Meeting Minutes

FOREST COUNTY ATV ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes

 Laona Senior Center. Laona, WI

August 14th, 2021 9:00 am.

Present:   Jeannie Weyers, Heidi St. Louis, Scott St. Louis, Glenn Dommer, Jackie Nowak, Dick Nowak, Dan Gryzkewicz, Dave Velie, Mary Thornton, Jack Neddo, Tom Tucker, Jody Hackert, Al Ashbeck

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

II. Additions to Agenda:   City of Crandon (Dick Nowak)

III. Adoption of July minutes     Heidi made a motion to accept the minutes of July, seconded by Jody.  Motion carried.

IV. Treasurer’s Report    Jeannie gave the treasurer’s report.  Dave made a motion to approve as reported, seconded by Jody.  Motion carried.

V. Old Business

A. Membership report – The membership at this time is 41 businesses, 38 single, and 142 families for a total of 363 members.

B.  Maintenance.  The tractor is the shop, broken bolts in brushes motor.  Nicolet State Trail all cutting done, Valley and Wolf are graded. Most of the gates have been removed splitting the duty with LMT.  The county has a list of gates for sale.

C.  Maps      Jody has reported they will be leaving for south in Dec. The letters will have to be done earlier than usual.  The responses will have to be mailed to Weyers.  Jody wondered if the club needs a PO Box.  The club will continue this discussion in Sept.

New Business        

Laona Street use for ATV’s.         The ordinance has been passed, the town clerk is working on the verbage of this.  Dick reported the City of Crandon approves of the “preferred route” signs the club requested.  Someone will have to determine how many are needed and Lyle will order.

Banquet    The banquet will be Sept. 18th at JARS.  The invitations have been ordered and sent. There will be a raffle.  Mary Thornton has volunteered to write an article about the club and need for more involvement to be put in the Forest Republican.

Dick Nowak  Dick reported on the N.EW.A.T.V meeting he and Jackie attended , Forest county has less damage to trails then other counties according to the meeting.  The weight limit has been increased to 3,000 lbs.

  $500. Award from Chamber.    The chamber will be awarding the club $500.00 to use for maps 6pm Tuesday in the County board room..

Elections at Banquet.  The president and secretary position are up for election.  Jack has decided to step down as well as Jeannie.

Dick made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Dave.  Motion carried.

The next meeting is Sept. 18th at 6:00 pm at JARS in Laona.

Respectfully submitted

Jeannie Weyers, FCATVA Secretary

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