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Members meeting - 3 Apr 2019 Chair: James A Minutes: James T Announcements/Events: None Another Hack the Space Day/Weekend planned for summer/when weather is warmer for further painting Dan questions who is driving that event, James A confirms no-one specific allocated (James A and Sophie were responsible last time) Green Fest: Sept 15th Booking another stall - (hackspace ducks 2.0!) Rent negotiations: Bizspace appear to be making concessions allowing us to retain the security of tenure, acknowledging that we already have this Figures/level of rent increase yet to be finalised - details to be clarified e.g. if VAT is included in figures given and amount of 'backdated' rent Volunteer coordinator role still being clarified Teams updates - Woodworking: Everything seems to be working fairly smoothly, working on dust extraction Noted that the woodworking area has been quite quiet in recent months Large Project Storage: Dependent on rearranging/movement of old electronics area - new shelving has been installed in the new electronics area, waiting to be painted Discussion of using different boxes more suited to shelving Need to identify what we want to keep/dispose of from old electronics area and then identify whether to use existing/new storage boxes 2.5 Update: Electrics ring mains half way round classroom, enclosures for lighting, transformer on wall Gatekeeper to be installed for communal door this/next week Once installed access will probably retain existing 2.5 permissions in HMS Downstairs members storage room probably has 2-3 hours work to be 'ready' but other concerns that downstairs is not safe to be opened to general use/that opening to wider membership could impact the ability of the 2.5 team to finish off other areas, etc. Bob notes that 2.5 team is extremely small Had 3 members at last Tuesday's meeting CNC Update: jamestaylor [8:20 PM] Dan has run 15 workshops, with another planned next week (and beyond) jamestaylor [8:21 PM] Question about young hackers (with parents) using the CNC machine Approval from all trustees present and room that is it permitted New CNC machine is in pieces in 2.5 and the new enclosure is being built by Alex at a good pace Dan wants to buy a new computer to run existing CNC machine - existing machine is technically within spec but limits accessibility for use (edited) Enough support in CNC channel to fund pledge drive for a new computer James A wants to discuss contribution to pledge drive from space funds with trustees also Specs dicussed in CNC channel and will be listed in pledge drive at length when live Clarification that pledges reference 'suffix' can be determined by the person that starts the pledge drive i.e. Pledge-CNC... Inductions planned for new CNC machine Snackspace: Some items we have purchased have come to within 1 month of use by dates Happy for them to have price dropped/be donated to kitchen/offered to events e.g. Film Night or 2.5 team/similar Wiki team: Fantastic amount of activity on wiki - congrats all Metalworking: Will metalworking band-saw be getting a new blade? Link on wiki from startrite bandsaw page https://wiki.nottinghack.org.uk/wiki/Startrite_Bandsaw#Blades_and_Maintenance dpslwk [8:34 PM] all ready on order (edited) jamestaylor [8:35 PM] Russel mentions new blades need to be run on softer material first to improve life Events team: Dan asking about events team (currently defunct, no set budget/assigned trustee) in order to run casting workshops possible collaboration with Backlit on outside space/new basement spaces Elections: jamestaylor [8:47 PM] Schedule Early April - message to Google Groups and posters in space 19/4/19 - May 2019 election notice emails sent 26/4/19 - Nominations window opens 15/5/19 - Nominations reminder email to be sent 16/5/19 - Nominations window closes ASAP - Put candidate details on wiki 18/5/19 - Send announcement of election email 24/5/19 - Set up OpaVote with 'OpaVote emails' 25/5/19 - Voting begins 31/5/19 - Voting ends 1/6/19 - Announce results and add new trustee details on wiki, new trustee induction emails 5/6/19 - Expected trustee handover meeting with new and old trustees Multiple positions up for nomination so encouragement for others to stand Get in touch with a trustee or ex-trustee if you have questions Info will be publicized to members by emails/posters/social media Dan asked about inductions spreadsheet - looking to notify old members about outstanding requests and reset sheet End of meeting ^ Roll Call: Russ, Glen, Mike, Ali, Ali, Stephen, Dan, Bob