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June 2019 club meeting minutes
« on: June 14, 2019, 09:38:12 PM »
June 6, 2019

1. Call to Order
Meeting called to order 7:33 PM by Patrick Stelte. 
Officers present included:  Patrick Stelte, Doug Wintin, Dave McComb, Amy Copeland, Randy Rozewicz and Scott Tomsits.  Welcome extended to all in attendance including:  Steve Pequignot, Phil Snider, Shane Powell Kent and Anne Ellis, Brad Garner and Mona Will.

2. Passage of Minutes
Passed unanimously

3. Ball hat vendor presentation by Shane Powell
- One size fits all price of $20 with 3RVS logo patch for $15. 
- Shane will work to have a sample hat at Summit City Bicycles
- All sales will be with Shane Powell.  He will offer open windows for bulk purchasing
- Marketing will be on the club’s website and Facebook page
- Shane is designated at an official 3RVS vendor
- All of the above bullet points were approved unanimously by club members in attendance

4.  Ride with GPS presentation by Kent Ellis
- Kent proposed a club account of $250 for all-club-member access
- All 3RVS rides would be uploaded to site for download by club members
- Members in attendance questioned the yearly expense to have a closed account only accessible to club members.  $250 would provide exclusive access
- Questions regarding easy printing of maps and cue sheets

5. Officer Reports
May minutes passed earlier in the meeting

Patrick Stelte, President 
- July club meeting will be Wednesday, July 10th @ Georgetown library starting at 7:30pm.
- Festival Tour pre-registration was 74 as of June 6th, the most ever online.

Hugh Smith, Treasurer (presented by Patrick in Hugh's absence)
Revenues include Festival Tour registrations, club memberships and race sponsorships.  Expenditures include Festival Tour refund and down payment of Festival Tour.  15% of all race sponsorship money goes into the club’s general fund

Doug Wintin, Touring
- Group Riding Guidelines under review.  Doug proposed minor changes to Rule C, subsection 1) language specific “Rides may be designated aerobar permitted use inside the group for training purposes by experienced riders.”; Rule C, subsection 2) “aero-bar friendly rides” language taken out designating specifics rides and replaced with a more general description of “Such rides will be listed on 3RVS ride schedule and website under review of touring director.”
- Rule G) Add new state law passage on 3-foot passing by motorist of bicyclist.
- Add rule for non-traditional road bikes on club rides: language states touring director and ride leader have last say in riding style of group and riding placement of non-traditional bikes on group rides for the safety of the group ride, i.e., in the back of the group.  Non-traditional road bikes designated include:  recumbents, tandems, hybrid bikes, e-bikes, hand crank bikes, etc.  Extra language covered rider experience, changing criteria and reinforcement of rider leader as last word for the safety of the group.
- A great deal of discussing offered pros and cons to changes with an agreement to continue at next month’s meeting.  Also, all attendees were in agreement that no bike should have a flag attached due to visual impediment.

Dave McComb, Racing
- June 4th time trial was a success as 19 riders participated with 3 categories of winners
- Beckman and Lawson; Wagner sponsorships

Randy Rozewicz, Off-Road
- Parks Department has delivered materials to help maintenance of Franke trails
- Trails are closed periodically to dry out
-Franke trails updates @ Franke MTB on Facebook

Publicity, Pamela Fennell
- Festival Tour SWAG bags have arrived
- May 23rd Library sponsored public seminar about Trek the Trails and local cycling activities was a success.  Pamela answered questions about local cycling groups, events and support

Amy Copeland, Membership
Total Memberships
Members 270
 Family 146
 Individual memberships 124

Scott Tomsits, Newsletter
- Newsletter sent out May 31st

Mike Heyes, Webmaster (report by Patrick in Mike's absence)
- Installed latest security update, now at v.3.9.6
- Reorganized website menus simplifying and removing out-of-date links and sections
- Added two Saturn Ride route maps to Weekday Rides listing
- Updated Monday Meanderings and Musings ride schedule page
- Added new Rouge ride schedule page
- Published Mona Will’s CARES, President’ Message and Newsletter

6.  Additional Items of Interest
- Summer Solstice Ride, Friday, June 21st @ 8pm from Swinney Park to Tillman Park with ice cream bars at Tillman SAG organized by Steve Pequignot
- Festival Tour Update:  2 free tickets to Sweetwater Sound concert on July 13th were given away from lottery pool of pre-registrants.  Aaron Spruger from Goshen won the tickets.

7. Good of the Order

8. Adjournment
Meeting adjourned at 9:03 pm
Minutes by President Patrick Stelte