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 +====== April 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: 08 April 2018
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 +Time:
 +  * 5:00 pm Potluck
 +  * 6:00 pm Community Meeting
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 +1. Board Report
 +  * The Board has not met since the previous monthly meeting, no board report today.
 +
 +2. Officer Reports
 +  * President'​s Report
 +  * Treasurer'​s report
 +    * We’ve got ~10K.  Middle april wil be our quarterly electric bill to see if the high rates continue
 +    * Move to US Bank is still in process
 +  * Education: position currently vacant
 +  * Events Officer: position currently vacant
 +  * Membership: JT, acting
 +    * 100 active members!
 +    * 76 Sustaining, 8 Associates, 16 student members
 +    * Outreach: Charel Morris
 +  * Social Media: Rebecca Snyder
 +    * Mini Maker Faire in two weeks. ​ If you’re a maker, feel free to send her pics
 +    * She is coordinating volunteers for the Quelab tent
 +    * Josh issued a personal challenge: Bring a person that has never attended a MakerFaire
 +  * Donations: John “JT” Benedetto
 +    * Just got a donated Delta 12” chop saw with portable stand! ​ The current Dewalt chop saw is on loan to us (not Quelab property), so this is a welcome donation!
 +  * Facilities: John Murray
 +    * Purchased tools and adhesive for lab space floor tile repairs. ​ (Jesse T. procured a box of floor tiles for the repair areas).
 +    * Took electrical meter readings at the beginning and end of March to attempt to determine if the electrical usage amounts are reflecting the amounts for which Quelab is being charged.
 +    * Recycled the contents of the cardboard and glass recycling drums.
 +  * Rental: Darren Moody
 +    * No changes in benches being rented / available.
 +    * Side notes:Thank you to those involved in spreading the two rows of benches making more room between them.
 +    * Also a note to those renting bench space... please be mindful of '​migrating'​ to bench / table space beyond what is being rented. It's fine to use other space when you're there working, but please consolidate everything back to your rental space when done.
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 +  * Area Captains
 +    * 3-D Printing: Josh Pedersen
 +      * No change
 +    * Arcade - Troy Ross
 +      * No report given
 +    * Digital Arts
 +      * Trouble lining up the paper, repeated error of the printhead
 +      * Ray thinks the one error is the power supply flaking out…
 +      * It has been suggested to leave it off for ten minutes ​
 +    * Electronics Lab: Aaron Birenboim
 +      * Some new equipment, still to go through. ​ Looks promising.
 +    * Fiber Arts: Sherie Pennebaker
 +      * The big juki sewing machine is wonky right now - some parts missing, no borked or broken tag placed on it
 +      * Old machines keep appearing; she will start disposing of them.
 +      * A new glass cutter appeared in the glass room
 +      * We will probably need a full tuneup after MMF if they go to the MMF
 +      * As far as Craig knows, no need for machines this year 
 +    * Laser: Craig Goldsmith
 +      * Ongoing problems - laser cutter left on, room a mess, not cleaning up the bed
 +      * Actively working with the roller tool to figure out, document, make consistent working. ​ Once it’s figured out, he will be doing small personal training
 +      * If anyone has an idea what the ‘save password’ is for the saving of configuration files on the cutter? ​ Craig & Adric will work on this.
 +    * Metal Shop: Eric Lee
 +      * No injuries reported.
 +      * The shear, brake, & roll machine is broken, needs welded on the other side
 +    * Welding: John Murray
 +      * Nothing to report
 +    * Woodshop: Gonner Menning
 +      * No report given 
 +
 +3. Old Business
 +  * Albuquerque Maker Faire in two weeks 4/20-4/21
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 +4. New Business
 +  * Special Election snafu.
 +    * Personal emergency - ballots to go out tonight
 +    * Election to run through Wednesday evening about 9:00 p.m.
 +  * New neighbors - Iron Dragon metal works, 660 Haines, right next door!
 +    * Rebecca, jesse, Adric have all talked with them.  They are interested in setting up deals with us
 +    * Supposed to be moving in a waterjet
 +    * Should be open in a week or two
 +  * New donation - John Murray ​
 +    * Someone stopped by, said he has some glass & a blacksmith shop - interested in donating a forge & some blacksmithing tools
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 +Meeting adjourned 6:40 p.m.
 +
  
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