There were 7 members and 2 perspective new members present.
Minutes from July were read and approved.
Treasurers report: We now have $161 on hand thanks to new member dues. We may need to buy more Round Up soon for keeping the weeds down at the field. The new members each paid half a years dues for the rest of the year. John will set them up with Google Groups for electronic communication.
Old Business: The FunFly is scheduled for September 17. Len will do an inventory of picnic supplies and purchase what is necessary.
New Business: New members were accepted by acclimation. Tim Estes and James (sp) Zelaney.
Discussed adding 3 new gates around the field in the existing fence for easier access to the open space.
Treasurers Report: It was noted that we have $136 on hand. The report was read and accepted.
Our guest, Tim Estes, was introduced. he is a former member and is considering rejoining BARC. He will reinstate his AMA membership so he can fly at the field.
OLD Business: Fun Fly: A good time and food was had by all.
Table Maintenance: To adjust sway in the middle of the tables using shims; thus allowing better drainage and less water accumulation.
NEW Business: We will schedule a new fun Fly for mid September, Saturday the 17th with the 18th as backup if the weather is bad on Saturday. Brunch will be served at 8-8:30. We need new supplies, to be replenished.
Ralph initiated a discussion of how electric motors, esc and batteries work and how to match each to the other.
The meeting was adjourned at 8 PM.
Derek brought 2 models to sell and 2 (5 cell) batteries. He sold one ARF kit.