TTT BOD Meeting
Meeting called to order 9:15 CDT
Meeting minutes read and accepted as amended.
James motion to accept, Tom P seconds. approved
Land Easement – Dan shell to contact Eileen
Hennessy for update. Allan McCaully emailed attorney for Land Trust
– Susan Foxman – but she is on vacation. Allan has a few questions
regarding prohibition of residential and he feels it should be
allowed. Mike Nash thinks we had a provision for a groundskeeper.
Allan recommends we add residential provision for future
Jeff makes a motion to accept the attorney
recommendation to easement and approve.
Endowment Fund Project: Mike Nash has not
gotten date with Allan McCaulley to present points on endowment
TTT Cookbook- Wanda getting 1 recipe per year.
TTT Tandem- Kathy Lee does not have written
requirements to fly tandem at a TTT site. Dan Shell - has tried to
clarify what is in our FRP and called Jane - and she told us that
TTT needed to contact lawyer. Dan Shell has the FRP written
documents. Jeff – we need to review requirements and enforce.
Lawsuit - Shawn Martin rep us 25th summary
Steve found the card from the Priday family.
Dan Shell- last update from Shawn Martin states the by Bill Priday
signing waivers then he waived his rights to TN litigation and all
rulings would happen through CA courts.
Dan Shell missing equipment and glider found,
but trashed glider, but he got his helmet and vario.
Steve Jones plans a 9/15 event with Steve Jones
Adventure Sports with clinic. Band Uncle Milkie
The Wyatts has asked permission to put a B&B
posted at the TTT entrance. Discussion – Alli feels sign is
misleading, Carl/Jeff suggest to place on bulletin board. Olli
makes motion to deny request, Carl seconds Vote – 13-1 Allow to
place on Bulletin Board
Keith Atkins – during Keith’s July visit, he
and his brother Allan cleaned and scrubbed the clubhouse and oven.
James read a letter from Keith and Allan and they gave each BOD
member a box of their wonderful soaps! BOD was very grateful – we
love their soaps!
Committee Report on LMPF/Whitwell proposal.
Ollie discussed w/ Matt. Mark Poling
Pros – LMFP has good training program, H2’s
must meet specific requirements w/ files on each student,
consistency of launches and landings with instructors. Mark Poling
feels we need to embrace teaching H2’s. secondly, TTT currently has
91 annual members and our membership is down in last 9 months. 250
H2’s went through the LMFP program. Poling want to build lockbox to
place at LMFP
And eliminate LMFP staff from having to deal
with waivers and money. As far as debating rules and stipulations,
we should let committee determine. TTT BOD needs to determine
Discussion ensues. Committee formed – Olli
Gregory, Dan Shell, Mark Poling, Jeff Dodgen, Carl Burrick
LZ Tree line and fence – Dan and Clark
discussed with Woerner and Woerner does not want to open field due
to vandalism and theft, so he does not want to take the fence down.
He suggests putting a gate a t each end. We could achieve this w/
county. Olli motions to petition the county to close the road. Jeff
seconds, all in favor. Clark volunteers to go to county commission
meetings to put in our request with Mr. Woerner.
Clark – Don Murdoch request approving him as a
Tandem Pilot. Credentials support experience – Clark motions to
approve Don Murdoch as a Tandem Pilot as long as he maintains USHPA
and TTT waivers, Olli seconds – 13-1 vote. ONLY CLARK HARLOW AND
DON MURDOCH ARE APPROVED TTT TANDEM PILOTS.
Treasurer report - $2253.32 checking account
$45,207.40 in CD fund
Safety – Tom Prouhet had Ned come up with nail
gun and secure loose boards. Eric Donaldson – cable should be
secured to steel structure. Olli Gregory will submit his Whitwell
Competition – Olli moves that TC registration
forms and TTT waivers be stapled together and have Membership
Committee handle forms. Clark will need to staple together as he
receives monies. Electronic forms – Dan Shell tracking and will
need to give TC registrations to Clark. TC registration is $90.00
and does not include TTT membership. Olli planning weather seminar,
flights will be downloaded and put on Google map, Cameras on Team
Leader wing and review flight that day, and Landing seminar - $25.00
for non-TC pilots.
Maintenance – Carl trying to get windsock up at
field N of Whitwell church. Asked Jack (owner of field) about buying
fields, and will ask to allow to put SOK in field. Ned cleared
around Henson’s launch
Eric Donaldson volunteered to repaint TTT rock
Social – TC Octoberfest – no plans yet. Eric
Donaldson suggests band- In Cahoots.
By-laws – no report
Membership – 123 current members – posted on
Bulletin Board. Current posting on web dated 8/10/07.
Awards – Eric – recap of new current Flights of
the Year to date.
Website – Buddy - asks if anyone has objection
to posting phone # on website. Lee’s decline.
Newsletter – no report
Motion to adjourn 11:00 CDT