Board Meeting Notes 2012-06-19

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Meeting start: 07:35 pm


  • Patrick Callahan
  • Shawn Blaszak
  • Ishmael Rufus
  • Steve Finkelman
  • Dan Meyers


Old Business

  • Did anyone figure out utilities yet?
  • Any news about buying the table saw from Steve (or the over-paid rent he owes us)?
  • Network roll-out status

New Business

  • Financial/membership report
  • new weekly task: move Chez PS1 and laser cutter money from donation boxes to the safe. keep them in separate envelopes.


  • The only utility remaining is Garbage.
    • Shawn has gotten one quote so far and is waiting to hear back on a second one.
    • consensus seems to be that we should get a 1.5 cubic yard dumpster (pickup once per week)
  • The table saw from Steve has fallen through but the man who has offered us a free vacuum former may also have a free table saw for us (along with other things)
  • Eric wasn't here to give an update on the network roll-out
  • Ishmael gave the financial report
  • Membership Report: 134 members
  • The laser cutter fund and Chez PS:One will be emptied weekly and the safe needs to be anchored to the floor.
  • Sacha met with some government agents while at the Open Hardware Summit about our interests in setting up a DIY biology/chemistry lab at PS:One. He will be setting up a chance for the local FBI representatives to come to one of our meetings and introduce themselves.
  • Dan purchased a metal chop saw because cutting metal on the wood chop saw and would like to be reimbursed.
  • Dan purchase a bottle of argone for the welder.

Meeting End: 07:5 pm