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Plenum 2019-03-06 Agenda/Minutes

20:27 Open


  • Present: Valentine, Dyana, Bob, Robert, Roland
  • Apologies:


  • (Fazli/Dyana) Update on finances, accounts, and cashflow.
  • Lowest projeted balance over next 90 days is ~$2000 (accounting costs not considered, due April)
  • On recurring income and expenditure we are gaining ~$1000/month (some annual costs not amortised; TODO next for next plenum)
  • IRAS filing for YA2018 due in April, we are likely to meet that
  • ACRA filing not certain
  • For next plenum: due date for next filing to each of IRAS and ACRA, and our likelihood of meeting each.

Cost Reduction Measures

  • Discussion if any.
  • Cynthia reduced to fortnightly at $60, saving ~$1000/year
  • Electricity usage a little lower, perhaps seasonal.

Services to Raise Funds

  • (Aizat) Discussion if any.

Electricity Supplier Alternatives

  • (Fazli/Bob) Updates if any.
  • Intention is to switch to SP Utilities wholesale, an account has been opened, formalities remain to be completed.

Business Insurance Policy Cancellation

  • Update and discussion.
  • Matter to be closed by settling the time-at-risk amount.

Membership Marketing and Website Revamp

  • (Fazli) Update on marketing work with Graham.
  • (Robert) Update on revamp.
  • Now in Robert's hands. Should be done prior to FOSSASIA.


  • (Bob) Update on new members (if any).
  • Some upgrades, some downgrades.

Potential Relocation Options

  • Disussion if any.

Organisation Directorships

  • (Bob/Robert) Discussion if any.
  • ACRA filing to switch directors to Robert and Bob has been submitted, activation pending.

For-profit/Commercial Event Rack Rates

  • (Valentine) Discussion if any.
  • Bob: Update website to say "We are available for hosting events, email us at [email protected] for details."

Upcoming events that HackerspaceSG might be interested in

  • Hack && Tell (Monday, 11 March)
  • Plan for FOSSASIA is: "Show up, do things, have fun." Bring stickers, wear t-shirts, bring smiles.
  • Roland may have radio stuff. Sebastion may have demo.

Any Other Business

Next Meeting

  • 2019-04-10 20:00 (tentatively scheduled for 2nd Wednesday of every month, but subject to change depending on the schedule of key people)

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