February 28, 2016 Business Meeting
Club Business Meeting Minutes Archive

Meeting Date: February 28, 2016
Meeting Location: Bill Library, Ledyard, CT
Meeting Time: 7:30 pm


18 Members

Old Business

Secretary’s Report

January’s minutes were reviewed and were unanimously approved.

5 Year Plan Committee

Tom Snyder handed out a report the committee put together, and gave a brief overview of how the report was structured and created. Please review either the hard copy distributed at the meeting or the digital copy that will be included in February’s newsletter. Discussion of the report will be held during the March business meeting.

Additional Wire

A request was made to purchase additional wire to replenish the club’s supply that we use to create wiring harnesses out of. Unanimously Approved.

2016 NMRA TRAIN SHOW - July 8th-10th

Plans continue for the NMRA train show. Talk to Jim Spavins if you interested in attending. All module owners that are attending have submitted to do lists for their modules to Jim, and although we have work to do it seems achievable. We have a rough itinerary; leaving on July 5th, Set up on the 6th & 7th, Show 8th-10th, 10th & 11th travel home.

New Hampshire Show

Jim Spavins has a general list of who’s planning to attend and modules that are going. If you haven’t touched based with him about the show please do so. About 45 days away.

Treasurers Report

Current Balance $5806 after dues deposits and a royalties check of $102.88 from the online Zazzle Club Store. Sales tax has been filed with the state. Report Unanimously Approved.

New Business


The position of President and Secretary are up for election during the March business meeting.

March Clinic

Michele Watrous will be rescheduling her clinic to March 20th to better support prep for the National Train Show.

Tribute to Springfield (O Scale)

Jim’s O Scale layout was well received at Springfield. Amherst has also talked to Jim about putting together a book for their 50th anniversary. Please see Jim if you have any old pictures or memorabilia that he might be able to use.

John’s N Scale

We’ve delivered a small N scale layout to John MacLeod in the hopes it will bring him and his family some joy.


The G-Gaugers will be at the Cheshire Show Sunday March 6th, as well as the Wallingford Show April 3rd.

Respectably submitted by Michele Watrous, Secretary