March 2017 Pegasus Membership Meeting Notes

Pegasus Radio Control Airplane Club 
March 5, 2017
3:00 PM Sunday (Salvation Army Gymnasium)

Prepared by Secretary – Mike Frey

25 Members Present

Officer Items 
-Call to Order 3:00PM – Gary Hartle
-Secretary Report – Mike Frey read the minutes from the Nov 2016  meeting.
-Treasurer Report – Paul Van Tries
-Account Balance of $8053
-Asked for anyone not receiving E-mails to please update their Email addresses with Paul or Dennis

Business 
-Club Charter for 2017 Received and insurance info sent to Holcim
-Field Lease paid to Holcim for 2017 by Paul
-Paul and Sylvia Mowing Monitors
-Rocket Launch discussion
-Will tape off pit area next time and explain no kids in pits around people planes while launching model rockets.
-Field Clean-up
Spring field Cleanup – April 15th  (Rain Date April 22)
Work on Pavillon Roof and Tables
-Paul and Hootie will arrange field to be rolled prior to IMAC April 29-30

Discussion on Fun Fly for 2017
-Tentative Date Saturday June 10
-Dewayne Keener and Colin will work on putting some of this together. Need other volunteers to step up and help!

Gary discussed making sure you AMA memberships are kept active and we should be policing this at the field as officers see fit. Also Club Memberships due every Jan 1! 
-Recommended displaying credentials at the field when flying (AMA card and Membership card) Will get new membership cards each year different color starting 2018.

Gary discussed club membership and expected behavior.  Positive attitudes! 

New Member packets will need to be made more available for new members to understand club rules and expected behavior.  Pilot Proficiency Tests need to be implemented on new pilots.  

Doug Harnish will head up event for George Memorial

Need to verify Guest Flying rules in bylaws and constitution. How many times are guests allowed before needing to be member? Already rule you must be AMA member to fly off a buddy cord as Guest. On Buddy cord no AMA needed.  

Tabled until November Meeting (will notify club on vote prior to fall meeting) 

-Establish Membership Late Fees in Bylaws
Dec 31 – Jan 31 Grace period
After which there is a $20.00 late fee.
-Establish Compensation for 2018 officers (either 50% or free membership) for club officers.
-Discuss adding defined rule to Pegasus for calling intentions while on flight line.

 Meeting Adjourned at 3:54 PM! 

Indoor Event held – Flew until 7PM.