August 2021 – Meeting Minutes

The August 2021 meeting of the North Dallas RC Club occurred on August 18, 2021 via ZOOM.
President Josh Kleen called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM.
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve July 2021 meeting minutes as published. Approval
passed unanimously, by voice vote.
VISITORS – New Member Glen Holley was present.
PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Josh Kleen:
The meeting was held via ZOOM rather than in person at Addison Airport due to one of Josh’s family
member coming down with COVID. The family member is doing well and expected to completely
recover.
Field looks good thanks to Dale and members of the mowing team. Thanks to all.
Field rehab will start in the near future to repair damage done during WBOT rain.
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Wayne Shuck:
Wayne stated that someone had put a sticker on the Brewer Road gate saying to leave it open. This lead
to a later discussion.
SECRETARY’S REPORT — Billy Slater:
Richardson Radio Control Club is having a swap meet September 25 at the Allen High School Cafeteria.
The RRCC web page referencing this event is
https://www.rrcc.org/swap-meet-2019
TREASURER’S REPORT — Dave Cotton:
Dave reported the financial condition as of the end of July.
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve the financial report as presented by Dave. Approval
passed unanimously, by voice vote.
MEMBERSHIP REPORT – Bruce Lakatos:
Bruce reports 156 members as of the date of the meeting.
FIELD REPORT — Rex Lawerance:
Rex was not present,
The field was reported as looking great.

Dale O’Daniel reported hitting a piece of pipe with one of the mowers causing unknown damage while
mowing the new entry way.
Someone put a sticker on the Brewer Road gate saying to leave it open. As discussed this gate is to be
left closed but unlocked while members are present at the field.
SAFETY REPORT — Charles Schafer:
Charles was not present.
No safety incidents were reported.
SOUND REPORT – Billy Slater:
Nothing to report.
TRAINING – Rich Phillips:
Two people are in training.
RAFFLE –Rich Phillips :
No raffle was held.
CD REPORTS and EVENTS:
The NDRCC Float Fly is tentatively scheduled for October 30 at Lake Dallas.
The Mayor of Lake Dallas has offered to supply a golf cart shuttle at the Float Fly because of the limited
parking.
OLD BUSINESS:
Josh reported that work on the field to repair damage done by the WBOT rain is planned for some time
in September once the temperature moderates, A tractor is to be rented and dirt is to be brought in.
Josh reported that new houses to the North and development to the South needs to be watched with
respect to our sound levels.
NEW BUSINESS:
None discussed.
Business portion of meeting closed at 7:30 PM
SHOW AND TELL:
None

Presentation:
Josh did a presentation on the new required FAA “no fail” test. This can be found at
https://trust.pilotinstitute.com/?gclid=CjwKCAjwgviIBhBkEiwA10D2jzks3IRIhm4EAlQXL0EPoZVYQfVi4g6
FkU8TPO5tCYl7-k1gxqzaRhoCUYQQAvD_BwE
Program:
None