Meeting Minutes

November 1, 2022

The meeting was called to order by President Scott DeRuyter

The secretary’s and treasurer’s report were approved as read

Trails: let Bob know by the end of the month any landowner changes, crops are coming off. When Bob checked the woods behind the County hospital, there were a lot of trees down. Make sure to check the woods ahead of time. There will be a small trail change by Kim’s 5 Corners, because of the new road. Keep track of all hours, it adds up.

Tucker: will be getting a checkup soon

NKM: 206 miles of trail are up for DNR approval, funding for trails on lakes is being considered. AWSC might not go to the Milwaukee snow show anymore, just not enough attendance. SNARS make sure data is sent before logging off. The GPS for the groomer needs to be replaced, Mike Holden has ours. We will need to send the old one back. Plymouth Snow Rangers had 19 kids attending, go to the DNR site Go Wild for a list of classes

Old Business:

· Raffle tickets should have been turned in at the start of the meeting

· If anyone needs help brushing, we can set a date

· Groomer drivers, Dale and Chuck would volunteer

· Club Insurance-was mailed but it couldn’t be delivered, so it needed to be paid ASAP at the Oct NKM meeting. So, it is taken care of

New Business:

· Landowner gift cards-they are worth $50, we pay $13 and Chissy’s covers the rest. We need 54 of them. Pete moved a motion to purchase them again, seconded by Bob. The motion passed.

· Food for Christmas party, pizza, and sides. And there will be a $10 gift exchange for anyone interested.

· The winner of the Chissy’s gift card for selling the most raffle tickets go to Paul Meyer-60 tickets

Raffle winners:

$50 Karl Knauf

$30 Bob Ulickey

$20 Mike DeBruine

$10 Brandon Kreutzer

Matt moved to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Charlie. The motion passed.

October 4, 2022

The meeting was called to order by President Scott DeRuyter

The secretary’s and treasurer’s report were approved as read

Trails: call landowners, any reroutes let Bob know by the next meeting, check signs, replace if needed

Tucker: collecting dust

NKM: Mike Holden was here. DNR is short of help. 383 new miles of funded trail was applied for, raise for grooming, raise for marking. Falls safety class is scheduled for Oct 27, Nov 3, and Nov 10. Limited to 16 students. Oct 21-23 is the Fall Workshop early registration is by Oct 9th. Oct 14 & 15 is the snow show in Milwaukee. GPS tracking units may need to be replaced.

Old Business:

· Raffle tickets need to be turned in by Nov meeting, please sell all

New Business:

· Club insurance is due in Nov usually

· AWSC workshop-let Scott know if interested in going

· Info Sign on trail in Waldo needs to be cleaned and updated. Dean will do it

· Commercial Sponsors- do we want to pay for Kim's and Chissy’s again. Erich moved to pay for their commercial sponsorship members, seconded by Pete. The motion passed.

Terri moved to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Tim. The motion passed.

September 13, 2022

The meeting was called to order by President Scott DeRuyter

The secretary’s and treasurer’s report were approved as read

Trails: call landowners, any reroutes let Bob know

Tucker: parked and waiting for snow

NKM: looking into funding for trail rollers

Chucks bridge is waiting for funding approval, the rest of the bridges are good

AWSC convention is in Wausau

The books were audited, they were good

We have 250 raffle tickets to see, due at the beginning of the November meeting

Steve moved to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Andy.

April 5, 2022

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-were leveled great. GPS worked and is updated. Can pull stakes anytime and let Bob know

Tucker- might be an oil leak, and need to tighten up the track some more

NKM- banner for Breakfast on the Farm is made, all clubs are contributing. Mike Holden says a grant is submitted for Chuck’s bridge, could be approved in August.

AWSC: everyone is re-elected. Secretary of DNR was the speaker. Passed an ordinance so that they could run during another incident like Covid.

Old Business:

· Breakfast on the Farm banner. $75 for advertising. Tim moved to contribute the $75, seconded by Bob. All in favor

New Business:

· Trails can come out

· Bob Stodyk will need help taking out his trail. Dean said he will do it

· Tucker storage fee. Dale moved to give Dean $500, seconded by Tim. All in favor

· CD-should we put some back in? Erich moved to put $10,000 into the CD, seconded by Luke. All in favor

· Raffle tickets-Matt moved to get 250 raffle tickets; Andy seconded it. All in favor

Elections: Dean, Dan and Pete are up for re-election. Chuk moved to cast a unanimous ballot to re-elect-Dean, Dan and Pete and close nominations, Terri seconded it. All in favor

Raffle-

$50 Matt Katte

$30 Bonnie Eigenberger

$20 Sharon Eigenberger

$10 Roberta Knier

Our next meeting will be September 13th, Dues will be $20 up to the first meeting. $25 after that, deadline of December meeting to be renewed

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

March 1, 2022

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-the GPS is working on the groomer. It needs to be updated

Tucker- ran over a tree in cascade, the track almost came off

NKM- hosted by us at 5 corners tap

Old Business:

· None

New Business:

· The convention is coming up

· Elections-Dean, Dan and Peter are up for reelection

· Breakfast on the farm donation will be decided next year

· Food for the bust-up party in April

Raffle-

$50 Bridgette Gonnering

$30 Lori Veldboom

$20 Nancy VanWyk

$10 Julia Hofmann

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

February 1, 2022

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-Cheryl is retiring from the county office, we got a $3400 check already, should be $4000 coming yet. Waiting for snow

Tucker- ready

NKM- get spring projects submitted, Larry Rietbrock will help with paperwork. New trail maps should be printed, sell map ads online. NKM website has 45,000 hits, 4-5000 a month. Elections will be at the February meeting. AWSC is looking for current ideas for the fall workshops.

Old Business:

· Breakfast on the farm-looking for a $1000 donation to be at gold level, $75 a club with name on a board

· Digitize scrapbooks- anyone want to?

· Feb 24th NKM meeting is at Five Corners Tap; we are hosting. 7:00

· Food donations will go to the Adell food pantry

New Business:

· Dues for NKM are $60. Chuck moved to pay, seconded by Cory. The motion passed

· Fischer’s put in the outlet at Kim’s, cost $160

· Chuck moved to give Dean a baseball hat with the new logo, seconded by Erich. The motion passed

· Trail ride-will send email if it snows

· Reimburse Jamie for Microsoft Office 365 to type minutes and roster. $69.99. Bob moved, seconded by Terri. The motion passed.

Raffle-

$50 Lori Faulkner

$30 Bonnie Eigenberger

$20 Julia Hoffmann

$10 Lori Veldboom

Pete moved to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Andy. The motion passed

January 4, 2022

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-get all hours turned into Bob

Tucker- is 100% ready to roll, just need snow

NKM- website hits are up, the 40’ rule passed. Also, headlights need to be dimmed when approaching vehicles, 41,000 trail passes were sold by the December meeting, convention elections, there will be a groomer shop at the directors meeting in St Germain, Feb 2 & 3, Greenbush is having issues on the 23 trail, where they have the construction fence, the drag will take it out. The Jan meeting is at Odyssey in Falls

Old Business: None

New Business:

· It was brought up to sponsor Breakfast on the Farm, sounds like a good idea. Scott will get the details and we can decide at one of the next meetings

· Would someone like to digitize the scrapbooks? Maybe hire someone, Amy will look into it

· Robin is looking for a volunteer to install an outlet on the shed at 5 Corners, to plug the groomer in

· NKM meeting in Feb, the third Thursday is hosted by us at 5 Corners. NKM dues will be due then also

· Amy thanked everyone for the great party, as surprised and grateful for all the donations

· Club ride-when the trails open, on a Saturday afternoon, meet at 5 Corners, will send out an email

· Chuck’s bridge is fixed for now, there are 3 bids to fix it for good, next year

Raffle-

$50 Chris Duchow

$30 Scott Ongna

$20 Mike DeBruine

$10 Jacob Tenpas

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

December 7, 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-Make sure trails are in by Dec 15th, turn hours in to Bob. He has the landowner list turned in. we should be ready

Tucker- Robin needs two helpers on his trail, lights are on, just need a couple more minor fixes

NKM- website hits are up, the 40’ rule passed. Also, headlights need to be dimmed when approaching vehicles

Old Business:

· Apparel is here for pickup, make check out to 5 Corners

· The January meeting will be at 5 Corners Tap

· The bridge Dale was working on is done, 14’ wide now

· Robin needs help with 7 to 8 trees that fell, he has an ATV and UTV to use

· The bill for the website is $10, Erich moved to pay it, seconded by Pete. All in favor

Raffle-

$50 Robin Dorzak

$30 Bruce Neerhoff

$20 Bonnie Broder

$10 Jeff Fliss

Dale presented Pat and Kim from 5 Corners Tap a sweatshirt as thanks for what they do for the club

Mike Holden presented the club a certificate from the AWSC for 50 years of membership

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

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