Board Vote 2016-06-11

Board Vote 2016-06-11 Minutes

Directors Present

  • Shawn Porter, President
  • Roxy Dehart, Vice President
  • Richard Gowen, Secretary

Directors Absent

  • Tommy Falgout, Floating Board Member
  • Don Powrie, Floating Board Member

Location and Time

Took place at the education center on June 11th 2016 at 3 PM.

Business

1st Order of business:

A motion has been raised regarding approving the spend of no more than $25 per month for the Amazon AWS account that is hosting our website.

Vote on the motion:

  • Vote: 3 in favor, 0 opposed, 2 abstained
  • Resolution: Vote passed

2nd Order of business:

A motion has been raised regarding approving the spend of no more than $120 per month for home brew program to supply ingredients to members brewing at the monthly brew night events.

Vote on the motion:

  • Vote: 3 in favor, 0 opposed, 2 abstained
  • Resolution: Vote passed

3rd Order of business:

A motion has been raised regarding postponing a board decision on the restrictions of weapons at our facilities to the next full meeting of the board.

Vote on the motion:

  • Vote: 3 in favor, 0 opposed, 2 abstained
  • Resolution: Vote passed

4th Order of business:

A motion has been raised regarding spending $200 for live entertainment at the annual meeting. This money will be compensated via a donation at the event making it a net zero cost.

Vote on the motion:

  • Vote: 3 in favor, 0 opposed, 2 abstained
  • Resolution: Vote passed

5th Order of business:

A motion has been raised regarding allowing Whiskey Neon to use that name instead of his legal name on all public postings at TheLab.ms to allow him to keep his anonymity. The board will be privy to his actual legal name and has verified his ID should we need to disclose this upon a valid government request. There is nothing in our Bylaws that would prohibit this.

Vote on the motion:

  • Vote: 3 in favor, 0 opposed, 2 abstained
  • Resolution: Vote passed

6th Order of business:

A motion has been raised regarding awarding membership points for outstanding service in the past year. The outgoing leadership team would each receive 6 membership points. This includes the following individuals: Shawn Porter, Roxy Dehart, Richard Gowen, Tommy Falgout, Don Powrie, Jason Wheeler, Greg Miller, Jarrod Frates, Abby Wheeler, and Neil Smith. The following individuals were also identified to receive 3 membership points. Pat Regan, Brian Moses, and David Broyles.

Vote on the motion:

  • Vote: 3 in favor, 0 opposed, 2 abstained
  • Resolution: Vote passed

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