2015-12-20 Maker Meet

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Summary

7:08pm -about 7:40pm

Location

RMM 5502 1st ave N Birmingham, AL 35212

Participants

  • Sandy
  • Chris L
  • Kris K
  • Heather
  • Miriam -minutes
  • Trae -moderator
  • James
  • Kurt
  • Greg

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

  • meeting adjourned till next week 7pm


floor is now open for discussion and RMM tours

Back Burner

Minutes

Old

  • Review of previous minutes 2015-12-13 Maker Meet
    • Heather motions, Kurt Seconds
    • 5 yes, 2 abstain, 0 no

Review of events

none

New

  • Three new members voted in: Heather Fox, Jeff Pitts, Kris Kirby

Show-n-Tell Projects

  • James is making a LED matrix on Plexi glass he is going to display in his apartment window for the Holiday season.
    • (lets all drive around south side and look for it, and guess where James lives)

Lab Host updates

Metal Lab

  • We are getting a Metal's lab in the former storage locker room, Heather has been clearing it out, and has brought in equipment.
  • Equipment needs to be serviced by Heather before use.

Shape Lab

  • most things moved into the lab, after this evenings meeting smaller cabinet from old shape lab will be moved in.
  • never hack equipment in the shape lab, if there is a problem with something speak with Kurt.
    • repair rather than hack

Circuits Lab

  • it has been suggested that the Hack zone be moved into this lab
    • concern about if it will become cluttered
    • suggested that hackable items stay below the counters in bins
    • suggest that only currently in progress items for current projects be hacked in the lab

Communal Spaces

  • Anyone want to help finish the bathroom? (paint, floor board, few other minor things)
    • Heather, Kurt, Miriam will be around during the Holiday week.

Office

  • Miriam starting a file organizing project, fire lock box brought in by Greg will be going into use.
    • hopes files will be more user friendly

feedback

  • none

parking requests

  • none

Nominations

  • Kris Kirby for Network Admin by Chris Lais
  • Greg Good for membership (by Heather, Chris L. seconds)
    • Being accidentally left at the space by the last key holding member (unknown) he managed to lock the door "MacGyver" style, not having to spend the night at the space.
  • Heather Fox for Metal's lab host (by Kurt, James seconds)

Announcements

  • JC leaving RMM
  • Chris Lais stepping down from Network Admin

Votes

  • 2015-12-13 Maker Meet minutes:
    • 5 yes
    • 0 no
    • 2 abstain
  • Sam Bennett for membership (by Shirley) - Shawn (Seconded) on 2015-12-13 (Kurt motions to vote, Kris K. seconds)
    • 4 yes
    • 0 no
    • 4 abstain
    • abstains due to not having met Sam yet and feeling unqualified to vote in favor or against, more members looking forward to meeting Sam.
  • Chanel Douglas (by Kurt) – James (Seconded) on 2015-12-13 (Miriam motions to vote, Kurt seconds)
    • 7 yes
    • 0 no
    • 1 abstain