Meeting Notes 2009-01-27

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Attendance

  • Eli
  • Chris B
  • Eric
  • Nathan
  • Nicky
  • Jeanette
  • Ishmael
  • Eric H.
  • Kevin
  • Zane
  • Kamil
  • Sacha
  • Ryan
  • Paul
  • Jasena
  • John Stoner
  • Teddy
  • Jaku
  • Josh
  • J.R.
  • +3 Members

Come to Order - 7:55

  • Agenda
    • Vote on bylaws
    • Elect officers
    • Discuss spaces
  • paying members: 15 total
  • bylaws passed by the board & membership, vote unanimous


  • Directors & Officers elections
    • President
      • Eric nominates self for president
      • Jaku nominates self for president
      • Eric wins by majority
    • Vice President
      • Zane nominates Paul (unopposed, passed)
    • Secretary
      • Eric nominates Nathan (unopposed, passed)
    • Treasurer
      • Ishmael (unopposed, passed)
    • CTO
      • Zane nominates self
      • Josh nominates Jaku
      • Zane wins by majority
    • At-Large Directors - Two (2)
      • Discussion of responsibility
      • Must be member
      • Teddy suggests postponing vote for a week or two
      • NOTE: Founding membership will be held open until we move into our space
      • Sacha nominates self
      • Eli nominates self
      • Paul Nominates John S.
        • Eli & Sacha elected


  • Discussion of Spaces
    • Bubbly Dynamics (37th & Morgan)
      • ~1000/mo, many amenities included
      • Negatives include location, lack of 24 hr transport nearby, space.
    • Diversey & Kimball
      • Space shared with Freegeek
      • Basement with about 8800 sq feet (proposed rent less than $1000)
      • Condition is minimal, bare walls, needs fire code renovations to comply with membership size
        • Jerry (owner) is willing to foot the bill for a lot of the renovations
      • Division between two spaces needs to be upgraded from chain link fence
      • Occupancy probably limited to 60~80
    • Eric moves to bring space decision negotiations to a vote
      • Motion passes
    • Vote to enter negotiations with Jerry (Diversey & Kimball) or Bubbly Dynamics for space there.
      • Motion goes to Diversey & Kimball
        • Blueprint will be posted to wiki
          • Where is it? --Albamuth 21:09, 4 February 2009 (UTC)

Meeting Adjourned - 9:00