Monthly Minutes

Gillett Sno & ATV Riders Meeting Minutes (9/13/2023)

The Blue Spruce – Spruce, WI

Members present = 21

Club meeting minutes

  • Introduce new members/visitors – Kyle Frederick and sons
  • Secretary report – Lynn – Motion Nick, second Duane, approved
  • Treasurer report – Ali – Motion by Chet, second Keith, approved
  • Trail report –  Keith/Aaron
    • Having our own tractor will help with funding/grooming
    • Talked to Dennis Furdon, on the opening of Cty E & D.  It still needs to get on the town meeting agenda, the earliest guess for opening would be December.  
    • Cty C has been opened from Sampson to Pulaski 
    • Suamico has opened the majority of their roads including Velp
    • Tom Gwidt has started to help with grooming
  • Events coordinator update – Melinda
    • Open House –
      • Gun ticket sales were quite a bit lower than last year
      • Need to discuss what we want to do for next year.  Will discuss more at the next meeting.  
  • Old business
    • New flag for clubhouse
      • Kevin & Lynn will donate a flag
    • Tractor has been purchased from Curt Kohls
      • Club owes Curt for one fuel up for prior to purchase 
      • Look at having stickers made and placement for Tractor.  Kevin and Brad will work with Victory signs.  
      • Will need to get chains fitted
      • Have Rick Mikle look at turbo actuator
    • Update on Grader
      • Perry met an individual from Beaver and he purchased the grader.  
    • Snow Groomer update.
      • Groomer had a bad hose, Jason Patzer and Nick Klemmens fixed it.  
      • Blaine and Keith are looking for an oil filter.  
  • New Business
    • Seven County meeting on the 20th next Wednesday starting at 10 AM. Followed by ATV trail maps meeting for the 24/25 year maps.  We need to update our sponsor list for the new maps.
      • Meeting is at the town of Riverview Town Hall in Lakewood.  If you’re interested in going, talk to Keith. 
      • After the Seven County meeting is the map meeting.  Perry has everything ready to give to Jim at the meeting.  
    • Mention possibility of looking into a smaller cheap snow groomer for a tractor
      • Will bring this to a future meeting
    • New county contracts are out. Are we good to go on all snowmobile trails this year? Sign order, equipment update. All forms must be turned in ASAP.
      • Trail permissions are usually asked for in October
    • Elections next month at the clubhouse.  Up for re-election are Shane (Vice President, Ali (Treasurer), and Kevin (Board Member).
      • Will be grilling out at the next meeting.  Meat is taken care of, just bring a dish to pass.  
  • Any other business/ideas:
    •   Club will continue to groom for Pulcifer
  • Adjourn –  Motion by Ali, second by Keith, approved
  • Next meeting – October 11th, The Clubhouse, GIllett – Elections