February 2022 – Meeting Minutes

The February meeting of the North Dallas RC Club occurred on February 16, 2022 via ZOOM. The
meeting was called to order at 7:04 PM.
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve January meeting minutes as published with a correction
to the dates for WBOT to June 10 and 11th. Approval passed unanimously, by voice vote.
VISITORS – None
PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Josh Kleen:
Josh joined late in the meeting and his comments are in the new business section.
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Wayne Shuck:
Wayne was not present.
SECRETARY’S REPORT — Billy Slater:
No report.
TREASURER’S REPORT — Art Wagner:
Art reported the financial condition as of the end of January .
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve the financial as presented by Art. Approval passed
unanimously, by voice vote.
Art discussed the need to cover the increased cost of the payment processing by Square. Square’s
software has greatly decreased the workload on the management of membership data but has
increased its cost to the club.
MEMBERSHIP REPORT – Bruce Lakatos:
Bruce reports 123 members as of the date of the meeting.
FIELD REPORT — Rex Lawerance:
Rex was not present. Art Wagner reported on work done on the fence and other areas and thanked
those who helped.
Don Hafer donated a lawn mower to the field crew. Thanks Don.
SAFETY REPORT — Charles Schafer:
A large plane crashed into the fence causing damage after going into “fail safe”.

SOUND REPORT – Billy Slater:

No Report.
TRAINING – Rich Phillips:
Rich is working with two students. He has a third student and is working to schedule with this individual.
RAFFLE –Rich Phillips :
No raffle this month.
CD REPORTS and EVENTS:
Lou Montanaro Fun Fly is scheduled for March 26th.
Aero Tow is scheduled for the third week in April.
Float Fly is scheduled for last Saturday in April.
WBOT is scheduled for June 10 and 11th.
OLD BUSINESS:
No old business was discussed.
NEW BUSINESS:
A proposed increase in membership fees was proposed. This prompted a discussion both pro and con.
Since this change will likely require a change to the bylaws this will be discussed further and a formal
proposal will be submitted to membership before a vote after a 30 day review period.
Business portion of meeting closed at 7:47 PM
SHOW AND TELL:
None
Presentation:
Dave gave a presentation on the safe handling of LiPo and other types of batteries.
Program:
No Program.