Meeting 3.21.2015

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Meeting Agenda for 3/21/15

Meeting Opened

Meeting was opened at 1:12 PM

Draft Minutes of Last Meeting

Please see here: Meeting 2/21/2015

Consent Agenda for 1/10/2015

  • Fire extinguisher tags due - This consent agenda item is to be a continuing resolution for the Makerspace Operations Manager to schedule and implement a yearly inspection through Ahern, the fire safety vendor we purchased the extinguishers from. This expenditure would be authorized out of the general fund and not subject to the Makerspace Operations Manager budget.
    • Pass
  • $45 budget for a Chromecast
    • Pass
  • $20 budget for new nametags
    • Pass
  • $450 budget for a new projector
    • Object
  • Mailing List Code of Conduct Amendment - Final wording:

"A direct attack, blatant threat, or blatant misuse of either the public or private mailing list will result in being marked silent in the list for a term of 1 day, with an email from the Director of Records describing why this action was taken. This is a mandatory cool down period so that a flame war does not result from such actions. If, after returning to normal use of the list, another offense is committed within 7 days the offender will be silenced again until the next meeting. At which time, the only way to return to being able to post is a majority vote of the membership. If a member has 4 violations within a 12 month period, to be tracked by the Director of the Records, the member will be silenced on the mailing list until the next meeting, the only way to return to being able to post is a majority vote of the membership."

    • Object

Officer Reports

Executive Director Report

  • Executive summary of the year

Director of Operations Report

  • Worked on the infrastructure of the building

Director of Finance Report

  • $6233.67 in the bank
  • $Utilities for March $498.93
  • No deposits from smile yet, buy on amazon

Director of Records Report

  • 46 members at the end of the term
  • 15 voting members (32% representation)

MOM Report

  • Bought some light bulbs for about $7

Board of Directors Annual Report

  • Has been posted to the mailing list

Member Reports

  • Alene Vandermyde
    • Does committee has setup monthly movie nights
    • We are starting monthly MtG on the 3rd Friday nights
    • Co-Lab social calendar is now on the website
    • New member committee paperwork is complete and filed
  • Ray Benge
    • Makerspace in Peoria has invited us to the Aug 8th River City Maker Faire
  • Alex Chan
    • BMS system changes are coming
    • Ability to kill lights and sounds in a room
    • New touch panel by the front door
    • Ability to zone sound to each room
  • Neal Meeker
    • Insurance companies have been spoken with, would like to form a committee to continue with this
    • Lighting has been worked on
    • Cedar Rapids Maker Faire, we are invited back and we need to go again

Old Business

New Business

  • Jacob has been nominated as MOM
    • Pass
  • Petition to move the monthly meeting to the 3rd Saturday of the month
    • Pass
  • $450 budget for a new projector
    • Pass
  • Mailing List Code of Conduct Amendment - Final wording:
    • "A direct attack, blatant threat, or blatant misuse of either the public or private mailing list will result in being marked silent in the list for a term of 1 day, with an email from the Director of Records describing why this action was taken. This is a mandatory cool down period so that a flame war does not result from such actions. If, after returning to normal use of the list, another offense is committed within 7 days the offender will be silenced again until the next meeting. At which time, the only way to return to being able to post is a majority vote of the membership. If a member has 4 violations within a 12 month period, to be tracked by the Director of the Records, the member will be silenced on the mailing list until the next meeting, the only way to return to being able to post is a majority vote of the membership."
    • Does not pass, will be discussed further in the mailing list

Election of new Board

Executive Director

  • Neal Meeker has been elected

Director of Operations

Meeting Adjournment

Meeting was adjourned on X:XX PM