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Committee meeting for Perth Artifactory 17 August 2013

  • Location: Perth Artifactory
  • Meeting Opened: 14.01
  • Next Meeting: AGM Saturday 2013-09-21-1200 , followed by BBQ

Members present

  • Present: Nick, Jason, Daniel, Skot, Brendan, Jenna
  • Apologies: Anton
  • Observing: Anton, Richard

Previous minutes

  • Daniel moves to accept, Skot seconds, accepted.

AGENDA

  • Correspondence
  • Reports
  • Events
  1. ArtLab presentation Sept 14
  2. Fringe Festival
  3. Masters Sausage Sizzle
  • Lease
  • Lottery West
  • City of Stirling
  • General
  1. Tidy Club
  2. Clutter
  3. AGM

Correspondence

  • Invoice for the laser cutters!
  • Art lab
  • Treasury put out request for loans. All loans in and we can now afford laser cutter!!

Treasurer Report

  • Current account balance just over 13 406 including lasercutter pledges 11000
  • invoices just went out
  • Skot about to bank 800
  • August rent paid end of july
  • Instant waste bill
  • Higher than normal western power bill 404 last month

Infrastructure Subcommittee

  • We have two subs that work - lets hope they don't get melted!  

  * Vivid has gone down at least once needing rebooting     * Smoke detector in front office needs a new backup battery (9v)  ACTION   * We should work on getting the carpark re-lit - probably with something better than the crappy motion sensor Par 38's. Suggest either LED (100W) or Metal Halide (250W) and just have it wired to a switch or timer (no motion). Cost ~$120 ACTION jason and brendan pass that we shall allow funds 200   * I ❤ laser!

  • Daniel has adopted the printer, threatening anyone who messes it with violence
  • Richard has volunteered to 'blitz' the machine shop next weekend. Brendan says why don't we do a busy bee.
  • Daniel requests budget for calipers - real ones that don't need batteries. Richard can get at reseller price.
  • Multimeters?! Get donations from altronics as a stop-gap? 200 budget for at least 2

Membership

  • we would like a membership report from last couple of months ACTION paste in minutes
  • remind members that they can get their key ACTION

Events

  • Dine and Design night. Tasty.
  • Dr Sketchy's! Success! Roughly 200 on the bar. artists don't drink as much as musos.
  • Perth poetry fesetival. writers drink A LOT.
  • upcoming: Noisemaschin!! August
  • Geek Haven will be merged/alternated with an e-textiles night. Every second Thursday.
  • ACTION make sure etextiles gets on the google calendar!
  • ArtLab presentation Sept 14
  • 6th-10th Jan Hackerspace party for the LCA delegates.
  • Fringe Festival ACTION make sure we did actually apply for the match-maker thing.

Lease

  • we are now on the higher rent and we are still stable. Cautiously optimistic treasurer.

Lottery West: Lasercutter

  • Approved!
  • Imported free of charge! 1200×900 150 watt to cut MSOT things. And 300×500 finer quality.
  • Free shipping, rotary axis for both, refridgerated chilling.
  • We have 3 months to fundraise 3k to cover extra costs once the lasers arrive
  • Treasury is authorised. Unanimous huzzahs. “Fuckin' lasers!”

Sausage Sizzle

  • Masters Sausage Sizzle 29th september
  • We expect 1000, less costs.
  • Bring props!
  • Our local office works does a bbq
  • can go to any other masters.
  • ACTION email JParker about this. He lives Champion Lake. Pick things up fresh close by..
  • Spud shed has cheap chopped onions!

GENERAL

Tidy Club

  • Tidy Club as an alternative for managing membership and database stuff. Can integrate paypal, facebook events, membership forms. Results of remaining questions will be forwarded to committee.
  • They have an api- can integrate with DOOR. Can have official mailing list and 'friends of space'
  • Jason wants to transition over september, proposes to set up a trial account with no sensitive info. No objections.

Clutter

  • Time for a Declutterization Drive? Discussed under infrastructure.

AGM

  • 21st of September.
  • 12.00, bbq at 13.00

PREVIOUS ACTION ITEMS

  • everyone sign up to BTsync
  • Daniel/Peter: Membership/financial report at the end of the month - we'd still like one
  • Correct ReMida on membership permissions.
  • ACTION Daniel - update the price on the membership document.
  • ACTION Nick - remind members that they can get key from Brett. Key numbers to be associated with their full name somewhere.
  • get updated quote for lasercutter
  • ACTION: FIXME: Peter, please list the new members in these minutes
  • ACTION: FIXME: Daniel: pay De Vita Dixon lawyers $737 for Deed of Extension on lease

Meeting Closed

15.00

ACTION SUMMARY

  • Anton authorised to fix carpark lighting. $200
  • proper calipers and multimeters! Altronics?
  • we would like a membership report from last couple of months ACTION paste in minutes
  • remind members that they can get their key ACTION
  • ACTION make sure etextiles gets on the google calendar!
  • Fringe Festival ACTION make sure we did actually apply for the match-maker thing.
  • ACTION email JParker about sausage sizzle. He lives Champion Lake. Pick things up fresh close by..
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