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Minutes 4-20-16        Single:  83   Family: 27

 Minutes from March meeting accepted.
Treasurerís report accepted.  28,400 in checking 8,200 savings 900 escrow.
Having a list of committed expenses and upcoming known bills and payments was discussed.
Clubhouse:  Check valve on the sump pump needs to bet put in.
Grounds:  Mowing will start soon.  Loading dock is dine.  Motion was made to spend $1500 to replace the culvert on the road to the upper range.  Passed   Motion was made to get a gift certificate for $50 for Alvin for providing the block for the loading dock Passed.  Larry will get the certificate.  Larry will spread wood chips with his skid loader.
Education:  DNR web site is back up.  Hunters Ed class is scheduled for 5-23, 5-25, 5-30, 6-1, 6-3, 6-4.  We can take 30 students.
Publicity:  No report
Archery:  Targets are set up and trails are brushed.  5-14 is the first scheduled shoot.
Lower Range:  An email will be sent out reminding members to follow all range rules and to police each other.  Cameras for the ranges were discussed.  Dewy will look into camera setups.
Upper Range:  Action Rifle will be starting in May.  A monthly tactical steel shoot was discussed.  Steel will be shot at different ranges and timed.  Shooting will be off a bipod or sandbags.  Event will be held the second Wednesday of the month.  5:30 until dark.  Cost will be $5 for members and $10 for non-members.  Motion was made and passed to implement the event.  Marking the upper range as closed for a downrange event or maintenance was discussed.  Hanging a Range closed sign over the end of the tubes was discussed.  Mike will make up some signs. 
Raffle tickets are being printed.  We will send 12 tickets to each member.  Having Cabelaís bring raffle guns as discussed.  Winners can also take a gift card for Cabelaís instead of the gun.  Keep in mind for next years raffle.
Rimfire Challenge:  We can purchase 22lr ammunition again.  Last year we got $2000 worth.  Motion was made to purchase $2,200 worth of ammo.  Larry and Jerry will take care of this.

Adjoined.

Projects in progress.
  Yard light by lower range needs to be fixed.   Change locks of the inner armory and a list of key holders be created.   Purchase and set up a cash register.  Haul away old cooler.  Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range.  Tract removal.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.  Create more bays for Rim fire Challenge and other events.
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Minutes 3-16-16        Single:  70   Family: 23

 Minutes from February meeting accepted.
Treasurers report accepted.
Grounds:  Card reader and front gate discussed.  Burning the brush pile was discussed.  Lead removal project was discussed.  Getting water for the project from the fire department was discussed.   Wood chips are available from the power company tree trimming.  Motion to accept them was made and passed.
Education:  Long range training class 4-2.Hunters Education Class is on hold due to problems with the new website.
Publicity:
Archery:  Targets ordered.  Work day set for 4-16.  Silt fence to keep mud back discussed.  Shooting indoors in the winter discussed.  Can bring the butts in the fall and have it available during air rifle league.
Lower Range:  Locks are replaced.  Replacing the roof on the pistol house discussed.  About $550 for shingles and $480 for steel.  Motion to approve $550 for roof project made and passed.  Mike will talk to Jim about it.  Berms discussed.  Motion made and passed to purchase a load of sand.  Mike will order it.
Upper Range:  Motion was made and passed to have steel targets available on the upper range.  Passed.
Action Rifle:  League will run from May to Labor Day.  Monthly precision rifle League proposed and passed.
Clubhouse:  Rented for 4-30.
Rimfire Challenge is scheduled for 9-10.  Practice matches 6-19 and 8-21.
Motion to pay dues for Dodge County Sportsmans Alliance of $25 made and passed.
Purchasing Guns for the Fall Raffle discussed.  Mike will procure them.   Last year 1037 tickets were sold.
Adjourned.

Projects in progress.
  Yard light by lower range needs to be fixed.   Change locks of the inner armory and a list of key holders be created.   Purchase and set up a cash register.  Haul away old cooler.  Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range.  Tract removal.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.  Create more bays for Rim fire Challenge and other events.
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Minutes 2-17-16         Single 117,  52 not paid   Family   32, 16 not paid

Minutes from the December meeting were approved.
Treasurersí report:  Checking 23,066 Savings 6,086 Escrow 911, No outstanding loans.  Report accepted.
A presentation was made about a Boy Scouts Venture Group.  John Gibson is a liaison for the group.  Insurance is provided by the Boy Scouts.  A motion was made to sponsor the Boy Scouts venture group.  Passed.
Clubhouse is rented for 2-20-16.
Grounds:  Trees cut by the archery range.  The small tractor needs a new radiator.  The big tractor has been gone through and ids ready to go.  The small tractor needs to be gone through.
Education:  Hunters Safety Class will start on March 21st.  Youth Marksmanship will start in May.  Rimfire Challenge date is 9-10.  The next Long Range Training Class is 4-2.
Publicity:  No Report
Archery:  Motion to purchase targets for $1015.  Passed.  Indoor shooting during the winter was discussed.
Lower Range:  The trailer was discussed.  Mike has one to donate but needs tires and probably bearings.  Members not signing in was discussed.  Installing a gate lock which requires a key card was discussed.  Larry will look into it.
Motion was made to require dues to be paid by the annual meeting.  Passed.
Jim Simonsen volunteered to shingle the pistol house.  Larry will look into the cost of a steel roof.  Door knob needs to be replaced in the pistol house.  Larry will do it.
Upper Range:  Holding a national event was discussed.  Berm would need to be extended.  10 more benches would be needed.  Income would be approximately $5,000.   Ripon needs benches.  Motion was made to donate up to 4 of our extra short benches.  Guns for the Fall Raffle were discussed.

Meeting Adjourned.  

Projects in progress.   Yard light by lower range needs to be fixed.   Change locks of the inner armory and a list of key holders be created.   Purchase and set up a cash register.  Haul away old cooler.  Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range.  Tract removal.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.  Create more bays for Rim fire Challenge and other events.
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Annual Meeting 1-16
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Minutes 12-16-15          

Minutes from the November meeting were approved.
Treasurersí report:  Checking 17,668 Savings 5,332 Escrow 910, No outstanding loans.  Report accepted.
Archery:   No report.
Lower Range:  Need to finish interior of pistol house.
A meeting will be held before pistol league.  Ammo is available.
Grounds:  Fuel Bill is pending.  Tractor needs a battery.
Trap:  20 amp breakers installed on poles for trap lights.  Fuses eliminated.
Publicity:  No report.
Steve Moerke accepted as a board member to replace Curt.  Steve will be running the long range matches.
Columbus Hospital Chicken Shoot will be at CSA this year on 8-13.  Will be run the same as last time.  Accepted.
Discussion was held regarding members doing training classes on CSA ranges.  Motion was made to amend the Range Rules as follows.  CSA Ranges may not be used for any event which is not approved by the board of directors or for any commercial uses.  Accepted.
The rules violation by Matt Faust has been taken care of.
Firearms inventory has been completed and new sign out sheets are in place.
Adjourned  

Projects in progress.   Yard light by lower range needs to be fixed.   Change locks of the inner armory and a list of key holders be created.   Purchase and set up a cash register.  Haul away old cooler.  Repair the lower roads to the upper range.    Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range.  Tract removal.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.  Create more bays for Rim fire Challenge and other events.

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Minutes 11-18-15          107 single 34 family memberships Life 85
Minutes from the October meeting were approved.
Treasurersí report:  Checking 17,579 Savings 5,032 Escrow 910, No outstanding loans, approximately $3,000 deposit is pending.  Report Accepted.
Archery:   Terry will make corrections to the financial files regarding archery.
Clubhouse:  New Pizza oven is here.
Grounds:  Yard light by lower range is not working.  Larry our neighbor has a lift we can use.  Motion made to buy a garbage punch card from the township.  Dean will haul trash to the dump and will make up cans for the ranges to collect recyclables which can be taken to the dump for free.  Cleaning out the burn pit discussed.
  Gun inventory discussed.  Motion was made to create an inventory of firearms the club has purchased for use in raffles.  Passed.  Motion to change locks of the inner armory and that a list of key holders be maintained.  Passed
Range rules violation.  Two cars were parked outside the locked gate and there were persons shooting on the lower range.  No one had signed in during that time.  License number was traced to Matt Faust a life member.  Larry will contact him to discuss the situation.
Lower Range:  No report.
Upper range:  Schedule of matches approved.
Fall Event:  Motion was made to have the Fall Event on the Sunday after Labor Day.  9-11-16. Passed
Motion was made regarding the $75 dues increase monies in the savings account.  Motion attached.  Motion failed.
Motion was made regarding the use of possible income from the lead recovery project.   Failed
Motion was made to allocate income from the lead recovery project at the following percentages: 
25% Clubhouse, 25% lower range, 50% War Chest

Meeting Adjourned

Projects in progress. Purchase and set up a cash register.  Haul away old cooler.  Repair the lower roads to the upper range.    Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range.  Tract removal.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.  Create more bays for Rim fire Challenge and other events.
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Minutes 10-21-15          107 single 34 family memberships Life 85
Minutes from the September meeting were approved.
Treasurers report:  Checking 18,164 Savings 5,032 Escrow 910  No outstanding loans  Report Accepted.
Property values were accessed and increased approximately $75,000.  Larry went to the meeting and got the numbers reduced substantially.  Mash land was increased from 10 to 15 acres.  Our Feral pasture land was converted to wildlife sanctuary.   Taxes will increase approximately $500 depending on mill rate. 
The early shooting event was resolved with an apology from the member involved and the neighbors have been informed.

Peter Mitchell and John Dustman were present and discussed the lead removal project. 
We have the needed endangered species report and are waiting on a wetlands permit.  Deforestation is mostly done.  The burn pit needs to be removed.  Due to the near arrival of winter and since we are waiting on the permit the removal of soil wonít start until spring.  There is a possibility of selling the lead directly to a smelter and avoiding a dealer which can save up to 8%.  The project should take about one month.  Methods may include vacuuming soil and skid loader removal with dry processing.
Clubhouse:  Propane tank is filled.
Grounds:  Mowing is done for the year.
Education:  No report.
Publicity:  Sight in clinic is submitted to local newspapers.  Please post the flyers.
Archery:  Season is over.  3-D targets will be taken down soon.  Income was $3,169 and $3,200 was spent.  Several new targets were acquired.  The practice bales are in good shape.
Lower Range:  No report.
Upper Range:  Gross Income $7225 Net income was $4,737.  Tubes and bench tops have been paid for.
Motion was made to implement a mentoring program on the upper range.  A new shooter would be mentored for 2 consecutive matches.  Following the two consecutive matches the participant would have the qualifying experience to shoot matches unsupervised.  The mentor would ensure the trainees conduct on the range.   Mentors are selected by the range master.  Passed.
Match Schedule for 2016 has been submitted and approved. 
Action Rifle League:  $565 income. $168 in expenses and $440 for sand.  -$43
Trap:  Still ongoing.  Old Remington Throwers and parts have been sold for $500.   Trap League for police and fire departments was discussed.
Curt has missed the last 4 meetings.  Larry will send him a letter and try to bring in a new board member if needed.

Meeting Adjourned.
Projects in progress. Purchase and set up a cash register.  Haul away old cooler.  Repair the lower roads to the upper range.    Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range.  Tract removal.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.  Create more bays for Rim fire Challenge and other events.
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Minutes 9-16-15          106 single 34 family memberships Life 85
Minutes from the August meeting were approved.
A quorum was not present.
Rimfire Challenge event was successful!
Fall Event preparations are complete.
Sight in Clinic Dates were discussed and set on Sunday 11-8-15 and Saturday 11-14-15.  Hours will be 10 am to 3 pm both days.
A lock out system for the tube range was discussed.  Todd and Dan will work on it.
Bid for bay construction was $62,000 from Mike Schmitt.
Tom Rozinski was shooting before 8am and was cross firing on the lower range.  He was supposed to be at the board meeting but did not appear.  A registered letter needs to be sent to him.  Larry will follow up.
The brush removal by the township along Breyer Road was discussed.  The neighbors appear to be satisfied with the outcome. 

Adjourned.


Projects in progress. Purchase and set up a cash register.  Haul away old cooler.  Repair the lower roads to the upper range.    Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range.  Tract removal.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.  Create more bays for Rim fire Challenge and other events.
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Minutes 8-19-15          103 single 34 family memberships Life 85
Minutes from the July meeting were approved.
Treasurersí report accepted. 
Discussion was held on what to do with income from lead recovery project. 
Drawings were submitted for action shooting bays on the upper range.  Motion was made to move ahead and submit a grant for construction.  Passed.
Discussion was held about changes to the range rules due to the tube range opening.  Rules were drafted and passed.  Signs on sawhorses indicating the Upper Range is close will be made.  Benches need to be place for the tubes.
Motion was made to raffle one of the on hand Colt 22lr pistols and to have Larry purchase a .17 HMR rifle to raffle at the Fall Event.  Passed.
Motion was made to have Larry purchase a cash register for the club up to $125.  Passed

Adjourned


Projects in progress. Haul away old cooler.  Repair the lower roads to the upper range.    Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range.  Tract removal.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.  Create more bays for Rim

Minutes 7-15-15          100 single 33 family memberships Life 85
Minutes from the June meeting were approved.
Treasurersí report accepted. 
Archery:  17 shooters at last shoot!  There is a shoot scheduled for this weekend.
Lower Range:  No report
Upper Range:  Balloon Shoot is this weekend.  Approximately 30 shooters expected.  Matches are ongoing.
600 yard target stands were shot up during the carbine league.    Upper range expansion to 20 benches was discussed to allow a national match to be held.  Installation of the tubes on the upper range was discussed.  New Bench tops for the upper range was discussed.  Installation of a safety beacon for a cost of $680 was discussed.  Motion to move ahead on all these projects did not receive a second.  Motion was made to approve $1,500 for installation of the tube range and was approved.  Motion was made to approve $800 for the construction of 10 new benches was approved.  Motion was made to make the road through the trap field to the upper range the primary road and the road to the upper range through the archery area a secondary road and to approve 7,500 maximum to cut the hill, dirt relocation and gravel of the primary road.
Grounds:  Trees around the archery area and along the road need to be trimmed to make mowing easier. 
Education:  Hunters Ed class is going on right now.  Another class will be held in Sept or October.  Youth marksmanship group has 4 members and is going well.
Building:  There was water on the floor again after the recent hard rain.  The water came through the windows and the door to the trap range.
Discussion was held on the club not paying our bartender licensing fees on time.  Motion made to add two more bartenders.  Passed.  Boy Scout Voyager Group is looking for sponsorship.  Motion was made to pursue sponsorship.  Passed.
Rimfire Challenge:  Ammunition can be purchased to be used in the Rimfire challenge.  Motion was made to purchase 2,000 worth of Aguila.  Passed.  Mike will purchase with a credit card. The club will reimburse.
  Grants must be submitted by October first.  Motion was made to form a committee and to submit a grant to construct action bays on the upper range.

Adjourned


Projects in progress. Haul away old cooler.  Repair the lower roads to the upper range.    Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range.  Tract removal.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.  Create more bays for Rim fire Challenge and other events.


Minutes 6-17-15          98 single 35 family memberships Life 85
Minutes from the May meeting were approved.

Treasurers report accepted. 
Archery:  NASAP would like to use the archery practice range on Tuesdays.  They have their own equipment and targets.  They would like to use the storage shed to store their equipment.  Motion was made to let them use the archery range.  Passed.
Action Rifle league:  Going well.  Motion made to approve the fee structure of $5 members and $15 non-members.  Passed.
Upper Range:  Matches going well.  There has been good participation at the club matches.  The balloon shoot is coming up in July.  Help is needed to run the matches.
Grounds:  Mowing etc going well.  Lead project.  We will leave the burn pit alone.  Brush will be piled at the bottom of the hill in front of the old trap 5.  Project is projected to start in July or August. 
Credit card account has been created with Square.  The account needs to have a person in charge and to have insurance coverage.  Terry will manage the account and check on the insurance.
Dodge County Bar association will have the Schutzenfest event again on  9-9-15.
Motion made to donate $100 to Dodge County 4H shooting sports.  Approved.
Motion made to approve 35 adults and 10 kids and lunch at the Rimfire challenge match on 9-12-15 and at the practice match 8-16-15.  Approved.

Meeting Adjourned.

Projects in progress. Haul away old cooler.  Repair the lower roads to the upper range.    Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range.  Tract removal.   Landscaping by sign.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.  Create more bays for Rim fire Challenge and other events.


       Minutes 5-21-14
Membership Single 115  Family 32  Life 92
Minutes from the April meeting were accepted.
Treasurerís report was accepted.
Larry is working on getting a new cooler.  He is also working with a biologist and forester to convert some of the property to tree farm status for taxes.
Clubhouse:
If you use the clubhouse please take care of your mess!
Remodeling of the clubhouse was discussed.  A contractor needs to make an evaluation so we can develop a plan.
Grounds:
Mowing is in progress.  A brush hog is needed to do some cutting on the upper range. 
Hunters Ed class is scheduled and nearly full.  Todd Morris donated an anatomy deer for use in the class.  Curt is planning a class in July which will be a intro to the AR rifle.
Publicity:  Please share the CSA face book page to increase exposure.
Archery:
 Last 3-D shoot was successful.  Work is being done to add broad head pits to the range.
Lower Range:
New target stands are being made.
Upper Range:
The tent frames are up and working well.  Work is in progress on installing target stands.  The last 600 yard shoot was successful and made approximately 1,100.  Discussion was held on qualifying to use the upper range. 
Trap:
Trap is ongoing.  Attendance has been lighter this year.  Discussion was held on having a golf ball shoot.  Discussion was held on producing a gift cards made up that would be good for a free round of trap.  Board members could hand these out and they could be used as prizes.   Larry will get these made up and sent out.
Range walkthrough will be August 20th at 3:30.
Meeting Adjourned
Projects in progress.

Repair the lower roads to the upper range.  Install a door on the lower range building.

Pistol house:  Removal and installation of French doors on one side and glass on the other.  Install garage doors from pistol house in pavilion by clubhouse.

Clean up RR ties and Telephone poles by clubhouse and on upper range.  Move container.  Repair old lawn mower.   Lead Recovery.   Tract removal.   Landscaping by sign.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Scrape and level the trap fields.  Find and repair roof leaks.   Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.


Minutes 4-15-15          83 single 33 family memberships
Minutes from the February meeting were approved.

2 new members where approved
Treasures report was accepted.  Approximately 16,000 in accounts.
Archery:  First 3-D Shoot is 5-9-15.  New targets are picked up and have one more coming.  Workday needs to be set up.  A grant proposal for $2,000 has been submitted.  Should know soon.  Columbus School District team qualified for nationals in Kentucky.  They are requesting donations for costs of the trip.  Motion made to donate $250.   Passed
Lower Range:  Pistol house roof is getting bad.  Kevin will get a cost estimate.  Lower range berms are sandbagged. 
Upper Range:  Matches starting soon.
Grounds:  Mower is fixed up and looks great!  Thanks to Todd Morris and Mike B!  Grounds crew is looking for help! 
Discussion was held on the roads to the upper range.  Motion made to purchase Two loads of 3Ē rock and one load of gravel to repair road to upper range.
Education:  Bristol has requested help in running a Hunters Ed class at the Columbus Middle School in June.
Publicity:  More of the promotional laminated sheets with business cards have been made.  Please help get them where they will be seen!
Discussion was held regarding purchasing steel targets for the rimfire challenge event.  Cost for 1 sheet and cutting will be 1,133.51.  Motion made to purchase and approved.
Motion to purchase 4 timers not to exceed $450.  Approved.

Meeting Adjourned.


Projects in progress. Haul away old cooler.  Repair the lower roads to the upper range.    Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range.  Tract removal.   Landscaping by sign.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.  Create more bays for Rim fire Challenge and other events.


3-18-15  Meeting canceled


 

Minutes 2-19-15
Minutes from the December meeting were approved.
Treasures report was accepted.
Education:   Discussion was held on monthly educational programs.  First Aid, Reloading,  Black Powder, Trap shooting, Long Range, Wilderness first aid, Pistol first timers, orienteering, refuse to be a victim, etc.
Publicity:  Discussion was held on doing promotion of the club at Guns shows and in retail stores.  Mike made a poster board showcasing the clubs facilities and a sheet of paper size promotional sheet that can be placed at retail stores.  Mike also had made business cards with club information and contact information to go with both of these.  Mike will take the display to the Sportsmans Rummage sale 2-25 at Bayside.
Fall Event date was moved to 9-20 for 2015.
Archery:  Motion was made to purchase 3 replacement targets for $1,112 total.  Passed
Lower Range:  No report
Upper Range:  No report
Trap:  3 gun league using a 410, 20 ga and 12 ga was discussed.  5 stand as discussed.  We will need to order targets before the end of the year.  Larry will talk to Recobs.  Including CSA in a local traveling trap league was voted down by the present participants.  It will be brought up again.  The trap field scraping will be completed as soon as the ground is warm enough so grass can be planted right away.
The Calvary Baptist Church Sportsmans night is 3-7.  A motion was made to offer a membership for a raffle prize.  Approved.
Obtaining a defibrillator was discussed.  Dan will check on the availability of grants.  Locating the defibrillator was discussed.  They need to be in a temperature controlled location.
Fall Event:  Discussion was held on guns for the raffle.  A motion was made to purchase guns for the event up to $2,500.  Passed.  Jerry will do some research on guns available at Gander and Fleet Farm.
Bucket raffle prizes will be needed.  Look for items on sale etc.  Everyone needs to work on this!
Our grant from the Friends of NRA for youth rifles and ammunition has passed the state level and needs to be approved at the national level.
Motion was made to make a donation to Friends of the NRA for $250.  Motion was made to increase the donation to $500.  The increase to $500 did not receive a second.  Motion to make $250 donation passed.  Discussion was held on getting a table at the NRA Banquet next year. 
Developing a war chest of money was discussed.  Possibly purchasing 40 acres behind the club from the Links if it becomes available was discussed. 
The fee difference for membersí vs non-members at event s was discussed.
A membership drive was discussed.
Increasing use of the upper range was discussed.  Having an open shoot where individuals could come out and shoot at 600 yards with a gun and ammunition provided for a fee was discussed.
Raising pheasants or quail to release on club property was discussed.  Motion was made to have Larry look into the possibility was made and passed.
Larry presented information on running a corporate challenge event.  Larry has 10-12 teams interested.  The event would be a rifle, pistol and shotgun event.  Pistol part would be similar to pistol league.  Rifle part would be 10 shots off hand at 25, 50 and 75 yards or could be silhouette targets..  Bench rest rifle at 100 yards.  50 bird trap shoot with handicap.  Demonstration events at 600 yards, steel challenge and a tour of the archery facilities could also be included.  Proposed date would be in August.  A diner would be provided on the last day.  The event would be by invitation.  Hopefully this could be an annual event.  Motion was made and passed to move forward on the event.
Meeting Adjourned
Projects in progress. Haul away old cooler.  Repair the lower roads to the upper range.  Install a door on the lower range building. Pistol house:  Removal and installation of French doors on one side and glass on the other.  Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range. Repair old lawn mower.  Tract removal.   Landscaping by sign.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Scrape and level the trap fields.  Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.  Create more bays for Rim fire Challenge and other events.


Minutes 12-17-14
Minutes from the November meeting were approved.
Treasures report was accepted.
Reports and estimated list of expenses for the first ľ of 2015 are needed for the annual meeting.
Clubhouse: 
New propane tank from F/S has been installed and is operational.  The old tank has been moved aside.
Annual meeting:  The club will provide meat and members will be asked to bring a dish to pass.
Grounds:
The tractor will go to Toddís shop this weekend for maintenance and repairs.  Cost to pave the driveway to the road would be approximately $6,500.  Installing drain tile or grading the top of the paved portion was discussed to avoid water retention there and the creation of an ice pond and to avoid damage by water draining along the new asphalt. 
Education:  There are 7 new RSOís after the recent class.
Publicity:  A trifold display with business cards to hand out has been created and can be used at Gun Shows or other events to promote to new members.
Archery:  The schedule for 3-D events in 2015 is being worked on.
Lower Range:  Fill valves will be installed on the tanks by the pistol house to allow filling off the delivery truck.
Upper Range:  No report
Trap:
Machines have been winterized and the birds removed to the basement.  Trap two motor has been removed to install new bearings.
Corrections to the Firearms policy were presented and discussed.
A proposal to develop a carbine league in 2015 was presented and approved.
SOP for ranges was discussed and is being worked on.  A monthly check list for the ranges is being worked on.
Todd will provide four trauma kits for use in the clubs first aid kits.
Security Cameras for the club was discussed and Dewy will research products.
Having an outside safety Ė check in table at Sight in clinics was discussed.
Displaying membership cards while on the grounds was discussed.
Adjourned.

 Projects in progress. Haul away old cooler.  Repair the lower roads to the upper range.  Install a door on the lower range building. Pistol house:  Removal and installation of French doors on one side and glass on the other.  Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range. Repair old lawn mower.  Tract removal.   Landscaping by sign.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Scrape and level the trap fields.  Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.  Create more bays for Rim fire Challenge and other events.

 

 


Minutes 11-19-14 
 Single 132  Family 34  Life  90

Minutes from the October 14 meetings were approved.
Treasures report was accepted.
Problems with the Amerigas bill are still not settled.  It is in for collection.  They are unable to produce tickets for the purchase.  Larry is working on it. 
Motion was made and passed to purchase our own tank for up to $2000. 
Archery:  Need dates for 2015 shoots.
Lower Range:  Sight in clinic made $351.
Upper Range:  2015 schedule is out and published.
Grounds:  Garden tractor has a flat tire and is need of repairs.  Mike B will haul it to Todds shop and he will work on it.
Clubhouse:  It has been determined that the water leaks are coming around the seals of the door and through the windows.  The window weep holes were caulked shut.  They have been opened on the ones that can be reached.  The high ones will need to be checked in spring.  Larry added a seal to the bottom of the door.  This will need to be monitored.  It only leaks with wind with rain.
A traveling Trap League was discussed.  Jerry will report on it.
A NSSF Rimfire Challenge is planned for 9-12.  Monthly matches are planned in the summer.  We will need steel plates, timers, tables, method to travel to the upper range and more.
A grant has been submitted to the Friends of NRA for youth rifles and ammo for a youth rifle league.
Construction of bays was discussed.  There are several options.
An introduction to USPSA and action shooting was discussed.
Club owned firearms policy was discussed.  Changes will be presented at the next meeting.

Projects in progress. Haul away old cooler.  Repair the lower roads to the upper range.  Install a door on the lower range building. Pistol house:  Removal and installation of French doors on one side and glass on the other.  Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range. Repair old lawn mower.  Tract removal.   Landscaping by sign.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Scrape and level the trap fields.  Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.


Minutes 10-17-14

Minutes from the August and September meetings were approved.
Treasures report was accepted.
Problems with the Amerigas bill are still not settled.  Larry is working on it.  Larry is also working on finding a tank we can purchase.
Larry is working on a quote for clubhouse repairs.
Getting rid of the old TV sets we have in the clubhouse was discussed.  They  will be gotten rid of.
Blacktopping the rest of the driveway was discussed.  Mike B will get a quote.

Education:  We will have a RSO class next year. 

Archery:  The 3-d course is down for the year.  Cameras are needed for next year.

The first sight in Clinic had one shooter show up.
The Masons donated $200 towards the purchase of the 22 rifles.
Mike F donated a H&R 410
The Mossberg 20 ga needs repairs.
The branding iron for club property is here.
One of the tables the club owns is missing.
One member has shown interest in removing some of the wood in the shot fall area for firewood.
Firearms owned by the club and a policy regarding the firearms was discussed.
An AR 15 Tactical shooting - 3-Gun type shooting league was discussed for next summer.
Getting and using a cash register was discussed.  Mike B may have one.



Minutes 9-17-14

Jeff Naas from WI-Force gave Range Seminar presentation.

 


Minutes 8-20-14

Membership Single 130,  Family 32,  Life 88
Minutes of the July meeting approved.
Treasures Report accepted.  Approximately 6,200 in account.  Blacktop is still not paid for.
Larry is still working on the gas bill.  Purchasing our own propane tank was discussed.  Cost about $1,700.
New member Patrick Kennedy accepted.
Clubhouse:
Roof report is pending.  Pistol House roof is curling.  Purchasing of clubhouse supplies was discussed.
Grounds:  Fencing around the pistol house discussed.
Education:  Hunters Ed class in September.  AR Class next Saturday.  Youth Rifle or Air Rifle league was discussed.  Larry is looking into funding and rules.
Publicity:  Notices for the Fall Event have been sent to all local newspapers and Radio stations.
Archery:  The last 3-D shoot had 26 shooters!   The proposal to have archery deer hunts on the clubs grounds will not be ready for this years season.
Lower Range:  The project to install the door is not moving.  The lock for the lower range is out for repairs.  The plastic sheeting is deteriorating as it is 2 years old.
Upper Range:  Weekly matches will be moved to Sunday afternoons due to decreasing light.  The tents have been left up and so far have been ok.  The dirt moving project has been moved back due to the availability of Mike Schmidt.  Terry will put together a proposal with costs for repairs and improvements to the road to the upper range.  Discussion was held on cutting down trees to widen the road.  Tabled to next meeting.
Trap:
The contract for the lead reclamation project for next summer was reviewed and approved.  Lead Recovery Systems will do the deforestation and lead reclamation.    The contract was signed and submitted.  
  A branding iron has been purchased to brand the clubs guns and other property as needed.  Storing the clubs guns on site was discussed.  Humidity in the armory discussed.
Fall Event:
Jerry will make the BBQ.  Dan will make potato salad.  Larry will get Buns and Cole Slaw and Chips and condiments etc.  Terry will be there to be the cashier.  Larry will get change.  Tim and Lacy will be scorekeepers.  Members will bring deserts or a dish to pass.  Art Nevins will donate corn again.
Clean up day will be the 6th.  A member will do the power washing on the patio.  Bill Martin will deliver the guns and do any FFLís needed.
Meeting Adjourned.

Projects in progress. Haul away old cooler.  Repair the lower roads to the upper range.  Install a door on the lower range building. Pistol house:  Removal and installation of French doors on one side and glass on the other.  Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range. Repair old lawn mower.  Tract removal.   Landscaping by sign.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Scrape and level the trap fields.  Find and repair roof leaks.   Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.

 

 




Minutes 7-16-14
Membership Single 123  Family 32  Life 92
Corrected June minutes accepted.  Jerry donated the ammo cans.
Treasurerís report was accepted.  Approximately 21,600 in checking account.
Motion was made to pay for the heating and AC in full.  Passed.
Clubhouse:
New cooler is installed and paid for.  The old cooler needs to be hauled away.
Grounds: 
Mike B is on vacation.  Lawn needs to be mowed.
Education: 
 
Hunters Education graduated 27 students.  Another class is scheduled for September. 
AR Class is scheduled for 8-4.  Lower range will be closed 8-4.  AR 2 class is scheduled for 8-30.  Lower range will be closed 8-4
A youth 22 lr league was discussed.  NRA and American Legion have programs.  Curt and Jerry will look into it and report back.
Archery:
27 shooters at the last 3-D shoot!  It has been working well to have the 3-D shoots and the Long Range shoots at the same time. 
Opening the 3-D archery are to hunting was discussed.  Members who have completed their work hours could purchase a chance to be in a drawing for a one week lease for $10.  Winners would pay $50 for the lease.  Dan will work on a proposal and report back.
Lower and Pistol Ranges:
Getting the French doors and glass installed was discussed.  Dan Schilling and Jerry Tjugum will be contacted to help.
Upper Range:
Workers are needed for the Balloon Shoot.  Only have one person committed.  Brush needs to be cleared to be able to see some of the targets.
Motion was made to authorize up to $200 to have the dozer level the ditch on the side of the range to allow it to be mowed.  Passed.

Trap:
Ongoing.

Fall Event:
Larry will purchase a deer hoist.  The raffle license is still not back so the tickets cannot be printed yet.  Should be soon.
New Business:
Changing membership fees to improve member participation was discussed.  Motion was made to raise the membership fee to:  Annual membership = $175.  The credit for 10 hours of work will be $75.  Family membership will be $200.  The credit for 10 hours of work will be $75.  Passed.
Discussion was held on a guest fee.  A motion was made to institute a $5 guest fee.  For annual member anyone else is a guest.  For family members anyone besides the couple and children under 18 is a guest.  The guest fee allows the guest to use the lower range, pistol range, and static archery targets for one daily fee.  The fees for the 3-D course remain the same.  Passed.

Range rules will be updated.

Adjourned
Projects in progress. Haul away old cooler.  Repair the lower roads to the upper range.  Install a door on the lower range building. Pistol house:  Removal and installation of French doors on one side and glass on the other.  Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range. Clean up RR ties and Telephone poles by clubhouse and on upper range.  Move container.  Repair old lawn mower.   Lead Recovery.   Tract removal.   Landscaping by sign.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Scrape and level the trap fields.  Find and repair roof leaks.   Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.

 

 


Minutes 6-18-14
Membership Single 119  Family 32  Life 92
Minutes from the May meeting were accepted.
Treasurerís report was accepted.  
Clubhouse:
Larsons completely cleaned the clubhouse and graded the driveway and there was inadequate refrigeration available.  Motion was made to waive the rental fee and get a thank you card.  Passed
Terry and Mike will look into getting another cooler.
Grounds: 
 
Asphalt should be put in sometime in July.
Education: 
 
Hunters Education Class in ongoing.   The club can purchase Savage 22lr rifles for 178.84 each.  963.38 total for 5.  Motion was made to purchase the rifles for up to $1,000.  Passed.  Curt reported interest in a Utah and or Florida Concealed carry class.  Bench rest shooting, reloading, AR-15 classes where discussed.  Curt will put together a e-mail to send to the membership to gauge interest.
Publicity: 
 
The facebook page seems to be working well.  Accurate shooter website has been bringing in out of state shooters also.  Access to the clubs membership e-mail list was discussed.
Archery: 
 
Darin Edington discussed possibly using the clubs archery ranges for a summer archery shooting program through the Columbus High School.  This would be run through the City of Columbus Recreational Department.  The 3-D shoots have been successful again this year.  Work is in progress on broad head pits for the archery range.
Lower Range:
 
Sight in Clinic Dates where discussed.  Sight in Clinics will be 10-4 and 11-15 and 11-16.  Motion was made to authorize up to $500 to move pistol house garage doors to the lower range and to install the French doors and glass panes in their place.  Passed.
Upper Range:   Terry is trying to get Mike Schmitt to do the dirt moving project.  RSO policy was discussed.  The person functioning as RO may shoot also when deemed safe.
Trap:  Ongoing
Fall Event:  
Terry will donate 2 ammo cans for first aid kits.  Todd Morris will paint them.  Curt will stock them and place them in the pistol house and upper range.
Mike B will move the container to the Upper Range and will organize the RR ties and telephone poles.
Adjourned


Projects in progress.

Repair the lower roads to the upper range.  Install a door on the lower range building. Pistol house:  Removal and installation of French doors on one side and glass on the other.  Install garage doors from pistol house in lower range. Clean up RR ties and Telephone poles by clubhouse and on upper range.  Move container.  Repair old lawn mower.   Lead Recovery.   Tract removal.   Landscaping by sign.  Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Scrape and level the trap fields.  Find and repair roof leaks.   Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.

 


 

        Minutes 5-21-14
Membership Single 111  Family 30  Life 94
Minutes from the April meeting were accepted.
Treasurerís report was accepted.
Larry is working on getting a new cooler.  He is also working with a biologist and forester to convert some of the property to tree farm status for taxes.
Clubhouse:
If you use the clubhouse please take care of your mess!
Remodeling of the clubhouse was discussed.  A contractor needs to make an evaluation so we can develop a plan.
Grounds:
Mowing is in progress.  A brush hog is needed to do some cutting on the upper range. 
Hunters Ed class is scheduled and nearly full.  Todd Morris donated an anatomy deer for use in the class.  Curt is planning a class in July which will be a intro to the AR rifle.
Publicity:  Please share the CSA face book page to increase exposure.
Archery:
 Last 3-D shoot was successful.  Work is being done to add broad head pits to the range.
Lower Range:
New target stands are being made.
Upper Range:
The tent frames are up and working well.  Work is in progress on installing target stands.  The last 600 yard shoot was successful and made approximately 1,100.  Discussion was held on qualifying to use the upper range. 
Trap:
Trap is ongoing.  Attendance has been lighter this year.  Discussion was held on having a golf ball shoot.  Discussion was held on producing a gift cards made up that would be good for a free round of trap.  Board members could hand these out and they could be used as prizes.   Larry will get these made up and sent out.
Range walkthrough will be August 20th at 3:30.
Meeting Adjourned

 


 

4/16/14 Minutes  

Current membership: Single 106 Family 32  Life 
Minutes from February meeting where approved.
Treasurersí report was approved. 
Club House:  Larry is working on getting a new cooler.
The clubhouse is rented on 6-15-14.
Grounds:
Mike B got a quote to blacktop from the top of the hill to the edge of the lower driveway of 3,000.  Discussion was held on having the blacktop cross the lower road to prevent erosion of the road.  Motion was made and passed to blacktop from the top of the hill to across the driveway with a cost not to exceed $3,500.  Passed.
Curt will report to the board on getting new locks for the clubhouse.
Lead Recovery was discussed.  Motion was made to proceed with a lead recovery operation and to contact lead recovery specialists.  Passed.
Hunters Education:
Class will be held in June on the 16, 17,20,24,25,27th.  The 28th will be field day.  The trap and pistol ranges will be closed that day.
Gene Sonya contacted the club regarding having classes at CSA.  Mike will contact him regarding insurance.
Motion was made and passed to have Curt teach classes at CSA.
Upper Range:
9 members took the recent long range training class and generated $450 in income.
Motion was made and passed to set the rates for the Monday night rifle league on the upper range at $10 for the first course of fire and $5 for each following round.
Archery:  The 3-D shoot for 4-26 and 4-27 is canceled due to conditions on the 3-d course.
Lower Range:
Security cameras discussed.  Dewy will report on costs. 
Upper Range plans were discussed.
Motion was made to purchase 5 10 x 20 canopies for a max of $500  Passed.
Motion was made to move dirt to allow for 100 yard shooting and to make a base for the tubes up to a max of $750.  Passed
Motion was made to purchase the steel plates and target inventory from Terry for $1,685.  Passed.  The targets and steel will be stored in the armory.
Motion was made to purchase gravel for a base under the shooting area after the dirt has been removed and to provide a future base for a concrete pad up to $1,000.  Passed
Holding a National Match at the club was discussed.
Target stands are needed.
Trap:  No report
A/C and heat was discussed.  A stand for the rooftop unit is needed.  Electrical and gas needs to be put in place.  Dewy will contact Tom Schwartz about the project.
The Wi-Force range evaluation and presentation to the board will be scheduled.



3/19/14 Minutes   
Current membership: Single 100 Family 35  Life  92  (Single down 35)  (Family down 10)
Minutes from February meeting where approved.
Treasurersí report was approved.  
New member Bill Bickey was accepted.
Clubhouse:
Clubhouse will be rented 6-14 or 6-15
Larry is working on getting a new cooler.
Grounds:  Light by the road needs to be repaired.  Larry will contact the power company.
Education:
Plans are to have a Hunters Ed class this summer or fall.
Archery:
Cost of the targets is up a bit because we were too late to get the blem targets.  Someone is needed to run a 3-D shoot in June or we will be unable to have a shoot in June.
Lower Range:
Concrete blocks form Dodge County Concrete are $14 for 2x2x3.  Kevin will check on prices for 2x2x6 blocks.
Upper Range:
Class is scheduled for 4-12 with a organizational meeting afterwards for the summer Monday night league.  Discussion was held on the types of events for the league and fees for the league.  Motion was made and passed to set the fee at $10 for members and $15 for non-members.  Any trophies or prizes would be additional costs to the shooters.
Discussion was held on construction of the upper range shooting area.  Motion was made and passed to create a plan for the construction of the area and a schedule for the different phases of construction.  Passed.  Terry will develop a plan.
The guns for prizes for the Fall Raffle are here.  Printing the tickets is delayed until we get the raffle permit.
Presidents Report:
The Masons have been having 2 events per year on the pistol range.  The events last about 1.5 hours and the club earns $5 per shooter.  They would like to schedule for 5-31.  They would also like to donate to the club.  A white board was suggested.  They are also interested in donating a 22lr rifle.  Curt and Jerry will prepare some options for them.  
The Columbus Police Department paid the club $500 for memberships and range usage.
Motion was made and passed to require the Columbus police Department to maintain a membership rate of at least 50% of its sworn officers to be allowed to use the ranges for training purposes.
Discussion was held on the clubs financial records and some problems that are present.  Terry will repair the problems.
Meeting adjourned

Projects in progress.

Repair the lower roads to the upper range.  Install a door on the lower range building.

Pistol house:  Removal and installation of French doors on one side and glass on the other.  Install garage doors from pistol house in pavilion by clubhouse.

Clean up RR ties and Telephone poles by clubhouse and on upper range.  Move container.  Repair old lawn mower.   Lead Recovery.   Tract removal.   Landscaping by sign.  Hunters Education Classes   Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Scrape and level the trap fields.  Find and repair roof leaks.   Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.  Pave the road up the hill to stop constant erosion.


2/19/14 Minutes
 
Current membership: Single 80 Family 25  Life  92  (Single down 48)  (Family down 15)
Minutes from the December meeting where approved.
Treasurersí report was approved.  11,894 in checking account.
The broken cooler was discussed.  A used cooler can be purchased for between $800 and $1500.  Motion was made to purchase a new cooler for up to $1,300.  Passed
Grounds:
The new mower needs to be serviced before the new season.  Mike B will take it to his shop and do the work.  Todd Morris will work on the old mower.  Getting members to help with the mowing and grounds maintenance will be worked on.  Training will need to be done on how to safely use the equipment.
The driveway going up the hill was discussed as it is a constant maintenance problem due to it constantly washing out.  Mike B will look into a quote for asphalting the hill.
Weights are needed for the front end of the tractor during snow blowing operations.
Reworking part of the archery range was discussed.
Education:
Curt was not present.  Beaver Dam has a hunters ed class 3-25-14.
Archery:
Open shoots have started.  
New 3-D targets were discussed.  We can get a deer and a hog for $600.   Normal cost is $750.  Motion to purchase the targets for $600 was made and passed.
3-D dates are not set for this year yet.  Help is needed to run the 3-D shoots.  Especially in June as Dan will be gone.  We also need to enforce the collection of Fees from members who shoot the course.  Receipts have been very low.
A shadow box to hang on the pistol house to put up event flyers etc was discussed.  Larry will look for one.
Programs for youth archery was discussed.  Contacting local schools to determine interest was discussed.
Lower Range:
Concrete blocks which are 30Ē x 30Ē x 48Ē are $0 each plus delivery.  Kevin will contact Dodge concrete for a better price. 
Doors and windows need to be installed on the pistol and rifle ranges.
Upper Range:
Match schedule is published.  A work schedule is needed.  Workers are needed.    A long range training class is planned.
Trap:
 
Starts April 10th.  
Fall Event:
Guns for the Fall Raffle were discussed.  Prize committee was authorized to purchase guns for up to $3,000 and to print the raffle tickets.
Lead management was discussed.  Testing is needed and lead reclaimers need to be contacted.  
Motion was made to upgrade the clubs WI-Force membership which will include a free range evaluation.  Cost is $250.  Passed.
Moving the air rifle league upstairs was approved.
Projects in progress.
Repair the lower road to the upper range.  Install a door on the lower range building.  Pistol house:  Removal and installation of French doors on one side and glass on the other.  Install garage doors from pistol house in pavilion by clubhouse.  Clean up RR ties and Telephone poles by clubhouse and on upper range.  Move container.  Repair old lawn mower.   Lead Recovery.   Tract removal.   Landscaping by sign.  Hunters Education Classes   Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Scrape and level the trap fields.  Find and repair roof leaks.   Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.


1/18/14 Minutes       
 
Current membership:  Single 126  Family 43  Life  93
Minutes from the 2103 annual meeting where read and approved.
The club has approximately $12,000 in the checking account.  Savings $1,043, Huntes Ed $121, Escrow $905.  Profit and loss report submitted.
Treasurers report was approved.
Larry reviewed the clubs financial status and improvements.
Archery:
New target holders and roofs have been installed.  New 3-D targets were acquired.   Participation was good in 2013.  Membership help appreciated and needed in 2014.
Indoor shoots will be held on Thursday nights this winter.
Lower Range and Pistol Range:
A new roof over the shooting area on the pistol range is in place.  A door for the lower range has been obtained and needs to be installed.  A torpedo heater has been donated.  A patio heater has been donated for the pistol league.  A French door to replace one of the garage doors has been purchased and needs to be installed.  Plans are to replace the other door with glass panels.
Grounds:
Mike and Dave and membership help did a great job mowing this year.  The new tractor and deck have made the job much faster.  Several roads need work.  The archery range also needs work.  Membership help is appreciated and needed.  Mowing is done on Tuesday nights.  Contact Mike or Dave.
Upper Range:
The range is operational and numerous shoots where held in 2013.  A league is under consideration.  Matches produced about $5,000 in income.  The hill needs to be trimmed back to allow shooting at 100 yards.  Help is need at the matches.
Clubhouse:  No report
Education:
Hunters Safety is starting again at CSA.  Goal is to have a Hunters Ed class in spring.  Concealed carry , Dynamic handgun, first aid, orienteering classes are under consideration.  Help is needed!  If you can help with Hunters Education classes contact Curt. 
Trap:
 
Trap income has remained steady even though there is a smaller core of participants.  Trap program will be similar to last year but new ideas are being discussed.
Fall Event:
Drawing the 5 gun raffle at the annual meeting has increased ticket sales substantially.  We ran out of tickets for the first time!  Discussion was held on getting the tickets out earlier.
Publicity:
Membership number have increased slightly.  There seems to be a significant turnover of members every year.  A special committee has been created to manage lead reclamation.  Joe brought up a bill in the congress to protect shooting ranges.
Bylaws changes:
A motion was made to change the requirements for board members to attend meetings.   The old policy was if a member missed 3 consecutive meetings they were removed from the board.  The proposal was to change this to 3 missed meetings in a calendar year would lead to removal.  Discussion was had and the motion passed.
Motion was made to remove the setting of the dues from the bylaws as this is a club policy.  Motion was discussed and passed.
Election of Officers and Board members:
A motion was made to approve the current officers and board members as they are all willing to continue to serve.  Motion passed.
New buisness:
Discussion was held on repairs and renovations to the clubhouse.  Prioritization and detailed cost analysis is required.  A evaluation of the building was suggested.  A upstairs handicapped bathroom was discussed. 
Meeting adhourned.

Projects in progress.

Repair the lower road to the upper range.  Install a door on the lower range building.

Pistol house:  Removal and installation of French doors on one side and glass on the other.  Install garage doors from pistol house in pavilion by clubhouse.

Clean up RR ties and Telephone poles by clubhouse and on upper range.  Move container.  Repair old lawn mower.   Lead Recovery.   Tract removal.   Landscaping by sign.  Hunters Education Classes   Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Scrape and level the trap fields.  Find and repair roof leaks.   Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.


12/18/13 Minutes       
 
Current membership:  Single 119  Family 43  Life  92
Minutes from the November meeting where approved.
Treasurers report was approved.
Ken Metzdorf gave a presentation on US Sportsmanís Alliance.
Old Snowblower was sold for $1,000.  The new snowblower is here and installed on the tractor.  Cost was $2,200.43
The front door lock is working well since the repairs.  Larry is working on getting some more keys.
An e-mail will be sent to the membership looking for help with the Hunters Education program.
Dues structure was discussed.  A bylaws change is required.  Removing the dues structure from the bylaws was discussed and will be brought up at the annual meeting.
Constructing a berm along the lower range was discussed.
Meeting adjourned.

 Projects in progress.
Repair the lower road to the upper range.  Install a door on the lower range building.
Pistol house:  Removal and installation of French doors on one side and glass on the other.  Install garage doors from pistol house in pavilion by clubhouse.  Clean up RR ties and Telephone poles by clubhouse and on upper range.  Move container.  Repair old lawn mower.   Lead Recovery.   Tract removal.   Landscaping by sign.  Hunters Education Classes   Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.  Scrape and level the trap fields.  Find and repair roof leaks.   Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.


11/20/13 Minutes     
 
Current membership:  Single 120  Family 43  Life  92
Dewy Kuenzi approved to replace Mike Henke as board member.
Minutes from October meeting approved.
Treasures report approved.  About 11,000 on account.
Archery:
 
Indoor winter shooting upcoming.  3 bales will be moved into the basement.
Lower Range:
 
Signage is needed on the lower range on proper operation of the range closed lights.  Sight in Clinics participation was 7 shooters on Saturday and one on Sunday for the first clinic and 20 on Saturday and 13 on Sunday for the second clinic.
Installing a door to keep the wind out was discussed.
Air rifle league is ongoing.
Upper Range:  Plans are to contour the hill to allow shooting at 100 yards.  Berm some of the target areas.  Drain tile the shooting area and install a limestone screenings base.  Improve the road along the lower range going to the berms.  Construct a temporary shelter for the shooting area.  Bids will be obtained on dirt moving.  Upper Range plans approved.
Grounds:
Snow blower for the tractor is ordered.  Cost is $2000.  The pop cooler is dead again.  The guy who has repaired it is retired.  A newer cooler is needed.
Curt needs to contact the Boy Scout troop about the shooting weekend.
The lock on the main clubhouse door failed and a locksmith came and repaired it.  Curt will give a quote to replace the lock.
Dues structure and work requirements where discussed. 
Larry will get the pistol house door project underway before pistol league.
Adjourned

  Projects in progress.

Repair the lower road to the upper range.  Pistol house:  Removal and installation of French doors on one side and glass on the other.  Install garage doors from pistol house in pavilion by clubhouse.  Clean up RR ties and Telephone poles by clubhouse and on upper range.  Move container.  Repair old lawn mower.   Lead Recovery.   Tract removal.   Landscaping by sign.  Hunters Education Classes   Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.   Sell snow blower for old tractor.  Scrape and level the trap fields.  Find and repair roof leaks.   Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction


10/16/13 Minutes       

 Current membership:  Single 119  Family 43  Life  92
Minutes from September meeting approved.
Treasures report approved.
Archery:  3-D targets are taken down.  Winter League is upcoming.
Lower Range:  Sight in Clinics coming up. 
Larry is looking into a company that can provide custom targets with club logo that can be sold to membership.  The berms need to be sandbagged.  Workday scheduled for 10-26 9am.  Mike will order a truckload of sand.
Indoor:  Air Rifle League is starting.  Replacement support poles need to be put in.
Trap:  Fall open shooting is ongoing.
Next year possible trophies and other events.  Possible 12,20,.410 event.
Upper Range:
Brush has been cleared.  Doghouses installed.  Plans are to berm dog houses and 300 yard area.  Plans are to have steel shoots this winter.
Discussion was held on shelter construction, Tube installation, Concrete floor installation.
Club House:
Furnace Duct work is adequate.  Roof top heat and AC unit will cost about 10,000 plus mounting pad and gas lines and electrical.  Rick Royan will do the electrical work.
Motion was made to purchase the rooftop heat and AC unit.  Passed
Grounds:
Mowing has been great all summer!  Snow removal was discussed.  A snow blower for the tractor will cost around $3,000.  Larry will look into this.
Terry will close the open gate on Breyer Road.
Mike Henke has missed 3 meetings in a row.  Larry will contact him about his board position.
Adjourned

 Projects in progress.

Repair the lower road to the upper range.  Pistol house:  Removal and installation of French doors on one side and glass on the other.  Install garage doors from pistol house in pavilion by clubhouse.  Clean up RR ties and Telephone poles by clubhouse and on upper range.  Move container.  Repair old lawn mower.   Lead Recovery.   Tract removal.   Landscaping by sign.  Hunters Education Classes   Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.   Sell snow blower for old tractor.  Scrape and level the trap fields.  Find and repair roof leaks.   Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.  Put up Tarps on pavilion for the winter.


9/18/13 Minutes       
 
Current membership:  Single 112  Family 42  Life  92
Minutes from August meeting approved.
Treasures report approved.
2 new members approved.
Clubhouse:
Cost to move the LP tank was 567.20.  includes a new regulator and line.  Replacingthe furnace and AC was discussed.  Terry will get another quote.
Grounds: 
Mowing is going well.  The old snow blower will get sold.  A bushog is available for rent on a hourly basis.  Snow removal was  discussed.  Purchasing a snow blower was discussed.  Road to the upper range was discussed.  Terry will check into repairs.  ? RR ties and rock.
Education:
Curt will be certified soon.  Jerry and Curt will work on equipment needed for the class.  Hopefully be able to hold a class in February.  Having a hunters ed instructor course at CSA was discussed.  A minimum of 6 is required.
Publicity:
Archery:  20 participants at the Fall Event.  Workday to take down the course will be 10-5.  Surveillance cameras will be installed as the fees are not being paid.  Three target butts will be moved into the basement for winter league.
Lower Range:
Sight in clinics will be held Nov 2 & 3 and 16 and 17.  9-3 on Saturdays and 9-12 on Sundays.  The mason want to have a shoot at the club.
Upper Range: 
Upper range meeting minutes attached.  There has been a little interest in Silhouette matches.  Someone to head up the project and to run matches is needed.
Trap:
Traphouse 4 needs a new sensor. 
Fall Event:
 
A profit was made although less than in previous years.  Attendance was down also.  The 5 gun raffle ticket sales appear to be going well.
Adjourned

Projects in progress.
Pistol house:  Removal and installation of French doors on one side and glass on the other.  Install garage doors from pistol house in pavilion by clubhouse.  Clean up RR ties and Telephone poles by clubhouse and on upper range.  Move container.  Repair old lawn mower.   Lead Recovery.   Tract removal.   Landscaping by sign.  Hunters Education Classes   Update First Aid kits.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.   Sell snow blower for old tractor.  Scrape and level the trap fields.  Find and repair roof leaks.   Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.  Put up Tarps on pavilion for the winter.


8/21/13 Minutes       

 Current membership:  Single 110  Family 42  Life  92
Minutes from July meeting approved.
Treasures report approved.
Archery:  19 shooters at last event.  Sign in box is up.  Members appear to not be paying the required fee for use of the 3-D course.  Sending a letter to the memberhship was discussed.  Placing a game trail camera on the course was discussed.
Lower Range: 
Pistol house roof is up.  Some of the materials for the French door and glass installation are at the club.   The lower range bunkers need to be sandbagged again.
Trap:  Houses 1 and 4 need to be tested before the Fall Event.
Upper Range:
Income is being produced from the matches.  Terry will be gone for the October match.  Someone is needed to run it.  Workers have been mostly non-members.
Club House:
Quote for a rooftop furnace and AC unit is 9,950.  Alternatives were discussed.  Other quotes will be obtained.
Indoor Range.  Construction of a indoor range was discussed.
Fall Event:
Prizes will be Brats, 2 Beers or raffle tickets.  Help is needed!  Salads and deserts needed.  Food will be BBQ and side items.  Art Nevins will get the sweet corn.  Dave will bring a turkey roaster to cook it in.  Need ice.  Toilets need to be pumped.  Items for bucket raffles were discussed.  Cleanup day will be the Saturday before.  Signs are needed for the raffles.  Mike will make up. 
Range rules were given final approval and will be posted and sent out to membership.
Adjourned.
Projects in progress.
Fall Event items and planning.
Pistol house:  Removal and installation of French doors on one side and glass on the other.  Install garage doors from pistol house in pavilion by clubhouse.  Clean up RR ties and Telephone poles by clubhouse and on upper range.  Move container.  Repair old lawn mower.   TV antenna.   Lead Recovery.   Tract removal  Landscaping by sign.  Remove overhead wire.  Hunters Education Classes  Update First Aid kits.  Sign in box for the archery range.  Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.   Sell snow blower for old tractor.  Scrape and level the trap fields.  Find and repair roof leaks.   Club house remodeling.  Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.  Upper range construction.


7-19-13 Minutes         Current membership:  Single 109  Family 42  Life  92
Minutes from 6-19-13 meeting were approved
Treasurersí report was approved.
Discussion was held on removing the ditch in the lawn between the archery range and the driveway.   This will be done when weather and time allows.
Daryl Hall will donate landscaping around the sign on Breyer Road.
Range Rules were discussed and finalized.  They will be sent out to the membership for review and finalized at the next board meeting.
Motion was made to purchase materials for the roof over the shooting area of the pistol house.  Approved
A bid has been submitted to remove the overhead wire by the clubhouse and rewire for 1,120.   Approved
Recobs will deliver 5 pallets of targets at the 12 pallet price.  Will be delivered after August first.  Approved
Motion to purchase a multi directional TV antenna for the clubhouse for approximately $150 was made and approved.  Dean will get it.
Discussion was held on upgrading the club Wi-Force membership to patriot level.  This includes a free range walk through and evaluation.
Lead recovery.  The provider is not in WI yet.  Should be back soon.
NRA Day was discussed.  If less than 6 people sign up it will be canceled.
Fall Event
Starting Pistol shoot and Silhouette shoot at 11am was discussed.
Items for the bucket raffles were discussed.    We still have meat certificates left for chicken shoot prizes.
Food for the Balloon shoot was discussed.
Adjourned.
Projects in progress.
Fall Event items and planning.
Pistol House Roof.
Pistol house:  Removal and installation of French doors on one side and glass on the other.
Install garage doors from pistol house in pavilion by clubhouse.
Clean up RR ties and Telephone poles by clubhouse and on upper range.
Move container.
Repair old lawn mower.
TV antenna.
Lead Recovery.
Tract removal
Landscaping by sign.
Remove overhead wire.
Hunters Education Classes
Update First Aid kits.
Sign in box for the archery range.
Inventory and sell old Remington trap machine parts.
Sell snow blower for old tractor.
Scrape and level the trap fields.
Find and repair roof leaks.
Club house remodeling.
Refurbish cardboard archery backstops in basement range.
Upper range construction.



6-19-13 Minutes
3 new members were introduced and accepted.
Minutes from May accepted.
Treasurersí report accepted.
Clubhouse:  Ron Kuhn donated a toilet and Chris Roelke installed it and cleaned the menís room.  The old one had cracked.
Motion was made and passed to have Tom Schwartz look at the AC unit and make repairs if under $500.  Mike Berkevich will contact him.
Terry will talk to the porta potty people about getting on a regular service schedule.
Grounds:
Mowing is being done on Tuesday nights at 6pm.  Mowing the upper range was discussed.
Education:
Curt is working on becoming certified to teach Hunters Education.  Hopefully the club can have Hunters Education classes next year.
Fees were discussed and set at $30 for the NRA Day.  22lr ammunition is needed.  Mike will send a plea to the membership.
Workers will be needed.
Curt will look into what is needed in our First Aid Kit.  Another kit is needed for the Upper Range.
9 people completed the concealed carry class.
Publicity:
Terry has sent out flyers for the balloon shoot and the 600 yard bench rest matches.
Archery:
Sign in box is nearly complete.
No report on lead recovery.  We need to have a lead management plan.
If the club joins Wi-Force at the Patriot level,  they will provide a complete range assessment.  Tabled for now.
A unknown person contacted the NRA about possible inappropriate use of the previous NRA grant.  Jerry contacted the NRA and the issue is resolved to the NRAís satisfaction.
Upper Range:
The recent shoot went well.  Gross was about $1,700.  Balloon Shoot is scheduled for 7-20 and 21.  Practice session is scheduled for July 19.  A work party is scheduled for Saturday to clear brush.  The netting to hold the balloons needs to be put up.  Signage is needed for the upper range and the sign on the gate needs to be removed.
Trap:  Ongoing
Fall Event:
Discussion was held on what guns to have in the raffle.  If possible we will get a AR-15 for top prize.  A medium frame pistol, a carry pistol, a 22lr pistol and a personal defense shotgun.    Mike will contact Larry and try to get them ordered soon and the tickets printed.
The new version of the Range rules was reviewed and changes made.  Terry will send out a new version with the revisions for the board to review.  When completed it will be sent to the membership and they will asked to come to a board meeting to comment if they would like.
Adjourned 


Minutes 5-15-13
Minutes of April meeting accepted.
Treasurersí report accepted
Archery:
Target Butts are in place and have new roofs over them.  The 3-D course is completely set up.  The first shoot is this weekend. Our order of trees has arrived and need to be planted.
Lower Range:
Discussion was held on removing the garage doors from the pistol house and putting in windows and putting up a roof over the shooting area.
Trap:
Ongoing.  Discussion on prizes for the night where discussed.
Upper Range:
 
The road is bad near the junction of the two roads.  Discussion was held on repairs.  Motion was made to spend up to $500 on gravel and tile to repair the road. Passed.  Motion was made to spend up to $300 to remove the sod and put down gravel in the shooting bench area.  Passed
Visible numbers need placed over each target station.
Education:
Curt has agreed to run the NRA Day.  A Concealed Carry class is scheduled for 6-1.  Hunters Ed was discussed.  A goal will to be able to hold a class next year.  Discussion was held oh having a first aid class and obtaining a defibrillator for the club.  A raffle to raise money for a defibrillator was discussed.  Curt will look at the first aid kits on the ranges.  Larry is working on having a orienteering class. 
Clubhouse and grounds:
The new mower is in use and working great.  Discussion was held on inventorying all the Remington trap machine parts so we can try to sell them.
Range rules were discussed and modifications made.  Revised copies will go out to the board members for further revision.
Meeting adjourned


Minutes 4-17-13
Minutes of March meeting accepted.
Clubhouse:  Moving the bar and improvements and remodeling of the clubhouse was discussed.
Grounds:
 
The new tractor is being serviced.  The new mower deck is ordered.  Mike B. and Dave Schilling will have access to the mower and will train anyone else who will assist with mowing.
Daryl Hall will donate landscaping and flower around the sign in front of the club.  Todd will service and repair the old mower.  Motion was made to sell the snowblower attachment.  Passed.  Mike B will work on it.  The order of trees will arrive soon and need to be planted.
Treasures report:
$1,350 needs to be moved to the escrow account from the 3 new life members.  Report accepted.
Education:
NRA Day is scheduled for 8-3 with a rain date of 8-4.  Having other classes was discussed.
Publicity:
An ad for the trap season was placed in local newspapers.
Archery:
 
A meeting will be held 4-18 to try and get a committee formed.  Flyers for the 3-D season will go out soon.
Lower Range Ė Pistol Range Ė Indoor range:
Looking for a double door to replace one of the overhead doors in the pistol house.  Possibly have steel challenge matches at night?  Need someone to run it.
Upper Range:
Committee is working on removing the electrical feed to trap 5 and then removing trap house 5.  Discussion was held on burning the range off.
Matches start in May.
Motion was made and passed that only members who have received credentials to use the upper range and members who have requested to be notified will be notified of open shooting dates and times on the upper range.
Trap:  Season is started and we have had numerous first time trap shooters! 
Fall Event:
 
Jerry has received some prizes for the Fall Event.  Ideas for the Fall Event were discussed. 
Meeting adjoured. 


Minutes 3-20-13

Minutes of February meeting accepted.
New Member Greg OíConnor accepted.
Treasurers Report was accepted.
Membership numbers are 88 Single and 39 Family memberships.  Approximately 23 keys have been given to life members.
Clubhouse:
A motion was made and seconded to raise the clubhouse rental rate for non-members to $150.  If alcohol is served a CSA bartender must be used and all alcohol purchased form CSA.  Discussion was held and motion passed.
Al Corlett is working on Clubhouse renovation plans and options.
Grounds:
 
A 4wd Compact Tractor is available for 5,500.  A seven foot rear finish mower would cost about 3,000.  Motion was made and seconded to purchase the tractor and mower deck for 8,500 and to use the revolving credit to pay for it.  Discussion was held and the motion passed.  Mike Berkovich will keep the tractor maintained.
Trap:
Greg Martin will level off the trap fields when the snow is gone and new grass will be planted.
A meeting will be set up to get input on trap and how to promote it.
Education:
Holding training classes was discussed.  Holding a summer camp was discussed.
Hunters Education:
Jerry reported that Paul Meyer is not interested in running the Hunters Education program any more.  Discussion was held on the Hunters Ed program.
Archery:
Four 3-D shoots are planned and the Fall Event.  Forming a Archery committee was discussed as help is needed to keep the program alive.  Motion was made and seconded to purchase one standing deer target for $490 plus tax.  Motion passed
Motion was made to authorize spending up to $300 to rebuild the target butt stands.  Passed
Motion was made to charge a fee of $5 for members to use the 3-D course.  Passed
Lower Range-Pistol-Indoor Ranges:
Discussion was held on replacing the garage doors with windows and installing a roof over the shooting area on the pistol range.
Upper Range:
Motion was made to remove or kill the sod and to place gravel where the shooting benches will be placed and to construct doghouses for steel and balloon shoots at no cost to the club.  Passed.
 
Range rules need to be revised to add the upper range and clean them up.  Jerry will work on this.
Lead:  2 firms are being contacted to look at lead reclamation and management.
Motion was made to continue CSAís NSSF membership for $75.  Passed
Motion was made to continue the clubs WI-Force membership for $30.  Passed
Policy for background checks on new members and the membership is being developed.
Adjourned

 


Minutes 2-12-13

Treasurersí report.  Approximately 10,000 on hand.  Treasurerís report approved.
Minutes from December read and approved.
New members Mark Merten presented and approved.
Club house:
Discussion was held on raising the non-member rental to $150.  Will discuss at the next meeting.
Grounds:
A compact tractor with a larger deck will be available soon.  It is currently being investigated.  Cost will be around 6,000 for the tractor and about 4000 for a new deck.
Education:
Hunters Ed was discussed as we are getting requests for Hunters Ed.  Jerry will talk to Jumper and report back to the board.
Discussion was held on having other training classes.  Intro to handguns, NRA basic pistol class, Black powder etc.
NRA Day:  Tom Pawlisch stepped down as the organizer of the event.  We do have some supplies left over.  Tom is willing to help.  Mike will contact Curt since he was absent from the meeting.  Date is tentatively se t for 8-3.
Publicity:
Mike will take over publicity.  Amy Bourne offered to manage the clubs facebook page.  Mike will contact Irene to try and get the password for the account.
Archery:
Some of the shooting lanes on the 3-D course will need to be changed.  Some down trees will need to be removed and the wood can be sold.  This will happen when the weather improves.
Lower Range:
Heater is installed in the pistol house.  Discussion was held on removing the garage doors and installing some of the patio doors to let in light and be able to watch the shooting line from inside the pistol house.  Installing a double door on one side so tables etc can be moved outside as needed.
Upper range:
Matches are scheduled throughout the summer.  Military construction help may be available in April.
Trap:
Increasing publicity is a priority.  Will probably be one and two man teams again this year.  Length of the season was discussed.
Lead management was discussed.  Duwayne Kuenzi was approved to head the committee on lead management.
Supervision of minors using the range was discussed.
Motion was made to begin requiring background checks on new members.  Background check would only involve thing which disallow a person from possessing or using firearms.  After discussion the motion was tabled.
Donations for the Fall Event are needed.  Work on the Fall Event should begin now!
Meeting adjourned. 



Annual Meeting 1-19-13
Meeting called to order at 3pm
Minutes from the 2012 annual meeting were read and approved.
Treasures report was read by Larry as Terry is in Mexico.
A number of improvements have been made in 2012.
Voice activation for 2 trap houses were purchased.  A burned out motor in trap one was replaced.  New 3-D targets and target butts for the practice range were purchased.  Power was run to the pistol house and the lower range.
Balance of 2,746 in the main account.  Escrow account 455, Hunters Ed 121, General savings 1041.
Treasures report approved.
Archery:
12 3-D shoots were held with about 120 participants.
Upper Range: 
There is a possibility to get heavy equipment to work on the range at a greatly reduced rate.  This is being investigated.
RSO course will be offered at CSA.  Date to be announced.
A long range training class taught at CSA will be required for anyone who wants to shoot on the upper range.
Shooting on the upper range will be under RSO supervision only or at matches.
Discussion was held on giving members who donated time or equipment or materials for the upper range to have reduced fees.
Possible changes to the bylaws were discussed


  1. Put in a line that all members agree to obey and be subject to the penalties of the range rules as posted on the website and or on the range.

  2. Propose a background check on new members and a percentage of existing members each year.  New members would pay the $15 cost.  The club would pay for the members checks.  Existing members would be checked no more than once every 5 years.  The checks would be for felonies and any reason they cannot possess or use a firearm.  Options to have existing members sponsor a new member to avoid the background check and having the sponsor member be liable for the new member was discussed.  Possibility of using a CCW permit or a recent firearm purchase as a replacement for a background check was discussed.

  3. Installing video surveillance on the ranges and grounds was discussed.

  4. Limiting the number of visits a guest can make to the club and having a fee for guests was discussed.

  5. Moving the annual meeting to Spring was discussed.

New Business:
Building improvements and remodeling is needed.  Al Corlett has been researching the options and costs.
Elections:
Motion was made to reelect the existing officers as they are all willing to serve. Motion seconded and passed.
Dave Schilling, Dean Haseman, and Kevin Bourne were nominated to serve as board members.  Motion seconded and passed.
Meeting Adjourned


Board Meeting 12-19-12
Minutes from the October and November meetings were approved.
Treasures report.  Balance of 8,989.60.  Statements and reports available from Terry.  Report approved
Upper Range:
Terry reported back that the cost to form a 501c corp oration would be about $10,000.
Terry and Larry met with the Elba town board.  They are very happy with what is being done on the range.
A procedure to handle complaints is being developed by the town board.
The Upper Range will only be open to use on predetermined dates and times and under the supervision of a certified Range Safety Officer.  All shooters must pass a orientation class.
Motion was made and amended to set the cost of the orientation and training class at $50  Passed
The range will also be open for shooting competitions.    Participants must have passed the CSA orientation class or provide proof of previous participation in long range matches.
Discussion was held on providing discounts on Upper Range usage fees  for any member who has contributed  $500 in Labor or equipment use for construction of the upper range.
Discussion was held on having a Range Safety Officer class at CSA.
Creating and selling a CSA cookbook was discussed.  Books will cost 3 to 8 dollars each depending on type and volume.  This will be brought up at the annual meeting to check interest and a e-mail will be sent to the membership to gauge interest.
Discussion was held on Larryís Security suggestions.  Larry will discuss running background checks on new members and existing members with the attorney.
Al Corlet will not be running for a board position when his expires in January.  Thanks to Al for his service!
Al provided some information from his research on clubhouse renovations.
The clubhouse is rented for a sledding party on 2-15.
Discussion was held on NRA day.  Sponsorship for the NRA Day was discussed.
Meeting adjourned 


No Quorum present for the November meeting


Minutes 10-17-12
Minutes from 9-19-12 minutes were approved.
Treasurers Report:  Terry was absent but had emailed out the reports.  They will be approved of at the next meeting.  Approximately 900 tickets have been paid for for the 5 gun raffle.
Archery:  3-D targets have been taken in.  The practice butts need to be moved inside.
Todd will refurbish the compressed cardboard backstops on the indoor range.
A winter indoor archery league is being planned.
Lower Range:  Inside latches for the overhead doors have been obtained and the door lock will be replaced with a lock with the same key as the lower range and gate.
Motion was made to buy a heater for the pistol house up to $100.  Passed.
Group usage of the ranges was discussed.  The current policy is that the ranges can only be used for club activities.
Trap:  Motion was made to purchase a Angle Master and 2 blast shields.  Passed
Upper Range:  PVC pipes for target stands are installed.  More fill needs to be placed in the berm and will be done when equipment is available.
Rick discussed shooting bench location on the UR.  A motion was made to require Terry to produce documentation and plans for the building of the upper range from inception to 2009 and to supply a written copy of the NARSA rules.  Motion failed.
Upper Range committee was discussed.  Discussion of 6í verses 10í spacing of the benches was discussed.
Clubhouse:  Clubhouse is rented for 11-17.  A steel challenge event will be held that day.
Sight in Clinic dates are 11-3 and 11-4.  Hours will be 9-3.
Grounds:  Motion was made to purchase $200 worth of trees from the Countyís program.  Passed.
The new sign needs to be installed.  Plans were made to install it this coming Sunday.
Discussion was held on the possible purchase of a compact tractor with a bucket and mower.  Watch for any good deals.
Mowing the grounds in 2013 was discussed.  Getting a outside location for storage of the tractor was discussed.  Planting some of the grass areas with shrubs and or trees was discussed.
Publicity:  Irene was absent.  She has missed 3 meeting is a row and per the bylaws her board position is open.
Hunters Ed was discussed.  Next class in spring?
Second Shot program through NSSF should be in spring.
Another First Shot program is also possible.  Larry will check into it.
VP report:  None
The various disciplines in the club was discussed.  Larry will present a proposal.
Rick is working on a Range Rules rewrite.
Any changes to the Bylaws will need to be formulated soon for presentation at the annual meeting.  Board of directors requirements for meeting attendance needs to be addressed.
Dues were discussed regarding members who join late in the year.  Motion was made and passed that new members who join after 9-1 can just pay that years maintenance fee and the dues and maintenance fee for the upcoming year.


Minutes 9-19-12

Motion was made to add Mike Henke to the board.  Motion passed.
Discussion was held on the clubs donations to Wings over Wisconsin.  They are supposed to make a reciprocal donation to CSA and have not made it for the last 2 years.
Paul Mayer will contact them.
Minutes from August meeting were approved.
A check received at the Fall Event for $75 bounced.  A $5 fee was added.  The check was not from a member. 
Treasures report was submitted and approved. 
Motion was made to Pay off the outstanding $5,000 loan and any interest due. Passed
Archery:  The Fall Shoot had 15 shooters and had fun with side events.
Approximately $1,100 was taken in by archery in 2012.  The 3-D targets will come in soon and some of the practice butts will be moved into the basement for winter league.
Lower Range:  25 yard bunker has been repaired.
Indoor range:  No report
Trap:  Fall League is running now.  Work needs to be done over winter to try and increase participation in the Trap league.
Upper Range:
Plastic pipe has been installed to hold wood target stands.  Mike Berkevich will add fill to the berm.  Benches are being built.  Terry and Paul will check into the next town board meeting to get approval to open.   Discussion was held on the remaining bunkers.  Rick estimates 20 to 25 thousand dollars would be needed to compete them.
Clubhouse:  Mike Henke has tiled the floor in the womenís bathroom and will do the menís.  Mike painted and upgraded the entire womenís bathroom.
Grounds:  Bill is no longer mowing the grounds.  It is approximately a 6-8 hour job to mow the entire grounds.   Discussion was held on getting a shed or container to store the mower so it can be accessible to members to mow without having to unlock the clubhouse. 
Publicity:  No report
Youth:  No report
Discussion was held regarding holding Hunters Education classes.  Paul is going to have surgery and will not be able to run a class.  We will look for volunteers. 
Sight in Clinic will be scheduled for November 3 and 4 from 9am to 3pm.
The Mason shoot was discussed.  Range use policies should be reviewed.  Here is the current policy from the 4-12 board meeting:
         
Renting of the Ranges was discussed.   Motion was made and seconded that the
         
Ranges will not be rented for non-club activities.  Motion passed.
Curt La Haise would like to rent the clubhouse on 11-17-12
Meeting adjourned. 


CSA Board Meeting Minutes 8-15-12
New members Greg Miller and James Cleary were approved
Minutes from last meeting were approved.
Art Nevins objected to errors in reporting financial information.  Discussion was held on financial reports and the clubs financial health.  All financial records are now corrected after an extra deposit was accidentally recorded.
Treasures reports were submitted discussed and approved.
Dewy Kuenzi resigned from the VP board position since the last meeting.
Archery:
20 shooters at the last 3-D match!  Fall Hunters Tune up going on now on Tuesday nights.  $3 members  $5 non-members.  Dan plans to set up a EZ up by the archery range and run the 3-D match and archery events from there for the Fall Event.
Indoor Range:  No report
Trap:
Summer League is over.  Gross receipts of about $250 per night.   We will continue to shoot open trap on Thursday nights.
Discussion on the Trap program was held.  Suggestions to improve the trap program were discussed.  Forming a committee to work on the trap program as discussed.  Having an intro to Trap program was discussed.   5 stand was discussed. 
Upper Range:
Help is needed to put the steel roof on the 600 yard berm.  The trusses are installed.
Club House:  No report
Grounds:  No report
Publicity:  No report
Fall Event:
Gun Raffles were discussed.  Posting the winners of the Raffles on the web site was discussed.  Producing a report of the income and expenses after the Fall Event was discussed.
Clean up date was set for 2 weeks before the Fall Event. 
Sight in Clinic dates will be set at the next meeting.
New Business:
Motion was made and discussed to publish the agenda for the board meetings one week prior to the meeting by e-mail to the membership.  Passed
Meeting minutes will be posted on the website as soon as possible after the meeting, initially as pending approval.
Financial information is available to all members through the Treasurer.
Motion was made to alter the Range rules by removing electronic surveillance and replacing it with video surveillance and to remove the word hidden.  Motion was discussed and passed.
Jerry Queisser requested to be put on the board in the vacated Vice President position.
Discussion on board member responsibilities was discussed.  Motion was made to install Jerry as VP.  Passed
Discussion was held on changing the Range rules to allow 50bmg and full auto fire at CSA.  Tabled until the next meeting.
Discussion was held regarding a letter submitted by Irene who was not present at the meeting and removing Bill Martin as a board member for conduct unbecoming an officer.   Tabled until the next meeting.
Adjourned 


CSA Board Meeting 6-20-12
New members Doug Gamer and Chris Kendziora were accepted.
Treasurerís report:  5,000 has been borrowed from the revolving credit account.  Balance is approximately 6,000.  Larry is owed 1,000 for trap 1 motor, 500 for shells,  50 for beer,  70 for liquor license.   Treasurerís report was accepted.
Archery:  Donation box is in place.  A sign in sheet box is being worked on.  Suggested donation for the 3-D range will be $5 for members and $10 for guests.  June shoot had 19 shooters.
Lower Range: 
 
Range rules were discussed.  A proposal for modified range rules will be presented at the next meeting.  ENN pumped our portapotties for free when they delivered the handicapped portapotties for the handicapped womens shoot.
Upper Range:  No report
Trap:  season is ongoing
Club house and grounds no report
Publicity:  New signs are almost done and should be installed soon.
Events:  NRA day is 8-4  Dodge and Columbia County Sporting Alliance each gave $250 for support of the NRA day.  A check for $350 for supplies for the event was authorized and issued.
Fall Event:
Discussion was held on firearms for the raffle.  Prizes for bucket raffles etc are needed.
Bill will check on prices of guns.
Youth:  no report
Bill Elder and Jerry Quissner have missed 3 consecutive meetings.  Per the bylaws their board positions are open.
Meeting adjourned. 


May 2012 No quorum present


Minutes 4-18-2012
Four new members were introduced and accepted
Minutes from February meeting were accepted.
Current membership 98 individual  36 family and 91 life
No treasurersí report.
Income and donations were discussed.   Our fixed expenses = membership dues of about 120 members.
Archery:
The new practice butts are installed.  The stands need repairs or rebuild.  The new 3-D targets are also here.  First shoot is on Saturday.  Help is needed to run the shoots.
The city of Columbus may donate wood ships and telephone poles and wire wheels.
Lower and pistol range:
Pistol house has one coat of paint and needs another.  The inside wiring is completed and the overhead wires need to be run yet.
Bunker repairs are needed on the lower range.
Silhouette stands need to be constructed.
Indoor Range:
New dehumidifier was donated and installed by Todd
Lights still need to be installed.
Practice butts will be moved indoors in the fall.
Trap:
Motor is on its way back for trap one.  Cost is about $950.
The activities for Thursday night trap will be discussed and decided on Thursday night by the participants.  Rates will be $3 for members and $5 for non-members.
Upper Range:
Use of large concrete blocks for berm construction was discussed.
2 or 3 containers have been donated and should be coming.
A member who has access for tube placement may be available.
Clean fill is needed.
Upper range rules will need to be updated.  Completing a class and passing a test will be required to use the upper range. 
Club House:
Repairing and remodeling was discussed.  One of the coolers will be going in for repairs.
The soda cooler went out and needed a new fan.  It then turned into a freezer.  A new regulator was required.   Cost was about $225.  It is working well now.
The clubhouse is rented at the end of the month.
A quote for new siding is needed.
Grounds:
Material for a new highway sign is here and is being worked on.
The water leak on the tractor is repaired.  Thanks Todd for doing the repair and to Bill for hauling the tractor.
The gearbox on the tractor went out.  Replacement cost was about $670.
Moving the portapotty to a flatter area was discussed.
Both portapottys have been cleaned and refilled.
Education:
Pistol class for 4-H and the public will be on 4-28.  Curt LaHaise will instruct it.
Muzzleloader class will be 5-20
Columbus High school has a archery class starting.
Youth:
Nothing to report
Fall Event:
Items for the Fall Event are being gathered.  All board members are on the committee!  If you come across a good price on a item for the Fall Event contact Larry or snap it up!
New business:
Renting of the Ranges was discussed.   Motion was made and seconded that the Ranges will not be rented for non-club activities.  Motion passed.
 
Motion was made and seconded to purchase 2 loads of gravel for the lower range parking area.  Motion passed
Meeting Adjourned.

 


Minutes 3-21-2012
New members were introduced and accepted
Minutes from February meeting were accepted.
Treasurerís report was submitted and accepted.
Bill for 1,200 to Larry Haseman for skid loader and tractor time was submitted, discussed and approved.
Bill for $68 for fuel to Paul Mayer was submitted and approved.
Four new members were accepted.
Archery:
Open shoots are going well with some new archery students.
The backstop racks on the practice range need work.
Dan needs help to work the events and make improvements.  Notification will be made to the membership.
3-D shoot cards are out and flyers are sent out.
Donations for prizes are being collected.  Shooters will get a ticket each time they shoot.
Poles and RR ties need to be cleaned up on the practice range.
Motion was made and discussed to purchase Pacific Bow target butts for the practice range and new 3-D targets.  Discussed and passed.  Motion made by Rick to increase allowance to 2,000 for archery equipment.  Passed.
Motion made to post a donation box and request donations for use of the archery range by members was made and passed.  If insufficient donations are made a fee may be imposed.
Lower and pistol ranges:
Wiring will be done soon.  Pistol league and steel shooting are going well.
Indoor range:  No activity
Trap:
Larry Haseman donated a youth Mossberg pump shotgun to the club
Motion made and passed that the Vice President will be in charge of club owned firearms.
Voice activation units are installed and operational.  Motor for trap one is out for repairs
Upper Range:
Signs are needed along the fences.
Motion made to purchase used fence Rick found for $200.  Discussed and approved.  Rick will pick up and deliver for gas costs.
Roof for the 600 yard berm was discussed.  Motion was made and discussed to purchase a container and supplies for the roof for $1,000.  Passed.
Motion was made to reimburse Ron Kuhn for gas expenses to work on the upper range up to $300.
Club House:
One of the coolers behind the bar is not working.  It will repaired and moved outside behind the outside bar.  Todd will move to his shop for repairs and testing.  Todd donated the repair costs.
A committee will be formed to look at remodeling the clubhouse.  New siding and interior remodeling is needed.  We have some requests to rent the facilities.
One of the overhead doors from the pistol range will be removed and installed on the lower range.  Patio doors will be installed in itís place on the pistol range. 
Gates need to be installed on the sides of the pistol range.
Bill Martin offered a over and under youth shotgun to the club for $150.  Motion was made and passed to purchase the gun.
BOW wants to use the club grounds in June.  Date to be determined.
Motion was made and passed to donate the use of the grounds for the event.
Publicity:
Discussion on the outdoor signs was held.  Todd will donate steel for the sign and paint it.  Larry will letter the sign.
Irene will get a cost to update the clubs flyers.
Irene obtained sponsorship for the Family NRA Day from Columbia County Conservation Alliance and Dodge County Conservation Alliance. Of 1,500.
Flyers for the event are out.
Coupon packages for area events are also sent out.
Youth 4-H schedule is finalized.
The septic tank needs to be located and pumped.  Larry and Dewy will take care of this as well as get the porta pottis pumped and cleaned.
Motion was made and discussed to rent the hayfield to Mike Berkovich for $125 per acre with a 3 year agreement.  Actual acreage will be determined by the planting machinery.  Passed
Discussion was held on range rentals.  Larry receives requests regularly. 
Meeting adjourned 


Minutes 2-15-2012
New members were introduced and accepted
Minutes from 12-21-11 were accepted.
Treasurerís report was submitted and accepted.
Accounts and Categories were discussed.
The loan on the trap machine will be paid off.
Archery:
 
3-D Targets will be repaired and the bales on the practice range will be replaced and the stands rebuilt.
Lower and Pistol range:
Wiring to the pistol and lower range will be installed when weather allows.
Discussion was held on mulch for the pistol range to eliminate the mud.
Replacing one of the garage doors with patio doors was discussed.  The garage door can be moved to the lower range.
A roof will be placed to cover the concrete.
Indoor range:
Archery is using the foam blocks but these will not last long.  Using bales as a backstop on half of the range was discussed.  These would be made to be portable.
Todd will install some new lights.
Trap:
Motor in trap one is burned out.  It needs a new motor and clutch and possibly a contoller board.  Motion made and passed to have repairs done for around $1,200.
Trap 3 and 4 are repaired and ready for the season. 
Parts are available for the Remington machines we have in storage.
Discussion was held on voice activation and a motion was made to purchase Canterbury wireless voice activation systems for trap 2 and 3.  Passed
Upper Range:
A source for fence at $1 per foot is possible.  Rick will check into it.
Motion made to provide Dan Parish a life membership for contributions of equipment use and steel for the club was made and passed.
Grounds:
Education:  Hunters Ed classes starting soon.
Publicity:
Youth air rifle was discussed.  Outdoor expo was discussed.  A membership has been provided for a raffle prize in the past.  Discussion was held on providing coupons for activities and events instead of a membership was discussed and approved.  The coupon packages can be used to support other events as well.
Motion was made and passed to provide 7 coupon packages for area events.
Fall Event:
Guns for raffle.  WE have a Silver reserve.  Motion was made to purchase the 270 that Mike one last year for $175.  Passed  Larry will procure the other gun prize.
Club has purchased a youth mossberg shotgun.
Officers are of responsibility are as follows:
Club House and Grounds -  Bill Elder and Bill Martin
Archery Ė Dan Wilson
Lower Range Ė Dewy Kuenzi
Upper Range  -  Rick TeBeest
Indoor Range Ė Todd Morris
Trap  -  Larry Haseman
Youth and Education  Al Corlett
Publicity  -  Irene Pawlisch
Fall Event  -  Entire Board and Officers
The hay bales that belong to Tom Stebbins were discussed.  Motion was made to notify Tom to remove them within 30 days or they would be sold.  Passed  Rick abstained.
Discussion on renting the 4 acres of land was discussed.  Bids will be submitted with preference given to members or neighbors.  No hunting will be allowed.  Passed

 


 

Annual Meeting Minutes not yet approved


Meeting Minutes 12-21-11

New member Jeremy Maertz was introduced.
Minutes from November meeting were accepted.
Treasurersí report accepted.
Archery
Working on a winter League.  Cardboard backstops need work.
The 3-D targets will get repaired over winter.
Lower range:
 
One new bench top is installed.  Four more tops are made.
25-yard berm needs work on the front of it.
Long range plans for the lower range were discussed.
Discussion on placing wiring to the pistol and lower range was discussed.  A quote for $1,350 for the work was presented.   Motion was made and passed to go ahead with the work.
Trap:
Trap one motor burned up and is out for repair.  Trap 3 needs to be adjusted and trap 4 has a bad sensor.
Upper Range:
Paul met with the town board and our plans were well received.  See attached
The town board prefers to have the firing points fenced off.
Telephone poles are needed!  Larry has a possible source for RR ties.
Clubhouse:
The anode was removed from the water heater and treated with chlorine. 
Grounds:
Bids not in on snow removal. 
The auxiliary has $35
Membership:
The election committee will send out a letter to submit nominations.
Bylaws changes were discussed.  A work requirement was discussed.  10 hours and a $25 credit on the next years dues would be earned.
New members must attend a board meeting and then get their key.
Joe Sciascia will help with a review and modification of the bylaws.
Renting the Hay field was discussed.  Bids will be submitted.
Guest Fee was discussed.
Signage for the gate area was discussed.  A membership required sign and a sign that requires the gate to be locked at all times will be put up.
Hunters Education was discussed.  Hunters Education is under the CSA umbrella and reports financial information and information of all activities directly to the board.
Motion was made for CSA to purchase a youth shotgun.  Motion was passed.
Annual meeting 3:00 on 1-21-11.
Meeting Adjourned 


Meeting Minutes 11-16-11

 

No Quorum was present.
Drywall and insulation are installed and one coat of mud has been applied to the pistol house.  Final mudding and painting will need to be done in the spring.  Materials for this project were donated.
Sight in Clinic income was $650
Cost for wiring to the pistol house and lower range will be $1325.  No vote due to no quorum.
Thursday night trap is still going on with good participation.
Most of the poles and about Ĺ the RR ties are moved to the upper range.
Paul will attend a Town Board meeting to explain the plan.
Boy Scout Shoot had about 25 participants.
First Shot program had 52 participants from a wide area.  The event was very successful!
Most will probably return for the Second Chance program.
2010 taxes have been filed.
                
Discussed possible changes to Bylaws.   Need to be ready for the annual meeting.
  
1.   Reduce Board from 16 to 12.
   
2.  Change quorum to ??
   
3.   Set up regular workdays.
   
4   Create a work requirement for the membership.
   
5.  Set a policy on when membership payment includes the next year.
   
6.  Try to recruit members for committees to help the board with the different disciplines.
7.      Get new members to come to a board meeting before they get a key and final membership approval.
    
Negotiations on renting the hayfield ground on the club are ongoing.
Paul presented a letter regarding firearms associated with the Hunters Education program.  The letter is attached.  These firearms are legally registered to Paul and he has responsibility for them.  There is no liability to the club and officers for these guns.
Workdays schedule was discussed.
Meeting Adjourned.

 

 


Meeting  Minutes 10-19-11
Minutes from Septembers meeting approved.
Rock and gravel has been put in place on the lower range.  Pistol house ceiling has been put up.
Running power to the pistol house and lower range was discussed.  Larry will work on this.
Air Rifle League has started.  An indoor Archery league for spring was discussed.
Income from the Fall League has nearly equaled the income from summer league.
Selling some of the old trap equipment was discussed.  Larry will investigate.
Upper Range:  The 15 tubes have been moved onto club grounds.  Jumper will work on tires for gaskets between them. 
Construction of the Upper Range was discussed.  We have about 380 RR ties and 41 poles.   Old I-beams need to be removed. 
Jumper presented a drawing for construction of the 600 yard berm.  A motion was made and approved to approve the design and complete items 1-5 of the presented upper range plan. 
Motion was made and passed to point the tubes at the 300, 400, and 600 yard bunkers.
Jumper will talk to the Town Board.
Clubhouse
Need insecticide treatment.  Mike will work on.
Grounds:
Discussion was held on putting snow removal for the club up for bids.
Discussion was held on putting up snow fence to minimize drifts on the patio.
Discussion was help on the NSSF First Shot program on 11-5.  Food will be available.  5 trainers are needed.  Grants from NSSF are possible.  NSSF provides the needed supplies.
We must provide 22 pistols.
Discussion was held on the bylaws requirement for new members to attend a board meeting.
The hay on club property will be evaluated for sale.  ? if this hay belongs to Tom Stebbins.
Renting out the 4 acres next year was discussed.
Larry is working on changing the status of some of the clubs land to Tree farm or CREP for tax savings.
Concealed Carry Classes are being worked on by Mike.
A food auxiliary committee was discussed.
Fall Shoot:
Profits for the events were Judge shoot 153,  pistol 63,  silhouette 63,  hunt and cover 40, rabbit  60,  chicken  180.  Full break down attached.
  
Addition of other events was discussed.   ,  25 bird shoot, Long range archery bullís-eye, Top Shot type event. 
Register for shooting times was requested. 
A list of potential Club projects was presented and discussed.
Meeting Adjourned.


Meeting  Minutes 9-20-11
Minutes from August meeting approved.
Approximately gross for the Fall event was 9,000
Treasures report was submitted and approved.
First Shot is  interested in having a into to pistol shooting program at CSA.  Possible date of 10-5.  Motion was made and passed to have Larry pursue this.
The alarm has gone off 3 times. 
Schutzenfest was a success with around 30 shooters
Discussion was held on changing the board meeting time,  size of the board and requiring work hours of members.
Discussion about possession of club owned firearms and BB guns was discussed.   Keeping these weapons in the armory and requiring sign out of all items removed was discussed.
There is a dehumidifier and 2 gun safes installed in the armory.
Becoming a outdoor woman (handicapped shooters) would like to use the club grounds and range for a practice event before deer season on 10-18.  There would be training from 9-12,  lunch , safety training from 1:30 to 3 and range time from 3:30 to 5:30.  A motion was made and passed to donate the use of the facilities for this event.
Larry will investigate the sale of the hay bales.
The 3-D archery course will come down next weekend.
Gravel for the parking area by the lower range was discussed.  A motion was made to approve up to 1,500 for gravel and rock.  Mike will contact Mike Schmitt.
Terry offered to make and install concrete benches on the lower range.  Motion was made and approved to have Terry proceed with the project.
Plastic for the lower range and the pavilion will need to be installed.   Larry has a tarp that can be used for part of it.
A furnace for the pistol range was discussed.  More research needs to be done.
All trap lights are fixed.  Larry is working on a procedure to diagnose problems with the lights.
Tom Kunkle has not committed on the purchase of the tubes.
Youth:
State American Legion has 2 scholarships that have not been applied for.
Irene is working on a grant that must be submitted by 10-12.
Soda machine will be moved to the pistol house when power is run down there.
Discussion was held on new members coming to a board meeting to be introduced and then get their key and membership card.
Discussion was held on setting a work day 2 weeks before the Fall Event and another Work Day in June.


Minutes 8-18-11

Larry presented income and expense figures for 2010 and 2011.  Attached
The Columbus Hospital Chicken Shoot generated $1322 gross with a $625 net,
Paying down the loan for the trap thrower was discussed.  More information on the amounts in the individual accounts and how paying off the trap machine can be accomplished will be presented at the October meeting.
Hunters Educations status was discussed.  Since it uses the clubs Tax ID number the financial information from Hunters Ed must be sent to the accountant.  Hunters Ed financial records will be incorporated into the clubs records.
Discussion was held on the board members whose seats are vacant due to missing 3 meetings in a row.  Motion was made to reinstate Tom Stebbins and Art Schregardus and Bill Elder.  This motion was not voted on.  A motion to reinstate Bill Elder as he was present was made and  passed. 
Dan Wilson was appointed to fill Steve Steinbecks open position.  Dan will be in charge of Archery and Todd Morris will move to the indoor range.
Disposition of the tracks was discussed.  Paul and Larry will check into this.
Motion was made and passed to have the club finance the purchase of Hats with the club logo at 7.50 each and sell them at the club and the Fall Event.
The fill has been delivered and needs to be cleaned and moved into position.
No new information on the sale of the concrete tubes.  Larry will try and make contact.
Mike Berkovich has offered to haul the sand pile out to the upper range.
Larry will write up a letter to the membership regarding the completion of the upper range and the need to complete it so we can move into other projects.
Access has been found to a scissor lift, which will be used to repair the trap field lights.
We also have a new member who is an electrician who has agreed to do the repairs.
Another new member will help with the refrigerators.
Motion was made and passed for Mike to work on setting up Concealed Carry Classes at CSA.  We have 3 available instructors.
Discussion was held on spare parts for the Trap machines.  Rick presented a list of needed parts.  A motion was made and passed to purchase the parts for $452.
Discussion was held on the new trap machine as the counter has more birds on it than it should.  Larry will investigate if the machine was new our used.
Rick cashed in all the cans in the basement. 
Meeting adjourned.

 


CSA Board Meeting 7-20-11
Meeting called to order at 7pm
4-H turned in a profit of $79 for recent events
Tom will get supplies needed for the NRA day
Cleanup days for the Fall Event will be 8-27 and 8-28
Minutes from June meeting were approved.
Treasurerís report was submitted.
Club income and expense accounting methods were discussed.  It needs to be understood that these accounts are for tracking and information purposes.  All funds taken in by the club are subject to being used as the board decides unless a donation was made and the donor designated a specific discipline for the donation.
Don will e-mail the check register and income and expense reports prior to each meeting.  Using Drop box was discussed.
Presidentís report:
Larry will notify Tom Stebbins, Bill Elder and Art Schregardus that their board positions must be suspended according to the club bylaws for failure to attend board meetings.  They can be reinstated at any time according to the bylaws.  Larry will report on their decisions.
The sale of CSA Hats and merchandise was discussed.  Larry will continue to manage this area.  2 Dozen Hats were approved to have on hand for the Columbus Hospital Chicken Shoot and the Fall Event.
A motion to increase the rental of the club house for commercial purposes to the non-member rate was approved.  For Arts CCW classes the fee for use of the pistol range after the class will be $10 per  shooter.
Mike will talk to Dan Parish about getting a piece of steel to protect the uprights in the middle of the range as they are getting shot up.
Motion was passed to pursue having a Class 3 shoot on the pistol range or upper range berm.
Grounds:
Mower was discussed.  It seems to be ok for now.
There is someone interested in purchasing some of the large tiles that the club has.  Larry will make contact.  A target price of 800 to 1000 each was approved.
Jumper proposed to sell the club 5 36Ē tubes to the club so a third tube can be installed on the upper range.  Cost to the club would be 2,000 and a 500 fee for hauling them if needed.  A motion was made and passed to pay 1,000 deposit on the 5 tubes with the rest due on delivery.  Paul abstained on the vote.
Fall Event:
A lift is needed to repair the trap field lights and install wiring to the pistol and lower range.  A motion was made and passed for Larry to rent a lift and get the work completed.
Lower Range:  Discussion was held on replacing the shooting benches with ones made from cast concrete tops with cement block stands.  Terry will research and report on this.
HVAC for the clubhouse was discussed.  Dewy and Larry and will look into this.
Sight in Clinic Dates will be October 8 and November 12 and 13 with hours of 8-4.
Cost will be $10 for 1st gun and $5 each gun after that.
A motion was made to join Dodge County Sportsmanís Alliance and was passed.
A Mossburg Silver Reserve will be obtained for the top raffle prize.
A credit card number should be taken on all Bids for a Africa Hunt.
Art has a Class Scheduled for 8-21.  Passed.
Meeting Adjourned

 



CSA Board Meeting 6-15-11
Meeting called to order at 7pm
No quorum present
Treasurerís report was submitted.
Becoming an Outdoor Woman event on 6-25 (9-?) was discussed.  They will shot 22lr and archery.   Coaches are needed especially for archery.  Coaches should be there at 8am.  Cost to the BOW will be $75 for range rental.  Proof of insurance is required.  Rifle rests and bags will be needed.  They will purchase sodas through the club.  Bill will arrange for a handicapped porta potty, which they will pay for. 
Otsego 4-H will have 16 kids participating at CSA.  Weekly practice sessions will be set up for the kids.  Irene will ask for help if needed.  The Fair Shoot is scheduled for 7-16 from 9 - ?.

Fall Shoot
A list of clubs to send flyers to needs to be developed.  Please let me know of any clubs or organizations that should receive flyers for the event.
4-H will supply workers.  They will be kids in the 8-12 age group.  A separate sign in sheet for workers was suggested so we can thank and track them.
Schedule
Trap will start and 9am and last teams start at 4pm. $125 entry fee per team
Pistol shoots at 11am  Pistol shoot must be moved up close to the berm so the Trap shooters can not see them.
Silhouette at 2pm
Rabbit and Chicken Shoots and Hunt and Cover all day.
3-D Archery all day
Technohunt and youth events 12 Ė 2
We should have tickets printed before the next meeting.   To accomplish this we need confirmation of the prizes ASAP!
Guns for top prizes.   Larry has been working on guns.  Larry please e-mail the board with the status on gun prises.

Irene will contact All Seasons on a bow donation again.

Larry will contact
Larry about a donation of binoculars and a knife set again
Dewy will get a loader from MEC
.

Last year we had a Lee loader.  Not sure if it was purchased or donated

Jerry advised that Lee, Remington and Do-all responded to our donation request that they will supply merchandise at wholesale prices.  If we want to purchase anything from them it should be decided very soon
Jumper
will contact Art Herbold about a fishing rod donation again
Jumper
will contact his team and Precision Stripping,  Birdbusters team and Westra Tillema and Conner LLC  and Lomis Outdoor products about a cash donation again.
Jumper
will contact Cedar Hill Game Farm about a pheasant hunt donation again.
Brownells gave 2 shell pouches last year.  Not sure if they have been contacted?  Please advise Jerry  if anyone can contact them.

Jumper
will contact Woods and Waters Taxidermy and Riverview Taxidermy about a donation again.
Mike will Contact Mike Kuhn about a donation from NAPA again this year.

Jumper:
  Do we have a Africa Hunt again this year??

Other possibilities
Columbus Hospital   Who is the contact person there??  Jumper knows him?

Columbus Police Department.  Larry will contact them.

Jerry will contact Fleet Farm,  Walmart,  Dunhams for donations

Larry
will contact Gander mountain and Recobs for a donation.
Dewy will
contact Holiday and Precision Sports for a donation.
Joe Sciascia donated a framed print. 
Someone at the meeting said there was a donation of prints made but I did not get it written down.  Please let me know who it was and what was donated.
Items for the bucket Raffles needed.
Not discussed but things I thought of!  Food needed.  Chicken Shoot prizes needed.
Targets have been delivered and stored.  Do NOT toss the pallets!!  We have a $10 deposit on each one!
Rick presented a progression of work flow on the upper range and some drawings and diagrams for the placement of tubes, benches and shooting house.  The range should be very versatile and will accommodate most if not all classes of shooting sports!  More detailed information will follow as available.  There will be room for 3 tubes and some of the tubes will be able to shoot at 2 different berms at different distances.  Obviously money is the limiting factor!  Hopefully berms will be built this summer, which will move us a lot closer to actually being able to open the range.  We should hear on the latest grant application in August. 

Meeting adjoured


CSA Board Meeting 5-18-11
Meeting called to order at 7pm
Minutes from April 11 were approved.
Treasurerís report was submitted.
A letter was read and filed by Jeff Henning in regards to the death of Loren Beal.  Loren left a donation of $100 to be used for youth education.
Discussion was held on moving the key cutting machine to the clubhouse.
Paul will open and close the clubhouse for the party.  Larry will do cleanup if needed.
Discussion was held on donations for the Fall event.  Goal is to have tickets printed by 7-1.
Larry has 100 square boards going to try and raise money to purchase the top prizes  for the Fall Event
Fill will be moved in by the lower range when the things dry out and weight restrictions are lifted from the roads.
Larry will bring over a shipping crate, which can be used for gasoline storage.
3-D archery shoots are going well.
Larry will put in a lock for the archery equipment.  Irene will label all the equipment to aid in keeping track of it. 
One of the keys to the new gun safe is missing.  Does anyone know where it is?
Paul will look up the records on what guns etc are owned by the club.
The 25 yard berm is in need of repair.
Upper range.  There will be room to install 3 tubes without interfering with the plans for a shooting house and benches.  The road needs to be cleared.  Supplies need to be moved.  Berms need to be built.
Discussion on buying birds was held.  Motion was made and passed to purchase 10 pallets of birds
Zoning and property taxes were discussed.  Larry will check into it.
Irene presented information on the 4-h shooting sports program progress.  Fair shoot will be 7-16. 

Discussion was held regarding the upcoming Family NRA Day and Ammunition costs.
Motion was made and passed to let the neighbor use chairs from the club.  Paul will take care of this.

Meeting Adjourned
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CSA Board Meeting 4-20-11
Meeting called to order at 7pm
Discussion was held on providing a membership for Eric Erickson in exchange for use of a skid loader or other equipment.   Motion was made and passed.

Minutes from March meeting were accepted and approved.
Treasurerís report was made and included.
Larry presented a draft policy on Bar and Food use.  Tabled to be reworded. 
We have had 26 bad keys so far! 

There have been birds in the clubhouse that have set off the alarm.
Larry has acquired a 887 Nitro shotgun and a Rem 770 in 223 for a 100 square board.  Profits from these boards can be used to acquire a good shotgun for the Fall Raffle.
There is a possibility that we could get John Deere to mow the grounds.
Ron Kuhn found RR ties for $7 each with a minimum order of 40.
Discussion was held on having more shoots at the club.  Terry will work on activities.
Policy on the use of the Trap Houses was presented.
Getting more targets was discussed.  Prices have gone up a lot.  Trap shooting has almost no profit on the birds.  Best price is at 10 pallets.  Might be possible to split an order with other clubs.
Hunters Safety will have 2 classes this summer.
25-yard berm on the lower range needs work.
Snow plowing costs were discussed and a motion was made and passed to provide Jumper and Travis Trap shooting in exchange for the snow plowing.
Steve Steinbeck resigned his board member position due to his new work schedule.  The board thanked Steve for his service and hope to see him back when his schedule allows.

Meeting adjourned.




CSA Board Meeting 3-16-11
Meeting called to order at 7pm
Minutes from 12-15-10 and 2-17-11 meetings were accepted and approved.
Treasurerís report was made and included.
Renting the lower range and archery fields for a handicapped womenís shoot was discussed.  A motion was made and passed to rent them the lower range and archery field for $100 and a additional $75 for the clubhouse.  A certificate of insurance to cover the event would be required.
Discussion was held on waiving the fee for a clubhouse rental for All Seasons Archery on 5-21-11.  Waiving the fee was approved.
Motion was made to have a bartender present or install locks on the coolers during events or rentals of the clubhouse.  Passed.
Donation letters for the Fall Event are going out.  Discussion was held on what guns to get for the Fall Raffle.  Motion was made and passed for Larry to purchase guns for the Fall Raffle and a pre-event raffle.  The rifle prize for early entry will be dropped.  Money prizes for top shooters was discussed and tabled .
The 3-D archery events have been advertised and promoted.
Upper Range. 
MPTI will be coming to look at the project.
Motion was made and passed to begin closing in the rear of the lower range with patio type sliding glass doors.
Ads will be going into the paper to promote trap starting.
New teams get a case of shells.  New shooter 2 boxes.
Youth Trap will be held on Thursdays with regular trap.
Use of trap machines by board members and membership was discussed.
Trap machines may be used by board members.  A 48 hour notice to the membership by e-mail is required and any member may come and shoot at these times.  Regular rates apply. There will be a sign in sheet in the trap office and must be used.  Moneys collected will be passed on to the treasurer as soon as is practical.
Irene has new air rifles for the youth program. 
The possibility of a new flat screen TV for the clubhouse was discussed.
Meeting adjourned.





CSA Board Meeting 2-17-11
Meeting called to order at 7pm
Approval of minutes was tabled.
Treasurerís report was made.
Which board members would be responsible for different areas was discussed.
Clubhouse    Bill Martin
Fall Shoot  Jerry Quisner, Al Corlett, Mike Fredricks
Grounds  Bill Elder
Archery  Todd Morriss
Indoor Range Dewy Kuenzi
Lower Range  Tom Stebbins
Upper Range  Paul Mayer
Trap  Larry Haseman
Youth Irene Pawlisch
Public Relations Irene Pawlisch
Membership Nominations Rick TeBeest
Columbus Hospital Chicken Shoot will be 8-13  hours 10 Ė 4 Drawings at 4:30
Would like white birds.   Club keeps bar proceeds.
Motion was made and passed to hold the shoot at the club.
New gun safe is here and a dehumidifier has been donated for the armory.
Upper range construction will begin when weather allows.  Install shooting tubes and build berms at 385 and 500 to start.
Rick is working with MPTI to have students prepare construction drawings and plans for the upper range.  A motion was made and passed to have Rick continue the dialog.
Lower range:  Discussion was held regarding removing trees and pushing up dirt on the south side to create a berm on that side of the lower range as well as allow for pistol bays for Ipic style events to be held.
Hunters Safety Classes will be starting soon.
The outdoor festival at Mt Cavalry Baptist Church will be on 3-19.
Irene is working on a Facebook page for CSA
 Single memberships  79  Family  18  Life  104



Annual Meeting 2011 Minutes
Roll Call taken
Minutes of the 2010 annual meeting were read and accepted
Larry Discussed updating and creating policies and procedures for the club.  This is an ongoing process.  Clubhouse and rental policies are in place and on the website.
Treasures report was read and approved.
Fall Shoot was a large success!  A good profit was made.
Upper range work will begin in Spring.
Planning is started for the Fall Shoot.  Help and prize donations needed.
Nominations for officers are Larry Haseman President , Dewy Kuenzi VP,  Mike Fredricks  Secretary,  Don Lamb Treasurer.  No opposed positions
Motion was made reduce the signatures required on checks to one and to have all expenses reported by the treasurer at each Board meeting.  No action was taken after discussion.
Motion was made to reduce the size of the quorum of board members and officers at a board meeting to 8.  Passed
New Business
Steel target policy on the ranges was discussed.
Irene presented information on the National Archery in Schools program.  Cost of the kit is $3,000. 
Motion was made and passed to donate $100 for the Fall River Archery program.
Road signs were discussed.  A quote for a metal sign will be presented to the board.
Meeting Adjourned.



CSA board meeting minutes 12-15-10

Meeting called to order at 7:10pm by Larry Haseman.
3,500 left on loans!
A full financial statement will be available at the annual meeting.
Motion was made to purchase a 10 gun locker for $90  Passed
Paul will look into a dehumidifier for the gun storage area.
Terry has 4 telephone poles at his place for berm construction.
About 35 RR ties where picked up in Columbus.  There is about 100 left to pick up when they thaw out.  Larry and Paul will get ehm moved to the club grounds.
Tom Pawlisch will coordinate the Family NRA Day on August 6th.
The Columbus Hospital Chicken Shoot will be at CSA this year on August 13th.
Discussion was held on decreasing the number of board members required for a quorum and decreasing the size of the board.  A motion will be made at the annual meeting to decrease the number required for a quorum form 10 to 8.
The Columbus Police Department will have all itís members join the club!
Mike will make signs for the berms.  Paper targets only and on fences.  Pistol range bullets must impact the berm!
The annual meeting will be at 3:00 with a potluck dinner at 5pm.
Larry will lube the trap machines.  All the houses are cleaned out and the machines blown down.
Pistol League fees will be $2 for members and $3 for non-members with a $10 initial fee.
The water heater is always putting out very hot water even though the thermostats are turned down.  The thermostats need to be replaced.
Scott Tatash spoke about the Friends of the NRA program and the upcoming banquet on Feb 19th.
State Convention will be in Wausau on 2-11.




CSA board meeting minutes 11-21710

Meeting called to order at 7:10pm by Larry Haseman.
The Boy Scout Shoot went well with 14 participants.  Approximately  $220 was generated.
The German Shoot had 12 participants and was well accepted.  Should get published in the Outdoor News.  About $230 was generated.
A mentored hunt for a German exchange Student on Club grounds was approved.  Dave Blank will mentor the student.
The use of the range by Columbus Police Dept was discussed.  A motin was made and passed that 5 members of the department or 50% of the force must be club members and that they must abide by the Range Rules.  Each member officer may have one guest whom he will be responsible for.
Sight in Clinics had about 14 participants per weekend.
The Columbus Hospital Shoot will be at CSA this year probably in mid August.
Planes are being made to install some telephone poles to allow for power to get to the pistol and rifle ranges.  Dusk to dawn lights will also be installed.  A work day will be held on the first Sunday in December to install the garage doors on the pistol shed, install plastic on the lower range and to install duct work for the indoor range furnace.  RR ties and telephone poles need to be moved to the upper range.  Postholes need to be dug.
Don will order LPS to treat the trap machines.  They need to be blown out and the houses cleaned up and birds removed.
Rick will order the parts needed for the trap machines.
The tractor has been sold for $2,500!
Larry will bring out a storage shed for the gasoline cans.
Nominations for officers are needed by the next meeting.  Dewy will work on this.
A motion was made and passed to require board approval to release the clubs EIN number.
Prizes are needed for the Fall Event.
A donation Box for the Archery range is needed.   Charging for the use of the 3-D range was discussed.
Motion was made and passed to vote at the annual meeting to reduce the quorum needed for board meetings to 8.
Art will need more help this year running the pistol league.  Please step up!



CSA board meeting minutes 10-20-10

Meeting called to order at 7:10pm by Larry Haseman.
All the prizes from the Fall Raffle have been distributed except he bow.
Club income so far this year is 39,133  with expenses of 34,128.
Checking  approx  7000  Archery  716  General 274  Upper range 518  Youth 743
 
Escrow 450     9853 total
Two Africa Hunts were sold for a 2000 profit, which goes into the upper range fund per Peters request.
Shell and bird loan is paid off.  Birds that just came in are paid for. 
A policy is being developed to allow 1 signature on checks to make the treasures job easier.
Trap 4 is cleaned up and ready to go.
Rick will check on the parts needed for the trap machines.  Maybe Art has some?
Larry is working with Jack Henning to get the parts needed to repair the trap field lights.  Bulbs and ballasts are ordered and the water problems will be fixed.
The light form trap 5 will be removed.
Poles need to be set for the wiring to the pistol house and on to the lower range.  A dawn to dusk light will be placed on the new pole.
A 100# propane tank will be used for heat in the pistol shed.
Sight in clinic is set for 10-30 and 31.  Ted will be there Saturday and Rick on Sunday as RO.  More help will be needed.
3-D targets can be refurbished for $30 each.  Steve will talk to Todd and it can be discussed at the next meeting.  The archery area has a negative cash flow.  Possibly charging members to use the 3-D range is a possibility.  At least requesting a donation.
The new furnace in the indoor range is installed and operational.  The entire project was donated by Surefire.  Be sure to thank them and think of them when you need equipment or service to your HAC.  Ductwork is need yet and the old ventilation fan should be insulated.  Ductwork on the upstairs furnace is bad and needs to be replaced.
Paul discussed work on the upper range.  Distances will be measured and getting the equipment to do the work is being worked on. 
A group of exchange students from Germany are coming to the club this weekend to shoot.  They will be able to shoot trap, cowboy and Ipsic as well as rifles on the lower range. 
A Boy Scout shoot will be held November 7
Bill Martin was inducted as a new board member.
Holiday Party date is tentatively the first Saturday in December.  First 50 couples.  There will be Sandwiches chips etc Drinks available ,  ? Bucket raffles for spouses.  Cost of $10 per person.
An outdoor shed to store gasoline is needed.  A e-mail to membership will go out.
There have been requests for 25-bird trap league.  This could be done on Thursday nights or on a different night.
Meeting Adjourned 8:50pm


CSA board meeting minutes 9-15-10

 Meeting called to order at 7:10pm by Larry Haseman.
Fall Shoot was a big success!  Gross was about 9,800  Profit around 7,000.  There will be a full report at the next meeting.
We also had many positive comments from participants.
The loan for birds and shells has been paid off.
2,500 has been paid on the trap machine.
We were paying about 100 a month in interest.
The tractor will be going up for sale.
Discussion was held about selling lumber from club property.
Discussion was held on having a holiday party.  Possibly in early December or January. 
Meeting Adjourned

CSA board meeting minutes 8-18-10

Meeting called to order at 7:10pm by Larry Haseman.
No minutes from July meeting.  The Fall Shoot was discussed at the July meeting.
A partial Treasures report was gone over.  Larry will work on correcting errors
The mower is running a bit rough.  Bill will replace the plugs if no improvement it will get worked on.
Motion was made and passed to sell the Massey tractor as we do not make use of it.
Fall and winter air rifle leagues will be set up.  Details will be available on the web site.
Clubhouse and trap fields are rented for 8-2
Todd Morris has agreed to take over the 3-D and indoor archer and join the board of directors.  Thanks for stepping up Todd!  
Discussion was held on renting the ranges and clubhouse for educational uses.  Figures were discussed but no decision was made.  Lower range $150 full day and $75 Ĺ day.  Pistol range  $80 full day and $40 Ĺ day.  Trap fees $5 per 25 birds.  Board approval would be required as well as liability coverage. 
Public service events could be N/C.
Art wants to use the range for a class and a fee of $50 was approved
A full financial statement should be available next meeting.  Figures given were tentative so they are not reported here.
$2000 and $2500 have been paid on our loans.
Taxes have been submitted.  Cost was $200
Getting to a zero balance on the short-term loans yearly is required to maintain non-profit status.
Paul will talk to Tom on the portajon status.
Motion was made and passed to purchase 3 pallets of birds.  Larry will order and pick up.
Banners need to be put up for the Fall shoot in Columbus.  Mike will repair and put them up.
Discussion was held on installing 2 tubes and cribs at 300 yards and 500 yards for the upper range.  Paul presented a drawing.  The tubes will be positioned off to the side so they will not interfere with any plans to construct a larger shooting house or area for larger events.   With the tubes and cribs an eyebrow on the back berm would not be required.  Work will start in September and will have to be on short notice depending on equipment availability and weather.  A list of members who are willing and available to work  needs to be generated.
Discussion was held on the treasures position as Art has a difficult schedule.  Don Lamb agreed to take over the treasures position.  Art will stay on as a board member.  
There are 2 open board positions.  
Irene presented information on the 4-H Shooting Sports program.  She is in the process of preparing a grant proposal.
Meeting adjourned

 

 


CSA board meeting minutes 6-9-10

Meeting called to order at 7pm by Larry Haseman.
Minutes from 5-19 meeting approved as written
No Treasures report was available.
Discussion was held regarding the Fall Raffle.
Requests for donated prizes need to be gotten out.  A e-mail to the membership will also get sent out.
A early sign up for the trap teams raffle of $100 for the first 10 teams will be offered.  Any teams over 10 will go into a pr-rated raffle of 10$ per team.  Pre-registered teams will have choice of shooting times.  Teams must register by 8-28
Cost for the 1000 bird shoot will be 125 per team
20$ for Lewis Team
5$ for individual Lewis
Trap 1 and 2 will have the 100 bird shoot
Trap 3 and 4 will have Annie Oakley and Hunt and Cover Shoots  Trap 5 will have the rabbit and incoming bird shoots.
A Large Annie Oakley will be the last event of the day.
22LR pistol shoots   Balloons or paper targets.  Possibly a choice?
22 Silhouette shoot
BB gun for kids
3-D archery
We may have 4-H kids for help at the shoot
Discussion was held on having T-Shirts for workers.
Tickets will be sold for 3$ each which can be used for shooting events and to buy food.
Food will be beef and pork  and side dishes. 
 
We will have sweet corn again.
Discussion was held on guns for raffle prizes.
Rick will talk to John Schmitt about a horseshoe contest.

 

 

 


CSA board meeting minutes 5-19-10

Meeting called to order at 7pm by Larry Haseman.
Minutes from 4-21 meeting approved as written
No Treasures report was available.
General Club Issues
A ammo box was donated by Bob Kolitz for a First Aid kit for the range.   Paul will blast and paint it.
Don Lamb has been appointed to the board to board to replace Scott Sydow.
An extension has been filed for the 990 tax form.  We have about a 60% chance of being audited for 2007.  We apparently have 2 EIA numbers.  Larry spent many hours on the phone with IRS trying to straighten this out.
Paul is working on lead recovery for the trap field.
A motion was made and passed to reimburse Rick for expenses to refurbish the scoring stands for the trap fields.
Paul donated paper targets that the club can sell. 
Club House
Events
Eight women participated in the firearms in the home workshop.
3-D Archery is this weekend
Silhouette Shoot is May 30
Discussion was held about having a float in the 4th of July parade.  Donations of supplies for the float and candy to hand out are needed.  
Lake Days is looking for workers.  The club will receive 8$ per hour for members labor.  Information will be sent to the membership.
Nearly 2,500 information packets where handed out at the youth expo. Donations are needed to cover the cost of the bags used.
Fall Shoot was discussed.  We have a shotgun and a 3-pack of knives for prizes.
Larry presented information of the possible Corporate Challenge event.  Probable date is 8-21 and 8-22.
Grounds
The tractor needs a battery or alternator.
There is a tree limb that fell that is obstructing the path to the 3-D archery area. Paul will remove it.
Larry and Tom have found a source for port a johns.  A motion was made and passed to obtain 2 for the club.
Archery  .
Indoor Range 
Uses of the indoor range were discussed.   A motion was made and passed to only allow air as a propellant for any guns used on the lower range until further notice.
A air rifle league is planned for the winter.
Upper Range
Tom will bring out a set of running gear which will be used to move RR ties and telephone poles to the locations they are needed.
Larry and Paul have contacts to get more RR ties and telephone poles.  We are around 100 short of RR ties.  Paul will contact Dan Parish about a donation of steel sheets
Lower Range 
Garage doors for the pistol range are coming.  A door is needed.  Tom will see if we can get a door from the YMCA building.  Steps will be needed on the hill for the pistol league.  Grass seed needs to be planted.
Trap
Steve will not be able to run the trap league for the next 2 weeks.  Larry will fill in.
Having open trap or 100 bird shoots was discussed.  Possible dates are 6-27, 7-18 and 8-15.

Youth
  
Public Relations
 
Press releases are needed on any events of public interest.  Pictures are very helpful especially if they include youth.
Membership and Nominations   
Meeting adjourned at 10:30 pm



CSA board meeting minutes 4-17-10

Meeting called to order at 7pm by Larry Haseman.
A quorum was not present so no business could be conducted.
The income Ėexpenses reports were reviewed.
Membership retention was discussed.
Charges for site in clinic days were discussed.  Charges should be the same for members and non-members.
Air rifle usage on the indoor range and a possible league were discussed
Upper Range plans were discussed.
May 13 Ė 14th there will be a Youth Outdoor Expo at the Dodge County Fairgrounds.   Help is neede to make up and hand out informational bags.
Ray has several old cars and a shed with timbers and steel that he is willing to donate to the Upper Range.
There will be Open Trap on May 16th from 3-5pm.

 


CSA board meeting minutes 3-17-10
Meeting called to order at 7pm by Larry Haseman.
Minutes from 2-17 meeting approved as written
Treasures report accepted.  In the future a treasures report will be e-mailed to board members before the monthly meeting.
General Club Issues
Form 990 is being worked on.
The clubhouse security codes are changed.
A projector for the clubhouse is being worked on.
First Aid kit for the range is being worked on.  
Scott Sydow resigned his board position.  An announcement will be sent out and an appointment will be made at the next meeting.
Club House

Rental agreement for the clubhouse was discussed. Rent will be 100$ for members and 150 for non-members.  A 100 cleanup deposit for any rental will be required.  A sportsmanís swap board was suggested.

Events
An outline is being worked on for the NRA Family day and the Fall Shoot.

 
Discussion was held on having a Corporate Challenge type event consisting of several different disciplines like shotgun, pistol, rifle, and archery.  Women on target and first shot training courses for women were discussed.
A monthly family night out was discussed.  Food could be pre-ordered and a variety of events could be run.

Grounds:  A fire pit has been donated for grilling etc
The gravel needs to be swept out of the grass.
Archery  First shoot is 5-6  A possible new tower was discussed.
Indoor Range  
Upper Range  Larry presented a strategy to complete the upper range.  Attached.  Larrys proposal was accepted.  Used Harvester Steel comes in 5 x 10 sheets and would cost around 30$ per sheet plus transportation costs.  They weigh about 500#
The club is now NRA affiliated and a grant submission has been made.
Lower Range  Saturday at 10am a work day will be held.  Plans are to install windows and doors anchor the building and put up fence.  Repair the 25 yard berm on the lower range.  Applications and range rules have been placed on the range.
Youth  The club now donates 7.50 per student for hunters safety and the Learn to hunt Pheasant and Turkey programs.  A motion was made and passed to allow $7 per student and a strong effort to collect donations will be made.
Trap  A proposal was made to purchase a new trap machine.  The present machine was missing a lift plate.  It could be sold as a parts machine.  Motions were mad and passed to purchase a new Patz machine and to borrow 7,000 to pay for it.  Discussion was held on the method to pay trap pullers and cleanup time.
Public Relations  Press releases are needed on any events of public interest.  Pictures are very helpful especially if they include youth.  We have 4 certified instructors for 4-H.  The program should start in 2011. Insurance requirements are in the works.  We could have a 4-H explorer day along with the Family NRA day.  Information on the explorer day would reach 3,500 kids.  We could possibly have 4-H competitive shoots at CSA.  
Membership and Nominations   95 life  132 annual 32 family 259 total  23 YTD increase
New Business
Need a volunteer to attend the Mt Calvery Baptist Church Outdoor Expo and game feed to man a booth and promote CSA.   The WI DNR will possibly have a range training officer class here at CSA in June.
Unfinished business: update life member board
Meeting adjourned at 9:30 pm

 

 




CSA board meeting minutes 2-17-10
Meeting called to order at 7pm by Larry Haseman.
General Club Issues
Larry explained the new accounting and reporting procedures and has all the information in Quicken.  Budget and actual expenses will be provided at each meeting.
Larry has Handkerchiefs, T-shirts, Polo Shirts, and denim shirts available.  He also has decals in 4 colors and 2 sizes.
Policies for the Clubhouse are in progress and should be presented at the next meeting.
Emergency procedures sign and first aid kits where discussed.
Larry presented information on our requirement to submit tax forms (form 990).  We have not done this in the past as required.   Cost to have an accountant file the forms is $200.   We may be hit with a fine for not filing as required in the past but the accountant believes we will be able to have  the fine reduced or eliminated.  A motion was made and passed to have the accountant prepare the required forms.
A gunpal account has not been set up yet.
The telephone at the clubhouse will be turned off at the end of the month.  The new security system does not require a landline.
Upper range task force meeting needs to be set up.
Club House
The clubhouse and trap fields have been rented for 9-1-10.
Events
An outline is being worked on for the NRA Family day and the Fall Shoot.

 
Discussion was held on having a Corporate Challenge type event consisting of several different disciplines like shotgun, pistol, rifle, and archery.  Women on target and first shot training courses for women were discussed.
Beaver Dam Conservation Club will be holding a Sportsmans Rummage Sale on 4-10.  $15 a table and $2  admission.
Grounds:    Bill is working on a rope fence.
Archery  More RR ties and Telephone poles needed
Indoor Range  Discussion was held on a the furnace in the lower range.  Dewy is working on this.
Upper Range  No report
Lower Range  Larry Sysdow has siding on a building which will be torn down that we can have.  More info next month.
Youth  No report
Trap  Trap range  16-18 teams forecast!  Need to start filling trap teams now!
Public Relations
Newsletter will be going out around 1 week after the monthly meeting.  Irene is also working on getting items published in the local newspapers.   She did get a column in the outdoors section of the daily citizen!  Thanks Irene!  Irene would like a short Bio on all board members.  Please send it to her.
Todd Morris a certified 4-H instructor will be doing a 12 hour course on March 5 and 6  in Appleton.  A volunteer orientation program will be held on 6th at the clubhouse.  Irene also presented more information on the 4-H shooting sports program.
Membership and Nominations
95 life  132 annual 32 family 259 total  23 YTD increase
New Business

A one year membership was donated to the Ducks Unlimited Sponsor Banquet.
Unfinished business: update life member board
Meeting adjourned.

 

 

 



Minutes December 2009

 Meeting was called to order at 7:00PM by Dan Farmer.
November minutes were read and accepted.
Treasures report for the Fall Raffle and a year-end summery was presented and is attached.   

Old Business
Larry will remove the excess sand from the pistol bay in the spring. Tom Stebbins has some landscape steps that will be installed next to the pistol shed.
Discussion on paying
Al Toellner from Toellner building movers for moving the shoot building to the pistol range was held.  The amount due is $550.00.  This was tabled due to lack of funds at this time.
No report on a donation box for the 3-D archery range.
The tractor will be tested to see if counterweights or chains will be needed also.  
Upper range report.
Jumper found LP tanks for 100$ each.  Dan Parish at Beaver Blacksmith has steel 4x8 or 4 x 10 3/16 to ľ thick for at approximately 100$ each.  No containers have been found. No report from Tom Stebbins on the used harvester steel.  Keep looking for cheap steel!
One bullet trap for the basement range has been rebuilt.  Another will be worked on.  
Setting up a paypal or gunpal account for the club was discussed and tabled.
Larry made a presentation regarding promotional t-shirts etc for the club.  Hats and other items could be done also.  A motion was made and passed to have Larry proceed with the project. 
No report on a possible donation of siding.
Fall trap is still running on Thursday nights as conditions permit.
Discussion was held on creating formal club policy for clubhouse use and rental.  Larry is working on this.  Dan will provide an example also.  
Fall River Hunters Safety will be June 26th with a rain date of the 27th.  
Events Calendar Dates are needed.  Please let Mike know. 
Larry presented Bylaws and range rules rewrites and they were discussed.
Emergency Signs and First Aid kits for the ranges where discussed.
Membership report   93 life members   120 annual and 23 family memberships

New Business

Annual Meeting
Paul will bring the meat.  
A nominating committee of Terry and Dewy was appointed to prepare a ballot for the election of officers.  
Discussion was held regarding the shortage of shotgun shells in the armory as compared to shells that were paid for.  New procedures for the control of inventory will need to be created.
Discussion was held on the financial condition of the club and what can be done to improve it.
Meeting adjourned 


Minutes November 2009
Meeting was called to order at 7:00PM by Steve Steinbeck.
October minutes were read and accepted. No treasures report.
Old Business
Larry will remove the excess sand from the pistol bay.  Then the ties can be set to complete the range. The pistol shed is moved to itís slab!  It will need to be secured in spring.  Need
to pay Al Toellner from Toellner building movers for moving the shoot building to the pistol range the, amount due is $550.00.

Tom Stebbins has some landscape steps that will be installed next to the pistol shed.

No report on a donation box for the 3-D archery range.
Fluid has been installed in the tractor tires!  Thanks to Ron Kuhn and Paul Mayer!  The tractor will be tested to see if counterweights will be needed also.  

Upper range report.  Discussion was held on materials for the berms.  Tom Stebbins will check on the possibility of getting used harvester steel. Paul will check on getting old fuel tanks.  Several other possibilities were discussed and will be reported on at the next meeting.  

Bullet traps for the basement range were discussed.  

Setting up a paypal or gunpal account for the club was discussed.
Larry proposed to manufacture and sell promotional t-shirts etc for the club.  Minimum order would probably be 10 to 12 shorts.  Hats and other items could be done also.
Painting or siding the clubhouse was discussed.  Ray is still working on a possible donation of siding.
Fall trap is still running on Thursday nights as conditions permit.Discussion was held on creating formal club policy for clubhouse use and rental.  

Larry presented Bylaws and range rules rewrites and they were discussed.
Membership report   93 life members   120 annual and 23 family memberships

New Business
Purchase 4 mats for rifle league for 25$ each.
8:30pm meeting adjourned
If you havenít sent me your NRA number please do so now!


Minutes October 2009
Meeting was called to order at 7:00PM by Dan Farmer
September minutes were read and accepted. Treasures report was given and is attached.
Old Business
Larry will remove the excess sand from the pistol bay.  Then the ties can be set to complete the range.  

The garage is supposed to be moved to itís slab soon.
Dan will work on a donation box for the 3-D archery range for next year.
No report from Ron on getting fluid in the tires of the tractor and getting counterweights and chains.
Leftover pork chops and chickens were sold to the members present.  

Fall raffle made a profit of1920.17.  A full report of the entire event will be presented at the next meeting.
Larry has turned in the paperwork to change the raffle license to his name.
Upper range report.  No progress on finding bolt together containers has been made.
Bullet traps for the basement range were discussed.  

Thanks to all who helped at the sight in Clinics.  Thanks to Terry for running the clinics and getting some great free publicity for them!
There is a bore sighting kit that was donated to the club and is missing.  If you have information on itís whereabouts please contact an officer.
Bags and rests are now stored at the clubhouse.  We will borrow Danís lead sled.
Be sure to check all doors and windows and cooler doors when closing up the clubhouse.  These things have all been left open recently!
The location of donated equipment for reloading (2 calipers, scale, DVDís were discussed and it was decided these and all other club property should remain at the clubhouse unless checked out for a specific use and they should be marked property of CSA.
Setting up a paypal account for the club was discussed.
Larry will make a proposal at the next meeting to manufacture and sell promotional t-shirts etc for the club through the website.
Painting or siding the clubhouse was discussed.  Ray is still working on a possible donation of siding.
Membership report   93 life members   120 annual and 23 family memberships

8:30pm meeting adjourned
If you havenít sent me your NRA number please do so now!
 


Minutes September 2009  
Meeting was called to order at 7:00PM by Dan Farmer  
August minutes were read and accepted. Treasures report was given and is attached.  
Old Business  
Tape transfer is in progress  
Trap houses are in good shape and painted.  Thanks Tanya for finishing it up! 

Basement Range is painted!  Thanks Larry and all who helped.  
Pistol  range berm is Ĺ done.  Ĺ needs to be dug out yet.  
Need parts for the garage door donation.  Art will work on it.  
Thanks to Paul Meyer for completing the pamphlet project!  
Still working on a donation box for the 3D archery range.  
If you havenít sent me your NRA number please do so now!  
Ron will work on counter weights and  fluid in the tires and and chains for the tractor to make it useful.
Full report on the Fall Raffle at the next meeting.  
Larry will take over the Raffle license for next year  
Ideas are need to make next years raffle more successful!  
A contest among members to sell the most tickets was suggested.  
Not having the rummage sale the same day was suggested as it diluted out our workers to much.  
A motion was made and passed to hold next years raffle on the second weekend in September or the weekend  after Labor Day.  
Still looking for bolt together containers for the upper range.  Hard to find.  
Paul will look into repairing the bullet traps for the basement range.  They will be needed for the Nawahoco and Pistol leagues.  
The club has been rented out for Sept 26th by the Randolph Christian Schools for a Trap Shoot.  
A grant has been written by Art to Friends of NRA for 1 trap machine and voice activated units for 4 traps, 2 lever action rifles for Hunters Safety,  
Contract for LP has been made.  
Thanks to Sals for the donation of use of the Freezer truck.  
Discussion was held on modification to the life member policy,  A committee was formed to write proposals for changes to the bylaws and club rules to be voted on at the annual meeting.  Larry will chair the committee and Bill Elder, Dan Farmer, Mike Fredricks will help.  
Sight in Clinics will be start on October 10 and 11.  Terry will make up a flyer.  
Workers are needed!  

New Business  
Membership report   93 life members   120 annual and 23 family memberships
 
Meeeting was adjourned at 8:45


Minutes August 2009

  Meeting was called to order at 7:15PM by Dan Farmer  
Roll Call Bill Elder and Ted Williams were absent.    
July minutes were read and accepted. Treasures report was given and is attached.  
Old Business  
No report on the VHS tapes transfer  
Sewer vent tube extension through the roof is done!  Thanks Aaron Soter!  
Trap houses need to be tuck-pointed from the inside. Al Corlett will work on this.  
Trap house 4 needs to be painted.  Larry Haseman will work on this possibly at next open trap day.  The other 3 are done as well as one coat on the basement range.  Thanks Larry!  
The pistol range has half the bullet trap completed and will be worked on at the next open trap.  
No report on the garage door donation.  
The pamphlets for Farm Progress Days and general promotion are done.  These can be used for any event that will promote the club!  Ask Dan or Colleen if you need some.  Art has placed them at several Sporting good suppliers and gun shops.  Please place them anywhere an interested person might find them!  Thanks to Paul Meyer for completing the pamphlet project!  
Still working on a donation box for the 3D archery range.  
If you havenít sent me your NRA number please do so now!  
A lock is now on the lower range donation box.  
Counter weights and or fluid in the tires and or chains are needed for the tractor to make it useful.  
New Business  
Raffle ticket sales are proceeding well.  Larry will provide a large check to hang in Leipsig Tavern.  
So far the Rummage Sale has 4 slots sold to OxBow Marina and several other vendors signed up.  Ad will go in paper next Monday.  
Upper Range report:   
 
Terry is trying to obtain 2 bolt together containers, as they will work better for our needs.  Dan has the equipment to move them to where they are needed.  
Terry Balding was unanimously elected Newsletter Editor!  Thanks Terry!  
Fall Raffle Discussion  
Mike will e-mail the membership about working on the Fall Raffle Day.   
Food will include Hot Pork and Beef and Potato Salad, Chips, pickles etc.  
Larry Haseman will produce a questionnaire to gather information for the club at the Fall Raffle. Discussion was held regarding allowing the Columbus Police Dept to shoot in the early evening. A liability waiver and notification of the town board will be needed.  
A motion was made by Jerry to pay the bill for the concrete pad on the pistol range.  The motion was seconded and passed.  
Paul Meyer will be contacted in regards to the repair of 2 bullet traps for the basement range.  
The club received a check for 50$ from Pumpkin Center due to a overpayment on the 3-D targets. Meeting was adjourned at 8:45

 


Minutes July 2009

  Meeting was called to order at 7PM by Dan Farmer 
Roll Call  Jerry Quiesser was absent.    
June minutes were read and accepted. With the correction that Ray Wetzel secured the donation of 16 gallons of paint for the lower range.  Thanks Ray!  
Treasures report was given and is attached. 
  Old Business  
VHS tapes are being used for Hunters Safety.  Rick Tebeest will transfer after hunters safety is done.
Bird netting is done.  
Dan will contact Aaron Soter  to extend the sewer vent tube through the roof of the patio.  
Trap houses are tuck-pointed.  Thanks Al Corlett!  
The trap houses need to be painted.  
Raffle tickets are printed and will be stuffed after this meeting.  
Rummage Sale was discussed.  15$ for 8 feet of space.  Hours will be 8-4.  Art will work on a poster and ads.  3-D archery and a 22 Silhouette shoot will also be running.  Art will be the contact person. The pistol range just needs the bullet trap and house moved to be completed.   
The sign is back up!  Thanks to Jumper for refurbishing it and all who helped put it up!  
A steel Shoot will be held next Sunday.  
Painting is planned for the next open trap day.  
No report on the garage door donation.  
The pamphlets for Farm Progress Days and general promotion are done.  
We will be unable to get the NRA grant because the club must have in itís bylaws that it is a all NRA club.  This change will be discussed at the annual meeting.  So far about 30% of the membership has provided a NRA number.  Please get your NRA number to Mike Fredricks Secretary.  
No report on the donation box for the 3D archery range.  
New Buisness  
A lock is needed for the lower range donation box.  
Art has someone interested in using the clubhouse and range on a monthly basis.  He will update us. The upper range is marked off so grading can start.  
There is enough room on top of the hill for the shooting house.  Discussion was held regarding obtaining some containers to cut up and use as berm tops.  Terry will report on costs for the containers and costs to cut them up.  Terry will also report on fence costs.  
A 250$ donation was made to Columbus Hospital to make the club a gold sponsor.  
Counter weights are needed for the tractor to make it useful.  
Meeting was adjourned .


Minutes June 2009

 Meeting was called to order at 7PM by Steve Steinbeck  
Roll Call  Larry Haseman was absent.    
May minutes were read and accepted. With the correction that Farm Progress Days will be the 21-23rd  
Treasures report was given and is attached.  
Old Business  
Rick Tebeest will transfer the VHS tapes to DVD.  Thanks Rick  
Bird netting is up.  More Latt will be installed at the next open Trap.  
Aaron Soter needs to extend the sewer vent tube through the roof of the patio.  
Trap houses are tuck-pointed.  Thanks Al Corlett!  
Our insurance company will allow us to hold classes at CSA but we are required to pay $6.85 per student.  Hunters ED, Women in Outdoors and NRA day are exempt.  
There will be no Poolie Shoot at CSA this year.  They will consider us for next year.  
Donations for the Fall Raffle were discussed.  Prize list is needed by July 1st to get the items on the raffle ticket.  Board members volunteered to contact area businesses for donations and a notice will be sent to the membership to try and get donations.  
A flyer is needed for the Fall Raffle and Gun-Show Ė Sale.  Art and Paul will work on it.  
The pistol range concrete is poured.  It took 14 yards.  A little more than anticipated.  Bill for concrete will be about $1400.   The poles to support the wall are mostly in.  The rough grading is also done.  Thanks to Tom Stebbins and his crew!   
Jumbo concrete blocks will be used to make a retaining wall on the left side of the pistol range.  
The rubber tracks are removed form the 25-yard berm.   
Counter weights are needed for the tractor to make it useful.  This should be done ASAP!  
Ray Wetzel got a donation of 16 gallons of paint for the basement walls.  We would need to pressure wash the walls, spray on paint and roll.  Thanks Ray!  
We would need to buy the rust stopping paint for the I beams and supports.  
No report was available on the progress on a new garage door.  
Farm Progress Days is July 21 Ė 23.  This was incorrectly reported last month.  
A pamphlet will be developed to have to hand out at Farm progress days and other uses as well. Discussion was held regarding getting all members to be NRA members so the club can apply for a NRA grant.  Deadline is 8-1-09.  Mike will send out a e-mail request.  
A donation box is needed for the 3-D Archery range.  
Meeting was adjourned at 8:30pm.
 



CSA Board Meeting 5-20-09
Dan Farmer called the meeting to order at 7:00.
April meeting minutes were read and approved.
Old business
Donation box for lower range is completed Art will hang it
Dan made a portable berm for the 75-yard range at the silhouette shoot.  Dewy will paint it.
New trap machine is now working well
The basement has been cleaned out and the bales are now out
12 pallets of targets are ordered.
Shells are ordered.
Dewy will try to convert the clubs VHS tapes to DVDís.
Trap houses will get pressure washed at the next open trap day  5-31
Bird netting will also be installed on 5-31
Terry was not present to give a report on his talks with the insurance company.
We will not be Parking cars at the NAPA lot.
Adding a new membership class for members who do not actively use the facilities but want to support the club was discussed and tabled.  This will need to be done at the annual meeting.
Colleen is making progress in changing the club accounting over to Quicken.
The treasures report is attached.
The status of CSA being a site for a  Poolie shoot  as a primary or backup site is still not known for sure  Art will keep us informed
Dan volunteered to chair the fall raffle.  It was decided to have cash prizes this year.  First prize is 1,000.  Second prize 500.  Third prize 300.  And possibly some donated prizes.  The process of collecting donations for the B raffle needs to start now so we can have tickets printed by July.
We will also have a Sportsmanís rummage sale- Gun show along with the fall raffle day.  We can have tables inside and outside.  Tables are 15$ each.  Art will chair the sale.
Concrete Slab for the pistol range was discussed.  Should be completed in the next few weeks.
Tom Stebbins gave an estimate on tiling around the building.  Will need about $240 of tile and about $450 in mini-excavator time.  Plus some gravel.
Art is working on a donation from Sherwin Williams for paint to help stop the deterioration of the steel beams in the downstairs range. 
Ray is working on a garage door donation for downstairs.
Adding a section to the web site for private sales between members was discussed and approved.
New business
The use of crossbows on the 3-D archery course was discussed and approved.
Paul proposed to buy 4 3-d targets from Pumpkin Center for $475 and to purchase a trailer to haul the targets for $50.  This was approved.
A discussion was held regarding having a booth at Farm progress days (July 21-23).  The NRA is paying for the booth and we will share it with Heritage. 
Discussion was held regarding the guest policy.  Tabled until the annual meeting.
Liquor licenses are due soon.  Paul will check into this.
The sign is fixed and painted.  We will need to set poles and set it up.
Colleen would like to get the clubhouse key and code list updated.  If you have a clubhouse key please contact Colleen.
A raincoat was left at family days.  Contact Colleen.
Jeff Tesch at Accusport has approached the club. They would like to use our range on June 23rd from 10 Ė 2pm to give orientations for the Thompson contender for local area reps.   They will pay 150$ to the club.  Passed.
Special Olympics Shoot canceled?
Meeting was adjourned at 9:30pm



CSA Board Meeting 4-15-09
The meeting was called to order by Dan Farmer at 7:00.
March meting minutes were read and approved.
Old
business
Bill finished the donation box for the lower range.  Paul will paint it.
Open trap etc starts April 19th and will be held every other Sunday.
Help is needed on these dates!
Silhouette shoots are scheduled in May, June, and July.  After the cash shoots.  We have the 3/8 silhouettes.  Making a portable trap for the 75 yard distance was discussed.
New trap machine is installed.  Still has minor bugs.  Dan is working on it.  A Hubbard male plug is missing from the old machine in trap 4.  Anyone know where it is?
Dan will bring out his service truck and blow out the trap machines.  The trap kids will sweep them out.
TV mount is hung.  Thanks Art!
Help is needed to convert the clubs VHS tapes to DVDís.   Is there a member who can help with this project?
The basement needs to be cleaned and organized to make room for targets.
Larry Sydow will move the safe out.
Dan will collect barrels to fill with sand and be used to protect the uprights on the range.
Shells need to be ordered.
Colleen read the response from the insurance company regarding holding classes at CSA.  There would be an additional charge for reloading  and firearms classes.  Other classes are ok.  Charges depend on the number of participants.  A discussion was held on the options and good Samaritan laws.  Terry will review the club policies and contact the insurance company.  He will also look into the possibility of coverage through the NRA and report next meeting.
Tuck pointing and painting the trap houses was discussed.
Parking cars at the NAPA lot was discussed.
Dan went to the Mount Calvary outdoors mans day and was well received.
Bill has the new mower blades.  There are a lot of loose rocks to be picked up on the trap fields and by the driveways.
Appleseed shoots.  Spots are filled for this year.  Next year is a possibility.  The clubs get $5-$10 per participant.   
New Buisness
A work day is planned for April 26th to finish building the wall.
Buying and installing Bird netting in the patio area was discussed.  Up to $300 to buy and install bird netting was passed.  Mike will order it.
Adding a new membeship class for members who do not actively use the facilities but want to support the club was discussed and tabled for now.
A printed newsletter for members who are not on line was discussed.  This could be done in conjunction with a funding solicitation for the upper range development.
The clubs accounting methods were discussed.  Moving into an accounting package to track different areas of income and expenses was discussed.
Ray Wetzel brought up the possibility of soliciting donations from corporations and other businesses.  Ray will work in this area and report back.
The possibility of being a site for a Poolie shoot  as a primary or backup site was discussed.  Marine recruits and any member of the armed forces can shoot with no charge to the shooter.  These are held during the week   The motion was passed.  Art will look into this further and report back.
A range grant from the NRA was discussed.
Summer 3-D archery will be starting soon.
A chair for the fall raffle was discussed.
Rummage Sale was discussed.  Possibly along with the fall raffle.
Terry presented information on the Cash shoots.
Listing our trap shooting schedule on www.eastwisconcinshotgunsports.org   was discussed and passed.  Mike will take care of this.
Meeting was adjourned at 9:45pm


CSA  meeting 3-19-09

 Meeting was called to order by Steve Steinbeck at 7:10 pm
Roll call absent :  None
Secretary report was read by Mike Fredricks and was accepted as written.
Treasures report
Checking 6057.35    Savings  218.23     Youth 849.17     Upper rifle  518.37   
Loan  7,000   Loan  10,000
Old Business
If you need reloading supplies including lead cast bullets contact Art Schregardus or Steve
Steinbeck.
Bill Eider will work on a metal donation box for the lower range.
Pistol leagues using the new pistol range are planned and will be announced when the range is
completed early this summer.
Open trap shooting will be held on selected Sundays this summer.  Manpower will be needed to
make these events successful!  Contact Steve Steinbeck if you are willing to help!  See the web site
schedule at www.CSA12.com.  Joe Sciascia will assist with having the lower range open to the public
on these days also.  
Discussion was held regarding silhouette shoots this summer.  Ron Kuhn has target samples and
will coordinate with Dewayne Kuenzi to get a cost estimate for target sets.   Possible dates would be
in June, July and August.  
Dan Fehling will work on the summer 3D archery league.  Fee will be 10$
New Business
Trap lights are repaired and ready for the season!  Thanks Dan Farmer!
Mounts for the new trap machine are being made and it should be installed soon.
A television wall mount has been donated and Bill Eider will install it.
Discussion was held about acquiring a larger TV as it is difficult for everyone to see the smaller TV
we now have.  The club has a donated projector and a laptop.  We will try and get these donated
items to work together which may solve the problem!
Discussion was held regarding purchasing 12 pallets of clay targets.  We have 3.5 pallets left from
last season.  We  would need to borrow additional money to be able to make this purchase.  The
10,000 dollar note we now have needs to be resigned this month also.    After discussion it was
decided to table the purchase for right now and to try and acquire the needed targets without
borrowing any additional money.
Discussion was held about the new web site www.csa12.com.  If you have any suggestions or
pictures to add to the website please contact Mike Fredricks  hattrick@hughes.net.  
Discussion was held regarding the problems  the ceiling of the indoor range and the floor of the
roofed outdoor area.  Art had an inspection done and the conclusion was that the only way to stop
the deterioration completely is to close in and heat the now roofed area.  There is the possibility to
strengthen the existing beams by welding additional steel to them.  The present beams are sagging
1-2 inches in many areas.  This is partially due to the fact that the additional support poles were
installed on top of the existing floor without footings.  Tom Stebbins has some additional jack poles
to help.
 Some lower cost stop gap measures would be to dig up around the existing concrete and install
drain tile and stone to get the water away from the building as much as possible.  Also the area can
be enclosed with plastic during the winter to keep snow off the floor.
 Tom Stebbins will get an estimate to install the drain tile and stone.
Larry Hasemann was nominated as Educational Coordinator and was confirmed.
Possible classes include Shot shell and metallic reloading,  Game calling, first aid, Map reading and
GPS use, Animal ID,  Making arrows and bow strings, orienteering program.   Insurance concerns
were raised.  Collen will check with our insurance company to be sure we are covered.
 It  is planned to paint and stain the clubhouse this summer.   If you can help with this project please
contact Steve Steinbeck.
Al Corlett will coordinate the project of tuck pointing and painting the trap houses.    Contact Al if you
can help!
Information is still being gathered about parking cars at the NAPA store on July fourth this summer
as a fund raiser.  Dan will report at the next meeting.
Bill Eider will get the costs for new blades for the mower.
Discussion was held regarding Art holding classes at CSA.  These could include Basic rifle , pistol
and shotgun as well and Intermediate Rifle, pistol and shotgun.   How the club should charge for the
use of the facilities was discussed and a proposal was made to have the fee based on the number
of participants.  The club would be paid $25 for non-members and $10 for each member taking the
course.  This was passed pending a confirmation that this was OK with our insurance company.  
Colleen will check with the insurance company.
Discussion was held regarding having an Apple seed shoot at CSA.  These courses teach basic rifle
skills and marksmanship training.  The item was tabled until next meeting and more information will
be gathered.
Art will donate a printer-fax-copier to the club.  Thanks Art!
Help is needed to stock beer and soda and to clean up after trap shooting.  Steve volunteered
Tonya to help here until Scott Sydow is again available after July.
The club received donations from Loren Beal for $50 and from Art Nevins for $100
Thanks guys!
Beaver Dam Gun Club has a Sportsman's Rummage sale scheduled for April 4th  from 10-4pm
Dan will man a booth at the Mount Calvary Baptist Church Outdoorsmans Expo.  Thanks  Dan!
Al Corlet has been contacted by some UW students who would like to form a rifle club and use our
range.  Al will get more information and try to get some of them to attend a meeting.
Terry Balding presented a letter to be sent to the membership to explain what has been
accomplished in the last year and to solicit donations to help complete the current projects.  The
matter was tabled until the next meeting.

Motion to adjourn was made by Joe Sciascia and seconded by Larry Haseman

CSA Monthly Meeting      2-18-09

Meeting called to order at 7:10pm by President Dan Farmer
Roll call Absents    Dan Fehling, Terry Balding , Tom Stebbins
Treasurers report by Colleen Farmer:
Club checking   3663.76         Upper Rifle  518.37
Youth Checking  849.17        Savings         218.23
Revolving Note  7,000   Note    10,200
Motion to accept by Jerry Quiessner  Second by Ron Kuhn.
Secretary Report read by Mike Fredricks.  Changes made and noted.  Motion To
accept by Art Schregardus  Second by Duwayne Kuenzi.
Thanks to all who attended the Friends of NRA Banquet!  There was a great turnout
and a good time was had by all!  
Upper Range meeting report.
Drawings have been made for construction of the bullet catches.  The bullet traps will
be about 50 feet wide and made form telephone poles and railroad ties similar to the
lower range.  The 600 yard trap will be constructed last.  Catches will be include
Silhouette rails.  For the Shooting house we are looking for a  tent type structure
which can be used when needed until a permanent structure can be built.   More
discussion will follow.  Work will start when the weather  warms up.  If you have access
to a large tent please contact Dan Farmer.
Old Business
New activities and new revenue sources where discussed
We have found several sources where we can purchase reloading supplies.  These
will be done as bulk orders placed by the club.  A good discount is available and the
club will profit as well.  More information to follow.
We can also purchase shotgun shells at a discounted rate if you would like to stock
up for the season.  This will also help reduce the inventory  the club has to keep on
hand.
Lead cast bullets are also available at a discounted rate and the club will make a
profit here also.
We are a NRA recruiter.  If you renew your NRA membership through the club the
club receives $5.  New NRA members the club receives $10.
A secure metal box is needed to be used as a donation box on the lower ranges.  
Can anyone make this for the club?  
Lead reclamation is not possible due to the location of trees in the main shot drop
zone.
Events:
1.  Pistol league or matches using the new pistol range.  45 caliber?
2.  Open shooting on Sundays this summer.    Educational Events could also be
included.  As well as indoor  22ís or archery.
3.  Silhouette  league with 22ís this summer.  Joe Sciascia will help organize this event.
4.  3D Archery Silhouette league this summer.  Probably held on a honor system with
course changed weekly.  Dan will talk to Joe about this.
5. Park cars over 4th of July at NAPA in Columbus.   Dan will get more information on
this.
Steve Steinbeck made a motion that profits from the 22 indoor pistol league be used
to pay for a concrete  pad for the new outdoor pistol range.  Dewayne Kuenzi
seconded  and the motion carried.


New Business
The new Trap machine is at Dans.  The machine will be installed and the old machine
repaired when the weather is better.  The lights on the Trap field will be repaired
when the weather is better.
Dan reports that the prices of clay targets has declined slightly for this season.  
If members would like to purchase shotgun shells for the season at a discount please
contact Dan.  This will help keep the club from having to carry the inventory and have
money tied up.
Larry Haseman has a great monthly special for club members on a Pentax 4x12x40
scope which comes with a pair of 10x22 binoculars.  Regular cost is $385.  Club
member price $185  Visit www.hasemanenterprises for more information. Click on
photo gallery button and you'll see all the many products available to club members
at a great discount.  The club makes a little money on these also so buy early and
buy often!.  Contact Larry if interested.
Discussion was held on the state of the club website.  
Discussion was held on the condition of the lower range ceiling.  Also the floor of the
covered area outside the clubhouse.  There is considerable leaking of water even
though extensive effort was made to seal all the cracks.  There is considerable
damage to the spancrete.  Enclosing the entire area, putting drain tile around the
area, and sealing the gap between the spancrete and poured floor  was discussed.  It
is suspected that moisture is coming in from the sides between the poured concrete
floor and the spancrete.  Art will try to contact an expert and have the situation
evaluated.  If you have any contacts in this area and can help please contact Art
Schregardus 326-4139.
Installing a bracket to hang a TV on for the hunters education classes etc was
discussed.
Motion to adjourn was made by Art Schregardus and seconded by Steve Steinbeck.  
Motion carried.
Next meeting date March 18th at 7pm at the clubhouse.  All members are welcome
and any input and help is appreciated!