Board Meeting Notes 2018-01-16

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Board Meeting Minutes
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Meeting Start: 7:10


  • Board Members
    • Andrew
    • Ray
    • Ed
    • Jennie
    • Simon
    • Jonathan
  • Other Members
    • Numerous


  • Check talk page for board meeting notes, see if any discussion on the agenda took place
  • Consent Agenda
  • Committee Reports
  • Read mail
  • Financial/membership report
  • Review the PayPal and banking transactions
  • Member leaving reason reports
  • Check RT queue
  • New business
    • New authorizers
    • Budget questions
    • Treasury committee
    • Paying the lawyer
    • Tidy space questions
    • Board transition
    • ID authorizers
  • Old business


Discussion on previous minutes

  • Previous meeting's minutes are approved

Committee Reports

Reports from Committees


  • DMCA notice for Blade Runner 2049. So please don't torrent stuff at the space.

Financial Report

  • Chase Checking:
  • Chase Savings:
  • PEX:
  • PayPal:

Membership Report

  • Starving Hackers:
  • Full Members:
  • Total Members:
  • Quorum:

Review the PayPal and banking transactions

Member Leaving Reason Reports


New Business

  • CNC authorizer - board votes to make Jeff Z. a CNC authorizer.
    • Authorizer page needs to get updated. It's happening now. Thanks Ray!
  • Budget
    • Events budget moves into administrative budget
  • Treasury committee
    • Discussed creating a committee to spread the work of the treasurer, including RT work, figure out how make budgets more transparent and comparable to previous years.
    • Will revisit in the next board meeting.
  • Pay lawyers
    • We incurred $2,716.00 in lawyers fees reviewing and revising the bylaws and liability
    • Board votes to pay this bill.
  • Cold Metals equipment: Surface grinder - member hasn't picked it up.
    • Contact owner one more time, ask if he will donate it to the space or pick up.
  • Board transition
    • Old board will come to the next board meeting to help with transition
  • ID authorizers
    • Board votes to make Bhairavi, Marlena, Ray, Simon, Jonathan ID checkers
    • There ought to be a page that has non-board member ID checks. See: ID_Checkers. Thanks McTavish!
  • Small metals authorizer
    • Board votes to make Ella a small metals authorizer

Board meeting adjourns at 8:02

Old Business