Board Meeting Notes 2013-06-25

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Meeting start: 7:05


Board Members

  • eric
  • Bry
  • farkas
  • Hailey
  • Josh
  • Jesse
  • Ed
  • Adam

Other Members


  • read mail
  • Financial/membership report
  • Review the paypal and banking transactions.
  • Check the inbox weekly.
  • Member leaving reason report
  • Review Trello board, report progress made.
  • new business
  • old business

New Business

Old Business


  • Status of money owed by the old landlord. (Eric). We are working on sending information to a separate attorney.
  • move the annual meeting to december in the bylaws.
  • Go over the "Things the next board should deal with" list from the meeting of the 15th, it has a lot of stuff we have to be aware of.


  • no mail
  • went over membership numbers
  • steve reviews weekly financial report
  • discussion on how to make things better for members thinking of leaving
  • fixing meetup - no progress - asking for help from members
  • cameras- no progress
  • paid job board- no progress
  • safe space agreement - could not get reviewed
  • tomorrow we're going to have another working session about the bylaws, those of us that can't make it will submit our comments beforehand
  • 501c3- we have taxes to do first - we need more help from lawyers- also need to know from lawyers which of the two 990 forms we have to do
  • pitchfork from last year- steve talking to school factory
  • minors as members- we discussed what's been going on on the mailing list, what our own feelings about it, what the worst case scenarios would be for several just options
  • limited debit cards for area hosts- chase says they are daily limits, not limits on totals, so we need to open separate area host accounts
  • takeaways from mwe call - discussing after board meeting
  • paypal bouncebacks - wont talk to steve because ish's name is still on the account
    • we talked about exploring options for using something that doesn't suck like paypal
  • steve will buy a water test for lead and what not
  • liability insurance review- we need to ask lawyers to further address our questions
  • Complaints @ signs- will is working on it
  • adding members to trello - eric is adding members on demand - will add en masse soon
  • wiki migration, has been delayed while josh is busy with RFID's
  • secretary of state - in progress - bry/farkas
  • loom/shop smith sales - got check for loom, still need one for shop smith
  • eric is still waiting for quote from electrician, he's working on a specific list
  • waivers box- bry is going to install it
  • form box- steve bought one - bry bought two, now we have three because they forgot to talk to each other yaaaaay
  • getting money from old landlord - talking to a property lawyer
  • josh talks about his ID card idea - running out of time

  • Membership Report -
    • Full Members: 74
    • Starving Hacker: 151
    • Friends of PS1: 2
    • Total: 225

Meeting end: 8:05