Emergency Meeting Minutes for November 15, 2017

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Called to Order

  • Called to Order At: 7:30pm
  • TechShop closing, many displaced makers, HackPGH board welcomes the displaced TechShop members to HackPGH!
  • List of changes we already did
    • $50/mo Membership
    • Day Passes until Jan 1st.
    • 24/7 Access
    • Teach a class, get a free month membership
    • Volunteer one shop clean a quarter
    • +18 but classes for all ages
    • A place to prototype and do small scale manufacturing
  • Update on Harold's space
    • Verbal agreement from current tenant.
    • Expanding to space next door, end of this year, early 2018
    • HackPGH members willing to help current tenant move
    • Increase space from 1500 sq feet to 3400 sq feet
  • Some TechShop meetups may be moved to HackPGH
  • Maker Day Temporary Day Pass (finish your Holiday projects), for $15-$20 a month you can try using tools with a HackPGH members supervising you
  • Commercial makers using space during the day, commercial makers will still be required to contribute to community
  • Emphasis on fixing the tools yourself, we don't have paid employees. Big difference with HackPGH.
  • Discussion with HackPGH landlord about using Avenu's other buldings for temporary member storage and classes
  • Maker Potluck 1.5 weeks after Thanksgiving

Move to Adjourn

  • Adjourned at: 9:35pm