Meeting Notes 2009-04-14

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Attendance

  • Eric M.
  • Paul
  • Sarah
  • Jim
  • Ishmael
  • Josh
  • Eli
  • Eric H.
  • Jeff
  • John S.
  • Jasna
  • Dan DDB
  • Dan K.
  • Tim S.
  • Teddie
  • Nat
  • Jordan
  • Sacha
  • Nicky
  • Adam
  • Tyler
  • Add yourself if I missed you

Come to Order - 8:10

  • Current Membership update - Ishmael
    • 34 paying members (36 by next week)
    • $2,770.20 on hand after security deposit is cashed
    • Working on a budget for the space
    • Set up funding goals
  • Insurance
    • Expecting to pay between 800 - 2,000/yr
    • Would like to insure big ticket items (like laser cutter)
  • Groups
    • Buildout
      • The nuts and bolts infrastructure, not so much the aesthetic side.
      • Sketchup, 3ds & dxf posted on the mailing list.
      • Drawn-out argument about roles of architects v. engineers.


    • Safety Committee - Sacha
      • No laser tattoos
      • Training on heavy machinery & other safe practices
      • Warninglabel.jpg
      • Current progress posted on wiki.


    • Danger Committee - Nat
      • A lot more members interested in danger than safety.
      • Details to come
  • Exit sign design competition
    • 2 weeks to complete best idea to be voted on with random materials of Eric's choosing. In this case an art deco exit sign.
      • Team flaming cookoo clock has two weeks to complete a flaming cookoo clock.
  • Next weeks meeting at the space.
    • Unless we have insurance in place, DO NOT bring anything that you don't plan on removing by the end of the meeting.
    • For those that haven't visited yet, post on mailing list for keyholders to schedule between now and next Tues.
  • Events
    • Start a pool for the first time we get an unexpected visit by the polic/fire dept.
    • Notacon
    • Versionfest
    • Chicago Nerd Social
    • Geek Prom tentative June 7
    • U of C scavenger hunt (May 7-10)
      • Nicky & Paul on Graduate/Alumni team
    • ACEN

Meeting Adjourned - 8:55