[Noisebridge-discuss] Fwd: Re: Pressure washer rental costs near nb

Ronald Cotoni setient at gmail.com
Tue Jan 21 22:53:31 UTC 2014

We should possibly bring that up at a meeting.  I removed the images since
they are really big and we should be using something like imgur or the wiki
to post these images.

On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 2:05 PM, Ronald Cotoni <setient at gmail.com> wrote:

> We will most likely be talking about this briefly at tonight's meeting.  I
> also noticed that Spinach Williams maybe didn't attend last week and that
> saddens me.  I would love to meet spinach in person and get them involved
> in noisebridge!
> On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 1:58 PM, Cameron Hackett <camhkt at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Here she is.
>> A full 86'ing is indicated and recommended.
>> On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 12:57 PM, Ronald Cotoni <setient at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> If eclair cared about the space, this person would not have repainted it
>>> last night (which another thread mentioned SOMEONE did).   Eclair is more
>>> than welcome to attend the meeting tonight to discuss the actions that lead
>>> to our getting a notice from the city and how to deal with it.  I also do
>>> not have her email nor have I ever met someone named Ecliar in the space.
>>>  As for asking her, it her word against a fine or other more serious
>>> consequences.  What she used is unimportant.  We need to clean it up and
>>> dispose of it like it is toxic regardless so it doesn't come back to bite
>>> us later.
>>> I agree with asking at the space or on the mailing list that we just
>>> have but I have little faith that someone in the community will step up to
>>> do this in a safe and responsible manner.
>>> Anyone on the list ever do professional sidewalk cleaning before with
>>> possibly toxic materials?
>>> On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 12:49 PM, spinach williams <
>>> spinach.williams at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Jan 14, 2014 12:29 PM, "Ronald Cotoni" <setient at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> > Because you clearly do not quite understand how the US legal system
>>>> works.  First, we are in a bit of a mess since Eclair painted the sidewalk.
>>>>  This is an offense that merits a fine.  If we wash it off and for whatever
>>>> reason the runoff contained some dangerous chemical (its paint of an
>>>> unknown type, which means we have no clue what is in it but it is better to
>>>> assume it is the most toxic of paint that exists), we could be held liable
>>>> for it running into the water supply.  Depending how toxic it is.  Chances
>>>> are we would prolly be fine but if we are not, you need insurance.  The
>>>> companies that do this on a regular basis have liability insurance for this
>>>> sort of thing.  So while it may cost is 300 for us to do it our selves
>>>> (throwing out a number), it could cost way more if something bad happens.
>>>>  I honestly don't know but you should think about this since while
>>>> Noisebridge is a unique hackerspace with a Docracy and such, that doesn't
>>>> necessarily apply to the rest of the planet.  If you would like, I will be
>>>> at the meeting tonight and we can discuss the real world vs noisebridge's
>>>> world.
>>>>  it's not a matter of my understanding things. here's a job lots of
>>>> people do, some of whom might come through nb, so it does some good (and
>>>> zero harm) to ask the community before looking outside. also, you can find
>>>> out what kind of paint it is -- it's right outside. or, you can just ask
>>>> eclaire what she used. this is only rocket science, y'all.
>>> --
>>> Ronald Cotoni
>>> Systems Engineer
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> Ronald Cotoni
> Systems Engineer

Ronald Cotoni
Systems Engineer
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