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MONROE PRAIRIE ATV/UTV CLUB

SATURDAY MAY 21, 2022@ BIGHORN BAR

Meeting called to order at 10:01am with the pledge of

allegiance being said. We had 29 members present.

The minutes from April's meeting were read. Bubba made a

motion to accept the minutes as read, Bob Billings seconded it, all

approved.

The treasurer's report was given.

Bubba made a motion to approve, Bob Sweat seconded

it, all approved.

Bubba welcomed any new members and had them introduce

themselves.

Sheriff Brent York was answering questions. If you hook your

seat belt then put the shoulder strap behind your back thata is not

legal and can result in a $180 ticket. Second, if you have a snow

plow on your machine, you can only go 1 ½ miles from your resid-

ence with plow on.

15th Ave. south of County C is closed. Will be opened back

up and graded before Memorial Day weekend.

Cty. Z, from Dakota Ave. to Czech Lane IS NOT opened yet-

Wait till signed! Sign are ordered. Then, trail behind Shady Acres

will be closed !

After Memorial weekend, Brian and Bubba and Darren Tolley

will be getting together to talk about trail expansion.

Dice Ride June 4th 3 places will be paid out-maximum of 10

dice-meat raffle-bake sale- and 50/50.

Tom Behl updated on his Poker Run. He had 107 riders-paid

out $1000 to 12 places-5 gift certificates-3 people got door prizes-

$202 was brought in for 50/50-Anne Klinkner won and donated $60

back to the club.

Rome accepted our bid of 2 acres for $10,000. Vice Pres. Dave

Elgan will go with Bubba to sign over a $500 check for the right to

refusal land agreement.

Brian Jambretz, our new trail boss, says his drags are working

awesome. Him and his wife, Deb spent about 15 hours grooming

trails. If anyone wants to use drag, contact Brian. Friends, Bob and

Mel are helping. Thanks to all for your time!!! Brian reported, as of

May 1-at $7000 for maintenance already

Tom and Stacey Behl has offered to chair the 4th of July parade.

Meet between 9-9:30 at fairgrounds. Make sure to decorate machines-

club does have some decorations. Char will pick up the candy and dog

treats to throw out.

Trails closed: 22,37, 36 + Akron,27, 42, 38 +Akron, 29 and 35.

Tom Behl reported...John Paulson donated a trail camera to the

club with new batteries. Thank you John!!

The next meeting will be June 18@ Sherwood Lodge.

Bob Billings made a motion to adjourn, B


MONROE PRAIRIE ATV/UTV CLUB

Thursday April 21, 2022@ Spot-in-the-Woods

Meeting called to order at 6:pm with the pledge being said We had

52 members present with 2 new members. No minutes to read.

The Treasurers report was given.

Approved by Bubba, seconded by Ron Peterson.

Sheriff , Brent York is running for sheriff again. He gave a brief

` update of what he has accomplished. The sheriff department held a

safety class for youth, has helped pass county roads, a member of the

club, born and raised in Adams county, 26 years with the sheriff

department, instrumental in fundraiser for canine event.

Update on trails and routes: Brian and his wife has been

grooming trails. Work-n-play day, April 30th, 9:am , trailhead on

Badger.

Strongs Prairie township approved opening Cty Z from Dakota

Ave...North to Czech lane.

Bubba got a text from Darren. Grant funding came through.

We got 20 miles new trails south of Badger.

Rome accepted our bid for 2 acres for $10,000 with right of first refusal.

Trail ambassador vests haven't been delivered yet.

Kathy Corbin is chairing a Dice ride from Bighorn June 4th.

80% pay out , 20% back to the club. First place will receive 40%,

2nd place will receive 30%. The lowest dice roll will receive 10%.

Registration at 10:am back at 4:pm.

Next will be May 21 at Bighorn at 10:am.

50/50 drawing took in $150 , 75 to Verna Sheppard, $75 to the

club.

4th of July parade, meet at fairgrounds at 9:30am.

Meeting adjourned at 6:58 pm. Motioned by Ron Peterson,

seconded by Bob Billings.


MONROE PRAIRIE ATV/UTV CLUB

Thursday February 17, 2022

@ The Lure at 6:30 pm

Meeting called to order with the pledge of allegiance being

said. We had 30 members present.

The minutes from November's meeting were read. Bubba

made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Bob Billings seconded

it, all approved.

The treasurer's report was given.

Bubba made a motion to accept the report as given, Bob Billings

seconded it, all approved.

Bubba welcomed the new members.

Bubba reported he is trying to get County Z-from Dakota Ave.

to Czech Lane. Sand Valley assured us we would have trails 1-10 for

this year. Sand Valley is proposing to give us , South of Badger 20-30

miles (13th over to 17th).

Sheriff York came to our meeting to talk. He reported we had

19 atv/utv accidents last year—No FATALITIES...YEAH! Also rep-

orted , most fatalities come from no seatbelts. He also answered

questions that club members asked. Caleb Heron is the new Rec/Off-

icer that took Shaun Long's position as he retired. Sheriff York also

informed us that he is having another K-9 ride either October 8 or the

15th.

We will be going back to a December Christmas party after the

surveys came back, the majority would like to see the party go back to

December. So it will be December 3rd at Cedar Shack.

Also the club meetings on Thursday night people would like to

see the meetings start at 6:pm instead of 6:30pm. Bob Billings made

a motion for starting 30 minutes sooner (just on Thursday nights),

Char Brockman seconded it, motion carried. This will start for March's

meeting on March 17, 2022 at 6:pm.

Bill & Anne Klinkner want to possibly chair a club ride on August 13th in the High School parking lot at 10:am


MONROE PRAIRIE ATV/UTV CLUB

Thursday November 18, 2021

@ Petenwell Pub 6:30 pm

Meeting called to order at 6:30 pm with the pledge of allegiance

being said. We had 20 members present.

The minutes from last month's meeting were read. Bubba made

a motion to accept the minutes as read, Ron Peterson seconded it, all

approved.

The treasurer's report was given.

Brian Jambretz has taken over Ron Peterson's trail boss posit-

ion. Brian is in the process of making a groomer which will take all

winter.

Arch printing has sold some sweatshirts to the club with the club

logo and the reflective printing on the back. They will be slip over

hoodies and regular sweatshirts for $25 each. They also got us 15

hats with the club logo on for $15 each.

Ron Peterson's director's position is up on the ballot. He will

run again. Vote on ballots. The ballots, renewals, and surveys will

be coming out soon.

The Halloween Ride update: we had approximately 200 riders,

45 places paid out, first place was $200. Tonight is the club meeting

for the year. No meeting December or January.

The club has been looking into purchasing land in the Industrial

Park up in Rome. Bubba will be meeting with Jamie, administrator in

Rome, at a later time.

Bob Billings has been collecting map money...Char made a

deposit of $710. Jim and Candy Eidler has been collecting map money

from the county maps.

The board meeting will be 12-9@ Petenwell Pub at 5:30 pm.

Char Brockman made a motion to adjourn, Bernie Ramsden

seconded it, all approved. Meeting adjourned at 7:03 pm.

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