[Noisebridge-discuss] Fwd: Charging for Lockers

Al Sweigart asweigart at gmail.com
Wed Dec 4 19:14:40 UTC 2013

I'm going to put forward a proposal for Noisebridge to spend up to a $1000
to buy metal lockers for the space.

NB's budget should be carefully tended, but that's why I think we should
make this purchase: This is something that will generate revenue for

On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 7:00 AM, Romy Ilano <romy at snowyla.com> wrote:

> There's a wiki for this by the way, if anyone interested in lockers is
> interested in adding.
> https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Lockers
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> From: Romy Snowyla <romy at snowyla.com>
> Date: Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 5:56 AM
> Subject: Fwd: [Noisebridge-discuss] Charging for Lockers
> To: Romy Ilano <romy at snowyla.com>
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> *From:* Al Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com>
> *Date:* December 1, 2013 at 1:32:29 PM PST
> *To:* noisebridge-discuss <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> *Subject:* *[Noisebridge-discuss] Charging for Lockers*
> I'll bring this up at the next meeting. I propose Noisebridge uses its
> funds to buy lockers for members to store their projects and valuables in.
> Theft and things being moved around and lost has been a large problem at
> Noisebridge for years. It would be nice if members had a place to store
> their belongings in a secure manner at the space, and this would encourage
> people to work on long-term projects instead of having to constantly haul
> them from home to the space to avoid getting them stolen.
> I've been looking on Craigslist. I've seen one ad (and this is about the
> general price) that had a bank of 3x2 school-sized lockers for $250 each.
> If we charge $15 a month for locker storage, we can recoup the cost for
> Noisebridge within six months, and at that point the lockers start MAKING
> money for Noisebridge.
> They are also sized so that two or more people could share them if they
> want to split the costs and trust each other.
> I can come up with more protocols for the lockers (process if people don't
> pay, who gets priority for lockers, where to put them, what can and can't
> be stored in lockers (such as food/smelly stuff), etc.)
> I'd propose that Noisebridge spend up to a thousand dollars for new
> lockers. We have the funds now, so we are in a much better position to make
> an expenditure like this.
> -Al
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