Meeting 20100617

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Makerspace Agenda/Meeting

  • Makerspace intro (5 min)
    • anyone new, please introduce yourself!
  • Makerspace business (15 min)
    • hand out flyers to those @ the meeting - please pass them out or put them up!
    • budget:
      • current funds: $5160 of $6000
      • current members: 23
      • subscribing members: 14
    • dues: sign up on the website for recurring donations -> Thanks to everyone that has signed up so far!
      • $370 for May (10 people)
      • $490 for June (13 people) <FIXME>
    • What You Can Do:
      • call the owners of buildings you see to find out the monthly rate, lease terms, and square footage!
      • flyers
        • post them!
        • refresh the postings!
      • tell your friends and coworkers
      • drop a note on any relevant mailing lists, forums, or news groups you're on
    • past events
    • upcoming events
    • updates



  • 1908
  • 1914 Ed starting meeting
    • Makerbot re-assembly/fixing
    • Ice tube clock
    • R2 popup bit
  • talk about the space
    • 1680 sft
    • need to sign lease, extinguisher, elect, inet
    • move-in date is July 1st
  • 1918
  • fundraiser was good
  • one thing we dont have is the positive cash flow if you are signed up please turn on the recurring payments
  • 1919
  • getting items for the space
    • some stored at probotics
    • some at peoples' homes
    • need to do any work prior?
    • suggest we don't worry about it until the 1st meeting there
    • they will clean the carpets
  • 1922
    • there's already a gigantic walk-in closet behind the main area; would make a great dark room, etc, it might have to go away.
    • front offices are all air-conditioned
    • the warehouse is not
    • we'll need to get some fans
  • 1926
  • end of intro stuff
  • 2037 still going

Group Project


Name Relation to DMS
Eric Chaney
Jason Grant
Alan Hatchett
Mark Havens
Haley Moore
Ed Paradis
Alyssa Pipe
Peter Smith
Dale Wheat
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