Board Meeting Notes 2014-06-03

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Board Meeting Minutes
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Meeting Start:


  • Board Members
    • Steve
    • Bry
    • Hef
    • Derek
    • Everett
  • Other Members
    • Josh
    • Mike
    • Carl
    • Sheila


  • read mail
  • Financial/membership report
  • Review the paypal and banking transactions.
  • Check
  • Member leaving reason report
  • Check RT queue
  • Review Trello board, report progress made.
  • review
  • check talk page for board meeting notes, see if any discussion on the agenda took place
  • new business
  • old business

New Business

  • Call a junk service (such as 1-800-got-junk) in to get quote on e-waste (and burny fridge?). We should specify a budget beforehand so we can have them cart it away on the spot if the price is reasonable.
  • Should we up the dumpster pickup to thrice weekly? It's topping out regularly.
  • The window in the front door is broken.

Old Business


  • Meeting beings at 19:04
  • Mail
  • Financial report
  • We are scheduling Member Audit 2: The auditing. Will plan later.
    • Bry flooded the kitchen at the last one and it didn't get done.
    • Steve approves.
  • No mail to money@
  • Member leaving reason report
    • Bry: "Bllpppplppp"
  • RT
    • Welding supplies reimbursement
      • Reimburse Darin Wike $54.58 for hot metals supplies.
    • Anthony Sontag reimbursement
      • Reimbursed by the generosity of members.
    • Ryan Pierce shopbot reimbursement
    • $42.91 sent by paypal. This will be tracked against ShopBot authorization.
    • Reimburse Jason Shanfield for laser maintenance
      • Waiting on Elizabeth to okay the expense.
    • Reimburse Anna for electonics area purchase
      • $25.25 by check.
  • Trello
    • Financials
      • Noony continues to work on bookkeeping.
      • Rent overpayment.
        • Landlord has been ignoring our emails because he abandoned his email address.
        • We should just skip a rent payment. Farkas will adjust ACH payment for one month.
    • We payed for our checks. With a check.
    • Bry is going to notify School Factory that we're pursuing 501c3.
    • Much shouting ensued
    • Bleep. Bloop.
    • Bry will email Tony and find out whether we're allowed to knock down the old tool cage.
  • Member points.
    • 1 Member point for Pete Noverini
    • 1 Member point each for Ron Bean and Sevin
    • 1 Member point for Bart for teaching a V-Carve Class
    • 1 Member point for Arturo for cleaning up after the party
  • New business
    • Call junk service and get quote on getting rid of limbo and burny fridge.
    • Increase dumpster pickups to three times a week. We're doing it.
    • Window in front door is broken. We're going to ask the membership to produce a temporary replacement.
      • Everett investigated the front door repairs in general. We can probably replace the door frame and the closer and be okay.
  • We should talk to landlord about the ridiculous flooding issues upstairs.
  • 2009-2010 statements are reconciled. Noony continues working on taxes filing.
  • Our remote VM box went down. Wiki is sorta back up - somewhat broken. Member site is down, mailing lists are down, maybe some other stuff. Hef is working on it.
  • Meeting ends 19:47


  • Up to $200 to pay a junk service to haul away electronics in limbo. All present members vote yes.