[EMS Discuss] That was fun. Let's NOT do it again!

Mon Jul 29 11:02:11 PDT 2013

Third this..

On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 10:39 AM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:

> 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>
>>                                         EMAIL HIDDEN
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