April 2018 Meeting Minutes

The April meeting of the North Dallas RC Club occurred on April 25, 2018 at the Frisco Public Library.
Club President Greg Pulcini called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve the March meeting minutes as published. Approval
passed unanimously, by voice vote.
VISITORS — No visitors
PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Greg Pulcini:
Greg reminded those present of the NDRCC Float Fly this coming Saturday the 28th and our Warbirds
Over Texas coming up in June.
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Patrick McNamara:
Patrick initiated a conversation on AMA efforts to preserve the special rule that allows us to fly without
the restrictions the FAA is attempting to put on drones. AMA has been sending emails that allow each
of us to send our opinions to our congressman.
SECRETARY’S REPORT — Billy Slater:
I want to correct something that was said during the March meeting. I do bring bottled water to keep
the water cooler filled but I save the receipts and turn them in for reimbursement at the end of the year.
The cost of this bottled water is normally $140 to $160 per year.
TREASURER’S REPORT — Dave Cotton:
Billy Slater presented the financial report from information supplied by Dave Cotton who is away.
Slides were presented showing a snapshot of quicken database showing activity in March
$10K check was for last of the ladder CDs
checks to return overpaid subscription and table top repairs written
other expenses were electricity and porta-potty
Overall balance of accounts increased by approximately 0.4K
Last of Cds purchased
renewing cd will increase to 1.5% from current 1% giving us over $800 annual
income
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve the March financial report as presented. Approval
passed unanimously, by voice vote.

MEMBERSHIP REPORT – Bruce Lakatos:
Bruce reports 147 members as of the date of this meeting.
FIELD REPORT — Rodney Mcentire:
The automatic gate has been fixed.

Bruce Lakatos has fertilized and put down bug killer.
SAFETY REPORT — Gerry Bishop:
No incidents reported. Be Safe
SOUND REPORT – Billy Slater:
No report
TRAINING – Dave Schaefer
No Report
RAFFLE — Olga Lawson-Andrews :
No raffle was held.
CD REPORTS and EVENTS:
Float Fly is this coming Saturday the 28th. Landing fee is $20 and includes lunch.
Warbirds Over Texas is coming up in early June. An additional 5-6 volunteers are needed. See Charles
Shafer. Also donations are needed for the raffle. See Charles if you have items.
OLD BUSINESS:
None
NEW BUSINESS:
None
Business portion of meeting closed at 7:30 PM
SHOW AND TELL:
None
Presentation:
None