Board Meeting 2015-06-08

Board Meeting 2015-06-08 Minutes

Directors Present

  • Jason Wheeler, President
  • Roxy Dehart, Vice President
  • Richard Gowen, Secretary
  • Don Powrie, Floating Board Member
  • Tommy Falgout, Floating Board Member

Directors Absent

  • None

Location and Time

Meeting held on June 8, at the Outback just prior to annual member meeting.

Business

1st Order of business:

A motion has been raised regarding Extending plank holder member registration until Dec 31st given that we signed a lease prior to reaching our stated annual goal of $36k.

Vote on Extending plank holder member registration until Dec 31st:

  • Vote: 5 in favor, 0 opposed, 0 abstained
  • Resolution: Vote passed

2nd Order of business:

A motion has been raised regarding Extending lifetime member registration until Dec 31st given that we signed a lease prior to reaching our stated annual goal of $36k.

Vote on Extending lifetime member registration until Dec 31st:

  • Vote: 5 in favor, 0 opposed, 0 abstained
  • Resolution: Vote passed

3rd Order of business:

A motion has been raised regarding setting our new annual goal to be $50,000 effective Jan 1st (28% increase over current $36k goal)

Vote on new annual goal of $50,000 effective Jan 1st (28% increase over current $36k goal):

  • Vote: 5 in favor, 0 opposed, 0 abstained
  • Resolution: Vote passed

4th Order of business:

A motion has been raised regarding raising our membership fees effective Jan 1st given our new annual goal and the fact that we now have a physical space that we will need to maintain.

Vote on raising our membership fees effective Jan 1st:

  • Vote: 5 in favor, 0 opposed, 0 abstained
  • Resolution: Vote passed

5th Order of business:

A motion has been raised regarding setting the amount of the new membership fees that will be effective Jan 1st. Several options have been presented as follows:

  • 5a) New member rates of $25/Mo or $250/Yr (20% increase over current rates)
  • 5b) $26/Mo or $256/y (28% increase)
  • 5c) $25/Mo or $220/Yr (20%/10% respectivley) Giving annual people a bigger break.
  • 5d) Push this vote to a future board meeting after we are settled in the new space.

Vote on raising our membership fees effective Jan 1st:

  • Vote: 3 in favor of 5d (push the vote), 2 in favor of 5c (20%/10% increase), 0 opposed, 0 abstained
  • Resolution: Vote passed in favor of pushing this vote out to a future board meeting.

Hours & Info

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