July 24, 2018

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Previous Meeting: July 17, 2018 Meeting Procedure Next Meeting: July 31, 2018


Time: 7:30 PM Space: Anchor Building, 2929 Spring Grove Ave.

Annual Meeting Agenda


  • Noise Curfew - Quiet hours are 10:30pm to 7am.
  • Shelf B is up for grabs. New stuff goes on Shelf C.
  • Liability waivers must be legible.
  • Label your personal supplies & tools.
  • Try to get your stuff in your Member Storage spots in a box of some sort. Request new storage spots on https://intweb.at.hive13.org
  • At the end of the meeting, please put your chair back on the cart.
  • Reminder, we are a community. Keep the space clean. If you need to have a mess, claim it on the mailing list. Use the mailing list if you are going to do a long job or will need some equipment for a specific time.

Old Business

  • Annex
    • WAP installed; cloud raised
    • Ethernet mostly installed
    • 3D Printing Area just needs to be set up.
    • Lasers are fast becoming operational.
  • Lounge
    • Walls are done.
    • Ceiling is done?
    • Flooring will be started soon; Greg needs a short break from renovation.

New Business

  • Annual Meeting Time
    • COO's Review of the Hive Improvements
    • Voting
      • Voting is online; you should have received a link.
      • The poll closes at 9:00 PM. We'll announce the results then.
      • Please feel free to use a Hive computer after the meeting to vote if you have not yet done so.

This Week in Wiki

Upcoming event

  • First Board Meeting of the 2018 Election Year is Aug. 13th.
  • Maker Faire September 15 and 16. Do we want to participate? If so, with what?
    • Repair activity
    • We need people to participate - there is a thread, so sign up


  • Band saw Fence
    • Proposed by Kevin
    • $150



  • As per usual.

Old Business

  • Lounge Update
    • Lounge is painted.
  • Annex
    • Cloud raised
    • New lights
    • New WAP installed
    • The big laser refurb project is close to complete.
      • Grounding is redundant.
      • Things are different. Focal length and power has changed.
      • Don't trust your old settings.
      • Lorin will kit the smaller laser out for higher resolution engraving work.
  • Camera update
    • Ian built a new camera server.
    • This has a stronger processor and a slot for a GPU.

New Business

  • Annual Meeting
    • Hive Improvements for 2018
      • Lounge Renovation
        • AC with heat pump.
      • Fablab/Electronics move.
      • New high definition security cameras.
      • Hive network rewiring.
      • Top of lounge mostly clear of debris
      • Consistent Saturday Cleanups.
      • Roof replacement.
      • New TIG/Stick welder
      • New rolling tool chest
      • New DeWalt sliding compound miter saw.
      • New Dremel tool with large bit assortment
      • New laser printer
      • Various hand tools (wrenches, new socket set)
      • Sheet metal air tools
      • Outreach
        • PTDR at reuseapalooza
        • Learn to solder events


  • Yearly Elections
    • Votes are open until 9:00
    • We set a record for reaching Quorum and Participation.
  • Bandsaw Fence
    • Kreig band saw fence and accessories - $150
      • Voting Members - 14
      • Abstain - 5
      • No - 0
      • Yes - 9
      • Vote passes

Treasurer Report

  • 2:1 full:student members
  • We remain cash flow positive, with a reasonable surplus.
  • Monthly expenses are about $1500. Income is about $2500.

The Week in Wiki

  • Greg updated the Electrical System for the circuit moved in the Lounge.
  • Greg updated the Wired Network with the new switch port assignments.

Upcoming Events

  • Board meeting Aug 13.

RoundTuit Round

  • Greg - Did things.
  • Dave - Working on the laser
  • Drew - First visit. Moved from Tulsa OK. Mechanical Engineer.
  • Ryan - Working on a can crusher. Recovering from a crushing migraine. At least there is symmetry.
  • Chris - Healing from plague. Obtained a new macbook before breaking the LCD on his old one.
  • Ian - CTO. Already updated us.
  • Brent - Dealing with rotten wood in his garage studio.
  • Brad - Bought a decent power supply. Tore his shoulder.
  • Lorin - Working on refurbishing the laser cutter with Dave.
  • Jim D - Continues downsizing at home. Donated some table leaves.
  • Kevin - Learning the CNC.
  • Dave L - Ry lost focus here. We all hate Ry's lack of focus. Ry is sure that Dave did interesting things, however.
  • Nancy - Adventures in medicine. Selling a friend's bike. (hopefully with permission)
  • Jeremy - Looking to get rid of some deadbolt hardware.
  • Gary P - Teaches math and engineering. First visit.
  • Tim W - Hasn't been here in a few months. Job Hunting.
  • Franklin - Mumble. Mumblemumble.
  • Scott - First visit. Recently moved to Cincinnati