Wednesday, April 7, 2010

April Monthly Meeting Minutes

Decorah Human Powered Trails

Monthly Meeting Minutes

April 6th, 2010

****SPECIAL MEETING: APRIL 20th, 2010 7:30 P.M. @ TBocks


Event Date Changes

  • Dirt Burger- Now June 12-13th,2010
  • Summer Sizzler- Now August 21st, 2010

Decorah Time Trials 2010

  • Brainstorming on Race Course
    • Course will try and start and end in close positions
  • If you would like to volunteer or know of volunteers please email: Judy Syverson at
  • Sponsorship Board
  • Set Up
    • April 24th High Noon- Meet at Dunning Springs Entrance to River Trail
  • Course Pre-Ride Day Of
    • Ogara graciously volunteered
  • Tail Bike- Brining up the rear and course clean-up
    • Trevor


  • Trail Group Leaders
      • Van Peenen- Jesse-
      • Palisades- Doug
      • Dunnings- Trevor-
      • River Trail- Deke
  • Group Leaders will choose dates for trail work in assigned section and will be sending out emails or ask for volunteers for trail work group.
    • Van Peenen Work Day- Sunday, April 11th 1:00p.m. Entrance to Van Peenen off of Quarry Road

Palisades Trail Project

  • Work is now complete on this project. Thanks to all that took time to get this done so quick!

Trail Maintenance

  • Focus will be on improving trails that are in the system currently
    • Julia- Shoring of Sections
    • Dirty Harry on Dust Bowl- Smoothing this section, take care of rut
    • Cut low lying trees on trails
  • Undesired Trails
    • Need to work on allowing these to overgrow, trail closed signs, or blocking of these trails.
    • These trails allow access to undesired trail users for certain trails as well as disrupt the nature around or trails

Sustainable Decorah Meeting

  • Wednesday April, 14th @ Luther Baker Commons from 6-8 p.m.
  • Would be nice to have some members of the group there to represent DHPT and Bicycling in general!!

Agenda May Monthly Meeting

  • Time Trials Recap
  • Trail Maintenance
    • Set Up Days
    • Groups- Who’s who??
  • Dirt Burger

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