[Noisebridge-board] Authorize funds to pay for fire extinguishers.
adi at hexapodia.org
Wed Jan 22 17:31:04 UTC 2014
You replied to me only, not the list. Re-CCing.
In general I think members doing stuff is better than the board or
officers doing stuff.
If something needs to happen immediately then a member should step up
and do it. Don't wait for authority to allow you to do something.
In this case we don't even know what the anticipated cost is.
On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 01:01:29AM -0800, Al Sweigart wrote:
> The reason that isn't ideal is because we might not get all the money for
> it, and having working fire extinguishers isn't something we should delay
> on or shortchange.
> This isn't something the board and officers should ignore. Do they want to
> chime in on this?
> This is something Noisebridge itself should spend money on and make happen
> (and immediately), just like rent and the electric bill.
> On Jan 22, 2014 12:53 AM, "Andy Isaacson" <adi at hexapodia.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 06:54:02PM -0800, Al Sweigart wrote:
> > > I'd like the board to immediately pay out funds to buy new fire
> > > extinguishers and pay a service to recharge the ones we have. (And also a
> > > rubber mallet so that we can do monthly taps to keep the powder in them
> > > from compacting.) Right now I think we only have two working fire
> > > extinguishers.
> > >
> > > This is important enough that we need to do it ASAP, and it can't wait
> > for
> > > the consensus process.
> > >
> > > I can handle contacting services and doing the purchasing once I get the
> > > funds/promise to get the funds.
> > How much are we talking about? Why not just doocratically solicit
> > donations from members who are interested in not burning to death?
> > For example, I'd gladly kick in $50 towards fire extinguishers.
> > -andy
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