Project/Goat shed II

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This a request, open for discussion. It has not been deliberated to consensus by the villagers. It will be agreed, modified, or tabled at the meeting of 20121212.


Project ID: 137

Project steward

Jan Steinman


To have a place for goats to live.


Find an old camping trailer. Gut it. Fix any water/wind leakage and safety issues. Put in stanchions and stalls and feed troughs.


  • 2011-12-22 project begun.
  • 2012-01-31 project scheduled end.
  • 2012-11-28 project completed.

Goal or deliverable

A larger portable facility for the EcoReality goat flock.

Timeline, schedule, or end date

time-related aspects of the project, which may include intermediate deadlines, dependencies, etc


generally, a numbered list of tasks, performed in order, that will together accomplish the project's goals or deliverables

  1. Obtain free derelict travel trailer DONE
  2. Strip it of anything not needed DONE
  3. Repair to make it water-tight, draught-free, and safe DONE
  4. Add facilities needed for feeding, milking, etc. DONE

Financial budget

how much money will be needed, possibly high-low bracketed and detailed, or a complete guess (try to indicate how firm a guess it is!)

Cash outlay

$400 for a new rubber roof try to scrounge, but don't skimp on longevity of the roof
$100 for plywood to repair floor and make feeders and internal walls try to scrounge

Class A shares

Jan Steinman will finance this project, and will receive up to 500 shares for any cash outlays needed for this project.

Labor budget

how many people are needed for how long, including specific people or specific skill-sets

  • 10 hours planning and design
  • 20 demolition
  • 170 hours construction

Class B shares

3,000 Class B Investment Shares issued for 200 hours of labour

Cash Outlay

6400001Wages$7.132014-10-06 00:00:002014-10-06 00:00:00
6400001TOTAL:$7.132014-10-06 00:00:002014-10-06 00:00:00

Labour, by person

336Alex Wiebe3.02.1%
212Ben Corno2.01.4%
4Carol Wagner13.09.2%
298Charles Laferriere2.01.4%
231Geo Morrow3.02.1%
337James Donnelly42.530.0%
2Jan Steinman47.133.2%
294John Freebury23.716.7%
312Meaghan Mclaughlin5.53.9%

Labour, by activity

27Caring for Animals1.00.7%

Vehicle Use

"Vehicles" with no odometer, such as tractors or stationary equipment, are in tenths of an hour, rather than kilometres.




Final accounting

Project was under cost budget by $412.00, at just 18% of budget.

Project was under labour budget by 58.1 hours, at just 71% of budget.

Project was over schedule by 302 days.

Note that milking parlour was not built-in, but is still in a tent outside the trailer, accounting for most of the budget savings.

Shares Disbursed . . .
Date Class A Class B Who Item
10 Dec 12 30 Jan Steinman Screws, staples, hinges, other misc consumables.
11 Dec 12 706.5 Jan Steinman Labour: 47.1 hours @ $15/hr
12 Dec 12 195 Carol Wagner Labour: 13 hours @ $15/hr
Total 931.5

Project Costs
Budget $ Actual $
roof $400.00 $58.00
plywood $100.00 $0.00
misc $0.00 $30.00
Total $500.00 $88.00

Project Labour
Budget Actual
Planning & Design 10 5.1
Demolition 20
Construction 170 82.1
Other 54.7
Total 200 141.9

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