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11-5-2017_general [2017/12/02 19:45]
John Benedetto
11-5-2017_general [2018/01/21 22:40] (current)
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 +Minutes: Meeting  started at 6:05,  Notes By Adric. Editing by JT after the fact.
 +Since Celeste is on holiday, JT was to run the meeting, but he took sick.  Charel ran this meeting (Thanks, Charel! -JT)
 +1. Officer Reports
 +  * President's Report
 +    * No report this month
 +  * Treasurer's report
 +    * No report this month
 +  * Education: position currently vacant
 +  * Events Officer: position currently vacant
 +  * Membership: position currently vacant
 +  * Outreach: Charel Morris
 +    * The Return of Darth & Yoda: Star wars event at the balloon museum was good, plans are to attend next year, with an increased area. 
 +    * Recycle and Renew Event: Repair Reuse event was good,  only 5 outside Quelab persons, but it was a good event.  We would like to repeat it in January.
 +    * Stranger Things Carnival: - Neighborhood Event held at Tractor Brewing. The event went well, we netted about $90 of the ticket take,   and did Beer Lights (throwies on an silicone band). A little over 100 beer and beard lights were made and handed out.  
 +    * Rio Rancho Star wars event in January 2018.  Darren has been in communication with the Librarians, and we are on tap to return to this event.
 +  * Social Media: Rebecca Snyder
 +    * Rebecca talked about some of the posts,  not much has been reported to her aside from the RFID return
 +  * Assets: Darren Moody
 +    * Couches that were in the annex have been moved to the main classroom.
 +    * Donations area in the Annex is getting better.  We even rejected some donations.
 +    *  Working on trying to work with volunteers. 
 +  * Facilities: John Murray
 +    * Through Hannah Properties, requested the repair of roof leaks in the shop and electrical conduit, and verified the progress on those repairs, requested a repair of the overhead heater in the shop, which has not been completed. (A reminder request will be sent next week, if necessary.)  
 +    * Reported graffiti and other activities on the south side of the building.  
 +    * Furnished a spare key for the building's Knox box (a secure emergency access for the Albuquerque Fire Department).
 +    * Installed carbon monoxide detectors in the core adjacent to the public computer space and in the annex adjacent to the restroom. There is a spare detector that can be also installed in the space.  (Eric Lee sent an email to the Members List that there is a carbon monoxide detector mounted next to the laser cutter room.  Thanks Eric.)
 +    * Repaired the urinal in the annex rest room, per a request from a member.
 +  * Rental: Darren Moody
 +    * No change.  We have some spaces available for rent.
 +Area Captains
 +  * 3-D Printing: Josh Pedersen
 +    * No report
 +  * Arcade - Troy Ross
 +    * He is networking the playstation to network on PSN, and looking for feedback.   (suggestion networking with the local Game Designers)
 +  * Electronics Lab: Aaron Birenboim
 +    * apparently all the bench tool boxes went missing,  and the room keeps getting left like a pigsty.  
 +  * Fiber Arts: Sherie Pennebaker
 +    * Nothing Big,  room is working
 +  * Stained Glass: Sherie Pennebaker
 +    * No report
 +  * Laser: Craig Goldsmith
 +    * new laser cutter computer has been built and deployed (thanks JT) and the cutter settings reconfigured with the new LaserCut install.
 +    * old projects on the old computer are randomly corrupted
 +    * new test cut and engrave files created and on the new computer. These are also backed up.
 +    * red laser dot pointer is dimmer and diffused than it used to be, we are looking into it and will probably do some diagnostics and look at solutions Sunday 11/5 after the member meeting
 +  * Metal Shop: Eric Lee
 +    * The Bridgeport is down
 +  * Welding: John Murray
 +    * Removed padlock on Hot Work Area, due to missing key.  Replaced non-functional padlock with changeable combination padlock and keyed padlock in series, in case either padlock is not openable, the gate can still be unlocked.
 +    * Changed the cutting tip on the oxy-acetylene cutting torch and verified satisfactory operation.
 +  * Woodshop: Gonner Menning
 +    * Bandsaw needs a new blade; Gonner is getting a new one for it.
 +2. Old Business
 +  * Fundraising - (From what I can tell, and since no one got back to me with information about it, I think this was not discussed at meeting - JT)
 +  * Holiday Hacking? - (From what I can tell, and since no one got back to me with information about it, I think this was not discussed at meeting - JT)
 +3. New Business
 +  * Storage areas: No Storage up on the top of the storage hall!
 +  * RFID system returns!
 +    * A BIG thanks to Troy Ross for his work in updating this system!
 +    * The revised system does not blink right away,  because it checks with Wild Apricot real-time
 +  * Gonner: Tool Room: someone put a bunch of paint and chemicals in there.  Unknown whom did it,  there is a more proper storage area in the big bathroom 
 +  * SECURITY:  Crime we may have had some cars rifled Friday night
 +    * Suggestion:  Adric, a fence along the 7th street side,  from the NW corner of the building to the drive well would keep people/possible people the tracks and or  from even wanting to cut through the Quelab part of the lot
 +    * Holiday activities: There was some mention of past holiday activities and the possibility of doing something this year, but nothing was settled on.
 +Meeting Closed at 7:14pm