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Al Zuehlke of Council Bluffs picked up his new Ski-Doo from Leisure Life Sports
in Omaha in late November following his winning ticket in the ISSA's Grand
Raffle at Convention in Okoboji. Zuehlke won $10,000 toward the purchase of a
new sled from a current ISSA associate member. Presenting the check to
Leisure Life owner Marty Smith is ISSA Raffle Committee Chair Gary McVicker.
|2012 ISSA Award Winners Revealed.
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2013 ISSA Award Nominations Due
June 1; Forms Available Online
It is once again time to think about nominating some very worthy Iowa
snowmobilers for ISSA’s prestigious annual awards program. We would like to
urge every Iowa snowmobile club to look carefully at your membership and to
start the nomination process now. Nomination forms are now available on the
ISSA's Awards page here.
All nominations must be sent via email (preferably) or via U.S. Mail no later
than June 1. Nominations should be emailed to both firstname.lastname@example.org
and email@example.com or mail hard copy nomination to ISSA Awards,
2212 190th Street, Tripoli, IA 50676-9686.
Your nominations should include photos of your nominee(s), letters of
support from your club, community, etc. and any available news articles, videos
or other information pertinent to the nomination. If you have any questions about
any of these nominations, please contact Mindy Scott at (319) 325-8917 or
Dave Carmichael at (319) 610-5265.
ISSA/IDNR Trail Sign Orders Due Feb. 1. Download
MS Excel spreadsheet here. Email Chris Willey at
firstname.lastname@example.org if you need more time.
Grant reimbursement requests due May 1;
2013-14 grant deadline extended to July 1;
Board minutes required with application
Grant reimbursement requests from Iowa snowmobile clubs for the 2012-
13 snowmobile season are due to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources
no later than May 1 of this year.
Meanwhile, the deadline for the application for the 2013-14 snowmobile cost-
share grant program has been extended to July 1 as new Administrative Rules
moving the deadline to May 1 (as planned in the fall of 2011) await approval .
Next season's snowmobile trail grant application forms are available online
Here are some dates to keep in mind this off-season:
- May 1: 2012-13 Grant Reimbursement Requests due back to DNR.
- July 1: 2013-14 Grant Application Due to DNR.
- Aug. 31 (or earlier): Grant Review and Selection Meeting Date (subject to
- Sept. 10 (or earlier): Director Approval of Award Recommendations
Emailed to Applicants
- Sept. 17 (or earlier): Grant Award Notification to Applicants
- Sept. 30 (or earlier): Grant and Equipment Agreements Emailed to
- Oct: 15: Signed Agreements Due back to DNR from the Applicant
- Oct. 30: Signed Agreements Scanned and Emailed to Applicants
Please note the current Administrative Rules require that you provide a
copy of the minutes of your club meeting showing approval by the club of
submitting your application.
"This item has been added back onto the application and checklist and
needs to be provided with your application documents," IDNR snowmobile
education coordinator Rhonda Fowler noted.
Please continue to contact Chris Willey with any questions you
have about your club’s sign order (email@example.com). If you have any
questions regarding submission of your grant application,
please feel free to contact Fowler via e-mail at Rhonda.Fowler@dnr.iowa.gov or
by phone at 515-281-3208.
Participants in the fourth annual Jack Race at Clear Lake in January battled
through slushy track conditions due to unseasonably warm temperatures. The
thermometer for the first two days of the event crept above 40 degrees ,while
normal, single-digit readings returned on Sunday.
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