Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Fall 2016 | 7 VAST News VAST will be holing three-hour meetings in each county this fall beginning on Oct. 29. These meetings are to help clubs understand what they need to do it become compliant with state and federal laws. While these meetings are not mandatory, clubs that have questions or are struggling should plan to attend. While the dates and times are set, all locations have not been finalized by the time this magazine goes to print. For updates on locations go to the VAST website and click on the NEWS tab. We will also send updates out via email. If you have not yet signed up for the VAST Blast email newsletter, you can also do that under the same tab on the VAST website. Please note that if you cannot go to the meeting scheduled in your county you are welcome at any of the other meetings as we move around the state. You can find a completed Compliance Guide on the VAST Website by clicking on the FORM tab. Topics Covered • Club Identification, Registration & Disclosure • Financials & Grant Monies • Governance & Disclosure: Articles of Association & Bylaws • Internal Regulation & Tax Compliance • Ethics & Insurance Effects Meeting Information Essex County: Oct. 29, 8-11 a.m. Island Pond, location TBA Caledonia County: Oct. 29, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Danville Town Offices, 36 Route 2W, Danville Franklin & Grand Isle Counties: Nov. 5, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., St. Albans Free Library, 11 Maiden Ln., St Albans Chittenden County: Nov. 19, 8-11 a.m., Williston Fire Department, 645 Talcott Rd., Williston Addison County: Nov. 19, 1:30-4:30 p.m., location TBA Rutland County: Nov. 20, 8-11 a.m., location TBA Windsor County: Dec. 3, 8-11 a.m., South Woodstock Fire Department, VT-106, Woodstock Windham County: Dec. 3, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Grafton, location TBA Bennington County: Dec. 4, 8-11 a.m., Manchester, location TBA Orange County: Dec. 10, 8-11 a.m., location TBA Washington County: Dec. 10, 1:30-4:30 p.m., VAST office, 26 Vast Ln., Barre Orleans County: Dec. 17, 8-11 a.m. Troy Fire Department, 6850 VT Route 100, Troy Lamoille County: Dec. 17, 1:30-4:30 p.m., 43 Portland St., Morrisville OUR NEXT PLATFORM. YOUR NEXT THRILL. WHAT MATTERS IS WHAT’SNEXT. The Next Ski-Doo MXZ® TNT® . All-new REV® Gen4 platform, with revolutionary forward-leaning position. New Rotax® 850 E-TEC® engine, the most powerful 2-stroke engine in the industry.* For the precision and power to own the toughest trails. Which means there are more answers than ever for that never-ending question, “What’s next?” Find out more at Walt’s Sales & Service Where Service is Part of our Name (802) 766-5583 1972 US Route 5, Derby, Vermont 05829 ©2016 Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP). All rights reserved. ®, ™ and the BRP logo are trademarks of BRP or its affiliates. Products in the United States (US) are distributed by BRP US Inc. Always ride safely and responsibly. *Observed HP measured on internal Dyno test in optimal conditions for 2-stroke engines. Snowmobiling on the property of others is a privilege that can be revoked at any time. Please respect landowners by: • Staying on marked trails • Properly disposing of trash • Obeying signage • Keeping noise and speed to a minimum Dedicated Club volunteers work year round to obtain permission from approximately 8,000 gracious landowners who are kind enough to allow the use of their land for snowmobiling. Maintaining these permissions and the future of the VAST trail system depends on your actions. Respect the landowners and ride responsibly! CLUB COMPLIANCE MEETING DATES & LOCATIONS