2021-12-13 Davis Makerspace General Meeting

Contents of Meeting

Board Members attending

Emily S

Board members absent w/o notification



Bill H
Julie M
Rob N


  • Quorum reached (all board members minus one).
  • No objections to the current slate of board members.
    • Bill H
    • Braden (Secretary)
    • Emily S
    • Jax (President)
    • Julie M
    • Roland (Treasurer)
  • Braden will add people to the board mailing list.
  • Bill brought up making sure we can check in with board members in case they don’t show up to a meeting.
    • We’ll trade phone numbers on the board mailing list to make that possible.
  • No objections to lowering the minimum number of board members to 4.
  • Braden will make the change to the bylaws on GitHub.
  • Emily asked Rob for some help measuring 3D printers so Crista can know about cabinetry dimensions.
  • Library recap:
    • Conference + teen room will be combined and renovated for a Makerspace, with some incoming+ongoing decisions about furnishings and equipment.
    • Emily+Julie+Bill went to Woodland library Makerspace to get info and direction.
  • Ran a repair cafe last month, seemed to generate some interest for a next one.
  • Rob: Any outreach or funding needs?
  • The laser cutter to be bought is the biggest item to be funded.
  • At the moment just have $6,000 vs $18,000 options; large gap to bridge to get from lower cost to higher cost one; not sure exactly how much funds come from library.
  • Rob: and people?
  • Emily: Yes, certainly nice to try to get more people, now that things are picking up and the library is needing some more input.

Meeting adjourned at 7:35pm