Meeting Notes 2023 09 12

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These are the notes from the The 740th Meeting of Noisebridge. Date: 2023_09_12


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Note-takers: Kelsey, Loren

Moderators: Loren

Introductions[edit]

  • Loren - run Meetups/Infra on Mondays, and chearlead noisebridge infrastructre for the space
  • Kelsey - Run [transit meetups on Wednesdays]
  • Steve - he/him, first time to meeting, python class
  • Mark - video games stuff, help organize!
  • JD - laser instruction, power tool saftey training + misc + general space, more maker than coder
  • LX - gamebridge game dev teacher, wiki and event helper

Short announcements and events[edit]

  • NB15 15th anniversary party planning can begin to prepare for our 15th birthday / Halloween party!
  • Neurotech is not happening, lets get it off the schedule!

Pre ROS meeting -> coming up on Oct 12

  • Transit Meetup every other week ! Wednesdays (still looking for perfect but will update in discord)
  • Modular Synth class ! We look forward to music + math!!!
    • we look forward to math, music, and electronic aspects - someone else doing synth stuff on thier own.
  • Spending money on ADA update? See updates in Discord!
  • Reminder: Next Wednesday, the 20th, we are hauling the Limbolandia junk out of the space! Could use some assistance w/ loading and unloading.
  • Other grantwriting interest. LLMs ... but mostly knowing which to apply to.


Brief Kudos[edit]

Recent examples of excellent behavior, say 3, unless the passion moves you.

  • Kudos to Daniel - SHED is almost working!
  • Ben - making cool marble run with CNC (for maker faire demo too). Untidy cnc workstation.
  • Ken - tidy
  • Kudos to Roy & ppl, cleaning upstairs
  • LX - showing up to convince us to have a Halloween party & NB15

New Members/Associate Members[edit]

None

Financial Report (first Tuesday of month only)[edit]

Anarchist societies under a capitalist state need money to survive and thrive, yo.

Emeline 9-5 higher than usual bills are:

  • IOCoop membership (300)
  • taxes accountant (1650~)
  • wool for industrial knitting machine (hopefully it’ll start to pay for itself this month!)
  • Monthly revenue, expenses. Big projects. Big fundraising events. Reserves in bank.
  • Any other details by those participating in handling our financials
  • The latest financial reports from the treasurer are available at https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Finances

Spending Needs[edit]

  • Prizes for special hackathon during NB 15 party?

Fundraising Update[edit]

How's it all going

  • Let's plan for some fundraising around and during our NB15 anniversary events.

Big C Consensus Items[edit]

None!

Discussion[edit]

Discussion Item 1[edit]

Emeline - Jarrod Hicks did an accessibility program thing. There is some info we gathered about what needs to be done with the front door/ stairs etc.

We need to discuss this. discord #accessibility

  1. fundraising

Discussion Item 2[edit]

  1. events - #nb15

LX - Halloween party, coincides with NB15 anniversary. Need to start planning last week!

Halloween 10/31 is on Tuesday. Party saturday before.

Mark: I will take point on starting discussion in Discord.

LX: Do we want to do an pre-work party on the actual anniversary? (Oct. 1st)

Sure!


End of Meeting[edit]