Meeting Notes 2018-01-09

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  • Intro to PS1 and what we're about. (2 mins MAX)
  • Tour leaves (new people)
  • Update from the BoD about what's going
  • Update from area hosts about what's going on
  • Other announcements, events, awesome callouts, what have you been hacking, general discussion, etc.
  • 8:15pm SHARP Voting time, if a vote is taking place



CNC Mill Vote 2017

  • Discussion:

What will we do with the bridgeport?

  • Some thought that this will replace it in the long term.

How many people are authorized on the current bridgeport CNC mill?

  • none

How long will the Bridgeport live?

  • Not sure.

Can we afford this?

  • Yes.

How much did we spend in 2017?

  • About $200,000

What's the training path for a new user?

  • Good question - that we will take offline because we're moving on to the next vote.

Vote passes, 31 for, 12 against, six abstaining

Vote to Clarify Replacement Terms Does this affect anybody?

  • Brian would be termed out otherwise

Are finances audited?

  • We don't have an auditor. Brian is open to others looking into quickbooks, helping out, etc.
  • Other board members have access to the bank accounts as well.

Vote passes, 46 in favor, two abstaining

Intro to PS1

Board Updates

Area Host Updates

Announcements, Events, Discussion

  • Tool tuneup Thursday will work on the leaking plasma cutter - Thursday 6-9 pm
  • First shopbot authorizations of the year are about a week away!
    • Will be announced on google group and event calendar
  • Looking for people to build a website - eventually paid.
  • Fifth Tuesday potluck is this month: January 30th.
  • When will we vote on budgets?
    • Trying to lock them down this week. Target voting on January 23rd.