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Minutes of the SARA Meeting


SARA MEETING MINUTES - September 13, 2006

Call to Order:  The meeting was held in the clubhouse on the premises of the Socorro Electric Cooperative and called to order by President Vern Leavitt at 7:30 PM. A quorum was present, along with a guest speaker, Bill Winn of Langmuir Laboratory.

General Announcements:

Approval of Minutes: Minutes of the August meeting were approved as posted on the web site, though the spelling of one street name needs to be checked (Francisco de Avondo or Avando).

Treasurerís report: current bank balance is $3220.40, of which $280.08 belongs to TARA, leaving a SARA balance of $2940.32.

Report on Incorporation:  The 501(c)(3) application has been completed, and is ready to file, lacking only three checks (which were written after the end of the meeting): $10 to the State of New Mexico, $267.20 to Rick Penner for the work in preparing the package, and $300 filing fee to the IRS; total is $577.20. A motion was made, seconded, and passed to pay these and be done with it.

ARES/LEPC: 

Hamfest:

The 501(c)(3) application has been returned by the IRS as one or more small details are amiss; Bill Brundage will get with Rick Penner to straighten it out.

The guest speaker, Bill Winn, gave an interesting talk about lightning research, after which the meeting was adjourned. 

Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at ?:?? PM.

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Submitted by Eric Bear Albrecht, W5VZB, Secretary



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