November 2019 – Meeting Minutes

The November 2019 meeting of the North Dallas RC Club occurred on November 25, 2019 at
the Frisco Public Library. President Dave Schaefer called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
A motion was made, and seconded to approve the October 2019 meeting minutes as published.
Approval passed unanimously by voice vote.
VISITORS – Noah Golly new member
PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Dave Schaefer:
Scouts demo was a success. More about this in CD Reports.
Dave discussed LiPo care and emphasized proper storage. He also discussed that we should let
other family members know what should be done with batteries in the event of our passing to
prevent a second tragedy.
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Patrick McNamara:
Not present.
SECRETARY’S REPORT — Billy Slater:
No report.
TREASURER’S REPORT — Dave Cotton:
Dave reported the financial condition as of the end of October .
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 157 members as of the date of the meeting.
FIELD REPORT — Rodney Mcentire:
Rodney reported mowing is up to date.
Maintenance on mowers is needed. Current vendor has moved to Mckinney. An alternate
vendor for this maintenance whose location is Denton is being looked at.
SAFETY REPORT — Charles Schafer:
One incident with a member flying West of the runway was reported. That member was
warned.

SOUND REPORT – Billy Slater:
No report.
TRAINING – Rich Phillips:
Not present.
RAFFLE –Olga Lawson-Andrews :
The quarterly prize is a F-16 EDF from Horizon. It will be raffled at the December meeting along
with many other items.
CD REPORTS and EVENTS:
Charles Schafer reported that the Scouts demo at BSA Camp Wisdom was a success with more
than 600 Scouts in attendance. Large models for display and smaller models were flown. Dave
Schaefer flew his helicopter, Dale O’Daniel flew his quadcopter and Josh Kleen ran his turbine
jet. The AMA supplied a large number of small hand out models and brochures which were
handed out to eager scouts.
OLD BUSINESS:
The proposed rule limit on flying fuel power planes to between 9am – 7pm was discussed. Some
members believed that the limit was too restrictive. The vote was put on hold pending further
discussion and a review of our lease.
Gate on Brewer road is to be replaced once a gate is obtained.
Charles Schafer organized a sale of long time member John Grubbs equipment. John is no
longer to fly.
NEW BUSINESS:
Nominations for NDRCC officers for 2020 were taken. They are:
President David Schaefer
Vice President Josh Kleen
Secretary Billy Slater
Treasury Dave Cotton

Field Rodney McTentire
Membership Bruce Lakatos
Appointed Positions are:
Safety Charles Schaefer
Sound Billy Slater
Training Rich Phillips
Webmaster Scott Hazard
Raffle Rex Lawerance
Business portion of the meeting closed at 7:40 PM
SHOW AND TELL:
Dave Schaefer brought a small stick built model designed for a COX 020. This was from a kit by
Willy Nillies Models
https://willynillies.com/
Presentation:
None
Program:
None