Minutes of General Meeting 18/6/19

TSOA GENERAL MEETING  18st June 2019

Meeting Opened at 8:00pm     

 

  1. Welcome:
    • Apologies: Andy Hill, John Wood, Alex & Sue Smithson, John Tuohy, Peter & Julie Davidge, Marg Bogisch, Fay Esau, Tom Long, Kevin McEnroe.
    • Guests/Visitors/New Members: Guest – New TR6 owner
    • Previous Minutes: Proposed be accepted by Neil Martin, Seconded by Bill Galler.

 

  1. Presidents Report – Ian Rigby
    • Ian apologised for being away last meeting but thanked all those that helped keep the club running in his overseas absence.
    • Lots of events planned for the rest of the calendar year.
    • Reminder that as at the upcoming AGM all positions are declared vacant.

 

  1. Secretary’s Report – Duane Kaak
    • Received in some other club magazines, FHMC minutes.
    • Duane also received information that the Bay to Birdwood this year is running the old roads and the club could again view from Dequetteville Tce if desired.
    • The Melbourne Cup parade in November is seeking 30 well presented Stags. See Duane if interested to register.
    • Personal thanks expressed to TSOA members who helped and came on the run on Sunday to show their support of the Triumph marque on the race track.

 

  1. Treasurer’s Report – Duane Kaak
    • Bank balance is healthy at $49,153.88
    • Approx 180 members have renewed before tonight with a further 120 due still to pay subscriptions for next year. Lots have paid via Direct Deposit to Club bank account.

 

  1. Social Report – Peggy Argent
    • Mid week run had 13 people attend.
    • Only 11 members attended the run to The Bend on Sunday.
    • Sunday 21st July is a breakfast run departing Burnside Town Hall at 8:30am for Oakden.
    • August 18th is a run to Paech Farm at Wistow, tour of sheds and lunch. Cost $15per person, subsidised by club, members need to order and pay in advance
    • Christmas Dinner is booked for 30th
    • Volunteers are needed for October and November Supper roster.

 

  1. Competition Report – Neil Martin
    • The 1986 Targa Adelaide poster of a Rally TR7 at last meeting was further identified as the Rally TR7 built by Colin Bond from the 2 wrecked TR7 Pro cars from the series event. Duane found a further picture of the same rally car severely damaged, likely its demise.
    • Thanks expressed to the Flaggies and officials that assisted at The Bend event. Flag marshals were Ian Rigby, Bryan Young and Arrand Ellery. Keith & Clare Williamson and Roger Lange also assisted in morning documentation activities for the MSCA.
    • At The Bend Neil and Duane both obtained new personal best times approx. 1.5 seconds below their last event at the same track.
    • A Regularity event is on this coming Sunday, Neil is the only Triumph driver entering.
    • An MSCA Supersprint at Mallala is at end of July.
    • Andy Ansell’s car is nearly repaired and he will likely attend a Jaguar Club race day in a couple of weeks.

 

  1. Library Report – Greg Page
    • Open for business.

 

  1. Regalia Report – Sue Smithson
    • No Report

 

  1. Website Report – Roger Lange
    • Roger reported that the white Spitfire for sale has been sold for a good price.
    • Due to the length of the list, TR6 parts for sale by Colin White is on the members page.
    • See Roger if you need any help in loading pictures or articles.

 

  1. Conditional Registration Report – Kevin Foster
    • Kevin reminded all that logbooks need to be updated by June 30 but acknowledged the members present had mostly completed this task.
    • The administrator position will be vacated by Kevin as at 1st July 2019. Ian Rigby as President advised he will undertake the role to ensure it is completed until a new incumbent is found.

 

  1. General Business
  • Bill Berlemon presented Duane Kaak with a “Triumph of Jokes for over 50s” book in attempt to improve Duanes jokes at each meeting.

 

  1. Parts or Cars For Sale or Wanted
    • Roger has some Hyundai 15 x 5.5 inch steel rims to suit a Triumph Saloon to give away.
    • Colin White provided a printed listed of his TR6 parts for those without a computer to access website.

 

  1. Raffle

Won by Dean Berlemon (Cordless drill)

 

  1. Cars on Stage
    • Nil cars on display.
    • Dean Berlemon advised he has recently bought a 2500S.
    • Trevor Lindsay mentioned he helped a friend bring a 1988 Argo, Lemans race car from Melbourne as a project. Fitted with a Formula 1 style engine.

 

  1. Thanks expressed to Supper Roster volunteers Natalie and Peggy.

 

Meeting Closed: 8:47pm         

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