Oct 07

Meeting Minutes from the 10/6/2021 meeting

Meeting Minutes from the 10/6/2021 meeting.

President Pat Dodson, V.P. Rod Johnson and Secretary/ Treasurer Randy Stout as officers were present when the Meeting started at 6:55 at the clubhouse in Creswell. There were 7 Members in attendance.

Dinner was brought in by V.P. Rod Johnson and consisted of Lasagnia, Salad, French bread and cookies and cupcakes for dessert. Thanks Rod- a great meal!!

Shelly was not here to give her usual informative talk about goings on at the airport.

It was noted that the sign at the gate still needs attention, but since our sign guru (Gary Ludeke) was not here, we postponed any discussion until later.

President Pat then showed us his Hummel Bird tank that he is working on. Tony at Specialty Aero will be welding it soon. Good job Pat!

V.P. Rod Johnson brought in his AirWalk fold up bike for us to look over.

The business portion of the meeting was then called to order.

  * Checkbook balance was $1661.72 as of the date of the meeting.

           If you haven’t paid dues yet, its not too late!

    Please mail the $25 check to: EAA Chapter31,

    86277 Panorama Rd., Springfield, OR 97478 Thanks!!

There being no other business, Past President John Kuehl brought in his computer and played the last 2 EAA national Chapter Video Magazines. I had to leave after they played, but I believe he also played a How-To video on TIG (or was it MIG) welding. Thanks John

There being no other business the meeting was adjourned at 7:45PM (I assume)

Respectfully submitted,

Randall Stout, Secretary/ Treasurer

Oct 06

Final Reminder, Chapter 31 October meeting

Chapter 31 will be having our October meeting tonight, October 6th at 7:00pm, at the chapter clubhouse at the south end of the Creswell airport.

At 6:00pm, Rod Johnson will be providing the dinner which will be Lasagna, salad, garlic bread and cookies for desert. Cost is $8.00.

If you can, please bring a show and tell item or story.

Pat Dodson

Oct 04

Reminder, October Chapter 31 meeting

We will be having our EAA Chapter 31 meeting on Wednesday, October 6th at 7:00pm. The meeting is at the chapter 31 clubhouse at the south end of the Creswell Airport.

Please come for dinner at 6:00pm. Rod Johnson will be providing dinner of Lasagna, Salad, etc. Cost will be $8.00.

Pat Dodson

Oct 01

EAA Chapter 31 Meeting, Wednesday October 6th

We will be having a Chapter 31 meeting, Wednesday October 6th at 7:00pm. The meeting will be at the Chapter 31 club house at the south end of the Creswell airport.

Please come early and join us for dinner at 6:00pm. Rod Johnson will be providing dinner which will be Lasagna, salad and desert of cookies.

Pat Dodson

Sep 15

Meeting Minutes from the 9/1/2021 meeting

Meeting Minutes from the 9/1/2021 meeting.

President Pat Dodson, V.P. Rod Johnson and Secretary/ Treasurer Randy Stout as officers were present when the Meeting started at 6:59 at the clubhouse in Creswell. There were 14 Members in attendance.

Dinner was brought in by Paul Buhler and consisted of BBQ Chicken, 2 Salads, and Ice Cream for dessert. Thanks Paul- a great meal!!  Rod Johnson has offered to host the October dinner.

Dave Eason then gave a quick homebuilders hints when he suggested that if you do not have different prescriptions for each lens, you can turn your eyeglasses upside down when you are working under something that requires you to look up all the time. Thanks Dave!

It was noted that the WAM fly-in will be on 9/11 and the Great Oregon Homebuilt fly-in will be held on 9/4. Also noted was that the B-17 “Sentimental Journey” is at SLE giving rides.

The only guest was Shelly Humble who gave the following report:

  1.   Airport Manager’s Updates
    1. Runway Reconstruction Design Update

Ms. Humble gave the Commissioners a brief update on the Runway Reconstruction Design.  Ms. Humble stated the second inspection for the Streaked Horn Lark Study has been completed and found none which is great news.  Currently, the airport manager is working on completing an IFE (Independent Fee Estimate) which is required by the FAA for this project.  The design is continuing during this process.

  1. COAR Grants Update – Generator for EOC

a.   2020 COAR Grant – Generators on Airport.  Airport Manager, Shelley Humble, informed the Commissioners that the Emergency Operation Generators project is progressing.  The generators are on order and the access road has been completed.

b.   2021 COAR Grant – EOC Equipment.  Airport Manager, Shelley Humble, informed the Commissioners that she is working on obtaining the required three bids to purchase the items listed in the grant.

  1. North End Development – Wastewater Design Update

Shelley Humble updated the Commissioners as to the status of the north end development/Wastewater Design.  Ms. Humble stated that the City and Airport are working with Aqua Resource Design and Consulting to complete the design for the Wastewater System on the airport to service all tenants.  The test holes have been dug and inspected by both Aqua Resources’ Brannon Lamp and the Lane County Inspector and we are waiting for a report from Lane County regarding the test holes. The City is continuing to work with the interested parties regarding the hangar build on the north end.

   B.  STEM Program Update by Creswell School District Rep.         

Commissioner Mike Anderson and Creswell School Board President stated that they are hoping to start the STEM program up again once the school district is back to normal operations.

Thanks Shelly as always!

The business portion of the meeting was then called to order.

  * Checkbook balance was $1754.53 as of the date of the meeting.

           If you haven’t paid dues yet, its not too late!

    Please mail the $25 check to: EAA Chapter31,

    86277 Panorama Rd., Springfield, OR 97478 Thanks!!

There being no other business, The meeting was then turned over to Jim Orglioso who gave a presentation on Emergency Preparedness that EAA can partner with. He will give a more detailed report when he has all the information he had hoped to bring to the meeting.

There being no other business the meeting was adjourned at 7:45PM

Respectfully submitted,

Randall Stout, Secretary/ Treasurer

Aug 31

EAA Chapter 31 September Meeting

Just a reminder that we are going to have our September Chapter meeting tomorrow night, Wednesday September 1st at 7:00pm. We will be having dinner beginning at 6:00pm. Location is the Chapter 31 club house at south end of the Creswell Airport.

Paul Buehler will be providing dinner. You won’t want to miss his barbeque chicken and salad. Cost is $8.00.

Jim Orglosio will be giving a presentation on the City of Creswell Emergency Action Plan and the Disaster Airlift Program. He will be explaining how the program works and how we might be able to help. This ties into some of what Shelly Humble has been briefing us on over the last months.

I look forward to seeing everyone.

Pat Dodson

Aug 26

First Reminder, September Chapter 31 Meeting, 09/01/2021 at 7:00pm

We will be having our September Chapter 31 meeting at 7:00pm. We will be at the chapter 31 clubhouse at the south end of the Creswell Airport.

We will be having dinner at 6:00pm provided by Paul Bueler. Cost will be $8.00. It sounds like Paul has a really good meal planed.

Also Jim Orglosio has a presentation planed for the general meeting.

Thank you, Pat Dodson

Aug 11

Meeting Minutes from the 8/4/2021 meeting

Meeting Minutes from the 8/4/2021 meeting.

President Pat Dodson, V.P. Rod Johnson and Secretary/ Treasurer Randy Stout as officers were present when the Meeting started at 6:57 at the clubhouse in Creswell. There were 13 Members in attendance. The only guest was Shelly Humble who gave the following report:

Runway Rehab – After careful consideration the City will not be asking for the extension at this time but will look to have the justification completed during the Master Plan Update in 2024-2025.

2020 COAR grant – Emergency generator project construction will be staring in the next few weeks.

2021 COAR grant – Will purchase EOC equipment once the Generator project is underway.

Notified  of another  possible grant award to install taxi lanes for new hangars – more when I know.

North end development – City is working with Aqua Resource Design and Consulting to design and install a wastewater system for the airport.

She also noted that Avgas is at $5.35/Gal which barely covers costs and will need to be raised.

Budget was presented to Council on June 14th and there were no objections.  In the budget this year is $100,000 to purchase hangars. EOR  

Thanks Shelly as always!

The business portion of the meeting was then called to order.

  * Checkbook balance was $1754.53 as of the date of the meeting.

           If you haven’t paid dues yet, its not too late!

    Please mail the $25 check to: EAA Chapter31,

    86277 Panorama Rd., Springfield, OR 97478 Thanks!!

President Pat asked for volunteers to put on the next dinner. He got several hands and we now have Paul Buhler doing September and Rod Johnson will do October dinners. Thanks guys!!

Past member Doug Kindred noted that the OAHS in Cottage Grove will be holding a Oregon Homebuilt fly-in on Labor Day weekend. This fly in will commemorate the 100th year of licensed aviation in Oregon, as the Oregon Dept of Aviation began on 2/11/1921. The feds took over in 1926 and the first actual rules for homebuilts were adopted in 1951, the same year that the EAA was established.

The new sign for the EAA chapter 31 memorial garden is now up. Gary Ludeke will be asked if he can get another sign to replace the one at the entrance to the driveway, as that sign is in disrepair and not a good representation of the club. The clubhouse also needs pressure washing, but that can wait until fall.

There being no other business, The meeting was then adjourned at 8:05PM

Respectfully submitted,

Randall Stout, Secretary/ Treasurer

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