[dms-discuss] 2022-12-05 Meeting Minutes
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Tue Dec 6 03:59:06 UTC 2022
2022-12-05 Meeting Minutes
Board members in attendance (5/6):
- Bill H
- Braden P
- Emily S
- Julie M
Board members absent with notice:
General public in attendance:
- Edward B
- Rob N
- Emily and Anne-Marie will present their game at the library.
- Edward introduces desire for and project concerning some way to help with community building in Davis, in particular with a goal on youth involvement.
- How to balance the needs of the different populations of Davis who approach the city in different ways, e.g. kids vs UCD undergrads vs grads vs parents vs etc...
- How to address the very out-of-date online resources that currently exist via e.g. the Davis Wiki, the Davis City website, etc.
- Bill: Anything similar out there in another city?
- Edward: Would be good to look, though also don't want to try to fit something that worked elsewhere into the quite potentially different environment of Davis.
- Edward was interested in connecting Bill H with a guy interested in "quantum smells".
- Ayes all around for the proposed set of board members and director positions:
- Board members continue to be: Bill H, Braden, Emily S, Jax, Julie M, Roland.
- President: Julie M
- Treasurer: Roland
- Secretary: Braden
- Julie reminds for call for open hours at the temporary space in the Library.
- Edward mentions that Willett has a makerspace that could get more use. Has an inventory of tools available there.
- Julie will connect up Edward with the Sacramento area consortium of makerspaces.
- Emily thinks back on the topic of Davis community building / data collation could also have some nice overlaps with the interests of the Library.
- Bill H mentions a brewery-focused makerspace under development by the Sac City college remote campus at UCD.
- Julie also points Edward at a Makerspace at Da Vinci High School.
- Emily: Any other projects going on?
- Jax: Working on advent of code: https://adventofcode.com/
- Edward: Also interested in wildlife live cam to try to make peace with all the squirrels around.
- Emily: Nicholas is also interested in such cameras for their property for the various wildlife they are seeing around.
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