Minutes



FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Agenda

Laona Firehouse Building, Laona, WI 

Aug. 12th, 2017, 9:00 am.

I.                   Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance

II.                 Additions to Agenda     

III Adoption of the Minutes of the July 8th.  2017 Meeting.     

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    

V. Old Business

A. Membership Report 

B.   Maintenance Report 

New Business

A.     Eagle River Booth Aug. 18th, 19th, & 20th

 

B.     Annual Banquet, September 23rd, JARS (T-Bob’s)


Next Meeting;   The next meeting will be at the annual banquet Sept. 23rd at JARS in Laona.


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

Laona Firehouse Building  Laona, WI 

July 8th, 2017 9:00 am.

Present:   Jack Matueszewski, Glenn Dommer, Lyle Weyers, Jeannie Weyers, Randy Werth, Dan Gryzkewicz, Kim Gryzkewicz, Jim Hausinger, John Malchek, Scott Hackert, Jody Hackert 

I. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 am. with the pledge of Allegiance.

II. Additions to Agenda      Poker Run, Frank Falla, (beaver dam) Donation request, letter from Keith Gillaume

III Adoption of the Minutes of the June. 10th.  2017 Meeting.     Motion was made by Jim H.  seconded by Glenn D.. to accept minutes.   Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  Motion was made by Jody H., seconded by Jim H.   Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership report – The membership at this time is 50 business, 135 family, 35 single for a total of 355  members. 

B.   Maintenance Report    Jack reported there is a beaver problem where T crosses to the Blackwell connection.  Jack spoke to the Forestry Dept., they will send someone to trap the beavers.  Frank has been digging out the plugged areas of the trails for the last two years(approximately 15 times or 30 hours)  Don H. made a motion to send Frank $500.00 for this work, seconded by Kim G.  Motion carried.  The south end of the trail needs grading , the Wolf River.  North of Newald needs trimming.  Randy will contact Michael S.to take care of this. The towns of Cavour and Newald need to be graded.  Lyle will check to see if payment has been received.  Glenn D. reported the trail in Wabeno near the casino has washed out and needs to be fixed.  There are some big trees to be cut in the Wabeno area.  Jody H. made the motion to hire someone to cut these, seconded by Scott H.  Motion carried.

Letter from Keith G.   Jack received letter from Keith complaining about ATV’s improper use.  The club will send Keith a letter stating we are not a patrolling organization, he should contact the rec.officer.  Lyle will write the letter, have Jack sign it.

C.  Rides  Kim and Jody would like to organize a Poker run ride on Aug. 26th  The riders can stop at 5 business places on our map.  The ride will end with drinks and dinner (on your own) at JARS in Laona.  Everyone participating will throw in $5.00 and draw cards.  Register between 3:30 and 5:30 with Kim and Jody.  We hope to make this an annual event.  Contact Kim or Jody for additional information.  Jeannie requested Mike post his event on the Facebook page.

New Business

A.     Parade   Today after the meeting is the 4th of July parade in Laona.

B.      Eagle River Booth  August 18th -20th is the Eagle River ATV/UTV event.  Volunteers are needed to man the booth for the weekend.  Randy W. will attend the whole weekend, Jack will be there part of the weekend.  Lyle will send in the form to register our group.  Scott and Jody volunteered for the 20th, as well as Kim and Dan.

C.    Northeast Regional WATVA meeting , July 15th Dunbar.  The club encourages members to attend this meeting, some very good discussions are being held.

D.    Annual Banquet  The banquet will be held on Sept. 23, 2017 at JARS in Laona.   There will be a meat raffle again.  Jim will order tickets, invitations.

E.     Donation  The Rescue Squad I Laona has sent a request for the Souper Run,  Jim H. made a motion to donate $100, seconded by Kim.  Motion carried.

 

Meeting adjourned with motion by Jim, seconded by John.  The next meeting is August 12th at 9:00am at the  Laona Firehouse Building.

 

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers, FCATVA Secretary

 


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Forest County ATV Association Meeting

June 10, 2017

Laona Firehouse Building


Present:   Glenn Dommer, Lyle Weyers, Jim Hausinger, Jack Matueszewski, Jody Hackert, Randy Werth,Don Halverson, Aleeta Halverson, Scott Hackert, Jackie Nowak, Dick Nowak, Dan Grizkewicz, Kim Grizewicz, Larry Sommer

1.  Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance  The meeting was called to order at 9:00am with the Pledge of Allegiance

11.  Addition to Agenda            None

III.  Adoption of the May 13th, 2017 Minutes  A motion was made to approve the minutes of May 13th 2017 by Jim, seconded by Glenn.  Motion carried

IV.  Treasurer's Report    Lyle reported the treasurer's report.  Motion was made to accept this report by Jim, seconded by Glenn.  Motion carried.

Old Business

A.  Membership  Lyle reported the membership  total of 337 members

B.  Maintenance Report  Randy reported grading on the norh side complete, the south side is complete.  The beavers have to dams built which is a problem. $1,567.93 is the remaining balance for maintenance before July.  All our equipment is paid for.  Sam, the rec. officer, talked to the group about GPS locations from cell phones.  Laona Rescue squad was present to talk about the GPS locations as well, a problem occurred with an accident not being reported in the correct location, causing conusion as to which county was involved.  There will be ATV safety classes July 14, and 15th tenative, per Sam.  Awareness of your location on trails is the best solution for this problem,  Rides are a possibily in August, or maybe a Poker A motion was made not to move the flashing lights on DD by Lyle, seconded by Dick.  Motion carried.   The parades are scheduled for Crandon:  July 1st, meet at the Sheriff's Dept. at 11:00 am.  July 8th - Laona, meeting at 9:00am, then parade.

New Business

A.  Chamber Raffle tickets:    A motion was made by Jim Hausinger, seconded by Don H. o purchase the chamber raffle tickets.  Motion carried.      

B.  Eagle River booth for ATV event:  Jack will get the dates and specifics of this event. 

Next meeting July 8th at 9:00 am at the Laona Firehouse building

Respectfully submitted


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Agenda

Laona Firehouse Building    Laona, WI 

May 13th, 2017 9:00 am.

I.                   Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance

II.                 Additions to Agenda     

III Adoption of the Minutes of the April 8th.  2017 Meeting.     

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    

V. Old Business

A. Membership Report 

B.   Maintenance Report 

C.   Maps

New Business

A.     Laona Trailhead

B.       Wabeno Elem.  Book Donation

C.    Rides

 


Next Meeting;  June 10th at 9:00 am at Laona Firehouse Building

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Forest County ATV Association Meeting

April 8, 2017

Laona Senior Building

 

I.               Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance – Meeting called to order at 9:15am

II.              Additions to Agenda

a.     None

III.            Adoption of the previous minutes

a.     Motion Carried

IV.            Treasurer’s Report – Lyle reported the report.  Motion to accept carried.

V.              Old Business

a.     Membership report

                                               i.     378 members

b.     Culvert on NST washed out at 32 & H.  Working with DOT to replace.

c.     Trail to Brush Run grounds almost completed.

d.     Discussion on paying mileage for closing gates.  John discussed various states of disrepair of the gates.  Talks of working with the County to remove gates from contract.

e.     Lyle mentioned Oconto Cty opening their trails early.  Jack will discuss with Forest Cty about doing the same.

f.      Maps are done.  Discussed distribution and map boxes

VI.            New Business

a.     Milwaukee Sport Show went well.  There was a good response.  Discussed other sport shows that may be more effective.

b.     Lyle received email of 15 people coming to ride and looking for a place to stay.  They replied saying that they are staying at Connors Farm.  Discussion about how to access trails from there.

c.     Discussion about the Eagle River ATV\UTV Derby and getting a booth.  Jack will check into what needs to be done

d.     Flashing signs installed on Cty Hwy DD.  ATV Route signs need to be placed yet.  Discussion about the legality of the size of ATV Route signs and what needs to be replaced.

e.     Motion to Renew WATVA membership.

                                               i.     Motion Passed

f.      Donation Requests

                                               i.     Town of Laona re: Fireworks for 4th of July

1.     $100 donation approved

                                             ii.     Town of Ross re: Fireworks for 4th of July

1.     $100 Donation approved

                                            iii.     Roadhouse139 Cancer Run

1.     $100 Donation Approved

                                            iv.     Crandon Chamber of Commerce  - Fall Brush Run

1.     $100 Donation Approved

g.     Group/Club Ride

                                               i.     Talks of doing a few clubs rides

                                             ii.     Will be reaching out to 3Lakes club to coordinate a combined ride

                                            iii.     Talk of doing group ride after monthly meetings

VII.           Motion to Adjorn

a.     Motion Carried

 

Next meeting is Saturday, May 13th, 9 a.m. at the Laona Senior Center

 

Respectfully Submitted

 

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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Agenda

Laona Firehouse Building    Laona, WI 

April 8th, 2017 9:00 am.

I.                   Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance

II            Additions to Agenda     

III Adoption of the Minutes of the Feb.  2017 Meeting.     

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    

V. Old Business

A. Membership report 

B.   Maintenance Report 

C   Maps

   

New Business

            A          Eagle River Booth

            B          Signs

            C.         WATVA Renewal

            D.         Donations

            E.         East/West Railroad Tracks

 

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                                 Forest County ATV Association Meeting

                                                 January 14, 2017

                                           Laona Senior Building


Present:  Larry Sommer, Glenn Dommer, Lyle Weyers, Jeannie Weyers, Jack Matueszewski, Jody Hackert, Randy Werth, Jackie Nowak, Dick Nowak, Dan Grizkewicz

1.  Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance  The meeting was called to order at 9:00am with the Pledge of Allegiance

11.  Addition to Agenda         Donation, Mole Lake Grant

III.  Adoption of the Dec. 11, 2016 Minutes  A motion was made to approve the minutes of Nov.8, 2016 by Glenn, seconded by Larry.  Motion carried

IV.  Tressurer's Report    Lyle reported the treasurer's report.  Motion was made to accept this report by Jody, seconded by Dan.  Motion carried

Old Business

A.  Membership  Lyle reported the membership as:  48 business, 42 single, and 138 for families for a total of 366 members

B.  Maintenance Report  Lyle met with Steve B.  They will sign some dirt roads.  There are old plastic signs in the town of Lincoln which need to be replaced with the metal signs the club now uses.  The tractors are stored for the winter.  

New Business

A.  2017 Maps:    Scott and Jody met with Lyle and Jeannie and are working with them on the 2017 maps.  The first week of February we will take the maps to the printer.  The map should be done for the sport show.  

B.  Sport Show   The county met on Jan. 19th to discuss the sport show, Jack will be representing the county as well as the ATV association.  Randy W. will go to the sport show as a represenstative of the club.  A motion was made to approve Randy's meal expenses by Larry, seconded by Jody.  Motion carried.   The WATVA meeting will be held April 29th, this is a one day meeting.  Lyle has placed an ad in the WATVA magazine for the FCATVA.

C.  Donation    The Forest County Health department requested a donation for the Baby Pantry program.  A motion was made by Larry to donate $200.00 to this, seconded by Jody.  Motion carried.  

D.  Mole Lake grant   Lyle reported he received a call for the Mole Lake marketing dept. stating the club would be receiving a $2,000.00 grant.  This will cover the cost of themap ad.

 Next meetings:  Feb. 11th 9 a.m Laona Senior Bldg.

April 8th 9 a.m Laona Senior Bldg.  There will be no meeting in March.  Officers decided all meetings will be the 2nd Saturday at 9 a.m in Laona unless circumstances prohibit.

Respectfully submitted


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Agenda

Laona Firehouse Building    Laona, WI 

Jan. 11th, 2017 9:00 am.


I.                   Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance

II.                 Additions to Agenda     

III Adoption of the Minutes of the Dec.11th.  2016 Meeting.     

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    

V. Old Business

A. Membership report 

B.   Maintenance Report 

   

New Business

a.)     2017 Maps 

b.)    Sport Show


Next Meeting;  Feb. 11th at 9:00 am at Laona Firehouse Building


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                                          Forest County ATV Meeting

                                                  November 8, 2016

                                              Laona Senior Building


Present:  Larry Sommer, Glenn Dommer,Ruth Dommer, Lyle Weyers, Jeannie Weyers, Jack Matueszewski,Scott Hackert, Jody Hackert, Randy Werth, John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch

1.  Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance  The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm with the Pledge of Allegiance

11.  Addition to Agenda    Newsletter, Steve Bounda

III.  Adoption of the Nov. 8, 2016 Minutes  A motion was made to approve the minutes of Nov.8, 2016 by Glenn, seconded by Larry.  Motion carried

IV.  Tressurer's Report    Lyle reported the treasurer's report.  Motion was made to accept this report subject to audit by Larry, seconded by Jack.  Motion carried

Old Business

A.  Membership  Lyle reported the membership as:  48 business, 42 single, and 138 for families for a total of 366 members

B.  Maintenance Report  Randy reported maintenance is compete for the year.   The equipment has not been stored for the year yet.  Randy spoke with Dave Z.  There should not be business signs on the trails, can show glass, or key, but not name.  The John Deere tractor has been traded in to Gleaon Implement for a much better unit.  The cost was $6,500 with trade-in.  Dealer will deliver in a few weeks.  The new tractor has higher horsepower, there for the club will get more in maintenance.  Snow fencing has been put up near the culvert in Wabeno.  Dave Z. will have someone come and look at the culvert in the spring.  

New Business

A.  2017 Maps:    Scott and Jody have volunteerd to hande the map project this year.  Lyle and Jeannie will have them over to explain the process.  Maps are needed by March 7th 2017.  

B.  Highway DD   The flashings lights are up and working, there is no notation of why they are there.  Larry will contact the highway dept.

C.  Steve Bounda    The trails will be opened to county line.  Hwy. 8 will share with snowmobiles.  Grant of $220,000 has been approved, Oneida county also received money.  There are 10 mph signs up on Lake Metonga, and Keith Siding road.  Larry believes Steve had them put up.  

D.  Newsletter  Lyle requested any news be forwarded to him to add to the newsletter.  

 Next meetings:  Jan. 14th 9 a.m Laona Senior Bldg.

Feb. 11th 9 a.m  Laona Senior Bldg.

April 8th 9 a.m Laona Senior Bldg.  There will be no meeting in March.  Offiibit.cers decided all meetings will be the 2nd Saturday at 9 a.m in Laona unless circumstances prohibit.

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers, FCATV Association Secretary.


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Agenda

Laona Firehouse Building    Laona, WI 

Dec. 13th, 2016 7:00 pm.

I.                   Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance

II.                 Additions to Agenda     

III Adoption of the Minutes of the Nov. 8th.  2016 Meeting.     

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    

V. Old Business

A. Membership report 

B.   Maintenance Report 

   

New Business

a.)    Chamber of Commerce dues

b.)    2017 Maps 

c.)     Signs for the flashing lights at DD

 

Next Meeting;  January 14th at 9:00 am at Laona Firehouse Building


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Forest County ATV Associsation Meeting

November 8, 2016

Laona Senior Building


Present:  Larry Sommer, Don Halverson, Aleeta Halverson, Glenn Dommer, Lyle Weyers, Jeannie Weyers, Jack Matueszewski

1.  Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance  The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm with the Pledge of Allegiance

11.  Addition to Agenda    Correspondence

III.  Adoption of the Oct. 11, 2016 Minutes  A motion was made to approve the minutes of Oct. 11, 2016 by Larry, seconded by Glenn.  Motion carried

IV.  Tressurer's Report    Lyle reported the treasurer's report.  Motion was made to accept this report by Don, seconded by Larry.  Motion carried

Old Business

A.  Membership  Lyle reported the membership as:  48 business, 40 single, and 138 for families for a total of 364 members

B.  Maintenance Report  Lyle reported the norh end has been graded and rolled.  Randy will grade the south this week, and Lyle will roll this.  The Wolf River trail still has to be done.  The tractor and toller will be serviced and stored for the year.  Jack reported he received a letter from the Potawatomi stating they will not be granting us a donation for the roller as the club had requested.  Dave Z. from the Forestry Dept. contacted Jack concerrning the culvert in Wabeno. This is an unsafe issue and Dave will contact someone to trap the beavers at this area.  Some oragne fencing should be put up to help avoid accidents.

New Business

A.  Christmas Giving Tree Donation:  The ATV club has been donating to the needy children of Forest County for a number of years.  This is a great opportunity to help as well as a great goodwill service for the club.  Jeannie reported she feels the club should continue in this, but there are many seniors in Forest County who are struggling.  A motion was made to donate $500.00 for the Giving Tree, and $200.00 for the Seniors by Larry, seconded by Don.  Motion carried.

B.  2017 Maps (member discount?)   Lyle reported the club makes a profit from this project, should we continue the discount offered to members as in the past.  A motion to continue as in the past was made by Larry, seconded by Glenn.  Motion carried.

C.  Forest County Chamber membership  The annual dues for the Forest County Chamber of Commerce are due.  The club has been a member for a long time.Glenn made the motion to renew the membership for $60.00, seconded by Don.  Motion carried.

D.  Correspondence  Lyle has been contacted by WATVA Association, calenders are available for $10.00, can be sold for $17.00 as a fund raiser, these are ATV calenders, running from March '17 to March '18.  This was tabled until next meeting.  Don inquired why our club doesn't have an ad in the magazine, it appeard to be at no charge.  Lyle will look into this.  Lyle also received a donation request from the Blue Ribbon Coalition, this was decided not to do.

Meeting adjourned, motion made by Larry, seconded by Don.  Motion carried

The next meeting is Dec. 13, 2016 Tuesday at 7:00pm at the Laona Senior Building

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers

Forest County ATV Association


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Agenda

Laona Firehouse Building    Laona, WI

Nov. 8th, 2016 7:00 pm.

I.               Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance

II.              Additions to Agenda     

III Adoption of the Minutes of the Oct. 11th.  2016 Meeting.     

 IV. Treasurer’s Report   

V. Old Business

A. Membership report

B.   Maintenance Report

  

New Business

a.)   Christmas Giving Tree Donation


Next Meeting; 7 pm, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, at Laona Firehouse Building    


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

Laona Firehouse Building  Laona, WI

Oct. 11th, 2016 7:00 pm.

Present:  Larry Sommer, Pam McCulloch, John McCulloch, Karen DeJadin, Charlie Breedin, Barb Barborich, Tom Barborich, Diane Malechek, John Malechek, Jack Matueszewski, Glenn Dommer, Don Halverson, Aleeta Halverson, Lyle Weyers, Jeannie Weyers, Randy Werth.

I. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm. with the pledge of Allegiance, and the introduction of our new member, Charlie.

II. Additions to Agenda     1.)  Roller, 2) Donations

III Adoption of the Minutes of the Sept. 17th.  2016 Meeting.     Motion was made by Tom B., seconded by John M. to accept minutes.   Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  Motion was made by John M., seconded by Don H.   Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 364 members, 48 Business, 39 single, and 137 family members.

B.   Maintenance Report    Randy reported he will grade again the end of this month.  The brushing needs to be done on the north end.  The culvert in Wabeno is pluggedagain.  A loader will be needed to dig it out.  The grading will be done for the year after this month.  Maintenance payment from the Forestry dept. has been approximately $19,000.  John McCulloch reported a group of about 23 took a good ride on the Blackwell connection, trails are in good shape.  The north part of Hiles is open to ATV’s.   

C.  Banquet Summary    Lyle reported the cost of the banquet was $1781.71. 

D.  Raffle Summary  Lyle reported the expenses for the raffle were approximately $1286.26, income approximately $4817.00  The cost of the solar lights was approximately $4400.00.  The lights are not up yet, however Lyle has put stakes where they are to be placed and the county will put them up.

New Business

a.)   Club Credit Card    Lyle reported that in many instances he has had to use his personal credit card for ATV expenses.  He stated anyone is welcome to audit his reports and expenses.  Several members felt the club should continue with this, as having a club credit card can become a problem.  A motion was made by Don H., seconded by Glenn D. to pursue a credit card for the club. Motion carried.    

 

b.)   Bank  Loan      Lyle reported the loan is approximately $6,000 to pay the tractor.  A motion was made to pay off this loan by Don H., seconded by Tom B.  Motion carried.  

 

c.)    Trail to Racetrack         Jack reported it is 90-95% sure to go beyond the race track to the county line per John Z. 

 

d.)   Donations   Jeannie has received in writing a request from the county services dealing with children at risk, and families for a donation of $100.00 to help a family with clothes/books for the children.  A motion was made by Don H., seconded by John M. to donate $100.00  Motion carried.

 

e.)   Roller    Jack reported he found a roller on Craig’s list in North Dakota, a 1998 for $10,000.  New would be $18,500.  The roller Lyle currently is using is unsafe and not worth repairing.  The club can get $1,500 for the tires and the hydraulic pin.  The rest would be salvage.  Randy and Jack will have pictures in the morning and decide if it is worth pursuing.  Karen stated Jay could possibly go out with Randy to get the roller.  A motion was made by Don H., seconded by Tom B. that the officers will decide to purchase after seeing the equipment.  Motion carried.

 

Karen reported there are ATV’s going off the trail near Mudslingers’ and needs some sign there.  Randy reported he will meet with her on this.

 

Don H., seconded by Tom B. motion to adjourn.  Motion carried

 

Next meeting Nov. 8th 7:00pm at the Laona Firehouse Building

 

 

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers, FCATVA Secretary 

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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Agenda

Laona Firehouse Building    Laona, WI

Oct. 11th, 2016 7:00 pm.

I.               Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance

II.              Additions to Agenda     

III Adoption of the Minutes of the Sept. 17th.  2016 Meeting.     

 IV. Treasurer’s Report   

V. Old Business

A. Membership report

B.   Maintenance Report

C.  Banquet Summary

D.  Raffle Summary     

New Business

a.)   Club Credit Card  

b.)   Bank Loan 

c.)  Trail to Racetrack    


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

T-Bob’s  Annual Banquet and Meeting Laona, WI

Sept. 17th, 2016 6:00 pm.

I. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 6:00 pm. with the pledge of Allegiance, an the introduction of Representative Jeff Mursau    

II. Additions to Agenda      Jeff Mursau will give a short presentation.

III Adoption of the Minutes of the Aug. 13th.  2016 Meeting.     Motion was made by Jim H., seconded by Jay D. to accept minutes.   Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  Motion was made by Bob N., seconded by Jay D..   Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 358 members, 47 Business, 38 single, and 136 family members.

B.   Maintenance Report    Lyle reported the trail has been graded to the north by Randy, will be doing the south next week.  Lyle has been brushing the trails, and trimming.  Glenn D. has also been helping clear brush.  The solar light panels for Highway “DD” have been purchased and will be put up very shortly.  The cost of these lights, $4400.00, is where the raffle profit is being used.   

C.  Rep.  Jeff Mursau     Jeff reported Forest County is lucky in that there are not many suburbs to deal with.  The transportation budget is difficult to deal with for funding for the ATV trails.  Jeff reported he is working keeping he rural schools open. 

New Business

a.)   Bylaws      Article 3 Section 2:  The club needs to change the wording of this section needs to change “the annual meeting of the Club will be held in Sept. at the annual banquet”.  Motion was made for this change by Bob N., seconded by Randy W.  Motion carried.    

 

b.)   Officer Nomination Committee      The positions of Treasurer and Vice-President are up for re-election.  Lyle Weyers has offered to continue his position as Treasurer, Randy W. ad John Criel have been nominated for Vice President. The election results were for Randy Werth as Vice President.  At this time the club extends their appreciation to John McCulloch for all his years as Vice President, and he, along with his wife, Pam’s hard work during the past years.  John is going to be an active member of the club.  Thanks John and Pam!

 

c.)    Meetings         The Laona Community building has changed their guidelines since the club agreed to use the building, the meeting will be held at the senior’s firehouse building in Laona.  The next meeting will be held the second Tuesday,  Oct. 11th at 7:00 pm. Tuesday,  Nov. 8th at 7:00pm.

 

 

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers, FCATVA Secretary


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Agenda

T-Bob’s   Laona, WI

Sept. 17th, 2016 9:00 am.

I.               Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance

II.              Additions to Agenda     

III Adoption of the Minutes of the August 13th.  2016 Meeting.     

 IV. Treasurer’s Report   

V. Old Business

A. Membership report

B.   Maintenance Report      

New Business

a.)   ByLaws :   Article 3 Section 2 : Change month of annual meeting

b.)   Election of Officers:   Vice-President & Tresurer   

c.)   Ad in Visitors’ Guide 2017  $200.00    

d.)    Meetings    Meetings will be held at the Laona firehouse Oct. 11th at 7:00pm   Nov. 8th at 7:00 pm,  Dec. 13th  7:00 pm

 

Raffles:  Ticket raffle   Door Prize    Meat Raffle  


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

Laona Community Building  Laona, WI

August 13th, 2016 9:00 am.


Present

Jim Hausinger, Jeannie Weyers,  Jack Matuszewski,  Glenn Dommer, Dick Nowak, Jackie Nowak, Nancy Klatt, Aleeta Halverson, Don Halverson, Jody Hackert, Scott Hackert, John Criel, Diane  Borchardt, Larry Borschart, Karen DeJardin, Jay DeJardin, Sam Werthinger

I. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance.   

II. Additions to Agenda      None

III Adoption of the Minutes of the July 9th.  2016 Meeting.     Motion was made by Jim, seconded by Nancy to accept minutes.   Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Jeannie Weyers.  Motion was made by Jim H., seconded by Don.   Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 352 members, 48 Business, 38 single, and 135 family members.

B.   Maintenance Report    Jack reported the town of Caswell is complete.  The rear wheel came off the tractor, the lock inside was functioning.  Jack had to go to Antigo for parts.  Mike Albrect hauled the tractor to Kenton, Randy did some grading for him.  Randy has graded north will come to Laona this week.  The Forestry dept. gave permission to bring Chad’s cat into the School Forest to remove some stumps.  This will need more grading.  Jack will be meeting with Dave Z. to go over and revise the maintenance contract with the county.    Three Lakes, the county board and FCATVA will be meeting to discuss the trail near the race track. 

C.  Raffle Planning    Jack will contact Larry S. regarding he lights of “DD”.  We will need to get the highway dept. involved.  Jody and Diane have offered to help Jeannie getting the raffle prize board and thank you’s together.  Thanks! 

D. Windfall Inn

Lyle has met with the property owners, there is no way across from the east.  This will not be pursued any further. 

Sam reported the club needs two 10mph signs at the Lake LuCerne area

New Business

a.)   ByLaws      Jim reported the Board of Directors met, and reviewed the by-laws of FCATVA , some minor changes are needed and will be reported on at the annual meeting.

b.)   Officer Nomination Committee      Jim reported the positions for nomination this year are the Vice-President, and Treasurer.  John McCulloch will be retiring his position of Vice President, however, will remain a active member.  Lyle will run as Treasurer.  Randy Werth has been nominated as Vice President in previous meeting, Nancy Klatt nominated John Criel as Vice President.  Vote will take place at the annual meeting.   

 

c.)    Meetings          Although not an addition to the agenda, John Criel brought up night meetings.  Jay De Jardin was also in favor.  Jim H. made a motion, seconded by Nancy meetings be held at the Laona Community building the second Tuesday,  Oct. 11th at 7:00 pm. Tuesday,  Nov. 8th at 7:00pm.

 

Motion was made by Jim H., seconded by Don H to adjourn.  Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers, FCATVA Secretary



Forest County ATV Association

August 13thth  2016  9:00am

 

Laona Community Bldg.

5233 Beech Street,  Laona, WI

 

l.        Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and                           Introductions

ll.  Agenda Additions

lll.  Adoption of July 9th minutes

lV.  Treasurer’s Report

V.  Old Business

         a) Membership Report     

         b) Maintenance Report

         c) Raffle Planning – prizes/tickets -lights

         d) Windfall Inn Trail

Vl.  New Business

         a) By-Laws of Forest County ATV Association

         b) Officer Nomination Committee

         c)  Chamber of Commerce Raffle tickets

         d) Banquet


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Forest County ATV Association 

July 9thth  2016  9:00am 

Laona Community Bldg.

5233 Beech Street,  Laona, WI


l.      Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

ll.  Agenda Additions

lll.  Adoption of June 14th minutes

lV.  Treasurer’s Report

V.  Old Business

      a)  Membership Report

      b) Maintenance Report

      c) Raffle Planning – prizes/tickets -lights

      d)  Windfall Inn Trail

      e) Armstrong Creek Trail

  Vl.  New Business

a)    By-Laws of Forest County ATV Association

b)    Officer Nomination Committee

c)     Donations

d)    Ad for Potawatomi paper


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

The Greenshack, Armstrong Creek, WI  

June 14th, 2016 7:00 pm.

Present

Lyle Weyers, Jeannie Weyers, John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Jack Matuszewski, Terry Klatt, Nancy Klatt, Glenn Dommer, John Malchak, Chuck Schlosser, Marcie Schlosser, Tom Barborich, Barb Barborich, Don Halverson, Aleeta Halverson, John Criel, Jerry Godowicz, Karen DeJardin Larry Sommer, Karen Mooren, Harry Mooren, Suzie Marcell, Gary Marcell

I. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. with the pledge of Allegiance.   

II. Additions to Agenda     Tom Obukowicz donation

III Adoption of the Minutes of the May 10th.  2016 Meeting.  Motion was made by Terry K to accept minutes by, seconded by Harry M.   Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  Motion was made by Larry S., seconded by Nancy K.   Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 292 members, 42 Business, 24 single, and 108 family members.

B.   Maintenance Report    The club has $8,000 left from the County before July.  This will be used,  the club needs to purchase gravel, and to brush.  Jack reported the new brush works well.

C.  Raffle Planning    As to date the raffle tickets has brought in approximately $2,690.00.  The expenses for the raffle are at approximately$1000.00.  The club is donation $500.0 as a prize, other expenses have been the tickets, mailings, etc.  A motion was made to purchase the flashing lights for “DD” before the raffle by Terry K., seconded by Don H.  Motion carried.  Larry Sommer has the information on these lights and will meet with the board for the purchase.

Mark Werth has rented a storage unit to the club at $20.00 per month.  This is a very generous offer.  A motion was made by Nancy K., seconded by Tom B. to provide Mark with a map ad for one year, and lifetime membership to the club for his offer.  Motion carried.

D. Windfall Inn

Lyle reported there was nothing new to report, property owners, Rosie and Don, need to be contacted and give approval for use of their land  A motion was made by Karen seconded by Don H. to have Lyle meet with these owners to get approval.  Motion carried.      

e.)    Armstrong Creek     Jerry reported there was nothing new.  The property owner will not approve ATV’s on her trail.  Jerry reported more signage is needed off of Cemetery Road onto to trail.  The trail needs grading.  The signs are down in certain areas, John M. reported he was expecting a call to meet and decide what signs were needed.  John will gladly meet and put the signs up, he needs to be contacted.      

New Business

a.)   The 4th of July parades        The Crandon parade will be on the 2nd of July, the Laona parade will be on the 3rd of July.  Anyone riding  can meet at the courthouse in Crandon, and at T-Bob’s in Laona.  A sign up sheet was passed around..

b.)   Chamber of Commerce Raffle tickets      The Chamber sent $40.00 of raffle tickets to the club to purchase.  Larry S. made a motion, seconded by Tom to purchase the $40.00 tickets sent to the club.  Motion carried.

 

c.)    Blue Ribbon Coalition membership  This is a national organization which helps accomplish solutions to problems for clubs.  A motion was made to pay the dues of $100.00 by Terry K., seconded by Karen.  Motion carried. 

d.)   Bills for Maintenance   Don H. requested this, and discussed it with Jack.  Dismissed

e.)    Fuel Pump  Jack has been hauling fuel up to Randy and Lyle when they are doing maintenance as the gas tank can only hold 15 gallons.  Jack would like to purchase a 100 gallon pump tank that will fit in the back of his truck.  A motion was made by Jerry, seconded by Terry to purchase a fuel pump tank with cost under $500.00  Motion carried. 

f.)    Dates, times ad places of next three meetings.   A discussion was started on days and times for meetings, there were opinions on both evenings versus days  as well as where to have the ATV meetings.  Having meetings in the evening does not allow for rides after the meeting.  Rides separate from the meeting were discussed and set for July 23rd, meet at T-Bob’s in Laona at 9am, and Sept. 24th, meet  at T-Bob’s in Laona at 9am.  A trail leader is needed and someone needs to plan the ride.  A motion was made by Karen, seconded by Jerry to have Tuesday evening meetings at various businesses.   Karen suggested July 12TH at Rocking Robin’s, August 9th at Mudslingers, Oct 11th at Green Schack.  At this point Jack stopped the meeting due to too many conversations going on at once.  Secretary could not record all comments.

Jack read a letter from a member, Tom Obukowicz, who generously donated $250.00 to the club in appreciation of the work officers are doing and would like to see the Windfall issue resolved. 

Larry S. mentioned there have been a lot of complaints at Lake Lucerne again, and is urging members to contact The Town of Lincoln, Board of Directors, 5376 County Road W., Crandon, WI  54520

A motion to adjourn was made by Don H., seconded by Jerry G.  Motion carried.

 

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers, FCATVA Secretary    


FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

Haen’s Popple River Pub   Popple River, WI  

May 10th, 2016 7:00 pm.

Present

Lyle Weyers, Jeannie Weyers, John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Jack Matuszewski, Terry Klatt, Nancy Klatt, Glenn Dommer, John Malchak, Diane Malchak, Chuck Schlosser, Marcie Schlosser, Tom Barborich, Barb Barborich, Scott Hackert, Jody Hackert, Diane Borchardt, Don Halverson, Aleeta Halverson, Randy Werth, John Cruel, Jerry Godowicz,  Katie Haen, Larry Sommer, Karen Mooren, Harry Mooren

I. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. with the pledge of Allegiance.   

II. Additions to Agenda     Storage shed was added to the agenda.

 An apology was made as the treasurer’s and agenda were not at the meeting.  They will be available at the next meeting.

John McCulloch brought up the need of a storage shed to store the club’s tools and supplies.  John’s garage is quite full, as well as Lyle’s with tables, chairs, tools, etc.  John would like to rent a unit between Laona and Wabeno for access for Glenn D, Jack, John and Lyle.  A motion was made by Karen M, seconded by Jerry G. to look into the best option and rent a unit.  Motion carried.

III Adoption of the Minutes of the April 12th.  2016 Meeting.  Motion was made by Larry S. to accept minutes by, seconded by Jerry G.   Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  Motion was made by Larry S., seconded by Nancy K.   Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 378 members, 49 Business, 45 single, and 142 family members.

B.   Maps 2016    The maps have been distributed to all area businesses.  Glenn D. has made cases for maps which have been put at all junction points.  Camp 6 can use an enclosed map.

C.  Raffle Planning   Lyle has more tickets available, anyone taking them please note where they are, and make sure someone pick them up before the banquet.

D. Windfall Inn

Lyle spoke with the surveying person; the route would have to cross Don and Rosie’s whole yard (12 feet).  Karen M. reported they would be in favor of ATV’s and she will speak with them.  There is a new form for travel on State highways, does not have to go to DOT.  The form involves the county; the local supervisor would need to sign this.  John will bring the form to the next meeting. To see what it entails.          

e.)    Maintenance   Lyle reported the Nicolet and Wolf River have been graded and rolled.  The culvert was completely plugged, a truck was used to unplug and it is flowing again.  There is $10,600 in the maintenance account to be used before June, so the club will need to grade, and purchase some gravel.    

New Business

a.)   Case Tractor        Don Halverson had called Jack to let him know of a tractor on Wisconsin Auction site.  It has a grass cutter and brush cutter.  The county will pay $62.00/hour for this.  A motion was made by Karen M., seconded by John M. to purchase this tractor.  Motion carried. .

b.)   Lake Lucerne   Larry S. reported there have been complaints on the north end of Lake Lucerne, and the club will be receiving a letter requesting the speed be changed t 10mph.  The club will change the posted signs to 10 mph.

 

 

Next meeting:  June meeting Tuesday June 14th 7:00 pm Green Shack

 

Jody H.  made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Nancy.  Motion carried.

              

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary    


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Forest County ATV Association 

May 10th  2016  7:00pm 

Haen’s Popple River Pub


l.      Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

ll.  Agenda Additions

lll.  Adoption of April 12th minutes

lV.  Treasurer’s Report

V.  Old Business

      a)  Membership Report

      b) Maps 2016

      c) Raffle Planning – prizes/tickets

      d)  Windfall Inn

      e)  Maintenance Report        

      Vl.  New Business

a)    Case tractor

 

 

Next meeting June 14th   The Green Schack   Armstrong Creek, WI.  7:00 pm


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

Mudslinger’s  Cavour, WI  

April. 12th, 2016 7:00 pm.

Present

Lyle Weyers, Jeannie Weyers, John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Jack Matuszewski, Terry Klatt, Nancy Klatt, Glenn Dommer, Jay DeJardin, Karen DeJardin, John Malchak, Diane Malchak, Gary Lagveux, Jr., Tom Baehnman, Chuck Schlosser, Marcie Schlosser, Tom Barborich, Barb Barborich Mike Biese, Scott Hackert, Jody Hackert, Larry Borchardt, Diane Borchardt, Dave Monson, Ron Matzlorf, Diane Matzlorf, Don Halverson, Aleeta Halverson, Randy Werth, John Cruel, Jerry Godowicz, Wade Haen, Katie Haen, Larry Sommer

I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. with the pledge of Allegiance.   

II. Additions to Agenda     1.  Clean Up on trail.  2.  Steve Nelson,- anchors for signs   3WATVA membership  4 .Survey on Rocking Robin’s area  5.  Potawatomi Race ad   6  Landover Club  7  Trail opening

Mike Biese reported the Facebook page has a 500+ count.   

 III Adoption of the Minutes of the Feb. 13th.  2016 Meeting.  Motion was made by Glenn D. to accept minutes by, seconded by Nancy K.   Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  Motion was made by John M., seconded by Diane M.   Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 373 members, 51 Business, 42 single, and 140 family members.

B.   Town of Nashville    Lyle reported there is nothing to report, he spoke with Jamie, it will be on the town meeting agenda.

C.  Maps    Lyle reported the 2016 maps are being distributed.  Glenn, John and Lyle have delivered quite a few.

D. Raffle planning – prizes, tickets           This raffle is being planned to raise funds for flashing lights on “DD.  Several members met regarding the raffle, tickets will be mailed to each member to buy or sell.  Let Lyle know if you need more.

E.)    Trail Report    John and Chuck closed all the gates.  Glenn D. closed the gates to the south.  The gates will need to be opened again in about two weeks.  The pump on the John Deere tractor is $2690.00 for a new pump.  A rebuilt pump for $1500.00 is available with service being 8 hours at $52.00/hour in Kewaukee.  Jay offered to take this to the dealer. 

New Business

a.)   Sport Show      Jack, Nancy, and Terry attended the sport show in Milwaukee.  The weather was not very good going down .  Jack reported he handed out many membership forms.

b.)   Windfall Inn   Lyle reported this is south of Wabeno on Hwy. 52.  Rusch Engineering is going to do a survey behind Rocking Robin’s.  John Cruel reported he is working the Goodman/Armstrong Creek trail for signatures.

c.)   Clean Up Trail   John and Chuck noticed the trail was littered.  Jay made a motion to meet and clean up trail with burgers after.  Seconded by Pam M. It was scheduled for April 24th.  Motion carried. 

d.)   Steve Nelson     Steve has made an anchor with a bolt for posting signs on the trail.  The price is $35.00 for the bag.  A motion was made by Nancy, seconded by Jay to purchase these anchors. Motion carried.  

e.)   WATVA Dues   Terry K made a motion to pay the $80.00 dues for WATVA membership.  This was seconded by Mike B.  Motion carried. 

f.)    Potawatomi Times Ad  Lyle reported he has been contacted to place an ad in the booklet that comes out for the race events.  It is $130.00 for 1/8 page ad in spring and Labor Day.  Chuck S. made a motion, seconded by Jerry to pay this ad.  Motion carried.

g.)   Landover Club  Jerry from Conover reported the trails in Conover, Eagle River and Lake Tomahawk would like see better signage from A to Argonne.  The signage between the two counties would be a joint venture.  Jerry and John M. will meet to discuss this. 

Dave M. of Alvin has a sports shop with ATV’ etc.  He is offering 20% off accessories to Forest County ATV members.  You can find him on Facebook.  The name is Dave’s Four Season’s Service. 

May meeting Tuesday May 10th 2016 7:00 pm Popple River

June meeting  Tuesday Jun 14th 7:00 pm Green Shack

John C and Don H. won ATV hats. 

Nancy  made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Pam.  Motion carried.

              

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary


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Forest County ATV Association

April. 12th  2016  7:00pm

Mudslinger’s Cavour, WI

 

l.     Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and

     Introductions

ll.  Agenda Additions

lll.  Adoption of Feb. 13th minutes

lV.  Treasurer’s Report

V.  Old Business

      a)  Membership Report

      b) Town of Nashville

      c) Maps 2016

      d) Raffle Planning – prizes/tickets  

      e)  Armstrong Creek Trail

Vl.  New Business

      a)      Sports Show

      b)     Windfall Inn

      c)      Door prize

 

Next meeting May 10th   Popple River Pub  Popple River, WI   7:00 pm


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

County Garage  Crandon, WI  

Feb. 11th, 2016 9:00 am.

Present

Lyle Weyers, Jeannie Weyers, John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Jack Matuszewski,  Terry Klatt, Nancy Klatt, Glenn Dommer, Jay DeJardin, Kim Gryzkewicz, Dan Gryzkewicz, John Malchak, Diane Malchak, Wayne Daul, Jack Kloss, Bob Carney, Mark Kirby.

I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance.   A welcome to the visitors from Three Lakes, and LMT Snowmobile Club.     

II. Additions to Agenda   LMT member – snowmobile trail.  Mark Kirby – winter use on National Forest and connection from Three Lakes to National Forest.

Mark Kirby reported  he spoke with the Forestry Dept. and was advised he needed to contact the landowner, which he did and has approval for this to connect to Hiles.  Forest County ATV closed Nov. 1st, Three Lakes would  like the trail open year round.  Mark said winter use on #5 to Hiles is one of their goals.

 III Adoption of the Minutes of the Jan. 11th.  2016 Meeting.  Motion was made by Glenn D.to accept minutes by, seconded by Nancy K.   Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  Motion was made by John M., seconded by Jay D.   Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 363 members, 46 Business, 41 single, and 138 family members.

B.   Town of Nashville    Lyle reported there is nothing new, still waiting for a call from one landowner.  Lyle will contact Jamie regarding a town  meeting.  The club received a $2,000.00 grant from Mole Lake.

C.  Maps    Lyle reported the 2016 maps are at the printers’.  There was a slight mix-up in not receiving the proof, and maps were printed, however, Lyle should have the proof Monday, and we are still on schedule.  Jack will be going down to the sports show on the 1st of March, the maps will be delivered to Glenn D’s home on the 29th.  There will be a display at Flowers From the Heart the week of Feb.22nd, for those interested.  The Chamber of Commerce presented Forest County with a “Member of The Year” plaque at a dinner last week.

D. Raffle planning – prizes, tickets           This raffle is being planned to raise funds for flashing lights on “DD.  The raffle will be held at the ATV banquet in Sept.  Terry K. made a motion to have a $500.00 cash prize as a prize, seconded by Jay D.  Motion carried.  Lyle has the license for the raffle and would like to mail them with the membership renewals.  The tickets will be $5.00 each or 3/$10.00.  Each member will receive $30.00 worth of tickets.  Jay DeJardin donated 2 Packer tickets.  Thank you Jay!Larry Borchardt will be donating a $800.00 framed wildlife print    .  Kim and Jeannie will work on requests for casino packages.  John and Pam, Lyle and Jeannie, Kim and Dan will meet in April to further plan this event. 

E.)    Armstrong Creek Trail     Terry K reported there is an issue with one landowner, but it may be possible to use a different way.

New Business

a.)   LMT  snowmobile    The snowmobile club would like to groom part of School Forest Trail in Laona and use this .It is southwest of T-Bob’s.  Jack explained they would need permission from Laona School, the ATV club has a contract with a landowner on this trail which the club pays $400.00 yearly.  The snowmobile club is willing to pay $200.00 a year.  This would not be effective until next year.  The ATV club will follow up on this.

b.)   Pumper Truck   Jack reported the club has a dust problem on the trails in many areas.  He found a ’79 Mack Pumper truck on Craig’s list for $15,000.  The club decided he could have a look at this, however, the club will have to have a motion to pursue, or purchase this equipment. 

c.)   Mudslinger’ s meeting  Jay is hosting the ATV meeting April 12th at 7:00pm, he mentioned most clubs have a dinner before their meeting.  A motion was made by Terry K, seconded by Nancy the club will pay$100.00 at these evening meetings for a dinner .Motion carried.  Nancy will contact the other two business owners regarding this.

d.)   Ties That Bind Cancer Walk  A request was received to donate to this cause, the club donated $100.00 last year, it stays local.  A motion was made by Diane M to donate $100.00, seconded by Jay.  Motion carried.

A motion was made by Kim G., seconded by Glenn D. to cancel the March meeting, as most officers will not be available.  Motion carried

e.)    April meeting  Tuesday April 12th 2016 7:00 pm Mudslingers’

May meeting Tuesday My 10th 2016 7:00 pm Popple River

June meeting  Tuesday Jun 14th 7:00 pm Green Shack

Pam M. won the door prize. 

Glenn  made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Pam.  Motion carried.

Please note the next meeting is April 12th at Mudslingers’ at 7:00 pm with dinner.  There will not be a March meeting.

              

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

County Garage  Crandon, WI  

Jan. 11th, 2016 7:00 pm.

Present

Lyle Weyers, Jeannie Weyers, John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Jack Matuszewski, Larry Sommer, Terry Klatt, Nancy Klatt, John Curel, Gerry Godowicz, Glenn Dommer, Katie Haen, Jay DeJadin, Dennis Sudraski,

I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. with the pledge of Allegiance.        

II. Additions to Agenda    Correspondence

 III Adoption of the Minutes of the Dec. 12th.  2015 Meeting.  Motion was made by Larry S..  to accept minutes by, seconded by Glenn D..    Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  Motion was made by Terry K., seconded by Jay D.   Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 363 members, 44 Business, 41 single, and 139 family members.

B.   Trail Maintenance    Katie reported there had been complaints about the trail in the Popple River area.  She thanked us for having an evening meeting.  There is a part of the trail in Armstrong Creek that needs gravel and repair, this is on three private owners’ land and permission is needed.  A motion was made by Terry Klatt, seconded by Nancy to have Lyle develop a form for the 3private owners to sign agreeing for use and maintenance of this portion.  Lyle will e-mail this to Nancy.  Motion carried.  Terry and Nancy will be the contact for the Armstrong Creek area, owners feel not enough contact from the club.  Jay from Mudslingers need some signs, John will get these to Jay.  It was all so noted water is coming over the trail near Bushaver and Padeus Road.

C.  Town of Nashville    There is no update on Jungle Lake Road.   Lyle is working with Jamie Anderson, there will need to be a public hearing as one owner is against the ATV trail.  On Jan. 19t Mole Lake will be awarding the FCATVA a $2,000.00 grant.

D. Maps 2016          Lyle reported that not all the sponsors had responded to his letters.  The deadline is Jan. 15th 2016.  Jack would like to have the maps early March for the Sport Show in Milwaukee.  There are 4 new sponsors.

e.)    Raffle Planning     The club is having a raffle at the annual banquet to help fund the flashing signs for “DD”.  Katie offered to contact business owners in the Armstrong area for donations.  The committee will meet to plan this.

New Business

a.)   Next three meetings   The business owners appreciate evening meetings, please note the next three meetings: (February and March are set)

 April meeting  Tuesday April 12th 2016 7:00 pm Mudslingers’

May meeting Tuesday My 10th 2016 7:00 pm Popple River

June meeting  Tuesday Jun 14th 7:00 pm Green Shack

John C. won the door prize. 

Glenn  made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Nancy.  Motion carried.

 

Please note the next meeting is February 13th County Garage 9:00 am

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary    



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Forest County ATV Association 

Jan 11th  2016  7:00pm 

County Garage Hwy 8&32 Crandon, WI

l.       Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

ll.  Agenda Additions

lll.  Adoption of Dec. 12th minutes

lV.  Treasurer’s Report

V.  Old Business

      a)  Membership Report

      b)  Trail Maintenance

      c) Town of Nashville

      d) Maps 2016

      f) Raffle Planning

     

Vl.  New Business

a)    Door prize

Next meeting Feb. 13th   County Garage 9:00 am

 

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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

County Garage  Crandon, WI  

Dec. 12th, 2015 9:00 am.

Present

Lyle Weyers, Jeannie Weyers, John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Jack Matuszewski, Larry Sommer,  Glenn Dommer, Terry Klatt, Nancy Klatt, , Sam Wuertinger, Don Halverson, Aleeta Halverson

I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance.        

II. Additions to Agenda    Mole Lake update

 III Adoption of the Minutes of the Nov. 14th.  2015 Meeting.  Motion was made byLarry S..  to accept minutes by, seconded by Nancy K..    Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  Motion was made by Nancy K., seconded by Don H.   Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A.  Membership reportThe membership at this time is 363 members, 45 Business, 40 single, and 139 family members.

B.  Trail Maintenance     Lyle reported he fixed boards on two bridges.  At Hwy. 8 in Crandon near the beer depot ATV’s can now go straight across to go into town.  The “No ATV’s” signs have been removed. The sign needs to be picked up.  Jim Landreau from Mole Lake told Jack we would get $2,000 in Jan.rather than the $5,000 we received in the past.  John and Pam fixed some signs near Blackwell.  Don H. made a motion to use the $2,000 grant towards payment of the loan on the tractor.  This was seconded by Terry K. Motion carried.   Larry S. reported the city of Crandon is planning a trailhead near Hwy. 8.  Grants are being written for this.  Lyle received a note from Jay Schaefer regarding the land south of Hwy. 8 to the gas station.  He does not own this property. Jack had some fasteners for signs to demonstrate.  Cost of these are $3.00, or in large quantities $2.50 each.  There is a tree down south of Padeus Road, John McCulloch offered to take care of this.

C.  Crandon Trail    This is in process.  It will cross the walking trail.

D.  Town of Nashville          Lyle reported the roads opened are all signed.  Lyle talked with Jamie Anderson of Nashville, there will be a public hearing on Jungle Lake Road.  There are a few residents opposed to opening this road.  If they cannot agree to open Jungle Lake Lyle would like to offer the option of splitting the road as the south side as no opposition.

e.)    Giving Tree     Jeannie reported the club spent approximately $400.00 for the children of Forest County. Assoicated Bank personnel told me they have a great outpouring of support from the community and the Potawatomi.  Jeannie suggested the club spend a little less on the giving tree and do something for the seniors of Forest County.  This will be put on the agenda for next year.

 

f.)  Raffle Planning  .    The date for the ATV banquet is Sept. 17 2016 and at that time we will hold the raffle for the generator and other prizes.  We have a Packer jacket for youths and requests have been sent to many organizations.  John M. will contact Larry Borchardt for a picture.  The club will need to know by the end of Feb. what prizes we have so tickets can be mailed out to members.  The cost of the flashing lights will be approximately $4,400.   A committee of Pam and John McCulloch, Jeannie and Lyle Weyers, and Kim and Dan will work on this.

g)    2016 Maps    All the letters have been sent out, and we have received 2 payments.  The deadline will be 1/15/16.

New Business

 

a.)    FC Chamber Membership Dues.     $60.00 due for the chamber.  Motion made  by Don H. seconded by Terry K.  Motion carried.

 

b.)    Next three meetings   1/11/16 County Garage 7:00 pm.  2/13/16  County garage,  9:00 am    3/19/16  County garage  9:00 am.

 

c.)   F.C. Visitor’s Guide Ad  Nancy K made motion to place ad again in the visitor’s guide, seconded by Glenn D.  Motion carried.

Aleeta H. won the $11.00 door prize. 

Don  made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Nancy.  Motion carried.


Please note the next meeting is an Monday evening meeting.


Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary    



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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

Brush Run Barn  Crandon, WI  

Oct 10th, 2015 9:00 am.

Present

Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers, John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Jack Matuszewski, Don Kostka, Flornce Kostka, Larry Sommer, John Magneson,  Dan Gryzkewicz, Kim Gryzkewicz, Glenn Dommer, Sam Wuertinger

I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance.        

II. Additions to Agenda     None

III Adoption of the Minutes of the Sept. 12th, 2015 Meeting.  Motion was made by Larry S.  to accept minutes by, seconded by Glenn D.    Motion carried.

IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  Motion was made by Glenn D., seconded by Don K.   Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 364 members, 44 Business, 40 single, and 140 family members.

B.   Trail Maintenance    Jack reported the north end was done.  Lyle will roll it Monday.  Jack will do the south end next weekend.  John changed all the mileage signs around Lake Lucerne from 10 mph to 25 mph.  Anyone who is on the state trails and fixes signs, trees, whatever please keep track of the hours, these can be recorded for trail maintenance.

C.  Crandon Trail    Jack spoke with Don L., this should be complete before freeze up.  This construction should e started, or we may lose the grant.  On highway 8 the right of way belongs to DOT, should not have to have the owners sign off on this.  Someone from the club should speak with Jay Schaeffer regarding the ATV trail near his store.


VI  New Business

A.     Town of Nashville      Lyle reported he and Bob E. attended a meeting, residents would like the rest of Woodlawn and Arbutus Lake road opened.   This will be put on the agenda for the next Town of Nashville meeting.  Lyle is requesting the rest of Jungle Lake road.

B.     Banquet results    The cost for the dinner was approximately $700.00.  The meat raffle did well and most people enjoyed it.

C.   Generator donation  .    Vern’s Honda donated a$1100.00 generator to the club at the banquet, which be used in a raffle to help fund flashing signs on “DD”.  The club will need a committee to organize this:  date, other items for raffle, etc.  Kim G. volunteered to obtain prizes, she and her husband are very familiar with fundraising, and will be a great help to the club.  Thanks Kim!  The next meeting the club will decide on details.

John mentioned the map boxes should all be checked now the year. 

Jack. won the $13.00 door prize which he donated back to the club. 

John made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Lyle.  Motion carried.

The next meeting will be Nov.14th at the county garage.

            

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary


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Forest County ATV Association 

Oct. 10th 2015  9:00am 

Brush Run Hwy. 8, Crandon, WI

l.       Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

ll.  Agenda Additions

lll.  Adoption of Sep. 12th  2015 Minutes

lV.  Treasurer’s Report

V.  Old Business

      a)  Membership Report

      b)  Trail Maintenance

      c)  Crandon Trail        

Vl.  New Business

a)    Town Of Nashville

b)    Banquet results

c)     Generator donation

d)    Door prize

Next meeting Nov. 14th 9:00am at the County garage 


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

T-Bob’s ATV Banquet  

Sept. 12th, 2015 5:00 pm.

I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m. with the pledge of Allegiance.   .    

II. Additions to Agenda      Request for volunteers to help with maps, maintenance, signage,etc.

 III Adoption of the Minutes of the Aug. 8th, 2015 Meeting.  Motion was made by John M.  to accept minutes by, seconded by Don H...    Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  Motion was made by Jim H.., seconded by Nancy K.   Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 44 business, 41 single, 137 families for a total of 359 members.

B.   Trail Maintenance    Jack reported he will grade one more time this fall.  The roller is being worked on, the grader needs a new cutting edge.

C.  New Trails   Jack reported all county roads are open, and almost all are signed.

VI  New Business

A.    WATVA  representative   Terry Koplein was present, and thanked the club for their support after losing their grant.  They are working on a contracted agreement.

B.     Next 3 meetings.      The October 10th meeting will be at the Brush Run office.  The November 14th, and December 12th meetings will be at the County garage, Hwy. 8 & 32 Crandon.

C.   Comments.    Jim introduced Bar from Van’s Honda in Antigo.  She, very generously, donated Honda generator to the club for a raffle. This generator is valued at $1,100.00  This will be a raffle open to the public.   Thank You Barb and Van’s Honda!!

 

D.   Motion to adjourn made by Jim H., seconded by Larry S. 

The next meeting will be Oct. 10th at the Brush Run in Crandon.            

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary    


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Forest County ATV Association 

Sept. 12th 2015  5:00pm  ATV Banquet

T-Bob’s, Laona, WI  

l.       Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

ll.  Agenda Additions

lll.  Adoption of Aug. 8th  2015 Minutes

lV.  Treasurer’s Report

V.  Old Business

      a)  Membership Report

      b)  Trail Maintenance

      c)  New Trails

     

Vl.  New Business

       a)    Next three meeting locations

 

       b)    Questions

 

       c)     Meat Raffle


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

County Garage  Hwy 8 & 32  

August 8th, 2015 9:00 am.

Present

Jeannie Weyers, Jack Matuszewski, Chad Billand, Dace Velie, Aaron Velie, Steve Kostka, Don Kostka, John Magunson, Dan Seyzkewicz, Don Halverson, Aleeta Halverson, Glenn Dommer, John Malchak, Mike Biese, Sam

I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance.   A welcome to Chad, owner of the new campground in Laona.    

II. Additions to Agenda      Chad- maps and getting on next year’s map

 III Adoption of the Minutes of the July 11th, 2015 Meeting.  Motion was made by John M.  to accept minutes by, seconded by Don K..    Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Jeannie Weyers.  Motion was made by Don H., seconded by John M.   Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 350 members.

B.   Trail Maintenance & gravel   Jack reported Randy W. will be grading the north end, Lyle will be rolling it soon.

C.  Signs for County highway    John and Lyle have been signing, there is still some to be done.

D. ATV Banquet        The banquet is Sept. 12. 2015 at T-Bob’s in Laona, we will have an annual meeting at this time.  There will be a meat raffle.

VI  New Business

A.    Northeastern WATVA Regional    Jack and Mike attended the regional meeting.  The WATVA has lost the grant and funding.  They are in the process of trying to secure the funding again but at this time there are not any funds available.  This organization is seeking funding from small businesses and other organizations in the mean time.  Winnebago Land is donating and calling other dealerships.  The Dungood club has donated $2500.00 to support this group.  Don H.made the motion to donate $2500.00 to WATVA, seconded by Mike B.  Motion carried.

B.     The trail going to the Brush Run.    Sam W. (our Rec. officer), has reported there are some problems, involving a speed change; the trail may have to be changed.  Additional funding would be required.  Sam suggested the club contact Fred Hegley for information.

C.   Trailside Hideaway Campground.  Chad requested the club furnish some ATV signs for his campground.  This will be opening in August.  He would like some maps and map box.      

Glenn Dommer has made a frame for our ATV maps which could be posted in certain locations.  The cost is approximately $3.00 each.  Don K. made a motion to have Glenn make 10 signs, Don H. seconded.  Motion carried.

 

Motion to adjourn made by Don H, seconded by Glenn D. 

 

The next meeting will be Sept. 12th at the banquet, T-Bob’s in Laona.  Banquet starts at 5:00pm.

              

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary


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Forest County ATV Association 

August 8th 2015  9:00am

County Garage, Crandon  Hwy 8 & 32


l.   Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

ll.  Agenda Additions

lll.  Adoption of July 11th  2015 Minutes

lV.  Treasurer’s Report

V.  Old Business

      a)  Membership Report

      b)  Trail Maintenance- grading

      c)  Signs for county highway

      d)  ATV banquet Sept. 12, 2015

 

Vl.  New Business

a)     Northeastern WATVA Regional meeting

b)    Door Prize

 

Next meeting Sept. 12th at T-Bob’s in Laona at the annual banquet.


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

CJ’S  Newald, WI  

July 11th, 2015 9:00 am.

Present

Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers, John McCulloch, Jack Matuszewski, Marcie Schlosser, Chuck Schlosser,  John  Malchak, Sam Waringer

I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance.        

II. Additions to Agenda     Laona Souper  Run.

 III Adoption of the Minutes of the June 13th, 2015 Meeting.  Motion was made by John M.  to accept minutes by, seconded by Marcie S..    Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  Motion was made by John M., seconded by Chuck S.   Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 339 members, 44 Business, 41 single, and 127 family members.

B.   Trail Maintenance & gravel   Jack reported the Wolf River trail needs grading  The tractor needs some work on the hydraulics, otherwise good shape.  The Nicolet needs some grass mowed.  In Crandon the club needs some sign at gas station “No operating on highways”

C.  Signs for County highway    Melinda from the Chamber reported she had good calls for opening the county roads.  A group will meet and start signing in the next fe weeks. stop sign at Jungle Lake Road is missing.

D. ATV Banquet        The banquet is Sept. 12. 2015 at T-Bob’s in Laona, we will have an annual meeting at this time.  Lyle and John will work together to have a eat raffle at this event.

VI  New Business

A.     Blue Ribbon Coaliton Dues      The fee for this national organization is $100.00.  Chuck made a motion to pay these dues, seconded by John M.  Motion carried.

 

B.     Ad for Brush Run Program          The cost for this ad would be $130.00 for the fall brush run program. John M made a motion to ru the ad, seconded by Marcie.  Motion carried.    

Sam W. reported there will be ATV safety class the 1st week in August with the Crandon Fire Dept.  Lyle volunteered to help with this

 

Jack reported Mike Hess of  the Laona Souper Run contacted him for a donation with the club’s name on the t-shirts.  Lyle made a motion to donate $300.00, seconded by John.  Motion carried.

 

Chuck S. won the $8.00 door prize which he donated back to the club.  Thank you Chuck!

Jack made a motion to adjourn, seconded by John.  Motion carried.

 

The next meeting will be August 8th at the county garage.

              

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary



Forest County ATV Association 

July 11th 2015  9:00am

CJ’s Newald,  WI


l.   Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

ll.  Agenda Additions

lll.  Adoption of June 13th  2015 Minutes

lV.  Treasurer’s Report

V.  Old Business

      a)  Membership Report

      b)  Trail Maintenance/gravel- tractor

      c)  Signs for county highway

      d)  ATV banquet Sept. 12, 2015

 

Vl.  New Business

a)     Blue Ribbon Coalition Dues

b)    Ad for Brush Run Program


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

T-Bob’s  Laona, WI  

June 13th, 2015 9:00 am.

Present

Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers, John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Jack Matuszewski, Glenn Dommer, Judy & Scott Hackert, Larry & Diane Borchardt, Don Sievert, Jim Hausinger, Tom & Barb Barborich, Marcie Schlosser, Chuck Schlosser, Matt Neuman, Chris Neuman, Katie Neuman, Don Kostka, Florence Kostka, Aleeta Halverson,  Don Halverson, Larry Sommer, Diane Malchak, John A. Malchak, Julie Malchak, John P. Malchak

I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance, and welcome to new member Don Sievert, as well as all members.        

II. Additions to Agenda   Donations, letters, ATV dinner, ATV signing   

 III Adoption of the Minutes of the May 9th, 2015 Meeting.  Motion was made by Jim H.  to accept minutes by, seconded by Glenn D.    Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  Motion was made by John M., seconded by Larry S.   Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 342 members, 44 Business, 42 single, and 128 family members.

B.   Trail Maintenance & gravel   John reported the club has purchased $5600.00 of gravel at this pointmost on the north end.  The club has budgeted for $10,000.  There is a big hole on the trail near Bushaver which needs more repair.  Lyle tried to repair this, he contacted Dave Z. regarding this, and has not received a response.  The south end needs grading.  John M. signed Cole Road to the west (Hwy. B).  Langlade County can get access Forest County. Some trails still need grading. 

C.  Signage   Larry S. reported that Hwy. 8 into Crandon near Schaefer’ and continuing west to the Krist Gas station is the problem.  The Forestry Dept. has put up a NO ATV sign which is not correct, the club needs to sign this with different verbage so people do not cross the state road.   The stop sign at Jungle Lake Road is missing.

D. Letter   Jack reported he received a letter from Linda Black of Lincoln, at the last meeting residents were complaining of ATV’s on E. Lake Lucerne.  These residents asked to close this route, or leave this section off the map.  After Jack and Linda spoke the closing of this route will not solve anything.  Sam W. has spent some time at this site, as well as Lyle (doing trail ambassador patrol) and found there is not really a problem.  It appears this resident does not like ATV’s.

VI  New Business

A.     Tractor/Roller    Jack reported the tractor has been repaired. 

B.     Maintenance Date        Lyle will set up a date and John will let everyone know the date and time.  This is to help putting up signs on the Nicolet and Blackwell connection.    

C.    County Referendum-    Jack reported the highway committee met with Jack on Hwy. B to ATV’s and UTV’s, and discussed opening all of Forest County except County S and Hwy 8.  This resolution will go to the County Board meeting on Tuesday and after being passed the roads need to be signed before using

D.  Letters     The club received a thank you from Ministry for the Color Run for Cancer.  Jack received a letter from Chris of Laona requesting a donation for Laona Park & Rec.  Tom B. made a motion to donate $100.00, seconded by Larry B. Motion carried.

E.  Chamber Raffle Tickets   Lyle reported the club is a member of Crandon’ Chamber, and receive $40.00 worth of raffle tickets.  Jim H. made a motion, seconded by Don H. to purchase these tickets.  Motion carried.

F.  ATV Dinner   Jim H. inquired if the club is still interested in sponsoring the annual banquet, and all are in favor of this.  The date will be Sept. 12, 2015 at T-Bob’s. The club will have an annual meeting at this dinner.  A raffle will be discussed at the next meeting, the club needs someone willing to run this.

Next three meetings:  7/11/15  CJ’s in Newald, Jack will contact CJ’s. 

8/8/15  County Garage, Hwy 32 Crandon.     9/12/15   T-Bob’s before dinner.

 

John Malchak was the winner of $20.00 door prize.

Jim made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Don.   Motion carried.

Next meeting is July 11th at CJ’s in Newald.

              

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary


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Forest County ATV Association 

June 13th 2015  9:00am

T-Bob’s, Laona, WI

l.       Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

ll.  Agenda Additions

lll.  Adoption of May 9th  2015 Minutes

lV.  Treasurer’s Report

V.  Old Business

      a)  Membership Report

      b)  Town of Nashville & Hwy B

      c)  Trail Maintenance/gravel

      Vl.  New Business

a)     Tractor/Roller

 

b)    Trail Maintenance Date

 

c)     Raffle

 

d)   Next  three meetings 


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

Frog Alley   Pickerel, WI  

May 9th, 2015 9:00 am.


Present

Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers, John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Jack Matuszewski, Glenn Dommer, Bob Nack, Dan Grzkewicz, Kim Grzkewicz,  Lou Wickershiem, Rich Wickershiem, Tom Babrorich, Barb Babrorich, Ron Swanson, Kay Swanson Jerome Meyers, Mike Wall, Chuck Schlosser, Macie Schlosser

I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance, and welcome to all.        

II. Additions to Agenda    

III Adoption of the Minutes of the April 18th, 2015 Meeting.  Motion was made by Glenn Dommer to accept minutes by, seconded by Bob Nack    Motion carried.

IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers. This report was for 3 weeks since our last meeting. Motion was made by Glenn, seconded by Bob.   Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 319 members, 41 Business, 38 single, and 120 family members.

B. Town of Nashville & Hwy B–   Jack reported the Pelican Lake ATV club would like portion of “B” open to county line, this is on the agenda for Wednesday’s county board meeting and should not be a problem. 

C.   Trail Maintenance & gravel   Jack is planning on checking with the Brooks family for gravel.  On Padeaus Road there is a huge hole.  Lyle repaired it as best he could.  Dave Z. of the Forestry Dept. will have to be contacted.  The Roberts Lake connection has lots of branches ,and trees down.  This is about a 2 hour job to maintain.  The trails are all open.  There is a sign down on the Blackwell connection that needs to be put back. 

VI  New Business

A.     Tractor/Roller    Jack reported the new tractor has an oil leak at the bottom of the crankshaft.  It is at the garage, needs a new seal.  The brush the club obtained from Cavour  is way too big.  Jack and John checked out  84” wide brush for $3,800, $850.00for hookup and $150 for panel.  This total is about $4,800.0 plus sales tax.  A motion was made by Glenn Dommer, seconded by Tom B to purchase this broom.  Motion carried.    On the trail from Crandon to the Brush Run there are some issues with the DOT.  The DOT has new restrictions.  The grant for this project is in, now there will be new funding needs. 

B.    Windfall Lake Trail       The Red Arrow Club is also working on this. Trail.  One area east is too close to the shoulder.  At Ada Lake to behind Rockin’ Robin’s (about 10 feet) two owners have refused access. The club may have to have this surveyed. The club is still working on Jungle Lake, Nashville wants the residents to be surveyed on this issue.  Jamie Anderson may be able to help us with the Windfall Lake road.

C.    Donations-    The Potawatomi Times have sent a request to advertise in their program for the brush run.  The ATV ad can be $130 for color for 1/8 page.  Rich W. made a motion to spend $130.00 for the ad, Bob N seconded.  Motion carried.  Forest County Relay for Life for Cancer sent a request. This event is July 24th. Bob N made a motion to donate 200.00, seconded by Lou W.  Motion carried. Motion carried.  Lyle and Jeannie mad a request of the club for a donation to help their son who is need of a different van, A motion was made by Glenn to donate $1,000.00, seconded by Bob N.   

D.  Rides     Next month the meeting is at Popple River, and the club will schedule a ride after  the meeting.

Don Halverson was the winner of $18.00 door prize, which he donated back to the club.  Thanks Don

Bob made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Glenn.   Motion carried.

Next meeting is June 13th at Popple River Pub,  Popple River followed with a ride.


Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary


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Forest County ATV Association 

May 9th 2015  9:00am

Frog Alley, Pickerel, WI


l.       Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

ll.  Agenda Additions

lll.  Adoption of April 18th  2015 Minutes

lV.  Treasurer’s Report

V.  Old Business

      a)  Membership Report

      b)  Town of Nashville & Hwy B

      c)  Trail Maintenance/gravel

Vl.  New Business

a)     Tractor/Roller

b)    Windfall Lake Trail

c)     Donations

d)    Rides

e)    Raffle

f)     Next meeting –Popple River Pub, Popple River, June 13th, 2015  9:00 am


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

Laona Clubhouse, Laona, WI  

April. 18th, 2015 9:00 am.


Present

Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers, John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Jack Matuszewski,Glenn Dommer, Larry Sommer, Don Kostka, Florence Kostka, Chuck Schlosser, Marcie Schlosser, Don Halverson, Aleeta Halverson, Bob Nack,  JeffKaiser, Harry Mooren, Sam Wuetinger, Mike Biese

I   Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance, and welcome to all.        

II   Additions to Agenda   1) Donations, 2) Broom, 3) WATVA Convention,4) Face book

III   Adoption of the Minutes of the Feb .14th, 2015 Meeting.  Motion was made by Bob Nack to accept minutes by, seconded by Glenn D.   Motion carried.

IV  Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers. This report was for 2 months as there was no meeting in March. Avery generous donation of $500.00 was received from Tom Obukowicz.  A motion to accept treasurer’s report was made by Larry S, seconded by Glenn D.   Motion carried.

IV  Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 369 members, 45 Business, 44 single, and 140 family members.

B. Maps –   Lyle reported the maps have been received from the printers’ and many are distributed.  The club received the maps in time for the 2015 sport show in Milwaukee this year.  The club has some laminated maps to distribute.

C.  Town of Nashville   Woodlawn to Jones Lane is open to Frog Alley, this needs to be signed.  The remainder of Sand Lake Road will be opened.  Hw B which goes to Jennings should e opened, (Cole Road). 

DTrail maintenance/gravel    Jack stated maintenance will begin as soon as the gates are open.  The trails appear to be in good shape.  There is approximately $14,000 in maintenance funds to be used before July 1st.  Gravel is needed in certain areas.  The trails should open May 1st.

E.  Fundraiser  The joint event with the snowmobile club has been cancelled.  The clubs will split the remaining funds in the joint account.

VI  New Business

A.     WATVA Convention    Lyle and Jack attended the convention; Lyle reported anyone under 15 years of age needs a mentor with them on routes, not trails.  Federal regulations are looking at trail use stickers ($30.00).There will be a WATVA ride in the southern part of WI (Rome).  The NE state meeting is July 18thin Mountain.

B.    Face Book      Mike Biese has created the face book page for the ATV club and has done an outstanding job!  Mike reported we have had 123 likes in less than one year, 20 of those from out of state.  This is a great way to promote our club and get information out to the public.  

C.    Tractor/Roller-    Jack has some hours in on the grader already.  The roller is being worked on, no estimate at this time.  Part of the agreement in receiving the $5,000 grant from Mole Lake is to build a ramp (trailhead) behind the hotel.  The material for this is ordered.  Jack is to let people know the date for this.   

D.  Windfall Lake Trail   Lyle reported to talked with Robin of Rocking Robin’s and she has agreed to grant the club use of her property.  There are 2 people who own a small section to County Lane.  One from Bristol is not interested in opening this, the other party Lyle has been unable to reach.  He will follow up on this.

E.  Town of Caswell    The town of Caswell sent Jack a letter agreeing if the grading is done in the town of Caswell by the club, the club will receive the broom and brush attachment.  Jack feels this is a good arrangement.  Don Halverson mad a motion to sign this agreement, seconded by Bob Nack.  Motion carried.  

F.  Donations  Jack received a letter from Laona  High Trap Shooting Team requesting a donation.  This is a self-funded club; the donation would go toward ear protection, and supplies.  The club wears a shirt with the sponsors on the back, on which our club name would appear.  Motion was made by Don Halverson to donate $100.00 to this organization, seconded by Mike B.   Motion carried.   A request was received for a donation t the Relay for Life cancer walk in Michigan, the individual who requested this has a match for our donation.  Motion was made by Larry to donate $100.00, seconded by Don.  Motion carried.

G.  Rides   Lyle suggested the club have a ride after next month’s meeting at Frog Alley, possible take Torpee, Bushaver back.  He will gladly lead the ride. 

Jack reported the Popple Bridge is finally complete.  He mentioned he found a tank with a pressure sprayer for calcium chloride which the club uses to control dust.  The club agreed to check this out further.

Don Halverson was the winner of $18.00 door prize, which he donated back to the club.  Thanks Don 

 

Larry made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Glenn.   Motion carried.

Next meeting is May 9th at Frog Alley, followed with a ride


Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary


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Forest County ATV Association 

April 18th 2015  9:00am

Clubhouse Cafe, Laona

l.       Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

ll.  Agenda Additions

lll.  Adoption of Feb. 14th  2015 Minutes

lV.  Treasurer’s Report

V.  Old Business

      a)  Membership Report

      b)  Maps/boxes

      c)  Town of Nashville & Hwy B - Signs

      d)  Trail Maintenance/gravel

      e)  Fundraiser leftover money

Vl.  New Business

a)     Tractor/Roller

 

b)    Windfall Lake Trail

 

c)     Donations

 

d)    Rides

 

e)    Raffle

 

Next meeting – Frog Alley, Pickerel  May 9th, 2015  9:00 am




FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

Crandon Race Track Barn  

Feb. 14th, 2015 9:00 am.


Present

Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers, John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Jack Matuszewski, John Malchak, Diane Malchak, Glenn Dommer, Terry Klatt, Nancy Klatt,

I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance, and welcome.        

II. Additions to Agenda   1) Donation requests  

 III Adoption of the Minutes of the Jan .10th, 2014 Meeting.  Motion was made by Diane M. to accept minutes by, seconded by Glenn D.   Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  A motion to accept treasurer’s report was made by John Malchak , seconded by Nancy K. .  Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 368 members, 43 Business, 43 single, and 141 family members.

B. Maps–   Lyle reported the printer has finished the proof and it is back to him.  There were approximately 1500 left of last year’s maps, Reducing the order from 10,000 to 9,000 would save approximately $100. It was agreed to reduce amount ordered this year.   The maps probably will be complete before the sports show this year.  Lyle will have the maps delivered to Glenn D. and Jack can pick some up on his way to the sports show.

C.   Town of Nashville  The meeting with Nashville went well, Jones Way will be opened after residents on this road are contacted and in agreement. 

DSports Show  This is the 75th anniversary of the event, Jack will be going down Tuesday and setting up.  The county will pay for his room.  A motion to reimburse Jack for his meals was made by Pam, seconded by Nancy.  Motion carried.

VI  New Business

A.     Tractor  A tractor has been purchased by the club.  It was decided to take a loan for $10,000 for credit purposes.  A motion was made by John M. effective Feb. 4, 2015 to enter an agreement with Laona State  Bank for the loan, seconded by Terry K.    Motion carried.  This is a no payment for the first year loan.

B.    WATVA Convention      This is April 10th- 12th in Wausau.  Reservations should be made by March 9, 2015 to get the discount.  The convention sessions are mainly Saturday, so a one night stay is adequate. 

C.    Food Pantry-    The Forest County Health Dept. is holding a “Crock Pot” healthy meal session in Laona March 6th at St. Leonard’s. Jack received a letter requesting donations for the ingredients and crock pots to be given away.  A motion was made by Lyle to donate $200.00, seconded by Terry K.  Motion carried.   

D.  Blue Ribbon Coalition  Lyle received letter requesting donation for legal dept., the club is a member of this, and pays  dues every year.  John M. made a motion to table this request, Terry seconded.  Motion carried.

E.  Colors of Cancer  Jeannie received a letter requesting sponsors for the 5K Run & Walk for Cancer May 2, 2015.  This will be held in Crandon held by Ministry Health Clinic.  A motion was made by Terry K. to donate $100.00, seconded by John M.  Motion carried.

F.  WORVI  Dues  Jack received a letter informing the club there is a meeting scheduled May 16th at the Best Western in Crandon.  A motion was made by Nancy K., seconded by Diane M  to pay $100.00 for dues.  Motion carried.

G.  May and June meetings  May 9th meeting will be at Frog Alley, June 13th will be at the Wabeno Fairgrounds before the fundraiser.

John Malchak was the winner of $10.00 door prize.


THERE WILL NOT BE A MARCH MEETING.  The next meeting will be held on 

APRIL 18, 2015 9:00am to be held at the Clubhouse in Laona. 

 

Nancy made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Jeannie.   Motion carried.


Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary

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Forest County ATV Association 

February 14th 2015  9:00am

Crandon Race Track Barn

 

l.       Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

ll.  Agenda Additions

lll.  Adoption of Jan. 10th  2015 Minutes

lV.  Treasurer’s Report

 

V.  Old Business

      a)  Membership Report

      b)  Maps

      c)  Town of Nashville

      d)  Sport Show

 

Vl.  New Business

a)     Tractor

b)    Convention – April

c)     Raffle

THERE WILL NOT BE A MEETING IN MARCH.  

April meeting is April 11th, 2015 9:00am at The Clubhouse in Laona.


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

County Garage  Hwy 8 & 32

Jan. 10th, 2015 9:00 am.


Present

Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers, John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Jack Matuszewski, John Malchak, Diane Malchak, Glenn Dommer

I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance, and welcome.        

II. Additions to Agenda   1) Update Sport Show 2) Roller 3) Correspondence

 III Adoption of the Minutes of the Dec .13th, 2014 Meeting.  Motion was made to accept minutes by, seconded by Larry Sommer.   Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  A motion to accept treasurer’s report was made by John Malchak , seconded by Diane Malchak.  Motion carried.

V.  Correspondence:    Jeannie read thank you cards received from Associated Bank (for the Christmas giving tree), and the Office on Aging (for contributing to the lunches for seniors of Forest County during Christmas week.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 360 members, 38 Business, 42 single, and 140 family members.

B.  Trail Maintenance   Jack reported the bridge is not complete.  There is no activity until spring on maintenance.  Jack did report the roller repairs are very difficult because there is no manual and the age of the roller.  Jack is investigating tractors on the internet as a replacement.

C. Maps–   Lyle reported there has been some response for mp ads, may not be completely filled.  A picture is needed for the front, Jack, Lyle and John will get together next week for this.

 

VI. New Business

a.)    Nashville meeting     Jack has not heard when this meeting is as of yet.  It would be good to know if the trails would open to plan for the new maps. 

b.)   Sport Show-    Jack reported the County would cover the hotel room for one night for the ATV representative going to the sport show, the club will cover the rest.  McCullochs and Weyers are unable to attend. The Sport Show is March 4th through the 8th.  Jack will have more information at the February meeting.

 

 

 Next meeting:      February 14, 2015   9:00 am will be at the Brush Run Barn, Crandon.

 

THERE WILL NOT BE A MARCH MEETING

APRIL 11, 2015 9:00am WILL BE HELD AT THE Clubhouse in Laona.  This is changed from CJ’s.

 

John made motion to adjourn, seconded by Jeannie.   Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

County Garage  wy 8 & 32

Dec 13th 9:00 am.

Present

Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers, John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch,Jack Matuszewski, Bob Nack, Larry Sommer

I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance, and welcome.        

II. Additions to Agenda   1) Town of Nashville 2) Roller 3) Lakewood meeting 4) Correspondence 5) door prizes at meetings 6) Windfall Lake Trail

 III Adoption of the Minutes of the Nov.8th, 2014 Meeting.  Motion was made to accept minutes by Bob Nack, seconded by Larry Sommer.   Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  A motion to accept treasurer’s report was made by Larry Sommer, seconded by Bob Nack.  Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 356 members, 34 Business, 42 single, and 140 family members.

B.  Trail Maintenance   Jack reported the bridge is not complete.  Owner of Hanes Popple River Pub contacted Lyle, was upset stating trail had not been graded, which was not the case, and the bridge not done.  Lyle referred him to Dave Z. concerning the bridge, the club had put signs up for this establishment.  Maps will be delivered.   There are new owners at Flatlanders as of 1/1/15.  Lyle will contact regarding map sponsors as space is available.  Maintenance has $14,600 that can be made until July 1st of 2015.

C. Maps–   Lyle has sent all the letters out for map ads.  He has received a few back.  Mole Lake is taking a big as next year.   

D.  Donations      The club donated approximately $525.00 for the Mitten Tree of Forest County this year.  The club also sponsored a donation of $500.00 to a “soup luncheon” for the Seniors of Forest County during the week of Christmas during which the sites will be closed.

 

VI. New Business

a.)    Correspondence   The club received Thanks you’s from the Crandon Chamber of Commerce, and the WI- Off Road.  WORVI is sending a flyer to everyone in Forest County.

b.)   Town of Nashville-    Jack reported there was a good meeting with Mole Lake, Jamie Anderson if the new chairman of Nashville and is good to work with.  The club will receive a grant from Mole Lake for $5,000.00.  This will cover two years’ of map ads, and a trailhead at Mole Lake.  The club and Mole Lake are working to get Woodlawn, Jungle Lake, and Jones Lane open.  Someone will attend the January town of Nashville meeting.  

c.Clothes for Officers.  John McCulloch made a motion the officers be allowed to buy jackets with the Forest County ATV logo to wear to events, Bob Nack seconded.  Motion carried.

d.Roller      Jack reported the roller is being worked on.  The club will not pursue a tractor at this time.

e.)  Lakewood Meeting     Opening Windfall Lake to McArthur Trail was discussed at this meeting.  Rocking Robin’s needs to be contacted to find out if this is a private road, or town road. Lyle will contact the owner.

f.)  Door prizes at meetings.   Jack proposed having a door prize at the meetings may have more members attending.  Bob N. made the motion beginning in 2015 a door prize of $1.00/member present be held at each meeting, this was seconded by John McCulloch.  This means if there are 12 members present $12.00 will be awarded by choosing a name out the hat at the meeting.  Motion carried.

g.)  Next three meetings:    January 10, 2015 9:00 am will be at the County garage, Hwy 8 & 32.

      February 14, 2015   9:00 am will be at the Brush Run Barn, Crandon.

There will not be a March meeting.

April 11, 2015 9:00am will be held at CJ’s in Newald.

  

John made motion to adjourn, seconded by Lyle.   Motion carried.


Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary

 

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MEETING MINUTES

FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Duck’s Bar  Crandon, WI

November 8th, 2014

Present:  Jack Matuszewski, Lyle Weyers, Jeannie Weyers, Glenn Dommer, John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch

I.          Call to Order /Pledge of Allegiance

President Jack Matuszewski called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. and all present recited the pledge of allegiance.

II.        Agenda Additions  in New Business   Correspondence, and Visitors’ Guide

III.       Adoption of Minutes of the Oct. 11th, 2014 Meeting

A motion was made by Glenn Dommer, seconded by Pam McCulloch, to approve the

minutes as distributed. Motion carried.

IV.       Treasurer’s Report

Lyle gave the treasurer’s report.  Motion made By Glenn, seconded b Pam, to accept the treasurer’s report as presented.  Motion carried.

V.        Old Business

a.         Membership Report

There are a 32 business, 41 single, and 139 family members bringing the total to 351. 

b. Trail Maintenance Report
Jack reported that the trails are all graded, and in good shape.  Glenn reported the tree trimming is all complete.  Hwy Q is completed and signed.  There is a town meeting to open San Lake Road.  The bridge is still being worked on, and should be done Jan.1st.  The grader has been serviced and is ready to be stored.  The roller needs some maintenance.  Jack reported that possible purchasing a tractor with a roller behind would be a good investment, could be used for more maintenance.  The club will review this in the spring.
c.  Maps   Lyle reported he will be sending letters out the 1st of Dec. for next year’s sponsors.  Lyle proposed the club offer the business owners their membership with the cost of the ad.Pam made the motion the business owners receive their membership with the ad sponsor, second by Glenn Dommer.  Motion carried.  The map will use new pictures.

VI.       New Business

a.  Railroad track    Jack reported the railroad track has been pulled up from Crandon to Argonne.  The DOT and DNR will have to work together on this to get this open

b  Correspondence      Jack received a letter and a certificate of appreciation from WORVI.

c.  Blackwell Trailhead  This project is all done.  There are some signs down there.

d).  Donations  The club has a history of donating to the Mitten Tree, and Jeannie will investigate this again, as there have been changes in the event.  The club would also like to donate something for the seniors in Forest County.  A motion was made by Pam to donate to the Seniors’ home delivery meal for Christmas, seconded by Glenn.  Motion carried.

e).  Visitors’ Guide Ad  John mad a motion to pay $200. For the ad in the Visitors’ Guide, seconded by John.  Motion Carried

Jack made a motion to adjourn, Lyle seconded.  Motion carried

Respectfully submitted,

Jeannie Weyers


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Forest County ATV Association

Duck’s Inn  Crandon

Nov. 8th, 2014  9:00a.m

 

1.        Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

II.     Agenda Additions

III.   Adoption of the Minutes of the Oct. 11th 2014 Meeting

IV.     Treasurer’s Report

  V.  Old Business

a)      Membership Report

b)  Trail Maintenance Report

c)  Maps

           

VI.       New Business

            a). Donation -

           

 

Next meeting at County Garage at Hwy 8 and 32 on Dec. 13th. 


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MEETING MINUTES

FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

T-Bob’s  Laona, WI

October 11th, 2014

Present:  Jack Matuszewski, Don Kostka, Diane Malchak, John Malchak, Diane Malchak,    Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers, Glenn Dommer

I.          Call to Order /Pledge of Allegiance

President Jack Matuszewski called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. and all present recited the pledge of allegiance.

II.        Agenda Additions  in New Business

III.       Adoption of Minutes of the Oct. 11th, 2014 Meeting

A motion was made by Diane Malchak, seconded by Don Kostka, to approve the

minutes as distributed. Motion carried.

IV.       Treasurer’s Report

Lyle gave the treasurer’s report.  The  Banquet cost approximately $500.00 a motion was made by John Malchak, seconded by Diane Malchak, to accept the treasurer’s report as presented.  Motion carried.

V.        Old Business

a.         Membership Report

There are a 32 business, 42 single, and 139 family members bringing the total to 352. 

 
b. Trail Maintenance Report
Jack reported that the trails are in good shape, the trails need one more grading before winter.  The bridge is still not done, should be done in January.  On Hwy. Q the Forestry dept. wants to use diggers’ hotline before the club puts the posts in the ground for signing.  John McCulloch will be meeting with them on Thursday  Glenn Dommer reported there is a washout again in Wabeno, this needs a culvert , it is a dangerous spot for ATV’ers.  Jack may be able to grade the School Forest trail using the grader.

 

c.  Popple River Bridge  As  discussed above, the bridge is not done, should be in January.

 

d. ATV Banquet    The banquet was a success, the meat raffle well received.  A motion to send “Coon” a $50.00 gift card to Lauries’s and Harry’s was made by John McCulloch, seconded by Glenn Dommer.  Motion carried.

 

VI.       New Business

 

a.  Blackwell trailhead    Jack reported the club needed to build the ramp for the trailhead in Blackwell.  John McCulloch, Glenn Dommer, Lyle Weyers, and John Malchak will get together the week of Oct. 20th to get this done.   

b  Maps      Lyle requested anyone interested in working on the 2015 maps with him please contact Lyle.  He will start working on these in Dec.  January and February are the busiest times on this.   

c.  Nicolet Trail Study  There is an open house scheduled for 10/22/14.  There will be an open discussion on the forest service roads.

 

d.  MOU  Jack reported the WORPVI and ATV have a partnership to work together to promote the park.  John Malchak made the motion to promote the establishment of a motorized recreation area in Northern Wisconsin, seconded by Diane Malchak.  Motion carried.

 

 

Jack made a motion to adjourn, Don K. seconded.  Motion carried

 

Respectfully submitted,

Jeannie Weyers


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Forest County ATV Association

T-Bob’s– Laona

Oct.11th, 2014  9:00a.m

 

1.        Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

II.     Agenda Additions

III.   Adoption of the Minutes of the Sept.  13th 2014 Meeting

IV.     Treasurer’s Report

V.  Old Business

  a)      Membership Report

  b)  Trail Maintenance Report

  c)  Popple River Bridge

  d)  ATV Banquet

VI.   New Business

   a).  Maps

   b). Nicolet Trail Study-Open House meeting

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MEETING MINUTES

FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Blue Roof Saloon Armstrong Creek

September 13th, 2014


Present:  Jack Matuszewski, Larry Sommers, Don Kostka, Diane Malchak, John Malchak,    Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers, Glenn Dommer, Nancy Klatt, Kim Gryzkewicz, Dan Gryzkewiczl

I. Call to Order /Pledge of Allegiance

 President Jack Matuszewski called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. and all present recited   the pledge of allegiance.

II.   Agenda Additions

III. Adoption of Minutes of the August 9th, 2014 Meeting

 A motion was made by Diane Malchak, seconded by Nancy Klatt, to approve the

minutes as distributed. Motion carried.

IV. Treasurer’s Report

 Lyle gave the treasurer’s report.  A motion was made by Nancy Klatt, seconded by John Malchak, to accept the treasurer’s report as presented.  Motion carried.

V. Old Business

 a. Membership Report

  There are a 32 business, 49 single, and 139 family members bringing the total to 355.  


 b. Trail Maintenance Report

  Jack reported that the trails are in good shape, he has been busy grading.  Signs are needed leading t the Blue Roof Saloon, (Chicken Road), it is not marked well.  There is water washing out some of the trail in Wabeno, the club needs to know where this water is coming from, if it the town of Wabeno the club should not be responsible for the cost of repairing this.  Someone from the club will talk with Scott (works for the town of Wabeno) or meet with the town board.   The grading to the north is done.  Jack will be grading for the town of Caswell next week.  


 c.  Popple River Bridge

  Jack  reported the bridge is out, they are pounding pilings at this time.  It will be a free span bridge.  The trail is funded from Crandon to the Brush Run, hopefully done before winter.  Highway Q will be opened as soon as it is signed, WE needs to check spots where posts will be placed.


 d. ATV Banquet

  Invitations have been sent out, the banquet is 9/27/14 at T-Bob’s.. 

VI. New Business


 a. Town of Phelps Meeting   Jack reported he attended this meeting with John McCulloch, it went well.   

 b  Speed Change – Town of Lincoln  Larry Sommer thanked the club for changing the speed signs from 25 mph to 10 mph. There is a small business in this area, and the ton had received lots of calls regarding this.

 

 c.  Next three meetings

Oct 11th  will be T Bob’s in Laona

Nov. 8th will be at Duck’s Bar in Crandon

Dec. 13th will be at the County garage at Hwy. 32 & 8. 


John Malchak made a motion to adjourn, Lyle Weyers seconded.  Motion carried


Respectfully submitted,

Jeannie Weyers



MEETING MINUTES

FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

County Garage Hwy. 8 & 32

August 9th, 2014


Present:  Jack Matuszewski, Larry Sommers, Don Kostka, David Kreutzer, Dan Grizkewicz, John Malchak, Frank Mills, Jim Hausinger, Diane Hausinger, John McCulloch, Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers, Richard Rummel

I.          Call to Order /Pledge of Allegiance

President Jack Matuszewski called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. and all present recited the pledge of allegiance. Welcome and introductions followed.


II.        Agenda Additions

A  Chamber raffle

III.       Adoption of Minutes of the July 12, 2014 Meeting

A motion was made by John Malchak, seconded by Larry Sommers, to approve the

minutes as distributed. Motion carried.

IV.       Treasurer’s Report

Lyle gave the treasurer’s report.  A motion was made by Jim Hausinger, seconded by Rich Rummel to accept the treasurer’s report as presented.  Motion carried.

V.        Old Business

a.         Membership Report

There are a total of 348 members in the club. 

 

b. Trail Maintenance Report

Jack reported that the trail south to Wabeno has been traveled quite a bit, needs some grading.  North of Wabeno the bridge boards are turned up and there are some signs that need to be fixed.  Rich Rummel proposed the LMT snowmobile club do some grading.  Jim Hausinger made a motion when needed the ATV club would contact the LMT club to grade not to exceed $70.00/hour.  Larry Sommers seconded this motion. Motion carried.  People have been complaining the Newald trail is very rough.  This is where the bridge is out.  This project has a total cost of $120,000.  The Forest County ATV club will match funds as well as the County, and the snowmobile club.  This should be approved on the 19th.  Larry Sommer attends these meetings on behalf of the ATV and snowmobile clubs.

 

c.  LMT/FCATVA Joint Fundraiser

Rich  reported there are areas for improvement next year.  A single page advertisement in the local papers would be a good way to advertise.  If a member sells one packet of three raffle tickets a certificate for a free burger may be a good incentive to get people to attend.  The date has been changed to 6/20/15.

 

d. Northeastern Regional Meeting

The Northeastern Regional Meeting was held on July 26, 2014.  It was a very good meeting.

VI.       New Business

 

a. Chamber raffle tickets  A motion was made by Jim Hausinger, seconded by John Malchak to spend $40.00 on raffle tickets from the chamber.

b  ATV Banquet

The banquet will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at T-Bob’s. The invitations have been printed.  There will be a meat raffle; there will also be a D.J. (Little Max).

 

c.  Super Challenge Off Road Weekend

Jack reported there has been a very good turnout for this event.

 

The next meeting will be at the Blue Roof Salon Sept. 13th, at 9:00 am.

 

A maintenance day is needed soon.

 

The material for the trailhead at Blackwell has been delivered.

 

Jim Hausinger mad a motion to adjourn, Larry Sommer seconded.  Motion carried

 

Respectfully submitted,

Jeannie Weyers




MEETING MINUTES

FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

CRANDON BRUSH RUN GROUNDS

July 12, 2014


Present:  Jack Matuszewski, Larry Sommers, Don Kostka, Joe Eisenbart, Linda Eisenbart, Nancy Klatt, Steve Kostka, John Malchak, Frank Mills, Cliff Flannery, John McCulloch,

Glenn Dommer, Jim Hausinger, Diane Hausinger

I. Call to Order /Pledge of Allegiance

President Jack Matuszewski called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. and all present recited the pledge of allegiance. Welcome and introductions followed. 

II.   Agenda Additions

a) Souper Run

b) Summer Program at Laona

c) Gratuity for selling grader

d) Donation of Computer and Printer

e)  Misc. Announcements

III. Adoption of Minutes of the June 14, 2014 Meeting

A motion was made by Jim Hausinger, seconded by Nancy Klatt, to approve the

minutes as distributed. Motion carried.

IV. Treasurer’s Report

The balance in the Forest County ATV Association account was 21,571.67 as of 6-14-14. Total disbursements for the month amounted to $14,041.46 and total income for the month was $16,465.97 with a total balance as of July 12, 2014 of $19,147.16.  A thank you note was circulated and will be sent to Tom Obukowicz. for his donation and support.  A motion was made by John Malchak, seconded by Larry Sommers to accept the treasurer’s report as presented.  Motion carried.

V. Old Business

a. Membership Report

There are 44 individual memberships,126 family memberships, and 30 business memberships for a total of 324 members.  


b. Trail Maintenance Report

Jack reported that the dust thru Wabeno and Laona will need dousing because of the dryness.

Hwy. Q will be opened after a resolution is passed at a County Board Meeting reducing the speed limit to 25 miles per hour.  Jack Matuszewski called Chuck Sleeter, Chairman of the Town of Nashville, to discuss the opening of Hwy Q.  Jack left message, and has not received a return call from Mr. Sleeter.  There is a small portion on Sand Lake Road that needs to be opened.    A meeting was held in Vilas Co. because they want to open all of the snowmobile trails in town for ATV’s use.  


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July 12, 2014


c.  LMT/FCATVA Joint Fundraiser

The income from the fundraiser will be reflected in next month’s budget.  The fundraiser was deemed as being a success.  The date of next year’s fundraiser will be changed to June 20, 2015, to reduce the competition of other events being held in the area.


d.  Northeastern Regional Meeting

The Northeastern Regional Meeting will be held on July 26, 2014.  Lyle Weyers sent invitations to other clubs.  There will be a two-hour ride in conjunction with it.  There will need to be two leaders on the ride. The lunch and meeting will be held at the Community Center, and the ride will conclude by noon, followed by lunch, and the meeting. The ride will begin at 9:00 a.m.  It will be important for club members to arrive at 8:00 a.m.  Terry Coplien will coordinate the meeting.  Jack M. will give some background on the local club and activities.  There will be an update on what is happening on the bridge at Brule River.  A planning meeting for this event will be held on Friday, July 18th at 5:00 p.m. at the Community Building in Laona.  Jack will reserve the building.  Nancy Klatt will check with Terry Coplien to see what he needs from our club to facilitate the Northeastern Regional meeting.

VI. New Business

a.  ATV Banquet

The banquet will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at T-Bob’s. The club will pick up the tab for the meal.  This year, there will be cocktails, hor d’oeuvres, and dinner followed by a DJ.  Club members attending last year’s banquet mentioned that they missed having a raffle.  John McCulloch will talk with Rich Rummel to discuss the idea of holding a meat raffle.   A motion was made by Larry Sommers, seconded by Joe Eisenbart, to hold the event at T-Bob’s and to conduct a raffle as well as hiring a DJ as part of the evening’s entertainment..  Motion carried.


b.  Wabeno Family Night and Street Dance

The Family Night and Street Dance will be held on Friday, August 1, 2014.  Bartenders for the 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. shift are needed.  Kid’s games and the raffle booth are also in need of help.  A sign-up sheet was circulated. A thank you was extended to ATV members for their assistance with this very family-oriented event.  The Chamber of Commerce from Wabeno has consistently expressed the fact that the success of this event relies heavily on the help from FCATVA club members as well as Wabeno Lion’s Club members.


c.  Blue Ribbon Coalition Dues

A motion was made by Larry Sommers, seconded by Nancy Klatt for payment of dues for the Blue Ribbon Coalition in the amount of $100.00.  Motion carried.


d.  Old Grader

President Jack Matuszewski reported that the old grader was sold for $2.000.00 to Doc Spencer of Antigo. 

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July 12, 2014


e.  Super Challenge Off Road Weekend – Crandon Racetrack Aug. 8-10th.

Cliff Flannery was present and reported there will be three different events.  He stated that he will need spotters in the woods on Fri. night.  The spotters will have radios in case people have problems or get stuck as there are going to be big hills and rough terrain.  They will also be racing UTV’s.  On Sunday they will be running a four-hour race, and Cliff stated he needs spotters from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.  It is anticipated with all three events, there will be 3,000 to 4,000 people attending, mostly from out of town.  


f.  Souper Run 

The ATV Club has previously donated to this cause and our name was printed on the shirts for the event.  A motion was made by John Malchak, seconded by Larry Sommers, to donate $100.00 to the Souper Run with the understanding that our name be printed on the shirts once again.  Motion carried.


g.  Gratuity for Selling Grader

A motion was made by John McCulloch, seconded by Larry Sommers, to give a finder’s fee in the amount of $100.00 to Jim Streckert as he was instrumental in finding a buyer for the grader.   Motion carried.


h.  Summer Program at Laona

A request was received from the Laona Park & Recreational Director for a donation to the summer program. The program operates one month every year during the summer to provide a safe and fun way for children to enjoy summer.  There are three fields trips planned, and the children will be transported to the beach two days per week.  Breakfast, lunch, and a snack will be provided on a daily basis. A portion of funding comes from an enrollment fee of $25.00 based on an ability to pay fee scale.  A motion was made by Joe Eisenbart, seconded by John Malchak, to provide support for the program in the amount of $100.00.  Motion carried. 

i.  Letter of Recognition

A motion was made by Glenn Dommer, seconded by Don Kostka, to send Brian Retzlaff of Precise Drain Cleaning, in Rhinelander a letter of recognition and thank you for donating the computer and printer for our club.  Motion carried.


j.  Misc. Announcements


i.  Letter from WORPI

Jack  read a letter from the Wisconsin Off Road Park, Inc.(WORPI)  regarding an informational meeting on July 16, 2014  at 6:00 p.m.  WORPI hopes to increase economic development in the area thru safe recreation.  The organization is pursuing the development of a 10,000 acre motor vehicle park, to operate as a non-profit corporation.  The park will be designed in a manner that will entertain and excite children as well as adults.  WORPI hopes that the park will become a family entertainment destination.  



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Attendees will be asked to listen with an open mind and to share this information with others.  The current status of the proposed project, customer demand, and positive economic impact for northern communities will be discussed.  It is projected that all stakeholders will benefit from the creation of the proposed park. The invitation only meeting will be an opportunity to share actual and factual information about the project.  


ii. Steam-Up Day Parade

 John McCulloch announced that ATV club members are going to be in the Steam-Up Day parade tomorrow.  The parade starts at 12:00 noon.   

f. Next Meeting and Adjournment

A motion was made by Jim Hausinger, seconded by Joe Eisenbart, to end the meeting at 10:30 a.m.  The next meeting will be held at the County Garage on August 9th at 9:00 a.m.



Respectfully submitted,

Diane Hausinger




Forest County ATV Association

Crandon Brush Run Grounds

July 12, 2014  9:00a.m

 

1.        Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

II.     Agenda Additions

III.   Adoption of the Minutes of the June 14th 2014 Meeting

IV.     Treasurer’s Report


V.  Old Business

a)      Membership Report

b)  Trail Maintenance Report

c)  LMT/FCATVA Joint Fundraiser

d)  Northeastern Regional meeting

            

VI.       New Business

            a).  ATV Banquet

            b)  Wabeno Street Dance

            c.)   Blue Ribbon Coalition Dues

            d.)  Old grader

            e.)  Super Challenge Off Road Weekend – Crandon Racetrack Aug. 8-10th

 

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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

Wabeno Fairgrounds, Wabeno, WI

June 14th 9:00 am.

Present

Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers, Scott Hackert, Jody Hackert,   John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Jim Hausinger, Diane Hausinger, Jack Matuszewski, Don Kostka, Steve Kostka, Bob Nack Glenn Dommer

I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance, and welcome.        

II. Additions to Agenda   1) Blackwell ramp 2) Sale of grader 3) Popple River bridge 4) 4th of July parades

III Adoption of the Minutes of the May 9th, 2014 Meeting.  Motion was made to accept minutes by Bob Nack, seconded by Glenn Dommer.   Motion carried.

IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  A motion to accept treasurer’s report was made by Jim Hausinger, seconded by Bob Nack.  Motion carried.

V. Old Business

A. Membership reportThe membership at this time is 329 members, 28 Business, 45 single, and 128 family members.

B.  Trail Maintenance   Jack reported 940 yards of gravel was put on the south end of the trail.  Jack put some calcium chloride on the trails, to keep the dust down.  Lyle and Jack graded to the Florence county line.   

C. Fundraiser–   This is all set up and ready to go. The ATV club sold a good amount of raffle tickets.

D.  Northeastern Regional meeting  This will be July 26th in Laona.  The ride begins at 9:00 am, with lunch following.  T-Bob’s is catering the lunch so a head count is needed before the day.  Typically 60-70 people attend this event.  It is at the Laona Community building.

 

VI. New Business

a.)    WI Woodland Association   The group will be renting some machines, Mike Albrecht will have some available in Laona.  This event is Sept. 18, 2014.  The club will need some people to lead the group..     

b.)   Blackwell Ramp-    The club has promised to put up a trail head.  Information is needed for building this.  The club will also need some workers to build this. 

c.Sports Show.  Jack reported the county has decided to not be involved in this event.  The ATV club with the Chamber of Commerce will handle this.  Melinda will contact the club.

d.Popple River Bridge      The ATV club had agreed to the $6300, match needed for the repairs, however, this grant did not go through.  The DNR needs $12,000 for the repairs.  After discussing which clubs use the trail a motion was made by Jim Hausinger, seconded by Bob Nack  the club donate not to exceed $4,000.00, and the county must at least match this amount.  Motion carried.

e.)  4th of July parades.   The parade is Friday in Laona at noon, and Saturday at noon in Crandon.  All members participating in this will meet at T-Bob’ about 11:00am  The Wabeno Steam Up days are July 11th, 12th and 13th.

John reported the County held a safety ATV class, in which the Lions Club donated helmets to all the kids participating.  This was a good event

f.)  Sale of small grader   A motion was made by Him Hausinger, seconded by Glenn Dommer to sell the small grader for $3,000.  Motion carried.

g.)  Next three meetings:  July 12th Brush Run Barn,  August 9thth  meeting at the County garage, Hwy 8 & 32, Sept. 13 meeting at  the Blue Roof Saloon, Armstrong Creek.

h.)  ATV banquet  The ATV club will hold a banquet this year with the club buying the dinner.  This will be at T-Bob’s on Sept. 27th.  More to follow.

 

Jack made  motion to adjourn, seconded by John.  Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary


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Forest County ATV Association

Monthly Meeting Agenda

Wabeno Fairgrounds

June 14, 2014  9:00a.m

 

1.     Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

II.     Agenda Additions

III.   Adoption of the Minutes of the May 10th 2014 Meeting

IV.     Treasurer’s Report

  V.  Old Business

a)   Membership Report

b)  Trail Maintenance Report

c)  LMT/FCATVA Joint Fundraiser

d)  Northeastern Regional meeting        

VI.       New Business

            a).  Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association

            b)  Next three meeting- locations

 

Please stay and join the activities and fun following the meeting!           

 

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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

Crandon Off Road Racetrack Barn Highway 8

May 9th 9:00 am.

Present

Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers, Nancy Klatt,  John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Larry Sommer, Jack Matuszewski, Don Kostka, John Malchak, Rich Warosh (WWOA), James Lasanski, Dan Gryzkewicz, Kim Gryzkewicz, Norm Zurowsny, Glenn Dommer, Mike Albrecht

I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance, and welcome to our guests from WI Woodland Association.     

II. Additions to Agenda   Membership dues for WORVA  was added to the agenda

 III Adoption of the Minutes of the April 12th, 2014 Meeting.  Motion was made to accept minutes by Larry Sommer, seconded by John Malchak.   Motion carried.

 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  A motion to accept treasurer’s report was made by Nancy Klatt, seconded by Glenn Dommer.  Motion carried.

IV. Old Business

A. Membership report – The membership at this time is 292 members, 22 Business, 38 single, and 132 family members. This is a big change it should come back.

B.  Trail Maintenance   The Nicolet and Wolf River trails are open.  Glenn, John and Lyle opened the gates; it takes about 8 hours to do this.  The locks are not maintained and in bad shape.  The National Forest trails open May 15th.  The members using personal vehicles to do this work are reimbursed .50/mile.  This work is hard on the person’s vehicle.  At some point the club must decide on a different option.  A used ATV machine would be an option.  Mike Albrecht may be willing to donate something to the club.  Thanks Mike!  The Bushsaver connection is open to UTV’s. 

 

C. Trail Opening –  Jack reported the School Forest trail is open.  The highway side is muddy and needs gravel.  The old grader not being used has two batteries Jack would like to purchase.  The club would then junk the grader.  John McCulloch made a motion the club sell the batteries to Jack for $100.00, seconded by John Malchak.  Motion carried.

 

VI. New Business

a.)    WI Woodland Association   The chapter president, Rich, reported there will be a convention Sept. 18-21 at Carter. That Thursday the group of about 30-40 would like to take an ATV ride with the club accompanying the group.  It will start about 10:00a.m from Carter, stop trail side for lunch returning approximately 3:00 p.m.     

b.)   Hosting Northeast Regional Mtg. July 26th 2014.-    This ride will leave the community building in Laona at 9:00a.m.  Lyle and Jeannie will send out invitations to various clubs as well as representatives in our county. 

c.)  June 14th Joint fundraiser with the LMT.  John met last week at the Wild Rose, things are scheduled and moving along well.  Wabeno has scheduled another event the same time, and date as this; however, hopefully this will not hurt our event.

d.)  Donation for Day Care center in Laona  The school district plans to open a day care at the school next August without financial obligation to the community.  Cash donations are welcome as well as toys and beds.  Nancy Klatt made a motion to table this until more information is available, Larry seconded.  Motion carried.

e.)  WORVI renewal dues.  Lyle reported the dues for renewal are $100.00.  Nancy made a motion to renew this, seconded by John.  Motion carried.

 

Jack made  motion to adjourn, seconded by Nancy.  Motion carried.

            

Next meeting June 14th in Wabeno before the fundraiser.

   

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary



FOREST COUNTY ATV MEETING MINUTES

FEBRUARY 8, 2014

CRANDON OFF ROAD BARN ON HWY 8

 

First let me introduce myself, my name is Nancy Klatt and

I am temporally taking over the responsibilities of our clubs Secretary.  Jeannie Weyer is having some health issues.  I hope that I can do this letter justice. 

At our last meeting this FEBRUARY, Lyle (Jeannie’s Husband) let us know the reasons why Jeannie temporally will not be doing the minutes and her newsletter.  We can all agree on that our thoughts and prayers are with Jeannie and Lyle right now.  God’s Blessing on the both of you.

At our last meeting it was called to order at 9:00 am February 8th2014 By Jack Matuszewski.  The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all. There were 9 of our club members there.  A motion was made from Don Kostka to nominate Nancy Klatt as temporary secretary position.  It was seconded by Terry Klatt.  It was passed.  The Treasure’s report was read by Lyle Weyer and a motion was made by Glenn Dommer to accept the Treasures report and seconded by Don Kostka.

Membership was: 32 businesses, 48 singles and 136 families for a total of 352.

Trail Maintenance report: 100 percent to the good.

Trails- Crandon to the race track: should be done By April 15th discussion for funding it.  Clifford is really pushing for this to get done by then per Jack.

Maps- Lyle is going to try to get the new maps for 2014 in this week.  Potawatomi will stay the same.  Mole Lake lost their spot, due to no interest.  Clifford is taking a ½ page add.  Thanks to all that donated spots to our map.

Steve Kostka (our web master) was attending this time.  He had to buy a program so he could for matte the new website.  Terry Klatt suggested to Lyle to give a check to Steve for the cost of the program.  Lyle agreed.  Steve explained all the improvements that he had made and it is for the better.  He has to configure a photo page. Steve will be adding a new membership form on the site.  It will be very user friendly when it is completed.  Thanks so much for your hard work Steve.

John McCulloch- “Helmets for Kids”.  Would it be possible is the club would donate $200.00 to the event.  The event will be held on March 8th 2014 (Saturday).   The Lions and The Potawatomi are putting on this event.  Don Kostka made the motion to donate $200.00 towards the event and Terry Klatt seconded it.  All agreed.

 Our club to host the Northeast Regional Meeting- there was a motion by Nancy Klatt to discuss the meeting at our next meeting. It was seconded by Don Kostka.  The discussion will be on where to hold the meeting.

Sport Show-It will be held March 5th though March 9th 2014.  Attending will be Jack Matuszewski, John and Pam McCulloch and Terry and Nancy Klatt.

There was a motion to adjourn by Don Kostka and seconded by Terry Klatt.  All Agreed.  The meeting adjourned at 10:51am.

 

Thank you all for your help and understanding.

           Nancy Klatt





Forest County ATV Association

Crandon Off Road Racetrack Barn Highway 8

February 8, 2014  9:00a.m

 

1.     Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

II.    Agenda Additions

III.   Adoption of the Minutes of the Jan.11th 2014 Meeting

IV.   Treasurer’s Report

V.    Old Business

    a)   Membership Report

    b)  Trail Maintenance Report

    c)  Trail – Crandon to Race Track

    d)  Maps

           

VI.    New Business

            a).  2014 WATVA Convention Wisconsin Dells

            b)  Steve Kostka - Website

            c)  Correspondence

            d)  Sport Show

            e)  Temporary Secretary

 

Next meeting March. 15th at the Laona Clubhouse


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

Crandon Off Road Racetrack Barn Highway 8

Jan.14th 9:00 am.


Present


Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers,  Terry Klatt, Nancy Klatt,  John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Larry Sommer, Jack Matuszewski, Don Kostka, John Malchak, Jim Schuessler,(Economic Development Committee) Terry Coplein (WATVA Northeast regional coordinator)


I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance.


II. Additions to Agenda   Correspondence was added to the agenda


 III Adoption of the Minutes of the Dec.  14th, 2013 Meeting.  Motion was made to accept minutes by Nancy Klatt, seconded by John Malchak.   Motion carried.


 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  A motion to accept treasurer’s report was made by Larry Sommer, seconded by Don Kostka.  Motion carried.


Addition:  The club received a thank you from Dawn of the Wabeno Chamber thanking the club for all their support and help with the Wintefest activities.


IV. Old Business


A. Membership report – The membership at this time is 352 members, 32 Business, 48 single, and 136 family members.


B.  Trail Maintenance   Jack reported there is no activity at this time. 


C.  Crandon Trail –  Jack and Jim Schuessler met with Clifford Flannery last week regarding the off road park.  Jim reported the Pioneer has some incorrect articles and editorials.  This project has been discussed for approximately 12 years.  In 2006 there was a meeting and a mandate was started to develop an off road park in WI.  The County is committed to nothing but determine what it would take to acquire the park. A $46,000 match had been projected; however, Jim has found that figure may be under $10,000 at this point.  On January 15th there will a workshop to all elected officials to discuss this, and the following week a public meeting will be held at Crandon School.  The DNR is involved with this project as well.


VI. New Business


a.)    2014 Maps   Lyle has sent all the letters out to sponsors for ads.  At the Feb. meeting the changes to the map itself will be needed.  

b.)   Terry Coplein -    Terry reported this park benefits all local businesses.  The referendum should not happen until after the “scope” meeting.  Terry also reported he spoke with William Johnson (Eagle River district0 and there may be movement on the Hwy. 70 crossing natural area soon.  The WATVA conference will be March 28, 29,30th in Wisconsin Dells.  The Forest County ATV Association will host the July 25th WATVA meeting.

 

Next meeting Feb. 8th at the Crandon Off Road Race track Barn.

  

Motion made to adjourn by Jack Matuszewski, seconded Terry Klatt.  Motion carried.


Respectfully submitted


Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Agenda


Crandon Off Road Racetrack Barn Highway 8


January 11, 2014  9:00a.m

 

I.        Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

II.     Agenda Additions

III.   Adoption of the Minutes of the Dec.14th 2013 Meeting

IV.     Treasurer’s Report

V.  Old Business

            a)      Membership Report

            b)   Trail Maintenance Report

            c)  Trail – Crandon to Race Track

         

VI.  New Business

            a).  Terry Coplein – WATVA Northeast region coordinator

            b)  2014 Maps

            c)  Mole Lake Grant

 

Next meeting Feb. 8th at the Crandon Off Road racetrack barn



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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

County Garage Highway W & 8

Dec. 14th 9:00 am.


Present


Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers,  Terry Klatt, Nancy Klatt,  John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Glenn Dommer, Jack Matuszewski, Chuck Ready, Larry Sommer, Jim Hausinger.



I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with    the pledge of Allegiance.


II. Additions to Agenda   The additions are:  Friends of Wabeno, Off Road Park, Damage, Inc. and Lake State Resource


III. Adoption of the Minutes of the Nov.  9th, 2013 Meeting.  Motion was made to accept minutes by Nancy Klatt, seconded by Glenn Dommer.   Motion carried.


IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  A motion to accept treasurer’s report was made by Jim Hausinger, seconded by Larry Sommer.  Motion            carried.


V. Old Business


    A. Membership report – The membership at this time is 352 members, 31 Business, 49 single, and 136 family members.


    B.  Trail Maintenance   Jack reported brush is almost all cut.    Chuck and Glenn did most of it.  Laona plans to put a sign up near this trail with all the businesses posted.  Al Murray           has not received the letter requesting they use their equipment to pick up the brush.  Bridge is under contract.    


    C.  Crandon Trail –    This should move forward this spring.


VI. New Business


    a.)    2014 Maps:  Lyle reported the pricing will be the same, letters are being ready to be sent the end of the month.  Jan. 15th 2014 is the deadline for the sponsors.


    b.)   Forest County Mitten Tree:  A motion was made by Jim Hausinger, seconded by Larry Sommer to spend $400. 00 for the gifts for the disadvantaged children and adults in                    Forest County.  Motion carried.


    c.)    Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association:     Lyle received a letter from this association requesting a ride while they are here attending a convention at Carter this Sept.  There             would be approximately 30 riders, interested in visiting scenic places or  historical places in Forest County.  The club will be planning to provide this ride for this group.  More             to follow.


    d.)   Lake State Resource:  Jack received a letter from this group requesting a donation.  Discussion was the club provides membership as well a purchasing raffle tickets, this will be             tabled for now.


    e.)    Friends of Wabeno:   A letter was received requesting donations for seasonal decorations ($300.00 for each season) This is a plan for the economic growth for the Town of                     Wabeno.  Jim Hausinger, seconded by Chuck Ready made a motion to donate $100.00 to Friends of Wabeno.  Motion carried.

 

    f.)     Off Road Park:     Jack requested a donation of $150.00 to this organization for the club’s name to be on the sign entering the park.  A motion was made by Jim Hausinger,                 seconded by Nanch Klatt.  Motion carried.


    g.)    Damage, Inc.:  This is a 4x4 club out of Milwaukee.  They are having a comedy fundraiser event with raffle prizes, etc, with the proceeds going to the WORVA group. Jack                 received a letter requesting a donation.  Motion was made, seconded by Terry Klatt to send $100.00 donation to this group.  Motion carried.


    h.)   Next three meetings:  The next three meetings will be:  Jan 11th,, The Brush Run office,  Feb. 8th  the Brush Run Office, and March 15th, the Laona Clubhouse.

           Please note the March meeting has been changed to March 15th.

   

Motion made to adjourn by Terry Klatt, seconded Nancy Klatt.  Motion carried.


Respectfully submitted


Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary

 

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Forest County ATV Association

Agenda

County Garage Highway W & 8

December 14, 2013  9:00a.m

 

I.     Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions

II.    Agenda Additions

III.   Adoption of the Minutes of the Nov.9th 2013 Meeting

IV.   Treasurer’s Report

V.    Old Business

            a)      Membership Report

            b)   Trail Maintenance Report

            c)  Trail – Crandon to Race Track

           

VI.   New Business

            a).  2014 Maps

            b)  Forest County Mitten Tree

            c)  Wisconsin Landowners Club ride


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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

County Garage Highway W & 8

Nov. 9th 9:00 am.


Present


Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers,  Terry Klatt, Nancy Klatt,  John McCulloch, Pam McCulloch, Glenn Dommer, Jack Matuszewski, Chuck Ready, Dan Gryzkowicz, Kim Gryzkowicz


I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance.


II. Additions to Agenda   The Wabeno Winterfest was added to the agenda


III Adoption of the Minutes of the Oct.  12th, 2013 Meeting.  Motion was made to accept minutes by Nancy Klatt, seconded by Glenn Dommer.   Motion carried.


IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  A motion to accept treasurer’s report was made by Terry Klatt, seconded by Chuck Ready.  Motion carried.


IV. Old Business


    A.  Membership report – The membership at this time is 352 members, 31 Business, 49 single, and 136 family members.


    B.  Trail Maintenance   Jack reported grading I complete and the grader is ready to come back to Laona.  The club needs to get the report in to the Forestry Dept. for reimbursement.            There is no news on the bridge.  There is a new owner of the bar, Blue Roof Saloon, in Armstrong, and the trail will now be opened in that area.  John will visit the new owner            this week with maps and to welcome him.  The state does not close the trails in Forest County, national forest land closes Nov. 1st, and this included the Blackwell, Torpee                    Lane, Hemley Lake, and Bushaver connections.  


    C.   Crandon Trail –  No change.



VI. New Business


    A.)    2014 Maps   It is clear the club wants to do the maps again, there will be several new additions to the map, and there are 4-5 new sponsors.  Mole Lake will not be asked to be              a sponsor.  Pricing for the ads will remain the same.

   

    B.)   Chamber Visitor Guide   Lyle requested the club pay $50.00 for an ad in the guide. A motion was made by Larry Sommer, seconded by Glenn Dommer   Motion carried.


    C.)    Donation.    A member of our club, Tom sent an extra $50.00 last year with his membership, and this year he sent an extra $250.00 with thanks for the club’s hard work.  The              club sent Tom a thank-you, and he will be an honorary member.  Thanks to Tom will be included in the newsletter, and a map will be sent to him when they are available.


   

    D.)   Wabeno Winterfest  The Winterfest will be Dec. 7th and the signup sheets are being passed around.


    E.)    Friends of Wabeno  Jack received a letter stating Wabeno is encouraging economic growth in the area.  The town received a 10 year grant plan to improve the downtown’s                  area.  Wabeno is requesting $500 for seasonal decorations.  They would like to come to the Dec. meeting to discuss this.   Jack will invite them.

 

Next meeting Dec. 14th at the County garage.

   

Motion made to adjourn by Terry Klatt, seconded Nancy Klatt.  Motion carried.


Respectfully submitted


Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary



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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

Two Fools’ Pub   Popple River, WI

Oct. 13th 9:00 am.


Present:


Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers, Don Kostka Terry Klatt, Nancy Klatt, Larry Sommer, John

McCulloch, Glenn Dommer, Jack Matuszewski, Randy Werth, Gregg Sheldon.


I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the

pledge of Allegiance.


II. Additions to Agenda   Three additions added were: Town of Cavour, Wabeno Trail ride, and

the 2014 Sports Show.


III Adoption of the Minutes of the September 14th, 2013 Meeting.  Motion was made to

accept minutes by Nancy Klatt, seconded by Don Kostka.   Motion carried.


IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  A motion to

accept treasurer’s report was made by Nancy Klatt, seconded by Larry Sommer.  Motion

carried.


V. Old Business


    A. Membership report – The membership at this time is 364 members, 31 Business, 51

    single, and 141 family members.


    B.  Trail Maintenance   Jack reported when grading the south end of Carter the blade

    was worn down quite a bit.  Jack completed the Wolf River trail.  Jack had received a call

    concerning someone’s driveway, the person complained the grading was harming his

    driveway, Jack corrected the problem.  Lyle reported Dave Z. of the Forestry Dept.

    request signs be straightened and maintained.  The club requests all members to report

    any problems with signs.  A motion was made to give Chuck Ready club membership for

    one year for all his help in maintaining the trails.  Motion was made by Don Kostka,

    seconded by Nancy Klatt.  Motion carried.   Nancy Klatt made a motion to buy another

    saw for maintenance, Don Kostka seconded.  Motion carried.


    C.  Crandon Trail - Jack reported funding on the bridge should have been done last

    Friday; this is a stewardship fund that requires a 20% match.  The in-kind match will not

    apply for us, in-kind needs to be a government eninity.  The city may sub-contract this to

    Clifford Flannery.  This should get done this summer.


    D. Armstrong Creek Trail   There is no news on this item; it is believed the forester

    was working on this.


    E.  Status of Highway “W”    On highway 52 south to county garage, (8) atv’s can go

    across to get to Argonne.  Needs a marker to show atv’s can cross here.  Lake Lucerne is

    open, can get to Johnnies’ resort.  It was reported the state of Michigan has opened the

    state road.  It is signed from Mole Lake to Hastings. (Oneida County).


VI. New Business


    a.)    Wabeno Trail ride Jack reported he received a call from Kathy regarding the

    Wabeno  Fallfest, she was asking the club to provide help with the hay wagon rides, 

    however, the rides were cancelled due to liability issues.  At thispoint no help is

    needed.

      

    b.)    2014 Sport Show   Jack reported the county board would like John and Pam

    McCulloch to attend this event, as they have been a great help in the past.  The county

    would pay for the motel room, the ATV would pay for food, mileage.  A mtion was

    made by Larry Sommer to allow up to $500.00, seconded by Terry Klatt.  Motion

    carried.

 

    c.)    Town of Caswell .     The town has requested the club grade the roads in the spring,  

    Jack put a bid in of $7.00/hour, this involves approximately 14 miles of road, three

    times a year.  Randy will attend the Forestry meeting to discuss maintenance. 

    Glenn Dommer requested the club start to plan soon for the joint fundraiser with the

    LMT club.  This will be on June 14, 2014.  Jack mentioned someone offered their

    services as an auctioneer for this event.  There needs to be more communication

    between the clubs.


    The ride after this meeting was well attended by approximately 25 people.


The next meeting will be Nov. 9th the County garage Hwy W, Crandon, WI  at 9:00 a.m.  Motion made to adjourn by Terry Klatt, seconded Don Kostka.  Motion carried.


Respectfully submitted:  Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary



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FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

Duck’s Inn   Crandon, WI

Sept. 14th 9:00 am.



Present


Jeannie Weyers, Lyle Weyers, Jim Hausinger, Don Kostka, Bob McRoy, Larry Sommer, John McCulloch, Glenn Dommer, Jack Matuszewski


I. Call To Order/Pledge of Allegiance   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with the pledge of Allegiance.  Jack acknowledged the first ATV meeting was held at Duck’s Inn many years ago.


II. Additions to Agenda   Two additions added were: Larry Sommer in regard to the Town of Lincoln, and Jim Hausinger with the media presentation of the town of Lincoln.


 III Adoption of the Minutes of the August 10th, 2013 Meeting.  Motion was made to accept minutes by Jim Hausinger, seconded by Don Kostka.   Motion carried.


 IV. Treasurer’s Report    The treasurer’s report was given by Lyle Weyers.  A motion to accept treasurer’s report was made by Larry Sommer, seconded by Glenn Dommer.  Motion carried.


IV. Old Business


Addition -   Jim reported a presentation of the $500.00 check received from the Potawatomi for signing the town of Lincoln should be planned.  Al Murray must be there, and the signing needs to be done before the presentation article appears in the papers.  These signs have ordered and should arrive at any time.  Larry will contact the Chamber of Commerce as the event progresses.  Larry would like to have the presentation happen in the spring.


Addition - Larry reported on the article and map appearing in the Pioneer regarding the opening of the town of Lincoln to ATV’s.  Larry brought up the state law that the trail can be within ten feet of a state highway, however this needs DOT approval.


A. Membership report – The membership at this time is 345 members, 32 Business, 45 single, and 134 family members.


B.  Trail Maintenance   Jack reported the Nicolet Trail is done.  When the grader is returned from Newald there will be more grading.  The Wolf River Trail needs to have a large rock removed; Jack has the o.k. to remove it.  Randy Werth has planned the on Sept. 21st to do brushing and the bridge.  Jack reported on the trail at Blackwell, the bathrooms are done; an unloading ramp needs to be completed.


C.  Crandon Trail - Jack reported funding on the bridge should be going ahead.  The stewardship requires a 20% match.  The in-kind match will not apply for us.  This is still in progress.


 D. Armstrong Creek Trail   There is no news on this item; it is believed the forester was working on this, need to check with Dave Z.


E. Woodlawn Trail  Lyle reported the ½ mile private road the club was hoping to access was voted down by their lake association.  Mike Henderson suggested Blue Heron as an option, the club needs to find out whom to contact in regard to the Blue Heron road.  Lyle is willing to attend a town of Nashville meeting to propose opening some trails, however he need a resident of the town to invite him.  Jim Landreau may be an option.  


F.  Status of Highway “W”    John reported he was still waiting for signs.  Should be all here shortly.


VI. New Business


a.)    Trail Con -Antigo   Jack reported this is not a real positive event due to low attendance.      

b.)   ATV Banquet   Jim Hausinger reported the event is scheduled for the 21st at T-Bob’s.  There will be chicken and tenderloin tips.  There will be a D.J. as well.    

c.)    Next three meetings    

        Oct. 12th – Popple River – Two Fools with a ride to follow.

        Nov. 9th the County garage Hwy W, Crandon, WI

        Dec. 14th the County garage Hwy W, Crandon, WI  



Motion made to adjourn by Jim Hausinger, seconded Don Kostka.  Motion carried.


Respectfully submitted


Jeannie Weyers  FCATVA secretary


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