Membership Meeting Agenda Items

From ATXHackerspace

Revision as of 21:31, 29 January 2013 by Mert.eastman (talk | contribs) (remove reference to gathering signatures, replace with coop share purchase)

Jump to: navigation, search


ATX HackerSpace Pages relating to
Committees, Meetings and Governance
Membership, Civics
Bylaws & Policies
Class Policy
Financial Reports
Membership Meetings
Membership Meeting Agenda Items
Membership Meeting Notes
Access Control Committee
Communications Committee
Class Committee
Matter Out Of Place Committee
Networking Committee
Tool Acquisition Committee
Edit this template

Regular Membership Meeting - Tuesday, February 5th, 7:30PM

Location: 9701 Dessau Rd #304, Austin TX 78754

This meeting is open to the public, as are all Member Meetings of ATX Hackerspace. We have a great big new open space. Bring chairs!

Presentation Slideshow


Election of Directors

Lead Speaker: Matt Mancuso, Director of Human Resources
Topic: We need to elect us some directors

Temporary classroom setup

Lead Speaker: Jessica Ross
Topic: We should work out a temporary class arrangement so we can teach immediately

Escalation Policy

Lead Speaker: Marshall Vaughan
Topic: We should be bringing concerns first to the people most involved
Link to potential proposal


If you are a member in good standing and you are unable to attend the meeting to vote on the following items, please email the Director of Administration] with your remote ballot at your earliest convenience.

Agenda Items/Voting Process

Presented by: Marshall Peck, (Marshall V. co-sponsor?)
[Link to proposal]
[Link to Discussion Thread]

Require ATXHS orientation class to get your badge

Presented by:
Martin, Director of Finance; Michelle, Director of Administration
[Link to Proposal]
[Link to Discussion thread 1]
[Link to Discussion thread 2]

Purchase yellow, permanent, security stickers for the new and old keyfobs

Presented by: Martin, Director of Finance
[Link to Agenda Require ATXHS orientation class to get your badge] Discussion

  • Add your agenda item here


Archived Items

Floor repair/replacement

Lead Speaker: Matt Mancuso, Director of Human Resources
Deferred until January 2013

Next Quarterly Member Meeting - Saturday, January 12th, 2013 - 3:00PM

The Quarterly Member Meeting will be held from 3-6 pm. Like all Member Meetings, the Quarterly meeting is fully open to the public.

If you need to attend the meeting via teleconference, or need to vote-by-proxy, please submit your votes and requests to:

In order to vote at the meeting, you will need to be a Confirmed Member in Good Standing. This means you need to have purchased a coop membership share, and be caught up with your hackerspace dues.


  • Report : Quarterly Financials, Yearly Financials ( Martin )
    • Q4 report
    • Profit/Loss
    • Major Expenses
      • Legal Fees
      • Deposit and 1st month rent
      • Alarm System
      • Insurance Adjustments
    • Major Purchases
      • Alarm System Panel
      • Tools related to Moving
      • Magnetic Locks
  • Discuss & Amend : Committee Organization ( Marshall )
    • Reorg: ACDC as a project of NetCom
    • Reorg: Laser CutCom: project of Tool AcCom
    • Archived section of wiki: FoTSC
    • Delegations to Committees
    • Expectations of Committees (documentation, list communication)
  • Operating Agreement Modification (Martin)
    • Strike signature process (Martin)
    • Amend 'absolute majority' to 'majority present' (Martin)
    • Append 'director must be a member'(?) (Martin)
    • Replace 'proxy' language with 'remote ballot' (Marshall)
    • Add the word "policy" to board permissions (Marshall)
    • Board responsibilities (Michelle)
  • Discuss Organizing vending machine purchase and use (Matt, Danny)

  • Add your agenda item here

Next Quarterly Board Meeting - Saturday, January 12th, 2013 - 6:00PM

Meetings of the board of directors are open to all members in good standing.


  • Discussion of budget for Q1 2013, yearly budget goals, and deadline
  • End-of-quarter Board report, what we did, what we could do better, how to improve (Chair, Vice, Treasurer, Secretary, Member-At-Large)
  • Items moved over from the Member Meeting for Board Discussion/Vote