Meeting Minutes 2/6/14
* Note Taker
* Lincoln Earth Day
Saturday April 12
** $25 for non-profit booth
We’ll pay it.
** Borrowed Canopy
** Adjoinging Booth Space with Little Free Libraries
** Lacey or someone will call them and set this up.
** Need to establish who will sit at the table.
* Library Committee
** For book Little Free Library donations, talk to Lacey. Or visit a LFL in person.
** For Common Root Library donations, talk to Andi.
*** Dave will bring books
*** Abbie will bring books
** We need to organize the books
** Abbie will investigate making a mobile library
* Zine update
** Ben has an article topic: What is Utopia?
** Received poetry from Abbie
** LFL related artwork to come
** Still need a couple submissions
Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org
** Azaria will provide paintings of pictures
* New Space
** Meeting space for next Thursday?
Closes at 9pm – built in timekeeping!
It’s agreed. 7pm at Pepe’s. Spread the word.
** Update on possible CR space?
*** Andi reports
**** Found some stuff that’s expensive.
**** David (Landlord)’s space is checking out other tenants.
Might be unavailable to us.
**** The place near the Fishing Freddie’s
$600 and change plus high heating bill
Over 1000 square feet.
*** Heidi reports
**** warehouse space – some maker person
**** Space above a bar
*** Barbara asks: What is our budget?
We’re pulling in $300/month
*** Heidi asks:
How long will we look for the perfect space vs. how much do we
need a transitional space so we can have events now?
*** Barbara says don’t forget space for art.
*** Dave says, if our recurring incoming is $300/month, how can we consider places that cost more than that?
Each fundraising idea has a point person, named here. They will
all meet at Heidi’s place (when?)
** UNL Makers – Heidi
*** Fundraising event: Art from Technology
Making art out of tech junk?
*** They want publicity right now because they are working to get their space set up on campus.
Which they plan to be open to the public.
*** They want to have some kind of competition. Registration proceeds to go to Common Root.
*** Heidi will email dave re: talking to makers.
** Baked goods – Azaria
** Art Auction – Bernie, Heidi
** Theatre/Music – Amanda
** Internet fundraising – Barbara
* Website Committee
** Individual or guest logins – commonroot.net
*** Enable anonymous comments?
*** Enable anyone-create an account?
*** What this agenda item is about:
**** TODO Individual accounts for CR members to post meeting notes.
***** DONE Dave
** update from Toby + Dave about listserv
** TODO rename forum as meeting notes and gussy it up.
** Not everybody uses facebook.
*** Do we need automated cross-posting?
** TODO phone tree. Human delegation. For stuff like..
*** cross posting events and such.
** TODO Lacey is the only one that receives email@example.com email.
Can we direct such emails to a group?
** credit union shopping
*** UNL Credit union
**** Andi heard that we can’t get an account
Talked to Corey. They can’t take an organization instead of an
individual. Heidi says she will look into this.
*** Liberty First Credit Union.
They don’t have ACH yet but they will have it in May.
*** Catalyst Union Bank and Trust
Heidi will talk with them.
** Treasury report
** TODO Treasurer or Assistant Treasurer
contact current credit union and point out that we’ve published
particulars about our account on the internet so they shouldn’t
accept transactions over the phone.