General Assembly 4
meeting starts at 20h;
this page is here to organize/structure the agenda of the fourth general assembly of 'hackerspace brussel VZW'.
please add points/ideas/remarks on the agenda hereunder if you want to get them under the attention of the assembly.
 deroulement/verloop of the meeting
please read following page on the course/process of the meeting General Assembly Process.
- official necessities
- membership status & count
- ACK board of members / changes in board
- closing 2011 books
- current financial status (2012)
- 2010 taxes fuckup
- managing the space
- status of hsbxl
- on the Patterns
- Bar prices: indexation and special events
- HSBXL 3.0 ?
- membership procedure
- Needed to improve our corporate image (yes - let's print it on the back of our businesscards !)
- Could help us in case of legal trouble
- There is already a copypasta stub from syn2cat
- hackers intro week
- feel free to add
sent out Thu 23rd of Feb 2012 (within 10-day notice period)
MIME-Version: 1.0 Received: by 10.112.80.97 with HTTP; Thu, 23 Feb 2012 03:47:49 -0800 (PST) Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 12:47:49 +0100 Delivered-To: firstname.lastname@example.org Message-ID: <CAFeSorLg-pDHPZhq6_jXa2An4etcYaQuKZDrMcGs-GYYQMfoHQ@mail.gmail.com> Subject: invitation to general assembly 4 -- Tue March 6th 2012 From: pieter heremans <email@example.com> To: Open list for Hackerspace Brussels <firstname.lastname@example.org> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1 ey ppl, (to all effective members of the hackerspace brussels vzw/asbl) please be invited to our general assembly, upcoming Tue March 6th 2012 -- meeting starts at 20h. please find up-to-date info and agenda on http://hackerspace.be/General_Assembly_4 (feel free to add info/remarks/varia topics on the wiki) cu thnx, ptr_ PS1: we need a quorum of 1/3rd of the members to have a valid meeting (+-15 people in current terms) PS2: voting by proxy is NOT allowed (we demand your real-time presence, in some form :-) PS3: you're welcome to define real-time presence and extend it!
moved date by a week :
MIME-Version: 1.0 Received: by 10.112.80.97 with HTTP; Thu, 1 Mar 2012 12:33:43 -0800 (PST) Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2012 21:33:43 +0100 Delivered-To: email@example.com Message-ID: <CAFeSor+5gxVxMD8qy4B2NV=bEox_xPjmCSGcSeQrj0rxJyz9dQ@mail.gmail.com> Subject: general assembly: change of date : 13th of March 2012 From: pieter heremans <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Open list for Hackerspace Brussels <email@example.com> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1 ey ppl, (to all effective members of the hackerspace brussels vzw/asbl) due to major unavailability on the date first scheduled, the general assembly will take place upcoming Tue March 13th 2012 -- meeting starts at 20h. please find up-to-date info and agenda on http://hackerspace.be/General_Assembly_4 (feel free to add info/remarks/varia topics on the wiki) sorry for this, cu, ptr_
Present members: ptr_, thomas, U_go, olme, jaroslov, nico, michael, madprog, ivan, patrick, wouter, raf, askarel, Jobj, ZipionLive, Simon, Leandro
Present non-members: Pascal, redfern Remote. Marthe
Agenda official necessities membership status (32+) & 15
present: reached quotum (1/3 )
ACK board of members / changes in board closing 2011 books
Balance of previous year (2010) € 2,081.43 Balance of this year (2011) € 1,500.72 ( Difference -€ 580.71 )
current financial status (2012/02/13)
€ 3,010.73 (still got bills to pay)
 Financial issues
who has access to bank account? jaroslov, askarel, wouter ? bills? fill in expense note + contact firstname.lastname@example.org TODO: add a field for IBAN on the expense note template
2010 taxes fuckup - there was no fuckup - not discussed
group mail accounts:
- email@example.com / add nico / patrick / wouter
- managing the space
- on the Patterns https://hackerspace.be/Patterns
- Fridge prices: indexation and special events (2x still in effect)
projects : need better visibility MOAR network infrastructure services !! http://help workshop internal infrastructure
HSBXL 3.0 ?
- space needed for end of 2012 / beginning 2013
- make ourselves more visible to public and improve our public image
- membership procedure / 2 to 5 sponsors
- members: be welcome to newcomers, make the space more inviting
- have explanation of our principles, rules and services on the walls
- Automate member management !! (less hassle in the end, has hack value)
- automate member shelf management
https://github.com/askarel/hsb-members (We accept patches ;-))
The junk problem
Cleanup caturday once per month (not last one because madprog goes to France, please :-D - or else I won't come… Yeah, let's do that last saturday every month. OK everyone?) Maybe also each day after you leave the space? make trash cans visible and explain how to sort the material?
Could help us in case of legal trouble There is already a copypasta stub from syn2cat feel free to add
Round table: how will you contribtue to the space for 2012? project / workshop / ... ?
everybody : 15 words for each ACTION you want to take
a minimum 3 - 7 days fulltime introduction crash course in hacking philosophy and techniques: practical hardcore beginner excercises mvd> organisation/promotion
jaroslov: clean desk policy / cleaning caturday U_go+madprog: have more computers usable for everyone, with accounts for all members, and ssh keys on computers. askarel: MySQL hands on/baby steps workshop askarel/leandro: automate internal administrative housekeeping / software workshops (.csv generated with https://github.com/askarel/hsb-members as a base. We accept patches ;-)) askarel: get rid of trash ("trailer for trash") redfern / jobj /ptr_: CTF teams in hackerspace.be (or open sessions - without passwords) Wouter: Put up more signs michael+nico: motorised shelf (007 shelf) stickers/labels ptr_: nanode workshops / basic networking workshop / internet game workshop / openssl coding patrick: attrictivness of the space / make it look it better! rafa: nanode workshop / internet game / pwnage workshop / SOUNDSYSTEMS ZipionLive: improve the image of the space for the neighborhood / organize some public activities for the community, i.e.linux installation parties. madprog: Have git and redmine platforms for project hosting (have already done something like that on my private server, to be improved) madprog+askarel?: Improve money keeping with some software better suited than OOo, with "automatic" input from bank account, and usable for book keeping. askarel: Zoppas: https://hackerspace.be/Zoppas askarel: "Wikify" the DHCP/DNS and make the server lan usable
Board of HSB vzw askarel / nico / ptr_ / madprog
how managing to publish yes
insurance - cocof proposes to pay insurance for brussels'asbl