Updated ASC Bylaws

Attached please find a link to the new Bylaws to the club.  These Bylaws were approved by the Board.  Members are encouraged to read them to become familiar with how their club operates.  The following is simplified overview of the changes that were made: https://airfieldshootingclub.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Bylaws-Final-2020718.pdf Administrative Clean Up Cleaned up the way Board, BOD, etc was used.  Made it consistent Cleaned up the way by-laws, bylaws etc was used.  Made it consistent Cleaned up how the 4-H Conference Center was referred to Updated format of the document – added a TOC. ARTICLE III Added that new members had to take the oath verbally. Article IV – Membership – Section 1 – Classes of Memberships Cleaned up the formatting of the membership and added a short sentence to introduce the special membership section Added a section called good standing because it was not defined Article IV – Membership – Section 2 – Duties and Entitlements Adding serving on an ASC committee to community service Article IV- Membership – Section 3 – Application for Membership Added the sex offender database scrub as required by the 4-H Conference Center Article IV – Membership – Section 4 – Membership Limit Rewrote to clarify the …

Rules Changes July 2020

Dear Club Members,   After a period of 6 months, we have finally finished and approved a major revision to the Club Rules Document.    Rules Changes July 2020   This document has undergone a SIGNIFICANT rewrite.  The format and organization have completely changed to make it easier to find information.  There has been a lot of effort to make things easier to read and clarify items.  The changes in content are primarily focused on the following areas:   Moved Guest “rules” from Bylaws to Rules Moved Facilities “rules” from Bylaws to Rules Added drawing from the holster – made it clear that drawing form the holster is authorized but muzzle control is paramount (no sweeping of people on the line) Added target section to include steel rules.  This covers where steel can be placed (Only at the berm on any range), covers minimum distance, covers how to hang the targets etc.  Also provided pictures on where to place paper targets on backers. Modified Cold Range slightly.  In particular if a member wishes to use a table to place targets on a backer, you must use an empty table or if you are doing it at your shooting point, the …

Club Elections on July 18th

The ASC Board of Directors needs you! It is time to vote in a new board of directors. We need you to attend the Airfield Shooting Club’s annual member breakfast and board of directors election on Saturday, July 18th and choose the future leadership of your club. Do you have ideas on how the club should operate, thoughts on a better renewals process, opinions on the newsletter? Do you have the time and feel you could make a difference?  Consider running for a position on the board of directors . Are you interested in range safety and maintenance? Handy with tools? The XO position might be calling for you! All positions are open during the yearly election.  Please contact the Secretary, if you would like to run for a position. (secretary@airfieldshootingclub.org) Our election and breakfast will be held at the Airfield Center’s Gray Building dining hall, with breakfast being served at 8:30 a.m.  After breakfast, the ASC President and other Board members will address Club matters. We will then hold the election to choose the new ASC Board.  All active Members will be eligible to vote. ***RSVP to Jon Welters, ASC Webmaster, at webmaster@airfieldshootingclub.org by Saturday, July 11th. Breakfast is paid for by …

Leaving the range at end of day – close the 4-H gate

Please close the white gate (4-H) at the end of the day if you are the last member leaving the range. The combination for the 4-H gate is listed on your membership badge. If you have trouble with the lock, please close the gate and make sure it appears to be locked. There are concerns with illegal hunting on the property. The 4-H Center is open to employees only. Please do not go down to the center unless there is an emergency.  They have a sign posted and health check procedures in place.

Airfield Shooting Club Reopening Friday the 15th- Covid 19 Protocols

Dear ASC Members, The following protocols are being put in place by the ASC Board in an attempt to keep our members, their families, and our communities as safe as possible from infection by the Covid 19 virus. The Board will continuously monitor this situation and may modify these protocols as new information becomes available. 1) Members only, no guests, only spouse or immediate family member(s); i.e., sons or daughters will be allowed. 2) Everyone on ASC ranges is urged to wear a mask which covers nose and mouth. 3) Anyone who believes he/she may have been exposed to Covid 19 should avoid coming to the range for a period of at least 14 days after that exposure. If any symptoms are present during that time stay away until you are certain that you have not been infected. 4) Everyone using the ranges is expected to maintain a minimum of 6-feet of separation with anyone who is not a member of immediate family. 5) Occupancy restrictions for the ranges are as follows: 100-meter range – no more than 4 occupants at a time. 50-yard range – no more than 4 occupants at a time. Short Range Berm – no more …

Letter from Club President | Membership Renewals

Dear ASC Members, The ASC Board continues to monitor conditions with a view toward reopening the range as soon as we can. Below is an update on other related matters concerning the Club. Membership renewals – we have received some emails asking about dues and renewals due to the closure of the range. Accordingly, the Board has determined adjustments will be made as follows: 1. Service hours requirement will be adjusted and reduced at a rate of one half hour (.5 hr.) per month during the period in which the range is closed. 2. For current members: (a) The period for renewals has been extended to September 30, 2020. (b) Renewal penalties will apply for renewals on or after October 1, 2020. (c) On December 1, 2020, re-application will be required including paying initiation fees, etc. 3. For New members: (a) New member applications are not being accepted at this time and will begin again once the range reopens. 4. Future credit for dues paid by renewing members: (a) It is the Board’s desire that credit will be given and dues adjusted in the 2021-2022 renewals for the period in which the range was closed. (b) Please note that any …

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