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March General Business Meeting Agenda:


NOTE: All general business meetings are open to Quelab members and members of the public. Attendance is encouraged! Please bring a potluck item to share.

Date: 2 March 2014

Time:

  • 4:30 pm Volunteer Appreciation Pot Luck Social
  • 4:55 pm 5 min of fame (Volunteers Welcome)
  • 5:00 pm General Business Meeting:

1. Agenda Review
2. Ground Rules
3. Old and New Business (18 minutes max)

  • Grand opening plans/membership drive(charel?)
  • Upcoming Classes
    • Request for more teachers
  • General Cleanup/Setup For Fire inspections
  • Continuing the build into Quelab 2.0
    • RM8(core) more in line with what we want
    • RM20(highbay) sorted out for wood/metal shop, benches, planning power
    • RM14(kitchen) plumbing, countering, shelving?
    • RM13A(Darkroom) sink, shelving, lightlock

4. Reports (5 minutes max)

  • Treasurer's report
  • Occupancy Rating paperchase
  • Calendar Review

Notes:

5minutes of fame is the surprise of the laser cutter. Donated and trucked in from AZ!!!

meeting resumed at 5:22, with greg, sheree, mike, charel, ray, alfred, adric, jeremey, matt, morgan, bandit, julie, jt, walter, addie, plus plus 4 newcomers.

Agenda reviewed

Ground rules were read.

Grand opening, May 2nd and 3rd, Friday will be VIP and main event Saturday! 10-6pm, if interested in helping join the meeting tuesday 6pm (the 4th of march)

Upcoming classes: march 22nd is rocket stoves, spraypainting space 26th, rocketstove2 29th, home brew apr5

General Cleanup:

minimum # of tables in 8

clean up piles in 20

And misc, please cleanup tools and bits, even if its not your mess. if it does not have a parking permit (and if it does if its in the way) respectfully find homes for things,

“leave the space cleaner than you found it”

Room 8:-clean up after a hack night, put tools away, put away excess tables & chairs

Room 20: inroads have been made, but there is still much to do.

Room 14 - “Kitchen” - need to find water shut off for plumbing work to proceed, counters, cabinets, electrical work

Room 13a “Darkroom” - ventilation, plumbing work, sink, light lock.

Charel mentioned chair deals on http://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/albuquerque,nm/list/current?orgid=50866

Treasurer's Report, we are to 32 members, we are in the black for about 2 months, covering rent insurance and utilities, we are funded 61% by members. need some work on pushing classes and grand opening and member drive.

if you know anyone whom should get a vip pass, send it to the grand opening committee, ( walter, addie, charel)

Occupancy Rating. We have our ABQ business licence , fire marshall will visit sometime (no specifics yet) Calendar Review happened: we went back over the calendar of classes, talked about how to do more.

Charel; brought up junkadu parade. no specific info. (http://junkado.org/)

Announcements: Juli with Mach30, open source space hardware. they need some help with groundsphere radio kits, for tracking cubesat.

Adric talked about the wells park community neighborhood association. The 25th (@6:00 pm) is their annual big event, and they would like someone from our group to talk 5 - 15 minutes about Quelab. While organizations cannot be members, members of organizations can become members of the association. Adric will be joining, but feel free to sign up if you wish (dues are $5 a year) Meeting closed at 6:25