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Deerfield Rod and Gun Club

Meeting Minutes

DECEMBER 2012 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:
12/3/2012 Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President Jeff Lauer
I.    Secretary's Report:
    Approved as read
II.    Treasurer's Report:
    Approved as read
III.    Attendance:   No attendance taken at voting meeting
IV.    Old Business:
1.    Elections of officers and BOD were held and the following individuals were elected: 
"    Jeff Lauer, President, 1st by Steve Gotzien, 2nd by Seth Luedtke
"    Pete Rustad, Vice President, 1st by Bill Paxton, 2nd by Jon Ivanov
"    Steve Gotzien, Treasurer, 1st by Matt Reuter, 2nd by Pete Rustad
"    Deb Wethal, Secretary, 1st by Sue Taylor, 2nd by Tim Thompson
"    Jim Kuhls, BOD
"    Laurie Lawrence, BOD
"    Seth Luedtke, BOD
"    1st by Matt Reuter, 2nd by Scott Brickson for all BOD
2.    Thank you to Tracy, Laurie and all who helped decorate the club for the holidays.
3.    We had a loan modification and the Bank of Deerfield reduced our loan by about 1%.

V.    New Business:
1.    Quad County Shoot is 12/15 and the Dizzy Shoot is 1/1 if anyone can help.
2.    Dean Gotzien suggested we collect money for the Empty Stocking Club and the Club would match the donation. A Total of $350 being given to the organization. 1st by Sue Taylor, 2nd by Matt Reuter.
3.    Hunter Safety will be taking place in March.  You can go to Deerfield Rod & Gun website to sign-up.

VI.    New Members: 
VII.    Attendance/Raffle:  No drawing for Holiday Party meeting
VIII.    Adjournment:  1st by Matt Reuter and 2nd Butch Jungbluth

Respectfully submitted by Secretary Deb Wethal


NOVEMBER 2012 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:
11/5/2012 Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President Jeff Lauer
I.    Secretary's Report:    Approved as read
II.    Treasurer's Report:    Approved as read.
III.    Attendance:   37   
IV.    Old Business:   
1.    Metal Doors.  Art O. to install  

2.    The following nominations presented by the BOD were accepted.  Dave Niesen , Art Ofsthun, Ross Pettey, Laurie Lawrence, Seth Luedtke.  President Jeff Lauer, Vice President Pete Rustad, Treasurer Steve Gotzien and Secretary Deb Wethal.  Motion:  Grover 1st and 2nd by Tracy M.     
3.    Jim Lowrey handled the permit for the viewing area that is being built. Thank you.
   
4.    10/6 Quad County Shoot profited about $1000. Thank you to all who helped.
  
V.    New Business:   
1.    Spring calendar raffle will be implemented once we have the 2013 license. 
 
2.    1/1/2013 we can take possession of the land and we will have it paid off on 5/14/2014.
   
3.    New security cameras are being installed.  Thank you to all who helped with this process:  Marv, Denny S., Scott and Roger D.   

4.    Jeff will be doing the bartender schedule for the 1st quarter.  Then the BOD member taking over the bartenders will do the calendar after that.   

5.    Friday Nov. 30th will be decorating night for the club.  If anyone wants to help please show up or contact Laurie L. or Tracy M.  Xmas party will be Dec. 16th.  Motion for $300 for prizes approved by by Todd Borland and 2nd by Dave Niesen.    

6.    Tim Petersen is the new Range and Safety Officer.
   
7.    Sign-in for the rifle range is actually located in the pull-out draw on the kiosk.  Laurie Lawrence will make a sign designating that.   

VI.    New Members:  1   
VII.    Attendance/Raffle:  Sue Taylor   
VIII.    Adjournment:  1st by Matt Reuter and 2nd Butch Jungbluth  

Respectfully submitted by Secretary Deb Wethal

OCTOBER 2012 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:
10/1/2012 Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President Jeff Lauer
I.    Secretary's Report:    Approved as read
II.    Treasurer's Report:   Approved as read.
III.    Attendance:   42   
IV.    Old Business:   
1.    Motion to proceed with metal doors for $3000.  1st by Jim Lowrey, 2nd by Todd Borland.  Steve G. to see if we receive any kind of discount for insurance.
2.    Boy Scouts building the rifle kiosks by end of October.   
3.    Old Timers breakfast served roughly 85 people. Thank you to all that helped!   
4.    Viewing shelter in progress, just needs to be brought up to code.
   
V.    New Business:   
1.    Pete R. will lead the nominating committee for anyone interested in running for the  BOD.   Ross, Jim and Dave's terms are up.   
2.    We are looking into the possibility of a calendar raffle fundraiser. Anyone interested in helping to run this please see Jeff.   
3.    Building by the rifle range has been cleaned out and can be burned.   
4.    November 6th Kevin P. will be training Deerfield Outdoors Adventure Class.   
5.    Motion to proceed with purchasing a trap machine for $3,500.  1st by Ross Pettey, 2nd by Matt Reuter.   
6.    Anyone interested in 3D Archery or assisting with the range see Todd Hessler.   
7.    Thank you to all who helped on Saturday, Sept. 29th with the Boy Scouts, helping them shoot to obtain their eagle badges.   
VI.    New Members: 1   
VII.    Attendance/Raffle:  Jeff Lauer   
VIII.    Adjournment:  Motion made by Bob Burns ,  2nd by Matt Reuter    

Respectfully submitted by Secretary Deb Wethal

SEPTEMBER 2012 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER: 9/10/2012 Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President Jeff Lauer

I.    Secretary's Report:    Approved as read
II.    Treasurer's Report:   Approved as read.
III.    Attendance:   39   
IV.    Old Business:   

1.    The cost of merchandise (hats, etc.) is still being checked.     
2.    Metal Doors.  Art has already retrieved prices on the doors.  He will double-check the cost.  BOD to make a decision.   
3.    Boy Scouts building the rifle kiosks.   
4.    Tim Peterson to start-up a planning committee.  If interested, see him.
   
V.    New Business:   
1.    Old Timers Breakfast October 3rd.   
2.    The discussion of lead mining was discussed and it doesn't seem to be the best option for the club at this time.     
3.    Pete R. will lead the nominating committee for anyone interested in running for the  BOD.   
4.    The club made over $3,000 from the August raffle shoot. Thank you to everyone who purchased/sold tickets and who volunteered to help.   
5.    Russell Peacock went to Village Board and he found out we can expand the rifle range w/ new berms out 50 feet, per the village.   
6.    We are looking into the possibility of a calendar raffle fundraiser.    
7.    Dennis Smithback being given a Lifetime Membership.  1st by Bob Burns, 2nd by Fred Kasten.
   
VI.    New Members: 8   

VII.    Attendance/Raffle:  Erv Ponton   

VIII.    Adjournment:  Motion made by Grover ,  2nd by Jim Lowrey    

Respectfully submitted by Secretary Deb Wethal

AUGUST  2012  Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:
    8/6/2012 Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by Vice President Pete Rustad
I.    Secretary's Report:    Approved as read
II.    Treasurer's Report:   Approved as read.
III.    Attendance:   54   
IV.    Old Business:   
1.    Car  Show.  Had about 75 cars.  Next year we will look at different food options.   

2.    EOD Benefit Shoot.  Rraised over $10,000 and had about 80 people in attendance. 
 
3.    Metal Doors.  Art has already retrieved prices on the doors.  He will double-check the cost.  BOD to make a decision.   

4.    Pistol/Rifle Ranges. Range Viewing Area.  $2,500 approved for materials. Motion by Ross Pettey and  2nd by Todd Borland.    

5.    Ross is working the hill of the rifle range. Pete to deliver some materials.
  
6.    We are checking on interest for a small bore league. Contact Kevin Philpot if interested.  If youth are involved, Club will donate shells.
    
7.    Hunter Safety will be happening in early September w/ Tim Thompson.  Look at DNR website to sign-up. Only room for 30 people.
    
8.    On the December ballot you can also nominate potential individuals that would be suggested for Lifetime membership.   
 
9.    Tim Peterson to start-up a planning committee.  If interested, see him. 
 
V.    New Business:
  
1.    Bids will be taken for the cement work around the shop building.  Art has a bid.
  
2.    New signs are in for open/close.  Need to have a post to put them up on. 
 
3.    Raffle shoot.  Tickets are at club to sign-out and sell.  BBQ chicken both days.  50 Bird shoot on Saturday.  Merchandise shoot on Sunday.  Please sign-up to volunteer.   

VI.    New Members: 10   
VII.    Attendance/Raffle:  Cory Nelson   
VIII.    Adjournment:  Motion made by Tim Thompson, 2nd by Todd Borland.   

Respectfully submitted by Secretary Deb Wethal

JULY 2012 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:
    7/2/2012 Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President Jeff Lauer

I.    Secretary's Report:    Approved as read

II.    Treasurer's Report:  Approved as read.

III.    Attendance:   40   

IV.    Old Business:   

1.    June 16th was the Horse Pull.     

2.    June 23rd 100 Bird Trap Shoot.  Good turnout, 74 shooters.   

3.    July 21st EOD Shoot and Gun Show ($2 admission to gun show) 
4.    Metal Doors.  Secondary source being looked at to replace doors downstairs..
   
5.    Different sources for our hat vendor being checked for advertising. 
 
6.    New signs being looked at to show when club is open and the times.  
7.    Bewitched Brooms Cleaning Crew coming in on July 10th to downstairs.  Same week they will be doing the upstairs.  Complete cleaning.  This will run about $500 dollars. 
 
8.    July 28th Car Show.  4 Sponsors still needed @ $20.   

9.    Pistol/Rifle Ranges. Range Viewing Area and rest of range work being discussed with Boy Scouts to see if they can handle the project.  The small shed has been cleared out and we can do with it what we want. 
   
10.    Ranges will be closed the open weekend of deer hunting, will be open rest of season. 
 
11.    Kiosk for the ranges needs to be moved.  Any ideas see Ross.     

12.    Raffle tickets will be finalized this week for our August Raffle drawing. 
 
13.    Exterminator seems to be working.   

14.    Universal ticket for coverage of costs to be discussed by BOD. 
 
15.    Thank you to Marv, Roger, Grover and Todd for redoing the ranges. 
 
V.    New Business:   
1.    Bids will be taken for the cement work around the shop building.
    
2.    LP Gas approved by Ross Pettey and Pete $1.59, 1000 gallons 
 
VI.    New Members: 3   

VII.    Attendance/Raffle:  Jim Niesen   

VIII.    Adjournment:  Motion made by Jim K. Todd Borland   
Respectfully submitted by Secretary Deb Wethal

JUNE 2012 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:
  
6/4/2012 Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by Vice President Pete Rustad

I.    Secretary's Report:    Approved as read

II.    Treasurer's Report:    Approved as read.

III.    Attendance:   56

IV.    Old Business: 
 
1.    Catfish tournament.  4 Teams weighed their best 4 fish. Total weight was almost 200 lbs, grand total brought in was over 300 lbs.  Thank you to Laurie Lawrence, Grover, Al Jimenez (pronounced Himenez) and all that helped out. Turnout was low due to graduation and other events.   
2.    June 10th is Merchandise Shoot.   
3.    June 16th is Horse Pull.     
4.    June 23rd 100 Bird Trap Shoot.   
5.    July 21st EOD Shoot and Gun Show ($2 admission to gun show)   
6.    July 28th Car Show.  4 Sponsors still needed @ $20.   
7.    Can't send raffle tickets in the mail.  Must be handed out and tracked.   
8.    Pistol/Rifle Ranges. Range Viewing Area and rest of range work being discussed with Boy Scouts to see if they can handle the project.  The small shed has been cleared out and we can do with it what we want.     
9.    Ranges will be closed the open weekend of deer hunting, will be open rest of season.   
10.    Kiosk for the ranges needs to be moved.  Any ideas see Ross.     
11.    Raffle tickets will be finalized this week for our August Raffle drawing.  
V.    New Business:   
1.    Bids will be taken for the cement work around the shop building.     
2.    Thank you to J. Bennett for donating his lucky number earnings ($240) toward the Pistol range refurbishments.
3.    Look into getting new signs for Club House Open today.     
4.    Step by step instructions for how to close traps are posted behind the cash register.   
5.    Exterminator needed.     
6.    Rifle range needs to have the left support put back in.   
7.    Horse Pull, up to $3000 allocated.  Motion made by John Bennett, 2nd by Bob Burns.
  
VI.    New Members: 6   

VII.    Attendance/Raffle:  Ross Pettey   

VIII.    Adjournment:  Motion made by Bob Burns & 2nd by Mark Wadium   

Respectfully submitted by Secretary Deb Wethal

MAY 2012 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:

    5/7/2012 Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President Jeff Lauer

I.    Secretary's Report:    Approved as read

II.    Treasurer's Report:    Approved as read.

III.    Attendance:   59 members present   
IV.    Old Business:   
1.    June 1st & 2nd Catfish tournament (7th Annual).  Time to put a little Rod back into the Rod & Gun Club.  You have 10:30am Friday to 10:30am Saturday morning to register.  Four Fish weigh-in on Saturday morning. Need help selling raffle tickets.       
2.    June 16th is Horse Pull.   
3.    July 28th Car Show.  Sponsors needed.  $20 for each sponsor and one $50 Best of Show.   
4.    July 20th & 21st Military Benefit Trap Shoot.   
5.    June 23rd 100 Bird Trap Shoot.   
6.    Life/Charter Membership Cards are here and you will be given a certificate as well.   
7.    Universal ticket to be discussed for all raffles.  BOD to discuss.    
8.    Pistol/Rifle Ranges.  Building fence in front.  Will have a walkway going down as well.  Architecture design presented.   
9.    Ladies Toilet.  Trying to snake it to see if that works before we try something else.   
10.  Kevin Philpot getting metal doors from work.      
11.  Gun Safes are being put in, being purchased from Smitty's.  Should be about $1,500.  Two 24 Gun safes.  Anchoring to floor.  Includes metal door to go on the room.   
12.   Lawn Mower picked up, working great.   
13.   BOD to discuss Ranges being open Deer Hunter weekend.   
 
V.    New Business:   
1.    Next Hunter Safety will be after Labor Day.   
2.    Chicken Shoot:  June 10th   
3.    Closing list for Pullers for consistency.   
4.    Will be expanding parking lot in the future in the grassy knoll, taking fill from the west side of bldg.   
5.    Bits & Saddle Club will be using the club one Sunday in June.   
6.    Thank you to Fred/Ann Kasten for $250 donation for defibrillator and sponsoring youth shooters.   
7.    Hats.  Small order being placed.  Individual orders call Badger Graphics directly. 
 
VI.    New Members: 21 
                                                                                                  
VII.    Attendance/Raffle.  Troy Clifcorn
  
VIII.    Adjournment:  Motion made by Jim Lowrey¸ 2nd by Todd Borland  
 
Respectfully submitted by Secretary Deb Wethal

APRIL 2012 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:

    4/2/2012 Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President Jeff Lauer

I.    Secretary's Report:    Approved as read
II.    Treasurer's Report:    Approved as read.
III.    Attendance:   61 members present  
 
IV.    Old Business:   
1.    June 1st & 2nd Catfish tournament.  $350 for door prizes.  Motion made by Bob Burns,  John Ivanov 2nd.  Passed.   
2.    April 21st spring clean-up.   
3.    Universal ticket to be discussed for all raffles.  BOD to discuss.  Incorporate into the new membership was also a question.    
4.    Pistol range ideas were brought up by Donald Lenz.  If you have any other pistol or rifle range ideas please let a BOD member know.   

V.    New Business:   
1.    Summer Trap League Sign-Up/Rules have been updated.   
2.    Next Hunter Safety will be after Labor Day.   
3.    Life Member cards will arrive in April.   
4.    Jim Lowrey picking up new lawn mower.   
5.    Club Rental Rates:  $325 for both member and non-member.   
6.    ½ Barrel cost:  $150 includes glasses/cooler.   
7.    Good Friday Shoot:  Noon-6, any help would be appreciated.   
8.    Youth Shooting:  Letter going out to encourage participation into the club.   
9.    JUNIOR BOD:  Darrien Lettman and CJ Philpot   
10.    Chicken Shoot:  June 10th   
11.    Euchre Tournament on 4/15 @ 1pm   

VI.    New Members: 13   
                                                                                                
VII.    Attendance/Raffle.  Sarah Jones   

VIII.    Adjournment:  Motion made by Matt Rueter¸ 2nd by Bob Burns.     

Respectfully submitted by Secretary Deb Wethal

MARCH 2012 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:
  3/5/2012 Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by Vice President Pete Rustad.

I.    Secretary's Report: Approved as read

II.    Treasurer's Report: Approved as read.

III.    Attendance:  48  members present   
IV.    Old Business:   

1.    Lawn Mower estimates ranged from approx. 5,700 to 12,000. General Membership had already approved purchase in 2011.  Motion again passed to purchase for less than $6,000.  Motion by Jim Lowrey, 2nd by Kevin Philpot.  Motion Approved.  
2.    Old Timers Breakfast was a success.   


3.    Euchre 2/19 & 3/5 and 3/18.      
4.    Winter Fun Night was a success for the Club.  Thank you to all volunteers, both to the members and  non-members.    
5.    Due to Hunter Safety rifle ranges closed 3/17 and 3/24.   

V.    New Business:   

1.    Quad County March 11th volunteers needed   

2.    April 2nd is Captains meeting and all membership meeting. 
 
3.    June 1st & 2nd Catfish tournament.  Motion made for $350 for door prizes by Bob Burns and 2nd John Ivanov.  Motion Approved.   

4.    March 14th targets are being delivered.  Butch, Orod, Grover, Ross to assist.   

5.    April 21st spring clean-up.   

6.    Discussion brought up about a Universal ticket for horse pull and gun raffle.  Or is there a way to incorporate the tickets into the membership or mail them out to all members to sell.  BOD to discuss.     

7.    Donald Lenz presented some pistol range ideas.  If you have others, please let the BOD know.   

VI.    New Members: 2   
                                                                                                
VII.    Attendance/Raffle.  Pat Graffin   

VIII.    Adjournment:  Motion made by Matt Rueter, 2nd by Bob Burns. 
 
Respectfully submitted by Secretary Deb Wethal

FEBRUARY 2012 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER: 2/6/2012 Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President Jeff Lauer.

I.    Secretary's Report:    Approved as read

II.    Treasurer's Report:    Approved as read.

III.    Attendance:  61 members present    
IV.    Old Business:   

1.    Hunter Safety starting March 13th class is already a 1/3 full.  Please do not make a list at the bar for people that are interested.  They must register directly with Tim Thompson or through the website  
2.    Lawn Mower:  BOD still looking into purchasing and are obtaining estimates.   

3.    Trap league rules are being evaluated this year by the Trap Directors and BOD. 
 
4.    By laws are being evaluated by the BOD. In order to make a change these By-laws would need to be presented at 2 general membership meetings for approval.  
5.    E-Mail addresses are being asked for when you receive your membership card. We will not be sharing these e-mail addresses.   

6.    Scott Brickson presented some Site-in targets that could be available for purchase.  BOD has decided that we will not be purchasing these for the club.  
7.    Instructions on how to set-up the traps are located on the door of the trap.  Ross will make sure that both traps have the instructions.   

8.    BOD determined that members will no longer be able to renew at Kurt's Never Inn.  They can either mail or come to club to fill out renewal form.
   
9.    Boy Scout Jamboree had around 150 to 200 boy scouts in attendance.   

V.    New Business:   

1.    Big Buck Contest Winner Dave Mittlesteadt - 7pts. 18" total of 25" for $160.  No winner for Pheasant contest.   
2.    Rifle Range:  BOD will discuss on whether to have it remain open during deer hunting season.  
3.    Fun Night:  March 3rd.   

4.    Old Timers Breakfast is 2/12:  $6 w/ beverage from 8am until noon.   
5.    Euchre canceled on 2/12 and moved to 2/19.    

6.    When is clean-up Saturday?  BOD will determine date. 
 
7.    Spring league starts on 2/29.      

VI.    New Members: 14 Members   
                                                                                                
VII.    Attendance/Raffle.  Pete Rustad   

VIII.    Adjournment:  Matt Reuter, Todd Borland   

Respectfully submitted:  Deb Wethal

JANUARY 2012 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:

   1/9/2012 Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President Jeff Lauer.
I.    Secretary's Report: Approved as read.

II.    Treasurer's Report: Approved as read.

III.    Attendance: 31 members present
   
IV.    Old Business:    

1.    Dizzy shoot was held January 1, 38 shooters present.  Thank you to all who showed up to volunteer and to shoot.    

2.    Talk of opening the rifle range during deer season.  This is still under discussion by the BOD.  Also, taking a look at adding steps to the ranges and adding benches with a roof over them. 
   
3.    Keys distributed to BOD members.    

4.    Looking for Junior BOD member.  The last Junior BOD member was Aaron Eide.    

5.    Still looking into a safe for the backroom for shells and liquor.
   
6.    Mower still needs to be looked at for pricing. Talking with Jim Lowrey    

V.    New Business:    

1.    Hunter Safety starting March 14th.  Class is already a 1/3 full.  Please do not make a list at the bar for people that are interested.  They must either register directly with Tim Thompson or through the website.
   
2.    Trap league rules are being evaluated this year by the Trap Directors and BOD.
   
3.    By laws are being evaluated by the BOD. In order to make a change these By-laws would need to be presented at 2 general membership meetings for approval.    

4.    E-Mail addresses are being asked for when you receive your membership card. We will not be sharing these e-mail addresses.    

5.    Scott Brickson presented some Site-in targets that could be available for purchase.  BOD will discuss.
   
6.    Instructions on how to set-up the traps are located on the door of the trap.  Ross will make sure that both traps have the instructions.    

7.    BOD needs to determine where people can become members for the Club.  Is Kurt's a valid option for all members?    

8.    Cool league started on Jan. 4th.  Not too late to join.    

VI.    New Members: 1 New Member    
                                                                                                
VII.    Attendance/Raffle.  Randy Thorsen    

VIII.    Adjournment:  Motion by Todd Borland, 2nd by Bob Burns.    

Respectfully submitted:  Deb Wethal


December 2011 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:
   Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President Jeff Lauer.
I.    Secretary's Report:    Approved as read

II.    Treasurer's Report:    Approved as read.

III.    Attendance: 40 members present    

IV.    Old Business:    
1.    Lumber cut for new fence by rifle range to be done in spring of 2012.    
2.    New computer has been purchased, need a new printer that is compatible.    
3.    New doors we will talk about after the new year.    
4.    Dizzy shoot January 1st,  registration begins at 9am.    
5.    Sunday December 18th Christmas party.    
6.    Talk of opening the rifle range during deer season.    
7.    Quad co shoot here this Saturday Dec. 10th, need volunteers.
   
V.    New Business:    
1.    December 10th deadline for spring turkey and bear applications.    
2.    Elections were held and results were as follows:    
President – Jeff Lauer. Motion to close by Jim Lowery, 2nd by Grover Roach motion carried.

Vice President- Pete Rustad. Motion to close by Todd Borland 2nd by Randy Lincoln motion was carried.

Secretary-Deb Wethal. Motion to close by Justin Sargent 2nd by Randy Thorsen motion carried.

Treasurer-Steve Gotzion. Motion to close by Brian Miller 2nd by Jim Huve motion Carried.

2 year terms electors as follows:  Grover Roach, Kevin Philpot, Tim Petersen.

1 year term elector as follows: Dave Niesen. Motion to approve made by Randy Lincoln 2nd by Todd Borland. Motion carried,

congratulations to all.


VI.    New Members: No new members were welcomed to the club in December.    
                                                                                                
VII.    Attendance/Raffle.  None this month    

VIII.    Adjournment:  Motion made by Todd Borquist 2nd by Randy Thorsen    

Respectfully submitted:  Alison Lincoln, Secretary

November 2011 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:

   Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President Jeff Lauer.
I.    Secretary's Report:    Approved as read
II.    Treasurer's Report:    Approved as read.
III.    Attendance: 34 members present    
IV.    Old Business:    
1.    We are looking at replacing the toilets in the womens restroom to something more water efficient.    

2.    The flagpole light is being replaced.    

3.    We have been cutting trees along the driveway  and trap area, thank you to Marv Banowski and Grover Roach.    

4.    We are going to replace the chain fence by the rifle range with a wooden one.    

5.    We will be getting the new membership cards ordered soon and Jeff Lauer working on  separate cards for lifetime, jr and sr members.
   
6.    The refrigerator has been replaced and one of our members Jen Vetter dontated a like new Sub Zero to the club, we plan on sending Jen a thank you letter and a free membership for a year.
   
V.    New Business:    

1.     The recommendation for the gun club officers are as follows:    
PRESIDENT – Jeff Lauer
VICE PRESIDENT –Pete Rustad
SECRETARY – Deb Wethal
TREASURER – Steve Gotzion
Nominations for the board of directors as follows:
Grover Roach
Art Ofsthun
Kevin Philpot
Tim Peterson
Mike Rogers

Motion to approve was made by Bob Burns, 2nd by Steve Borquist, motion was carried.

VI.    New Members: No new members were welcomed to the club in November.    
                                                                                                
VII.    Attendance/Raffle.  Won by Marv Banowski    

VIII.    Adjournment:  Motion made by Todd Borland 2nd by Bob Burns    

Respectfully submitted:  Alison Lincoln, Secretary

October 2011 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:
   Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President Jeff Lauer.

I.    Secretary's Report:    Approved as read

II.    Treasurer's Report:    Approved as read.

III.    Attendance:         35 members present    

IV.    Old Business:    

1.    We have new drink chips available now. $1.00 chips for soda and meeting nights, $2.50 chips for beer and rail drinks and $3.00 Chips for top shelf. Old chips will be honored at the $2.50 rate.
   
2.    Pete Rustad and Jim Lowery are chairing the nominating committee. Please see them if you are interested in running for the board.    

3.    We have procured fire extinguishers, one for the shed and one for the mechanical area, motion made by Grover Roach and 2nd by Tracy Miller, motion was carried and they have been installed.
   
4.   We are replacing the concrete by the front door, side and in between trap areas. Quotes came in at                   $4200, $4500 and $5500.  Meeting on October 5th to decide which quote to take and get this going.

5.  Jeff Lauer is working on the new membership cards and getting them here by January 1st, 2012.

6.  The Defibrillator unit was approved for purchase for $500, Dave Heagney will deliver it. A big thank                     you to Fred & Ann Kasten for donating $250 toward this purchase!

V.    New Business:    

1.     Dick Pirkle donated a patio heater to the club thank you and much appreciated to Dick.    

2.    We are talking to Scott about snowplowing and having him come up to discuss at the next board meeting.    
3.    At our last BOD Meeting we discussed getting a wireless voice release system for a traphouse from Brian Pierce where we got our other systems. Cost is $1100 and the motion was made by Matt Reuter and 2nd by John Ivanov to move forward in purchasing. Motion was carried.    

4.    October 22nd is our first Quad Co. Shoot of the year, registration from 9 to 3pm. As always volunteers are needed, please sign up at the club to help.    

5.    The BOD discussed procuring a safe for money, shells and guns, it will also be fireproof.    

VI.    New Members:            2  new members were welcomed to the club in October.    
                                                                                                
VII.    Attendance/Raffle.  Won by Norris Crary    

VIII.    Adjournment:  Motion made by Todd Borland 2nd by Art Ofsthun    

Respectfully submitted:  Alison Lincoln, Secretary


September 2011 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:
   Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President Jeff Lauer.

I.    Secretary's Report:    Approved as read
II.    Treasurer's Report:    Approved as read.
III.    Attendance: 31 members present
   
IV.    Old Business:    

1.    We are looking at purchasing a new laptop to upgrade for the club.    

2.    Thanks to Kroghville Oasis for lending us their glass cooler in the shed for the summer it was very much appreciated.    

3.    We are discussing switching from Direct TV to Dish Network satellite.    

4.    Dave Heagney noted that he works at Cardiac Science and can get us a defibrillator for a very good price if we want one up here. Members are very interested in attaining one installed at approximately $500.
   
5.    We had a complaint about the pistol range of a lot of trash being left behind, people using cans etc. for targets. Please be aware of this and PLEASE clean up after yourselves when using the ranges.    

6.    We have a new Warden for this area of Dane Cty, he will be here for our October 3rd meeting to discuss the new rules and regulations of huntings for the 2011-2012 year.      

7.    Trap 2 will be the only trap used on Sundays because trap 1 is set up for doubles.
   
V.    New Business:    

1.     We have new drink chips available now. $1.00 chips for soda and meeting nights, $2.50 chips for beer and rail drinks and $3.00 Chips for top shelf. Old chips will be honored at the $2.50 rate.
   
2.    Pete Rustad and Jim Lowery are chairing the nominating committee. Please see them if you are interested in running for the board.    

3.    Euchre tournament scheduled for September 18th at 1pm.
   
4.    We are procuring some fire extinguishers, Jeff Lauer motioned for one for the shed and one for the mechanical area, motion made by Grover Roach and 2nd by Tracy Miller, motion was carried. 
   
5.    We are replacing the concrete by the front door, side and in between trap areas. Pricing will be coming in shortly, motion to proceed for pricing by the board by Fred Kasten and 2nd by Dave Niesen.
   
VI.    New Members: 6 new members were welcomed to the club in September.    
                                                                                                
VII.    Attendance/Raffle.  Won by Tom Eide    

VIII.    Adjournment:  Motion made by Todd Borland 2nd by Dione Niesen    

Respectfully submitted:  Alison Lincoln, Secretary

August 2011 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:
   Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President Jeff Lauer.

Secretary’s Report: Approved as read
Treasurer’s Report: Approved as read.
Attendance:      39  members present

Old Business:
1.    August 27/28 shoot is coming soon, gun raffle tickets are here, please offer to help sell some of them to make our club a success.
2.    Talking about a new lawnmower, we can get a lawnmower from Jim Lowery’s brother at a good price after this year.
3.    Old timers breakfast date has changed from September 18th to September 25th.

New Business:

4.    Jeff Lauer calling a meeting for all bartenders that want to work Sundays.
5.    New youth and life membership cards will be coming for next year 2012, Jeff showed samples to the club members attending.
6.    Please note, sign up sheets to volunteer for all of our events, please don’t hesitate to sign up!
7.    Dave Heagney noted he works at Cardiac Science and can get us a defibrillator for a very good price if we want to have one up here. It will be brought up at the next board meeting, members were very interested in getting one of these installed at approximately $500.
8.    September 6th sign up for hunter safety, class starts on the 8th and ends the 17th. All classes are mandatory, we have 10 people signed up already, with a 30 person maximum. Please contact Tim Thompson (instructor) on the website, www.deerfieldrodandgunclub.com.  Cost for class is $10.00.
9.    We had a complaint about the pistol range of a lot of trash being left behind, people using cans etc for targets. Please be aware of this and PLEASE clean up after yourselves when using the ranges.
10.    We have a new Warden for this area of Dane Cty, he will be here for our October 3rd meeting to discuss the rules and regulations of hunting for the 2011-2012 year.

New Members:    3 new members were welcomed to the club in August.
                                                                                                
Attendance/Raffle.  Won by Deb Wethal

Adjournment:  Motion made by Randy Thorsen 2nd by Grover Roach

Respectfully submitted:  Alison Lincoln, Secretary



July 2011 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:
   Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President Jeff Lauer.
I.    Secretary's Report:    
   Approved as read
II.    Treasurer's Report:    
   Approved as read.
III.    Attendance: 32 members present    
IV.    Old Business:    
1.    Car show, we have all of our sponsors, thanks to you all for donating to the show, trophies being ordered this week for July 30th, hope you can all attend.    
2.    June 25th trap shoot, 100 bird shoot, we had good attendance and good shooting with a few 100's and 98's.    
3.    A gentleman from SAFE Inc, which stands for Shooting and firearms education contacted Jeff regarding doing some classes for conceal carry etc, this will be discussed at a later date.    
4.    Bartenders all need to have their licenses renewed for this year if you have not done so please see Steve Gotzion.    
5.    Horse pull was a success with lots of entries and lots of spectators. We could have used more volunteers for this, please volunteer your time for any of our events and support our club!    

V.    New Business:    

1.    August 27/28 shoot is coming soon, gun raffle tickets are here, please offer to help sell some of them to make our club a success.    
2.    August 6th we have a benefit for Julia Schremp, Dave Schremp is a former BOD member whose daughter was diagnosed with cancer, please come support her, we will have bands, food and activities all day.    
3.    Old timers breakfast date has changed from September 18th to September 25th.    
4.    Dave Rettick brought up a flyer from the NRA regarding conceal carry, Jeff will review and post on our bulletin board. We will have a member here that is getting certified to teach and certify people for conceal carry. We will have more information as it develops.    


VI.    New Members:   5 new members were welcomed to the club in July.    
                                                                                                
VII.    Attendance/Raffle.  Won by Sue Burns    

VIII.    Adjournment:  Motion made by Jim Lowery 2nd by Todd Borland    

Respectfully submitted:  Alison Lincoln, Secretary



June 2011 Monthly Minutes
  
CALL TO ORDER:
   Meeting called to order at 7:00 P.M. by President Jeff Lauer.
I.    Secretary's Report:    
   Approved as read
II.    Treasurer's Report:    
   Approved as read.
III.    Attendance: 42 members present    
IV.    Old Business:    
1.    The catfish tournament at the end of May had 11 teams. 30 to 40 people came to eat and was an overall success, according to Ken Hummel it was the best turnout yet. Thank you to all that volunteered for this event.    
2.    The guns are selected for the August shoot, they were split between Smittys Guns and Toms Guns in Marshall. We needed a motion to spend $6300 on said guns. Jim Lowery made the motion and it was 2nd by Randy Thorsen. Motion was carried.    
3.    Zero turn lawn mower was repaired. There is talk of getting a new one next year, Marv Bankowski talked of getting a different type of mower.      
V.    New Business:    
1.    The car show is coming up fast on July 30th. Still need about 7 sponsors for the trophies.  Sponsor fee is $20.00 and you will receive three trophies or plaques with your business name as well as a banner on the day of show and numerous announcements throughout the day naming all sponsors. A well spent $20.00!    
2.    June 25th 100 bird trap shoot event is here beginning at 9am.    
3.    Talk of having classes here sponsored by SAFE, LLC with emphasis on firearm safety, conceal carry instruction, self defense and hand gun safety. The Board will discuss this further.    
4.    Bartender licenses need to be filled out. If you are a bartender please contact Steve Gotzion to get yours filled out.     
VI.    New Members: 8 new members were welcomed to the club in June.    
                                                                                                
VII.    Attendance/Raffle.  Won by new member Tim Peterson    

VIII.    Adjournment:  Motion made by Todd Borland 2nd by Jim Lowery    

Respectfully submitted:  Alison Lincoln, Secretary