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Latest revision as of 14:33, 16 June 2018

2018-03-21 Blabs meeting agenda / minutes

Agenda:

  • Treasurers report presented - prepared by Heath
  • Workshop planning for spring and summer
  • The new parking ticket stickers provided by Adam
  • Pete provided dust collection system maps for people to submit their preferred layout


Hidden agenda: Post meeting activities organized after 7pm:

  • Secure member storage area setup with shelves
  • Air compressor moved to final location in wood shop
  • Upper deck of storage unit cleared of all Blabs stuff
  • Good progress in moving smaller stuff back into space
  • Discarded some junk which made the move.
  • Car lift stood up in final location


Treasurers report - all for prior month

Expenses (monthly)
Rent $1360.75
Electricity $255
Dumpster $38.72
Internet $69.95
Gas (won't pay till insulation installed)
Total monthly $1724.42

Discussion occurred about the high electric bill, no determination was found for this. (Note after the fact: the April electric bill was only about $180, still about $60 higher than the S. Rogers location for bare minimum usage of the space.)

Income
Member Dues $1520
Outstanding dues $1760


Current Bank funds
Checking $5987.04
Savings $2377.79
Square balance $1,072.55


Buildout Funds Report
Starting balance including GoFundMe $3824.67
Spent: -107.16
-55.87
-9.83
-341.29
-82.31
-358.66
-141
-582 Paint purchase
-1150 Furniture (Pinnacle)
Total remaining as of today $996.55

Buildout funds are funds raised in 2017 specifically for the move and buildout in our current location. These funds are part of the checking account balance. It's also important to note that the electrical buildout in the metal fab area is going to cost quite a bit yet to finish.



Workshop discussion notes:

  • Blender 3D Modelling and Animation - $150 - April Alex - Tuesdays 7-9pm
    • 9 weeks, 2 hours per week
  • Needle Felting - $15 - April 7th - Dan & frieind - 2 hours
  • Soldering - $15-20 - April 20th - Gavin & Nathan - 2 hours x2
    • 2nd date - July 30th Monday
  • Laser Cutter - $40 per person + $25 materials = $65
    • April 21 and 28, 2018 - Dan - 4 hours x2
  • Machining - Nathan / April days
  • Retr0bright Day - $TBD May 5th /
  • Welding Day - Nathan, Adam, Neal - June 23rd, Sat
    • / Adam unavail June 8-10th
  • Arduino - $30
    • Steve and Jenett - April 21st / Saturday / 3-4 hours / Dates changed after the meeting
  • MicroPython & microcontrollers — $TBD - Vic - July / 2wks / 3-4 hours / Tuesday evenings
    • July 10th & 17th
  • Rain Barrel/Planters - Heath - April, TBD

TBD workshops and other notes: ones which did not yet have solid dates lined up.

  • Neopixel/IoT or Addressable RGB LED - anytime after Arduino, followup in May - TBD
    • Dan would like to help with a workshop on this
  • Oscilloscope workshop - Gavin - Later, maby August - TBD
  • Video Editing - Jason - Summer - TBD
  • Powerpoint Roulette - Jason - TBD
  • Amateur Radio - Gavin / Shelved until antennas back up, TBD
  • Full Stack class / Joey / July - TBD
  • Encryption class like we tried last year and failed - Jimmy/Steve/Nathan
  • August Laser workshop - Dan - TBD


  • Pete - wanted 4 workshop slots held for auction at Girls Inc
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