[EMS Discuss] That was fun. Let's NOT do it again!
Mon Jul 29 10:39:21 PDT 2013
I like this uniform storage space idea. We can get uniformly sized bankers
boxes from Staples right down the street for cheep. They are inexpensive,
sturdy, and easy to get a hold of when needed. They also come flat-packed
so we can potentially store some unused boxes next to the shelf or upstairs
so we will have some on hand when needed. I think it makes perfect sense
that every member get an equal amount of storage space at the shop,
especially since it's obvious that space at EMS is at a premium right now.
On Sat, Jul 27, 2013 at 1:12 PM, Bob Miller <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
> Now that we have some breathing room in our maker space, it's time to talk
> about how we can keep it that way.
> I'd like to suggest a policy that each member restrict himself/herself to
> a single 12x12x18 box of personal storage, clearly labeled with the owner's
> name. If you have more than that, you know what to do.
> We will have to make some kind of exceptions for projects that don't fit
> in a box. In the last hour, I've heard it suggested that we rent storage
> space to members, that we put storage space requests up for a member vote,
> or that we make them subject to board approval.
> This is the "discuss" email list. What kind of storage policies do you
> think would work?
> Also, please, PLEASE put your name on anything you leave at our shop.
> Whether you are donating it, lending it, or storing it for your personal
> use, label it so everyone knows who left it here. We have lots of sticky
> labels on the shelves next to the bathroom.
> Over the next few weeks, I will be doing two things. (You can do these
> things too, BTW. You don't have to wait for me.)
> 1. I will be sending out pictures of things whose owner is unknown. Look
> at the pictures. Speak up for your stuff. I want to move us toward a
> state where every object has a person responsible for it, and everyone
> knows (or can easily find out) who it is.
> 2. I will be watching the clutter level. If it starts rising again, I'll
> start working on some actual rules about who can store what here, then on
> actually enforcing those rules.
> Bob Miller K<bob>
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