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Monday, 16 January 2017 21:00

Notes from Meeting Jan 14, 2017

North West Flyers Racing Pigeon Club

Minutes from Jan 14, 2017, prepared by Sue

Called to order at 1:12 PM

Attendees: Jack, Sue, Phil, John S, Mario, Gary M, Jay

Minutes and Treasurer's report read and approved

Ad in Pigeon Digest

  • Discussed who will handle the birds. Phil says he is building a loft just for futurity birds, plus John said he will take up to 40 birds
  • Phil: more birds = more revenue, plus the auction, so the ad should pay for itself
  • the auction will be only local
  • full page B&W ad: $280
  • half page B&W ad: $185 (we would publish this twice for a total of $370
  • Motion made for half-page ad, seconded and approved

AU Bands

  • Club will no longer buy AU bands. Too expensive in the small lots. Bands can be purchased by individual members cheaper elsewhere
  • We have 2016 bands that we will sell off for 50 cent per band

OB Driver Payouts

  • Assumptions: 14 mpg, gas cost $2.50 per gal
  • Angel Peak: $60
  • Cortez: $194
  • Moab: $230
  • Price: $262
  • Burmeister: $331
  • TOTAL $1087
    • if 5 flyers, race fee will be $215/flyer

Dues collected

Futurity info

  • Will payout the same percentages as last year
    • 1st place: 40%
    • 2nd place: 20%
    • 3rd place: 15%
    • 4th place: 10%
    • 5th place: 5%
    • 6th - 10th places: $50 each
    • Club: 10%

Next Meeting

  • April 8, 2017 to finalize who is flying OB, etc.

Meeting adjourned at 1:40