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TTT Meeting Minutes: Aug 11, 2012
Secretary Rob Dallas reporting.
Meeting called to order at 9:20 am CDT
Anderson, Michael Bradford, Tim Cocker, Rob Dallas, Clark Harlow, Rick
Jacob, Channing Kilgore, Steve & Kathy Lee, & better late than never: Kenny Sandifer, Dan Shell, & Roger Tubbs.
Absent: Buddy Cutts, Barry Klein
Members present: Ron Paesh
Thanks to James for the coffee on this good & beautiful
clear cool morning.
June meeting minutes were read aloud and accepted as
Steve Lee reported that Whitwell Baptist Church has a
new pastor and a social visit is in order.
Rick has been working hard compiling, filling out &
mailing in Risk management forms to USHPA. Risk management folder being set
up. Discussion. USHPA liability insurance is in place for 2012.
Roger reports that Gordon Cayce of LMFP is interested
in bringing H2’s over from LMFP. All H2’s are welcome to become a member &
fly here per our Flight Regulatory Program (FRP=rules & regs) which are
always available at tennesseetreetoppers.org under “Applications”
or the "FRP" tab.
Dan Shell is active determining the current true DNL’s
in the valley. Discussion. His file is currently available on Flymail
under “Files” filename “TTTWaypoints&DNL.gpx”
are in excellent shape. Discussion.
members currently shown on website.
Bylaws: No change
History: No change
Climbing” Klein is off sailing today so no report.
reports that most all the dangerous trees have been removed. Thanks to
Adrian and his flying friends for this important volunteer work!
Pavilion needs more gravel & some PT timbers to control
water erosion. Motion made & 2nded to approve Rick to purchase & install.
Water heater is still down due to lightning strike.
Discussion. Rick to figure out the best way forward to repair or replace
hot water heater before TC.
New windsocks are on order.
Rick volunteered to bush hog down in the camping area
that Dustin donated harnesses, rope & ascenders. Ollie inventoried the box
& reported on Flymail. Still need loppers, bow saws, carabineers, throw
bag, etc needed. Motion made & seconded to authorize Rick to spend up to
PG’ers are active planning for the dual TC.
Thanks Rick for all your volunteerism!
Michael has been
working hard on the club’s computer set-up to recover from the recent
lightning strikes. Router & other stuff had to be replaced but our new
weather station somehow survived. Thanks for all your hard work Michael!
report. Michael B: 25-30 people signed up for TC to date. Mitch S is
planning to come up from Quest with his electric tow rig.
Work party moved to another w/e because it’s flyable
Next Meeting: September
Meeting adjourned at 10:30am CDT!
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