Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Minutes of the York Region Amateur Radio Club General Meeting 2016-06-07

Meeting held in the Sharon Temperance Hall. Called to Order at 19:30 by Chris VE3NRT. Total members attending: 37. Guests attending: 4

  1. Welcome & Introductions – Chris VE3NRT
  2. Adoption of Minutes from 2016/05/03 general meeting, moved by Anthony VE3HIS, seconded by Barry VA3LLT. Carried.
  3. General Announcements – Chris VE3NRT. Nominations for the Harvey Bell Award should be submitted to the secretary.
  4. Treasurer’s Report – John VA3JI
    • Opening Balance 2016/03/01 [Available to members on request to Secretary]
    • Income - Membership dues: $25.00
    • Expenditures - Shelter $499.39
    • Food for Field Day $1000.00
    • Trailer maintenance $28.70
    • Closing Balance 2016/04/01 [Available to members on request to Secretary]
    • Note: The trailer insurance invoice will be payable in August, estimated cost $875.
    • Motion that the treasurer's report be adopted, moved John VA3JI, seconded Eric VE3EB Carried.
  5. Public Service Report – Eric VE3EB. Recent public service events included:
    • Saturday, May 14, Cancer Recovery Foundation 5K Run/Walk, Sutton
    • Thursday May 19, Sharon Temple
    • Saturday, May 28, MADD York-Simcoe Riders Poker Run
    • Saturday June 4, Mt. Albert 5K Run/Walk
    • Sunday, June 5, Aurora Street Festival.
    • Upcoming public service events include:
    • Friday, July 1, Canada Day – Sharon Temple
    • July 29 to August 1, Newmarket Jazz Fest Ray Twinney Recreation Complex
    • October, CIBC Run for the Cure.
  6. Field Day and Repeaters – Steve VE3UT.Field day will be on the weekend of June 25/26 at Al's Tack Shop, same location as last year. Setup will be on Friday for the kitchen and shelter, and for non-radio items. Rick VA3VO will be on site to provide security beginning Friday night. Repeater VE3YRC-V (Aurora) is being repaired, and the controller is being upgraded while the repeater is off-site.
  7. EmComm Report – Robert VA3BXG. Some of the tests from the May 28 SET were successful, but some were not. There will be an EmComm meeting on Thursday June 9, and a possible Fox Hunt in the future. John VE3IPS has assumed the role of AEC, Assistant Emergency Coordinator. General Meeting adjourned at 19:55 – moved by Bill VE3QB, seconded Garrett VA3PYP. Carried.
  8. Moved by Barry VA3LLT, seconded by Roger VE3ROG that Ron KG4CVL be appointed as Chair for the AGM. Carried.
  9. Moved by Chris VA3DXZ, seconded by Benny VE3MUU that David VA3DCY be appointed as Secretary for the AGM. Carried.
Meeting adjourned

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