The 3/4/09 meeting of the Ludlow Side Hill Cronchers Snowmobile Club was called to order by President Murphy at 6:30 PM with 16 members present. The meeting was held at Sam’s Restaurant Ludlow.


The 1/17/09 minutes, upon a motion by Bruce Ingerson, seconded by Missy Waysville, were accepted as presented.


The Treasurer’s report, upon a motion by Bruce Ingerson, seconded by Jack Koponen, was accepted as presented.



 Trail Master Bruce Ingerson reported that he had been dealing with a landowner’s complaint and other than that everything was quiet.


Under Groomer the following was reported:

President Murphy reported that the codes for the phone are written on the instruction sheet that is in the telephone box. Also the new phone is now covered by our insurance policy.


A groomer maintenance work night was conducted on Wednesday the 25th of February. Extensive welding was done on the drag in addition to the normal service work. A discussion was held on our future plans for groomer and drag replacement. Much will depend on the status of the VAST grant program.


A grooming survey from VAST was reviewed and approved for submittal by President Murphy.


Under Unfinished Business the following was reported:

Ancient Roads Committee – President Murphy reported that the committee is waiting for data entry to be done by the town.


Web Site – Rick Yuris was unable to attend the meeting. It was noted by those present that the web site looks great, is very informative and that Rick spends a lot of time keeping it updated.


Poker Run – President Murphy reported that the poker run was approximately 60 miles long and that 80 snowmobilers participated in the event. There may be changes if any future Poker Runs are held.


Service Trailers:  A discussion was held concerning our search for two trailers to be used to store BBQ and Trail supplies in. Some prices have been obtained for new units however we are still looking for some used ones.




 Under New Business the following was reported:


Membership - The membership committee Chairperson, Missy Waysville, reported on the details of our TMA sales. We have issued a total of 897 TMA’s to date and a few more were collected since the report was prepared.


Activities Committee – It was noted that the warming hut and related activities have been very popular this year and it reflects a lot of work by the committee. Our club has received many compliments on the work of the activities committee and the warming hut.


A discussion was held on the request from the Rotary Club to donate items for their penny sale. President Murphy wants to give them sweat shirts. Missy Waysville will procure them as our clothing store is not yet operational.


Fundraising Committee; Missy Waysville, Chairperson of the Fund Raising Committee, reported that the preparations for the Golf Tournament are well under way. Committee members have been working for a couple of weeks on planning the event.


The next meeting will be held at Bruce and Tuula Ingerson’s on Saturday, April 25th at 6:30 PM.


Upon a motion by Larry Dockum seconded by Angie Benson the meeting was adjourned at 7:50 PM.


















These minutes are to be submitted for approval at the next meeting and do not represent the official record of the Ludlow Side Hill Cronchers Snowmobile Club until approved by a vote of the membership.