KOOTENAI ROAD DOGS MEETING MINUTES

ABATE OF NORTH IDAHO KOOTENAI CHAPTER MINUTES
To Guard and Protect the Individual Rights of All Persons Interested in Motorcycling, To Keep Them Informed of All Laws That Will Help or Hinder Them as Motorcyclists and to Promote Safety, Brotherhood and Freedom for All Motorcycle Riders.

December 5, 2019

 

CALL TO ORDER TIME:    6:30pm   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  Y      CHECK FOR QUORUM:  Y

PRAYER:   Mike Lundy

APPROVED AGENDA:          Y.    

READ MINUTES FROM LAST MEETING:  Y                 APROVE MINUTES :    Jack Clark 1st :  Paul Riess 2nd

WELCOME GUESTS:   Al (Hutch) Hutchings, Rex Simmons

GUEST SPEAKER:   None

COORDINATOR REPORT:  (Belinda McKinney)  Spoke about what is Freedom.  Read Night Before Christmas Poem geared toward ABATE and Motorcycles.  Passed two gifts around from person to person each time a “biker” term was used in the poem.  Dave Bessey and Duane Justus ended up with the gifts. 

DEPUTY COORDINATOR REPORT:  (Paula Wegner)  Not present

TREASURERS REPORT:   (Correna Barnard)  Treasurers report read and approved Jack Clark 1st : Paul Riess 2nd

MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY REPORT:  (Belinda Carson)    current members  79       new members     
Life Flight amount for October 1st date   $16.71  – Must be in Life Flight coordinator hand by December 15th. Checks made out to ABATE OF NORTH IDAHO.

AMBASSADOR AT LARGE:  Keith McKinney  Spoke about posts on Facebook

SECRETARY REPORT / CORRESPONDENCE:  (Kerrie/Clark Anderson) Not Present

SAFETY COORDINATOR: (Karen Stewart) –   Not Present

LEGISLATIVE:  (Duane Justus) –  Spoke about what MRF is focusing on in 2020 Autonomous Vehicles, E15 Fuel Labeling on fuel pumps, RPM – EPA’s attempt at making it illegal to put after market parts on your bike among other things.  Suggested watch the film “Look Who’s Driving” regarding Autonomous Vehicles.  Still waiting for the draft of the proposed law on No Handheld Devices While Operating a Motor Vehicle from Senator Rice.  Then will take to law enforcement for them to sign off on it.   

OLD BUSINESS:

  • Budget – Correna will put together a budget based on last years expenses with suggested adjustments.
  • Holiday Family – Correna will take collected food and grocery gift certificate to family in Spokane; Belinda McKinney will take collected food and grocery gift certificate to family in Moscow.
  • Deputy Coordinator, Secretary, Sgt. At Arms – Need to fill the mentioned positions for 2020 Officers
  • Seat Officers
  • Get letters to Representatives re: Distracted Driving – Hand Held Devices – Reminded everyone to get their letters out to their Representatives.

 
NEW BUSINESS:

  • Trip to Boise in January - Those that would like to attend appointment with Representatives in Boise on January 20th let Duane Justus know.
  • Connect with Members – Sent around a slips of paper with members names and asked those who were attending to contact them and touch base; wish Merry Christmas and invite to next meeting.
  • Calendar of Events for 2020 – Asked for Event dates for 2020

EVENTS/ COMMUNITY OUTREACH-   Biker Church service December 14th 11:00 am at Cruisers

Meeting  Adjourned    7:34pm  Duane Justus 1st : Keith McKinney 2nd
Open Forum
Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda  -
The 50/50

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