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2018 September Minutes

by SC Secretary: JR Kasper

Posted on 9/4/2018

Sporting Chance Minutes

Attendance: JRK, Bryan H., Erich K., Sue C., Stan T., Elaine & Dan M., Loren J., Sarah S., Bob W., and Jim & Matt G.

Review Minutes: August 7th minutes were reviewed Erich K. made motion to accept minutes as is and
Sue C. second motion…motion passed

Review Treasures Report: Erich K. updated members present on balance in checking account and amount in CD's as of the 3rd of September. Bob W. made a motion to accept treasurer's report as is and Sue C. second motion…motion passed.

Fundraiser Ideas:
Gun Raffle: tickets available for members wanting to sell. Drawing next month all tickets checked out in your name are due by 8:00 PM on October 2, 2018. Ticket sales are down, remember to push the sales of tickets.
Pizza Ranch: JR talked to Kyle. Fund raiser is done over the school year, and this spring is full. We need to pick up application to fill out and turn in. They will contact this fall to arrange a date. Event would be SC volunteers would help serve, wash dishes, and clean tables one evening during supper rush. SC would then receive a portion of the proceeds for helping. Use it as lead in to B2PH this fall, with money raised used for event to help offset costs.
04/03/18: May not have enough volunteers
05/01/18: JR is going to fill out application for this fall
06/05/18: Application filled out & turned in…will be contacted for date
06/25/18: nothing new to report
08/07/18: nothing new to report, on waiting list for fall fund raiser
09/04/18: nothing new to report

Shelter at Center: Posts still need to be painted or covered and landscaping completed…tabled until April 2015. Bryan will coordinate with Barry to landscape area around shelter and paint/cover posts.
07/07/15 Update from Bryan H. … no action taken. Bryan H. will contact Barry about possibly scheduling equipment and volunteer work during member campout in August.
04/05/16: Tabled until May
05/03/16: Tabled until June
06/07/16: Tabled until August
08/02/16: Do work at member campout? Member campout cancelled
09/06/16: 23 posts - 4-1/2" in diameter, lengths vary…create cover post at 48"… Table until June 2017 since work did not get done with member campout being cancelled. Work day has been set for 06/10/17 to finish stop barriers, landscape, and clean shelter for Escape To Lake.
04/04/17: Need to change work day as the original work day now coincides with the AGFE. No work day set, possible work day suggested 06/03/17
05/02/17: Work day set for 05/09/17. Scott W. volunteered to pick up necessary supplies. He has a connection with Midwest Plumbing
06/06/17: No work day planned…possibly at member campout. JR is going to check on pricing for 5" pipe & caps
06/27/17: JR called Western Steele and Plumbing. They carry 5" pipe. The cost of the pipe is $3.41 per foot, and $13.70 per cap. The approximate cost to cover pipe with PVC and cap will be $700.00. We are short $300.00.
08/01/17: JR led discussion regarding existing products purchased for shelter and what to do with them. A recommendation was made to take back all purchased items before 90 day window is up and we can only get store credit. If we are to proceed with PVC covering move forward with the 5" pipe found at Western Steele and Plumbing. Sue made motion to take back items and Stan seconded motion…motion passed
08/05/17: UPDATE…missed getting refund applied to credit card by one day. We now have a store credit at Menards for $344.87
09/05/17: Discussion held to increase budget to $1000.00 in 2018, and table work until April 2018 and schedule work day at that time. Ray made motion to add $1000.00 to 2018 budget and table work day until April 2018, Bryan seconded motion…motion passed
04/03/18: Need to set a work date to complete work at Shelter in Center or remove from agenda
decided at meeting to paint posts instead of covering with plastic pipe
04/28/18: Stan, Erich, Nathan, & Jackson cut posts level
05/01/18: Need to set two dates to complete work
Back fill & concrete pipes: Nathan, JR, & Bryan…done 05/05/18
06/05/18: need to set date to finish up… Sand, prime, & paint
06/25/18: need to set date to finish up… Sand, prime, & paint
08/07/18: Erich is going to contact Ray B. to determine type of primer and paint to purchase. Sue suggested contacting Boy Scouts to help paint….JR volunteered to contact Boy Scouts and set date to sand, prime, & paint. Tentative date to sand, prime, and paint is the weekend of August 25th.
09/04/18: JR contacted Boy Scouts and visited Dave Saklicki. He said absolutely the Boy Scouts or Cub Scouts would help with the project. We discussed a tentative date of September 22nd to prime & paint posts. We will need a couple SC volunteers to assist, and cook and serve hotdogs for cub scouts helping. Erich picked up two gallons of paint.

Member Picnic - Sue reserved shelter at Jaycee Park for September 14th, from 4-11 PM. The shelter and Beverage permit has been purchased, $95.00

Teddy Roosevelt Day: Sunday 09/30/18
Yes there is interest, tabled until August meeting
08/07/18: JR & Stan volunteered to attend event with spray coupe, ATV & chair, along with other SC ites.
09/04/18: Bill Jenson asked for confirmation. JR informed him SC would be present

YCC: Finalized Facility Use Agreement has been returned to SC on 08/17/18, we are ready to hunt this land. Same procedures as previous years. Need to contact YCC 24 hours prior to hunting.

Crossbow Practice: Practice scheduled for Tuesday's at 6:30 PM from August 8th thru September 12. JR will meet with members on Wednesday's that cannot make the Tuesday practice
Crossbows ordered and will be available for practice to begin on the August 8th. Crossbows are being shipped to Bryan's house.
Sale of old crossbows: $50.00 per crossbow: all crossbows have been sold
Jim G.
Scott W. - paid 08/14/18

Hunting Blinds:
Hard sided portable blind: Erich and family assembled blind, ready to be placed
Davenports: feeder & camera setup
YCC: facility Use Agreement signed & returned 08/17/18, can use portable blind with no baiting
Niel Ness Land: land North of Bismarck has two possible locations for blind placement. Cameras are set and watching for activity, no blinds currently set there
Meridian Refinery: can we hunt there? If not coordinate to move blinds off property

Sportsman Expo: December 7th & 8th - floor space reserved, 20'x20' end cap floor space $325.00
JR contacted by Syd Stuart, TownSquare Media is making SC featured charity for Expo this year. We will be getting free publicity during event in form of banners, and radio ads. JR has supplied Syd with SC logo and information about SC.

Tune Up Shoot: JR visited with Mark Sadness and scheduled a tune up shoot for September 24th at 5:30 PM until dark for any participant and children…need to supply own shells
Matt & Dan will need a ride
Need to bring SC shotgun and suppressor

Life Jackets: Erich met with Nathen at Scheels and cannot get jackets until spring. Erich is going to check online, and with Runnings
Large: 5
XL: 5 mesh top…like Dan M.
XXL: 5 mesh top…like Dan M.
XXXL: 5 mesh top…like Dan M.

Officers & Board Members: Terms expiring at end of year
President: Bryan Haag (701-400-9315) 2018…Sue will move into presidency spot to finish term
Secretary: JR Kasper (701-226-6578) 2018
Board Member - Stan Thompson 2018
Board Member - Paul Meyer 2018
Board Member - Tonya Meyer 2018

Dakota Center For Independent Living (09/18/18): Would like someone from SC to speak at Consumer Appreciation Supper. JR will attend banquet

Sam's Club Community Grant: application accepted, waiting on $750.00 check from Sam's Club

McQuades Banquet: JR attended banquet and received check for $3000.00 on 08/28/18 at AMVETs Club

Email for Lexi K: Email is being setup by Odney for Lexi " linked to Email address will be added to board members distribution list

Fall Turkey: Deadline is 09/05/18. Matt T. & Matt G. are applying

Goose Hunt: Ray not present to provide update on hunt

Deer Hunting:
Whose Qualified: Loren, Dan M., & Paul M.
Blinds, cameras, & Feeders: blinds not setup

Pheasant Hunt: 10/13/18 & 10/14/18
Contact Barry to reserve campground and gun club
Request chili from Pizza Ranch
Batteries for radios
ATV #1
ATV #2
ATV #3
ATV #4
Sue - Sunday
Erich - Saturday
Sarah - Saturday & Sunday
Jim - Saturday & Sunday
Stan - Sunday
Weigums - Sunday
Tim C. - Saturday & Sunday
Bryan & Matt H. - Saturday & Sunday
Patty F. - help in kitchen on Saturday & Sunday
Brian K.
Jon L.
Bob K.
Matt G.
Matt T.
Erich B.
Dan A.
Paul M.
Paul P.
Mark U.
Less M.
Travis F.
Schedule for Saturday & Sunday:
8:00 AM - leave campground for gun club
8:15 to 9:00 AM - shoot clays at gun club
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM - hunt pheasants
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - sack lunch in the field
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM - hunt pheasants
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM - hot meal at Civic Center
8:30 AM - leave campground for field
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM - hunt pheasants
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - sack lunch in the field
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM - hunt pheasants
Meal: sack lunch in field & hot meal at Civic Center
SC Camper
Barchenger's ???
Bob made motion to adjourn meeting and Seconded by Elaine…Meeting Adjourned