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 +====== November Community Meeting Agenda: ======
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 +NOTE: All community meetings are open to members of the public. Attendance is encouraged! Please bring a potluck item to share.
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 +Date: 04 November 2018
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 +Time:
 +5:00 pm Pot Luck
 +6:00 pm Community Meeting
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 +1. Board Report
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 +2. Officer Reports
 +  * President'​s Report
 +    * No major report
 +  * Treasurer'​s report
 +    * Nov dues are not all final due to the dates with the weekend
 +    * $1k in checking, $6k in savings
 +    * Have received electric bills for 2nd & 3rd quarter, about $900 each, as expected
 +    * We have an outstanding balance with JanPro that we will be taking care of it
 +    * We have suspended service with JanPro temporarily due to our current financial situations
 +    * Please clean up after yourself
 +    * The building has been sold, have a new landlord. ​ The new one seems a little more organized than the old  one
 +  * Education: position currently vacant
 +  * Events Officer: position currently vacant
 +  * Membership: position currently vacant
 +    * JT Reporting: 104 members currently
 +  * Outreach: Charel Morris
 +    * Railyard Market was a success with Zoot and Troy representing the ABQ MAKER Community.
 +    * Nothing on the calendar for Nov or Dec.
 +    * Watch for an upcoming announcement from Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire!! ​
 +  * Social Media: Rebecca Snyder
 +    * Tuesday, 11-6 (Election Day!), we are doing a fundraiser with a local popup seasonal toy store. 1 block west of Carlisle & Central. ​ They will donate a 15% portion of their profits up to $400 & 20% after that.
 +    * Rebecca showed some photos she took at the store
 +    * The flyer has been emailed, and mentioned on facebook as well
 +    * We might be allowed to set up a table at the shop
 +  * Donations: John “JT” Benedetto
 +    * Received an electronic-related donation
 +    * Darren is selling parts of this donation
 +    * With the cleanout of the tote shelf in the Annex, much of what was left behind will be considered donations
 +    * Sharie talked with the donor of glazes and directed them to the senior center ​
 +  * Facilities: John Murray
 +    * Nothing to report ​
 +  * Rental: Darren Moody
 +    * Nothing to report
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 +===== Area Captains =====
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 +  * 3-D Printing: Josh Pedersen
 +    * Mystery donation of parts for a CNCSeeME Rostock. Unfortunately,​ these will not fit OUR CNCSeeMe printer.
 +    * Josh to send out a note asking about these parts
 +  * Arcade - Troy Ross
 +    * No report submitted
 +  * Digital Arts - Darrel Knutson
 +    * Should have a new roll of vinyl next week
 +    * Prices for the digital arts lab will be going, details to come
 +  * Electronics Lab: Aaron Birenboim
 +    * Nothing to report
 +  * Fiber Arts: Sherie Pennebaker
 +    * Mystery organizer, the room is very nice now!
 +    * Going to make little dog coats
 +  * Laser: Craig Goldsmith
 +    * Z axis auto focus probe broken earlier this week
 +    * The auto focus probe also serves as a limit stop, so the bed cannot be crashed into the lens
 +    * You CANNOT use the cutter unless you are trained in manual focus by Craig
 +    * Possible fix for the probe this week (Thanks, Josh!). Otherwise, we will need to purchase a new probe
 +    * Still no food or drink except water allowed in the room
 +  * Machine Shop: Denus Muradov
 +    * No report submitted
 +  * Welding: John Murray
 +    * Remounted the plastic flash curtains
 +  * Woodshop: Gonner Menning
 +    * Nothing to report
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 +3. Old Business
 +  * 3d Tape sculpture workshop
 +    * Can ‘clone’ something with plastic wrap & tape
 +    * Fun little workshop, Jacob attended (son of a member
 +    * Netted us about $35 to our coffers
 +  * ColorWheel Fundraiser (Quelab fundraiser) (discussed under Social Media Officer Report
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 +4. New Business
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 +  * Craig: MakerFaire is going to be April 6th & 7th @ Expo New Mexico
 +    * In Via Espania & Floral Arts building
 +    * Quelab most likely in Floral Arts
 +    * NO TENTS, NO GENERATORS
 +    * Using Via Espania booths for individual makers
 +    * Will be parking fees
 +  * Ornaments Fund Raiser (Private)
 +    * Darren has purchased some plans & is selling ornaments to benefit Quelab from his profits
 +    * $4 each, with a price break for a set
 +    * White & Clear acrylic, wood by request
 +    * Larger can be done custom, up to 24” by 36”
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 +Adjourned 7:04 p.m.
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