Monthly Meeting 3/3/2020

Directors and Officers Present

  • Olivia Snyder: President
  • Anthony Alcala: Vice President
  • Ryan Elliott: Secretary
  • Brandon Hansford: Floating board/education coordinator
  • Luke Bayley: Floating board/Treasurer
  • John Sanders: Facilities coordinator
  • Greg Miller: CTO
  • Andy Michaels: Fundraising coordinator

Business

1st Order of Business:

Slides by Olivia click to view or download

2nd Order of Business:

We have a new exit sign and are getting a new fire extinguisher to meet fire safety compliance.

3rd Order of Business:

Discussed more about the move

4th Order of Business:

Microsoft Azure service is back to normal.

5th Order of Business:

Discussion about room rentals for private events. It has been determined that private events are allowed under our bylaws.

The event must be hosted by at least 1 member, and cannot conflict with a scheduled public event. Price point determined to be $50 per hour and time limit will be enforced by membership present at the time of event. All lab rules current at time of event apply. Room rental will be limited to just the classroom.

6th Order of Business:

Vote by the board to approve private room rental under the above wording. Vote passed unanimously.

7th Order of Business:

Discussion about the potential laser donation from DMS

8th Order of Business:

Wood shop committee now has access to update the wiki.

For anyone who does not know how to access our wiki the URL is http://wiki.thelab.ms

9th Order of Business:

Discussion of switching from google suite to Microsoft 365.

10th Order of Business:

Wood shop has brought up the topic of bringing in outside instructors. Further discussion will be needed.


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03/18/2020 - As per the city's most recent COVID-19 update, all Meetups are postponed until April 27.

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  • Python Programming for Everyone 2019-08-18 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM TheLab.ms - Plano's Makerspace (1915 N Central Expy Ste 370, Plano, TX) • What we'll do:Do you have an interest in in one of the easiest and most prolific languages of our time? Come and join as as we work on Python projects and share our experiences. This meetup we will bring our own projects and work on them, discuss them (and other Python things), and help…
  • Build Party: Red Bull Soapbox Race 2019-08-20 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM TheLab.ms - Plano's Makerspace (1915 N Central Expy Ste 370, Plano, TX) The Red Bull Soapbox Race is Sept 28th. We've got a frame, and it needs some work (e.g. drop weight, raise wheels). Let's jump on it! Tools needed:* Something that can cut steel (angle grinder and/or handheld plasma cutter would be ideal)* large wheels to replace existing ones Here's our current project board:https://github.com/TheLab-ms/Red-Bull-Soapbox/projects/1 https://soapboxrace.redbull.com/usa-dallas/en/
  • Amateur Woodworking 2019-08-20 at 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM TheLab.ms - Plano's Makerspace (1915 N Central Expy Ste 370, Plano, TX) Standing meeting for general woodworking topics, project planning/ sharing and skills transfer. Look for individual events for specific project work. RSVP at this link, not on this Meetup Page.https://www.meetup.com/Amatuer-Woodworking/events/257140192/

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