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MONROE PRAIRIE ATV/UTV CLUB

SATURDAY JULY 16, 2022@ WAGON WHEEL

Meeting called to order at 10:02am with the pledge of allegiance being

said. We had 40 members present. The minutes were read. Bubba made a

motion to accept the minutes as read, Pat Williams seconed it, all approved.

There was no treasurer's report given.

Bubba welcomed new members.

The club donated $200 to Joel from “Partners for Paws”.

Bubba attended the Southern Adams Club's meeting and told them if

they wanted to merge with our club, we welcomed them in. They would like

to keep their club but the offer stands down the road if they change their minds.

County Z from Dakota Ave. to Czech Ct. is passed . This will be

signed next week...remember its not open till signed. Then after its signed the

trail behind Shady Akers will be closed.

Dean Connell, owner of Cedar Shack, is having a fundraiser Saturday

August 20, 2022 at 2:pm. This will be a “Corn Boil”--there will be 50/50

drawings, a plinko game with prizes, ATV sweatshirts and t-shirts will be sold,

Dean hired a band that will play from 3-7pm. There will be gun raffles and meat

raffles. Fun times!!!

Billy Pratt, owner of Wagon Wheel , donated $100 to the club. Thank

you Billy.

The club ride scheduled for August 13 has been moved up to August 6 at

10:30, leaving Mo's at 9:30am.

August 13 is Jake's Day put on by Joel Fell with the Turkey Federation.

This fun day is for the kids...there will be a nature walk, fishing, building bird

houses, and an atv safety class by Bubba. You must register the kids by Aug. 6.

This fun day will start at 10:am and go till 2:pm and lunch will be furnished.

Bubba made a motion that the club make a donation of $50( 2-$25 prizes with

a free club membership) Dave Elgan seconded it, all approved.

The 50/50 raffle brought in $185--$92 to the club, $92 to our new

club member, Jen Smith—she donated it back to club for there building fund.

Thank you Jen!!!

Next meeting will be Sat. August 20 at Romanos at 10:am, fundraiser

at 2:pm at Cedar Shack. Come and support the club and have fun!!

Bubba made a motion to adjourn. Bob Billlings seconded it, all approved.

Meeting adjourned at 10:42 am.



MONROE PRAIRIE ATV/UTV CLUB

Saturday June 18, 2022 @ Sherwood Lodge 10:am

Meeting called to order at 10:am with the Pledge of Allegiance

being said. We had 48 members present. The minutes were read

from May's meeting. Bubba made a motion to accept the minutes

as read, Bob Sweet seconded it, all approved.

The treasurers report was given.

Brian Jambretz seconded it, all approved.

Bubba welcomed any new members.

Trail and routes: Bruce, Darren Tulley and Brian Jambretz are

meeting. We will have 18-20 miles south of Badger. Its all Sand

Valley land. Giving 2 miles for every mile we lost. Sherriff York

called on hotspots.

Bubba updated new members on the land club is buying and what

the plans are for this land.

Eric Edwards, president of the south Adams atv club, is resign-

from their club and asked Bubba if he would possibly be willing to

merge their club into ours depending on what their club wanted.

Bubba asked our club what their thoughts were on this issue. There

was a discussion We voted and it was unanimous from the floor “Yes”

to merge. Bubba will go to their meeting and find out what their club

wants to do.

There will be a club ride August 6th from the High School chaired

by Bill and Anne Klinkner.

Dean from Cedar Shack is having a fundraiser for our club, a

Corn Boil. A plinko game is in progress, Dean hired a band. This

will start at 2:pm. This will be 0n Sat. Aug 20th. The same day is our

Club meeting at Romano's. Our meeting will be 10:am and Corn Boil

at Cedar Shack at 2:pm.

50/50 winner was our very own treasurer Char Brockman she

received $85 and the rest went to the club.

Next meeting will be July 16 at Wagon Wheel.


Meeting called to order at 10:01am with the pledge of

allegiance being said. We had 29 members present.

The minutes from April's meeting were read. Bubba made a

motion to accept the minutes as read, Bob Billings seconded it, all

approved.

The treasurer's report was given.

Bubba made a motion to approve, Bob Sweat seconded

it, all approved.

Bubba welcomed any new members and had them introduce

themselves.

Sheriff Brent York was answering questions. If you hook your

seat belt then put the shoulder strap behind your back thata is not

legal and can result in a $180 ticket. Second, if you have a snow

plow on your machine, you can only go 1 ½ miles from your resid-

ence with plow on.

15th Ave. south of County C is closed. Will be opened back

up and graded before Memorial Day weekend.

Cty. Z, from Dakota Ave. to Czech Lane IS NOT opened yet-

Wait till signed! Sign are ordered. Then, trail behind Shady Acres

will be closed !

After Memorial weekend, Brian and Bubba and Darren Tolley

will be getting together to talk about trail expansion.

Dice Ride June 4th 3 places will be paid out-maximum of 10

dice-meat raffle-bake sale- and 50/50.

Tom Behl updated on his Poker Run. He had 107 riders-paid

out $1000 to 12 places-5 gift certificates-3 people got door prizes-

$202 was brought in for 50/50-Anne Klinkner won and donated $60

back to the club.

Rome accepted our bid of 2 acres for $10,000. Vice Pres. Dave

Elgan will go with Bubba to sign over a $500 check for the right to

refusal land agreement.

Brian Jambretz, our new trail boss, says his drags are working

awesome. Him and his wife, Deb spent about 15 hours grooming

trails. If anyone wants to use drag, contact Brian. Friends, Bob and

Mel are helping. Thanks to all for your time!!! Brian reported, as of

May 1-at $7000 for maintenance already

Tom and Stacey Behl has offered to chair the 4th of July parade.

Meet between 9-9:30 at fairgrounds. Make sure to decorate machines-

club does have some decorations. Char will pick up the candy and dog

treats to throw out.

Trails closed: 22,37, 36 + Akron,27, 42, 38 +Akron, 29 and 35.

Tom Behl reported...John Paulson donated a trail camera to the

club with new batteries. Thank you John!!

The next meeting will be June 18@ Sherwood Lodge.

Bob Billings made a motion to adjourn, B


MONROE PRAIRIE ATV/UTV CLUB

Thursday April 21, 2022@ Spot-in-the-Woods

Meeting called to order at 6:pm with the pledge being said We had

52 members present with 2 new members. No minutes to read.

The Treasurers report was given.

Approved by Bubba, seconded by Ron Peterson.

Sheriff , Brent York is running for sheriff again. He gave a brief

` update of what he has accomplished. The sheriff department held a

safety class for youth, has helped pass county roads, a member of the

club, born and raised in Adams county, 26 years with the sheriff

department, instrumental in fundraiser for canine event.

Update on trails and routes: Brian and his wife has been

grooming trails. Work-n-play day, April 30th, 9:am , trailhead on

Badger.

Strongs Prairie township approved opening Cty Z from Dakota

Ave...North to Czech lane.

Bubba got a text from Darren. Grant funding came through.

We got 20 miles new trails south of Badger.

Rome accepted our bid for 2 acres for $10,000 with right of first refusal.

Trail ambassador vests haven't been delivered yet.

Kathy Corbin is chairing a Dice ride from Bighorn June 4th.

80% pay out , 20% back to the club. First place will receive 40%,

2nd place will receive 30%. The lowest dice roll will receive 10%.

Registration at 10:am back at 4:pm.

Next will be May 21 at Bighorn at 10:am.

50/50 drawing took in $150 , 75 to Verna Sheppard, $75 to the

club.

4th of July parade, meet at fairgrounds at 9:30am.

Meeting adjourned at 6:58 pm. Motioned by Ron Peterson,

seconded by Bob Billings.


MONROE PRAIRIE ATV/UTV CLUB

Thursday February 17, 2022

@ The Lure at 6:30 pm

Meeting called to order with the pledge of allegiance being

said. We had 30 members present.

The minutes from November's meeting were read. Bubba

made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Bob Billings seconded

it, all approved.

The treasurer's report was given.

Bubba made a motion to accept the report as given, Bob Billings

seconded it, all approved.

Bubba welcomed the new members.

Bubba reported he is trying to get County Z-from Dakota Ave.

to Czech Lane. Sand Valley assured us we would have trails 1-10 for

this year. Sand Valley is proposing to give us , South of Badger 20-30

miles (13th over to 17th).

Sheriff York came to our meeting to talk. He reported we had

19 atv/utv accidents last year—No FATALITIES...YEAH! Also rep-

orted , most fatalities come from no seatbelts. He also answered

questions that club members asked. Caleb Heron is the new Rec/Off-

icer that took Shaun Long's position as he retired. Sheriff York also

informed us that he is having another K-9 ride either October 8 or the

15th.

We will be going back to a December Christmas party after the

surveys came back, the majority would like to see the party go back to

December. So it will be December 3rd at Cedar Shack.

Also the club meetings on Thursday night people would like to

see the meetings start at 6:pm instead of 6:30pm. Bob Billings made

a motion for starting 30 minutes sooner (just on Thursday nights),

Char Brockman seconded it, motion carried. This will start for March's

meeting on March 17, 2022 at 6:pm.

Bill & Anne Klinkner want to possibly chair a club ride on August 13th in the High School parking lot at 10:am


MONROE PRAIRIE ATV/UTV CLUB

Thursday November 18, 2021

@ Petenwell Pub 6:30 pm

Meeting called to order at 6:30 pm with the pledge of allegiance

being said. We had 20 members present.

The minutes from last month's meeting were read. Bubba made

a motion to accept the minutes as read, Ron Peterson seconded it, all

approved.

The treasurer's report was given.

Brian Jambretz has taken over Ron Peterson's trail boss posit-

ion. Brian is in the process of making a groomer which will take all

winter.

Arch printing has sold some sweatshirts to the club with the club

logo and the reflective printing on the back. They will be slip over

hoodies and regular sweatshirts for $25 each. They also got us 15

hats with the club logo on for $15 each.

Ron Peterson's director's position is up on the ballot. He will

run again. Vote on ballots. The ballots, renewals, and surveys will

be coming out soon.

The Halloween Ride update: we had approximately 200 riders,

45 places paid out, first place was $200. Tonight is the club meeting

for the year. No meeting December or January.

The club has been looking into purchasing land in the Industrial

Park up in Rome. Bubba will be meeting with Jamie, administrator in

Rome, at a later time.

Bob Billings has been collecting map money...Char made a

deposit of $710. Jim and Candy Eidler has been collecting map money

from the county maps.

The board meeting will be 12-9@ Petenwell Pub at 5:30 pm.

Char Brockman made a motion to adjourn, Bernie Ramsden

seconded it, all approved. Meeting adjourned at 7:03 pm.

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