BCHCAZ Board Meeting – October 4, 2021

Zoom Meeting can be used by a Smartphone.


Roll Call – Quorum

·         President – Craig Ferdig

·         Vice President – absent

·         Secretary – Rene Ferdig

·         Treasurer – Wendy Timmel

·         Trails – Spike Hicks

·         Sedona – absent

Agenda:  Approved

     –  Financial / Membership Update – Wendy

o   Membership – 107 members (up 8 in the last month)

o   Financials – starting balance $30,630.64, ending balance $30,069.14.

   – Trails
o   Trail maintenance at Almosta Ranch, Saturday October 16th. 8am to 2pm.  Meet at the Outer Loop station, leave at 8:00.  Room for 5-6 vehicles to park at the trail head.  Working on trail # 1937.

o   $1500 contribution to the trail maintenance.  If needed a 5th day, we and Yavapai Trails Association can donate an additional $400 each for Aero.

– Groom Creek Horse Camp

o   Hosts have quit and the FS is looking for new hosts

o   The new manure forks have disappeared.

o   The tie-up next to toilets (near site 23) has been repaired.

o   Spike rode the 307 trail, and it shows improvement after the recent maintenance

 –  Bumblebee Update

o   65 people are signed up.  Wait list on stalls.

o   Anyone signing up for BCHCAZ membership before or at Bumblebee will have good membership through 2022.

o   Jacque Gorman will help Wendy with the sign-up tent on Friday morning.

o   More donations rolling in.

– Sedona Update

o   None

–  Christmas Party

o   Friday, December 3rd at the Prescott Airport Centennial Hall.

o   Katie McAlister will be point on organizing the Christmas Party.

o   Gail Stiger (sp?) – cowboy poet will perform