Dwayne D. called the meeting to order at 7:40pm at the LDFGA Youth Center.
Minutes: Presented minutes from August 28, 2018 meeting.
MOTION by Bill A., seconded Brian S., to adopt minutes from August 28 meeting, carried.
MOTION by Larry C. to adopt financial report, seconded by Bill A., carried.
Correspondence: Dwayne D. discussed an invitation from the Saskatchewan Chief Firearms Officer for town hall meetings to be held throughout the Province. Darwin G. and Dwayne D. expressed interest in attending the Battleford meeting. Some other items of correspondence discussion included the SWF fall merchandise sale, a letter from SWF reminding hunters of dry conditions, a bulletin regarding safe fall boating, a statement and request for SWF for members to respond to an online survey from SWF regarding changes to the Saskatchewan Trespass Laws.
Memberships – Joanna K. – 1462 LDFGA, 277 Indoor, 713 Outdoor
Dwayne D. discussed a lost membership from June. It has been entered in September. Discussion regarding issuing a complimentary 2019 membership to this member, due to the delay in processing it.
MOTION by Brian S. to issue a complimentary 2019 membership due to the delay in processing the 2018 membership, seconded by Angie J., carried.
Fundraising – NR
Youth Outdoor Activity Day – Bill A. update on wilderness campsite. Dwayne D. discussed an inquiry by the Vermillion 4H club regarding a winter Wilderness Survival Course. Dwayne will find out more information as to what they are exactly looking for.
Indoor Range – The Indoor Range was recertified on August 30, 2018 for a 5 year period.
Outdoor Range – The Outdoor Range was recertified on August 30, 2018 for a 5 year period. Dwayne D. discussed some issues that arose since the range was re-opened. A reminder that members should report any misconduct witnessed at the range. Discussion regarding some jobs that need to be completed once the range dries up such as laying topsoil and grass seed, dealing with the large rock stuck in the berm, fixing trench at the 260m, and fencing. Dwayne reviewed the minutes from the LDFGA Special Meeting held on Thursday September 20, 2018 and there was discussion regarding the proposed IPSC rules submitted by the IPSC sub-committee.
MOTION by Troy T. to accept the IPSC rules as presented and submit them to the Saskatchewan CFO for approval, seconded by Brian S., carried.
Discussion regarding IPSC holstering practices at the Indoor Range, which would not be dynamic shooting and would only be a static line shooting position within a shooting stall, and whether they should be held on separate evenings or along with the regular Indoor Range openings. Item will remain on future agenda for more discussion.
MOTION by Brian H. to change the current rule to allow holstering for IPSC events and practices, seconded by Troy T., carried.
Discussion regarding Black Badge and IPSC RSO training courses.
Discussion regarding the IPSC sub-committee and how it may work for IPSC expenses/costs in relation to the LDFGA. Sponsorship for IPSC Activities was also discussed.
Conservation Camp – NR
Scholarships- September 20, 2018 was the deadline for submissions. Two applications were received.
MOTION by Bill A. to accept two applicants as the 2018 LDFGA Scholarship recipients, seconded by Larry C., carried.
Bill A. will contact the recipients.
Merchandise – NR
Hide Program – NR
Trout Ponds – NR
Trophies – NR
Gun and Outdoor Sportsman Show– Angie J. updated on the upcoming LDFGA Gun Show to be held on January 19th and 20th 2019. MGO will be supplying this year’s gun for the raffle.
Archery Club / Youth Center – NR
Gordon Leslie Project – NR
Banquet – Larry C. put a deposit down for Kelly Taylor, a comedian, for the entertainment at the upcoming LDFGA Banquet to be held on January 26, 2019. Larry C. is still waiting to hear back from Brendon Labatte regarding speaking at the banquet. Discussion regarding advertising the banquet as well as a reminder to spread the word that we are looking for meat donations.
Fish Fry – The next Fish Fry will be held on April 18th 2019.
Bills to be Paid:
MOTION by Larry C. to pay outstanding bills, seconded by Joanna K., carried.
- Fall Meetings are coming up. SWF Region 2 meeting will be held in Maymont on October 27, 2018. Dwayne D. and Larry C. are planning to attend. AFGA fall meeting date to be announced. Discussion regarding SWF Convention to be held February 14th to 16th 2019 in Moose Jaw. Dwayne D. plans on attending. Discussed the AFGA Convention to be held in Calgary on February 21st to 23rd 2019. Please let Dwayne D. or Larry C. know if you are interested in attending either the SWF or AFGA Conventions.
- Larry C. put up some No Trespassing signs at the Foster property. Dwayne D. to put up a chain to deter trespassers as well. Foster Property cleanup will be postponed until Spring.
- The motion by Curtis P. to purchase additional security equipment and power back up, with approximate cost of $1100, for the Youth Center/Archery Club, seconded by Brian H., was brought back for discussion and the motion was carried.
- Discussion regarding putting in an ad in the Hunting Supplement in the newspaper.
MOTION by Brian S. to put an ad in this year’s Hunting Supplement, seconded by Larry C., carried.
MOTION for adjournment by Ab E.
Members present at meeting: Dwayne D., Andrew N., Joanna K., Larry C., Bill A., Ab E., Brian H., Scott N., Randy N., Brian S., Jesse B., Troy T., Angeline J., Terence H., Daryl L. and Reid B.
NEXT MEETING October 30, 2018 7:30 PM LDFGA YOUTH CENTER