Creswell RC Flyers

Meeting Minutes

Date: 03/05/19

Meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by President John Risbrough.

Reading of last month’s meeting minutes:

Minutes for the January meeting were read and approved as presented.

Treasury Report:

Treasury report was presented by Rod Madison including beginning and ending balances. Approved as follows:

Beginning Balance was $6,179.25

Total Income: $150 (membership dues dues)

Total Expenses: $791.92 (utilities, field improvement supplies)

Ending Balance = $5,537.33

2019 CRCF annual budget was presented by Rod Madison. Each line item for both expense and revenue was reviewed in detail by the membership. Budget was built on historic run rates and year-to-date actuals. The budget was approved by the membership.

*** Club membership is 22 (paid members)


2019 CRCF Swap Meet date will be Saturday, May 4th at the Creswell Community Center as in past years. John reviewed the various duties and assignments that are required for the swap meet. Further discussion and duty assignments will be deferred to the next club meeting.

Action: John will make out a list of the various duties to be assigned.

Club sponsorship was discussed.

Action: Rod will review the list of the company sponsors to determine when we need to reach out for renewal of their support.

Rod led a discussion of our website and stressed the need to have other club members learn the process for maintaining and updating our club website. Jim Corbett has done a yeomen’s job of keeping our website current and looking great. Jim needs back-up and would appreciate some help. Monty agreed to help with this task. Thanks Monty!

Field Maintenance:

Acknowledgement of great work was mentioned on the metal siding and the application and spreading of gravel. Each adds value to the club and the experience of its membership.

Future projects include cleaning out of the storage shed and the mower shed as well as pouring two additional pads for aircraft anchors.

Safety Review: Rod distributed the Float Flying Safety Rules developed in 2015 by CRCF for membership review and noted the Corps of Engineers have adopted these rules.

Show & Tell: Monty presented his OS 300 twin cylinder motor and explained the modification done by its previous owner and his plans to install it in a new plane.

Meeting adjourned at 7:00 p.m.


Tim Herrmann, Secretary