RURAL CASS SNOWMOBILE CLUB MONTHLY MEETING MINUTES
April 18, 2023
Pit 88, Armenia, ND
14 members present & Riley
7:06 pm. Club President Symington called the meeting to order.
- $47k in bank
- Still owed a possible $3k from state for grooming reimbursements
- Season sponsorship dollars totalled around $7300. SnowJam netted about $1800.
- season membership was 103 paid memberships
- Club Goal, Grow club until we get our own state owned groomer
- Sign removal. Hoping to get it all done the weekend of April 29th, weather pending.
- Next season advertise to pay groomer operators to get more participation. State covers $14/hour. Maybe offer $25/hour? Offering to College kids/non-members. We need more active groomer operators.
- Set a summer club get together/cookout/sign building party. Spencer is going to order 1000 new sign faces/posts.
- Look into local summer parades to participate in with a club float(Harwood-o’rama, Casselton summer fest, Leonard Days, West Fest, etc)
- At summer get together, set details for fall kick-off party
- Do a club raffle(200 mini sled?) starting this summer and ending at SnowJam 24’
- Look into trail reroutes next season due to diversion around Harwood. Also look into hooking into Cattails trails in Hunter. Long term goal would be to add a loop into Grandin.
- August the Club officials will be meeting with the Diversion Authority again to see what can be done for next season trails around Harwood.
- Sell the trailer sitting behind the Connex on the north loop
- We updated a number of club by-laws to better suit the current club and membership.
Annual Club Officer/Board of Director Voting(all 1 year terms)
- Spencer Symington – Re-Elected President
- Toby Bryson – Elected Vice-President
- Zach Bohn – Re-Elected Treasurer
- Jeff Kolnes – Elected Secretary
- Brent Haugen(past president) – Elected Grooming Coordinator
- Rod Clause – Elected Fundraising Coordinator
- Dirk Horak – Elected Communications Director
- Paul Schlabz – Elected North Loop Trail Coordinator
- Tim Tigges – Re-Elected South Loop Trail Coordinator
8:45 Meeting adjourned