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  • October 20th, 2009
  • 7:30pm
  • Shop
  • Eat before, or bring food with.
  • All members


Topic Presenter
October Election Brimstone
Review of Action Items Chairman
Treasurer's Report Treasurer
Facilities Committee Report Facilities Committee
Project/Event Updates Chairman
New Member Recognition Secretary
Decide next meeting date Chairman
Change Door Code Secretary
Amendment/0004-ThreeMonthsPreceding Omegix
October Election Results Elections Committee


Treasurer's Report

  • Have not heard back from BSJ contact. Nathan is going to go visit them at their workplace when he gets back into town.


(As of 10/20/09)

  • Bank Balance: $2,236.03
  • Total October Donations and One Time Contributions: $686
  • Total October Bills: $750 + $3.95 + $70.53 + $119.52 + $27.08 = $971.08
    • Rent, Paypal, Comcast, Utility, Insurance
  • Total October Losses: $285.08

Please note this does NOT include any donations that have yet to be made. There are 9 members that may or may not contribute additional October donations.

Collected Earmarks / Specific Fundraising

  • Insurance $162.50
  • Kittie $137


  • From the last meeting, we were going to utilize the $100 donation to the kittie/ML256 to pay for any reimbursement requests regarding food purchased by Mudflap. As per Strages there won't be any financial requests. Propose allocating the donation 50/50 between kittie and ML256.

Inactive Membership

'Active' => Whether their pledge was in on time.
'Late' => Pledge was not contributed
'Inactive' => Membership needs to be evaluated.

(As of 10/18/09) Beginning of Month marks first late day of month. (Ex: If October donation has not been received by Oct 1st, it's considered behind)

  • Total Members: 31
  • Late Members (Total): 9
    • Non-Financially Contributing: 2
    • 1 month behind: 6
    • 2 months behind: 2
    • 3 months behind: 1



  • jeff cotton
  • greg brown
  • sara neale
  • matt robinson
  • ray nordin
  • kinsey moore
  • justin (ratmandu)
  • ethan
  • brian walker
  • tim (crashcart)
  • matt o'gorman
  • jake pollaty
  • bob kepfler

Review of Action Items

  • votes taken
  • mog got some info from the alabama lawyer
  • bob has successfully started the new member orientation, it is considered started and a work in progress
  • jeff took photos of the shop for future insurance claims, considered done
  • NEW: bob will contact jennifer(NPR) for PSA
  • NEW: ethan will take care of organizing for open house

Treasurer's Report

  • have not heard back from BSJ contact
  • still waiting to hear back from mudflap on how much he came up short for the meetup
  • we are putting the $100 from the meetup toward the tool fund
  • The treasurer's report was amended during the meeting to reflect that we have no members that are 3 months behind, and three members that are 2 months behind.
  • The treasuerer's report was amanded during the meeting to reflect that ML256 made a positive $15 for October after receiving an additional contribution, as opposed to the negative $285.

Facilities Committee Report

  • cleanup day nov 7th
  • take hazardous materials to the dump before noon on the 7th
  • heads up about the tool and equipment request page
  • painter is currently storing wood here, we need to change the door code when the painter is done
  • bees should be gone, if they're not dead, tell bob
  • instruction on how to operate heater

Decide Next Meeting Date

  • next meeting is 7:30 on nov 17

Membership Applications

  • Alice Scanland - sponsored by kinsey moore and matt robinson, voted in


  • The proposed amendment to the bylaws will be voted online.
  • Kinsey needs to send out an email to have the board vote on the amendment to add "the" to the board eligibility clause


  • The board shall note that today is greg's birthday.
  • open house tenative for december 5th, no particular focus