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committee:committee_meeting_2015.01.31 [2015/01/28 23:22]
nick Next meeting?
committee:committee_meeting_2015.01.31 [2015/01/31 14:19]
nick [Additional Agenda Items] Autotransformer for lasers, 253:232 volts
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 ==== Previous Action Items ==== ==== Previous Action Items ====
   * ACTION: TG: Check if we have some cashflow for a repayment towards towards [PRD]'s [[committee:nevernever|never-never]]: maybe $58.94 ?   * ACTION: TG: Check if we have some cashflow for a repayment towards towards [PRD]'s [[committee:nevernever|never-never]]: maybe $58.94 ?
 +    * Membership renewals for January not reconciled yet, but no, probably not this month
   * ACTION: MK: Bringing in CO2 fire extinguisher 20141207, forward claim through, get inspection for tagging them (expected cost: $110 callout, $25/extinguisher)   * ACTION: MK: Bringing in CO2 fire extinguisher 20141207, forward claim through, get inspection for tagging them (expected cost: $110 callout, $25/extinguisher)
 +    * Done! No reimbursement requried - thank you!
 +    * There are 4 little brand new ones
 +      * Receipt in the office filing cabinet, "CASH" written on top
   * ACTION: MK: send the login details through 20141207, re: FTP account to the Roleystone WAFreenet BTSync area backup   * ACTION: MK: send the login details through 20141207, re: FTP account to the Roleystone WAFreenet BTSync area backup
 +    * TODO
   * ACTION: JD can write up some bulletpoints re: [[:tidyspace]], Artist memberships, drama, acid, rain, will need help to formalise, to discuss this month.   * ACTION: JD can write up some bulletpoints re: [[:tidyspace]], Artist memberships, drama, acid, rain, will need help to formalise, to discuss this month.
     * Main thrust: Name your stuff, otherwise it will be disposed with prejudice     * Main thrust: Name your stuff, otherwise it will be disposed with prejudice
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     * Done     * Done
   * ACTION: TG&SM: to set up WC as second sponsored member   * ACTION: TG&SM: to set up WC as second sponsored member
 +    * Paying quarterly
   * ACTION: TG to invoice: MK would like to renew at the corporate-sponsored $1200pa for December   * ACTION: TG to invoice: MK would like to renew at the corporate-sponsored $1200pa for December
   * ACTION: TG will chase up with WC re: CHCW, we expect a $250 request, which may turn into a Lotterywest grant   * ACTION: TG will chase up with WC re: CHCW, we expect a $250 request, which may turn into a Lotterywest grant
   * ACTION: WC leading the charge to write a first round project plan? Help needed? What next actions required?   * ACTION: WC leading the charge to write a first round project plan? Help needed? What next actions required?
 +    * JD: donated $250 for CHCW startup dues - thank you!
 +    * Multi-stage funding:
 +      * Raise some money
 +        * We can offer day? memberships now and discount 3 month memberships for membership at the CHCW venue?
 +        * Arduino kits?
 +        * Can we get some sponsored Maker books or magazines
 +        * Welding workshop
 +        * CNC/Laser house numbers
 +      * Go to Lotterywest to leverage that with a grant
 +      * Some assets and land maintenance are being offered by the members and council
  
 ==== Additional Agenda Items ==== ==== Additional Agenda Items ====
  
   * LC1290 "Big Red" has been out since 20141212, dead HV PSU   * LC1290 "Big Red" has been out since 20141212, dead HV PSU
-    * Ordering from http://wklaser.com/ via Adam Fiannaca, is it on its way?+    * Repaired and levelled 20150109! 
 +    * It's now running on stepped-down 220V power as of 20150115 and the bed re-levelled on 20150117 
 +    * Mad props to Adam, Doug, Steve, Bastian, Darryl Browning, Justin Richards, Nathan Thompson, Christopher Hall... 
 +    * Order from http://wklaser.com/ via Adam Fiannaca, arrived
       * LC1290 replacement power supply HV PSU for 150W laser tube, USD$410       * LC1290 replacement power supply HV PSU for 150W laser tube, USD$410
-      * LC1290 replacement belts, USD$110+      * LC1290 replacement belts, USD$110 - two small loops, one large loop, one large cut-to-length belt
       * LC1290 focus lens - 20mm diameter x 63.5mm focal length, USD$50       * LC1290 focus lens - 20mm diameter x 63.5mm focal length, USD$50
-      * Shipping, guess $80+      * DHL Shipping about USD$110? 
-      * USD $650 ~= AUD $800has been paid to Adam's account+        * Left Monday 20150105-1746 SHANDONG PROVINCE - CHINA, PEOPLES REPUBLIC 
 +        * Via Hong Kong, arrived and cleared Perth Customs on Wednesday 
 +        * Delivery possible from Thursday 20150108-1245! 
 +      * USD $680? 
 +      * Total: AUD $830was paid to Adam's account
     * Ready to install the HV PSU when it arrives?     * Ready to install the HV PSU when it arrives?
       * Artifactory laser experts and wannabe-experts: clean the LC1290       * Artifactory laser experts and wannabe-experts: clean the LC1290
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       * Check mains voltages - the circuit for the laser area seems to be a few volts higher than the rest       * Check mains voltages - the circuit for the laser area seems to be a few volts higher than the rest
         * Probably still within http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AS/NZS_3112#Voltage specs though, 253V or less, 99% of the time         * Probably still within http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AS/NZS_3112#Voltage specs though, 253V or less, 99% of the time
-    Pick up the order from Adam soon after the 7th+        Autotransformer installed, to step it down from 253V to 232V (aiming for 220V nominal), 10A maximum - thank you Steve and Doug!
  
 ===== Minutes ===== ===== Minutes =====
 ==== Members Present ==== ==== Members Present ====
-  * Present:  +  * Present: JM WC NB MK ChrisHall 
-  * Apologies: JD +    * JS stopped by briefly - will subscribe to the Google calendar 
-  * Absent:+    * welcome back Daniel! 
 +  * Apologies: JD BD SM TG 
 +  * Absent: DO'M
  
 ==== Meeting Times ==== ==== Meeting Times ====
-  * Opened: OPEN 1100?+  * Opened: OPEN (No quorum) 1130
   * Closed: CLOSE   * Closed: CLOSE
-  * Next meeting: NEXTMEETINGweeks +  * Next meeting: Sat 20150228-1100weeks 
-    * Sat 20150228-1100?+    * Bring it forward if agreed by Committee
  
 ==== Minutes of previous meeting ==== ==== Minutes of previous meeting ====
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     * Approval of New Members     * Approval of New Members
     * Current Numbers: X full, X concession, X visitor members     * Current Numbers: X full, X concession, X visitor members
 +
 +  * One member is on hold for the month of February, but has back dues
 === Events Officer Report === === Events Officer Report ===
   * Previous   * Previous
   * Upcoming   * Upcoming
 +    * WC: Curry night is due! March?
 ==== Previous ACTION Items Status ==== ==== Previous ACTION Items Status ====
  
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   * INFRASTRUCTURE TSAR   * INFRASTRUCTURE TSAR
   * [[tidyspace:|Tidy Space]] [[areahosts:|AREA HOSTS]]   * [[tidyspace:|Tidy Space]] [[areahosts:|AREA HOSTS]]
 +=== CHCW Update ===
 ==== Agenda Items ==== ==== Agenda Items ====
  
   * [[Stirling City Saga|Stirling City]] TODO status for RC rated capacity number:   * [[Stirling City Saga|Stirling City]] TODO status for RC rated capacity number:
     * exit light needs illuminating (battery replaced?) - design is fine     * exit light needs illuminating (battery replaced?) - design is fine
-    * "No Escape" signs over both rear doors, as they only go to a closed courtyard +    * "No Egress" signs over both rear doors, as they only go to a closed courtyard 
-    * fire extinguishers need tags+      * Can be bought from RSEA, Orrong Rd, Welshpool 
 +      * 50 Pilbara St, corner Orrong Road 
 +    * fire extinguishers 
 +      * The new ones should be good for a year 
 +      * Receipt in the office filing cabinet, "CASH" written on top 
 +      * Old ones needed retagging
     * carpet edges need to be pinned down in some way so as not to be a trip hazard     * carpet edges need to be pinned down in some way so as not to be a trip hazard
     * spray paints and flammables into metal cabinet     * spray paints and flammables into metal cabinet
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 ==== General Business ==== ==== General Business ====
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 +  * Perspex needed: WC will do a run for to Mulford's
 +    * About $10/cut? Haggle! Every time we bring it up, they give us a discount
 +
 +  * Storage:
 +    * Plastic tubs? every subscription member is entitled to one, replacing lockers?
 +    * free up metal locker for flammables/spray paints
 +    * Crowdfunding: lockable small drawers for jewellery
 +      * $179 http://www.mclernons.com.au/cgi-bin/office-furniture.cgi?product=Personnel_Lockers_Range&pid=1465&from_category_store=&back_link_type=keywords&back_link_value=locker
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 +  * Training of lasercutters is overbureaucratic
 +    * Streamline!
 +    * Operator responsibility:
 +      * Cleaning & maintenance, leave it better than you found it
 +      * Full cleaning weekly/fortnightly
 +    * Trainer responsibility:
 +      * Bring up the next generation of trainers
  
 ==== ACTION Items Resulting ==== ==== ACTION Items Resulting ====
 +  * ACTION: MK: send the login details through 20141207, re: FTP account to the Roleystone WAFreenet BTSync area backup
 +    * TODO
 +