Herkimer County Snowmobile Trail & Trade Association (HCSTTA) Meeting Minutes

Below are the monthly meeting minutes for the Herkimer County Snowmobile Trail & Trade Association. Regular meeting are held the 2nd Wednesday of the month.Meetings will be :October 13, 2004 - November 10, 2004, December 8, 2004, January 12, 2005, February 9, 2005, March 8, 2005, April 13, 2005, and May 11, 2005.

Tuesday, September 14, 2004

9-14-04 minutes

HCSTTA minutes of 9-14-04 meeting

Called to order with the following present:
Joe Pocaro
Jeff Johnson
Jim Murphy
Don Roark
Brad Smith
Chuck Robinson
Jesse Davis
Bill Clary
Charlie McKusick
Barry Staves
Mike Denapole
Ted Kozenewski

No minutes from the last meeting

Treasurer’s report - N/A

Fundraiser Raffle - Bowen's Powersports will let us use a four wheeler for the booth and Moody's will get us a sled. We need help to man the booth. Ticket sales are ok but we need to get them all sold(300 need to be sold to break even).

Trail Insurance Update - We have a new company thru the Cool Agency this year called Great American Assurance Company. They are an admitted carried in NYS. The policy for this year has no deductable and the premium is $100,000 less than last year. The cost for the clubs will be about $84 per mile. The total policy for the state is $840,000. Only one claim was paid out last year and it was an intoxicated groomer operator hitting a car.

Trail Inspection Progam - NYSSA has started an inspection program and Dave Perkins will be managing it. The inspectors will be volunteers. The training courses have started, if anyone is interested go to the NYSSA site for more info.

Map Update - Mike Denapole has been contacted by Randy Freeman about getting started on the map. Chip Kiefer will be getting us $2500 of I Love NY money to go towards the map. We also talked about printing a yearly map.

911 Signs - some clubs are having a hard time getting assigned addresses for the road crossings. There was a discussion on how we could get some help and how other clubs had done it.

Sign Posts - the posts are done and Chuck Robinson has them at his house. Each club is entitled to 50 so let Chuck know when you will be picking them up.

Adirondack Snowmobile Plan - Don Roark gave us an update on the plan.

Adirondack Citizens Council - Don Roark gave a presentation on this new group. You can view more info at www.adirondackcitizenscouncil.com A motion was made by Jesse Davis and seconded by Joe Polcaro to join this group at a cost of $250.

Meeting Adjourned