April 7 2014

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Meeting Time: 5:30pm Location: Bluebird Arthouse

All members are welcome to attend, and non-board members can join the conversation when invited.


Legal/Financial

  • Treasurer Report
    • Bank balance: $551.65
    • Paypal: $414.60
    • Total: $966.25
  • Taxes
- question about whether to file as a "for-profit" corp or as a non-profit; want to file as non-profit
- James will file and will also work on 2013 summary for annual report
  • Wild Apricot
- current members in system
- will continue to add others with expired membership

Policies and Procedures

Check on progress of Building Topics/Projects

  • Door access update
- card reader doesn't read everything
- going to research new card reader
  • EL Sign
- will add holes and wire hangers
- instructable being created
  • Bus
- controller connected but nothing happened
- discovered that motor was connected wrong, and now controller led blinks an error code
  • 3D printer explanation video
- to do
  • Cleanup Dropbox/Google Drive
- to do

Check on progress of Member Projects

New equipment/donations

Events

  • (Real) Computing for Humans and other Non-robots (April 19th)
  • ICT Unconference
- MakeICT presence
  • Wichita Art and Book Fair (May 9-11)
- Will check on times for setup and whether or not we should be there Friday night
- Dom plans to bring his table
- 3D printer
- James laser spirograph
- will set schedule/work shifts at next meeting
  • Basic Sewing Workshop (May 17)
  • Riverfest (May 30-June 6)
- may need to have a "kit" building day in preparation
  • School STEM Days
    • April 17 - Mead Middleschool
    • May 1 - Mclean Magnet
  • Kansas City Makerfaire (June 28-29)
- will submit application
  • Hello World Program (summer)
- will ask for more info

Any topics from members or guests who are present

Meeting closed @ 1848