[EMS Discuss] Survey Results.. (ugly but free).

Bob Miller EMAIL HIDDEN
Tue Jul 2 16:20:27 PDT 2013


Tsunami's building isn't very big, is it?  I just looked at it on G.
Maps, and it looks like 2000-2500 ft² total.

On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 4:07 PM, John Burridge <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
> Too bad we couldn't make some sort of deal with Scott at Tsunami Books
> -- I know he's been looking for someone to share the rent with.  I'm
> not sure how we'd get machines and book stacks together, it would
> probably require him re-tooling either his back room or the side store
> where the rare books are.
>
> - John
>
> On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 3:51 PM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>> We've been looking at several places but nothing has been solid enough to
>> really bring it to the membership's attention.  Mark has been working on
>> putting together an excellent proposal that we can use when approaching
>> spaces.  Something similar to what Fertilab did downtown where our rent
>> would start inexpensive and ramp up over time.  He's also been talking to
>> the "city people" to get them thinking about us.  It's all still a work in
>> progress.  We're having a board meeting tomorrow and I'm hoping to get it
>> all straight in my head what our plan of attack is from here and we can let
>> you all know what we'd like to do.
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 3:26 PM, James Hukill <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>>>
>>> I have not seen a response form any board member on the current status on
>>> a new location.  Price and location information would be great.  I heard
>>> they have had a few threads on the board discussion list but nothing has
>>> been shared here (I am not privy to that DL).
>>>
>>> I would think a member meeting would help clear up some of the confusion
>>> and intentions of the board on what the next steps are.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 11:37 AM, Austin McKimmey <EMAIL HIDDEN>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I have similar feelings to Cord. I would most likely have to cancel my
>>>> membership. I understand Springfeild offers larger spaces at less money but
>>>> the distance is not menial for me or hopes of future members.
>>>>
>>>> I haven't been able to look through the results in depth but the location
>>>> choices results look confusing to me and might not mean what you thinks if
>>>> up look at the numbers longer. It was a scale wasn't it? So it might
>>>> something else entirely.
>>>>
>>>> I also see many of the results contradicting each other.
>>>>
>>>> I need to look at this closer. It didn't help I am trying I do it on my
>>>> phone at work.
>>>>
>>>> From
>>>> Austin McKimmey
>>>>
>>>> On Jul 1, 2013, at 7:22 AM, Cord Slatton <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Sorry if that's how it comes across, I thought about not saying anything.
>>>> I decided to make my feelings known. Its not just about Springfield. Its
>>>> about the distance. The most important thing to me about the maker space is
>>>> its proximity to me so that a project is accessible when I want to work.
>>>>
>>>> On Jul 1, 2013 7:18 AM, "Benjamin Hallert" <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> So, ultimatum mode activated for Cord, I guess.
>>>>> Personally, I like the Springfield idea because it's closer to me and
>>>>> could possibly allow for a larger space at the same budget, but I won't hold
>>>>> the group hostage over the decision.  I'd just like something big enough to
>>>>> foster growth and not break the bank.
>>>>> - Ben
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 6:22 AM, Cord Slatton <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> If the space moves to Springfield I will be very likely to cancel
>>>>>> membership.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Jun 30, 2013 10:55 AM, "James Hukill" <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> All,
>>>>>>> neogeek.com is my vanity domain so your not being sent off to
>>>>>>> geocities or something.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> http://neogeek.com/EMS/index.htm
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I personal have a few thoughts on the results.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I like the idea of tiered pay but what happens after 6 months or even
>>>>>>> a year?  Why not just have a tiered pay system with extra space/privileges
>>>>>>> with each tier.  In other words, just pay more period and I get more storage
>>>>>>> space or even a work bench or something.  If the new space is big enough
>>>>>>> maybe the $100 a month means just a taped off 5x5 floor space thats mine to
>>>>>>> do with, bench/shelf etc..
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I also noticed that more people voted for moving to Springfield... can
>>>>>>> I point out the obvious in saying we would then be Eugene Maker Space
>>>>>>> located in Springfield?.. "EMS Now With More Springfield" is the new slogan?
>>>>>>> LOL
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I think we all agree we are cramped and would get more members with
>>>>>>> more space and more space to offer to other clubs/interests.  My last
>>>>>>> question is to the board members whom were scoping space.. What price ranges
>>>>>>> have you been looking at? Is their a summery report on that with dollar
>>>>>>> values and square footage, aka the bottom line?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --James
>>>>>>>
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