Meetings/2011-09

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Date/Location

  • September 14, 2011
  • 7:30pm
  • Shop
  • All members

Agenda

Topic Presenter
Review of Action Items Chairman
Treasurer's Report Treasurer
Facilities Committee Report Facilities Committee
Project/Event Updates Chairman
Decide next meeting date Chairman
New Member Recognition Secretary
Change Door Code if loss of member Secretary


Action Items

Treasurer's Report

  • Term: August 2011
    • Donations: $581.85
    • Members: $1093.12 (33)
    • Expenses: $1116.1
    • Net Profit: $558.87
    • Average donation per person: $33.12
    • Average expense per person: $33.82
  • Term: September 2011
    • Donations: $70.15
    • Members: $723.84 (21)
    • Expenses: $850
    • Net Profit: $-56.01
    • Average donation per person: $34.47
    • Average estimated expense per person: $53.71

Facilities Committee

Recent Improvements

Got the dumpster Nathan

Planned Improvements

Shelving In storage area of loft CrashCart, Enabrintain, volunteers
Insulate and wall up FabLab CrashCart and/or Enabrintain and/or volunteers (whoever gets there first)
continue new flooring in loft (long term)
clean and sort tools and main floor volunteers (dates tbd)
paint stairs (probably)

New Members

  • Karl Sackett
  • James Fluhler

NOTE: All new members, meet with the Facilities Committee for your shop walk through.

Discussion

  • Now that the door works, we should change the code. I would propose that we change it at every meeting to keep people using their usb key.
  • Elections, who is going to run them.

Attending

  • Ethan Chew
  • Karl Sackett
  • James Fluhler
  • Kinsey Moore
  • Justin Richards
  • Greg Brown
  • Phil Showers
  • Raymond Nordin
  • Jennifer Paulsen
  • Nathan Warner
  • Dusty Clark
  • Matt O'Gorman
  • Tuttle
  • Devin Boyer
  • Matt Robinson
  • Kevin (prospective member)
  • James (prospective member)
  • John (prospective member)
  • Tim Heath

Meeting Minutes

Events:

  • A public event is proposed for 11/11/11
  • A LAN party is tenatively scheduled for October 1
  • An arduino class is scheduled for October 15
  • There is a LAN party with the Memphis Makers on October 29
  • We received a 1st place trophy for HSIS (it's in the trinket case)

Facilities:

  • We have a dumpster, it will be moving into the trash enclosure if possible
  • We may need to gravel the area in front of the dumpster
  • There has been a LOT of cleanup thanks to Bob
  • Looking forward, we're going to finish up the shelving up stairs and finish the walls for the electronics area

Financial:

  • We are currently within $0.70 cost per member of being fully self-sustaining

Elections:

  • The next meeting and elections will be October 19
  • If you wish to run for the board, email the list

Misc:

  • Some of our neighbors have had things stolen from their yards
  • We need to be extra vigilant about locking up when we leave
  • We will now be rotating the door code at every monthly meeting