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Location: 1729 oliver st avoca ny 14809
South Western HMA
Chapter Minutes
19 Nov. 10

The meeting was called to order at 9:30. Those in attendance were: Mike Fetherston, Avoca; Ray London,
Hammondsport; William Green, Bath; Brian Grant, Bath; Chuck Preston, Corning; Ron Smith, Addison;
Wayne Hoffman, Avoca; Dave Rindo, Gorman Bus sales; Tom Rojek, Gorman Bus Sales; John Sweeney,
Gorman Bus Sales; Jim Hogan, Leonard Bus Sales.

We want to thank Corning for hosting the November meeting, and Gorman Bus Sales for being the
sponsor and providing the lunch.

The treasurers report was read and excepted.
It was discussed what we could do with the funds in our account. There was no final decision made.

Round table:

It was brought up about the recall on the IC buses for the Body Mount Pads.

The Right side stop signs was talked about.

We got some information on the fire suppression systems.

Jim Hogan, from Leonard Bus talked about the IC "Stand Alone" Inventory Management System.

A problem with starters and flywheels on the IC buses was mentioned.

Oil coming out of the turbo on the Blue Bird buses with the Cat engines was talked about.

The chaffing of hoses and lines was discussed.

The leaking of exhaust clamps was talked about.

We discussed about the State cutting funds and the effects on transportation in our local
school districts. And, the effects of Regionalization.

Sponsor: Dave Rindo from Gorman Bus Sales brought one of the new Collins buses down and went through
it. Then there was a ride and drive secession.

Next Months Meeting:

The Meeting will be at Avoca with Leonard Bus sales being the Sponsor.

` The meeting was adjourned and we all ate lunch.

Respectfully Submitted,

Wayne Hoffman

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