Board Meeting 2017-08-12

Board Vote 2017-08-12 Minutes

Directors Present

  • Greg Miller, President
  • Brian Moses, Vice President
  • Chris Kearney, Secretary
  • Pat Regan, Floating Board Member
  • Tommy Falgout, Floating Board Member

Directors Absent

  • None

Location and Time

Took place at the education center on August 12th at 2 PM.

Business

1st Order of business:

A motion has been raised regarding Discounted rates for college students, unemployed, and retired individuals.
The rate would be 10 dollars a month. Pat will write up something documenting the changes to add to our membership agreement.

Vote on the motion BV_20170812_A to offer a discounted rate:

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

2nd Order of business:

An email was received by leadership to receive a chair donation from Johnny’s company.

Vote on the motion BV_20170812_B to accept the chairs:

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

3rd Order of business:

Brian proposed that TheLab finance a drone building event.
This would include enough parts to fill ten kits, tools to have at TheLab for people to use, and spare parts for a Drone work station.
Total Cost: $2000

Vote on the motion BV_20170812_C to allow up to $2000 of TheLab’s finances for this event and stock workstation:

  • Vote: 4 in favor, 1 opposed, 0 abstained
  • Resolution: Vote passed

4th Order of business:

The Idea of adult only events was mentioned.
Whiskey will draw something up in this regard and further discussions will be had on this topic at future board meetings.

5th Order of business:

A Motion was brought up to cancel our current cleaning company. In lieu of this we will offer a monthly membership to two individuals to clean TheLab instead. One of these memberships will be given to Pixie Thinkers and a second will remain open until we feel we need to add an additional cleaner.

Vote on the motion BV_20170812_D to discontinue using our current cleaning company and offer two memberships to members instead:

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

6th Order of business:

A Motion was brought up to utilize the second classroom’s closet for something besides an A/V room. This area will be used as a work area instead.
Space will be allocated in the new Work space for individual storage units.
The Storage units will be addressed at a future board meeting.

Vote on the motion BV_20170812_E to utilize the closet in the second classroom as a work area and not an A/V Lab:

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

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