1/11/11

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Agenda

  1. Please Sign in on the meeting attendance roster.
  2. Waivers of Liability - Please sign if you have not already
  3. n00bs! Check out the LVL1 Quickstart info sheet next to the liability waivers. Feel free to ask questions.
  4. Space Upgrades
    1. New wheeled recycling bin
    2. 'Bright as the sun' lights in the ORI parking lot.
    3. Furnace installed, gas leak in pipe needs to be fixed before gas is turned on.
    4. Couch / Loveseat (thanks Aaron!)
    5. PA (thanks Bill S.!)
    6. Document Visualizer (Thanks Tim H.!)
    7. 6 foot projection screen (Thanks Tim H.!)
    8. Power Supply tester and network cable tester.
  5. Electronics Recycling pick-up in the next couple of days
    1. Someone here during the day we can coordinate pick-up with
  6. KMAC Art Exhibition April 1st
    1. New Media Interactive, Craft Meets Technology
    2. Looking for LVL1 contributions of all stripes.
    3. Tim H. eggbot project.
  7. Derbycon happening Fall 2011
    1. Open to LVL1 involvement. Needs some leadership.
  8. Hackerspace Cupcake Challenge http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/Global_Hackerspace_Cupcake_Challenge
    1. Nottingham Hackspace getting a cupcake
  9. LVL1 Amateur Radio Club
    1. Tad and Brad
  10. LVL1 Officer / Director Elections on 1/18
    1. Need to know all candidates running by 1/11 per bylaws
    2. Must have enough votes for a quorum!!! You can vote at the meeting or by email 24 hours in advance!!
  11. Upcoming Workshops & Events
    1. KYOSS Meeting 1/12/11, Open MPI presentation and more
    2. Let Them Tweet Cake Mintiboost Workshop + cupcakes 1/26
    3. Freeduino Soldering Workshop 1/29
    4. Follow-up Freeduino/Arduino Development workshops after that (TBD)
    5. Android App Development workshop (Feb sometime)
  12. Meeting Financial Report
  13. Vote on Bylaw Language Amendment
  14. LVL1 workshop project funding proposal
  15. Project Rollcall

Minutes

  1. Call to order at 8:05 pm Micro Colonel
  2. Treasurers report
    1. Electric bill was over $500 for last month
    2. Still have approx $1500 in the bank
  3. Old business (none)
  4. New business
    1. Tyler read his motion to revise by-laws as posted on the wiki last week. Tyler moved to adopt the change. Tim Hardin seconded. Vote was 19 for change, 0 against.
    2. Joe LaGreek and Ben Williams were both admitted to membership by voice vote.
  5. Announcements
    1. KYOSS meeting here on 1/12/11. topics are MPI and "macubuntu"
    2. Let them eat cake workshop will be 1/26/2011
    3. Micro colonel will be doing freeduino workshop on 1/26
    4. Dan and Brad will be doing an Eagle PCB workshop on Sun Jan 16 at 1pm. $10 admission charge.
    5. Jeff discussed his proposal for workshop leaders to be able to direct the proceeds from the workshop to his/her specific purpose. He will finalize wording and present at a future meeting.
  6. Nominations
    1. Tim Miller is nominated for President
    2. Jynn Smith is nominated for Vice President
    3. Tyler is nominated for director at large
  7. To do list
    1. Micro colonel to email info to club about voting via proxy
  8. Project Roll Call
    1. Brad discussed recent experiments to etch PCB.
    2. Dan discussed issues with balloons that might affect the launch date.