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Time and Location

3/30/10 8:00pm - 10:00pm Heine Bros - Chenoweth Lane - St. Matthews


Welcome & LVL1 Quickstart

  1. Brief History of LVL1, point out directors
  2. New folks welcome - email and name for sign-in
  3. How we work:
    1. Dream out loud; enthusiasm trumps everything.
    2. Fair Warning: Using the collective 'we' can quickly get you deputized.
    3. The less rules the better. Don't try to solve problems we don't have.
    4. Be excellent to each other.
  4. Dues paying Members / Founding Members
    1. Voting Rights (direction and conflict resolution)
    2. 24x7 access to space, you get a key
    3. Access to all equipment owned, donated or loaned to LVL1
    4. Ability to sponsor new members

Old Business

  1. March TV-Be-Gone/Soldering workshop @ Skull Alley -- Mar 27 Afternoon
    1. Report
      1. Good mix of attendees and independent work
      2. Didn't sell out...
      3. Promotional lessons (LEO, flyers, word of mouth)
      4. Technical issues (TVs and USBs)
      5. Extra TV-B-Gone kits
  2. T-Shirts and other swag.
    1. Tim's got a design - AWESOME
    2. Work out details on pre-orders / silkscreening
    3. Business Cards - when we have a space
  3. We Sell Make Subscriptions. $34.95 each - LVL1 gets $17.50! There is a link on the WIKI

New Business

  1. Next workshop
    1. Tag team a new workshop organizer?
    2. Pick a date
    3. Build your own Freeduino Part 1
    4. Freeduino Part II - programming and interfacing
  2. The hunt for space!
    1. The Case for Mellwood
      1. Studios available
        1. Smaller option 550sq ft. + buildable loft w/ caveat
        2. Bigger option 900sq ft. w/ timetable caveat
      2. Pros/Cons
        1. Size, Cost and Flexibility
        2. Location, Safety, Parking, Bus Stop
        3. Fixed cost and amenities
        4. Ramps, elevators, 220V, internet, 24x7
        5. Community and other intangibles
        6. Only a 1 year lease and then we are free to reevaluate
      3. Other counter-proposals?
      4. Budget and finances for big/small option
        1. Founding member count for big/small option deadline is NEXT MEETING
    2. Vote for Letter of Intent next meeting

Show and Tell + Meet and Greet + General Discussion + Mellwood Videos on youtube