September 2018 Meeting Minutes

The September meeting of the North Dallas RC Club occurred on
Wednesday 26th of September at the Frisco Public Library. Club Vice
President Patrick McNamara called the meeting to order at 7.04 PM.
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve the August meeting
minutes as published. Approval passed unanimously, by voice vote.
PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Greg Pulcini: No report as Greg was absent
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Patrick McNamara: Patrick had nothing
new to report.
SECRETARY’S REPORT — Billy Slater: Billy was also absent, and Dave
Cotton was requested to take the meeting minutes.
TREASURER’S REPORT — Dave Cotton: Dave presented a review of
expenses and income from membership dues. He also addressed a
previous request from Charles Shafer to show a detailed overview of 2017
expenses and show how it impacted the 2018 budget.
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve financial report as
presented. Approval passed unanimously, by voice vote.
MEMBERSHIP REPORT – Bruce Lakatos: Bruce noted that the membership
stands at 159, and that Art Wagner is authorized to sign members up at the

FIELD REPORT — Rodney Mcentire: Mowing is continuing thanks volunteers
and the field is in good shape. One of the mowers has a bearing issue on the
mower deck and it will be evaluated in the next few days.
SAFETY REPORT — Gerry Bishop: Gerry noted that the flight boxes on the
runway were in need of attention since one part broke due to a member falling
against it.
A motion was proposed and approved by unanimous vote for Rodney to
investigate contractors to replace the boxes providing the cost was less than
SOUND REPORT – Billy Slater: Seems all is quiet as Billy was absent!

TRAINING – Dave Schaefer :No report

Raffle. Olga Lawson-Andrews
Battery “ammo” cases were raffles, and Jacque won the quarterly raffle Tower
P-51 Mustang Shangri-La


SHOW AND TELL: Patrick brought along his 3-D printed spitfire and discussed
that various parts that could be constructed using the machine.