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Committee Meeting 2015.04.11

Agenda

Previous Action Items

  • ACTION: JD: Lemming's visit long weekend: Get some photographers?
    • No news?
  • ACTION: JD: Start the process to find a new tenant
    • No news?
  • ACTION: MK will call Sims metal or Instant Waste re: could they leave a scrap metal skip with us to fill?
    • No news?
  • ACTION: NB: Will fix the GMC: Ryobi parts available for $5-$10, seem to fit the GMC
    • Gottem!
  • ACTION: SM, MK, JD subcommittee to arrange lockers into space
    • Installed in kitchen. Don't block access to the toilets!
    • Dumped the old shelves poorly
  • ACTION: AdamF, MK, NB, TG, Rich willing to help prepare/run training/maintenance events
    • One paid lasercutter event happened
    • Lathe training in a week?
    • We want more!

Additional Agenda Items

  • Art project in the space? can we handle it? can they handle us?
    • A company picks up the rent for 3 months
      • Would want to use an office&half the space, near the stage
      • About 6 people in the space at a time
      • Midsized making, not full on largescale building
      • WAMod synth would have to move around the space a bit
      • ADUG? Needs a few trestle tables/chairs and a projector
      • NoizeMaschin!! could go offsite for a bit
    • If it's looking likely, a firm proposal will be coming through soon
  • Noisy recording last Wednesday night

Minutes

Members Present

  • Present: SM TG NB JS RichHatwell
  • Apologies: JD DOM WC
  • Absent: BD JM

Meeting Times

  • Opened: 1126
  • Closed: Adjourned at 1207 due to noisy rain!
  • Next meeting: 20150509-1100, 4 weeks

Minutes of previous meeting

Status Accepted
Moved By SM
Seconded By TG

Correspondence

  • Owed to us by AudioVault
    • JS: Plan is to mostly move out at end of April, but the Artifactory would like that in writing
    • SM: Ryan@AudioVault wants to keep on the recording room on his own (not AudioVault); also wants a deskworth of space in the back of the AudioVault office
    • The Artifactory would like an official written email of AV's intentions

Property Report

  • ACTION: SM: Ray Barron has called, SM will get him in and Ray will organise the rep from Council's Health department to attend
    • Pointed out the cracks in the front and rear brick walls near doors
    • group activity we can do (yay fun!)
    • Stormwater pump to street is draining backwards again → carpark flooding
      • Need a landlord fix. Runoff should be contained.
    • ACTION: SM will write to George (owner) to get the brickwork and stormwater pump on their radar again
    • ACTION: This afternoon! We now have all the extra fire extinguishers, signs (electrical and non-electrical), carpet tape and glow-in-the-dark escape route floor arrows we need for building compliance: Install party?!
    • Metal outside shed is suitable for flammables storage
      • and/or ACTION: NB: we buy a 2 door galvanised cupboard with shelves: $149 at Mitre 10 (Kulin!), SM will contribute

Officer Reports

Chairperson's Report

  • CHAIRPERSON

Treasurer's Report

  • TREASURER
    • Last known bank balance: ~$3500, have not paid April's rent, due on April 15th
    • Some members are behind, but rates of delinquency are going down
    • JM: TidyClub should be ready to take recurring payments soon
    • BR: Swancon's AV hire; lasercutters, etc: have been invoiced, the ~$415 cheque is (almost) in the mail
    • Banked $1000 of space cash
    • Couple of members are behind but keen to continue
      • a 3D printer/reprap enthusiast
    • Should set up a separate account for bonds
  • Insurance should be due now, but no correspondance received, will chase it up

Membership Officer Report

  • MEMBERSHIP
    • Approval of New Members
    • Current Numbers: X full, X concession, X visitor members

Events Officer Report

  • Previous
    • Blazing Swan
    • Synth Mod
    • NoizeMaschin!!
    • ArduinoU
      • Couple of new faces!
  • Upcoming
    • Synth Mod
    • NoizeMaschin!!
    • ArduinoU
    • WAHCKon

Previous ACTION Items Status

Sub-Committee Reports

Infrastructure Report

  • INFRASTRUCTURE TSAR
    • Rear Courtyard Warden: Annoyance at the shelves dumped out back! Can't move big stuff without help! What else needs cleaning up?
  • SM: New dishwasher due Monday!

Agenda Items

General Business

  • Lasercutters relevelled
  • Temporary arcing fix on LC1290 (still arcs occasionally): need a spare part, or cast one out of high dielectric epoxy? or a glass jar?
  • TG forwarded a confidential email for committee notice. Noted.

ACTION Items Resulting

  • ACTION: JD: Lemming's visit long weekend: Get some photographers?
  • ACTION: JD: Start the process to find a new tenant
  • ACTION: MK will call Sims metal or Instant Waste re: could they leave a scrap metal skip with us to fill?
  • ACTION: AdamF, MK, NB, TG, Rich willing to help prepare/run training/maintenance events
  • ACTION: SM will write to George (owner) to get the brickwork and stormwater pump on their radar again
  • ACTION: Signs and fire extinguishers going up this afternoon; carpet tape and glow-in-the-dark escape route floor arrows we need for building compliance: Install party?!
  • ACTION: NB: we buy a 2 door galvanised cupboard with shelves: $149 at Mitre 10 (Kulin!), SM will contribute
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