June 30 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: $800.58
    • Paypal: $228.73
    • Total: $1,029.31
  • Membership numbers: active members, probation
    • To Do: Add Jens' signature to bank account

Policies and Procedures

  • Board meeting schedule, place, agenda
    • Moving time to 6 PM
    • Discussion with moving the day, maybe once a month
    • To Do: Dominic will send out notice
  • Standing rules - passed vote, but need revised
    • Revise rules based on votes
    • Revote
    • To Do: Dominic will restart discussion
  • Board member expectations
    • Mission statement
      • To Do: Board members can state the mission statement
    • Email addresses
      • To Do: Board members will have <name>@makeict.org
      • To Do: John will work on setting up email addresses
    • Badges
      • To Do: Dominic will work on design


Building Topics

  • Insurance
    • Two options, $1000 each
    • Second one is simpler and clearer
    • Pay for 6 months if possible
  • Door access - need system by end of July
    • To Do: Dominic will start discussion
  • Internet
    • To Do: John will visit with Reuben's, Jens and Mike will check out other options
  • Studio rental agreements
- send Shirley names
- set up new lease agreements (1 down, 2 to go?)
- modify 2 units into 1
  • Air Conditioning
    • To Do: John will work on leak
    • To Do: Tom will work on thermostat opening
  • Sectioning off areas and organizational stuff
  • Inventory control / discretionary spending
    • Consumables
    • Tools needed
    • Tool checkout method
    • To Do: John, Tom hang whiteboard
  • The floor sucks
    • To Do: Dominic will email group for ideas
  • Signage
    • Paint side door
    • Put sign in front window

Long Term Planning

  • Equipment at Friend's (Steve Atwood)
    • To Do: John will discuss tool rental
  • Kenton Hanson
    • Code school
    • DevICT
    • Moving in
    • To Do: Speak with WCF contract/agreement with Code School
      • First beta classes 501c3 only?
      • Time frame, length of classes, other projects?
  • Status of WCF
  • Meet w/ KSBDC
  • TechShop rumor

Check on progress of Community Projects

  • Bus
    • next meeting July 10
  • Power Wheels

Check on progress of Member Projects

New equipment/donations

  • Stove?
  • Equipment
    • To Do: Jens - Thank Yous
    • Donations, no strings attached?
    • Standing rules. voting items
  • Equipment labels
    • To Do: Tool donation plaques Tom, Mike
    • To Do: John Wiki page

Events

  • Past
    • Kansas City Makerfaire (June 28-29)
    • 3 members got noticed, received awards
    • MakeICT only new team this year
    • MakeICT Power Wheels finished 4th out of 13
    • Completed project in 4 weeks
    • Handed out 600 business cards
    • To Do: John will post Milwaukee loaned motor controller
    • To Do: Trophy display case
  • July Instructables Build Night with Dremels
    • Dremels came
    • To Do: Tom picks Saturday, July 26th
  • Tom is the Event Coordinator
    • To Dos: Tom - What Instructables are on MakeICT
  • Barb is the second Director @ Large
  • Build a (mini) library workshop (Barb)
    • To Dos: Barb, Tom, Cominic
  • Bike workshops
    • Bike chain
    • Gear shifters
    • Brakes
  • Next Maker Fair
    • Need to be more organized

Any topics from members or guests who are present

  • James wants to have Wichita's first Makers Fair

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