970-846-3517 jrizman@hotmail.com

NEXT MEETING – Tuesday January 8 at 6:30

at the Sheriff’s Posse Building on 25 Road

Meetings are always the 2nd Tuesday of each month

We meet seasonally – first meeting usually November with last meeting March or April (depending on snow!)

Meeting Agendas
December 11, 2018

Meeting Agenda

12/11/18                                              6:30 p.m.

Type of Meeting: Regular Meeting                  Meeting Facilitator: John Rizza –President

Call to order

Approval of minutes from last meeting.

Treasurers Report

Stickers for members and advertising (Black and White 4″ DIA. 100 @ $124.67)

Donation to Tyler’s Backcountry Awareness ($250)

Committee Reports

SARC – Andy

Grooming – Herb

Safari Team – Danial and Quint

  • Club Rides – Jan 19th: Winter Party at Vega Lodge
  • Backcountry Rides
  • Partners Ride – March 23

Open Issues

Clothing (hoodies, long sleeve t shirt) Color (black on white logo)

  1. Long Sleeve: $15 (s-xl); $18 (xxl); $20 (xxxl) and youth sizes
  2. Hoodies: $25 (s-xl); $28 (xxl); $35 (xxxl) and youth sizes

Avalanche Safety Event to Perri’s for splitting of food ($100)

Sent in 760 Raffle Tickets, thank you for your efforts!

New business

8-Ball Award Nominees

Adjournment

November 13, 2018

Meeting Agenda

11/13/18                                              6:30 p.m.

Type of Meeting: Regular Meeting                  Meeting Facilitator: John Rizza –President

Call to order

Approval of minutes from last meeting, and March 2018 meeting.

Treasurers Report

Committee Reports

  1. SARC – Andy
  2. Grooming – Herb
  3. Safari Team – Danial and Quint
    • Club Rides
    • Backcountry Rides
    • Partners Ride?

Open Issues

  1. Stickers for members
    1. Mail stickers when renew? Hand out at events?
      1. 4″ DIA. SKIPPER STICKERS (50@ $61.33; 100@ $115.41)
    2. Clothing (hoodies, long sleeve t shirt) Color (black on white logo)
      1. Long Sleeve: $15 (s-xl); $18 (xxl); $20 (xxxl)
      2. Hoodies: $25 (s-xl); $28 (xxl); $35 (xxxl)
    3. RAFFLE TICKETS!!!

New business

  1. 8-Ball Award Nominees

Adjournment

October 9, 2018

Meeting Agenda

10/9/18                                                6:30 p.m.

Type of Meeting: Regular Meeting                  Meeting Facilitator: John Rizza –President

Call to order

Approval of minutes from last meeting.

Treasurers Report

Committee Reports

  1. SARC – Andy
  2. Grooming – Herb
  3. Safari Team – Danial and Quint
    • Club Rides
    • Backcountry Rides
    • Partners Ride?
    • RMSHA Race Schedule

Open Issues

Stickers for members in addition to clothing (not yet ordered, will work on this)

  1. RAFFLE TICKETS!!!

New business

  1. 8-Ball Award Nominees

Adjournment

February 13, 2018

Western Slope Snowmobile Association

Meeting Agenda

2/13/18                                                6:30 p.m.

Type of Meeting: Regular Meeting                  Meeting Facilitator: John Rizza –President

Call to order

Approval of minutes from last meeting.\

Treasurers Report    –   Arne and Andy

Committee Reports

  1. SARC – Andy
  2. Grooming – Herb
  3. Safari Team – Danial and Quint
    • Black Mesa 2/23-25
    • Partners Ride? March
    • RMSHA Race Schedule
      1. Discuss potential sponsorship of Eben Abshire if Powderhorn race occurs (Apr. 7,8)

Open Issues –   Garment screen printing pricing on printing of hoodies and sweatshirts

New Business

  1. 8-Ball Award Nominees
  • Adjournment
January 9, 2018

Western Slope Snowmobile Association

Meeting Agenda

1/9/18                                      6:30 p.m.

Type of Meeting: Regular Meeting                  Meeting Facilitator: John Rizza –President

 

  1. Call to order
  2. Approval of minutes from last meeting.
  • Treasurers Report
  1. Arne and Andy
  2. Committee Reports
  3. SARC – Andy
    • Sled Solutions
  4. Grooming – Herb
  5. Safari Team – Danial and Quint
    • Propose a schedule
    • Black Mesa 2/23-25
    • RMSHA Race Schedule
  6. Open Issues
  7. Garment screen printing
  8. Avalanche course on Grand Mesa
  9. New business
  10. 8-Ball Award Nominees
  • Adjournment
December 3, 2017

Western Slope Snowmobile Association

Meeting Agenda

12/3/17                                                6:30 p.m.

Type of Meeting: Regular Meeting                  Meeting Facilitator: John Rizza –President

 

  1. Call to order
  2. Approval of minutes from last meeting.
  • Treasurers Report
  1. Arne and Andy
  2. Committee Reports
  3. SARC – Andy
  4. Grooming – Herb
  5. Safari Team – Danial and Quint
  6. Open Issues
  7. Toys for Tots Donation
  8. Club Raffle Tickets – Need all tickets in, sold or not for sending Monday
  9. New business
  10. 8-Ball Award Nominees
  • Adjournment
November 14, 2017

Western Slope Snowmobile Association

Meeting Agenda

11/14/17                                              6:30 p.m.

Type of Meeting: Regular Meeting                  Meeting Facilitator: John Rizza –President

 

  1. Call to order
  2. Approval of minutes from last meeting and last meeting from last season.
  • Treasurers Report
  1. Arne and Andy
  2. Committee Reports
  3. SARC – Andy
  4. Grooming – Herb
  5. Safari Team – Danial and Quint
  6. Open Issues
  7. Club Raffle Tickets – DUE TO ME BY DEC 1st
  8. New business
  9. 8-Ball Award Nominees
  • Adjournment
October 10, 2017

Western Slope Snowmobile Association

Meeting Agenda

10/11/17                                              6:30 p.m.

Type of Meeting: Regular Meeting                  Meeting Facilitator: John Rizza –President

 

  1. Call to order
  2. Approval of minutes from last meeting – tabled for next meeting
  • Treasurer Report
  1. Bills Paid include:
    1. Insurance (2)
    2. Sled Groomer Registration
    3. Groomer Repairs
    4. Transfer of funds from American funds to pay for Grooming expenses paid
  2. Committee Reports
  3. SARC – Andy
  4. Grooming – Herb
  5. Open Issues
  6. Club Officers – VP, Treasurer, Secretary, Safari Leader(s)
  7. New business
  8. 8-Ball Award Nominees
  • Adjournment
Meeting Minutes
December 11, 2018

Snowskippers Meeting Minutes

Meeting Date: November 13, 2018

Meeting Location: Perri’s PowerSports

  • 6:40pm – Call to order, review prior meeting minutes.
  • 18 members present
    • Review Minutes: Quint: Motion to approve, Carl: 2nd, minutes approved.
    • Treasury Report: Arne Summers
      • $5,830.10 in checking
      • $7,861.99 in American Funds
      • Andy moved to approved the Treasurer Report; Quint 2nd; Approved
      • Bills Paid: Quint: Motion to approve, Andy 2nd, Approved
        • $834.57- On snow expenses, move from America Funds to checking.
        • $43.42 – Herb for groomer harness extension.
        • $100.00- Perri’s PowerSports-Food for Tyler’s Back Country Adv.

Committees:

  • SARC – All SARC training January 12 at Vega, more info to follow after the board meeting Thursday at 7 at the Sheriffs office-attend if possible.
    • Sunday rescue on the Uncompahgre of a lady (in yoga pants) and her husband that blew up the motor in their jeep.
  • Rides/Safari Report – Daniel
    • Wilson Trail clean up this Saturday the 15th Meet at the corrals at 9:30.
    • Start group rides every other weekend beginning January 5th to Electric Mountain Lodge. January 19th at Vega along with a Dinner Party following ride at the lodge.  Other possible rides include Glenwood and Steamboat.
    • Partners ride March 23rd.
  • Grooming – Herb
  • Perri’s Powersports prepped the sled and it’s ready. Herb delivered it up to the Visitor Center’s garage at Vega on Jan 8th.
  • Herb had the cable extended to make loading and unloading the groomer much easier.
  • New business:
    • John ordered and had the stickers available at tonight’s meeting.
      • Clothing order form will be available on-line or from John until Friday.
      • Raffle tickets sales totaled 760, thanks for everyone’s help.
  • Maps were available at the meeting and will be in all the stores.
  • 8-Ball Award – 3 nominees for outstanding performance!

John- Upside down leaving the parking lot.

Chad- 3 miles in on new sled hits stump and breaks lots.

Quint- Didn’t bring the trophy so he gets to keep it.

Winner:  John for Upside down!

  • 50/50 Raffle: None
  • 7:36pm adjourn meeting
November 13, 2018

Snowskippers Meeting Minutes

Meeting Date: November 13, 2018

Meeting Location: Mesa County Sheriff Posse Building

  • 6:38pm – Call to order, review prior meeting minutes.
  • 13 members present
    • Review Minutes: Sue: Motion to approve, Marty: 2nd, minutes approved.
    • Treasury Report: Arne Summers
      • $6,715.86 in checking
      • $7,861.99 in American Funds
      • Andy moved to approved the Treasurer Report; Dale 2nd; Approved
      • Bills Paid: Andy: Motion to approve, Bruce 2nd, Approved
        • $171.36- Herb for 2017-2018 Grooming reimbursement.
        • $114.24- Carl for 2017-2018 Grooming reimbursement.
        • $500.00- John for 1ST Responder course he took

Committees:

  • SARC – Convinced the current President Mark Hart to remain President or another year.
    • New Boat Motor is here but the Boat is coming from Kanab, UT later
    • Possible a January Civil Air Patrol training
  • Rides/Safari Report – Daniel
    • No snow so no plan. Thinking of lots and would like input!
    • Partners ride March 23rd as of now.
  • Grooming – Herb
    • Herb presented a bill of $285.60 for last year’s grooming reimbursement.
    • Perri’s Powersports will prep the sled and be ready the week after Thanksgiving.
  • New business:
    • John received pricing on stickers.
      • 100 4” Diameter for $115.41. Dale: Motion to approve, Marty 2nd, Approved
      • Clothing order form will be available on-line or from John. The more we order the cheaper it gets so get those orders in.
      • Raffle tickets are still available now and need to be returned to John by November 30, 2018.
  • Maps will be printed again this year and Herb has collected 5 of 11 ads.
  • Christmas Party this year will be held next year hopefully in January at Vega Lodge. Andy will research to see if Jan 18-20 is available.
  • 8-Ball Award à Quint gets to keep it still as he wasn’t present to argue!
  • 50/50 Raffle: $60.00 pot, $30.00 won by Marty and $30.00 goes to the club.
  • 7:28pm adjourn meeting
October 9, 2018

Meeting Date: October 9, 2018

Meeting Location: Mesa County Sherriff Posse Building

  • 6:37pm – Call to order, review prior meeting minutes.
  • 11 members present, Phil Bowen new member
    • Review Minutes: None to approve
    • Treasury Report: Arne Summers
      • $6,823.31 in checking
      • $7,861.99 in American Funds
      • We transferred $3,634 from American Fund to checking for on-snow expenses.
      • Quint moved to approved the Treasurer Report; Marty 2nd; Approved
      • Bills Paid:
        • $30.25 CO Parks—Registration for Groomer
        • $103.00 CSA for yearly insurance (Brandon Cox of Spring Fling donated $20,000 to CSA to help cover club’s insurance)

Committees:

  • SARC – Andy not present
  • Rides/Safari Report – Daniel & Quint
    • Looking to do more rides closer to home if the snow cooperates.
    • Partners ride earlier in the year?
    • Sponsor Eban Abshire on the RMSHA Hill Climb circuit even if no local race?
    • http://snowskippers.com/ride-schedule.html
  • Grooming – Herb
    • Presented the registration for the groomer to be paid.
    • We had to add the Forest Service to our V&V insurance on the groomer as an additional insured.
    • Perri’s Powersports will prep the sled when Herb gives them the go-ahead!
  • New business:
    • John lacked the desire to get sticker and clothing ordered.
    • Raffle tickets are available now and need to be returned to John by November 30, 2018.
  • 8-Ball Award à Quint gets to keep it as nothing spectacular happened over the summer or at Lake Powell!
  • 50/50 Raffle not available at this meeting

 

  • 7:06 pm adjourn meeting
February 13, 2018

Western Slope Snowmobile Association
Snowskippers Meeting Minutes

Meeting Date: February 13, 2018
Meeting Location: Mesa County Sheriff Posse Building

6:45pm – Call to order, review prior meeting minutes.
7 members present, 2 non-members present (Steve and Rhonda)
Review Minutes: Andy: Motion to approve, Dale: 2nd, minutes approved.

Treasury Report: Arne Summers
$2413.47 in checking
$11,704.15 in American Funds
We will be transferring $3,634.00 from American Funds to checking to catch up the on-snow expenses.
Dale moved to approved the Treasurer Report; Amanda 2nd; Approved

Committees:
SARC – No Snow = No Calls
Rides/Safari Report – Daniel & Quint

February 23-25 Black Mesa

**For Reservations contact Carrie McLeod 970-640-8022
http://snowskippers.com/ride-schedule.html
Grooming – Herb
Herb wasn’t in attendance but we think he did a grooming run.

New business:
We were the winning club for raffle ticket sales with 668 sold. We received $1.49 per ticket for a total of $995.32. Well done!!
John has pricing on shirts and sweatshirts for the club at Screen Image. He’ll email for pre-order sizes and will place an initial order of around $1,000.00. John: Motion to approve, Arne: 2nd motion; Approved.
Partners Ride is tentatively scheduled for March 17, 2018. Partners would like SARC to put on a survival class with the outdoor group.
April 14th and May 19th is a 1st Aid and CPR class
John will look into what a new banner will cost.
RMSHA Powderhorn race is scheduled for April 7-8 if enough snow arrives. The club will donate $500.00 to Eben Abshire for entry fees again this year if the race is a go. Andy: Motion to approve, Quint 2nd; Approved.
8-Ball Award Lucky Amanda gets to keep it again as no one has been riding or is willing to spill the beans!
50/50 Raffle went to Steve, $15.00

7:35 pm adjourn meeting

January 9, 2018

Western Slope Snowmobile Association

Snowskippers Meeting Minutes

Meeting Date: January 9, 2018

Meeting Location: Mesa County Sherriff Posse Building

  • 6:38pm – Call to order, review prior meeting minutes.
  • 12 members present, 4 non-members present (Charlie, Colby, Ken & wife)
    • Review Minutes: Dale: Motion to approve, Herb: 2nd, minutes approved.
    • Treasury Report: Arne Summers
      • $787.06 in checking
      • $11,719.91 in American Funds
      • We will be transferring funds from American Fund to checking for last year’s on-snow expenses.
      • Herb moved to approved the Treasurer Report; Quint 2nd; Approved
      • Bills Paid:
        • None
      • Committees:
        • SARC – No Snow = No Calls
        • Rides/Safari Report – Daniel & Quint
          • February 23-25 Black Mesa

**For Reservations contact Carrie McLeod 970-640-8022

  • Grooming – Herb
    • NO SNOW = NO GROOMING!
    • Perri’s Powersports prepped the sled and it’s ready to go!
  • New business:
    • Ken Simpson our CSA Rep retired from grooming and is looking for someone to replace him as the CSA Rep.
      • Herb is considering
      • Dale nominated Vi to take over J
    • The CSA Convention is January 19-20 at Grand Lake.
    • Delta has purchased a new sign that checks if your beacon is working as you pass it. Green = Good to go; Red = Not on, not working, or don’t have one.
    • Right To Ride Discussion à Decided to donate $500 – Motion to approve by John; 2nd by Daniel; Approved
    • John will check into pricing to reorder shirts and sweatshirts for the club at Screen Image
    • Dale was asking Ken how to get more club participation
      • Discussion ended with no great ideas!
    • January 14th is the CAIC Avalanche Class
  • 8-Ball Award à Lucky Amanda gets to keep it as no one has been riding!
  • 50/50 Raffle went to Dale – $41
  • 7:40 pm adjourn meeting
December 3, 2017

Good time had by all who came to the Holiday Party.    John attempted to hold meeting to no avail.    Decision to hold this meeting at next meeting!   All adjourned to continue to partake in fun.

November 14, 2017

Western Slope Snowmobile Association

Snowskippers Meeting Minutes

Meeting Date: November 14, 2017

Meeting Location: Mesa County Sherriff Posse Building

6:42pm – Call to order, review prior meeting minutes.

  • 14 members present, 3 non-members present (Rick, Jeremiah, & Jenny)
    • Review Minutes: Quint: Motion to approve, Daniel: 2nd, minutes approved.
    • Treasury Report: Arne is the new Treasurer/Secretary
      • Report given to Arne by Andy at meeting
      • $4,912.56 in checking
      • $11,719.91 in American Funds
      • We will be transferring funds from American Fund to checking for last year’s on-snow expenses.
      • Bills Paid:
        • Groomer Reimbursement to Herb for $406.39

Motion to approve by Andy; 2nd by Amanda; Approved

  • Bookcliff Middle School OWL Program for $300.00

Motion to approve by Daniel; 2nd by Andy; Approved

  • Black Mesa Ride Lodge Deposit for $500.00

Motion to approve by Andy; 2nd by Marty; Approved

  • SARC Hats & Gear for $915.00

Motion to approve by Andy; 2nd by Dale; Approved

Committees:

    • SARC – Equipment check December 9th; Location TBD
    • Rides/Safari Report – Daniel & Quint
      • December 16th – Vega Ride (Snow Permitting)
      • December 30th – To Be Determined
      • February 23-25 Black Mesa

**For Reservations contact Carrie McLeod 970-640-8022

  • Possible future trips: Kebbler Pass, Steamboat, ride in conjunction with the Hill Climb Race
  • http://snowskippers.com/ride-schedule.html
  • Grooming – Herb
    • NO SNOW = NO GROOMING!
    • New permit to groom trails good through 2022
  • New business:
    • Instructor for training kids never happened. Anyone interested in leading this, please contact John
    • Raffle Tickets – SELL, SELL, SELL!!

** Due back to John on December 1st!

  • Dale brought up keeping snowmobilers on the trail and off of private property. Proposed signs and markers. Dale will inspect first time up.
  • High Trail work weekend to install trail markers if allowed.
    • Andy, Carl & Amanda volunteered
  • Amanda gets the 8-ball for “Muddy & Bruised!”
  • 50/50 Raffle went to Jenny – $30

>> Snowskipper’s Christmas Party:

Date:  Sunday, December 3rd; 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Location: Andy’s Barn – 1074 24 Road

  • 7:30 pm adjourn meeting
March 14, 2017

Western Slope Snowmobile Association

Meeting Minutes

Snowskippers Meeting Minutes                                                                                             March 14, 2017

Mesa County Sherriff Posse Building

  • 6:43pm – Call to order, review prior meeting minutes.
    • Review Minutes – Dale: Motion to approve, Herb: 2nd, minutes approved.
    • Treasury Report – No changes
    • Committees –
      • SARC – Andy; not present.
      • Rides – Dave:
      • Grooming – Herb:
        • Discussion on making some summer changes to the groomer sled.
      • Outstanding bills:
        • Quint ($154.35) and Marty ($142.56) from WY trip;
          • Motion – Sue, 2nd – Dale
        • Open Issues:
          • Sponsorship of Eben Abshire for RMSHA Race at Powderhorn $500;
            • Motion – Dale, 2nd – Dave
          • Sponsorship of 120 Race at RMSHA Race at Powderhorn; $500 (D.Dermis)
            • Motion – Dale, 2nd – Carl
          • New business:
            • Renew or join CSA
            • Andy Kelley keeps the 8-ball
          • 7:50 pm adjourn meeting.