[Noisebridge-discuss] Fwd: Charging for Lockers
asweigart at gmail.com
Wed Dec 11 22:34:03 UTC 2013
I've filled out a Locker FAQ to address some questions that were brought up
about them last night. https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Locker_FAQ
On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 11:14 AM, Al Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm going to put forward a proposal for Noisebridge to spend up to a $1000
> to buy metal lockers for the space.
> NB's budget should be carefully tended, but that's why I think we should
> make this purchase: This is something that will generate revenue for
> On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 7:00 AM, Romy Ilano <romy at snowyla.com> wrote:
>> There's a wiki for this by the way, if anyone interested in lockers is
>> interested in adding.
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Romy Snowyla <romy at snowyla.com>
>> Date: Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 5:56 AM
>> Subject: Fwd: [Noisebridge-discuss] Charging for Lockers
>> To: Romy Ilano <romy at snowyla.com>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> Begin forwarded message:
>> *From:* Al Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com>
>> *Date:* December 1, 2013 at 1:32:29 PM PST
>> *To:* noisebridge-discuss <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
>> *Subject:* *[Noisebridge-discuss] Charging for Lockers*
>> I'll bring this up at the next meeting. I propose Noisebridge uses its
>> funds to buy lockers for members to store their projects and valuables in.
>> Theft and things being moved around and lost has been a large problem at
>> Noisebridge for years. It would be nice if members had a place to store
>> their belongings in a secure manner at the space, and this would encourage
>> people to work on long-term projects instead of having to constantly haul
>> them from home to the space to avoid getting them stolen.
>> I've been looking on Craigslist. I've seen one ad (and this is about the
>> general price) that had a bank of 3x2 school-sized lockers for $250 each.
>> If we charge $15 a month for locker storage, we can recoup the cost for
>> Noisebridge within six months, and at that point the lockers start MAKING
>> money for Noisebridge.
>> They are also sized so that two or more people could share them if they
>> want to split the costs and trust each other.
>> I can come up with more protocols for the lockers (process if people
>> don't pay, who gets priority for lockers, where to put them, what can and
>> can't be stored in lockers (such as food/smelly stuff), etc.)
>> I'd propose that Noisebridge spend up to a thousand dollars for new
>> lockers. We have the funds now, so we are in a much better position to make
>> an expenditure like this.
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