Meeting Time: 8pm Location: Lenox
Suggestion 1: 10 minute time limit per highest-level bullet point.
Suggestion 2: All members are welcome to attend, and non-board members can join the conversation when invited.
- Add your topics and put your name next to them please!
End of agenda
All board members present. Plus many members and guests.
I am witnessing the lease being signed. Check.
Bay View Gallery Night May 31 Vote: Unanimous. We will be a venue.
Soft Opening Party Adam was voted to plan the party. One dissenting vote: Adam.
Tom's Update Focus on Energy can hook us up with high efficiency light w motion sensors on the cheap Already installed in the woodshop. Will cut bill in half. 20 bucks per fixture. $2230 total. Unanimous vote to spend $$. Pays for itself in 5 months. Install electrician wants a membership deal. Network and electrical wiring expenses: $300. Unanimous vote to spend. We are going to pay the dude that shoveled snow for us $75 bucks.
Space Federation Jason hung out with the Space Federation. Got the lowdown on how to take donations. Donation value of equipment is depreciated. We just got our first donation: 3 drill presses!
Swag is coming. Stickers and Business Cards
Brent's Facilities Manager Report: Czars are doing their jobs and things are slowly coming together. Purchased floor space ($900) is not allocated. Jason will be keeping keys to the vaults so we can keep track of who has paid.
Welding: little welder can be used. We don't have circuits for any big welders yet, nor do we even have one that works. 50 dollar tax for welding permit. “Hot Work Permit”
Parking Tags: from TCmaker. If your stuff is not put away and is collecting dust or in the way you will get a color coded system of tags (not tickets). If it isn't dealt with it goes in the “graveyard”. More details to come.
Please use wiki to organize move in. There is already a page with a todo list http://wiki.milwaukeemakerspace.org/miscellaneous/lenoxtodo
We need to figure out who owns the tools and fill out the $1 tool lease. Wiki Page?
Group Memberships: The board will consider this option. Make some specifics.
Veterans get the Student Discount. Bring your 214 form!
Kids in the Makerspace No children under 10 can be at the space. Other than that…case by case basis. Jason is doing a class for middle schoolers.
Membership Signup procedure Must pay, sign form before you get the key.
Jason: We are getting board insurance at $1000/yr.
Vote on wall height in storage squares: Will now be set at 4 ft tall maximum Voting for : Pete,Brant,Brent,Jason,Jason Voting against: Adam. Abstain: Kevin