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Regular bi-monthly members meeting: Feb 3rd 2011 - delayed from the 1st due to weather
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=Regular bi-monthly members meeting: Feb 3rd 2011 - delayed from the 1st due to weather=
  
Acting President: Ross Smith
 
  
Acting Secretary: Brad McMahon
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==Acting President: Ross Smith==
  
Started: 7:36pm
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==Acting Secretary: Brad McMahon==
  
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==Started: 7:36pm==
  
  
-Locked out next door Neighbor
 
  
-- Eric just locked them out with Ziptie and a lock: There I fixed it
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==Locked out next door Neighbor==
  
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-- Eric just locked them out with Ziptie and a lock: There I fixed it
  
  
-Fire extinguisher
 
  
-- for the halon once you exhausted it leave the room
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==Fire extinguisher==
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-- for the halon once you exhausted it leave the room
  
 
  --- It will give you a headache if exposed
 
  --- It will give you a headache if exposed
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  --- Unless you have excessive exposure it won't kill you
 
  --- Unless you have excessive exposure it won't kill you
  
-- Red strips and red arrows designates fire extinguisher
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-- Red strips and red arrows designates fire extinguisher
  
-- Let the group know if you used any of them
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-- Let the group know if you used any of them
  
-- Don't leave stuff in the walking paths  
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-- Don't leave stuff in the walking paths  
  
 
  -- Laid out with tape
 
  -- Laid out with tape
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-Gas
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==Gas==
  
-- They keep misreading our meter
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-- They keep misreading our meter
  
 
  -- we are around our estimate for 2 months an they charged us a fraction
 
  -- we are around our estimate for 2 months an they charged us a fraction
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-Electric
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==Electric==
  
 
  -- looks like we spend $150-$200 a month
 
  -- looks like we spend $150-$200 a month
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-Lease neighboring space
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==Lease neighboring space==
  
 
  -- 10k sq ft
 
  -- 10k sq ft
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-Logo
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==Logo==
  
 
  -- poll came down to a indecisive list
 
  -- poll came down to a indecisive list
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-Standing Rules
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==Standing Rules==
  
 
  -- Board is drafting up rules on project, objects being created or brought into the space. Still in their first draft so nothing has been made official.
 
  -- Board is drafting up rules on project, objects being created or brought into the space. Still in their first draft so nothing has been made official.
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- Working groups
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==Working groups==
  
-- 501c3  
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===501c3 ===
  
 
   --- Finally had our meeting with an accountant. Got most of our answers and can now move forward quickly.
 
   --- Finally had our meeting with an accountant. Got most of our answers and can now move forward quickly.
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-- Beautification
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===Beautification===
  
 
   --- Karen made an awesome electronics sign - Kudos  
 
   --- Karen made an awesome electronics sign - Kudos  
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--PR
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===PR===
  
 
  --- we are out of PR material  
 
  --- we are out of PR material  
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-- Web
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===Web===
  
 
  --- We are aware of twitter being busted, Brad is on it
 
  --- We are aware of twitter being busted, Brad is on it
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-Large Projects
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==Large Projects==
  
 
  -- Trailer
 
  -- Trailer
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-- Plasma cutter
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==Plasma cutter==
  
 
   --- it's moving forward, no cutter yet but has a control board and a computer
 
   --- it's moving forward, no cutter yet but has a control board and a computer
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-Lighting
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==Lighting==
  
 
   -- Joe will be adding  2 6-tube fixtures, and rebuilding a couple two tube lights
 
   -- Joe will be adding  2 6-tube fixtures, and rebuilding a couple two tube lights
  
-Snow Plow  
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==Snow Plow==
  
 
   -- Our landlord plows our drive, so if you see him say thanks
 
   -- Our landlord plows our drive, so if you see him say thanks
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-Fire class
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==Fire class==
  
 
   -- The front area needs cleaning, large project storage will be emptied for the duration of the event
 
   -- The front area needs cleaning, large project storage will be emptied for the duration of the event
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-Doc Update
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==Doc Update==
  
 
  -- Ross is having some trouble with getting in contact with electromagnate
 
  -- Ross is having some trouble with getting in contact with electromagnate
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-Org
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==Org==
  
 
  -- Let's keep up the good work
 
  -- Let's keep up the good work
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-Mailing List
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==Mailing List==
  
 
   -- BE EXCELLENT TO EACH OTHER
 
   -- BE EXCELLENT TO EACH OTHER
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-Punch List
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==Punch List==
  
 
   -- punch list is static  
 
   -- punch list is static  
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-WOW
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==WOW==
  
 
  -- we currently pay $45 the new service is $75 ( it's 15 /2 ).  
 
  -- we currently pay $45 the new service is $75 ( it's 15 /2 ).  
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     For the purposes of meeting our growing interment needs.
 
     For the purposes of meeting our growing interment needs.
  
     Ross Smith called the vote, Seconded by Eric
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     Ross Smith called the vote, Seconded by Eric Merrill
Merrill
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   Attendees:  
 
   Attendees:  
  
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-Cal
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==Cal==
  
 
   -- Check the calendar for upcoming events
 
   -- Check the calendar for upcoming events
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- New Business
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==New Business==
  
 
   -- Salvage party:  will be scheduled with Nate B is town
 
   -- Salvage party:  will be scheduled with Nate B is town
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Call to end the meeting: Ross Smith, Seconded by Eric Merill
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==Call to end the meeting: Ross Smith, Seconded by Eric Merill==
Ended: 9pm
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==Ended: 9pm ==

Revision as of 14:11, 5 February 2011

Contents

Regular bi-monthly members meeting: Feb 3rd 2011 - delayed from the 1st due to weather

Acting President: Ross Smith

Acting Secretary: Brad McMahon

Started: 7:36pm

Locked out next door Neighbor

-- Eric just locked them out with Ziptie and a lock: There I fixed it


Fire extinguisher

-- for the halon once you exhausted it leave the room
--- It will give you a headache if exposed
--- Unless you have excessive exposure it won't kill you
-- Red strips and red arrows designates fire extinguisher
-- Let the group know if you used any of them
-- Don't leave stuff in the walking paths 
-- Laid out with tape


Gas

-- They keep misreading our meter
-- we are around our estimate for 2 months an they charged us a fraction
   a month.
-- turn on the fans when you run the heat


Electric

-- looks like we spend $150-$200 a month
-- The service isn't in our names so things get complicated so were not really sure if were on the hook for our usage or not


Lease neighboring space

-- 10k sq ft
-- rent the space at our current budget isn't really in the cards
-- we are looking for sub leasers to fill out parts/most of the space.


-- poll came down to a indecisive list
-- keeping the original logo


Standing Rules

-- Board is drafting up rules on project, objects being created or brought into the space. Still in their first draft so nothing has been made official.


Working groups

501c3

 --- Finally had our meeting with an accountant. Got most of our answers and can now move forward quickly.
 --- Ed will be giving a summary of the meeting that answers many of our questions
 --- the expedited IRS online filing process is delayed until 3rd qtr


Beautification

 --- Karen made an awesome electronics sign - Kudos 
  ---- wants to make more signs in other areas.
 --- Signs have started to appear through out the space, please read them


PR

--- we are out of PR material 


Web

--- We are aware of twitter being busted, Brad is on it


Large Projects

-- Trailer
 --- Working with some sponsors to help finish the trailer
 --- Goal is to be finished by May


Plasma cutter

 --- it's moving forward, no cutter yet but has a control board and a computer
 --- Russ might have a lead on a cutter head and tig welder 


Lighting

 -- Joe will be adding  2 6-tube fixtures, and rebuilding a couple two tube lights

Snow Plow

 -- Our landlord plows our drive, so if you see him say thanks


Fire class

 -- The front area needs cleaning, large project storage will be emptied for the duration of the event
 -- Again all fire class activity will take place outside


Doc Update

-- Ross is having some trouble with getting in contact with electromagnate
-- Last talk we had with them was 2 weeks ago
-- raised $17k to pull this off


Org

-- Let's keep up the good work
-- Cabinets might show up in the e-room


Mailing List

 -- BE EXCELLENT TO EACH OTHER


Punch List

 -- punch list is static 
 -- tabled for the next meeting


WOW

-- we currently pay $45 the new service is $75 ( it's 15 /2 ). 
-- Vote: 
   We Resolve to switch our service to WoW ( wide open west)
   Whereas we will upgrade our service at a cost of $75 / month
   For the purposes of meeting our growing interment needs.
   Ross Smith called the vote, Seconded by Eric Merrill
  Attendees: 
  Yeah:
   Eric, Ross, Trevor, Brad Ted, Ed, Paul, Matt, Steve
  Nate B. votes Neh


Cal

 -- Check the calendar for upcoming events


New Business

 -- Salvage party:  will be scheduled with Nate B is town


Call to end the meeting: Ross Smith, Seconded by Eric Merill

Ended: 9pm