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Plenum 2022-06-29 Agenda


??:?? Open


  • Present:
  • Apologies:


Regulatory (Valentine)

  • ACRA Annual Report: Up to date. Next due 30 Apr 2023
  • IRAS tax filing done for YA2021; next one is due 30 Nov 2022 for YA 2022
  • IRAS: ECI: Up to date: Next due 31 Dec 2022

Finance (Jen)


  • $??.?? in the StanChart+PayPal as of 30 Apr 2022
  • Actually $??.??, because we took a $15K interest-free loan
  • $??.?? in GitHub Sponsors as of 15 March 2022
  • 0.66914519 in BTC

Accrual (up/down $?/month)

  • Including predicted upcoming costs amortised monthly, we are down $??.?? a month

  • Pending claims from Valentine

    • M1 ($400), SP ($600) bills since Jan
    • Fire extinguishers ($120)
    • Renovation and move stuff to be claimed:
      • e.g. Tables and chairs
      • Details to be retrieved from Valentine's Google Pay transaction log

Significant changes to regular expenses (if any)

Regular ExpensesAmountFrequencyMonthly Cost (amortised)
Rental250012$ 2,500.00
Utilities (est'd)45012$ 450.00
Internet9912$ 99.00
CorpSec2402$ 40.00
Accounting/Corp Services (est'd)30001$ 250.00
Aircon2554$ 85
Cleaning (est'd)8026$ 173.34
Income Tax (est'd)6001$ 50.00
$ 3,647.37

Space electricity consumption (Valentine)

  • 540kWh total in May 2022, for a total of ~$161.46.
  • Approx. 2.5–3.5 kWh/hour during normal use, or ~$0.75–$1/hour at $0.299/kWh (current electricity tariff)

Memberships/Contributions (Valentine)

Update on new members and contributions

  • No changes to the following:
    • New members
    • Downgrades
    • Upgrades

Current membership/contribution breakdown by tiers


Old Hardware Pattern (Jun Hao)

Further adjustment of membership tiers (Valentine)

  • Updates, if any.

Website revamp (Valentine)

  • Updates, if any.

House rules (Valentine)

  • Updates, if any.

Large group gatherings in a COVID-endemic Singapore (Valentine)

  • Updates, if any.

Electronics workshops (Joyce)

  • Updates, if any.

Roof water ingress again? (Huiren)

Holes in the front room (Valentine)

Gloomy/dark lighting in the main area (Huiren/Joyce)

Smoking in front and back stairwell (Huiren)

Tasks for hired cleaner (Valentine)

Membership referral scheme (Valentine)

Carousell account (Valentine)

  • Updates, if any.

Membership marketing (Valentine)

  • Updates, if any.

344B to 336D move and renovation debrief (open)

  • Updates, if any.

Former plenum items to close (open)

  • Non-functional 3D printers

Reboot / Social enterprise/non-profit model vs Pte Ltd. (open)

Broken power sockets (Huiren)

Important hardware equipment list (Huiren)

Equipment borrowing process (Huiren)

336D balcony (Huiren)

Cable box partitioning system (Kheng Hui)

Day Pass Experiment (Huiren)

RIPE Atlas probe (Huiren)

Events (open)

  • ZKM visit: to check with Luther (KH)

New business

Code of Conduct (Joyce, Valentine)

Facility maintenance and issues (open)

Miscellaneous HSG administrative matters (open)

Any Other Business (AOB)

Next meeting

  • 2022-07-20 20:00 tentative (tentatively scheduled for 3rd Wednesday of every month, but subject to change depending on the schedule of key people)

??:?? Close (approx)