Newsletter - May 2016


SRRPC Newsletter 05/07/2016

Savannah River Rifle and Pistol Club
P.O. Box 5337
Aiken, SC 29804

NRA # C7072 CMP # 037002

April 26, 2016 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order by President, Jim Samsel. Officers present were Jim Samsel, George Laverick, Kevin Lilly, Jim Shaver, and Roger Ward. Six members were present in addition to the officers.


The minutes of the February 28, 2016 Executive Committee meeting were read by George Laverick and were accepted as read (there was no March meeting due to lack of a quorum.

Treasurer's Report

The Treasurer's report was given by Roger Ward.

Range Report

The Range Report was given by Jim Shaver. Copies of the Range Reports are available on the Club website under the menu item "Outdoor Range/Range Reports".

Armorer's Report

Kevin Lilly reported that he has obtained new magazines for the Club's .22 rifles and is working on getting new sights for those needing them.

Old Business

Vice President Vacancy: A motion was made and seconded to accept Chuck Novak as the new Vice President. The motion carried unanimously.

Indoor Range: Jim Detwiler has volunteered to assist Jim Samsel as RSO for the indoor range. He will need to be approved by the City so Jim Samsel will contact Lt. Mahoney at ADPS to arrange that.

Fence: Jim Samsel will contact the clearing contractors and get them to submit bids.

Rifle Range Extension: Jim Shaver has received an initial quote from Ram Development for clearing the 200 yard range (1.2 acres) for $8700. The contractor is also willing to do a proposal for levelling, grading, and sowing with grass. The firing line will also need to be rotated 27 degrees to accommodate the new 200 yard range. Jim Detwiler also suggested putting in intermediate berms on both the rifle and pistol ranges at the same time. Jim Shaver will prepare a statement of work for the clearing and present it to the Executive Committee for approval.

New Business

Work Day: Jim shaver presented a list of projects that need accomplished at the range and asked for help getting them done. He will try to set up a work day in the near future (tentatively May 28).

The meeting was adjourned at 7:16PM.

The next Executive Committee meeting will be at 6:30PM on May 24, 2016 at the ADPS Indoor Range, 240 Dupont Drive, Aiken, SC.

Respectfully submitted,

George Laverick


The club will offer RSO training on June 4, 2016 for members willing to serve as Range Safety Officers for the Club. If you are interested, please contact the Secretary.

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