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.

September 5, 2019

 

CALL TO ORDER TIME: 6:30pm PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: led by Keith CHECK FOR QUORUM: Yes

PRAYER: WD Wegner – State Chaplin

APPROVED AGENDA:

READ MINUTES FROM LAST MEETING: No/no quorum in August APPROVE MINUTES:

WELCOME GUESTS: G-Man, Jamil & Marlena, Jim & Laura

GUEST SPEAKER: Buffalo Soldiers MC/G-man shared about the history of the Buffalo Soldiers, which goes back to the
post Civil War era.

COORDINATOR REPORT: (Belinda McKinney) Distracted driving/Duane has spoken to Senator Rice/please
write letters to our representatives. Let them know we want this proposed bill voted in. Be respectful.
Be specific. This is our chance to make a difference. Belinda passed out flyers with how to write the
letters and who to send them to.

DEPUTY COORDINATOR REPORT: (Paula Wegner) Absent

TREASURERS REPORT: (Correna Barnard) Correna read the report. Belinda C made motion to accept, Pam
seconded and all were in favor.

MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY REPORT: (Belinda Carson) current members 79 new members 1 from the fair
Life Flight amount for October 1st date $29.19 – Must be in Life Flight coordinator hand by September 15th. Checks made out to ABATE OF NORTH IDAHO.

AMBASSADOR AT LARGE: Keith McKinney/Still doing the same thing….passing out stickers to kids. No swap meet at
Charlie's Acres this fall.

SECRETARY REPORT / CORRESPONDENCE: (Kerrie/Clark Anderson) No report

SAFETY COORDINATOR: (Karen Stewart) – Absent

LEGISLATIVE: (Dave Cazel) – Passed the badge of NI legislative officer to Duane.

OLD BUSINESS:
 Kootenai Fair Report - Belinda C said it was a great event. 85% of surveys said they support a distracted driving
.... offense to go from a secondary offense to a primary offense.
 Volunteers to look at Kootenai Bylaws for areas that need updated-Belinda Carson volunteered.
 Toy Run – Sept 14, sign-up at 9am at Lawrences, KSU at 10am.
 Letter to Representatives

NEW BUSINESS:
 Elections of Officers for Kootenai/Nominations in November, election in December
 BOD Meeting – October 20th
 Road Clean Up – October 5 th /only 1 mile to clean
 Meeting of the Minds - Jack, Dave and Duane are going. This is an annual motorcycle conference for the Motorcycle
... Riders Foundation. 47/48 states are represented. September 19, 20, 21 & 22

EVENTS/ COMMUNITY OUTREACH- Belinda reminded everyone that Keith will post events/functions on the Abate
Facebook page. Trish from Lawrences said they can put flyers up too. Paul showed off his new shirt . Keith talked
about the Patriot Guard and the escort for Brian Sharp.

Meeting Adjourned at 7:17pm. Dave made motion, Paul seconded and all were in favor.

Open Forum

Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda - Jessica

The 50/50 – won by Dave Bessey

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