Carlisle Gun Club Meeting Minutes
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by the Club President; there were 50 members present.
The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Officers present: President, Treasurer, Corresponding Secretary, Recording Secretary, and 2 Trustees.
The Minutes for the January 30, 2017 meeting were read and approved.
The president recognized Don Jones for his many years supporting the club and the Pistol Team in particular
Treasurer’s Report was read and approved. The total balance of all accounts, checking, savings, CDs and Training Fund amounted to $45,648.23.
Corresponding Secretary’s Report. No report.
NRA Training Committee Report- The NRA Training Committee reported that there was $1,910.37 in the Training Fund. There were 4 students in the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Phase II Course on 25 February, 2017. See the attached report for full details.
New Members. There were 4 new members processed into the club.
4H Shooters. This year there are 15 shooters in the 4H program. Lee Eberly donated a rifle and 3 shooting jackets to the 4H shooters. The president said he would send a thank you to Lee for his donation. It was also reported the 4H shooters made $300 selling concessions at the Cowboy Action shoots.
Cowboy Action– The shoot on 4 February had 22 participants. They asked to reserve January 6 and February 3 for the 2018 shoot.
Membership Committee Report. After tonight, there will be one open slot left. There are currently 48 individuals on the waiting list.
The president established a membership application committee and appointed Clayton Morrow as the chair.
WPPL Pistol Team. No report.
Trustees Report– No Report.
AED- The president addressed the use of an AED here at the club and the need for a certified trainer to educate members in its proper use. He estimated the cost of the AED at about $1000. There was a discussion on the apparent need for an AED and the limitations and reservations of some of the members. Further discussion on this was tabled for a future meeting.
Budget- The president addressed the issue of the long-range capital improvements committee and the need to continue with the work that they had previously conducted. He would like four people at minimum to be members in addition to himself. Selected were:
Jeff Clippinger, Treasurer
There was a motion to approve this committee which was passed. The president directed that they will have a report at the March meeting.
Safety- There was a comment about the need for some sort of consequences for members who fail to follow the safety rules. This was followed a discussion on establishing a Safety Committee to look at safety issues and the consequences of ignoring club rules.
The president asked for a motion to form a Safety Committee. There was a motion which was passed. The committee will consist of:
Persident- the Chair
Representative of the NRA Training Committee
Anyone else who wants to join.
Small Games of Chance License. There was a discussion on the possibility of the club obtaining a Small Games of Chance License.
NRA Grants. Mike Kubarek raised the issue of the club looking into getting an NRA Grant for improvements to the range. The president directed the formation of a committee to look into NRA Grants.
Weapons Storage. Mark Watson asked a question about the possibility of a temporary storage area at the club for those members who conceal carry but work at a location where the cannot bring firearms (e.g. Carlisle Barracks). The president directed that Mark look into this.
One member suggested that if we obtain a Small Games of Chance license that we should only have a raffle about twice a year.
Clayton Morrow, the Corresponding Secretary stated that he would put out another message about how to properly use the new fan controls.
Don Jones mention that the current instructions are too high for some to be able to read and should be lowered.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 pm.