Board Meeting Notes 2012-08-14

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Meeting start: 07:15 pm


  • Tim Saylor
  • Patrick Callahan
  • Shawn Blaszak
  • Eric Stein
  • Steve Finkelman


Old Business

  • Ishmael
    • Follow up on receiving the sawstop
      • Sawstop received.
    • Have we received a bill from Waste Management yet, and does it include the extra pickup that never happened?
      • need to pay bill.
    • Invoice for laser cutter job
      • Sent.
    • before this meeting is over, pay for the bagster pickup!
      • Scheduled for Wednesday
    • Pay mitch for the arduino class
      • Paid.
  • Tim
    • inventory and ownership status of old landlord's stuff left on our side.
    • Calculate electric bill and give check to Tony
    • Status of money owed by the old landlord.
  • Patrick
    • Cleaning service quotes
  • Steve
    • AC repairs
    • Install shop air valve
    • Install filter for laser
  • Eric
    • Have we received the new access points?
  • Unassigned
    • electricity is expensive
    • Change address update.
    • Geoffrey to receive the table saw shipment
    • We need a new area host for graphic arts / textiles

New Business

  • Financial/membership report
  • Buy stuff to finish the open access system


  • Ishmael will not be attending but there are updates for his items.
  • WM has billed us but not charged us for the missing extra dumps
  • Mitch has been paid for the Arduino class
  • Ishmael has re-ordered the wireless equipment from another company that is local
  • Tim's inventory has not been done yet
  • Tim has resolved the electric bill with Tony and Ish will handle it
  • Steve the old landlord still has not responded about the missing money
  • Patrick is getting cleaning service quotes
  • Steve is done with the AC
  • Steve is going to coordinate with Tony to add a filter and valve to connect the laser cutter to shop air
  • Since a number of present area host positions need to be re-filled, we will be having a discussion about what positions are still needed; what positions might need to be added; and who should fill them all.
    • Sacha has posted a message about this on the mailing list where discussion will continue.
  • Rhys wants to buy a door strike and power supply; Tim said OK.
  • Steve wants to buy another door closer; Tim said OK
  • Sacha wants to run more beginning hacker sessions in the future and would like some help
  • Member report
    • Full Members: 66
    • Starving Hackers: 84
    • Friends of PS1: 1

Meeting End: 08:05 pm