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Meeting Minutes - 9/22/09
In attendance: Tetsu, Fishtank, Mack, Josh, Indy, Brian, Mike
8:17PM - Meeting called to order - Collected dues :23 - Opened discussion of space at Seminole Business and Storage - Discussed collection of dues - Agreed that dues will be collected mid month :33 - Called vote on the two spaces, agreed on the furnished space :34 - Incorporating: when, who, how much? - $70 filing fees for incorporation - $300 for federal NFP - accounting fees - Agreed to wait on advice from business types :40 - Field trip to Gainesville civic center mentioned :41 - Talk of assigning official duties, board members, etc. - Tetsu will be treasurer for now :44 - Week 1: We move int - Moving couches, other large items in - Figure out where we need power, other wiring - Should be picky about what we bring in the limited space :48 - Public meeting, when is our first one? - Have a pot luck? - Workshop - How soon? Will have to be established first :49 - LAN Party! Duke Nukem! - Tables :54 - Giant whiteboard a must :56 - Need to be watching Freecycle - NFP status comes in handy here :59 - Flooring - Existing carpet is pretty ragged - Garage/lab flooring comes in rolls from Sam's Club 9:00 - Aiming to move in Oct 1st! :01 - First things first, getting the NOC up - Can share internet with Brian at first, radio link - Would have to get business class service from Brighthouse (per Brian) :03 - Opened discussion on meetings, how often do we have them? - Weekly so far (see Tuesday Pattern) - Keep weekly meeting for informal stuff - Monthly all hands meeting for any official business (requiring votes from all) - Monthly meeting mid month (to collect dues) :06 - Security in the space - All members get a key - Video cams - Homebrew security system a fun first project - RFID, USB key? :11 - Opened discussion on promoting the space - How soon? - Everyone bring a friend to the next meeting - Some graphics for flyers, website - Insurance - Liability policy ASAP - Property insurance from property management? - First aid kit, fire extinguishers, eye protection - Waivers, get boilerplate :18 - Opened discussion on floor plans - Lots of ideas here - Define "rooms"? - Meeting room - Tables for laptops (banquet tables) - Media room - Running out of room already - "Blinkenfloor"? :23 - The consensus, we'll figure it out as we go along, that's why we're month to month :25 - Open discussion - Need more money, bring people - Are we sure we don't want to start promoting now? :35 - Books-a-million closing soon, meeting adjourned