Member meeting 7/27/2019
Meeting Opened at 11:10 by MH (7/27/2019) Location: our existing location on St. Francis Street closed out: 12:40 p.m.
- Amy Phan
- Rick Green
- Brian Wright
- Nick Noble (newish member)
- Matthew Hinton
- Jamie Hinton
- Josh Rhodes
- Amy and Casey Levens
- Bull Steele
- Kat Steele
What have you accomplished over the last month, what are you going to do next, are there any roadblocks/risks.
Hosting Fridays successful artwalks. July cancelled 12 people stopped by new members: Amy and Casey Levens joined from Mobicon Library work : 3d printer,
PLANS FOR NEXT MONTH:
Kat covering 8/2 hosting new facility work
Vice President - new facility work Spark IoT boards. Requires an Internet connection. He got makerspace pkg. TIE fighters made for donation. From artwalk
Secretary - MH still as acting Editing wiki Plan out wiki upgrade with Brian sidebar discussion on makerspace website
- Gross income: $516.89
- Gross expense: $715.70
- Net income: -$202.93
- Current Balance: $10,212.58
- Operating expense – liabilities: see report
- Financial report
- Link here: http://makerspacemobile.org/wiki/images/8/85/Makerspace_Accounting_Breakdown_2019-07-27.pdf
Marketing - No one in current position Intern: this may be possible ?
Membership - Reading over i3 makerspace wiki to learn how they do things Goal: self service options must have: RFID is a must, Paypal, email functionality, nice to have: google calendar integration Plan: introduce myself to i3 request a demo/test account on the wiki and CRM Alternately: set up own copy of CRM on an AWS instance test Reference: Link: https://www.i3detroit.org/wiki/New_Member_Orientation Their CRM link https://i3detroit.org/crm/ CRM software (documentation and github) here: https://github.com/elplatt/seltzer move this topic to a separate meeting side bard discussion https://civicrm.org/
- Tuesday: Leven, Nick. Jen requested move progress report.
- Wednesday: 2 - 3 members typically
- Thursday: nothing
- Friday: busy
New location decision ? Board approved we need to move. Board decided to move to 805 Church street. Pencil company would have not been move in ready. Massive remodel cost. Monthly cost: $2600/month Currently 14 memberships Short term goal: 20 membership by AUG 19 GSUM. Is this doable ? Jointer purchase on hold until new location Previous meeting minutes here:
- New Location
discuss what will be needed to move forward see costs above Short term goal: 20 memberships by AUG 19 mid to long term goal: 54 membership by ??? corporate memberships getting commitments from current membership planning a large membership drive. How? Website : what we would like to do. List different capabilities.
- Lucius - if we do not meet goal, then GUSM. Will talk to math dept folks
- Josh concern is with asking folks to sign before we have the space.
- Brain: ask for a membership as a deposit towards new space. 2 months cushion. (ask to clarify )
- Jamie : concerns about getting to 50 people Maintaining that folks.
- Flyer hand out. Concerns [Amy L, “Bull” ]
- Kat : anything/nothing planned. Laginappe calendar. Mobile Arts Council calendar. City of mobile calendar.
Nick N – reaching people. November pensacola makerfaire. GnG contacts. Bull introduction Rick – concern to maintain. Has contacted SW Alabama chamber of commerce. Review spreaheet for contacts/lists email sending to 200 people in address book [MH] Kiwanis visit Rotary club visit DAV/VFW visit Take a flyer to VA in Tillman’s corner. SCA visit [Levens] Landlord has chamber of commerce memebership Events GnG Marketing. [Nick] Russ Gilder drone New Location – RFID / alarm RG is set on integration Red Mountain. Uses physical key alarm system as a secondary access control. alarm system for fire and burglar. Good reasons for Monitoring fee and city permit fee. Possible: Amy and Casey Levens ?? New Location – associate membership guest associate membership
This area is to list tasks to be done by somebody by given date
*To-do: *Survey 200 people that contacted us as to interest and to know we are moving.[MH+???] *send website webmaster contact info to MH [RG] *Survey 200 people that contacted us as to interest and to know we are moving. *FB followup [RG, Amy L] *website update. This with the church street layout Example: https://www.i3detroit.org/wiki/Category:Zones [BW, RG]
Next Meeting: AUG. 17 (before deadline) WHAT TIME? 1100 a.m WHERE? Francis street