Pensacola Model Railroad Club

HO Division 


Minutes of the Business Meeting

of April 1, 2019


I. The business meeting was called to order at 6:27 PM by President Charles Tucker.

Members attending: President Charles Tucker, Vice-president Steve Grenot, Treasurer Bill Little, Secretary Reed Ostrander.

Members: Chip Borona, Howard Cowgill, Jerry DuPont, Banks Edwards, Andrew Keiderling, Sean O’Brien, Reed Ostrander, Charles Tucker, Richard Simmons; Visitor: David Ramirez.

A. Announcements

1. The next run session(s) will be at 6:00 PM at the Clubhouse on April 15 and 22 and at Jerry’s on April 29. Bill’s grill will be on at 5:30 pm. Inform Bill if you intend to eat. Jerry will serve pizza.

2.  The next work session will be Monday at 5:00 pm PM on April 22, 2019 before the run session

3.The next business meeting will be held at 6:30PM at tthe Clubhouse on May 6, 2019. Grill on at 5:30 pm. Inform Bill if you intend to eat.

B. Minutes of the previous meeting of March 4, 2019 were read by Secretary Reed Ostrander.

          1. Jerry moved acceptance and was seconded by Bill.

a. The minutes were accepted as written.

C. The treasurer’s report was presented by Bill Little.

1. As of this date there is $1152.00 in the treasury.

a. Chip moved acceptance and was seconded by Reed.

                    b. The report was accepted as presented.

D. Old Business            .

1. The slip switches and associated Tam motors are being replaced on the roundhouse module.

 2. Run at Mobile went well.

a. Logging modules that shorted need fixing. See A.2. above.

3. Reed proposed that we buy metal end-of-track bumpers to replace broken plastic bumpers on the roundhouse module. Ten will be needed at approximately $50.00 total

                    a. Bill seconded the proposal.

                    b. The proposal passed.

4. Chip will do May presentation if able.

E. New Business

1. Reed will do presentatiion for June on the Developmment of Steam and Railroad Engines.

2. Reed will reconstruct the radius on Bill’s layout to better handle long cars.

3.Charles suggested we revise or do new bios on all members to place on web page.

a. Proposed by Bill and seconded by Steve.

 b. The motion passed.

4. Bill moved that the Club buy two new folding chairs for not more than $50.00.

a. Jerry seconded the motion. The motion passed.

F. Good and welfare

1. Good wishes to Sean’s son and Chip with their medical travails.

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


Respectfully Submitted by  D. Reed Ostrander


            PMRC HO Division