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Member's Meeting 05/09/18 (edited) Chair: James Adams Minutes: James Taylor (on Ian's account) Others Present - Bob, Russel, Ian, Tom, Robert, Jack, Callum, Daniel, Hazel Summary of EMF attendance - turnout was good and we could be more organized for 2020 FirePong and BarBot were missed though Green festival coming up shortly 16th September - need more volunteers Metalwork inductions - 22nd/23rd September 2.5 Re-planning meeting - 22nd September Crapathon - 13th October Apologies on behalf of James T and James A that minutes of last meeting were not adequately recorded 2.5 Meeting Suggestions for agenda items, questions, etc that have been raised on Google Group will be included within discussion of meeting Suggestions may also be emailed to trustees@ or raised here or with any trustee Woodworking Bob Wood - main task was to clear sheet storage area and re-organising storage area Impacted by goods lift being broken Was implied repairs to control panel could be made by Friday this week Laser 229 hours usage 8 new members inducted New PC - some files on old PC to be pulled across though laser users encouraged to save to network Membership Currently 624 members, net increase of 6 members in last month Bob Wood - suggestion to send leaving emails/thanks to members who leave, this has been done where specific members have made us aware they are leaving but complicated by members leaving for short periods Snackspace Volume of sales is quite high recently Estimated 2-3 weeks to install new drinks machine (though this will require the goods lift to bring upstairs) Metalworking As previously stated metalworking inductions due 22nd/23rd september TIG welding back up and running - presents interference issues with laser cutter, extent of issue and how it might be mitigated to be solved Communications Newsletter has suffered various false starts Ali has offered to have a go at this and especially recently there have been a lot of events we can share to members Website similarly is in the process of being redesigned - currently being bug-tested Possible changes to how member's meetings are run Town hall style suggestion Bob Wood expressed concern that this could limit the genuine engagement that members see at a meeting Some members don't feel the meetings are open to them when they first join - meetings need more promoting Posters in space about member's meeting, on door of blue room especially Was also discussed whether changing frequency of meetings (or day/dates) could improve attendance, various views including opposition to reducing frequency *Meeting closed* (edited)