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Milwaukee Makerspace Board of Directors Meeting - September 17th, 2020

Held Online via Jitsi Meet


  • Markus
  • Tim
  • Faith
  • Jake
  • Kathy
  • Dan J
  • Alden
  • Adrian
  • Dan L
  • Tony
  • Eden
  • Alex


  • Meeting called to order by Markus at 7:04PM
  • Minutes approved by 6 present

New Business

Current Financial Projections

  • Update from Dan J
    • Future operating has been updated to include Norwich

COVID-19 Reopening


Milltronics removal

  • it has been dragging on for too long
  • plan
    • he has one week to get a contract to get the machine moved out of the space. if not out by the end of the month, he will be charged $360/month for taking up the floor space
  • Richard has been notified, no response but the machine has been put on craigslist
    • UPDATE *

Makers Village (Norwich Building)


  • Makers Village would like to sign a lease with Milwaukee Makerspace
  • Financial Projections from Dan J (Treasurer)

To talk about

Router Table

  • option to buy 2 higher-end 5-axis CNC routers
  • Would need to get new electronics
  • total project would cost about $7,500
  • looking to do a group buy

Tuesday Meetings

  • Do we want to open meetings?
    • Norwich is fairly open and could be socially distanced
    • Online vs In-Person (switching weeks)
      • online meeting Sept 22
      • in-person meeting Sept 29


  • What are we doing?
  • Get a list of areas that are willing to train or not
  • Make sure that those who want to sign up know that training might be hard to get and could take time


  • Positions up for election:
    • President
    • Secretary
    • Member at Large
  • Nominations for President & Secretary open October 6th
  • Nominations close October 13th, voting begins for any positions with multiple nominations
  • Voting closes October 20th and nominations for At-Large begin
  • Nominations for At-Large close on October 27th
  • Voting closes November 3rd

Hand Tools

  • request for hand tools area with better tools
  • we can get discounted tools costing $360
  • Board Vote:
    • All vote Yes



  • Meeting was adjourned at 7:50pm
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