Minutes:Meeting Minutes 20171121

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Agenda for 11-21-2017

Chair: James O


Experienced Members

  • James - compute zone and media zone coordinator

New Members & Guests

  • Jeff - was here for a tour a couple weeks ago and is now goning through onboarding
  • Bradley - has come for potlock, game nights, is here to check out the meeting
  • Gary - is a former Tech Shop member, his background is electrical engineering/computer science

New Business


  • Mannsers: Self Care and Kit Care - Thursdays 7pm, $40 for 4 weeks. Talk to Jen N if interested
  • A Budgeting class will be upcoming
  • Anyone with class ideas, especially things like "essential skills from your favorite zone", talk to Jen
  • Another resin painting class will be coming soon
  • James: i3 Demo Days will be coming in Jan/Feb. Public event on Saturday afternoons, small demos/make and takes, etc.

Zone updates

Laser Zone

  • Both lasers had some parts replaced/repaired and are now fully up and running

Space Project Updates

IoT Stuff

Mark has an update on the IoT upgrades

  • A lot of what we're doing is in preparation expansion so running new light switches and stuff isn't such a pain.
  • Soon there will be 'Shutdown Button' to turn everything off before you leave
  • Networked thermostats are planned
  • Mark and Nate are working on a new keypad system to eventually replace the current one with


i3 MotorSports

  • #3 refurbishment in process.
  • Next meeting for new car on December 4, 2017 at 7PM.


Broom Party

Lost & Found Party

Meeting Metrics

  • Time completed: 7:53
  • Attendees: 11

Action Item Summary

No action items.

Proposal Summary

No proposals.


  1. James O
  2. David H
  3. Mark F
  4. Jen N
  5. Paul L
  6. Matt S
  7. Dave S
  8. Kevin F
  9. Jeff
  10. Bradley
  11. Gary

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