Meetings/2011-08

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Date/Location

  • August 15, 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

Facilities Committee

Recent Improvements

  • Section of new loft floor - CrashCart, Enabrintain, and Makers
  • Materials rack next to garage door - Korc
  • Soda Machine repaired - JimShoe and Korc
  • Electrical wiring in FabLab and for Soda Machine - CrashCart
  • More waste/recycling bins out - Spacefelix
  • Shower curtain and accessories - Curtain from Alii, the rest is a mystery

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 - (dates tbd)
  • paint stairs - (probably)

New Members

  • Devin Boyer

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

Discussion

  • HSIS 2: Paper Airplanes - Spacefelix & Bendersgame flying gliders and paper airplanes from near-space altitudes off of weather balloons!
  • Classes in Appropriate Technologies Design & Permaculture
    • Appropriate technologies class with Engineers Without Borders in Lineville, AL, planned for a late August weekend. Date will be confirmed post-8/20.
    • Permaculture class will be 3 series of classes in fall. Starts September 10th in Huntsville. It is $45/class.
    • Please inform spacefelix if you are interested.
  • Should we spend $50/month on a Dumpster?
  • Should we investigate adding more titles for the Shop in order to facilitate shop activities such as events and classes?

Attending

Meeting Minutes