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Board Meeting Agenda – October 16, 2018

Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Agenda
October 16, 2018 7:00 PM
Spotted Eagle Clubhouse

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes

3) Reading of Current Financial Report

4) President Report
– Trash
– Winterization
– Spotted Eagle Remodel
– Pheasants Forever tickets
– Membership Committee
– Keys

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol
– Cowboy Action
– Shotgun

6) Old Business
– Guns & Prizes for Annual Meeting
– CDs, Savings account, emergency fund

7) New Business
– Annual Meeting, renewals, letter
– Winter meeting locations

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors
– List of Board Members with expiring terms and inquiry of who will accept a nomination for another term

9) Good and Welfare

10) Adjourn

Board Meeting Minutes – September 18, 2018

Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Minutes
September 18, 2018 7:00 PM
Rifle/Pistol Range Clubhouse

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers:
Meeting called to order at 7:00 PM
Present: Jesse Smith, Marty Scheid, Shane Adams, JD Arneson, Jesse Blankenship, Daniel DeLong, Randy Hart, Jim Keith, Lee Wankel

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes
Lee Wankel motioned, “We accept the minutes from the August Board meeting as they were posted on the website.” The motion was seconded and passed.

3) Reading of Current Financial Report
Marty Scheid reported as of Aug. 31 checking account has 27,939.80, he has an additional $465 from Action Pistol, $100 donation from Gary Owen Construction, and $100 from EDC. We have some bills due, plus a fee for a membership check that bounced. After all is reconciled, we should have $29,251 not counting the balances in the CDs.
Jim Keith motioned “to accept the Treasurer’s report.” The motion was seconded and passed.

4) President Report
– Transition of Treasurer position
Jesse Smith reported that Cheri Reed gave him a box containing her club files, keys to the clubhouses and padlocks, key to the PO box, etc. He has contacted US Bank and Stockman Bank to find out what documentation they require to replace the old account signers with the current club Treasurer and Vice-President. He reported that one of the CDs is still in the name of a deceased club Treasurer, and ex-Club President from several terms ago. We will need signatures from the ex-President to transfer that account, but should be able to open a new checking account and transfer the other CD this week.

– Trash
Jesse Smith reported he has contacted the trash service to empty the dumpster at the rifle/pistol range, but they will not do it until Sept. 25th.

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol
Marty Scheid reported we collected $465 since the last meeting. Averaging about 18 shooters a week. Might have a Sat. shoot once in a while during the winter depending on weather.

– Audit
Jesse Smith reported he has inventoried the club’s firearms and they match the inventory that he received from Cheri Reed. He reported the ammunition still needs to be inventoried, as well as reconciling the checking account statements with the reported income.

– Cowboy Action
Randy Hart reported he had 3 shooters this month and turned in $10.

– Membership
Randy Anderson reported we have 422 members.

– Shotgun
Jeff Faycosh was not present, but Jesse Smith reported that Jeff has canceled the Ladies trap workshop, and there will be no ladies night shooting for the next two weeks.

6) Old Business
– Vote on motion to amend Bylaws, to replace Article X, Section 1, with the following text:
“Article X
Section 1—Miscellaneous
A) This By-laws is an ongoing document to be up dated every three years (2015,2018,2021, etc.)
1) Any amendments adopted prior to the update shall have removed from the updated by laws

A) any notes regarding the date of adoption
B) any text replaced or deleted as a result of the amendments adoption

2) The updated By Laws shall be signed by two-thirds of the Board of Directors and kept in the Club Secretary’s files or other location deemed to be a safe place, as well as posted on the club’s website.”

The motion passed unanimously.

7) New Business
– EDC Concealed Carry Shoot
Jim Keith motioned “We allow EDC, LLC. to use the clubhouse and one pistol bay on Sept. 22nd for a handgun class.” The motion was seconded and passed.

– New Checking Account and signers
Jesse Blankenship motioned “The club open a new checking account at US Bank. Custer Rod and Gun Club should be listed as the account owner, with Club Treasurer Marty Scheid, and Vice-President Jerry Austill listed as signers on the account. Both Marty and Jerry shall have the individual authority to manage the account including signing checks, making deposits, etc. Once the account is opened, former Club Treasurer Cheri Reed is instructed to transfer all funds in the previous checking account managed under her control at US Bank, to the new account.” The motion was seconded and passed.

– US Bank CD
Lee Wanke motioned “We update the Club’s CD account at US Bank to list Marty Scheid and Jerry Austill each as an authorized signer, and remove all former signers from the account.” The motion was seconded and passed.

– Stockman Bank CD
Shane Adams motioned “We update the Club’s CD account at Stockman Bank to list Marty Scheid and Jerry Austill each as an authorized signer, and remove all former signers from the account.” The motion was seconded and passed.

– Safe Deposit Box
Marty Scheid motioned “Marty Scheid be authorized to rent a safe deposit box in the name of Custer Rod and Gun Club, at the bank of his choosing. Marty shall coordinate with Jesse Smith to insure all crucial club documents, deeds, etc. are stored in the safe deposit box. The Club President shall hold the key.” The motion was seconded and passed.

– PO box
Randy Hart motioned “Cheri Reed’s name be removed from the Club’s PO Box (PO Box 303 Miles City, MT. 59301) and replaced by Marty Scheid. Also, the PO box shall be re-keyed and two keys obtained. Marty shall keep one key and Club President Jesse Smith shall keep the other key.” The motion was seconded and passed

– 2019 Annual Meeting guns, prizes, budget
By consensus, the Board agreed on a Budget of $2300 for guns, and $200 for raffle prizes for the Annual Meeting and Banquet. Shande Adams will inquire about available guns from Red Rock Sporting Goods, Marty Scheid will inquire about guns at Murdochs Ranch and Home. The Board will pick guns at October meeting.

– Pheasants Forever 10/13 Banquet tickets
Pheasants Forever donated two tickets to their banquet on Oct. 13th. Jim Keith motioned “We use a random number generator and select a member to receive the two banquet tickets.” The motion was seconded and passed.

-Spotted Eagle
Marty Scheid motioned “We hold a work day at Spotted Eagle on Sep. 30th to finish painting the walls and floor.” The motion was seconded and passed.

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors
n/a

9) Good and Welfare
Randy Anderson reported he thinks, the Board needs to take another look at the Spotted Eagle clubhouses project and give more focus to completing the projects planned, including the outdoor patio area.

10) Adjourn
Lee Wankle motioned “To adjourn the meeting.” the motion was seconded and passed at 8:24 PM.

6th Annual Action Pistol Jackpot Shoot

6th Annual Action Pistol Jackpot Match…
This year will be a little different from previous Jackpot matches. This year we will shoot the following 6 stages like any other regular Action Pistol match, and entry fees will be the same as any other regular Action Pistol match, $5 for members $10 for non-members. Then, as always, we will serve a FREE lunch to to all shooters and guests, while supplies last. Following lunch we will have ‘jackpot’ games. Jackpot games are optional. Each game will will have its own entry fee and will pay out 75% of entry fees to the winners.

Also, this year we have MANY donated prizes from Red Rock Sporting Goods, Western Powders, and Murdoch’ Ranch and Home Supply.

Don’t miss out! This will be a day of FUN and PRIZES!

Stage # 1 Warm Up
Stage # 2 Moving Reloads
Stage # 3 Paper Reload Steel Paper
Stage # 4 Get em All
Stage # 5 Run For It
Stage # 6 Pick A Side

Please, Pre-Register for the match.

Board Meeting Agenda – September 18, 2018

Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Agenda
September 18, 2018 7:00 PM
Rifle/Pistol Range Clubhouse

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes

3) Reading of Current Financial Report

4) President Report
– Transition of Treasurer position

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol
– Audit
– Cowboy Action
– Membership
– Shotgun

6) Old Business
– Vote on motion to amend Bylaws, to replace Article X, Section 1, with the following text:
“Article X
Section 1—Miscellaneous
A) This By-laws is an ongoing document to be up dated every three years (2015,2018,2021, etc.)
1) Any amendments adopted prior to the update shall have removed from the updated by laws

A) any notes regarding the date of adoption
B) any text replaced or deleted as a result of the amendments adoption

2) The updated By Laws shall be signed by two-thirds of the Board of Directors and kept in the Club Secretary’s files or other location deemed to be a safe place, as well as posted on the club’s website.”

7) New Business
– EDC Concealed Carry Shoot
– New Checking Account and signers
– US Bank CD
– Stockman Bank CD
– Safe Deposit Box
– PO box
– 2019 Annual Meeting guns, prizes, budget
– Pheasants Forever 10/13 Banquet tickets

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare

10) Adjourn

CCW/Defensive Handgun Class Sep. 22, 2018

Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018
CR&GC Rifle Range
Cost: $100

Custer Rod and Gun Club will be holding a class on Saturday Sept. 22th in Miles City. This will be an Introduction to Concealed Carry Class, taught by EDC Training LLC. This class is for the individual that may or may not hold a Montana Concealed Carry Permit and is wanting to learn more about the Defensive use of a handgun.

This course addresses the effective concealed carry and use of the handguns popular today. The course will address the advantages and disadvantages of the various types, models, configurations and calibers of such Handguns, as well as the most effective support equipment and methods of concealed carry. The program consists of both classroom discussion, and live fire drills on the range. This course introduces the student to techniques applicable to defensive use of the handgun. Emphasis is put on shooting skill development for application in real-life circumstances. The fundamentals of Mindset, Gun-handling, and Marksmanship are covered in lecture while the practical aspects are taught on the range. Other course topics include Situational Awareness, equipment selection, safety, handling, loading, unloading, malfunction clearance, drawing and firing techniques.

Cost of this class will be $100.00

Required equipment list:

  • Centerfire Handgun in a minimum defensive caliber (generally, 9mm or .38spl or larger)
  • Ammunition 100 rounds.
  • Spare magazines or speedloaders
  • Spare ammunition pouches, carrier, or magazine holster
  • Method of carrying the handgun (i.e.- suitable belt and belt holster, Shoulder holsters generally not acceptable- you “sweep” others when drawing the firearm)
  • Ear protection
  • Eye protection
  • Clothing suitable for the weather
  • Cap with a brim
  • Rugged shoes or boots
  • Lunch and hydration fluid(water sports drink etc for the day)

To register for the class or for more information contact Shane Taylor Class Coordinator for the Miles City Area at 406-234-7175

Click here to view a printable CLASS ENROLLMENT APPLICATION

Action Pistol BUG Match Stages – September 6, 2018

This week will be a Backup Gun (BUG) Match. All divisions except the Open division, will be limited to guns that fit in the IDPA BUG gun box. BUG guns must not have more than 5 rounds in a magazine, but can start with one in the chamber. Any guns that do not fit in the IDPA BUG gun box, will still be required to download to 5+1, but be registered in the OPEN division only.

Here are the scenarios we’ll be shooting…
Stage # 1 Pyramid
Stage # 2 Scary Walk
Stage # 3 Window to the World
Stage # 4 Steel Challenge stage. (5 rounds min.) To keep things going a little faster we will only shoot 1 string of Steel Challenge, 5 targets only.

Please, Pre-Register for the match.

Board Meeting Agenda – August 20, 2018

Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Agenda
August 20, 2018 7:00 PM
Spotted Eagle

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes

3) Reading of Current Financial Report
– Financial Report
– New savings account and deposit of $2,000 for Emergency Funds-not yet completed
– Status of adding VP as secondary signer on financial accounts

4) President Report
– Spotted Eagle Remodel
– SSL Certificate
– Rifle Range Wi-Fi
– Game Cam

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol
– Archery
– Audit
– Cowboy Action
– Membership
– Tarmat from airport
– Trap
– Trama Kits
– Centerfire Turkey shoot

6) Old Business

7) New Business
– Annual Meeting
– Membership Letter
– Updating By Laws

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare

10) Adjourn

Board of Directors Meeting – July 17, 2018

Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board of Directors Meeting Agenda
July 17, 2018 7:00 PM
Sunday Creek Rifle & Pistol Range

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes

3) Reading of Current Financial Report
– New Savings account
– transfer of $2,000 to new savings account for ‘1 Year Emergency Expense Fund’
– addition of VP as alternate signer on financial accounts

4) President Report
– Spotted Eagle Remodel
– Trail Cam & Video Cameras at Spotted Eagle
– Rifle & Pistol Range Wi-Fi
– Concealed carry class
– SSL Certificate

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol
– New Safe Area and Railroad Ties
– Archery
– Audit
– Centerfire Rifle Turkey shoot
– Cowboy Action
– Membership
– Shotgun
– Tarmac gravel project
– Trama Kits

6) Old Business

7) New Business

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors
– New Treasurer after December

9) Good and Welfare

10) Adjourn

Introduction to Concealed Carry/Basic Handgun Class

Saturday, July 14, 2018
CR&GC Rifle Range
Cost: $100

Custer Rod and Gun Club will be hosting a concealed carry class on Saturday July 14th at the CR&GC rifle & pistol range. This will be an Introduction to Concealed Carry Class, taught by EDC Training LLC. This class is for the individual that may or may not hold a Montana Concealed Carry Permit and is wanting to learn more about the Defensive use of a handgun. This course is approved by the Custer County Sheriff for applying for a concealed carry permit.

The course addresses the effective concealed carry and use of the handguns popular today. The course will address the advantages and disadvantages of the various types, models, configurations and calibers of such Handguns, as well as the most effective support equipment and methods of concealed carry. The program consists of both classroom discussion, and live fire drills on the range. This course introduces the student to techniques applicable to defensive use of the handgun. Emphasis is put on shooting skill development for application in real-life circumstances. The fundamentals of Mindset, Gun-handling, and Marksmanship are covered in lecture while the practical aspects are taught on the range. Other course topics include Situational Awareness, equipment selection, safety, handling, loading, unloading, malfunction clearance, drawing and firing techniques. Cost of this class will be $100.00

Required equipment list:

Centerfire Handgun in a minimum defensive caliber (generally, 9mm or .38spl or larger)
(If you purchase a firearm specifically for this class, PLEASE contact us for recommendation FIRST)
Ammunition 100 rounds.
Spare magazines or speedloaders
Spare ammunition pouches, carrier, or magazine holster
Method of carrying the handgun (i.e.- suitable belt and belt holster, Shoulder holsters generally not acceptable- you “sweep” others when drawing the firearm)
Ear protection
Eye protection
Clothing suitable for the weather
Cap with a brim
Rugged shoes or boots
Lunch and hydration fluid(water sports drink etc for the day)

To register for the class or for more information contact Shane Taylor Class Coordinator for the Miles City Area at 406-234-7175

Click here to view a printable CLASS ENROLLMENT APPLICATION