TBTA Board Meeting Minutes June 1st

TBTA MEETING JUNE 1, 2017        ROOM 106 ACC

Call to order at 6:05pm

Board Members present: Tom D. Wayne C. Spence M. Bob N. Jeff B.     all other board members absent.

Minutes from May 4,2017 meeting were accepted as presented.

Treasurers Report:  no report


  1. Ski Grooming and Equipment—Jeff still plans to do upgrades to the TidTec
  2. Membership—- No report
  3. Web Page—- Nothing new at this time
  4. Finance—- No Report
  5. Special Events—- July 29 Tour of Trails, Aug 19  X-terra Rockport Rugged, Sept 2  Aleferis Races,  Sept 9  Chippeaw Hills Mnt Bike Race
  6. Advocacy—- Tom D. took Melissa Workman, Ex. Director of MMBA, on a tour of Rockport Rec. Area. She sees it as having great potential for mountain biking trails. Tom D. is planning a forum in late July with Melissa Workman emphasizing the economic impact of mnt. Biking trails to an area. Hopes to involve Alpena DDA, Alpena Chamber, Convention and visitors Bureau, and other non-profits.
  7. Trails—–Trail workbees went well.

Blake Gingrich, Parks&Rec.   arrived at 6:50pm. He gave an overview of Rockport Rec. area and future development as a State Park. As phase 3 plans are finished they will be sent to TBTA for review and comments.

Discussion took place regarding printing of TBTA logo stickers for vehichles. A motion by Spence, and 2nd by Jeff to print 100 at a cost of $62.50. Motion passed.

Meeting adjourned at 7:55pm      Next meeting Thur. July 6, Room 106 ACC unless otherwise informed