Meeting 20100819

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Makerspace Agenda/Meeting

  • Makerspace intro (5 mins)
    • anyone new, please introduce yourself!
  • Makerspace business (5 mins)
    • Makerspace ToDo list
    • Physical space ToDo list
    • hand out flyers to those @ the meeting - please pass them out or put them up!
    • budget:
      • Monthly budget:
        • monthly dues: $840 (est for Sep)
        • monthly expense: $861.67 (actual as of Aug 12)
      • current startup funds: $6230 of $6000 (less what we've spent on deposits, etc)
      • current members: 28
      • subscribing members: 23
    • dues: sign up on the website for recurring donations -> Thanks to everyone that has signed up so far!
      • $370 for May (10 people) (added to startup fund)
      • $490 for June (13 people) (added to startup fund)
      • $630 for July (18 people) (added to startup fund)
      • $750 for Aug (21 people)
    • What You Can Do:
      • flyers
        • Download them here
        • design/make new ones
        • 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
  • Events (20 mins)
    • past events
    • upcoming events
    • updates
      • Discuss DMS hosting/organizing the DFW Software Freedom Day event this year ( Sept 18, 2010 )
      • DMS proposal for the interactive art installation for TEDxSMU
      • The Audelia space!! Spread new info about it, discuss it, visit it, and brainstorm over details that will need to be taken care of before we open for business.
        • Lease was signed Friday afternoon, 20100618. Currently waiting on completion of CO (certificate of occupancy) from the City of Dallas!
        • Dallas CO applied for on Tuesday, 20100622.
        • Dallas CO issued (but pending inspections) on Tuesday, 20100727.


  • Steve R. went over the todo list and the upcoming calendar items.

Group Project


Name Relation to DMS
Mike Allbright
Dave Attley
Eric Chaney
Nick Farr
Jason Grant
Alan Hatchett
Mark Havens
Steven Ivy
Ian Lim
Mike Metzger
Kat (w/ Mike Metzger)
Haley Moore
Alyssa Pipe
Steven Rainwater
Peter Smith
Paul Wilson
Unknown 1 (2600)
Unknown 2 (2600)
Unknown 3 (w/ Haley Moore)