Council Meeting Minutes for February 2, 2010

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  • Financials
  • Membership
  • Domain
  • Upcoming events
  • Miscellaneous

Minutes by Agenda Topic


  • The landlord is bringing a few folks by tomorrow at 11:30
    • Bill Generett
    • Reps from PCKIZ
    • Reps from AlphaLab
    • Reps from InnovationWorks
    • They will tour the building and HackPittsburgh
  • Matt M. and Marty will be here to tell the tale
  • We'll pick up the place a bit tonight


  • The Amazon affiliate program was discussed
    • Marty will follow up to ensure the direct deposit is working
    • Marty will check the post-holiday balance
  • Balances were disclosed


  • Seven members are up for renewal
  • We have at least two new members this month
  • Total membership will be 25 if everyone renews


  • Marty and Forest discussed transfer of the domain
    • Moving DNS from Forest's personal GoDaddy account
    • Domain unlock codes were discussed

Upcoming events

  • Forest will host an intro to Ponoko on Friday 2/26
  • Hacker Olympics will kick off Friday 2/12
    • Matt described the event
  • Sayan will host an Arduino + Gumband SMS tutorial on Friday 2/19
  • Make: PGH
    • We need chairs
    • We'll put out a call to the general membership body tomorrow
    • Initial response seems high


  • Andy will recreate the HackPittsburgh YouTube channel somehow

Action Items


  • Be here tomorrow
  • Check on the Amazon affiliate balance
  • Ensure Amazon affiliate direct deposits are still working
  • Get the domain and hosting transferred Schmarty 22:22, 2 February 2010 (EST)
    • Done. GoDaddy account hackpgh is in action and we have,, and
    • is registered to someone w/ WHOIS protection on DreamHost, probably Drew.


  • Assist in the transfer of the domain and hosting Done. See above. Schmarty 22:23, 2 February 2010 (EST)
  • Mail Marty pictures and links for the intro to Ponoko night

Matt M.:

  • Be here tomorrow


  • Get the HackPittsburgh YouTube channel put back together