December 2020 Meeting Minutes

The December meeting of the North Dallas RC Club occurred on December 16,2020 via ZOOM due to the
COVID pandemic. President Dave Schaefer called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve the November meeting minutes as published. Approval
passed unanimously, by voice vote.
VISITORS – None
PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Dave Schaefer:
The Richardson RC club got their lease extension approved for their field. Thanks to all NDRCC members
who helped with this.
Thanks to all who served NDRCC in various capacities:
Josh Kleen, Billy Slater, Dave Cotton, Rodney Mcentire, Bruce Lakatos, Charles Schafer, Rich Phillips,
Dale O’Daniel, Art Wagner, and others that I may have missed.
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Josh Kleen:
Congratulations to RRCC on their new lease. They agreed to reduce their noise limit by half from 101dBa
to 98dBa.
SECRETARY’S REPORT — Billy Slater:
No Report.
TREASURER’S REPORT — Dave Cotton:
Dave is looking into using the financial tools SQUARE offers and dropping Quicken as his reporting tool.
Dave reported the financial condition as of the end of November.
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve the financial report as presented by Dave Cotton.
Approval passed unanimously, by voice vote.
MEMBERSHIP REPORT – Bruce Lakatos:
Bruce reports 166 members as of the date of the meeting. 50 members have renewed for 2021.
FIELD REPORT — Rodney Mcentire:
Charles Schafer reported that the mowers are in for maintenance and will be back soon. One has a
clutch problem that took some negotiating to get an economical repair.
SAFETY REPORT — Charles Schafer:
No incidents reported.

Charles asked that low passes be kept East of the runway, no closer than the grass runway. Also the
sidewalk to the pits is not be used as a taxiway.
Dave Cotton reported that he had a propeller come apart resulting in a blade being embedded in a
garage wall. Make sure that there is no one in the arc of the propeller when running up an engine or
electric motor at the field.
SOUND REPORT – Billy Slater:
No Report.
TRAINING – Rich Phillips:
One pilot received his turbine waiver. One other turbine waiver is in the works.
RAFFLE — :
A raffle was held for a Tower Sport 46-60 60” PNP model. Charles Schafer won this raffle.
CD REPORTS and EVENTS:
WBOT is being planned for the second weekend in June 2021.
Float Fly is tentatively planned for the 1st weekend in May.
OLD BUSINESS:
The following individuals were nominated in the November 2020 meeting for the respective positions:
President – Josh Kleen
Vice President – Wayne Shuck
Secretary – Billy Slater
Treasurer – Dave Cotton
Membership – Bruce Lakatos
Field Coordinator – Rex Lawrence
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve the candidates above for their respective positions for
service in 2021. Approval passed unanimously, by voice vote.
NEW BUSINESS:
None
Business portion of meeting closed at 7:40 PM

SHOW AND TELL:
Billy Slater presented an Orbit 10 channel reed RC set used in the late 50’s thru the late 60’s
Dave Schaefer presented a K&B 09, a rudder only ACE transmitter and a Senior Falcon stick built model
that appeared to be ready to cover.
Presentation:
None
Program:
None