[Noisebridge-discuss] Fwd: Charging for Lockers
romy at snowyla.com
Wed Dec 11 22:58:03 UTC 2013
Cool I've added Locker Protocol and Locker FAQ to the Locker page
Just want to get everything in one place
On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 2:34 PM, Al Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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