Phantom Trail Riders Meeting Minutes 10/4/23 - PTR Clubhouse


 - Land owner agreement acquisitions have been assigned to members
      Tom has 2 agreements, need continued efforts by Don and John
      Kyle Anderson would like help with 45S.  Ike, Don, and John have agreements to work on.
           Ike mailed out 3 requests on Jan 6th.  Have received one signed agreement so far.
     John to contact Dave Corty and Rod Kleiss regarding their properties.
 - Existing Drag: Need to see if we can get new rear pan from Siren. 
          Need to move into building and evaluate. Currently at Byers Farm
 - Lots of limbing needed on 45S - Fall 2023
 - Brush around sign posts needs to be addressed on 45N - Fall 2023     Also additional signs needed.
 - Look into GHS Community Service hours for students that would like to help clear trails or sign.
      This has been approved by Suzy Retzer.  Need to work out details.
- Sponsors left to collect from last year - Burnett Dairy
 - Contact Crex Center about possibly moving their fence North a few feet for more trail clearance. Confirm how much with Lauren Thomas.
 - Lee to take inventory of PTR items at Farm
 - Tractor Maintenance
        - Check if oil change is needed
        - Hydraulic filter the we couldn't get loose.  Needs to come off.  Have new one.
 - Trail re-route on North Russell street where new homes have been constructed.
     John spoke with Rod Kleiss and John Erickson from the Village and have a plan.  Need brushing and widening where trail will be shared with Ski trail.
 - Trail 119 and Cty Rd Z concerns brought forth by Craig Lundeen.  Changes will need to take place or he will close trail on his property.
 - Ike reported about some signs needed on 45S and brushing north of Cty O.

 -     Rear tracks are installed on tractor.  Plan to do fronts on 10/7 and 10/8.
         Need to manufacture rear brace and find 3-4' grease hoses for rear pivots.
 - Need to schedule work days each weekend for whoever can go.  Brushing and Limbing.

Next Meeting:

Tuesday, November 7th
7:00 PM
American Legion