Carlisle Gun Club Meeting Minutes
The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by Randy Nichols, there were 46 members present.
The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance.
The Vice-President related some history on Audie Murphy…
Officers present: President –Absent, Vice President – Randy Nichols, Treasurer – Jeff Clippinger, Corresponding Secretary – Absent, Recording Secretary – Joe Wasiak, and Trustees – Mike Kubarek, Dick Pryor, and Phil Dyche.
The Minutes for the December 2015 meeting were read and approved.
Treasurers Report was read and approved. The total balance of all accounts, checking, savings, CDs and Training Fund amounted to $63,897.87. There was a question on whether the club was going to roll-over the club’s Certificates of Deposit. They are.
There was a report on Don Jones, long time club member and OIC of the Pistol Team who is currently on oxygen. It was recommended for club members to give him a call or send a card with a word of encouragement if they feel so inclined. A message will be given to the Corresponding sSecretary to send to members about this. A card was circulated for members to sign that evening.
Corresponding Secretary’s Report– No Report
NRA Training Committee Report. Frank Cummings reported the Committee had an ending balance of $5,142.35. Congratulation to Slim Connors and Bruce Apgar on achieving NRA Training Counselor ranking.
-There will be instructor training in March 18-20, 2016. The tentative class for future training includes:
April 22-23: Basic Pistol Shooting
May 20-21: Personal Protection in the Home
-The NRA has instituted a new two part Basic Pistol Shooting Course. Interested individuals can now go on-line and register/take the Phase 1 section. Phase 2 will be on-site at the Gun Club. This will change how we conduct instruction in the future.
Processing New Members. New club candidates were introduced and the dismissed to in process. There were 14 new members candidates. All were admitted.
4H Report- The 4H Shooters are still practicing. There are about 10-12 youth in the program.
Cowboy Action– The 4H members made about $400 combined from selling concessions at the Cowboy Action Shoots. These funds will be used to procure ammunition for their use.
Membership Committee– Tony Chiarella reported that we are currently 16 scheduled for tonight, two did not show and he has about 20-25 applications waiting.
Pistol Team– No report
-Phil Dyche reported the outside Dusk to Dawn light has been replaced and then stopped working again. He will replace again and check to see if there are any other problems with the light.
-The new estimate for the paving at the club parking lot is about $10K. The estimate for the repointing on the building is approximately $17K.
-One of the heaters on the range is not functioning properly and needs to be checked for possible replacement.
-Signage. Still being worked, we will move this to the next meeting.
-Paving- See the Trustees Report above.
The CCTV System- we provided video to the Pennsylvania State Police which was helpful in their investigation of criminal activity in the area.
There was a question on the advisability of paving the parking lot when there exists the possibility of Pine St being expended and negating those efforts. This was followed by a wide ranging discussion on the future of club property (i.e. this facility)
-Phil Dyche asked for input members as to whether the fans were good enough for proper ventilation of the range.
-There was a question as to whether the club could install lockers for use by the Club NRA Training Team when conduction training at the range. The Club Vice-President will take this to the “Board” for future discussion.
-There was a motion to make the Pledge of Allegiance part of the opening of every club meeting. Motion was passed by a vote of the members.
Good of the Club. Nothing.
The meeting adjourned at 8:34pm.