Tog-minutes-01

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TOG-meetings[edit]

Minutes from first meeting

17 Attendees

  • Thoughts of not using the word Hacker when trying to get a location.
  • Rob mention that ideally we'd need 3 months rent in the bank at any

one time for it to be sustainable.

  • 10 people to contribute to the rent initially - €50 euro to be the

limit for an individual to be expected to pay per month.

  • The slides of the Presentations on

http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/Documentation were passed around for people to familiarize themselves with the Hackerspace idea.

  • ToG = Tribe of Geeks ??
  • Paper was passed around during the meeting and people were asked to

write down what they expect from the hackerspace. The following are the results of that:


Building

  • internet
  • kitchen
  • dishwasher
  • 24/7
  • alarm
  • bathroom
  • 3phase elect
  • separate spaces
  • private from street
  • heating
  • lockable area
  • couches
  • furniture
  • fridge
  • dry - no damp
  • sponsorship?
  • key-holders - trust issues - insurance
  • insurance
  • 100m-sq
  • keys or RFID
  • area booking
  • public transport - city centre
  • place for BBQ
  • smoke detectors
  • smoking areas
  • air conditioning/ extractor
  • fire officer
  • fire extinguisher


Equipment

  • large plastic / project box private storage space
  • chemistry lab
  • web presence - irc - forum
  • PC's
  • Whiteboard
  • projector


Pay

  • rent
  • heat and electric
  • insurance
  • internet
  • cleaning / tea / snacks


Membership

  • walk-ins??
  • register as LTD
  • €1200 = 26 x €50 pm
  • standing orders Direct Debit
  • encourage opensource
  • skill-share
  • different donation pay grades
  • weekly events
  • membership structure
  • rentable desk space (allow people to rent a desk to use as an office)
Personal tools