[EMS Discuss] Membership Meeting Today

Sat Oct 27 11:37:22 PDT 2012

I have the latest membership list of members in good standing.  We will take 
attenance and determine quorum at the start of the meeting.  I am planning on 


From: Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>
Cc: discuss <EMAIL HIDDEN>
Sent: Sat, October 27, 2012 10:28:58 AM
Subject: Re: [EMS Discuss] Membership Meeting Today

No one made any proposals so there is nothing really on the agenda.  I guess it 
would be good to talk about our membership drive party.  Kevin can figure out 
how many members we have.
On Oct 27, 2012 10:10 AM, "Mr. Clif" <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

Do we have any other agenda items for the meeting, and how many members do we 
have these days so we'll know whats a quorum?
>    Clif
>Rick Osgood wrote:
>Just a reminder that our membership meeting starts today at 1:00PM at the
>>shop.  I completely forgot until last night that I'm supposed to be going
>>to the football game today so unfortunately I can't make it.  Kevin, if you
>>can't make it to the meeting today, can you please send the financial
>>information to Bob so he can talk about it at the meeting?
>>I'm sorry I can't make it today, I had a few topics that I wanted to
>>discuss with everyone and get some feedback on.  I can just list them here
>>and if you all want to talk about them, feel free.
>>1) Kevin and I started arranging our larger wood working tools into one
>>area so that we can more easily use them without having to set them up each
>>time.  I was also thinking it would be nice to keep our wood working tools
>>in that one corner so we have an obvious use for that area.  I'm curious if
>>you all agree that separating that stuff out into one spot makes sense.
>>2) I'm starting to build a welding booth in the shop.  The idea is to make
>>a 6ft x 6ft x 6ft curtain over near the 240V power outlet between the work
>>bench and that larger white desk.  We would have to move the black shelves
>>there.  My idea was to put a welding table against the wall and get a
>>welding cart to hold the welder and some other gear.  Then have a curved
>>curtain rod over the area with a welding curtain.  This way, when the
>>welder is not in use we can pull back the curtain and keep the area open.
>>  But if someone wants to weld, they can easily just close the curtain to
>>protect everyone else.  I intend to put a fan in there as well to bow the
>>fumes out of the booth.  Better ventilation would be nice but that would
>>probably come later.  The main reason I want to do this is to make the
>>welder easy for people to use and learn how to use.  It's a big pain now to
>>have to pull all that stuff out when you want to use it and then find a
>>surface you can actually weld on.  Plus we have no way to protect the other
>>members from the bright flashes.  I've already started making the curtain
>>rod, the two pieces of pipe are over against the wall underneath the potato
>>cannon on the right.  I wanted to get feedback on this idea too.
>>I hope the meeting goes well and again I want to apologize for not being
>>able to make it.
>>Discuss mailing list
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