2015-07-19 maker meeting

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Summary

Start 6:20 pm
Finish 7 pm

Location

RMM 5502 1st ave N Birmingham, AL 35212

Participants

  • shirley
  • john
  • chris
  • trae
  • shawn
  • kurt
  • Maker Jennifer, Geoff,
  • Visitor Steven Spicer

Maker Meeting Agenda

  • New volunteer to take minutes - Shirley
  • New volunteer to moderate - Daniel Near

Old

New

Upcoming events

Projects

Proposals

Lab Host updates, feedback, parking requests

  • biolab
  • communal space host
  • computer lab
  • circuits lab
  • fiber lab
  • meeting room
  • print lab
  • Shape lab
  • Web & tech

Nominations

votes

  • Katie Elkins - keyholder

Closing announcements

Back Burner

Votes

Minutes

  • New volunteer to take minutes
  • New volunteer to moderate:

Old

New

Upcoming events

Projects

New LED lights installed above main meeting room worktable
Smartphone control chips still to come - much discussion of how the lights can be engineered to be movable.
Trae is working on shoes - hybrid tire sandals with flexible soles and leather interior.
Project: Member cubbies with name tags - price out. (Shawn & Shirley)

Proposals

Shawn - Monitor or board with I wanna teach/I wanna learn so that we can start gathering data as to which classes should be run first.
Shirley - Is really keen on the Lego NXT robotics.

Lab Host updates, feedback, parking requests

  • biolab - things look to be on hold regarding group activity until Ali comes back from overseas in August.
  • communal space host - tagged items selected for removal once James is back from Europe in two weeks. Beginning of August - removal date. Trae has a Suburban, needs a few extra hands. Shirley volunteered.
    • Stuff from area between the halls to be eliminated.
    • Asbestos removal - current ballpark estimate $1500 for back corner room.
  • computer lab - updates
  • circuits lab - - if you have projects in there, get them out - area being cleaned up and organized by Steven Wyss.
  • fiber lab - no updates
  • meeting rooms - new adjustable LED lights!
    • Playable game now on the LED matrix.
  • print lab - no change
  • Shape lab - central shelves being cleared for an emergency medical station.
    • Delay in bringing in disc and belt sander - Shawn had some unexpected expenses come up.
  • Web & tech
    • Shirley working on implementing Wild Apricot class registration system and room booking system.

Nominations

Votes

  • Katie Elkins - for keyholder
    • 7 votes in favour of Katie Elkins as a member

Closing announcements

Back Burner

Votes

Minutes accepted 4 in favour, 2 abstentions.