2015-11-22 Maker Meet

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Summary

Location

RMM 5502 1st ave N Birmingham, AL 35212

Participants

  • Miriam
  • Steven Wyss
  • Marc
  • Erin
  • Sirley
  • Kurt
  • Sandy
  • Paul
  • Trae

Maker Meet, Show and Tell Agenda

Every Sunday at 7pm

  • New volunteer to take minutes?
  • New volunteer to moderate?

Old

New

Show-n-Tell Projects

Lab Host updates

feedback

parking requests

Nominations

Announcements

  • Nomination votes for members will be done at the end of the month at the RMM monthly meeting.
  • Makers need to be makers for one month before being nominations for membership level.
  • meeting adjourned until next Sunday at 7pm.


floor is now open for discussion and RMM tours

Back Burner

Minutes

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

Old

New

Show-n-Tell Projects

  • Shirley: have a CS Unplugged kit set up in a bin for use teaching computer science concepts away from the computer to kids and adults.

Lab Host updates

  • Steven Wyss: new floor in old bathroom, needs molding and a coat of paint
    • Will be taking floor up in new bathroom this week
  • Shape lab: putting down new plywood in floor around noon. needs filler, and a coat of polyurethane.
    • Shirley says theres some in maintenance room
    • lab now has red doors
  • Miriam: $175 for fixing loom in fiberlab
  • Kurt: weaving would make a good class for kids
  • Shirley: instructions on use of equipment now on wiki

feedback

parking requests

  • shirley added bolt of vinyl tablecloth material to fiber lab - please use. There are 15 yards.

Nominations

none

Announcements

  • Micheal Jones and other makers are up for keyholders next week,
  • new makers include Heather Fox, Ben Gallenger, Sam Bennett, Erin DeLoach and Kris Kirby
  • Steven Wyss is co-writing a grant for UAB and RMM
    • estimated $65,000 for 3 years, 15 saturdays a year, for UAB to have 3 instructors using exclusive use of the makerspace. Roughly $1,500 per saturday. Saturday 9am to 3pm with about 30 kids. RMM makers may apply as instructors to UAB. Who may develop the curriculum along with UAB staff. The fee is for rental only. Seperate budget may cover supplies.
    • This will be up for vote next week
    • Letter of support voted on the spot- 7 yay 0 nay 1 abstaining
  • Nomination votes for members will be done at the end of the month at the RMM monthly meeting.
  • Makers need to be makers for one month before being nominations for membership level.
  • Meeting adjourned until next Sunday at 7pm.
  • We have signed a lease for $850 for 9 months, and $1000 for the remainder of the 3 years of the lease.
    • The landlord reserves the right to end the lease with 3 months notice and free rent.


floor is now open for discussion and RMM tours

Back Burner