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August 13, 2018

Twin Rivers Old Iron monthly meeting was held August 13, 2018 at 7:30 PM.  The meeting was called to order by President Glennis Stern with 19 members present.  The Pledge to the Flag and a prayer was said by Myron Sonne.     

• George Sandhoff read the minutes from the July 9, 2018 meeting.  With no corrections a motion was made by Harry Guthmiller and seconded by Jay Larson to accept the minutes as read.  Motion carried.  

• Mike Fechner reported on the treasure’s report.  A motion by Vernon Kraft and seconded by Myron Sonne to accept the report as presented.  Motion carried.  
 
Old Business:

• Fischer building: Some work left.  The club is pricing different options for a door for the West end.   
Dan Kurtenbach reported that Ethan Lumber has a surplus sale coming up in September. The door is put on hold until other projects are caught up.

• Downspouts on Villmow building: Jim Grosz reported that the downspouts are installed with 6” downspouts on the north and 5” downspouts on the south side.  We received a $1,500 anonymous donation towards the project.  Thank you! 

• Parade:  Jay Larson said the club had a nice entry in the rodeo parade and placed third in the division.  

• Saw Mill/tractor weigh scale:  Keith Vanden Hoek will haul the saw mill to his shop for a tune up prior to the Harvest Festival and will have the tractor pull scale weigh bars checked out for the tractor pull.

• Consignment sale:  the consignment sale is scheduled for August 18 with Bueber/Stoebner Auction.  The yard needs a spring/summer mowing before the sale.  The wet summer has made it hard to keep the yard up.  

• Tractor Pull:  Larry Varilek asked about funding for the tractor pull.  With club discussion, motion by Jay Larson seconded by Myron Sonne to fund the same as last year.  Motion carried.
 
• Restrooms:  The project is progressing.  Steve Gundrum shared options for drainage for collection of sewage.  The options include a septic tank with drain field or storage holding tanks.  The club members present discussed cost factors and the amount of use.  Brian Neugebauer made a motion to install two storage tanks with monitors and lights with Steve Gundrum monitoring the system during the first few events of the club.  Seconded by Mike Fechner.  Motion carried.  Steve agreed and will install the 2 tanks and will monitor the system.  

• Fall Show:  President Stern reported the show is less than one month away and there are several projects left to complete.  Help is needed!



Motion by Vernon Kraft seconded by Brian Neugebauer to adjourn the meeting at 9:15.  The next meeting is scheduled for September 4, 2018 7:30 PM at the farm.   The phone line will be used.

George Sandhoff

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