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June 24, 2015 – Wednesday – Monthly “fly night” in lieu of a sit-down meeting.

Fly to and land at Amana airport, then return to Green-Castle

Spot landing contest at Green-Castle at 7 PM.

Meal at Green-Castle – hot dogs, hamburgers, coleslaw, chips, soda $8.00

September 20 – 11AM-4PM Family Air Adventure
October 17 – 11AM-4PM Annual Stockholder meeting and Pumpkin Splat

MINUTES of the July 15, 2015 Board of Directors Meeting

The meeting was called to order by President Tim Scheer at 6:30 PM.

OTHER BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Bob Dunn, Rick Treiber, Randy Stannard, Ryan Story, Calvin Colony, and Karo Stigler

MEMBERS PRESENT: Don Nelson, Em Norden, Al Schmidt, Patrick McCormick with Susan and Brendan, Merlin Weissheier, Jerry Smithey, Trey Castillo, Terry Koehn, Mike Mango, and Mark Eads

The Minutes of the July 8, 2015 Board of Directors meeting were read by Karo. Bob moved with second by Rick that the minutes be approved as read. Vote taken; Motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS:

1. Treasurer’s Report: Randy and Terry gave a report on our financial status.

2. Airplanes: Terry reported on the general status of our airplanes.

3. New member: Mitchell Sortland, student pilot. WELCOME Mitchell!

4. Ryan reported that the Taildragger Club’s planes are not sold; price will be set soon.

5. Tim reminded us that we need to give Kurt Kerkman (of Kurt’s Enterprises in Vinton), his wife, and kids airplane rides. Kurt donated the rock for the hangars and rolled it. THANK YOU, KURT!

6. Jerry Smithey cleaned all our airplanes (they are absolutely BEAUTIFUL). THANK YOU, JERRY! It was also mentioned he also does a great job mowing our lawn. Again, THANKS.

7. Scholarship students: Terry reported that Trey has his long x-country to do (short ones are done) and still needs to take his written. (Trey said he’s studying for the written.) Ryan reported that Riley still needs to take his written and will be doing so in the near future.

NEW BUSINESS:

1. Mike’s newest idea for our Family Air Adventure: ice cream and cookie sandwiches we make up in advance, slap them in a baggie, freeze, and sell at our FAA. GREAT IDEA, MIKE!

2. After discussion, Rick moved with second Karo that we suspend the last-Wednesday-of-the-month fly-outs and return to holding Board meetings. Vote taken; Motion carried. Discussion was held re possibly designating another night for fly-outs. Tabled.

3. WE WILL NOT HAVE A MEETING NEXT WEEK AS IT’S OSH WEEK! Karo will send a club-wide email.

Bob moved with second by Randy to adjourn the meeting. Vote taken; Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:52 PM.

 

MINUTES of the July 8, 2015 Board of Directors Meeting

The meeting was called to order by President Tim Scheer at 6:30 PM.

OTHER BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Bob Dunn, Randy Stannard, Ryan Story, and Calvin Colony

MEMBERS PRESENT: Don Nelson, Chris Lenz and Paige, Brett Lenz, Merlin Weissheier, Jerry Smithey, Trey Castillo, Jim Beeghly, Terry Koehn, Mike Mango, and Mark Eads

The Minutes of the June 17, 2015 Board of Directors meeting were read by Mark Eads. Bob moved with second by Randy that the minutes be approved as read. Vote taken; Motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS:

1. Treasurer’s Report: Terry gave a report on our financial status.

2. New members: None the last three weeks; however, there are a couple of prospects.

3. Tim thanked everyone who came out to do the floors of the hanger. It really spruced things up. Tim says we really “rocked and rolled”.

4. We have two open hangars available for rent.

5. The tail dragger club will be selling the two airplanes they have (Cub and Cessna 140).

NEW BUSINESS:

1. We will be planning the runway repair for this fall on a weekend below 60 degrees and when the weather is dry.

2. Tim and Mike flew to Vinton last night. There were about 15 airplanes there.

3. Mike advises that Bob Dunn donated the steaks for tonight, a “rare” treat. Thanks, Bob!

4. Scholarship students: Riley has done his long cross-country. He needs to get his written passed and get some instrument flight time. Trey has 31 hours and just finished his dual cross-country and is ready to do the solo cross-country.

Bob moved with second by Randy to adjourn the meeting. Vote taken; Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:49 PM.

MINUTES of the June 17, 2015 Board of Directors Meeting

The meeting was called to order by President Tim Scheer at 6:31 PM.

OTHER BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:

Randy Stannard, Calvin Colony, Rick Treiber and Bob Dunn

MEMBERS PRESENT:

Mike Mango, Chris Lenz and Paige, Al Schmidt, Brett Lenz, Merlin Weissheier, Jerry Smithey, Jim Beeghly, Terry Koehn, Al Kriegel, and Mark Eads

The Minutes of the June 10, 2015 Board of Directors meeting were read by Mark Eads. Bob moved with second by Randy that the minutes be approved as read. Vote taken; Motion carried.

OLD and NEW BUSINESS:

1. Treasurer’s Report: Randy gave a report on our financial status.

2. New members: Donald Fay from Moline joined to get his tail wheel endorsement. Kyle Bransky joined as a student pilot with about 25 hours hoping to complete his private this summer.

3. Scholarship students: Trey soloed. YEA!

4. A discussion was held regarding selling 5219Q. Rick moved with second by Randy to accept an offer of $13,500 with a fresh annual performed. Vote taken; Motion carried.

5. The roller is set up for June 27 to do the floor in the hangers. We need volunteers to help move airplanes and other obstacles to clear the area so work can begin.

6. South Slope sent a proposal to bring fiber cable to us, but the cost was high. Subject tabled.

7. Next Tuesday night there is a fly-in at Independence for anyone interested. Next Wednesday is our monthly go-fly night. There will hamburgers and hot dogs here. Some members plan to fly to the grass strip at Amana just for fun. Then we will do some spot landings back here.

Bob moved with second by Randy to adjourn the meeting. Meeting adjourned at 6:59 PM

 

MINUTES of the June 10, 2015 Board of Directors Meeting

The meeting was called to order by President Tim Scheer at 6:30 PM.

OTHER BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Bob Dunn, Ryan Story, Randy Stannard, Rick Treiber, and Karo Stigler

MEMBERS PRESENT: Don Nelson, Terry Koehn, Jim Beeghly, Mike Mango, Chris Lenz (and Paige), Brett Lenz, Merlin Weisseier, Patrick McCormick, and Mark Eads

The Minutes of the June 3, 2015 Board of Directors meeting were read by Karo. Bob moved with second by Rick that the minutes be approved as read. Vote taken; Motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS:

1. Treasurer’s Report: Terry and Randy gave a report on our financial status. We owe Don Rent.

2. Airplanes: Terry reported on the status of our airplanes.

3. Scholarship students: Trey’s getting close to 1st solo. Riley is doing check ride prep, needs a long X-country, 1 hour of instrument, and needs to take his written.

4. The flour drop was really a lot of fun. There was good food and good flld. We took in about $1300. Right now, the expense of flying went on the accounts of individual pilots; however, we usually reimburse them if they request it.

5. Tim’s roller won’t be available this weekend; therefore, we’ll get the rock for the hangars and will rake and roll it on June 27. Volunteers needed to bring rakes and shovels and be ready to work at 9:00 on the 27th.

6. Terry said the 150 is now listed on Barnstormers with additional pictures submitted; he’s had two calls.

NEW BUSINESS:

None.

Rick moved with second by Bob and Randy to adjourn the meeting. Vote taken; Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:52 PM.

 

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