Meeting notes 2010-04-09

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Attendance

  • John
  • Joe
  • Daniel
  • Mary
  • Kevin
  • Brandi
  • Roy
  • Rick
  • Brad
  • Mitzi
  • Mark
  • Marshall
  • Tony
  • James

Count: 14

Pictures

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Agenda

  • We've opened the bank account. To move forward we need to collect dues for a slush fund.
    • Minimum $1500 ~ 2 months rent, estimated 3 months to build.
  • Soldering class April 16th, dry run for May 14th.
  • We have been invited to makers local and hacker consortium on 2 of the weekends in June.
  • Fund raising
    • Geek Prom
    • Electronic Kits
    • Cookouts
      • Snack Basket
      • Bake Sale
  • swap Meet
    • Garage Sale
  • Classes
  • Coin jar
  • Shopping Card that supports the group
  • Repair Day
  • Battle Bots
  • Art show
    • Wine and Cheese event

Notes

Comes to Order @ 7:16pm

  • We have a paypal account for donations / membership dues.
  • Kits for the soldering class next week have been ordered.
  • We will be reselling make magazine subscriptions which benifit the group.
  • We're meeting with a realtor from Crye Leike.
  • What do we want in a space
    • Expansion
    • Wiring
    • Chem / Eye wash station
    • Bathroom
    • Wiring
    • Water Access
    • Office / Conference
    • Kitchen / Bath
    • Car / Auto Bay / Loading Dock
    • Parking
    • Weight limit on floor space
    • Ventilation and Access
    • Ramp entrance
    • Floor Drain
    • Greenspace
  • Projects:
    • Roy brought some urethane mold that he's working on to cast concrete.
    • Rick bent some plexiglass to create a base for an old style compass to mount it on the car dash.
    • Jamees brought in some solor panels from a robot build
    • Kevin brought in a hack that allows his Amiga to use a SD card as a hard drive via IDE to SCSI, and SD to IDE
  • Recruiting
    • handing out flyers at area festivals
    • cooper young festival
      • Greek and Italian Fest
      • Public Events of our own
      • Publicity
      • Local media

Meeting Adjourned @