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 ===== Cause Area Expectations ===== ===== Cause Area Expectations =====
-  ​Please leave the area as clean or cleaner than you found it. +Leave the area as clean or cleaner than you found it. 
-  * Please make sure to put money in the donation tin for consumables. +* Please make sure to put money in the donation tin for consumables ​that you appreciated using so that we can replenish them
-  Please return ​tools to their homes.+Only use tools in the way they are intended ​to be used. 
 +* Only use tools you know how to use or have been inducted on. 
 +* Ask for help or guidance when you need it. 
 +* Because art and creativity is subjective and personal, please do not provide unsolicited critique, suggestions or help with someone’s project. Instead, you may wish to offer your help, but allow the crafter to decline. 
 +* Respect that some crafters may not want to break their focus to talk or answer questionsThe exception to this rule is in the case of dangerous or disrespectful tool use and emergencies. 
  
 ===== Tools requiring Induction ===== ===== Tools requiring Induction =====
-Currently none of our tools require ​induction.+=== Overlocker === 
 +* Induction Process: ask the Cause Leader, a Supervisor or a Maintainer to schedule an Induction class (if one is not already scheduled). 
 +* Must be inducted in person by a Maintainer 
 +* Recognition ​of Competency Assessment★ not available for this tool. 
 + 
 +=== Vacuum chamber === 
 +* Induction Process: ask the Cause Leader, a Supervisor or a Maintainer for a personal ​induction. 
 +* Wiki self-help guide pending. 
 +* Recognition of Competency Assessment available upon request. 
 + 
 +=== Sewing machines === 
 +* Induction Process: ask the Cause Leader, a Supervisor or a Maintainer to schedule an Induction class (if one is not already scheduled) or for a private induction. 
 +* Wiki self-help guide pending 
 +* Recognition of Competency Assessment available upon request 
 + 
 +=== CNC ===  
 +* Induction Process: ask the Cause Leader, a Supervisor or a Maintainer to schedule an Induction class (if one is not already scheduled). 
 +* Induction Process is to ask the cause leader for an Induction class (run on demand with +7 days lead time) 
 +* Wiki self-help guide pending 
 +* Recognition of Competency Assessment available upon request 
 + 
 +★A Recognition of Competency Assessment is where you feel you have the required knowledge and skills to use the tool safely and properly. This may also include details specific to Craft Punk and our internal requirements of caring for the tool. 
 +* Cause Leader, Supervisors and Maintainers are listed on the Wiki. Inductions are dependant on volunteer availability.  
  
 ===== Process for becoming a Maintainer ===== ===== Process for becoming a Maintainer =====
-Tools are generally maintained ​by the cause leader, so check in with them before embarking on fixing ​a tool.+- Contact the Tool Supervisor(s) to assist with maintenance or improvements where instructed to do so. 
 +- The Tool Supervisor(s) will give their recommendation to the Cause Leader, who will either: 
 +* Approve your position as Maintainer ​by forum post here: https://​forum.hsbne.org/​c/​cause-effect/​craft-punk and add your name to the Wiki, or 
 +* Speak to you privately about reasons you may not currently be suitable or needed for a position as a Maintainer for that tool. The Cause Leader should provide feedback on how you might improve your eligibility,​ or may otherwise contribute to the cause by utilising your personal strengths. 
 +- Cause Members may overrule ​the cause leader’s decision by vote in any cause meeting (greater than 50% of quorum- including cause leader, standard) 
 + 
 +===== Process for becoming ​Supervisor ===== 
 +  - Show interest by demonstrating your ability to conduct self guided study and research about the tool or the related discipline. 
 +- Demonstrate your safe use of the tool. 
 +- Check and update the wiki (where needed). 
 +- Improve the tool and/or outline your plan to maintain the tool and increase ease of access to general HSBNE members. 
 +- Based on the outcomes of steps 1-4 and advice from other Supervisors,​ the Cause Leader will approve or deny your request by forum post here: https://​forum.hsbne.org/​c/​cause-effect/​craft-punk 
 +- Cause Members may overrule the cause leader’s decision by vote in any cause meeting (greater than 50% of corum- including cause leader) 
  
 ===== Ongoing Budgets ===== ===== Ongoing Budgets =====
 +**Monthly Consumables Discretionary Budget:​** ​
 +$100. This is for reimbursing purchases of consumables,​ small repair costs and small inexpensive tools required by the Cause to maintain usability of current major tools★, disciplines and room functionality. Purchases that form part of this budget can be approved by the Cause Leader without a vote at a Cause Meeting. This budget does not roll over to the following month. Purchases are allocated to the budget of the month shown on the proof of purchase.
  
-Monthly Consumables Discretionary - $100. This is for reimbursing purchases ​of cause consumables.+★Major tools refers to tools listed on the HSBNE wiki as a feature ​of Craft Punk.
  
 ===== Current Goals ===== ===== Current Goals =====
 +* Make Crafting fun and accessible for HSBNE members and the greater community.
  
 ====== Current projects ====== ====== Current projects ======
-  * Clean and tidy room +  * Restructure ​room to be more usable 
-  * Install more desks+  * Run classes
  
 ====== Pending projects ====== ====== Pending projects ======
   * Mark all tools and items belonging to the Craft Punk cause with specified colour and tag   * Mark all tools and items belonging to the Craft Punk cause with specified colour and tag
-  * Find spots for all equipment, and mark it either on shadow boards or labels on cupboards and benches +  * Find spots for all equipment 
-  * Mark specified spots that HSBNE members can leave active projects (green ticket shelf)+  * Complete Wiki entries and self induction materials for all the tools
  
 ===== Proposed Classes ===== ===== Proposed Classes =====
 ====== Upcoming ====== ====== Upcoming ======
-  * Screen printing monochrome- Photo-emulsion (induction) 
   * Basics of sewing (induction)   * Basics of sewing (induction)
-  * Basics of Embroidery+  * Clay sculpture and coil pottery
  
 ====== Future classes ====== ====== Future classes ======
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   * Screen printing multiple colours   * Screen printing multiple colours
   * Introduction to moulding and casting   * Introduction to moulding and casting
 +  *   * Screen printing monochrome- Photo-emulsion
  
 ===== Cleaning plan ===== ===== Cleaning plan =====
 + * Every Tuesday members should see if anything needs tidying up and if surfaces and floors need to be cleaned. ​
 +
 +===== Meeting Minutes =====
 + === Craft Punk Cause Meeting 27/08/19 ===
 +
 +== Attendees:​== ​
 +  * Gabrielle Hewitt
 +  * Aaron Bycroft
 +  * Mike Ando
 +  * Timothy Reichle
 +  * Eris Ryan
 +  * Paula O'​Donnell
 +  * Brendan Halliday
 +  * Emily Taylor
 +  * Meka Beecham
 +
 +Meeting opened at 8:10pm
 +
 +Vote on implementing the Cause Operating Policy:
 +Members against: 0
 +Members abstaining: 1
 +Vote passed
 +
 +Meka talked about needing to finalise the renovation budget, today we only need to decide on how much of the craft punk budget we are using, then we will request the remainder from the general membership. ​
 +Nog checked our financials and said we have $1018, He also mentioned we need to run an event each month to have access to the cause funds. ​
 +Meka mentioned he is planing to run a pottery/​clay sculpture class.
 +Eris says we need some parts for the kiln to make it good again. Mainly new elements. ​
 +Meka suggested we should spend $800 on renovation and save the rest for emergency and to replace the vacuum chamber as the loaned one has been taken home.
 +
 +Vote to spend $800 of the Craft Punk funds on renovations:​
 +Members against: 0
 +Members abstaining: 1
 +Vote passed
 +
 +Gabby asked if we are considering asking to use the games room for more craft punk space.
 +Meka said we can consider it, but should do this renovation with the current space, but we will keep in mind how we might split and expand to use more space.
 +Gabby mentioned with extra room we can get an embroidery machine
 +Aaron suggested we should should put forward a vote for the embroidery machine to the general membership sooner rather than later due to other big equipment going up for vote soon.
 +Discussion happened on what dates are most suitable for having working bees. It was agreed we should have a sorting out working bee and a big move, renovate and restructure day.
 +
 +Dates agreed on:
 +Sorting Bee on Sat 7th Sep
 +Renovate Bee on Sat 28th Sep- possible overflow day 29th Sep
 +
 +Sorting Bee will be about what to keep, what to put in consumables store and what to throw out.
 +Discussion happened around what we want to do with the room. Multiple members mentioned wanting to get rid of the gross carpet. Gabby mentioned using floating laminate flooring for ease of installation. Meka mentioned using vinyl for ease of cleaning and hard wearing. General agreement that cost will be an issue and that we should look for options and post them on the renovation forum thread. Meka mentioned that we could do a quick paint to make the walls less patchy and that he might have enough paint at home for it.
 +Renovation Bee will roughly structured as follows: ​ moving everything out from the room, building cabinets (check with wood shop), removing fittings, painting walls, putting down new flooring, building new furniture, moving tools back in. 
 +Meeting closed 8:58pm
 +