July 29, 2014

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Meetings
Previous Meeting: July 22, 2014 Meeting Procedure Next Meeting: August 5, 2014

Coordinates

Time: 7:30 PM

Space: Anchor Building, 2929 Spring Grove Ave.

Agenda

Old Business

  • Elections today!
  • Kenton County Library planters tomorrow. volunteers?
  • Space updates.
  • Detroit Maker Faire recap
  • CAC night recap.
  • Laser cutter donation.

New Business

  • DIYBio meet up next week
  • game day saturday
  • T-shirts.
  • Power Series racing.
  • Area managers for the Hive?

Attendees

  • Mike--I voted today!
  • Ian B
  • Daniel M
  • Jim--power tool drag racing
  • Will--new member!
  • Ryan
  • Jim--president elect, titanian easter egg, maker faire.
  • Shadoxx--volunteered to be come secretary. there will be themee music.
  • Chris Hodapp--fermemted
  • Paul (m)
  • Coy
  • Dave (m)--Detroit
  • Julian--Shapeoko
  • Elly--almost finished coffee table.
  • Jon
  • Savannah
  • Dustin
  • Nancy
  • Tifanny
  • John--DIYBio interest!
  • Franklin--power tool drag racing
  • Joseph--arc fitting algorithm
  • Marvin (virtual)


Minutes

  • Elections happened at the start of the meeting
  • Mike and Jon explained voting procedure.
    • This is the official "Annual Meeting": elections and by-laws changes
      • no by-law changes were proposed this round.
    • full members and student members can vote, but not E-Lite donators.
    • For electing directors (board members), cast 3 votes divided as you choose.
  • Ballot sheets were passed around to voting members
  • Uncontested officer positions:
    • President: Jim Sheely
    • CFO: Jim Dallam
    • COO: Jon Neil
    • CTO: Ryan (Twist)
    • Secretary: Brandon AKA Shadoxx.
  • 6 people were running for 5 board positions:
    • Ian Wilson
    • Jim Dallam
    • Dave Meninger
    • Daniel McNamara
    • Brandon AKA Shadoxx
    • Dave Blundell
  • Apologies for any mispellings!!
  • there will be a week of online voting for members who couldn't make it
    • Jon sent an email, voting members please respond!!
      • per the bylaws, we need to achieve quorum!
  • Mike--Kenton County Library
    • DIY planters activity for kids TOMORORROW, 6:30
    • volunteers wanted
    • Mike will send email.
  • Jim and others: Detroit Maker Faire recap
    • Power tool drag racing happened!
    • Did not have enough entrants for a bracket.
    • Harbor freight house bots gave their all.
    • People had fun.
    • "Maker of Merit" and "awesome" badges-- we got some ribbons...
    • Lots of cool stuff--flaming ski-ball, etc.
    • Cincinnati maker faire is next drag race.
    • Jon--perhaps we should do a build night, with tools ready to go.
  • Jon- space updates.
    • large format printer deal finally worked out. $1250.
      • they will pick it up!
    • tool posts for lathe--not yet ordered, but it will happen.
  • CAC night happened
    • It was a success.
    • Twist--will try to keep relationship going.
  • Twist--request for comments on welding aluminum on mailing list.(not a ton of interest)
    • equipment would be about $300.
    • TIG welding aluminum may be easier, and we may be getting one of these...
  • Discussion: Better ventilation for welding room
    • Will--could we get a whole house fan?
    • some discussion followed about what we would need, what size, etc.
      • Jim--for TIG, we don't want TOO much air flow.
    • Dave--why not just ask a welding shop for advice
    • Dave--if someone is getting a TIG welder here, lets' just go with that for aluminum.
    • Elizabeth has donated an argon bottole
  • T-shirts!
    • there are a limited number of Hive13 shirts, and a larger number of power tool drag race shirts.
    • Previously selling them for $20--sounds like we will stick with that.
      • Jim can run credit cards
    • would rather not take cash any longer.
    • some discussion about giving free shirts to members for volunteering, being awesome, etc.
  • Jim--Saw power series racing at maker faire
    • this would be good for the hive to do in the future.
    • $500 budget max--various rules
    • good for experience with motor, bateries, etc.
    • promotional piece.
    • put $700 of hive money to make this an official hive project?
    • Nancy--are there rule changes year to year?
    • Jim--some safety rule changes. Like this year, need physical brakes.
    • we are automatically invited to new york maker faire.
    • there will be one at the atlanta mini maker faire in october.
    • expect a vote next week on funding this as an offical project.
  • Mike--DIYBIO!
    • a few members (Mike, John, Jason) are interested in DIYBio projects.
    • meeting next week (aug 5) after update meeting, talk about projects, funding, space, etc.
  • Dustin--for changing the bylaws--could change them at a different meeting 6 months after the officer election.
    • this would allow new officers to not have to deal with new bylaws too.
    • some discussion followed of pros and cons.
    • Bylaw meeting can be called at any time if there is quorum.
  • Jon--sorta bylawish topic--AREA MANAGERS
    • several people have suggested AREA MANAGERS for the Hive
    • other spaces do this, it works.
    • responsibility for...
      • keeping area clean (making sure that people clean up their mess, not being a maid)
      • keeping the machines working
      • teaching how use equipment.
    • 5 areas:
      • wood working
      • electronics
      • fab lab
      • dirty room/welding
      • lounge/kitchen/common area.
    • tentative proposal: area managers get half off their membership dues.
    • Do not want to get into implementation details. tonight, but...general thoughts/complaints?
      • In a week or two, get a group together and flesh it out.
    • Various discussion follows.
    • Dave--don't want to fall into the idea that they do the cleaning for everyone else.
      • big part of job would be calling people out if they make a mess, rather than just cleaning it.
    • Nancy--if someone leaves their stuff lying around...whose responsibility?
  • Tiffany--we should have training for the 3D printers!
    • Jim S--could probably put something together for gigabot
    • Jon--this is the sort of thing that becomes responsibility of area manager.
  • John--crazy idea--buy out entire anchor building with kickstarter funding?
    • If we are going to buy a building, not this one probably...
    • a few people express liking kickstarter idea, when/if we do need to expand.
    • Garden Street has bought all these buildings on the strip, unlikely to want to sell.
    • Some discussion followed about expanding space..
    • Twist--we are not at the point of needing to expand yet. We should define what that point looks like.
  • Jim D--laser cutter donation
    • Can someone with a pickup trick help Jim move it from Delhi in about 2 weeks?