probably won’t get an exemption for out of state riders this year.

      1. Going to apply anyway to see if we can get it

      2. Shows people what trails are like up in Maine, can bring more people up to the state to ride regularly

  7. August 14th to 16th Free Weekend for the State

    1. Going to have safety class during the day and have night ride that night to benefit the club

    2. Will recommend people bring machines and stay for the ride

  8. 2nd Night Ride

    1. Saturday September 26th to benefit food pantry.

  9. Toy Run November 1st

    1. Need Charity for July Ride

    2. Looking into Life Flight in Sanford which is a non-profit

    3. If we get down here for ride maybe they could pick out a evacuation point for the helicopter since we don’t have a sand pit now

  10. ATV Maine often has someone from that group talk

  11. Officer Election Next Month

    1. Board Members are there if somebody needs to vote on something

  12. 5 Board Members or Officers are required to spend more than $500

  13. Bill is the Trailmaster, which is an appointed position and not voted on, is looking for a replacement.

  14. Sanford Maine ATV has been using the SMATV acronym and someone needs to talk to them about this as we have been using this for 10+ years.

  15. Ed has made a new map and handed out some copies of it.

  16. The trail work banquet is April 18th in Brewer, ME

  17. Meeting Adjourned.  

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Powerline Trail
Partially OPEN - Updated 5/15/2020
Trail is open, except the section through potter's field which is still saturated and needs to dry out more.