Meeting Minutes 9/11/13

9/11/13 COMMON ROOT HOUSE MEETING
Present: Andrew Losh, Lacey Losh, Kris Barzydlo, Link Wallick, Toby Bartels, Ivanhoe, & Ben Steinke
Notes taken by: Ben Steinke

SPACE RENTAL: Link considering renting space downstairs for studio for her EGG organization (at a discount) after Kris leaves on Sept. 20th; people who visited last week decided not to rent here. 

LINK’S ORGANIZATION: Earth Garden Gatherers (EGG); has a website; repurpose recycled materials to put back into the community; service currently begin done in small part of Near South neighborhood; more service to be done in the future; will take CR’s recycled/recyclable materials for repurposing; will hold workshops/skillshares on repurposing recycled/recyclable materials; suggested incorporating EGG into CR!

KRIS’S ROOM: Kris to leave Lincoln on Sept. 20th; room will be available for rent thereafter.

FREE SATURDAY: Proposal for holding Free Saturdays at Bike Kitchen(?)—will contact Nick Svoboda; maybe contact Grace Lutheran Church, Unitarian Church, or a rec center/gym area (?), or other big, open spaces. 

BUTTON MAKER: Provisionally donating to CR $64 for 1,000 button parts and $219 donated for button press.

TREASURY: Electric bill paid; Current amount in treasury: $345.73.

INTERVIEW: Lacey to be interviewed about Common Root by Adam Hintz from Meadowlark Coffee; which she’s willing to do. 

NOVEMBER FUNDRAISER: Brian from Kinetic Brew offered to set up latte bar for November fundraiser!; Pepe Escobar to donate cooler of lemonade for free; water also free; Latte will be for sale.
Lots of people and businesses have donated stuff for fundraiser!!!!!; More businesses need to be contacted; Announcements to be made throughout the evening about bidding, band breaks, etc.; bring finger foods/hors’d’oevres; Lacey and Shaina will visualize use of spaces for event on Saturday before event; Ivanhoe wants to donate, too!

VEGGIE BAKE SALE: Pepe’s Bistro from 11am-3pm on Saturday, Sept. 14th; items will be mostly vegan.

FACEBOOK ADMIN: Ben and Link volunteered to be CR Facebook admins. 

STREETS ALIVE!: Clark would like to help out with our booth to get volunteer hours for Boy Scouts (potentially 5 hours). 

PESTS: Diatamaceous earth applied to several upstairs and downstairs spaces to cut down on pests. Seems to be working.

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Toby Bartels
Participant

Who donated this button stuff again? It was Lacey’s parents who donated the button maker itself, I think, but what about the button parts? I don’t remember.

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Toby Bartels
Participant

I’m pretty sure that Link was moderator.

Common Root Admin