SARA MEETING MINUTES - July 9, 2008 (approved August 13, 2008)
Meeting called to order at 7:30 pm by President Prescott Grey. Thirteen were in attendance.
Speaker: Bill Brundage (NM5WB) had been scheduled to make a presentation on Heathkit projects he had completed over the years. Because of the rain, he could not transport the gear as intended and instead presented a prequel. He will show his equipment at a later meeting.
Approval of Minutes
It was moved and seconded that the minutes from the June meeting be approved. The minutes were approved as set.
Bill Brundage reported that as of June 30, 2008 the SARA portion of the balance in the treasury was $4,673.79. The TARA balance is $320.08.
ARES - The question was asked about who is an ARES member.
LEPC - No news. Last meeting was not attended.
The Socorro Firefighters have not yet made a commitment to provide food for this year's hamfest banquet. Other options are under consideration.
Discussion regarding providing lunch at the hamfest to keep attendees there. The requirement for serving permits and permission at the Academy were questioned. More information will be obtained.
Bill Brundage indicated that he needed to begin arranging prizes. A motion was made and seconded to cap prizes at $1,100. The motion passed.
These was discussion regarding the inclusion of a silent auction this year. The consensus was that we would not do so.
The meeting adjourned at 8:23 pm
David B. Johnson KB5YIW