September 2017 Minutes


20 September 2017

The September meeting convened at 2000 by Tim Tomlinson.

 Minutes: The minutes of the August meeting were presented and approved on a motion by Joe Matthews and second by Bob Emmert.  All ayes. 

 Treasurer’s Report: The September Treasurer’s Report was presented.   Membership was 420 paid members.  Motion to approve was by Kam, second by Steve M.  All Ayes. Treasurer’s Reports are attached for details.

New Members: Carly Botts and DrewLogan.  Motion by Steve M, Second by Joe M.  All ayes.

Officers’ Reports: None presented.

 Old Business: Clay has purchased the materials for the new target holders. They will be installed soon.  Item Open.

Drafts of revised Club by-laws have been posted on the Club website and draft copies are in the pistol range. Voting will take place at the AGM in March.  Item Open.

The Club needs to remove lead from the pistol range when we have a work day and complete work on range curtains.  Item Open.

Kam purchased new types of target holders for the outdoor range and will be evaluated soon. Item Open.

Clay has had the Polaris repaired and it is in service.  Item Closed.

No update on CMP sanctioned .22LR event or on new revolver competition. Item Open.

New Business:  Eric Sloat made a motion to discontinue the nonmember/member rate on public shoots. All participants will pay $8 for adults and $4 for youth shooters. Second by Bernie.  Motion carried on a voice vote.  Item Closed

The post at the front gate has rotted away.  After a new post is obtained a work day will be scheduled to install it. Item Open.

 Comments and Announcements: 

The WIU Sportsmen’s Club is holding a banquet Oct 21st at the VFW in Macomb.  Tickets are available starting at $40.  That includes a membership to the NWTF. 

Joe Vandemark is confined to a wheel chair and would welcome any visitors or phone calls.  Clay has Joe’s phone number.

Upcoming Shoots:     

21 Sept Indoor Sporter League starts;

23 Sept Fall Tight Group Shoot starts;

24 .22LR Extreme Buffalo Shoot;

8 Oct Muzzle Loader Buffalo Shoot;

15 Oct Center Fire Buffalo Shoot;

Motion to Adjourn by Homer S. second by Larry T.  All ayes.