Council Meeting Minutes for June 21, 2010

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Agenda

  • Website
  • Inc. Deal
  • Taxes
  • Upcoming Events
  • Motivating the MEMBERS!
  • PCKIZ
  • Shop Improvement
  • New York Follow Up

Website

  • Marty and Andy will meet on Monday to transfer over website material including purchasing a new host and an Amazon s3 account.

New Council Member

  • Need to find one.

Inc.

  • Basic Liability Steps
    • MEMBERS ONLY in the Power Tool area
    • Signage and forms regarding using any power tools or dangerous equipment.
  • E-mail being sent to Dale to discuss Inc. with his partner Scott Hilliard
  • Solution preferred = Covered liability and cheap!
  • CREATE AGENDA FOR THE MEETING WITH SCOTT AND DALE
    • Inc. regarding liabilities (insurance for directors and officers)
    • How to go about taxes
    • If not non profit, could we use them as a fiscal sponsor
  • Ask Scott about taxes

Upcoming Events

  • Classes
  • CTF PitSug

Internal Events

  • Balloon prelim launch 6/13 weather permitted
    • Meeting Monday will supplies showing up.


Outside Events

    • At first members meeting introduce need for headcount
  • MakerFaire Detroit
    • Need members to commit to going and sponsoring event
    • Ideas for sponsored event
    • Or participation or both
    • If not enough members are available no go..?
    • World's Smallest Parade?

Ideas for classes

  • Garduino - arduino for gardening
  • Arduino I and II (Middle of July Andy, And Matt S. will organize)
  • CigarBox Guitar Class (prototypes being worked on)


Motivate Membrs

  • Work on projects
    • Blog Projects
    • Twitter Posts
  • Pull out all the stops at the first meeting
  • Lazor Nickels/Stars
  • Volunteer Time ( Reinstate acknowledgement of lack and non lack)

PCKIZ

  • Invoice May

Shop Improvement

  • Door

MakePGH:

Moved to move to one Friday a month.