Pensacola Model Railroad Club

HO Division


Minutes of the Business Meeting

of March 4, 2019


I. The business meeting was called to order at 6:29 PM by President Charles Tucker.

Officers attending: President Charles Tucker, Vice-president Jerry DuPont, Treasurer Bill Little, Secretary Reed Ostander.

Members: Howard Cowgill, Banks Edwards, Steve Grenot, Justin Kelmer, Jacob Navarro, Sean O’Brien, Richard Simmons; Visitor: .

            A. Announcements

1. The next run session(s) will be at 6:00 PM at the Club House on March 11 and 25, 2019. Grill on at 5:30 pm. Inform Bill if you intend to eat.

2. The next business meeting will be held at 6:30PM at the Club House on April 1, 2019. Grill on at 5:30 pm. Inform Bill if you intend to eat.

3. The Mobile show at the Via Center on Dauphin Street at will be March 16 and 17. Set up will be March 15 at 12:00 PM.

B. Minutes of the previous meeting of February 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 $1131.51 in the treasury.

                                    a.  jacob moved acceptance and was seconded by Steve

                                    b. The report was accepted as presented.

            D. Old Business

                        1. Announcements:

a. Reed will be giving a Leisure Learning talk on March 27 at 1:00 PM On Old and Modern Trains in the U. S. and Europe.

b. Thanks to Reed and Jerry for making progress on the Round House by replacing the slip switches.

                                    c. Following members will be at the Mobile show Friday and Saturday:

1) Reed, Charles, Bill (will take over trailer), Howard, Jacob, Richard, Dustin.

f. Charles will be at the show on Sunday after 12:00 PM. Sean will pick up the trailer after the show while returning from Birrmingham.

            E. New Business

                        1. Dustin Kelmer’s was placed in nomination for Club membership by Chip.

                                    a. The nomination was seconded by Reed.

                                    b. The nomination was accepted unanimously.

2. Presntations will be made by Chip in April 9 (subject?), in May by Jerry (subject?).

3. Bill made a motion to set aside $500.00 for a new, larger double axled trailer fund.

                                    a. The motion was seconded by Banks.

                                    b. The motion was passed.

            F. Bill made a motion to purchase new locks for the trailer.

                        1. The motion was seconded by ?

                        2. The motion passed. Dustin will look into purchasing new locks..

            G.  Good and Welfare

                        1. Chip will be looking at surgery in June and Chemo and PT leading up to that.

                        2. Sean’s son will get tratment in Birmingham on the 10th 0f April.

            H. The meeting was adjourned at 7:08 PM


Respectfully Submitted by  D. Reed Ostrander


            PMRC HO Division