June 16 2014

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Meeting Time: 5:30pm

Location: MakeICT @ 914 W Douglas


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


Legal/Financial

  • Treasurer Report
    • Bank balance:
    • Paypal: $122.52
    • Total:

Policies and Procedures

  • 2014 Annual Meeting and Elections - June 21
- Members notified via individual email
- Send follow-up reminder as well as nominee list by end of day Tuesday
- Guests
-- Cat man (Paul)
-- Dustin?
-- Sam Knect?
-- JellyBean?
- Make stuff table(s)
-- sew owl
-- learn to solder
- Food
-- Hot Dogs
-- Burgers
-- Buns
-- Condiments
-- Salad
-- Fruit
-- Chips
-- Baked beans
-- Arduino smoked bacon (?)
-- Water
-- Lemonade
-- Cups, Napkins, Plates, Utensils
- Standing Rules
-- need to add key/access policy: probation period, buy-off from board members, equipment orientation and honor system to not use something unless you know how, rules for coming and going


Building Topics

  • New lease agreement
- signed June 16
- 6 month lease from June 15 to December 15 @ $750/month + utilities
  • Door access update
- Define access rules
  • Studio rental agreements
- send Shirley names
- set up new lease agreements

Check on progress of Community Projects

  • Bus
- next meeting July 10
  • Power Wheels Racing team
- first test drive soon

Check on progress of Member Projects

New equipment/donations

Events

  • Past
    • Riverfest STEM tent (May 30-June 6)
- estimate 900 participants
- age levels lower than expected
- building relationship with school district, supplies available to host additional workshops
    • 3D printer workshop - June 11 - 6-9 pm
    • Basic Sewing Workshop (June 14)
- went well, low attendance
- continued need for process to set up and plan workshop
  • Kansas City Makerfaire (June 28-29)
- Jens and James coordinate projects
- Projects
-- Multitouch table - Dom
-- Polar Clock - Sean
-- Drum tower - Tom
- Business cards available from Kenton
  • July Instructables Build Night with Dremels
  • Build a (mini) library workshop (Barb)


Any topics from members or guests who are present

Labor Party visit

- Space
-- desire "center of gravity" between start-ups and makers
-- space available and offering space to MakeICT
-- possibly 34' x 45' for MakeICT plus classroom, lounge, and outdoor space
-- potential spot for storage container
-- Kenton wants a floorplan
-- $500-750 rent/month
- Developer School
-- beta school starting in July
-- need funding via non-profit
-- possible connection to DevICT as well
-- Kenton will provide overview of program and benefits to us and them

Meeting closed @ 1913