March Meeting Notes

1).  Meeting called to order by Mike Pepe at 9:00 AM
2)  22 members in attendance
      a) 2 new members were introduced:
          Jerry Wallace from New Jersey
           Norm Fernett from Canada
  3) No reading of last months minutes
  4)Treasurers Report by Mike Roemer
        a) Total:  $1443.75
        b) General Fund:  $457.75
        c)Racing Fund:  $986.00
  5) Race Director Rick Smith talked about the race on Saturday March 16th
  6) Publicity (Dave Volmers) has been talking to Rohan regarding new race track by Feeny
  7) Training Instructor (DaveBuschman) has been talking to new members regarding rules, regulations, and any questions they may have.
  Old Business:
        a) Repeat of rules to members regarding retrieval boats and running boats on Mira Mar and Fruitland Park.
        b) Race Director Rick Smith will have authority to pull boats out of races that are not following the rules
        c) Day at the Lake will be held April 9th at Lake Mira Mar
        d) Mike Roemer reminded the members about the Rohan swap meet on March 17th.
        e) Camp Villages:  Mike Pepe will be in contact with the Villages about the dates.
New Business:
         a).Bob Pareteau Brought up issues regarding water pick-ups on boats and also security under the Pavilion at Fruitland Park when members are racing.
         b) Ron Farkas  had a discussion on Namba Club rules at regional events (starting procedures and different club rules:
Meeting was adjourned at 9:50 AM by Mike Pepe.