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 +==== Saskatoon Techworks Meeting Minutes ====
 +--- Time and Location ---
 +  * Tuesday, June 11, 2019 7pm
 +  * Location: Saskatoon TechWorks, 412 44th St E 
 +  * [[meeting:​May_14_2019 | Previous meeting minutes]] (please read ahead of time)
  
 +== Minutes ==
 +
 +  * Attendance: 8 (Not Quorum)
 +  * Regular Items
 +  * Equipment, Safety and the Space
 +    * Check fire extinguishers
 +    * Quick Clean
 +    * Equipment check
 +
 +    * Previous meeting minutes
 +      * May 14, 2019
 +      * May 21, 2019 Addendum
 +      * No quorum, can't vote
 +
 +    * returning Member
 +      * Emily Hitz
 +        * No objections
 +      * Michael Jack
 +        * No objections
 +    * Exiting Members
 +      * Michael Mitzel
 +      * Ryan Thompson
 +      * Drew Blakely
 +
 +    * Finances
 +      * Gross profit: $4,120.60
 +        * Includes $58.80.00 of donations ​
 +        * Includes $500.00 donation from SaskPower
 +      * Ordinary expenses: $3,734.69
 +        * Includes $1000 writeoff for bitrix sponship
 +        * Includes $50.00 for bad debt write off.
 +        * Includes -$100.00 for previously written off debt collected.
 +      * Net income: $385.83
 +      * Liabilities:​ $3,277.23
 +      * Could we cover our liabilities?​ Yes
 +      * Are our accounts being taken care of promptly? Yes
 +      * We are in the black!
 +
 +    * Social events / group projects ​   ​
 +      * Small talk / Show and Tell 
 +        * June 25
 +      * Future Workshops / events
 +        * May 25 - Saskatoon Mini Maker Faire
 +          * how did it go?
 +            * Lot of fun
 +            * SKTechWorks booth was hard to find and facing the wrong way. Found out afterwards that we had more space we weren'​t utilizing
 +            * Rylan and John handed out lots of brochures and flyers
 +          * Positives?
 +            * Easier access and great better advertising this year
 +          * Negatives?
 +            * Kilobots was too loud
 +          * Plan for next year
 +        * June 8 - Post Maker faire Open house
 +          * how did it go
 +            * Scott made food all day
 +            * It went well ~6-8 came to visit
 +            * Nobody was ignored, got visitors involved in activites
 +            * Would have been nice to have more people
 +            * Be nice to have a sign at the end of the street to attrack attention
 +          * reddit
 +            * Got a post stickied in r/​saskatoon. Hopefully can do this again in the future. ​
 +        * May 30 - Soap Making
 +          * Went well
 +          * 4 for next one already
 +        * June 13,20 - Electronics from Zero
 +          * sign up available online store
 +        * June 22 - Soap Making
 +        * July 6 - Tiny Die
 +        * July 11 - CNC Training
 +        * July 18,25 - Arduino 101
 +
 +      * Newsletter sign up - talk to Mena
 +        * workshops
 +        * events
 +        * projects
 +        * upcoming info
 +
 +  * Old Business
 +    * fundraising for metal CNC mill
 +      * get stuff for a donation
 +      * Chocolate bars are still available
 +      * $1,229
 +    * To Do List
 +      * remove from list
 +      * Add to list
 +      * assign from list
 +    * if a problem is found with the facilities please contact the board
 +      * thespace@sktechworks.ca
 +
 +  * New business
 +    * Space lease expires this year
 +      * We are persueing a 3 year lease with an a/c unit added to the space
 +    * Open Floor
 +
 +    * Acknowledgements
 +      * Scott for getting a cash deal for shelves
 +      * Pual Chavady for getting the reddit post stickied
 +  ​
 +  * Next Meeting - July 9, 2019
 +
 +  * Purgatory box
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