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 +====== Board Meeting Notes from May 15, 2014 ======
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 +  * TomGz is out of town and has given Brant his proxy.
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 +  - 7:00 - Legal/​Financial:​
 +      - Treasurer'​s Reports
 +          - JoeR has posted reports for the last three months
 +          - DanJ posted to members list, Joe will redo April 
 +      - Mission statements
 +          - JoeR said we're doing well, our income is consistently greater than our expenses
 +          - JoeR suggested we come up with a mission statement ​
 +          - It would help guide decisions, especially what to do with money
 +          - PeteP said he's collected mission statements from other spaces for examples
 +          - Some ideas for ways to reinvest in the space include:
 +              - One-time grants to Area Champions
 +              - Buying shares of the building from MMIG investors
 +              - Achieve non-profit status to save on property taxes, etc.
 +              - Consider owning the building vs. rent
 +              - Consider spin-offs, sister groups
 +              - Possibility of additional locations
 +          - Board will consider meeting with MMIG to consider options
 +      - Brant is 50% done filling out Board Insurance quote forms
 +  - 7:24 - Policies and Procedures:
 +      - Cameras/​CCTV
 +          - Much discussion on message boards
 +          - Board is looking to strike a balance between safety/​security and privacy
 +          - Those present suggested the following:
 +              - Only put cameras in high risk areas, lots of tools or equipment
 +              - Opposed to cameras in vaults, vault hallway, or meeting room
 +  - 7:41 - Check on progress of Building Topics/​Projects:​
 +      - Metal Finishing Area status update
 +          - Bill^2 gave an update ​
 +      - 7:58 - Bill needs a floor plan of the west room only, more detail
 +      - Phones have a page on the wiki now, ChrisH needs help terminating jacks
 +  - 8:00 - Check on progress of Member Projects:
 +      - KevinC'​s sandblasting cabinet
 +          - This is a personal project, DanJ offered to email Kevin asking him to remove it
 +      - CNC Router status update (EdH,​SteveP)
 +          - No update at this time 
 +      - CNC Plasma Cutter status update (JoeR)
 +          - PC acquired ​
 +      - CNC Mogul
 +          - EdC said almost ready to use
 +          - Looking for help to transport a 4x8 sheet of MDF 
 +          - Machine is on a rolling cart
 +          - It can be stored in Kuka enclosure and relocated when in use
 +      - Power needed for new disc sander
 +      - Both Rockwell drill presses are working now
 +          - One is reversible ​
 +          - Car dollies are needed to move them, whereabouts unknown
 +  - New equipment/​donations:​
 +      - DanJ noted the anvil arrived last week
 +      - $1000+ worth of littleBits kits arriving soon (Pete)
 +  - Events:
 +      - Good Neighbor Party 
 +          - Write up invite, then decide on date
 +      - Space Improvement Day would be on Memorial Day weekend
 +          - Reschedule for June 1st
 +          - Plan for food? Follow last meeting'​s decisions
 +      - Gallery Night June 6th 
 +          - Cleaning/​preparations needed prior to event
 +          - Note: MattN and Pete are coordinating
 +      - Next Orientation Class June 7th 
 +          - Class materials now on wiki
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 ====== Board Meeting Agenda for May 15, 2014 ====== ====== Board Meeting Agenda for May 15, 2014 ======
  
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