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TTT Meeting Minutes
October 11, 2014
Rob Dallas, TTT Secretary reporting
Meeting called to order at 0930 hrs CDT
Attendance: James Anderson, Michael
Bradford, Tim Cocker, Buddy Cutts (Telecon), Rob Dallas (Telecon),
Ollie Gregory, Clark Harlow, Rick Jacob, Kenny Sandier, Dan Shell
Absent: Eric Carden, Robin Kastle,
Barry Klein, Kathy Lee, Steve Lee (5)
Members Present: None.
Treasury: MB reported our $2,106 Paypal,
$70,416 Sav, $6,439 Chk.
Safety: Discussion on recent
inadvertent parachute deployment incident after a TTT member
launched from Henson Gap. Discussion on five other recent
non-injury incidents involving TTT members.
Rick Reported on the new first aid kits bought
for the club.
Need a new combo lock on Whitwell lock box.
Membership: Buddy reported that we
currently show 133 members on website.
PG Committee: Rick reported on recent
Competition: Ollie reported on the
successful Team Challenge Week. All participants felt they received
great help with the flying skills during the meet. Turnout was
relatively low (28) compared to years past. Discussion on plans for
next year including the possibility PG participation.
Bylaws: Dan discussed his proposed BOD
operating Rules of the road
History: Tim Cocker discussed the
possibility of printing a TTT vintage photo calendar.
Maintenance: Clark discussed the broken
mower situation. Ollie brought up that there are several large
trees that could possibly take down the clubhouse power line if they
fell. Clark volunteered to contact the power co-op. Discussion.
Discussion on LZ mowing expenses.
Kenny volunteered to replace a few more
deteriorated ramp boards.
Michael and others discussed the club LP tank
options (rent versus buy a new, possibly smaller tank). Clark
volunteered to contact the LP gas company for options.
Clark discussed the pros & cons of taking the
hay from the LZ (requires expensive fertilizing) versus cutting it
and leaving it in place.
Team Challenge Cleanup after the meeting is
unnecessary (all finished).
Whitwell LZ: Discussion.
TTT hang glider and PGer “courtship” discussed.
LZ vandalism issue: No action. Discussion.
Scooter tow: No action. Discussion.
2015 BOD Nominations: Incumbents willing
to serve again next year: all present. No other members have
confirmed an interest to serve to date. Discussion.
Christmas party: Discussion. Dan Shell
brought up the possibility of holding the Christmas party at the
Draft September meeting minutes accepted as is.
Next Meeting scheduled Sat Nov 8, 2014.
Meeting adjourned at 11:20 CDT
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