Meeting Minutes 20120717
i3 Detroit, Regular Meeting, July 17, 2012
Start 7:30pm, held in the commons
Chair: Eric Merrill
Eric M. – The vote is open to approve spending for renting out the space, voting ends Thursday
Red Bull Challenge
Eric M. – The Red Bull Challenge starts 9pm this Thursday and ends Sunday at 9pm. Red Bull has sent us a liability waiver that all participants have to sign, it has been sent to the list. They have also sent us webcasting equipment, camera, mic, etc. We should be getting red bull tomorrow.
Eric M. - Dake has donated to us a 3-ton arbor press and a horizontal drop bandsaw. Eric picked it up, Cost about $80 to get back and forth. They are willing to help us with the contest.
Eric Merrill – Talked to henry ford about the red bull contest, they will let us bring the red bull creation into the faire.
Eric M. - We need to prepare for the party, by spending a day to clean up the space.
Brian W. – Talked to service company, hopefully will be fixed before Maker Faire. We are waiting for parts, bearings.
Steve H. - We need to refill gases.
Laser Cutter Update
Matt A. – We reached our original of $6,000 in pledges, but our new laser requires $7,000. Matt will begin collecting money from pledges for the cutter.
Eric M. – After all the money is collected, we’ll issue a stash of receipts.
Rocco M. – Want treasurer to authorize name tags, for Maker Faire party. We are supposed to print them out for networking.
Motion introduced to compensate Rocco for $40 in party supplies for Maker Faire. Votes 7 out of 7 for the motion, it passes unanimously