2020-03-31- COVID-19 and security upgrades

Meeting Opened: 20:23
Meeting Closed: 20:52
Author: Emily Taylor
Signed: Josh Hogendorn

  • Aaron Bycroft
  • Emily Taylor
  • Murray Wayper
  • Lucas Oldfield
  • Brendan Halliday
  • Timothy Reicle
  • Michael King
  • Jaimyn Mayer
  • Josh Hogendorn
  • Paula O’Donnell
  • Paul Ballard
  • Ian Redmond
  • Scott Wilson
  • Pierce Baronoff

Proxies
Jacques Botte has nominated Brendan Halliday
Steve Jordan has nominated Emily Taylor
Alex Wixted has nominated Josh Hogendorn

  • HSBNE continues to be closed
  • Exec is using this time to work on policy changes and updating our online resources
  • Discussion about sewing medical equipment and printing masks
  • Aaron has ordered the parts for the lasercutter, once we are open again those will go in. Buzz has also worked out how to communicate with the machine
  • Jaimyn showed his work on the portal via livestream

  • Motion for membership to approve of Exec decision to close HSBNE.

AGAINST COUNT 0, ABSTAINING COUNT 2. MOTION PASSED

  • Motion of support for the executive committee’s prompt response to the elevated restrictions on community centers announced by the federal government.

AGAINST COUNT 0, ABSTAINING COUNT 2. MOTION PASSED

  • Proposal to upgrade security systems: $700.

AGAINST COUNT 0, ABSTAINING COUNT 0. MOTION PASSED

  • As members have asked that membership be canceled, we are reminding members that we have paused memberships for now. Not sure what the fallout will be on the other side of the pandemic as we reopen and ask again for membership fees.
  • Jaimyn has been working on an online meeting and voting system to make it easier to track results.
  • Still figuring out what to do about the Hackerspace grant, fluctuating currency exchange is making purchase difficult. We are working with the department about expectations and timelines.
  • Thanks to John O’Donnell, for creating the power supply in Craftpunk
  • Thanks to Buzz for helping with the laser cutter improvements
  • Thanks to Jaimyn for his work on the portal
  • Thanks to Murray for his work editing the table saw videos
  • Thanks to Zac for checking in with everyone every morning, he’s really cheering everyone up
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