March 17, 2007
Minutes of the March 17, 2007 meeting at Okee-Tantie Campground and Marina near Okeechobee are as follows:
Cale called the meeting to order.
of the January 20, 2007 meeting were
read and approved.
were 7 clubs present and I Excused Absence (out of 14 clubs total) during roll
gave the Treasurer's report and advised the members he only has 8 of the 2007
Vanning Calendars left. They are
FVC NEWSLETTER UPDATE:
that the deadline for input to the next newsletter is May 19.
got a letter from the Ocala Ranch RV Resort confirming the FVC event August 31
– September 3 and the rates.
John Attrill, our friend from the UK,
asked Cale if the FVC would object to him scheduling a “Vanners at
Sea” cruise out of Port Canaveral to Nassau – Freeport from February 3 –
7, 2008. Inside cabins would be
$307 per person and seaside would be $347.
20 cabins have been reserved. The
group concluded that we had no objections, as there will be no conflict with the
2008 CofC meeting, which doesn’t start until February 7. The ship will be back in port early on the morning of
Cale said he wants to get a group together for an
out-of-state van run this year. It
was suggested that Great Smoky Mountain Van Reunion III (GSVR III) would be a
Cale also mentioned that there is a benefit Poker Run on
Sunday, April 1 from Orange City through Osteen, Samsula, Deland, and back to
Orange City. They flyer will be put
on the FVC website this weekend.
van-in proposals were made.
May 4 - 6, 2007
Beverly Beach Campground. $50
pre-reg, $55 at the gate. Travel trailers and motorhomes $30 extra.
meeting dates and locations for the remainder of the year are shown below.
Bob said it’s pretty silly to have more trophies than vans in the show.
This has come about as a result of the large number of classes and the
fewer number of vans in each show. After
some discussion, a motion by Judith (seconded by Carol) that, for the year 2007,
the FVC limit the minimum number of required trophies to:
carried by a hand vote of 20 FOR and 1 AGAINST.
During subsequent discussion Magoo stated that a club should be able to
give out as many van judging trophies as they wanted.
It was clarified that the motion does not limit the maximum number of
trophies that can be presented, just the minimum.
It was also stated that this motion is in effect for the calendar year
2007 only. If the council likes the
idea, then a motion to make the change permanent could be presented sometime
during the year 2008.
made a motion to adjourn and the meeting was concluded.