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TTT BOD Meeting Minutes for June 9, 2012
Secretary Rob Dallas reporting
Meeting called to order about 10 am. (help me out here what did The Scribbler miss??)
Present: All 14
current Board members. Wow!
The dead trees at Henson launch will be taken care of
Whitwell LZ (The
Club’s Oldest Old Business): Discussion. Motion made, seconded &
passed for Steve & Kathy to visit Mrs Hudson
once again to politely inquire if her land is for sale.
Discussion on possible Whitwell launch
USHPA Risk Management: Rick led this discussion and
passed out six copies of the USHPA Risk Assessment. He needs help filling them out & he
will compile all and send back to USHPA.
Discussed two launch near miss incidents recently at
Henson’s. Motion made, seconded
& passed to notify the two individuals involved requiring them to come
before the BOD before their next flight from TTT property and explain what
happened and why they should be allowed to continue flying TTT sites.
Mayhem was the best yet with lots of flying going
on. Prize money paid out totaled
$100. Congratulations to ?? for ?? (help me out
here someone). Discussion.
Buddy Cutts reported 138 members per the website.
Houston Kilgore reported no changes.
Shell reported no changes.
Cocker is active putting together a TTT “Old Timer” contact list for future
Castle’s field windsock (was there a
second windsock fixed too?? -rwd) was fixed
by Kenny Sandifer. Big Thanks there!
Motion made, seconded & passed unanimously to
support TTT grounds maintenance costs (primarily gas & equipment
repair) for lawn mower, weed wacker, etc. on a
case by case basis as presented to the Maintenance Committee. Discussion.
Whitwell safety box:
PGers have asked permission for access
& a detailed inventory so that everyone that might be involved in a
rescue might be aware of what’s available.
Discussion. No objections raised.
PGers are also interested in
supporting toilet facilities at Whitwell Launch. Rob Dallas will research price &
availability of a composting toilet.
Technology: Michael Bradford reported that Ollie
generously donated a new CPU for the clubhouse. Thanks Ollie!
Competition: Ollie reported the sign-up is open and
pilots are encouraged to do so. Ollie is also working out details of a Team
Challenge Landing Clinic taught by Mr. Ryan Voight. He’s also actively coordinating with Mr.
Paris Williams & Mike Barber.
Houston offered his home as a TC “roost” for a couple of
pilots during TC.
Kathy Lee led this discussion.
Jacob reported that a USHPA incident report is still needed for the recent
Whitwell unpleasantness. Dustin B
offered to donate some older but still serviceable climbing ropes for the
Whitwell safety box. Ollie took the
action to inventory the box.
New BOD Member:
There has been an open position on the Board for several months. Roger Tubbs was asked & is willing to
volunteer. He was nominated and
voted in unanimously. Thanks Roger
& welcome aboard!
Decided to skip the July meeting and reconvene the 2nd
Sat in August (the 11th).
Motion to adjourn made at 11:56 pm.
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