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 +==== Saskatoon Techworks Meeting Minutes ====
 +--- Time and Location ---
 +  * Tuesday, February 11, 2020 7pm
 +  * Location: Saskatoon TechWorks, 412 44th St E 
 +  * [[meeting:​january_14_2020 | Previous meeting minutes]] (please read ahead of time)
  
 +== Minutes ==
 +
 +  * Attendance: 8 (Technical Quorum)
 +  * Regular Items
 +  * Equipment, Safety and the Space
 +    * Check fire extinguishers
 +    * Quick Clean
 +    * Equipment check
 +
 +    * Previous meeting minutes
 +      * December 10, 2019
 +      * January 14, 2020
 +      * Accepted unamiously
 +
 +    * Exiting Members
 +      * Eylon Mogilner
 +
 +    * Finances
 +      * December
 +      * Gross profit: $3,​631.65  ​
 +      * Ordinary expenses: $2,988.40
 +      * Net income: $643.22 ​
 +      * Liabilities:​ $-774.57 ​
 +      * Could we cover our liabilities?​ Yes
 +      * Are our accounts being taken care of promptly? Yes
 +      * We are in the black!
 +      * January
 +      * Gross profit: $4,​244.18  ​
 +      * Ordinary expenses: $4,714.88
 +      * Net income: $-470.71 ​
 +      * Liabilities:​ $1,​848.85 ​
 +      * Could we cover our liabilities?​ Yes
 +      * Are our accounts being taken care of promptly? Yes
 +      * We are in the black!
 +      * 56 full and 2 associate members
 +      * Motion to suspend Vernon Kiss membership, seconded and accepted unanimously
 +      * We are registering for GST to become in effect as of March 1, 2020. 
 +
 +    * Social events / group projects ​   ​
 +      * Small talk / Show and Tell 
 +        * February 25 - Sola will be presenting
 +      * Future Workshops / events
 +        * Feb 15 - Grand opening of new space
 +        * May 30 - Saskatoon Maker Faire
 +          * There was some concerns from last year that have been potentially addressed via conversations with Kurtis
 +          * Scott will be signing us up with $1000 sponsorship level. ​
 +
 +      * Newsletter sign up - talk to Mena
 +        * workshops
 +        * events
 +        * projects
 +        * upcoming info
 +
 +  * Old Business
 +    * Equipment
 +      * Planer needs a tune-up to cut evenly
 +      * reminder to only use for thickness planing of real wood. DO NOT use on other materials including finishes such as paint, laquer, varnish etc
 +    * To Do List
 +      * remove from list
 +      * Add to list
 +        * Fire extinguisher for the expansion
 +        * Move projector from old clean room to expansion (who volunteered to do this?)
 +      * assign from list
 +    * if a problem is found with the facilities please contact the board
 +      * thespace@sktechworks.ca
 +
 +  * New business
 +    * Grand opening of new area - Feb 15
 +      * Techworks 9 years of operation
 +      * volunteers needed
 +    * AGM - Mar 10
 +      * Returning officer
 +        * Mena offered
 +      * nominations
 +        * Nominations need to be in writing and given to the returning officer
 +      * Special items
 +        * Motion to only allow in person voting was seconded and passed unanimously
 +    * Open Floor
 +      * Torban talked to his electrical buddy to add outlets into the expansion space
 +        * Budget of $900 max, potentially cheaper
 +        * Need to figure out a more concrete plan of what we want
 +        * Motion to add $1000 to our budget for the purposes of adding electrical to the expansion space seconded and accepted unanimously
 +
 +    * Acknowledgements
 +      * Everyone who helped get the soft room setup
 +      * Scott for video computer and equipment
 +      * Mena for newsletter
 +      * Michelle for sewing machine and cutting mat
 +      * Carl for donating UV table
 +
 +  * Next Meeting - AGM March 10, 2020
 +
 +  * Purgatory box
 +
 +  * Motion to end the meeting. Motion accepted unanimously.
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