East Montpelier Gully Jumpers
Minutes of Meeting
February 10, 2015

Meeting was called to order at 7:40 pm with ten (10) members present.

Secretary’s report was read by Terri Conti.  Roger Hall made motion to accept.  Motion seconded by Jeff Parker.  Motion carried.

Treasurer’s report was read.  Jeff Parker made motion to accept.  Motion seconded by Sandy Conti.  Motion carried.

County News, by Sandy Woodbeck:

  • Law enforcement wants to put a bill into Legislature to not allow anyone under 12 to operate a snowmobile.
  • New program at VAST for groomer refurbishment; club will be required to pay some fees and agree to groom for a number of years and VAST would pay for some major parts like tracks, pumps, and engines.
  • Worcester trails:  Calais groomer hit a section of sap pipe line.
  • Trail closure in Cabot was a result of Marshfield not wanting to take the groomer through three (3) bridges.
  • Marshfield fixed the three (3) bridges then wanted VAST to pay them for the repair.
  • Our club has a possible chance to reopen Ormsbee trail which would eliminate the Hell Hole.

New Business:

  • Derek Pryce and Sandy Conti received a call from Mr. Russ about sledders going up his driveway instead of the trail.  They added more signs.  Maybe next year we can re-route the trail where it used to be at Hawkins Farm.

Trails Report:

  • Drag fixed by Mr. Hawkins.  Need to look at the drag this summer for extensive repairs.
  • Replaced several lights.
  • 615 miles groomed.  Groomed 7 out of 8 weeks.
  • 200 gallons of fuel left.

Henry Murray made motion to adjourn.  Motion seconded by Linda Hall.  Meeting adjourned at 8:10 pm.