Regular Member Meeting 20120913
Note: To be held in MIBS SRC3 format
19:00, Dallas Makerspace
Approval of prior minutes
- Operations and Facilities Committee - Andrew LeCody
- Amateur Radio Committee - Pat Hykkonen
- AV Committee - Chris Kirby
- Bio Committee - David Rostcheck
- Classroom Committee - John Fields
- Craft Room Committee - Nicole Greeley
- Electronics Robotics Committee - John Haskins
- Warehouse Committee - Paul Wilson
- Photography Lab (Darkroom Committee) - Nicole Greeley
- Open Source Ecology Committee - Craig MacPherson
Note: The normal cut-off time for agenda items is the Sunday prior at 11:59pm.
- Discuss what to do with cabinet saw funding.
20120913 1928 Membership meeting preliminary meeting Vistors
1930 Rob, new member, was here a few weeks ago, wanting to do wood working Andy, datacenter downtown, kickstarter mPrinter, wood working Revi Erin
1932 events Fencom, Sci-fi, next week SFD Tanners Oct 20, 12pm- DPRG BBQ Open House, Nov 10th Saturday ComicCon fan days Oct 19-21 (Bruce Campbell to be there) B-Sides Security Nov 3rd (http://bsidesdfw2012.eventbrite.com/)
1939 1941 Projects
Pod-casts Nerdabsurd Cabinet saw is in Pat Delaney's Multimachine John W.'s Tachikomo Sentry gun Paul Brown, brewing; there are some bottles
Andy and his mPrinter giving a quick presentation
Robert D/Andrew L starting meeting 1953 Explaining membership meeting
Roll call for voting Paul Br, proxy for Doug E Daniel Jackson 19 people present, quorum met.
Prior minutes Andrew motions to approve minutes Seconded by Nick Vote: 19/19 Unanimous, motion passes Abstain: n/a
Operations and Facilities Committee Andrew L reporting Questions Question regarding the mailbox
PR COmmittee Nichole L Reporting have a self-inking hackerspace space, next mtg 24 september. Vinyl signs, stickers, new member packets Doing a decal sale, should last forever, $5/decal, need to sell at least 20 Due to the video on good morning texas, got some interest from the local DISD looking at doing somethings with the local schools Questions
Security Committee Andrew L reporting Planning still on getting the WIFI connection Added some new cameras Questions Ipv6? Robert D is checking with TWC for IPV6; they've been rolling it out to small business customers we will be doing a test of ip6 ourselves, whenever it is available from TWC
Amateur Radio Committee Mike Eber reporting National Association of Broadcasters at the Anatole; registration is free Questions When is the tower to be put up? This is being planned. When is the next tech class? In November, whenever Pat H has recovered from surgery, then.
AV Committee No report; absent
BIO Committee Paul Brown reporting Beer brewing Aquaponics Questions: What kind of peppers? Bell and Habanero Was trying to grow seeds into small plants and transplant them. Any update on the fish tank? Romeo is out of town; Mark is not available.
Classroom Committee John Fields reporting Using the new chairs in the classrom Put up some more white boards New lights Questions When will we have desks made for the other side of the classrom? Soon.
Craftroom Committee Nichole reporting No updates Questions: Do we have a paper cutter? No, not currently. Do you have any issues of the encroachment on the space? It is currently not an issue.
Electronics and Robotics Committee Kent B reporting; Lance Preston-- Wednesday nights have been working, and operating OK. Questions:
Warehouse Committee Paul Wilson reporting Saw is in place Re-organization, cleaning, bins for scrap metal, wood Shuffling of furniture to accomodate stuff. Did set aside money for the brake..need to decide on the expenditure Andrew L: we do have new business regarding the funds that were allocated for the saw.
Photography Lab and Darkroom committee Nichole L reporting Came up with a list of classes, and ideas Green screen, more digital, maybe 2 day classes, lightboxes, things like that. Getting more organized in the darkroom, more shelves Questions: Anything in the budget for a high quality digital printer, and scanner? * Can add to new business
Open source ecology committee Craig Ferguson reporting Fluxeon induction furnace; the parts have been removed, does anyone know how to test IGBTs? Got a bunch of replacement parts The schematics do not work with the Fluxeon board.. Questions: none atm.
Financial committee Treasurer report Paul Brown reporting Paul W recommending to hire someone to enter data for finances.
2052 Moving on to New Business Discussion on what to do with cabinet saw funding. Paul Brown's poll
12 out of 23 agree that it should go to CNC router 16 out of 23 agree to go to a larger laser cutter
Robert D describing some banking financing plans for tooling.
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Ralph Green motions to have Paul Wilson, of the Warehouse Committee make a report back to the group next month with the results for researching options regarding CNC Router and/or Laser cutter.
Voting: 16 Abstained: 1 Motion passes.
Andrew L adjourning meeting. 2136
Note: draft version of meeting minutes go to the Talk Page first, upon ratifying at the *next* meeting they will be moved to the normal page.