tl,dr announcements/discussions/decisions from tonight's meeting:

* Please check your Gittip accounts as we've seen a sharp decline in the past week! Gittip doesn't notify users when their cards are declined.
* Omni Kiosk will be put by the front door of the Omni tonight. Check in to help out with building management tasks so we can better distribute work  among all interested participants! There's also a simple system set up for reserving common space areas for meetings and the like.
* 'Newbie Night' every Friday evening with an oscillating array of facilitators to help welcome and onboard potential new members. Jenny can host this week - who would like to host next week? Marc sez yes. jake says friday is thought to be for partying, not ideal for newbie night
** Perhaps Mondays? Thoughts?
* PROPOSAL: Proposal to ban non-member scott cohen for reasons of safety.
** 10 unanimous ayes, proposal passes
* PROPOSAL: "If the Noisebridge hackerspace in San Francisco bans a person from their space for reasons of safety, that person is immediately & automatically banned from Sudoroom."
** Consenso: 9 ayes, 1 abstention
* PROPOSAL: Add question for new members: "Have you ever been banned from a hackerspace?".
** Consenso: 9 ayes, no blocks or abstentions
* Request of sudoers to read the in-process Omni Safer Space Policy:
** To get involved, join the next Challenging Dominant Culture meeting, Saturday at 11am at Arbor Cafe
* Permitting meeting on Friday afternoon anytime after 1! Come help!
* Shop work party Saturday with Brendan!

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"Technology is the campfire around which we tell our stories."
-Laurie Anderson

"Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it."
 -Hannah Arendt

"To define is to kill. To suggest is to create."
-Stéphane Mallarmé