Meeting Time: 7pm
Members in attendance: Brant,Adam,Jasons(both),Pete,Matt. Kevin is absent, proxied through Adam. (Also Tom)
Matt Whitman is officially the new operations director. May his reign be long and just.
Concerns about not having a list of who owns what tool/equipment.
Current Member count: 96. Someone start working on a balloon drop for #100!
Board Communication to Members: should this be done through one or two people? We do this already mostly, no need to formalize.
New member orientation classes/ Only accepting new members twice a month. This subject was tabled due to lack of consensus.
Need a Secretary position on the board? No one wants to do it. No conclusion on whether to change by-laws.
Robot arm will go in a corner until it proves functional. Then we will consider moving it to give it more room. Safety Rails/walls need to be installed before power on.
Ed's CNC Router: Space will be allocated pending timeline for completing this project. See ops director
leads to general discussion on granting free project space…
Policy Decision: If you want to build a “space project” you need to define a time line / time limit. All space allocations will go up for review at a board meeting when time limit reached. Can ask for extensions at that time. (Vote: Unanimous)
Vote: if your cart fits under the pallet racking, you're good. Approved unanimously.
Gift Memberships: Voted down unanimously. Not a good idea.
New By-Laws will be proposed to membership soon regarding membership management. Details to follow.
Also, expect to see a giant grassy buffalo in the shop in the near future.