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 +===== Meeting Minutes =====
  
 +==== Time and Location ====
 +  * Tuesday, March 13, 2018 7pm
 +  * Location: Saskatoon TechWorks, 412 44th St E 
 +  * [[meeting:​february_13_2018 | Previous meeting minutes]] (please read ahead of time)
 +
 +== Agenda ==
 +  * Attendance: 15 members (Quorum)
 +  * AGM Items
 +    * Chairman`s Address
 +      * John gave a summary of the previous years events and milestones and thanked the membership for a great year
 +    * Financials
 +      * James read a summary of the 2017 finances
 +      * Net Income: $1,536.50
 +      * James motioned to accept the finances, seconded by Andrew and accepted unanimously
 +      * Al motioned to dispense with audit, seconded by James and accepted unanimously
 +      * James read a summary of 2018 budget
 +      * James motioned to accept the 2018 budget, seconded by Andrew and accepted unanimously
 +    * Board Election
 +      * The nominees are Andrew Wright, Albert La, James Cooper, John Tumbach, Scott Walde, Sheila Maithel
 +      * Since there are less nominees than the maximum number of seats, election will be held by vote of confidence
 +      * Ballots were filled and then counted by Roger who announced a unanimous acceptance of all 6 nominees
 +      * James motioned to destroy the ballots, seconded by Andrew and accepted unanimously
 +
 +
 +== Regular Items ==
 +  * Equipment, Safety and the Space
 +    * Check fire extinguishers
 +    * Quick Clean
 +    * Equipment check
 +      * band saw needs to be adjusted
 +      * limit switches are not working correctly on goliath
 +
 +    * Previous meeting minutes
 +      * January 9
 +        * were tabled due to missing financials
 +      * February 13
 +        * were tabled due to missing financials
 +      * Both accepted unanimously
 +
 +    * New Membership
 +      * No New Members
 +
 +    * Finances
 +      * James read a summary of the monthly finances
 +      * Profit of $3059.46
 +      * Expenses of $2922.34
 +      * Net Income of $137.13
 +      * 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 
 +        * Mar 27 - Rylan is going to talk about something
 +      * Future Workshops / events
 +        * March 24-25 - Arduino 101
 +        * March 29, April 5 - Electronics from Zero
 +        * May 26 - Makerfaire
 +          * We need volunteers to man our booth, 3 or 4
 +        * June 2 - Open house
 +
 +    * Acknowledgements
 +      * Previous board for their awesome work
 +      * Rylan for new tabletop
 +      * Roger for being our returning officer
 +      * Anyone who has been giving tours of the space on open days/nights
 +
 +  * Old Business
 +    * Free admission day - a great success
 +    * switched to Shaw internet
 +      * It's great!
 +
 +  * New business
 +    * new member incentive - until August 31, 2018
 +      * Old incentive was never utilized
 +      * New members who sign up with the paypal subscription get a $50 gift certificate to the SKTechworks store
 +      * James motioned to proceed with the above incentive, seconded by Rylan and accepted unanimously
 +      * James motioned to repeal the old incentive plan, seconded by Scott and accepted unanimously
 +    * throw food waste in the dumpster otherwise it rots in the inside garbage cans and this is how you get ants
 +    * Open Floor
 +      * Al brings forward and idea for anti-workshops
 +        * Get together and learn about a topic that no one knows, together
 +        * learn a new board game, a software package, how to make friends
 +        * Order a pizza and have fun
 +      * Erik mentioned the healthcare hackathon coming up in September and the mini hackathons running up to it
 +        * Anyone with ideas for a healthcare hardware thing or interest in participating please contact Erik
 +      * Taylor brought up our website is lacking info and out of date on equipment at the space
 +        * Rylan went through with his Parents and Sister and made a list, proceeded to leave it at their place where it is super useful
 +      * Taylor asked about what are the rules for members that are in arrears
 +        * The board discussed this at the last board meeting and is working on policy to clearly and formually define this process
 +        * Ultimately a member loses voting rights and access to the space 2 months past their last paid month. ​
 +  ​
 +  * Next Meeting - April 10, 2018 
 +  * John motioned to end the meeting, Scott seconded the motion and accepted unanimously
 +
 +  * Purgatory box
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