SARA MEETING MINUTES - October 10, 2007 (approved
November 14, 2007)
Call to Order:
Meeting called to order at 7:30 pm by President Vern Leavitt. Eleven
members were in attendance.
Guest Speaker: Seth Price (N3MRA) spoke on
"Emergency Preparedness: Bags to Pack, Things to Bring."
Hamfest October 27th
Approval of Minutes: Johnson
moved approval of the minutes, seconded by Lommen, approved as posted.
Treasurerís report: SARA has a balance of
Reports: Bear Albrecht reported for ARES/LEPC
that the emergency operations plan continues to be put into shape for submission
to the state.
Brundage reported that the ARRL can provide
a quotation for liability insurance. The form will be mailed
No T-hunt is planned this year.
We still need the name for the lightening forum
We will cover insurance requirements for the
banquet using the $95 premium provided by the church.
We will pay $5.50 for the banquet meals.
It was moved (Riley) and seconded (Johnson) that we charge $8.00/meal to
cover the cost of insurance, etc. The motion passed.
We will plan for 40 meals at the banquet.
Brundage reported on charges for bulk rate mailing of the hamfest poster
and noted that we would realize a 60% savings if we took advantage of the
bulk rate for non-profits. Brundage has the application for this and
will submit it in advance of the next mailing. He will see if the City
of Socorro would be willing to pay the fee associated with the
Jim Boswell suggested that SARA consider T-shirts or
similar for the association. He will research the possibilities.
Hamfest set-up/take-down - All available members should
assemble at the Fire Academy at or as soon after 3:00 pm on Friday as possible.
Some set-up for the banquet may also be required. Also members should
report at 7:00 am on Saturday for additional set up and activities.
Help with take-down is needed after the end of the hamfest at 3:00
Adjournment: The meeting was
adjourned, however, the time was not noted.