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Opening remarks

Meeting Opened at 11 by RG.

Attendance: Rick Green, Yancee, Kat, Russell, Richard Foreman, Ray Lamb, Sarat, Brian Wright.

Visitors:

  • Please give your name and a brief introduction. What do you like to make?

Officer reports

What have you accomplished since the last meeting

  • President -
  • Laser etcher setup
  • Raspberry Pi Month - March. March 14th is Pi day, and on a Saturday. Definitely have a workshop on the 14th. Bring Pie for maker munchies.
  • Electrical work on the paint booth is complete.
  • Friday night numbers: 5


  • Vice President -
  • Kat
  • Figured out how to use the new laser. Excited the paint booth will be running soon
  • Tuesday night numbers: 2


  • Secretary -
  • MH
  • Need to learn more on the legal responsibilities
  • Updating wiki
  • Treasurer -
  • Summarize:
  • Gross income: $1827.44
  • Gross expense: $7106.66
  • Net income: -$5279.22
  • Current Balance: $15625.10
  • Operating expense – liabilities:
  • Financial report
  • link here:


  • Membership -
  • Wednesday night host: 2 members
  • MAR 3/31: 21
  • Historical
  • Numbers report for FEB 2020 (as of 2/29) 18 memberships(s) paid / 3 not paid
  • NOV 2019: 14
  • DEC 2019: 13
  • JAN 2020: 17 paid memberships

Host and Volunteer reports

  • Hosts
  • Monday: Jamie was not present
  • Thursday: Josh was not present
  • Rough attendance numbers
  • Marketing - Smith was not present

Old Business

  • Previous meeting minutes here:

http://makerspacemobile.org/wiki/index.php/Member_meeting_3/7/2020

  • Electrical estimate and status.
  • As of MAR 2020: AL power would need to put in a transformer that supports this. They need a commitment in terms of equipment. Current estimate is around $1700. This assuming the three phase motor will work. Greg C. suggested installing a VFD. Electrician said no.
  • As of JAN 17 : The exhaust motor for the paint booth is 3-phase, and the panel is not currently wired for 3-phase. We do have 3-phase available, BUT the power company needs to come out and connect it before we can wire it up in our panel. The electrician should have a quote to us early next week. This is the work to run the 230v for the air compressor, install a disconnect and connect the 3-phase power to the paint booth, and install a GFCI outlet for the dust collector.
  • Thanks to Heartland Electric for looking into it.
  • Rick: Will ask electric scooter folks if they have a need for three phase.
  • Rick:install a 2 phase motor explosion proof into the paint booth.
  • Decision: Install a 2 phase motor or VFD instead with a disconnect.
  • Greg C, Rick and Yancey will present pro/con and cost next meeting?
  • BYLAWS. Did the B.O.D. address these two topics:
  • The street address is wrong.
  • Also, see the last page (page 12); I think they are expired?

New Business

  • Also start the 3D Printer SIG on third Saturday of next month
  • Arduino April - still on or postpone for next year?
  • beginning: pick a day to film Rick discussing beginning Arduino. show small CNC,.
  • intermediate: Matt does a demo of temp/humid arduino board.
  • advanced: Post a link to Greg's C electric vehicle charger. this at makerspace
  • May - MobiCon is CANCELLED for May 22-24. It will be rescheduled according to FB.
  • July - cookout for Saturday July 4th.
  • 3D printing accessibility group with Daryl and Matthew
  • SUGGESTION: Makerspace members read "project e-nable" website
  • https://enablingthefuture.org/learn-more-get-involved/
  • Innovation PortAL Startup Weekend rescheduled
  • New location status
  • New laser has arrived
  • if you use it for a product you plan to resell, give a percentage back to the space
  • Anajet T-shirt printer status:
  • Evan still working on it. May be a power supply problem. Recommend pulling the power supply and checking all the MOSFETs.
  • RG: Talk to Evan review agreement for it's use. Users need to pay a fair amount over and above to print on t-shirt printer. Evan has to train people and be first priority. Written memo of understanding.
  • status: parts are sent off for repair.
  • Recommend a class on checking electronics components, and power supply repair in general.
  • Elections
  • Anything with this still needed to be discussed?
  • Nominations
  • Previous:
  • Rick Green nominates Kat for VP
  • Josh/Yancee nominate Rick Green as President
  • New
  • Nominations
  • President Rick Green. voted in.
  • VP: Kat Steel. One against; Voted in.
  • Secretary: Matthew Hinton (RG and Kat). MH membership role/postion be defined better. Voted in as secretary.
  • Treasurer: Brian W plans to step down as treasurer. No firm date. He's willing to continue as interim. Unanimous Vote.
  • Next officer meeting defined these two:
  • Membershp: MH sugested Yancey. Yancey has yet to agree.
  • Change Maketing to Marketing co-ordinater
  • Decision:
  • New Officers election
  • Bylaws will then reviewed

Item wishlist

Welding supplies and equipment from Lincoln Electric Ray Lamb may have a way to make the radial arm saw safe. Evan is bringing down an old Cameo vinyl cutter.

To-Do's

This area is to list tasks to be done by somebody by given date

*To-do:
*From MAR 2020 member meeting
*radial arm saw donation: Kat will call for money.  
*MH: ask in woodworking about desired parts.  Then MH will do ebay part out the radial arm saw.
*RG: cricket: donation drop-off.  RG will lead the effort to hack it.
*RG: link to glowforge ?

Events

Next Meeting: May 2, 2020


Meeting Closed at what time: 11:47am.