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WEST TEXAS CYCLING ASSOCIATION MINUTES
September 2019
Old Business
Mayor’s Marathon- regardless if it is on the loop, we are still considering inquiring about alternative or same/similar route for the cycling. If run is still going on, still work a water stop at 5:30 am or so (Update: new course has been released).
Thanks to people who post rides on Facebook
Nominations to be made in November to be elected and installed in December 2019
Lubbock 70.3 went well. Laurie can report on it later on. We were favorite the stop (Formerly BSLT 70.3)
Motion to Open Officer Positions and second by Pat- Each office position is available.
•WTCA President/Advocacy Director (Justin Houser)
•WTCA Treasurer (Judy Fleming)
•Secretary (Paul Friener)
•Lubbock Bicycle Club Vice President/Tour Director (Randy Mulsow)
•Lubbock Bicycle Club Treasurer (Lori LaShomb)
•Chaparral Cycling Club Vice President/Race Director (Robby Thrasher)
•Chaparral Cycling Club Treasurer (Pat Gerdemann)
•Newsletter (Carol Swinconos)
•Webmaster (Brian Alger)
Current Dues Member to be nominated
Ride Leaders
•LPL is around 6 members but cool weather is on the horizon
•Chism will have the same leaders- 6pm, now, but in December 2019, start leaving 10 to 15 minutes earlier and that will be posted.
•Side note: update Facebook and website or only have the website. Issues with outside communication and who is designated
•Still want a long ride to be available
Side Note: more gravel riding is happening, so maybe gravel week rides
Xmas party -moving end of year, closer to January 2019 -Elections and Awards would be an issue -Plaques
Xmas party
•moving end of year, closer to January 2019
•Elections and Awards would be an issue
•Plaques
Website Discussion: -Motion to close down Facebook by Donna -Second by Carol -All in favor- passes -Ivan will be contacted by Bobby regarding the shutdown of the FB page
Website Discussion:
•Motion to close down Facebook by Donna
•Second by Carol
•All in favor- passes
•Ivan will be contacted by Bobby regarding the shutdown of the FB page
Other Issues:
•Interests in outside Third Party Club- Social Cycle
•Dues are half priced from now until March 2019
•Since coming to end of year, some rides will be starting earlier as previously stated.
•LPL ride will likely end early November 2019
•Store to open again. Les to be contacted
New Business
Call to Order: 7:02 pm
3 months since last meeting
Ride of Silence planning to begin soon. Chair of it:
•Paul Friener and Donna will write up the notes of contacts, and Paul will lead the effort for planning.
•It usually starts in January 2019 for permits
•We need to start advertising sooner than we did this prior ROS
•Police Budget increased, and it was about $400 (it’s based on how many officers per motorcycle)
Comments about Mayor Dan Pope:
•He is having a bike and hike with locals
•Canyon Lakes route discussion
•Nick Budfeld working for the city was given a map of a new route and it was showed to mayor
•Mayor was on board and has pursued it
Adjournment:
•Motion to Adjourn - Pat
•Second Bobby
Race Reports
Final TTTT next Thursday September 19, 2019
•San ANGELO ride on OCT 19
Upcoming Events
CycloCross Racing Season from September to December 2019
Hale on Wheels in two weeks tour/race
The Hell Hole
Caprock Escarpment in October
Texas Tumbleweed Tour
Big Bend in March 2020
Ocho Mios Bottomless Lake State Park
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