April 2012 Meeting Minutes
Region 2 Delegates Meeting
Vice Director Rob Stafford called the meeting to order at 7:25 PM. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited and a moment of silence for the sick and departed was observed.
Minutes: A motion was made by Derrick Clark (Rednecks and Rugrats) seconded Eric Kossell to accept the minutes as posted in the Tri Power. Motion passed.
Treasurerís Report: Kathy made a motion that the treasurer has authority to with withdraw 5.00 to cover the handling fees each month. Motion passed, Edward made the motion to accept the Treasurers report Derrick Clark made second motion.
We Did It/Club Power: New Forms are almost ready to be posted on the PNW4WDA site.
Naches: Dave Bauman, no report
Evans Creek: Gate is open, Thanks to Derrick Clark for opening the gate at midnight! There was a large crowd that enjoyed the opening. A lot of snow is still in the area. Work party should be May 19th and 20th. Most of the work will take place in the campground, campsites will be leveled out. The road is clear all the way up to the main gate. Host spots are still available, contact Derrick Clark.
Elbe: Work party is April 28th and 29th from 9-5. Plan on cleaning bridges and trash pickup. Lunch will be served by Dogpound Offroad.
Tahuya: South loop hill is starting to become a lot of fun. DNR would like to meet to figure out how to fix the hole. Work party this weekend April 21st.
Land Matters: Jim Putman reports that Naches (East Side) and Rimrock, Manastash are open. There will be an emergency closure from May 1st to June 1st. The seasonal closure is flexible due to weather and soil conditions. Know before you go, please call to confirm area is open prior to your trip.
Naches- May 1st is the next TWIG meeting. Please go if you participated in the Adopt A Trail program. This will take place at the Naches Ranger Station.
Discover Pass was changed to a two pass vehicle however you canít use it on two vehicles at the same time. There is also a family pass where you can put all of your vehicles on one pass, but is still only useable in one vehicle at a time.
May 2nd will be the Westside training at the DNR building in Enumclaw. In order to take the DNR class you will need to have a first aid card.
ORV Watch: 4/22nd at Straddeline ORV Park- there will be a Customer Appreciation run with 4WheelParts.
Way & Means: No report
Membership: A few new individual members have been signed up using the new software.
PR: Thanks to these clubs for participating at Truckfest-El Dorado Dust Devils, Moonshiners, Hombres, Washington Bobtails, Cascade 4x4ís, County Line Offroaders. Thanks to Rob Stafford for putting on a presentation for winching and Hi lift jack safety seminar. Weíre looking forward to the DVD
Future 4-Wheelers: No report
Competition: Barrel Extravaganza on the 5th in Longview.
Old Business: no change as far as Beach Clean Up. Stay tuned for more details to come.
New Business: Willy Crawley reports the NOVA lawsuit will happen May 22nd in Olympia right across from where we had our rally. Memorial Day Week there is an annual Liberty work party. You must sign up prior, contact Dave McMains if you would like to participate.
Future Meetings and Announcements:
Next is May 17th at 4WheelParts
4/22nd at Straddeline ORV park there will be a Customer Appreciation run with 4WheelParts from 9-5.
Meeting was adjourned at 8:30Pm
respectfully submitted by
Secretary, Cascade 4x4ís
Cascade 4x4's Tacoma
El Dorado Dust Devils