Board of Directors Meeting 20131126

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This meeting will be held in Modified SRC3 format.

This is a special meeting, called to discuss/approve one specific agenda item. Since it was scheduled without the standard 7 day notice, all board members must be present or waive the notification requirement in writing.

Time, location

20:30 phone conference

Prior minutes


Officer/Committee reports

We are skipping reports for this meeting.

Consent Agenda

Prior Minutes

Problem: We have prior minutes to be ratified.

Solution: Accept the prior minutes as written in their draft form.

Insurance - Annual payment

This item is proposed in order to pay for the Makerspace's annual insurance.

Problem: The insurance is currently about to expire and authorized is required to pay the bill.

Solution: Approve payment of $2,859.84 for a year's insurance for the Dallas Makerspace.

Old business

These are the issues that remained unresolved from the last meeting. In a perfect meeting, there is no old business.

New business

Purchase of a mill

Purchase of a mill. Dylan Halsey has found a mill for the MakerSpace $9,000. Members have raised $xx in support of the mill. Inspection is pending.
Member Richard XX has offered to inspect the mill. He knows of 2 other mills avail for $10,000.

Other considerations:

  • expense for tooling
  • location
  • infrastructure (wiring, air)
  • safety
  • training
  • mill alternatives



20131126 1825

AndrewL calling meeting to order
Roll call: AndrewL, PeterS, PaulB, JohnG, RobertD

AndrewL proposes that the board waive notice for this meeting
JohnG seconds

 Aye: 5
 Nay: 0

Motion passes.

AndrewL calling for Consent Agenda

Consent agenda passes.

AndrewL proposes we table the discussion of the new mill for the next meeting.

AndrewL adjourns meeting at 1829

Next meeting: Board of Directors Meeting 20131208