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Board of Directors Meeting Minutes July 20, 2021

Board Meeting Minutes – July 20, 2021
Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Minutes
July 20, 2021 7pm
Miles City VFW

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers: board members present Chris Schlepp, Jeff Faycosh, Marty Scheid, Matt Lewin, John Kuntz, Pat Roos, Jim Keith and Lee Wankel

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes-Lee made a motion to accept as published, Matt 2nd, Passed.

3) Reading of Current Financial Report- Marty stated the current balance in the checking account is $46,402.43, CD #1 $2,343.31 and CD#2 matured and was closed, proceeds deposited in the checking account, all bills are paid.

4) President Report-No Report

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol-Marty reports $1,948.37 in profit, incident report on injury sent to Jeff for filing.
– Archery- May 23-24 3D shoot at Woodruff Park. Wednesday raised $650.00. John stated Wednesday night shoots at Boschee’s are will attended, the club get $20 per person and new members.
– Cowboy Action-No report
– Shotgun/Spotted Eagle- NWTF paid $250 for targets, baseball team from Longmont Colorado shot trap over the tournament dates and paid $90. Jeff deposited with Marty on June 30 $700+ and $177 on meeting date $1,853 to date this year. Rabbit thrower issue is being addressed with help from England. All traps are programed now, 5 stand is nearly ready. Marvin Stark is on board to build the lean too off the north side of the container late July/August. Chris stated the Precision Drywall painted the container less than $700.
– USPSA-next match is most likely canceled due to a variety of issues.
-Youth rifle class was canceled due to no one signing up, will be scheduled in August or September

6) Old Business-Chris is moving forward with the sign for the Jon Hofer 5 Stand Course to be mounted on the container at the Spotted Eagle Range. He has modified the design to get it moving forward. Curtis Solberg is now working on the design and completion.
Marty clarified for Jeff who wasn’t paying close enough attention at the prior meeting that the club insurance covers the Board Members.

7) New Business-– Youth Rifle Class-Travis Helm will be lead instructor, Class on July 17.2021 ages 10-18 $15 person. Jeff will assist.
Jeff requested board approval to meet with Mayor Hollowell about restricting access at Spotted Eagle over safety. John motioned, Chris seconded. On July 13, 2021 Jeff met with Mayor Hollowell to explain the club’s concern with continuing safety violations. Mayor Hollowell agreed the club’s permit allows restriction especially with safety issues and agreed without the forethought of safety the club could lose its Use Permit. Jeff made the motion to close the Spotted Eagle range to members and the public except during club sanctioned activity and that violators would be charged with Criminal Trespass. John 2nd, motion passed. The cost of signage is approved.

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare

10) Adjourn at 7:53 pm

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes May 18, 2021

Board Meeting Minutes – May 18, 2021
Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Minutes
May 18, 2021 7pm
Miles City VFW

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers: board members present Jesse Smith, Chris Schlepp, Jeff Faycosh, Marty Scheid, Matt Lewin, Jesse Blankenship, John Kuntz, Ben Beardsley and Lee Wankel

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes-Marty made a motion to accept as published, John 2nd, Passed.

3) Reading of Current Financial Report- Marty stated the current balance in the checking account is $44,526.83, CD #1 $2,343.11 and CD#2 $2023.77, all bills are paid.

4) President Report-there are 461 current members

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol-3 shoots with $1,667 in profit.
– Archery- May 23-24 3D shoot at Woodruff Park. Wednesday night shoots at Boschee’s are will attended, the club get $20 per person and new members.
– Cowboy Action-No report
– Shotgun/Spotted Eagle- Targets arrived and were loaded into the container, Lee furnished a telehandler. Marv Stark can build the lean too off of the north side of the container for $6,000. Chris stated that Jason Precision Drywall will paint for $6-700.
– USPSA-22 shooters at the section match.

6) Old Business-Chris is moving forward with the sign for the Jon Hofer 5 Stand Course to be mounted on the container at the Spotted Eagle Range. He has modified the design to get it moving forward.

7) New Business-– Youth Rifle Class-Travis Helm will be lead instructor, Class on July 17.2021 ages 10-18 $15 person. Jeff will assist.
Jeff requested board approval to meet with Mayor Howell about restricting access at Spotted Eagle over safety concerns. John motioned, Chris 2nd, motion passed.

Clean up Sunday Creek Range date set as May 23 at 9 am. Chris is leading this and Northern Landscape is spraying weeds.

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare

10) Adjourn at 8:02 pm

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes April 20, 2021

Board Meeting Minutes – April 20, 2021
Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Minutes
April 20, 2021 7pm
Miles City VFW

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers: board members present Chris Schlepp, Jeff Faycosh, Marty Scheid, Matt Lewin, Jesse Blankenship, Jim Keith, John Kuntz, Vincent Muggli, Pat Roos and Lee Wankel

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes-Vince made a motion to accept as published, Lee 2nd, Passed.

3) Reading of Current Financial Report- Marty stated the current balance in the checking account is $50,287.87, CD #1 $2,343.02 and CD#2 $2023.77, all bills are paid.

4) President Report-there are 461 current members

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol-30 new walls are soon to be ready. 2 new slot matches, profit of $2,768. Board was notified of a minor injury during a Thursday night shoot. Marty will fill out an incident report to keep on file.
– Archery- May 23-24 3D shoot at Woodruff Park. Wednesday night shoots at Boschee’s.
– Cowboy Action-No report
– Shotgun/Spotted Eagle-the targets are ordered 2 pallets regular, 1 pallet Middi, 1 pallet Rabbit targets. Ramp was built and Marty constructed the 5 shooting cages total cost $973.
– USPSA-May 8th shoot, Marty volunteered to set up courses, Jesse B unavailable. Slot Match June 12th. 100 yard and 300 yard ranges will be closed the evening prior and all day of the Match. Board concurs.

6) Old Business-Chris is moving forward with the sign for the Jon Hofer 5 Stand Course to be mounted on the container at the Spotted Eagle Range.

7) New Business-– Youth Rifle Class-Instructors have been contacted.
Matt Bean was present has potential for additional donations for Jon Hofer 5 stand. The discussion to build a canopy off the north side of the cargo container. Vince made a motion to build and get estimates from contractors, Jim 2nd motion passed.
Matt will be in contact with Jeff.
Nation Wild Turkey Federation will be using the Trap range June 27th noon to 5pm. They have provided insurance waiver for the club. Jeff or designee will be at the range. John made the motion to allow, Jim 2nd passed.
Eric Fritz to run his conceal carry class at the range unknown date. Motion made by Jeff to allow as long as Insurance waiver is provided covering the club, Lee 2nd Motion passed.
Clean up Sunday Creek Range date set as May 23 at 9 am.
Insurance coverage for Board Members to be paid by the club. All Board Members in agreement.
Jeff discussed donating all the rimfire ammo and the remainder of the shotgun ammo for rifle course and 4H shotgun shooting sports. John made the motion, Jim 2nd, passed.

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare

10) Adjourn at 8:02 pm

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes March 16, 2021

Board Meeting Minutes – March 16th, 2021
Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Minutes
Mar. 16, 2021 7pm
Miles City VFW

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers: board members present Jesse Smith, Jeff Faycosh, Marty Scheid, Matt Lewin, Jesse Blankenship, Jim Keith, Vincent Muggli, Pat Roos and Lee Wankel

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes-Lee made a motion to accept as published, Marty 2nd, Passed.

3) Reading of Current Financial Report- Marty stated the current balance in the checking account is $38,853.77, CD #1 $2,342.92 and CD#2 $2023.64, all bills are paid.

4) President Report-there are 461 current members

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol-new shooters match April 1st at 5:30. Free shooting the whole month of April. Jim Keith made a motion to increase the budget for the new walls to $2,800, Jesse B 2nd, motion passed.
– Archery- no report
– Cowboy Action-No report
– Shotgun/Spotted Eagle-the new traps for the 5 stand are in, requiring batteries, a ramp for the cargo container and shooting cages. Jim Keith made a motion to budget $1,000 for ancillary equipment for the 5 stand, Vince 2nd Motion passed.
– USPSA-May and June will alternate with Baker club.

6) Old Business

7) New Business-VFW asked for annual donation for flags etc, Lee made a motion to approve the annual $50 contribution, Jesse B 2nd, motion passed.
– Donations-request for the club to donate to individual with medical issues, no action taken
– Friends of the NRA-everyone agrees worthy support, no one volunteered to assist.
– Youth Rifle Class-pending for this year, Jeff will contact other rifle instructors to set some dates.
– Projects for 2021-non-profit rates to use trap/skeet and 5 stand $4 per round, motion by Jim Keith, 2nd by Lee, motion passed

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare

10) Adjourn at 8:09 pm

Annual Meeting Minutes February 6, 2021

Annual Meeting Minutes February 6, 2021
Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Minutes
February 6, 2021 7:00 PM
Eastern Montana Fairgrounds, Miles City

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers; Jesse Smith, Chris Schlepp, Jeff Faycosh, Mary Scheid, Jesse Blankenship, Jim Keith, John Kuntz, Pat Roos and Lee Wankel.

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes where approved as written.

3) Reading of Current Financial Report Marty stated current cash balance $25,876.18, CD #1 $2,342.83, CD #2 $2,023.58, all bills paid and current.

4) President Report- 332 members so far, 476 last year and 459 in 2019. Jesse summarized the projects in 20201 including the 345 yard range at Sunday Creek, Roads graveled and improved, pistol bays leveled and graveled. There were 3 work days with a tremendous turn out of volunteers. 2 work days at Spotted Eagle, Skeet houses painted and trap bunkers painted. NFA educational training was held, Erik Fritz conducted concealed carry training. The rifle training was curtailed by Covid.

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol- Marty stated that action pistol generated profit of $1,660. Shoots will start up April 1 new shooters and 22lr are allowed, 50 round courses. April 8 Steel challenge free shooting. May 8th Action Shooting begins $5 for members, $10 nonmembers.
-USPSA-Jesse Blankenship stated they held 8 shoots, 145 shooters from 4 states, 33 shooters at one match raising $2100. Custer Rod and Gun club USPSA is part of the Greater Yellowstone Section.
– Archery-John Kuntz stated that Archery shooting will begin at Ken Boschee’s place on Wednesday nights at 6pm. They intend to hold a 3D shoot this year.
– Cowboy Action-No report.
– Skeet-Trap-Five Stand- Jeff Faycosh stated that we will start on the Jon Hofer Memorial 5 stand course at Spotted Eagle. Matt Bean donated $6,000 toward the construction of the 5 stand course on behalf of Jon Hofer. Skeet was active all year as was Trap to an extent over $1,500 per paid on the ranges which covers the costs of the targets. In 2021 Women only shoots will occur as will more days each week for the range to be open.
– SOP-Still pending.

6) Old Business- none

7)New Business-Recognition for donations to the Annual Meeting Banquet, Lee Wankel, Jim Keith, Marty Scheid, Butcher Block, Red Rock and RZ Welding. Main prizes for the annual meeting, Volunteer Incentive Tom Smith Taurus G3, Door Prize Ken Koehler Henry 17 HMR, Bob Cremer Remington 783, Fred Soenichsen Ruger SP101, Kurt Holmlund Glock Model 48, Merle Blankenship Springfield 1911, Lee Wankel CZ Redhead Premier, John Morford Sig Sauer Legion and the 50/50 of $1,164 Travis Meidinger.

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors- After the nominations and elections the following were elected. Chris Schlepp Vice President, Jeff Faycosh Secretary, Directors Ben Beardsley, Matt Lewin, Vincent Muggli, and Lee Wankel to 2 year terms.

9) Good and Welfare-People who assisted with serving at the Annual Meeting are entered into the 2021 volunteer Incentive drawing.

10) Adjourn

Board Meeting Agenda – March 16th, 2021

Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Agenda
Mar. 16, 2021 7pm
Miles City VFW

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes

3) Reading of Current Financial Report

4) President Report

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol
– Archery
– Cowboy Action
– Shotgun/Spotted Eagle
– USPSA

6) Old Business

7) New Business
– Donations
– Friends of the NRA
– Youth Rifle Class
– Projects for 2021

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare

10) Adjourn

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes January 19, 2021

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes January 19, 2021
Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Minutes
January 19, 2021 7:00 PM
VFW Miles City

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers; Jesse Smith, Chris Schlepp, Jeff Faycosh, Mary Scheid, Jesse Blankenship, Jim Keith and Vincent Muggli.

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes of December was omitted due to Jeff not getting them done in time for the meeting.

3) Reading of Current Financial Report Marty stated current cash balance $28,842.34, CD #1 $2,342.73, CD #2 $2,023.58, all bills paid and current.

4) President Report- 250 members so far, 476 last year. Banquet is proceeding as planned for February 6, 2021 at Eastern Montana Fairgrounds.

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol-Marty made a request to purchase metal for 30 bases for walls which he will build. Vince made a motion to accept and authorize $2,600 for materials. Jim 2nd-passed.
-USPSA will be shooting 2nd Saturdays
– Archery-Nothing
– Cowboy Action-No report.
– Skeet-Trap-Five Stand-NWTF is requesting the range at a date unknown for their fund raising, cost will be $4 per 25.
Matt Bean reached out to donate money for a memorial for Jon Hofer. Proposal for $6,000 to be donated to a Jon Hofer Memorial 5 stand course. Jeff got quotes for 3 throwers and carts for $10,098.65. If the Hofer family agrees the motion to proceed to purchase traps and cargo container for the 5 stand. Motion passed to proceed once we hear from the family. (update 2/1/2021 the Hofer family was in agreement)
– SOP-Still pending.

6) Old Business- Continuing discussion on the banquet plans Marty and Jesse organizing the purchase of tickets. Rob Bogner doing the meat, club will provide brisket. Discussion of ticket sales and bucket distribution for banquet.

7)New Business-NRA certified Range membership was received. Discussion for age membership to be 18 years of Age for their own membership. Jeff made motion, Vince 2nd-Motion passed.

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare-Next meeting Annual Banquet February 6, 2021

10) Adjourn at 8:00 pm

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes December 8, 2020

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes December 8, 2020
Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Minutes
December 8, 2020 7:00 PM
VFW Miles City

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers; Jesse Smith, Chris Schlepp, Jeff Faycosh, Mary Scheid, JD Arneson, Jim Keith, John Kuntz and Pat Roos. Invited guests Dahlton Johnson and Matt Lewin

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes of October meeting November meeting was canceled: Motion by Marty accept as written, 2nd by Jim, Passed

3) Reading of Current Financial Report Marty stated current cash balance $25,420.24, CD #1 $2,342.63, CD #2 $2,023.45, all bills paid and current.

4) President Report- Jesse stated banquet is moving forward and he brought all the letters and envelopes to be stuffed.

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol-Dormant for the year.
-USPSA indoor shoots possible in Baker January, February and March
– Archery-Nothing
– Cowboy Action-No report.
– Skeet-Trap-Five Stand-New trap is in and working well, everyone is enjoying the difference.
– SOP-Still pending.

6) Old Business- Continuing discussion on the banquet plans Marty and Jesse organizing the purchase of tickets. Rob Bogner doing the meat, club will provide brisket.

7)New Business-Meeeting will be held in January with annual banquet pushed to February, Motion by Jim-Marty 2nd Motion passed
In case the annual meeting is canceled due to Covid, Motion by Marty to conducted Mail in Ballots for Board Positions- Jim 2nd Motion passed.

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors-At least 3 director positions will be open for next year. Recruitment for active participation is encouraged. Dahlton Johnson and Matt Lewin are interested.

9) Good and Welfare-Next meeting moved to the VFW in January.

10) Adjourn at 8:00 pm

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes October 20, 2020

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes October 20, 2020
Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Minutes
October 20, 2020 7:00 PM
Sunday Creek Clubhouse

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers; Jesse Smith, Chris Schlepp, Jeff Faycosh, Mary Scheid, Jesse Blankenship, Jim Keith, John Kuntz, Pat Roos and Lee Wankel

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes: Motion by Lee to accept as written, 2nd by Jim, Passed

3) Reading of Current Financial Report Marty stated current cash balance $26,458.81, CD #1 $2,342.43, CD #2 $2,023.38, all bills paid and current.

4) President Report- Jesse stated that there are 471 members. The Clubhouses need to be winterized. Jesse will work on Sunday Creek and Jeff will work on Spotted Eagle.

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol-Dormant for the year. Finished with $1,711 in profit.
-USPSA club will pay for trophies at $300 and will be reimbursed by participating clubs, our expense $52 =-
– Archery-Nothing much going on John is still looking for safety net for indoor shoots.
– Cowboy Action-No report.
– Skeet-Trap-Five Stand-Jeff trap is due most anytime, Marty has paid the balance. Billings Rod and Gun club will sell us targets. Regular showings at Skeet and Trap on Friday and Sunday.
– SOP-Still pending.

6) Old Business- Continuing discussion on the banquet plans Marty and Jesse organizing the purchase of tickets.

7)New Business-Checking on vendors to cook for the Banquet, Pat is checking on his contacts.

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors-At least 3 director positions will be open for next year. Recruitment for active participation is encouraged.

9) Good and Welfare-Next meeting moved to the VFW if available.

10) Adjourn at 8:00 pm

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes September 15, 2020

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes September 15, 2020
Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Minutes
September 15, 2020 7:00 PM
Spotted Eagle Range

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers; Jesse Smith, Chris Schlepp, Jeff Faycosh, Mary Scheid, Jim Keith, Pat Roos and Lee Wankel

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes: Motion by Marty to accept as written, 2nd by Jim, Passed

3) Reading of Current Financial Report Marty stated current cash balance $28,918.07, CD #1 $2,342.24, CD #2 $2,023.25, all bills paid and current.

4) President Report- Jesse stated that near 459 members, with members joining at a regular basis.

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol-Dormant for the year. USPSA no report.
– Archery-No report.
– Cowboy Action-No report.
– Skeet-Trap-Five Stand-Jeff trap has not yet be received. Billings Rod and Gun club will sell us targets. Regular showings at Skeet and Trap on Friday and Sunday.
– SOP-Still pending.

6) Old Business-Lee is posting the restroom sign in the near future.
Marty purchase the firearms/optics for the Annual meeting.

7) New Business-Checking on vendors to cook for the Banquet, Pat is checking on his contacts.
Jesse made a motion to allow EDC to conduct a course on September 26,2020 at the Sunday Creek Range. Jim 2nd, Motion passed.
Lee made a motion to purchase 10 sheets of OSB for backer boards at Sunday Creek Range, Mary 2nd. Chris will work to line those up.

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare-nothing

10) Adjourn at 7:40 pm

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes August 18, 2020

Board Meeting Agenda – August 18, 2020
Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Minutes
August 18, 2020 7:00 PM
Sunday Creek Rifle and Pistol Range

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers; Jesse Smith, Chris Schlepp, Jeff Faycosh, Mary Scheid, JD Arneson, Jesse Blankenship, Jim Keith, John Kuntz,
and Lee Wankel

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes: Motion by Marty to accept as written, 2nd by Lee, Passed

3) Reading of Current Financial Report Marty stated current cash balance $34,389.57, CD #1 $2,342.24, CD #2 $2,023.25, all bills paid and current.

4) President Report- Jesse stated that near 459 members, with members joining at a regular basis.

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol-Year total of $638 in the black. Concerns of an age limit for shooters. Chris made a motion that regardless of age as long as the shooter can demonstrate proficient use of all safety rules to the satisfaction of the Range Officer they would be allowed to shoot. If they are unsafe regardless of age they will not be allowed to shoot. Jess 2nd Motion passed.
– Archery-John stated numbers are down due to heat. There is a couple of folks who want to set up a 3d shoot this spring.
– Cowboy Action-No report, Marty provided Insurance information to Randy Hart.
– Five Stand-Jeff proposed buying a multipurpose trap that throw chandelle targets including Standards, Middi and Rabbits from Lawry Shooting Sports, for $2,950 delivered. Lee 2nd, Motion passed Jeff will order machine and check on targets. This machine will gauge how much interest there is locally for a complete 5 stand set up at Spotted Eagle.
– Shotgun-Skeet is have a regular turn out. Jeff provided Marty with $545 and one token collected from shooters for range fees.
– SOP-Chris drafted a waiver and SOP for Rifle Range- The others are pending from Action pistol, Archery and shotgun. Great Job Chris.
– USPSA-Match for August 29 in Miles City, Jess stated it will be the biggest event this year.
– Work Day at Sunday Creek-Chris and Jim stated the best turnout ever with lots of help. All the board appreciates the interest in maintaining the ranges, thank you. Local construction company offered to weld target frames with channel iron and supply some backer boards if the club paid for metal material. Motion made by Lee to allow them to charge at Border Steel to the club for materials, 2nd by Jim, Motion passed.

6) Old Business-None

7) New Business-Jeff requested signage for the bathroom at Sunday Creek. It is in the brown building at the pistol bays. Lee will take care of signage.
Marty requested movement on the firearms for the Annual Banquet, to set budget and get a list of the types of firearms. Chris made a motion to set the budget at $5,000, Jim 2nd Motion passed. Marty was provided a wish list by the Board of Directors and will purchase the firearms, leaving them in the custody of the vendors until the winners are selected.

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare-nothing

10) Adjourn at 8:20 pm

Board Meeting Agenda – August 18, 2020

Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Agenda
August 18, 2020 7:00 PM
Sunday Creek Rifle and Pistol Range

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes

3) Reading of Current Financial Report

4) President Report

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol
– Archery
– Cowboy Action
– Five Stand
– Shotgun
– SOP
– USPSA
– Work Day at Sunday Creek

6) Old Business

7) New Business

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare

10) Adjourn

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes July 21, 2020

Board Meeting Minutes– July 21, 2020
Custer Rod and Gun Club
July 21, 2020 at 7:00 PM
Spotted Eagle Clubhouse

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers: Chris Schlepp, Jeff Faycosh, Mary Scheid, JD Arneson, Jess Blankenship, Jim Keith, Pat Roos

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes, moved to accept as published by Jim, 2nd by Jess, Passed

3) Reading of Current Financial Report: Marty stated $34,755.81 cash in bank, all bills paid, CD #1 $2,342.14, CD #2 $2,023.19

4) President Report: Marty had dumpster emptied at Sunday Creek, the outhouse has not yet been pumped. 449 current members, Water is on at Spotted Eagle. Spotted Eagle has fresh paint on Skeet houses and top of Trap houses. Allan Dodge found a firearm at Sunday Creek, it was returned to it owner.

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– 350 Yard Range-work completed and in use. Special attention to notifying pistol bay shooters while hanging targets at 300+ range.
– Action Pistol-$485 in the clear, Marty welded up target bases.
– Archery-no report
– Cowboy Action-no report
– Five Stand-No finding any traps without expending too much money, may put off until spring.
– Shotgun-steady use of the Skeet range twice a week.
– SOP-Chris talked about the waivers, discussion of an electronic form acknowledging the waiver when memberships renewed, saves money and time over mailing.
– USPSA-Nice write up in Miles City Star for July 11th shoot, $20 shooters $400. YTD $1,442,50 8/29 Shoot in Miles City.

6) Old Business

7) New Business-Motion made by Jess to close 300+ range when pistol matches are being held, 2nd by Jim, Motion passed.

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare

10) Adjourn 7:45 pm

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Board Meeting Agenda – July 21, 2020

Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Agenda
July 21, 2020
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

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– 350 Yard Range
– Action Pistol
– Archery
– Cowboy Action
– Five Stand
– Shotgun
– SOP
– USPSA

6) Old Business

7) New Business

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare

10) Adjourn

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes June 16, 2020

Board Meeting Agenda – June 16, 2020
Custer Rod and Gun Club
June 16, 2020 at 7pm
Rifle & Pistol Range Clubhouse

1) Call to order and Roll call of officers; Chris Schlepp, Jeff Faycosh, JD Arneson, Jim Keith, John Kuntz, Vincent Muggli and Lee Wankel

2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes; As published, Motion by Vincent, 2nd Jim-Passed

3) Reading of Current Financial Report-Provided via email from Marty. Bank Balanace $34,265.09, CD#1 $2,342.04, CD#2 $2,023.06, Range clean up expenses $535.52.

4) President Report-via printed Agenda
– Rifle range clubhouse is de-winterized, Spotted Eagle is not.
– Adam Forslund said the NFA workshop had 8 people and went well.
– Rifle range work day held June 6th. Trimmed weeds, rehung steel, replaced backer boards, trimmed weeds.
– Jesse will have dumpster emptied and septic pumped.

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol-Marty said $115.48 in the black, all shoots this year will be profit.
– Archery-7 or 8 shooters became members, all shoots on Wednesday at Ken Boschee’s north end of Muggli land, John 951-0241 for information on Wednesday shoots.
– Cowboy Action
– Five Stand-Jeff is wanting more input before the expensive traps are purchased.
– Shotgun-2pallets of clay pigeons arrived and thanks to Marty, John and Nathan R for helping unload and stack. Regular shoots are well attended on Friday at 5:30 and Sunday at 5 pm.
– SOP-Nothing
– USPSA-19 shooters on June 12th.

6) Old Business
– Spotted Eagle Work Day June 20th, 9 am
– materials/tools? Jeff will pick up additional paint and supplies, Skeet houses need painting as well as the trap houses.

7) New Business
– New 345 yard rifle range-Motion to spend $1,000 to construct the 300 plus range just off of the 100 yard range. Lee made the motion, Jim 2nd-passed. Construction will take place on June 27th and the range will be closed during the construction. Chris Schlepp is heading up the project.
Pheasants Forever requested use of the trap range and club house for their youth hunter training. Dates are 8/15, 8/29, 9/12 and 9/19/2020. Jeff made the motion to allow the use, Jim 2nd-passed. Jeff will check out a key to them to be returned upon completion of their project.

8) Adjourn 7:45 pm

Board Meeting Agenda – June 16, 2020

Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Agenda
June 16, 2020
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
– Rifle range clubhouse is de-winterized, Spotted Eagle is not.
– Adam Forslund said the NFA workshop had 8 people and went well.
– Rifle range work day held June 6th. Trimmed weeds, rehung steel, replaced backer boards, trimmed weeds.
– Jesse will have dumpster emptied and septic pumped.

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol
– Archery
– Cowboy Action
– Five Stand
– Shotgun
– SOP
– USPSA

6) Old Business
– Spotted Eagle Work Day June 20th, 9 am
– materials/tools?

7) New Business
– New 345 yard rifle range

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare

10) Adjourn

Minutes Board of Directors Meeting May 19, 2020

Board Meeting Minutes – May 19, 2020
Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting
May 19, 2020 7:00 PM
Spotted Eagle Range Clubhouse
1) Call to order and Roll call of officers Jesse Smith, Chris Schlepp, Jeff Faycosh, Marty Scheid, Jesse Blankenship, Jim Keith, John Kuntz, Vincent Muggli, Lee Wankel
2) Reading of Previous Meeting Minutes, motion to approve as written Chris, 2nd Marty-passed
3) Reading of Current Financial Report Marty stated currently in checking $41,160.98, 2 CDs $2,341.94 and $2,023.06
4) President Report 434 members currently. Sunday Creek Club house has the water turned on, ready for use.
5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol-Thursday night shooting is schedule at 6pm at Sunday Creek.
– Archery-Wednesday evening shoots at Ken Boschee’s, John is contacting interested people.
– Cowboy Action-Insurance to SAS provided
– Five Stand-is languishing committee is still very interested.
– FNRA-on hold perhaps in the fall
– SOP-Ken provided a go by Jesse B will line up the range officers then the whole board will put their input.
– USPSA-Plenty of shoots scheduled, Fallon County was gracious to allow the use of their range over the winter. Discussion of cost to shoot the course. Lee made a motion to increase to $20, Marty 2nd-Passed. Shoots over the winter 73 shooters $662 for the club.
– Youth Rifle Class-waiting for things to settle down, most likely later this summer July/August at Sunday Creek.
6) Old Business
7) New Business
– Sunday Creek Range Work Day-June 6th at 9am
– Spotted Eagle Range Work Day-June 20th at 9 am
– Bylaw amendment to hold special Board Meetings by conference call-
– Annual Dues-Much discussion on increase of dues, Chris made a motion to increase the annual dues in 2021 to $50, Marty 2nd Motion passed.
8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors
9) Good and Welfare
10) Adjourn

Sunday Creek Rifle & Pistol Range Workday – June 6, 9:00 AM

We will be holding our annual range cleanup/workday at the Sunday Creek Rifle and Pistol Range on Saturday June 6 at 9:00 AM. We will be rehanging the steel targets, replacing backer boards, picking up trash, filling tire berms, weed wacking, etc. We can use weed wackers, cordelss drills, wire cutters, shovels, etc. Lunch will be served though we are usually done by early afternoon. Anyone who participates in a range work day (or makes some other significant contribute of time to the club) will be entered to win a gun in the annual Volunteer Incentive raffle at the annual Banquet in Jan.

National Firearms Act (NFA) Class – Wed. May 27, 2020

Learn what firearms and accessories are classified as NFA, how to purchase NFA firearms, What a NFA trust is and how to go about setting up your own trust.
Reserve your spot now. Limited space available. Please email your name/contact info to email@custerrodandgun and we will hold a spot for you. This is a free class offered to Custer Rod and Gun Club members and the non-members.

Wed. May 27th 6:00 PM at the Sunday Creek Rifle and Pistol Range Clubhouse

Board Meeting Agenda – May 19, 2020

Custer Rod and Gun Club
Board Meeting Agenda
May 19, 2020 7:00 PM
Sunday Creek 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

5) Reports of Boards and Standing/Special Committees
– Action Pistol
– Archery
– Cowboy Action
– Five Stand
– FNRA
– SOP
– USPSA
– Youth Rifle Class

6) Old Business

7) New Business
– Sunday Creek Range Work Day
– Spotted Eagle Range Work Day
– Bylaw amendment to hold special Board Meetings by conference call
– Annual Dues

8) Nomination and Election of Officers and Board of Directors

9) Good and Welfare

10) Adjourn