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Monthly Meeting July 2011

posted Sep 13, 2011, 4:01 PM by Bill Jenkins   [ updated Sep 13, 2011, 4:03 PM by Gary Bissell ]

Central Coast Concerned Mountain Bikers





Attending: Jim A., Bob N., John C., Doug C., Bill J., Tim S., Kathy R., Ron D., Paul D., Ian P., Gary H., Christina, Joe O.


Approval of June meeting minutes: Postponed until August meeting


Trail work:

Eucs - large trees fell taking much down, work needed. Doug, Neil will survey 7/21. Greg B.may be back by then.

            MDO - north bank of bridge on East Boundary failing - will repair 7/26

            SM Lake - falcon trail in need of TLC. Kathy/Joe will contact Chuck, check into road access

                        from the north.

Irish Hills - Conservation Plan in front of city council tonight - should not be much opposition. Flagging at Froom Ranch will begin soon.

Willow Springs - Brushing 7/20 9:30 am by CCC along fence/ property line, and will stop if there is route question.

Elevator top section flagging training - sessions will be sat/sun tim will schedule and send emails.


Sponsorship & fundraising;

             see committee report. Signage for reimbursement/donations for bells on boxes needed, should we include education and the bigger picture trail etiquette?

            Ask for $100 for shirts and $200 for bells from bike shops.


Publicity - N/A


Newsletter - see committee report


Membership & Volunteers - see committee report. Plus 1 new Member!

Education - see committee report


Bike Patrol - a copy of the duty statement was sent by state parks. It is similar to CMA agreement.

            All involved  need to go over and make necessary changes.


Website/tech - N/A


Financial - N/A


Strategy - N/A





 Members hours - Do we (Royal) continue tracking individual hours/days, for an award? Teeshirt or tool? Shirt by Nov. One design? Hats would be confused with crew leaders. John will bring sample design, Taylor and Tucker will help 


Moving Dirt - Pruning easy as 1,2,3! 3 options 1- cut back to trunk, 2- remove plant, 3- do nothing

            Proper disposal of cuttings!


IMBA waivers are annual thus must be renewed.


Ancient Peaks Race this weekend.


Trail work incentives - workdone soda and chips worked well for elevator. Cost? - Bill, we will decide limit in Aug meeting.. Beer? Jim. Pizza? Monthly yes! Maybe on regional days. One year trail on tee shirts and refreshments.


Bells - we are getting 500 more bells from SLOPOST we have 120 now, they have increased $0.03each.

Tim will need help distributing bells if you are planning to ride MDO please help. About 35 bells are added every week.


Equestrian trail etiquette - horses stay on the trail and pass or let other user pass. Some horse have been getting off the trail harming vegetation.


New times article? Bell boxes? John will run with it.


Fall/winter trail work schedule meeting 8/09/11 @ 5:30 at Jaffa Café. Bring conflict dates.


Next meeting 08/16/11 at 5:30 pm