The Keweenaw ATV Club meeting was held at the VFW Hubbell Mi.
The meeting was called to order at 7:10 by Club Trails Supervisor Mike McMahon. Other officers present were Vice President Kitty Beleck, Secretary/Treasurer Julie Karvonen, Trustee Mike Panijan, and Ray Chase. The minutes of the August 2, 2021 meeting were read by Mike McMahon and a motion to approve was made by Faye McMahon, seconded by Roger Dukart, motion passed by a vote of the membership. Julie read the financial report- bank balance $4,000.00 with 33 cooperate sponsors and 229 voting members, Motion to approve was made by Ray Chase, seconded by Joanne Hannula, motion passed by the vote of the membership.
a)Projects- Cliff Drive loop- Done, Cliff DR. to Mohawk- Done, Mohawk to first gate-Done, Gratiot River Bridge north- Done, Eagle River trail-Done, TRG Culverts-Done, Lac La Belle- finished up last years project, Kearsarge rock pile-Done, Will also be replacing a couple of culverts near Mayflower road and the Laurium Y, Re-decked the bridge by Gratiot Lake RD, and some general trail Maintenance will be done on the Eagle Harbor trail and the Keweenaw Mountain trail. Also had Universal Metals Make a gate that will be installed on the trail. We have also done many other smaller improvements- reroutes, new sign posts etc. that are not reimbursable projects.
a) Mike and Ray met with Bud Cole who is the owner of the Eagle River trail property. He loves to ride and has been very supportive of the club and all the work on his property. He has requested that we install gates on the trail to keep out trucks. ORV’s will still be able to go around the gates and the trail will remain open.
b)Fall ride will take place on Sept. 25th, Leaving from the Vansville Bar at 9:00 a.m and go to Copper Harbor. Return on Sunday. Mike will see about getting a meal set up in the Harbor for the riders.
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Next Meeting: Annual Meeting and regular meeting will be held Oct. 4th 2021 7pm VFW Hubbell.