WYOMING PROSPECTORS ASSOCIATION
Minutes from August 9th, 2008
Amanda 28 Claim
President Jacque Schmidt called the meeting to order at 1:00 P.M.
Secretary Mary Hutchison read the minutes of the last
Jim Hinesley motioned to accept the changes with a second
from Joyce Raymond. The motion was approved.
CORRESPONDENCE: - Deb reported on a letter from
Jim Rutter. He thanked the club for the get well card and said he
is feeling well.
NATIONAL NEWS: Jim reported that the Lander BLM office has sent out a notice asking for referral of additional ACEC’s. (Areas of critical environmental concern) When the comment period begins we need to send letters informing them of our feelings. Jim will post the address on the web site under news.
OLD BUSINESS: Randy had been directed to research the cost to get a survey of Amanda 28. Randy reported that the surveyor he contacted was no longer doing that type of work and referred him to another company.
NEW BUSINESS: The Board Members had discussed finding name tags with a clip on them for members to wear at meetings to aid in getting to know each other. Randy moved to make a combination name tag/mining permit with a second by Les. Motion passed.
Deb presented a bill from gold fever Equipment and Supply for raffle items. Motion was made by Jim and seconded by Carl Anderson to pay the bill. Motion was passed.
Board members had discussed sending a post card to new and renewing members to verify that they had received their packets. Jim motioned to include a post card with a check list in the packets for members to return and Carl 2nd. This would insure that they have received all items.
Jim Hinesley is our new membership coordinator and he will be getting stamps through the Post office.
The next meeting will be held at Dickie Springs, in the meadow below the Mary D 1. We will hold a mini outing at the new claims in the area and will be meeting at the Sweetwater rest area at 8:30 A.M. for those that do not know the way. If you are not there by 9:00 you will be too late. Jim has posted a map on the Web Site. Bring your own food and drinks for the day. The claims are dry so bring your own water to process your material.
Kim moved to adjourn and Deb seconded the motion.
Meeting was adjourned at 2:30.
Note added by Jim Hinesley