Meeting Minutes

April 2021

September 2021 to April 2022 season

November 2, 2021

The 5 Corners snowmobile club meeting was called to order by President Scott DeRuyter

The secretary’s report was approved as read

The treasurer’s report was approved as read

Trails-check with landowners, let Bob know changes, he must have in by the end of November. What they have on paper needs to match the GPS in groomer. Was suggested to put GPS on ATV and ride the whole trail before snow

Tucker- decals are on, measured for a new windshield, put track back on, needs an oil change yet

NKM- attendance was down for the snow show, Arctic Cat and Yamaha not there, Plymouth Snow Rangers had a 50th year celebration, safety classes will have to follow the COVID protocols of the building they are having the class in. NKM website had 42,000 hits. Cascade club pizza party is Nov 5th. Kewaskum and Kiel have safety classes set up; Falls is working on one. Howards Grove safety class is Dec 7, 9, 14th at Laack's Hall

Old Business:

· 50th Anniversary dinner the night of the December meeting. The meeting time will be moved up to 6:30, with the dinner at 7:00. Amy asked if anyone could digitize the photos from the scrapbooks, looking for small snowmobiles as table decorations. Feel free to ask business for raffle prizes

· All the raffle tickets were sold and turned in

· Clothing order-make sure to send to Shari by Nov 10th

· Scott would like a committee to work on getting the bridge over the Onion River by Jensemas rebuilt. It will be a lot of work that will take years

New Business:

· Gift cards for landowners, Dale moved to purchase fifty of them for $40, worth $50, Wayne seconded it. All in favor

· Bridge-Dale will have it done by December 15th

· Groomer drivers- anybody interested in learning will need to work with Robin & Pete

· December meeting meal will be chicken and tips, salad bar

· Chuck’s bridge is not done. Falls club measured but Chuck has not heard any more. The trail will not go through if it is not fixed

· Commercial Sponsors-Chissy’s and Kim’s Five Corners, Pete moved for us to pay the sponsorship fee, Tim seconded it. All in favor

· Scott reported on the AWSC convention

Raffle- Paul Meyer sold the most at 40 tickets and Wayne Ver Duin sold 30, they both received a Chissy’s gift card

$50 Mike Schaefer

$30 Matt Katte

$20 Nick Kertcher

$10 Eric Del Ponte

Robin suggested we get Chissy’s and Kim’s apparel to thank them for what they do for the club, Erich moved to go ahead with that, Wayne seconded it. All in favor

Erich moved to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Matt. All in favor

October 5, 2021

The 5 Corners snowmobile club meeting was called to order by President Scott DeRuyter

The secretary’s report was approved as read

The treasurer’s report was approved as read

Trails-check with landowners, let Bob know changes, he has to have in by the end of November

Tucker-painted, put back together, decals are ordered

NKM-40’ rule is moving forward, GPS tracking will not come out of funding, GPS mandatory by November, there is a Sheboygan County Holiday hunt this year, KAOS needs silent auction items for convention

Old Business:

· Decals ordered for Tucker

· 50th Anniversary Ideas-suggested at Hingham Hall, Dean suggested we have a dinner at the December meeting, invite landowners as well. Will need a RSVP and check with Chissy’s if they will cook for that many. Amy and Debbie will start organizing, I will put together an invite

New Business:

· Once the decals are on the Tucker, need a group pic

· Convention-Scott and Judy are going, anyone else that wants to let Scott know

· Apparel, Shari Van Wyk put together all the info, I will email out, deadline for ordering is Nov 10, clothes can be picked up at December meeting

· Trail-someone from the Falls club measured Chuck’s bridge to get the wood, hopefully it gets done

· Dean was going through old club records, will bring some of it to the 50th anniversary party

· NKM insurance is due $643.03, Erich moved to pay it, seconded by Dale, all in favor

· All the raffle tickets are out to sell, need to be turned in at the November meeting

Luke moved to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Pete. All in favor

September 14, 2021

The 5 Corners snowmobile club meeting was called to order by President Scott DeRuyter.

The secretary’s report was approved as read.

The treasurer’s report was approved as read.

Trails-We used all the funding right away because of the good year. Went into supplemental. New signs and stakes were ordered. GPS on groomer, the $250 came out of funding but will not anymore. Landowner lists were handed out, let Bob know any changes.

Tucker-The hood is painted, will paint the cab tomorrow, should be put back together in the next 3 weeks. Scott wants to take a picture with the old and new tucker for the club's 50th anniversary this year. We will send out an e-mail to schedule the picture.

NKM-AWSC is putting in a harassment policy because there is so much arguing at the AWSC meeting. The workshop is in the Dells in October.

New Business:

· Please pick up raffle tickets to sell, we have 250. Terri moved to give the 2 top sellers a Chissy’s gift card, seconded by Tim. All in favor. Raffle tickets need to be turned in by the start of the November meeting

· 50th Anniversary-Some ideas brought up, open house at Kim’s, possibly in Feb so trails could be open, beer and lunch, invite past members and landowners. Another was a dinner at Chissy’s for members and landowners. Amy offered to help

· Tucker-Was sold in 3 days, for $11,000

· AWSC convention in the Dells Oct 22-24

· Snow Show in Milwaukee Oct 15-17

· Judy redid the website, let her know if it is all right

· Apparel- Should we get some with the club 50yrs with the logo. Dale will ask Shari if she will put it together

· Bridge by Stoney Creek, will put on new decking, make it 2ft wider.

· Trail may need to be a little wider for the new groomer and trimmed higher, Ongna woods will need work

· Sheboygan Falls had there 50 years this past summer, a picnic in the park, invited landowners and members

· Chuck’s bridge-needs a new West approach, Falls club said it will be done by the end of September, we will see

· Trail to Hingham-could be awhile, need to talk to all landowners, it will run through Camp Riversite, Dave will look into it

Erich moved to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Andy. All in favor

April 6, 2021

The meeting was called to order by President Scott DeRuyter

The minutes were approved as read

The treasurer’s report was read

Trail report:

  • It was a great year, thanks to everyone for all the hard work

  • Send all hours to Bob

  • Should be getting supplemental in September

  • Signs can come out March 15th, must close trails April 1st


Tucker: new tucker drives nice, pulled all the stickers off, paint is faded. Will repaint


NKM:

  • The snow show is Oct 15-17 in Milwaukee

  • 11 fatalities

  • 435 hours grooming Sheboygan County

  • 22,379 trail passes sold, 4 million in the trail pass fund


Old Business: NONE


New Business:

  • New Tucker:

      • How much is it worth? Discussion of $10-20,000

          • Chuck moved to start at $15,000, min $10,000, sell at the board’s discretion, seconded by Erich. The motion passed.

      • Repaint?

          • Tim moved to repaint, seconded by Terri. The motion passed

      • Storage

          • Dale moved to pay Dean $500 for storage, seconded by Terri. The motion passed.

  • 50th year for 5 Corners Snowmobile Club, we should take a pic with the old and new tucker

  • Raffle-Pete moved to get 250 tickets again next year to sell, seconded by Andy. The motion passed.

  • Sept 14th will be the next meeting

  • Bridge maintenance

      • The new one was hit twice

      • Chuck’s bridge needs to be fixed, which is technically Falls Club responsibility. Maybe we should take responsibility for it if they won’t fix it.

  • Dale needs angle iron, stakes, and signs


Elections: Chuck moved to cast a unanimous ballot for Bob, Cory, and Robin, seconded by Wayne. The motion passed.

Raffle winner

$50-Carole Schubert

$30-Jerry Hietpas

$20-Ray Falkowski

$10-Nicole Lorier


Bob moved to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Luke. The motion passed.