May 5 2014

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Meeting Time: 5:30pm Location: Bluebird Arthouse

All members are welcome to attend, and non-board members can join the conversation when invited.


  • Treasurer Report
    • Bank balance: 407.58
    • Paypal: 490.18
    • Total: 897.76
  • Taxes and annual report - James
  • Wild Apricot - Jens

Policies and Procedures

  • 2014 Annual Meeting and Elections
- set for June 21
- agenda needed based on bylaws
- Jens will email recap of bylaw requirements

Check on progress of Building Topics/Projects

  • Door access update
- Rye is back! set a meeting to work on it again
  • Bus
- Riverfest plans (parade, painting?, etc)
- will plan exterior parade presentation this week - perhaps Holi color powder during parade?
  • 3D printer explanation video
- to do
  • Cleanup Dropbox/Google Drive
- to do

Check on progress of Member Projects

  • Power Wheels Racing team
- will get a thread going
- lots of people interested

New equipment/donations

  • Wichita Community Foundation
- positive meeting, second planned
- grant money available
- committee to be formed to pursue
    • Mtg. with labor party and Downtown Development Corporation


  • Past
    • April 22 - ICT Unconference
    • May 1 - Mclean Magnet STEM Day
- lots of kids, they enjoyed it, so did we
- Barb will check on attendance numbers
  • Wichita Art and Book Fair (May 9-11)(One 8ft. table and Electricity - do we need anything else?)
- set schedule/work shifts
- setup to be done prior to 7 pm on Friday
  • Display/Demo at Maize HS (week of May 12)
  • Basic Sewing Workshop (June 14)
  • Riverfest (May 30-June 6)
- Barb has docs to share digitally - parade app and schedule
- could use demo projects built that relate to the theme of each day - James will ask email list
  • Kansas City Makerfaire (June 28-29)
- application accepted
- Power Wheels Racing team formed!
- James, Jens, Tom, Dom, John, and Barb plan to be there
- Ask members to send projects - more projects, less equipment!
  • Bike build/repair day (July)
  • Build a (mini) library workshop
  • 3D printer workshop - tentative June 11 - 6-9 pm

Any topics from members or guests who are present

Meeting closed @ 1858