Pensacola Model Railroad Club

HO Division


Minutes of the Business Meeting

of August 7, 2012


I. The business meeting was called to order at 6:31 PM by President Chip Borona.

Members attending: President Chip Borona, Vice-president Steve Grenot, Members: Art Sherman, Banks Edwards, Bob Murphy, Joe Garcia and Richard Simmons.


A. Announcements

1. The next run session will be at 6:30 PM at Steve Grenot's on August 7, 2012.

2. The next meeting will be held at 6:30PM at Trains by Johnson's on September 4, 2012.


B. Reading of the July MoM

1. Minutes of the previous meeting of July3, 2012 were read by President Chip Borona.

a. Bob moved acceptance and was seconded by Banks.

b. The minutes were accepted.

2. Minutes of the Ad Hoc Business Meeting on July 21, 2012 were read by President Chip


a. Banks moved acceptance and was seconded by Joe.

b. The minutes were accepted.


C. Treasurerís Report

     1. The treasurer's report was presented by President Chip Borona.

        a. As of this date there is $1865.03 in the treasury.

        b. Steve moved acceptance and was seconded by Banks.

        c. The report was accepted as presented.


D. Old Business

    1. President Chip Borona reported on the work session Saturday July 21, 2012.

         a. Woodland Corner Module was completed with some minor ground cover needed.

         b. The Tree Box was completed and new bases installed to place trees in.

         c. The Lumber Mill Module was not completed and still has some ground cover plaster broken or missing.

         d. Adding permanent alignment pins to all module ends was not completed.

         e. The Bridge Module Repair was completed.

         f. Track repair was completed.

     2. Chip presented his waffle module at the run session Tuesday July 17, 2012

     3. The Roundhouse sub-committee reported there was no new progress on the track layout.

          a. Bob Murphy was unable to weigh his door module.

    4. Banks will complete the layout electrical schematic after he completes installation of the

        PM42 and power cabinet upgrades.


E. New Business

     1. The Red Line DC controller was sent out for repair.

     2. President Chip Borona made contact with the Pensacola Interstate Fair.

          a. PMRC HO Division is on the schedule as a participant.

    3. The Dothan Train Show was discussed.

          a. Event Coordinator will be Steve Grenot

          b. Load Master will be Bob Murphy. Bob will be willing to tow the trailer to the show, but will not be participating as he will be working with Trains by Johnson.

          c. Reed was nominated as Layout Master by Steve and seconded by Banks and approved by the members pending acceptance by Reed.


II. The meeting was adjourned at 6:54 PM.

Respectfully Submitted by Chip Borona


PMRC HO Division


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