:Minutes of November 4th Meeting:
Chairman John Bajumpaa called the meeting to orderat 7:30 P.M.
The members present introduced themselves, identifying their affiliations with the 4Cs,whether representing a member club or as individual members.
Previous Meeting Minutes:Dave Bajumpaa made a motion to accept the minutesof the August 8, 2019 meeting as published in theNovember 2019 issue of The Voice. The motion wasseconded and passed unanimously.
Treasurer’s Report:Treasurer John Jarush presented his report, noting the status of the accounts as of the end of October 2019.He also reported that membership renewals for the coming year have begun to generate deposits and are expected to continue through the beginning of 2020.
Election of Officers The current officers had all indicated their interest incontinuing in their positions for the next year. Except for the “Member-at-Large” position, the positions are all for one-year terms; Ken Useted’s two-year “Member-at-Large” position is up for election on this year’s slate. Scott Macgregor’s current “Member-at-Large” term will end on 12/31/2020. Since there were no additional nominations brought forward, the Secretary cast one ballot for the entire slate, affirmed by unanimous vote of the members present.
Legislative Report: Regarding legislative matters, Dave Bajumpaa reminded the members that this year is the “short session” running February through May. So far, there have been no indications of proposed legislation pertaining to the car hobby. Further on legislative matters, Carroll Hughes of Hughes & Cronin has committed to continue providing legislative monitoring services for $3,500 plus the applicable sales tax for 2020, unchanged fromthe 2019 fee. The members voted unanimously to approve the expenditure. Dave reported progress on addressing the titling of antique vehicles in Connecticut. He has prepared a draft proposal for a meeting with the DMV on this topic, promoting the idea that there are reasonable alternatives to the surety bond requirement and that the title requirement should not have an impact on whether a particular vehicle has been modified from its original specification. Dave distributed the draft tomembers inviting their comments. He said his goal was to get this to the DMV in early December.
Other Business None.
Adjournment: There being no further business, the Meeting adjourned at 8:35 P.M .
Next Meeting: Our next meeting will be Monday, February 3, 2020 at the Athenian Diner Restaurant (dinner at 6:30 p.m,meeting at 7:30 pm).
Respectfully submitted,Jim Juhas, Recording Secretary 4C’s