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bylaws [2017/08/29 19:09]
glassgiant [Label Your Stuff]
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 ===== Emergencies ===== ===== Emergencies =====
-In the event of an emergency, please deal with it and let a director know what happened as soon as it's safe to do so.  There will be a list of emergency ​contact by the phone.+In the event of an emergency, please deal with it and let a director know what happened as soon as it's safe to do so.  There is a list of emergency ​contacts on the red phone in the front room.
   * There is a red landline phone in the space. ​ If there'​s an emergency worthy of it, call 911. Our address is 275 Rocky Lake Dr., unit 19.   * There is a red landline phone in the space. ​ If there'​s an emergency worthy of it, call 911. Our address is 275 Rocky Lake Dr., unit 19.
   * In case of a fire, the exit is through the front of the building.   * In case of a fire, the exit is through the front of the building.
   * There is a large fire extinguisher on the wall near the front door.  There is a smaller one just outside the woodshop.   * There is a large fire extinguisher on the wall near the front door.  There is a smaller one just outside the woodshop.
   * There is emergency lighting in the hallway and bathroom.   * There is emergency lighting in the hallway and bathroom.
-  * There is a small first aid kit in the woodshop, hanging beside the door. +  * There is a large first aid kit in the front room, hanging on the wall.  ​There is a small first aid kit in the woodshop, hanging beside the door. 
-  * There is a cutoff for each sink under the sink itself.+ 
 +===== Directors ===== 
 +As of August 2018, the board of directors is comprised of: 
 +  * Shawn Wilson, president (shawn@halifaxmakerspace.org,​ cell 902-802-9714) 
 +  * Marcel Boudreau, vice president 
 +  * Adam Cox, corporate secretary/​treasurer 
 +  * Bill Morrow, director at large 
 +  * Michael Bowen, director at large 
 +To contact the board, you can email info@halifaxmakerspace.org (that goes to the board as a whole), or contact board members directly by email or in person. 
 + 
 +The Halifax Makerspace ​is a member-driven organization. This means you! Directors are there to make sure we stay in business, but anyone can join in and have fun helping out. If you're thinking of becoming a director and want some information before you commit, here are a few books that you can check out from the public library: 
 + 
 +  * Start Your Own Nonprofit : your step-by-step guide to success by Kimball, Cheryl. 
 +  * Social startup success : how the best nonprofits launch, scale up, and make a difference by Janus, Kathleen Kelly. 
 + 
 +The Halifax Regional Municipality'​s Volunteer Services also runs a 10-week course twice a year called "Step Up To Leadership"​ which covers all the basics of running a volunteer-based organization:​ https://​www.halifax.ca/​about-halifax/​volunteering/​step-leadership 
  
 ===== Responsibilities ===== ===== Responsibilities =====
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 ===== Supplies ===== ===== Supplies =====
-Paper towel, cleaning supplies, printer toner, etc. run out.  If you notice we're out of something, ​put it on the shopping list on the clipboard ​in the front room and tell a director.  If it's not obvious why we'd need it, put a note by it with an explanation (like "4 AAA batteries for wireless doorbell"​).+Paper towel, cleaning supplies, printer toner, etc. run out.  If you notice we're out of something, ​tell a director or make a note on the sign-in sheet.  If it's not obvious why we'd need it, put a note by it with an explanation (like "4 AAA batteries for wireless doorbell"​).
  
-If you use "a lot" of glue, solder, screws, sandpaper, or other consumables,​ (or if you cut through a nail and dull a saw blade) please replace them, or put it on the clipboard shopping list and put enough money in the kitchen piggy bank to cover it.  If you use half of a $16 bottle of glue, put $8 in the piggy bank.  If you use half a dozen wood screws, don't worry about it.  We encourage members to bring their own consumables for sizable projects, but aim to have enough consumables around that members have them at hand when they'​re required. ​ We don't want to nickel and dime our members.+If you use "a lot" of glue, solder, screws, sandpaper, or other consumables,​ (or if you cut through a nail and dull a saw blade) please replace them, or put it on the clipboard shopping list and put enough money in the donation box to cover it.  If you use half of a $16 bottle of glue, put $8 in the piggy bank.  If you use half a dozen wood screws, don't worry about it.  We encourage members to bring their own consumables for sizable projects, but aim to have enough consumables around that members have them at hand when they'​re required. ​ We don't want to nickel and dime our members. 
 + 
 +===== 3D Printing Scheduling ===== 
 +The Prusa printer may be in high demand.  
 + 
 +We may look at a signup process the schedule your print. Associates should have priority for small jobs, during their access times. 
 +[[3dprint schedule|3dprint schedule]]
  
 ===== Label Your Stuff ===== ===== Label Your Stuff =====
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 ===== Fridge ===== ===== Fridge =====
-The fridge is stocked with water and pop.  Please pay the piggy if you take something. ​ If you bring in your own fridgables, please label them with your name and date, and remember to be courteous with fridge space. ​ It's a small fridge. ​ We will clean out the fridge from time to time.  We will try to give notice+The fridge is stocked with water and pop.  Please pay the piggy if you take something. ​ If you bring in your own fridgables, please label them with your name and date, and remember to be courteous with fridge space. ​ It's a small fridge. ​ We will clean out the fridge from time to time.  We will try to give notice.
  
 ===== Cleaning ===== ===== Cleaning =====
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 There is a red landline phone in the space. ​ If it rings, feel free to answer it.  Feel free to use it to call local numbers. ​ Do not make long distance calls. ​ The phone number is 902-407-0206. There is a red landline phone in the space. ​ If it rings, feel free to answer it.  Feel free to use it to call local numbers. ​ Do not make long distance calls. ​ The phone number is 902-407-0206.
 +
 +===== Mail =====
 +We get mail at a community box.  Mail is checked infrequently. ​ It's best not to have anything delivered to the Makerspace, but if you must, let a director know to expect it.  If anyone puts anything through the slot in the door, please put it aside in an obvious place and let a director know.
  
 ===== Bylaws ===== ===== Bylaws =====
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 Halifax Makerspace Society is a non-profit, registered with the Nova Scotia Registry of Joint Stocks. Halifax Makerspace Society is a non-profit, registered with the Nova Scotia Registry of Joint Stocks.
 {{:​hms_bylaws.pdf|Our Bylaws}} {{:​hms_bylaws.pdf|Our Bylaws}}
 +
 +===== Membership Application Form =====
 +
 +Please visit the space and speak with one of our directors before completing a membership form. Membership is not complete until payment has been made.
 +[[https://​forms.gle/​6zFu5BTnavjf5svu8|Online Application Form]]
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