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1
7:12pm to 8:12pm

In Attendance: Jeremy, Dale, Adrian Ba, Candi, Adrian Bo

AGENDA:

1. Jeremy: Go through the wishlist, remove things we have already.
2. Dale: Hack Your Hackerspace
3. Adrian Bo: Crafts


MINUTES:

1. Jeremy: Go through the wishlist, remove things we have already.
- The Wish List is now a wiki.
- Shop Manager should manage it.
- We culled the list as best we could.
- xerocraft.org/wishlist

2. Dale: Hack Your Hackerspace
- Fill the cracks in the classroom floor with a mix of glue and sawdust.
   - White wood glue, $12-14 per gallon. Roughly 3 gallons should fill the cracks in the classroom.
   - Let's test a square foot section.
   - First step is to apply glue/sawdust mix. When it dries, second step is to apply sealer coat of garage floor paint.
   - 4 person job, 1 person to clear out junk, 1 person follows with vacuum to get debris, 1 person to mix sawdust and glue, 1 person to apply it.
   - Tools: mixing tub, 2 spatulas (putty/drywall knives, Dale has some), 2 scraping tools.
- Adrian Ba: Continue vacuuming in basement classroom.
- Use Great Stuff expanding sealant (window and door) to fill the crack between the east wall and the dock to protect against rain.
   - First step of a two-step process: apply silicone-based caulking over Great Stuff.
   - It would be great to do the whole perimeter of the basement.
   - Apply blue tape on underside to stop foam from expanding into basement.
   - UV will destroy Great Stuff
   - Adrian Ba: Instead of Great Stuff, we could use foam rods, pushed in with a stick.
- Dig out the sump on the ramp.

3. Adrian Bo: Crafts
- There are a lot of people interested in helping Candi organize Crafts.
- ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will setup Candi's Xc email.
- ACTION ITEM: Adrian Bo will setup Candi with a keyfob.
- ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will get Candi a front door key.
2
7:23pm to 8:00pm

In Attendance: Jeremy, Adrian Bo, Adrian Ba, Kasady, Chris H, Don, Thomas J, David L

*Jeremy: talk to Thomas about KMKR

1. Adrian: Tucson Game Developers
2. Adrian Bo: Calendar
3. Adrian Bo: Hack Your Hackerspace
4. Adrian Bo: Wishlist

1. Adrian: Tucson Game Developers
- Chris lost his space at CoLab. They're looking for a new space.
- Monthly, they need a space to meet and have discussions. Occasionally, they have Game Jams that can run for a couple of days.
- They meet last Tuesday of the month but they can change it.
- David L is the Group Activities Organizer.
- Tucson Game Developers were not paying CoLab.
- Chris inherited the group a year ago.
- During a Thursday Open Hack?
- Kasady: There can be a lot of noise.
- Adrian: Wednesday could work, too.
- Adrian Bo: Informational displays around the space, introduction to RPi or Unity engine courses would be helpful.
- Chris: TGD could do design work for us, too.
- Adrian Bo will be here Wednesday, Feb 21 at 6:30 to volunteer for the first TGD meeting at Xerocraft.

2. Adrian Bo: Calendar
- Jeremy removed dumpster from the calendar.

3. Adrian Bo: HYH
- David L: Move the green drum sander downstairs, finish the jointer dust collector, tidy up Metal Shop. Move enameling kiln to the basement. Beware of pickling acid!
- Adrian Bo: Relocate light in Electronics Dept, vacuuming,
- ACTION ITEM: Talk to Yair about backlit Xerocraft logo.
- ACTION ITEM: Ask Shop Managers for work to do.
- Adrian Bo: Knock down the wall behind 3D printers, resurface more Samsonite tables.
- Remove unwanted chairs.

4. Adrian Bo: Wishlist
- On xerocraft.org, Support Us tab > Wishlist. It's now a wiki.
- Wishlist was very out of date.
- ACTION ITEM: Next Steering Committee we'll go through the wishlist, remove things we have already.
- ACTION ITEM: Shop Managers should handle wish list for their departments.
3
7:17pm to 8:00pm

In Attendance: Jeremy, Adrian Bo, Adrian Ba, Michelle, David L, Terry G, Devon, Mark, Dale

* Devon and Mark are interested in volunteering
* David: BASIS student senior projects: going to use Xerocaft to complete them.
* ACTION ITEM: Update the front door sign.

AGENDA:

1. Adrian Bo: Consensus and why it's bad
2. Adrian Bo: Next Hack your Hackerspace event


MINUTES:

1. Adrian Bo: Consensus and why it's bad
- Though consensus is counterproductive, do-ocracy is worse.
- Adrian Ba: Not everything should require consensus.
- David: Getting consensus from EVERYONE is impossible and bogs down projects.
- Adrian Bo: "I can't ask others about this because they'll shut it down" is something we need to stop.
- For example, any construction that adds to or takes from the building must go through David, Mike R, Dale and Adrian Ba.
- Don't do things on your own. Ask someone else for input.
- Adrian Ba: A list of what requires Shop Manager, Board, consensus approval, etc would help.
- Adrian is going to introduce new wording to restructure overall command structure of Xerocraft.

2. Adrian Bo: Next Hack your Hackerspace event
- Adrian Ba: Battlestation for jewelry needs to be reassembled so Adrian can rewire it.
- Adrian Bo: Put the Xerocraft backlit metal logo back up.
- Get rid of Jeremy's display case? Or move it to the left of the front door.
4
7:07pm to 8pm

* Michelle has a friend who runs his own record label, 80-20 Records, who has music we can air.
* Mary of TEDx wants to do a show about interesting people doing cool things in Tucson, innovators.


In Attendance: Jeremy, Michelle, Terry G, Adrian Ba, Adrian Bo, Emilia, Terry N, Dale


AGENDA:

1. Jeremy: Hack Your Hackerspace
2. Michelle: Jewelry Dept update
3. Terry G: Same rules on production runs on the laser cutter, charitable contributions
4. Emilia: Regarding supplies and money
5. Emilia: Ideas for classes
6. Adrian Bo: Charitable subsidiary
7. Terry N: Bit Buckets announcement
8. Dale: Scheduling on the event calendar
9. Terry N: Camp


MINUTES:

1. Jeremy: Hack Your Hackerspace
- Move the green drum sander downstairs, connect it to the cyclone and larger dust collector.
   - The dust collector downstairs that's connected to the CNC is not big enough for the cyclone.
   - This needs more planning.
- The spot for the swamp cooler in the basement is not ready yet.
   - Mike R had a ventilation guy come in. He said that a swamp cooler would make humidity skyrocket.
   - Just use the blower with an intake manifold next to the basement door as a temporary measure.
   - We need to talk with Mike R some more about it.
- Sweep the stairs.
- Jeremy: Secure the basement door.
- Paint the classroom wall and stairs.
- Paint the classroom tables.
   - They would be unusable until they dried.
   - We have spare tables in storage we can replace them with.
   - Replace table tops with masonite and paste-wax it.
- Did we have a list on Google Drive of HYH events?
- Let's assign a Project Manager
   - Tables: Adrian Ba will get materials.
   - Door: Dale
- Remove light fixtures.
- Get transformer coils ready for scrapping.

2. Michelle: Jewelry Dept update
- The pit is just about done.
- Michelle needs metal grate flooring, 1.5" thick.
- She wants to set up workstations, a deep sink, torch station, hard top for the battlestation.

3. Terry G: Same rules on production runs on the laser cutter, charitable contributions
- A production run is where someone makes many copies of something, either for charity or to sell.
- Chuck's model makers group uses it.
- Last year it was $20/hour.
- Consensus: Keep the same rate from last year until we get metering of laser cutter use, then the Board will decide.

4. Emilia: Regarding supplies and money
- What about supplies for classes?
- Michelle: You can ask attendees to bring their own. We will reimburse you for purchases, just submit a receipt. We can also do purchases on your behalf.
- We have some acrylics in Crafts, more upstairs.
- Terry N: Our instructors donate a lot of things.
- Terry G worked the price into kits he put together for the pen-turning class.

5. Emilia: Ideas for classes
- What classes should she teach?
- She can do beginner and advanced.
- Perspective drawing,
- Do a poll on Facebook? We can do polls on the website. Google Form grabs users' emails.
- Esposito Bros want to do a molding class.
- Charcoal donation box for people to donate chips from their fireplaces. Good for drawing.
- Jeremy will help with Google Form.

6. Adrian Bo: Charitable subsidiary
TABLED

7. Terry N: Bit Buckets announcement
- New build season. Students are here a lot. New game! Their calendar is now synced with our calendar.
- Dale says end times of meetings are not posted. Terry says you have to click on it to see them.
- Is black toolbox parked illegally?

8. Dale: Scheduling on the event calendar
- This morning, Pima Engineering Club kids came in to use the space for a meeting. They're members but most are not keyholders.
- Dale can't see end times of events. That will make scheduling difficult.
- Michelle will tell David to talk to them.
- ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will remove all-day events and look for "end time" setting.


9. Terry N: Camp
- A Google Form will go out soon for prospective volunteers.
- Last year we missed AZDS advertising for camps.
- Adrian Bo met with some prospective volunteers.
5
7:10pm to 7:46pm

In Attendance: Jeremy, Adrian Bo, Adrian Ba, Hector

AGENDA:
1. Christmas Party
2. Hack Your Hackerspace
3. Publicity


MINUTES:

1. Christmas Party
- Dec 16 at 6pm.
- Food, drinks, fun!
- ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will advertise on our social networks.

2. Hack Your Hackerspace
- HYH for December is canceled for the holidays.
- Tasks:
   - Terry G: Move panels to the left of the back door to the basement.
   - Adrian Bo: Build a donation box for the front door.
   - Adrian Bo: Re-label Electronics Dept labels that are unreadable.
   - Storage for small wood shop scraps, compensates for short storage above sheet storage that Terry G couldn't build. Adrian Ba has plans. Requires pre-planning.
   - Next Monday at 7pm, Adrian Ba will work on moving the conduit in the classroom. Laser cutter computer will need to be moved to another circuit during this time.
- ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will advertise the conduit work on Monday.

3. Publicity
- Adrian Bo maintains a list of tasks to be performed on XIS.
6
7:06pm to 8:21pm

In Attendance: Jeremy, Terry N, Dale, Brook, Josh, Emilia, Michelle, Adrian Bo, Adrian Ba, Terry G, Candi, John H, David L

- David L: Bandsaw is fixed.
- David L: 3D printing class for instructors went very well. 25 attendees!
- Jason P: Has a very successful 3D printing class during Cindy's sewing class.
- Terry G: Pat is hosting a potluck get-together of artists on Saturday.
- Dale: The REX sewing machine now has a speed control.
- Dale: The T-1100 printer is functional.

- Terry G: Next HYH: Move panels to the left of the back door to the basement.

AGENDA:

1. Jeremy: Discuss the previous Hack Your Hackerspace. What worked and what can be improved.
2. Jeremy: Some drivers who parallel park in front of the warehouse are getting tickets when parked for over two hours.
3. Terry N: Candi Carol, Shop Manager of Crafts?
4. Terry N: KMKR update
5. Dale: Cutting new front door keys
6. Josh: New City High interns
7. Emilia: Classes, kitchen shop manager, jewelry dept
8. Adrian Bo: Folding tables


MINUTES:

1. Jeremy: Discuss the previous Hack Your Hackerspace. What worked and what can be improved.
- Michelle thought the turnout was pretty good. Once a month event seems to not be killing volunteer interest.
- Dale: Space under whiteboards is useless. 8-10 inch shelving with tow room under?
   - Terry N: Asks for 4 inch shelving. She envisions tape, pencils, tools, crafts, one item deep. Not too deep that things get lost.
      - Shelves would be inset in the wall, making them deeper.
- Adrian Bo has an idea to make shelves 12 inches deep.
- Adrian Ba was unable to finish the conduit work due to the computer in the laser cutter dept being used. He will do it at another time when he can shut down the power.
- Josh: What if we made flyers?

2. Jeremy: Some drivers who parallel park in front of the warehouse are getting tickets when parked for over two hours.
- Liam was ticketed $42 for parallel parking for over 2 hours in front of the warehouse. Parallel parking directly in front of the warehouse is also 2-hour only parking, though there is no sign nearby.
- Michelle: City is not obligated to post signs.
- Dale: When a car is moved, it must be moved at least one block away.
- The dirt lot behind Xerocraft is the best bet.
- Tuesday and Friday meetings are affected by this.

3. Terry N: Candi Carol, Shop Manager of Crafts?
- Candi volunteers at WTF. Teaches a bunch of classes for them. Jewelry, clay sculpture. She has access to a kiln at a nearby school.
- Josh: If you don't want to do it anymore, please tell us.
   - Adrian Bo: Deputy Shop Manager to help with "burnout".
- Shop Manager approval might be a Board thing. We have a Board meeting Sunday.
   - Michelle: Does Board handle Shop Manager approval? We should sort that out at the meeting.
- ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will connect Candi with email.
- CONSENSUS: Candi is the new Shop Manager of Crafts.

4. Terry N: KMKR update
- We got some donations! We need less than $1000.
- $300 from Cathode Corner. Andy P gave $50. Dale gave $100.
- ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will re-submit an extension.

5. Dale: Cutting new front door keys
- We're going to install a panic bar. When we do that we will have to hand out new keys.
- Keys are about $0.75 each.
- We have a key cutting machine.
- Dale will put on a key making and understanding workshop on Wednesday. We need to produce about 70 keys.
- Adrian Bo: When we hand out keys we should also reacquaint keyholders with their responsibilities (also new responsibilities). We should methodically go through each person and make sure they understand.
- Adrian Bo: That can be part of the next Hack your Hackerspace.
- Josh has a clear lock he can donate.

6. Josh: New City High interns
- Brook will be interning for Josh at City High on Tuesdays for Maker Club. He wants to get her acquainted with volunteer work and classes she can take at Xerocraft.
- Brook likes to draw. She wants to get into woodworking. She knits and crochets.

7. Emilia: Classes, kitchen shop manager, jewelry dept
- She's interested in do jewelry classes like setting, etc. She can also do painting and drawing classes.
- She's also interested in helping out in the Jewelry Dept
- Jeremy: Mike B was interested in being Kitchenette Shop Manager but seems to have stopped coming by. Liam has expressed some interest in being Kitchenette Shop Manager. Emilia could be a Deputy Shop Manager.
- ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will add Emilia, Candi and Brook to Discussion and Staff lists.

8. Adrian Bo: Folding tables
- A lot of space in the basement is filled with unused folding tables. Can we get rid of them? Give them to WAMO? Make them communal? Rent tables when we need them?
- Josh could store them at his place.
- Dale: We need to spraypaint our logo on them if we store them offsite.
- Terry G: Why do we need so many?
   - Dale: Events like Maketopolis.
- David: There are a bunch of tables in the north space.
7
7:08pm to 8:04pm

In Attendance: Jeremy, Adrian Bo, Dale, David A, Terry N, Hector T, Terry G, Allan

- Hector started a company involving creating a brand on social media. He wants to help with our social media.
- Allan and David would like to volunteer.
- We got a renewal on our library contract!

AGENDA:

1. Hack your Hackerspace
2. Dale: Update of equipment repair
3. Terry G: Arizona Designer Craftsmen

MINUTES:

1. Hack your Hackerspace
- Dale will not be here next week.
- Adrian would rather not have a single spearhead. He can give out things for volunteers to do.
- Terry: Extra food on quartermaster shelf should be placed in plastic bins to protect from mice, which hasn't happened yet but could.
- Adrian: We're still looking for a quartermaster.
Projects:
- Adrian: David L's 3D printer shelf: Finish the panels and put the brackets on the frame.
- Dale: Take out the end wall behind the 3D printers shelf.
- Terry N: Install chalkboard over Flushed Away poster. Whiteboard will also work.
   - There should be a chalkboard in storage next to the tables in the basement.
   - Adrian: We have enough dust without chalk. Adrian Ba might be able to re-route the conduit.
      - Dale: No need. Mount the board on 2x4 standoffs.
   - David A will get 4x8 whiteboard, 2 sticks of 8 ft 1x2 from Home Depot for Monday.
- Terry N: Swap robot with sewing machine.
- Terry N: Paint in the classroom.
- Adrian Bo: Move fabric, other stuff to clear that space for shelves. On top of sheet storage.
   - Terry N: Cindy made a guide of all the bolts in storage. It's in Crafts on the Sewing shelf beneath the Sewing supplies box.
- ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will integrate the Volunteer Task List into HelpDesk.
- ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will arrange pizza, water.
- Terry G: Sheet storage is almost finished but finishing the top half would block the fire sprinkler. Should we just call the project finished and use the space above it for general storage?
- The top was meant for shorter scraps.
   - Adrian is for it.
   - Dale: Use Blaine N's box for storage?
- Consensus: It's done.
- Adrian Ba (maybe?) was interested in redoing David L's other shelves, which could then integrate smaller sheet storage.
- ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will send an email about the refrigerators.
- Adrian: We should get rid of the printing press.
   - David A: Will ist it on craigslist. We want the dolly it's on.

2. Dale: Update of equipment repair
- We have a new front door.
- We have a new sewing machine. Dale is upgrading all of them.
- New motor for the Rex sewing machine that will allow speed control is on its way.
- T1100 printer: Dale got a new print head and paper. He'll install it tonight. The connected computer is the black machine closest to the classroom doorway. It's a network printer with its own network address. Dale will show people how to use it.
- Ella is inventorying electronic components. Over 100,000!
- Display cabinet will be converted to a sales center for David L's electronics for sale.
- Adrian: We need to bring it to the steering committee meeting when we have something to bring in like the T1100 printer, display cabinet, etc.
   - Terry G: We have shop managers for that.
   - Adrian: But things still fall through the cracks and people put things in other peoples' areas. If the Shop Manager approves its space, it can stay. Otherwise, bring it to the steering committee to approve.
- Horizontal bandsaw: Chuck and David L say it's actually fixed. Pneumatics might still need to be repaired. Talk to Chuck.

3. Terry G: Arizona Designer Craftsmen
- December 2, 6pm to 9pm. Pat and Terry are putting it on.
- It's a group in Tucson who sponsor workshops, usually at Reid Park, who bring in professionals to teach classes like enameling, glassmaking, etc.
- This is a get-together for interested people to chat and learn about ADC.

8
7:05 pm to 7:53pm

In Attendance: Jeremy, Adrian Bo, Adrian Ba, Terry G, Travis T, Dale

LAYOVER ITEMS:

1. Dale: Winterize the swamp coolers
   TABLED
2. David's 3D printer enclosure
   TABLED


AGENDA:

1. Adrian Bo: Sheet storage
2. Adrian Bo: Mini Maker Fair update
3. Adrian Bo: The rest of the battlestation on the first floor
4. Adrian Bo: Staffing issues


MINUTES:

1. Adrian Bo: Sheet storage
- Sheet storage was not finished at last HYH. What should we do in the meantime before the next HYH?
- Adrian wants to collect all sheets of lumber downstairs and stack it on the shelf for now. David probably won't like that.
- The downstairs hallway is very cluttered and unsafe.
- Terry: Please don't store the sheet flat (ie horizontal). If you want to stack them there, please stack them vertically with heaviest sheets will be used for sheet storage walls.
- Terry will try to do a little work tonight and have some functionality this week.
- Adrian Ba: If we do some housekeeping next to the power panel, we could stack a lot of sheets along the wall and not block anything.
- CONSENSUS: Meet and discuss after the meeting.
- Terry is looking for volunteers to help Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday evening.
- ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will advertise. Questions? Contact Terry.

2. Adrian Bo: Mini Maker Fair update
- Maketopolis at FUSE happened on Saturday, 5pm to 10pm.
- Tenwest is run by Justin Williams.
- Local First was putting on FUSE as a subset of Tenwest.
- Dale: We've tried to get into Tucson Festival of Books but they tend to have their admissions closed by the time we ask.
- Travis: Xerocraft could be under the umbrella of the UA Library.
- Adrian Ba can contact the local Olli (Osher Lifelong Learning; run through UA) for assistance.

3. Adrian Bo: The rest of the battlestation on the first floor
- Top half has been moved downstairs.
- It would be nice to get the rest of the battlestation downstairs to make room for David's 3D printer enclosure.
- The battlestation will become part of the repair shop. There's also a lot of stuff where the battlestation should go. Patrick is looking a the stuff to see if it's sellable.
- Dale: We have a lease option to take space in the north basement. David said that maybe we should exercise our lease option on some of that space where the sewer line runs at chest height, so the space can't really be used anyway. We can add a doorway to expand into the north basement.
- Adrian Bo: Temporary storage of stuff we're not using.
- Terry: suspend large donations until we can get a handle on what we have? We can't execute our plans without more space.
- Adrian Bo: If there's not a space for it, we can't take it. If the Shop Manager can make room for it, we'll take it.
- ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will alert Shop Managers that we're going to start locking down on physical donations temporarily.
CONSENSUS: After meeting, the Adrians will make some room downstairs. 4 people and a hand truck needed to move it down the ramp, around the back, into the back yard and down the ramp. We'll try and move it tonight.

4. Adrian Bo: Staffing issues
- Adrian Bo is having trouble staffing Friday nights and Saturdays.
- Terry: Enticements?
- Adrian Bo: Work-Trade membership is the enticement.
- Soon we will re-key and reacquaint keyholders with their responsibilities.
- Terry: Who has the burden of enforcing the new rules.
- Adrian is changing the kiosk to check membership status, ways to pay, warning about key revocation, etc. The staffer is the good cop, the kiosk is the bad cop. Reduces confrontation.
- Terry: This has to be adult-supervised.
- Adrian: It would be nice for staffer to stand there while the attendee logs in and addresses issues.
- Terry: We need to ask keyholders to volunteer for Fridays, Saturdays.
- Adrian: Perhaps change evening hours to day hours?
- Dale: Pima Engineering Club comes in at that time.
- Adrian: We need to balance our own needs against groups' uses of space.
- ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will send staff, keyholder, work-trade emails lists requesting volunteers on Fridays and Saturdays. Jeremy and Adrian Bo will discuss offline.
9
7:07pm to 8:40pm

In Attendance: Jeremy, Terry G, Adrian Bo, Dale, Jim P, David L


AGENDA:

1. Jim Porter, soldering class
2. Schedule the next Hack Your Hackerspace event
3. Adrian: Metal Shop issues
4. Adrian: TenWest
5. Dale: Downtown Radio
6. Dale: Winterize the swamp coolers



MINUTES:

1. Jim Porter, soldering class
- Tinning wires leads, making connections, surface mounting
- Jim is certified in soldering from Raytheon.
- Jim proposes using the curriculum from his class (already approved).
- Jim can borrow PCBs for practice.
- 2 classes: Intro class for basics, safety, connecting power supplies, heat shrink, crimping. 2nd class: Through-hole and surface mount. Up to integrated circuits.
- Microscopes are helpful. Jim uses a USB microscope. A loop also works.
- We have one microscope.
- Jim brought a parts donation we can use in the class.
- He can a lot of supplies through his business.
- Jim and Adrian are interested in reflow ovens: Solders all components at once.
- Dale: We have access to cheap boards we can design and cut to size. We have a box of soldering equipment for library classes.
- Jim brought us 6 soldering irons with about 200 tips.
- Adrian: Cool to say this soldering class is based on his business's curriculum (ie industry standard).
- Jim thinks we can get Raytheon's silent blessing.
- Adrian would like to do project-based classes like WTF does. Eg "build an LED clock" with our thousands of amber LEDs. Involves laser cutting the faceplate, Arduino for the controls, Wood Shop for the housing.
- Jim would like to do a Christmas project eg Adrian's clock.
- Jeremy: Let's setup one test class with 2-3 students: Surface mounting and through-hole. Reading material before class.
- Jim requests a week to get his stuff together. He can provide an assistant to the first class.
- ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will get the class setup with Jim once he's ready.
- Dale: Don't be too technical in the description. It draws fewer people.

2. Schedule the next Hack Your Hackerspace event
- Adrian: Sheet storage!
- Ideas for October HYH:
- Adrian Barton suggests that the battle station by 3D printing should be moved downstairs to become a work surface for the "repair shop".
- Clear out the space where the sheet storage will go.
- Remove walls around North Loft stairs if the battle station is taken downstairs.
   - Mud guys can clean up when they mud the pony walls.
- Terry G will be project lead on sheet storage. Dale will be out of town.
- Lighting crisis in Metal Shop. Replace 8ft fluorescent fixtures with 4ft LED fixtures.
- Shape concrete board with Dale's Sawzall and diamond blade.
- ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will order pizza, water.

3. Adrian: Metal Shop issues
- Bridgeport draw-bar issues (Dale)
   - Chuck: Bridgeport draw-bar has been chased with a die to loosen the threads. The draw-bar should work just fine now.
- Should last battle station remain upstairs for David's 3D printer enclosure or go downstairs to the Repair Shop?
- David: It's already upstairs. Do we need another location for repairing things? David likes the idea of a repair station.
   - A possible HYH event to help out David.
- Consensus: Battlestation will move downstairs to the Repair Shop.

4. Adrian: TenWest
- We are less than 2 weeks away from the Ten West "Mini Maketopolis" on Saturday Oct 21st from 5pm - 11pm. Dale sent out announcements a couple weeks ago but responses were vectored to Ten West and we don't know if anybody is planning to participate. To what extent has Xerocraft committed to helping make Mini Maketopolis a success and will it reflect poorly on Xerocraft if it fails?
- Dale sent an email to Mike P. 10 people who want to sign up to show off their stuff for a mini maketopolis in exchange for a pass to TenWest.
- David is going to do a 3D printer class.
- We have until Friday to respond.
- David has ordered 5 mini 3D printers, $200 each. Waiting on money from DaNel.
- Local First, local bands involved.
- We'll need tables.

5. Dale: Downtown Radio
- Up and running next door. Their antenna is on the roof. We can do similar and shouldn't need permits.

6. Dale: Winterize the swamp coolers

TABLED FOR NEXT SCM.

- Next SCM: David's 3D printer encolsure.

10
7:14pm to 8:02pm

In Attendance: Jeremy, Dale, Michelle, Terry G, Adrian Bo, Adrian Ba, David L

Next Meeting:
Dale: It's time to winterize the coolers! Michelle: Are we sure? We could still get hot spells.
Adrian Bo: Sheet storage


AGENDA:

1. Jeremy: Post-Mortem of Hack Your Hackerspace event from Sept 18
2. Michelle: Jewelry Dept renovation update
3. Dale: Bit Buckets and trash
4. Adrian Ba: Dust control
5. Adrian Bo: Girl Scouts
6. Adrian Bo: Sheet storage


MINUTES:

1. Jeremy: Post-Mortem of Hack Your Hackerspace event from Sept 18
- Adrian Bo: A great success!
- Following a work schedule was tricky.
- Michelle: A meeting beforehand helps. Having simple tasks to start off helps.
- Pre-order pizza a day in advance.
- Adrian Ba: One volunteer was wearing flip-flops. Remind them that close-toed shoes are necessary!
Jeremy: Ideas for improvement:
a. Assign at least one person who will attend as the "project lead". This is someone who knows how to do the activities the volunteers will be doing and can give direct instruction.
b. Should the "project lead" be late to arrive, there should be a list of simple tasks the volunteers can perform in the meantime that will prepare for the HYH event.
- Adrian Bo: Don't beg for volunteers on Facebook. Facebook should be for showing how cool we are. Accomplishments can be posted to Facebook.
Jeremy: Group picture!

2. Michelle: Jewelry Dept renovation update
- Michelle spoke to Mike R. He's going to donate concrete pavers, 3 in deep.
- Jeremy: WAMO complained about the placement of dirt. It's covering the outflow pipe and the gate. Jeremy would like to use it to rebuild a barrier that protected the ramp from flooding.
- Metal grating, jewelry table tops will probably be the only material cost.
- Adrian Bo: What's happened to all the people who were interested?
- Michelle: Haven't heard from them.
- David: There is a laser cutter user who's interested in Jewelry.

3. Dale: Bit Buckets and trash
ACTION ITEM: Jeremy will send "concerns" email to BoD. We would like to have a meeting with BB to discuss the new year and discuss mutual expectations.

4. Adrian Ba: Dust control
- Floor is not sealed, causing test to gather on ledge in basement. Every once in a while we should remove that.
- David was going to do a mini-HYH to finish the Electronics area. One errand will be to mop the area.
- Adrian Ba: People sweep towards edge of floor, which lands on ledge.
- Michelle: Putting up drywall will help. Also a lot of renovation projects are adding to it.
- Adrian Bo: Schedule a task for it.
- Jeremy noticed the gap around the perimeter of the space. Can we seal it, eg with minimally expanding sealant?
- Adrian Bo: That's also terrible for rain.
- Dale: We should seal it.
- Adrian Ba: Since wood swells in humidity, we should use a sealant that flexes with the moving wood.
- Make this a HYH event.
- The pit, ramp generate a lot of dust. Sundt? Mike R?
- Dale will talk to Mike R about it.
- Mike R has already donated brick for ramp wall. It just needs to be picked up.

5. Adrian Bo: Girl Scouts
- AKA Brownies. They sent us an email. A Pinewood Derby competition. They'd like to use the Wood Shop.
- A Group activity, they have money to spend.
- Terry G will keep in contact with them. David can help.

6. Adrian Bo: Sheet storage
- TABLED

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