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Board Meeting

February 17, 2002

The meeting was called to order at approximately 18:23 UT. Those attending: Brent (President, and chairing the meeting); Shirley, Roger, Jurian, Gerard, Mary, Jan, Nancy.

Agenda Item 1: Minutes of Last Meeting – Approval
Since there were no comments or questions concerning the minutes of the last meeting, they were considered ratified as correct.
Agenda Item 2: Annual Elections – Welcome
Unfortunately, due to ISP problems, our new member was not able to be present to be welcomed!
Agenda Item 3: UNIX Servers – Brief Report
- Jurian gave a brief report on current server status, and there was discussion as to whether or not this would be a published location. It was decided that it should not.
- Troubled times is about to become the recipient of a donated server, and there was much excited discussion concerning this event.
- Motion, made by Nancy, seconded by Mary: “THAT we accept the gift of the Sun Server, and shipping and co-locating costs in …, estimated at $136/mo.” Carried unanimously.
Agenda Item 4: Booklet Production – Brief Report
- Mary gave a report on the status of Booklet orders and how many had been sent out.
- Nancy has mailed more postage and supplies money to Mary.
- Discussion was held re a better link to the PDF, and Nancy is going to arrange that.
Agenda Item 5: Progress of Short Wave Radio Project – Monthly Report
Shirley had as usual submitted her report by e-mail, and it was a link off the main agenda
Agenda Item 6: Request for Funding of Short Wave Radio Project – Discussion and Vote
- Also by e-mail, just before the meeting, Shirley had withdrawn her request for funding an amplifier, at this time.
- It was agreed, however, that should she find one at a reasonable price, the matter should be raised again.
Agenda Item 7: Seed Team Hub Status – Report
- Roger gave his report, and mentioned that he may want a reallocation of the money given to him by the non-profit for various things.
- It was pointed out to him that all projects have a discretionary account, and the seed project costs around $700.00 per year, but that the matter could be put on the agenda for next month, when better preparations could be made.
Agenda Item 8: Hydroponics Project Report – Report
Nancy gave a report on the status of the hydroponics lab.

Motion, made by Roger, seconded by Mary: THAT “we adjourn”. The meeting was adjourned at approximately 20:24.