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* Purchasing new equipment?
* Purchasing new equipment?
** List of prospective purchases: https://splatspace.slack.com/archives/C024R8A776Z/p1635106954002400 ''(needs updating)''
** List of prospective purchases: https://splatspace.slack.com/archives/C024R8A776Z/p1635106954002400 ''(needs updating)''
** Results are being aggregated https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yP0ywR5RQL9-IDHVIXq8xx6QcPUzRZ4fSuuAmVkYko0/edit?usp=sharing
** Results have been aggregated https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yP0ywR5RQL9-IDHVIXq8xx6QcPUzRZ4fSuuAmVkYko0/edit?usp=sharing
* Glowforges  
* Glowforges  
** Move one or both to the metal shop to keep the classroom more usable for events?
** Move one or both to the metal shop to keep the classroom more usable for events?

Revision as of 00:38, 24 May 2022


June 7th, 2022

Link to join online meeting: https://meet.google.com/roo-ozzn-jne


  1. Guest Introductions
  2. Member Reports
  3. Upcoming Events
    1. Recurring Events
    2. Non-Recurring Events
  4. Previous Minutes
  5. Member Attendance
  6. Recruitment / Retention / Fundraising
  7. Old Business
    1. Pinned items
    2. Action Items
  8. New Business
  9. Officer Reports
    1. President
    2. Vice-President
    3. Treasurer
    4. Secretary
    5. Public Relations
    6. At-Large
  10. Other
  11. Trash/Recycling Volunteer
  12. Adjournment


Guest Introductions

Member Reports

Upcoming Events

New calendar for 2022 External Outreach Events list

Some outreach highlights:
Nuese River Valley Spring Into Trains Show
Neuse River Valley Model Railroad Club
Sat-Sun, Apr. 30 - May 1, 2022, 2022
9:00am - 5:00pm
Kerr Scott Building, State Fair Grounds, Raleigh, NC SplatSpace will be hosting a Learn To Solder table
Maker Faire Asheville Sat, May 7, 2022 Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville, NC 28801
members from SplatSpace are attending, but SplatSpace will not have an exhibit as a club
Durham's Home Goods Market Sat, May 21, 2022
10:00am - 2:00pm
Black Wall Street Gardens, Downtown Durham, NC SplatSpace invited to Pop Up Shop,
to show how creators work to make the pieces they love
Engineers Day
Durham's Museum of Life and Science
Sun, May 22, 2022
10:00am - 3:00pm
433 W. Murray Ave, Durham, NC looking for SplatSpace participants to host a club table
Recurring Events

Regular events carried from month to month. As usual, check https://www.meetup.com/splatspace/events/calendar for posted events.

Non-Recurring Events

none at this time

Previous Minutes

  • Approved minutes from May 3rd, 2022

Recruitment / Retention / Fundraising

Member Attendance
  • X Dues-paying (voting) members
  • X on-line & 6 members in attendance
  • X to reach quorum

Notes from the Special Action Committee:

Old Business

Pinned Items

Permanent items of the Old Business section carried from month to month.

ToDo Action Items

(Items carried forward from previous meetings, but not up for discussion this month. Recorded here so we don't forget about them.)

  • Identify and maintain (online) lists of SMEs (subject matter experts) for each equipment or space. (No Update)

New Business

  • Door issues
    • Shares circuit with the woodshop, gets tripped sometimes from the woodshop.
    • Discussed options for battery backup. Wifi would also be useful to have on a battery backup.
    • Lock broke again
    • -- Adam N. has fixed it by "rebooting" laptop power supply
    • -- Adam and Ryan looking at possibly installing one for the rear basement door as a backup

Officer Reports

  • Have ordered T-Shirts for sale; working on setting a PayPal account for payments
    If you would like one contact Blake at blake@splatspace.org
  • Looking at new places to rent based on some discussion about our rent going up and maintenance issues
  • Looking for recommendations on what drinks to supply the fridge for donation (I get them from Costco)

  • EBay sales working, stuff is still listed
  • Justin is the appointed single point of contact for UDI and Mr. Russell: please don't call Mr. Russell directly -- bring any issues to Justin, or contact board@splatspace.org
    • Bathrooms are now stocked with TP & paper towels, toilets are still dirty
    • No word yet about the thermostat.
    • I'll follow up with Mr. Russell later this week


Account balances as of 4/30/2022:

+ BB&T + Cash Total - Outstanding - Escrow - 3 mo reserve Non-committed
  $9168.78     $174     $9342.78     $0     $672     $7500     $1170.78  
  $9817.93     $174     $9342.78     $0     $672     $0     $8670.78  

The rest of the Treasurer report for this month is pending (Ryan getting time to finish it).

Donations: Thank you to everyone who donates your time and effort to keeping SplatSpace going. Board members, Sunday cleanup crew, event leaders, and our fellow Raptorcorns!

Pending: SplatSpace's Charitable Solicitation License Exemption filing is due May 15, 2022, with the NC Secretary of State. Anyone want to help complete and submit it?


{not present}

Public Relations

  • Scott:
    • Progress made on Electronics bench cleanup/upgrade; thank you to members participating and helping
    • Progress made on the SplatServer, adding capacity, reorganizing file structure, and making it available on the network. Input from members welcome - contact Scott.
    • Progress made on sorting & testing cables, mice & keyboards from donations & boneyard that are in the main room
    • Will be helping to clean the presentation table to make room for effort working on the A/V/media corner.
  • Eli:

{no additional information}

  • need to add item to next month's new business: we need a policy to handle donations to minimize "Mt Doom" piles taking up space and time.

Trash/Recycling Volunteer

  • Ask for a volunteer