October 2017 Meeting Minutes

The October meeting of the North Dallas RC Club occurred on Wednesday October 18, 2017 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 September meeting minutes as published.  Approval passed unanimously, by voice vote.

VISITORS — Jim Kiefer who is returning to RC after a long absence.

PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Greg Pulcini: Dave Schaefer will be giving a program on use and care of LiPo batteries tonight. There will be no Boy Scout event this coming Saturday October 21st. The Snowball Express event will be held December 9-13 at the Hilton Anatole. Volunteers are needed, see Patrick if you are interested. Charles Schafer will be doing a program on gas engine tuning at the November club meeting.

VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Patrick McNamara:   November meeting will be THURSDAY November 16th, not Wednesday due to the unavailable of the  meeting room. The Christmas Party will be the December meeting and held at the current meeting at the Frisco Library. The Richardson club will have a Drone presentation that was discussed at earlier NDRCC meetings. We are to be invited as soon as it is rescheduled.

SECRETARY’S REPORT — Billy Slater:  The trash barrel at the field should be emptied and taken to the landlord’s dumpster when you notice that it is full. Any member is authorized and qualified to take on this task.  Take crashed airplanes and empty fuel jugs home with you. Don’t put them in the trash barrel.

TREASURER’S REPORT — Dave Cotton:  In the absence of Dave , Billy Slater presented Dave’s status report. A motion was made, and seconded, to approve the financial report  as presented.  Approval passed unanimously, by voice vote.

MEMBERSHIP REPORT – Bruce Lakatos:  Bruce reports that membership stand at 170 as of the October meeting.

FIELD REPORT — Rodney Mcentire:   Rodney reports that quotes are being obtained for gravel to improve the driveway into the field.

SAFETY REPORT — Gerry Bishop:   No Report.

SOUND REPORT – Billy Slater:  No Report.

TRAINING – Dave Schaefer Several students are in training.

RAFFLE — Rex Lawrence: Big prize for the October raffle is a ͞Executive Jet͟ ARF.


OLD BUSINESS:  Jim Gordon has located a possible indoor site at a church gym in McKinney.

NEW BUSINESS:   No new business.

Business portion of meeting closed at 7:25 PM

SHOW AND TELL: None. Presentation:  Dave Schaefer on the use and care of LiPo batteries.