Saturday, August 16th, 2014 Monthly NTEAA Meeting

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Monthly NTEAA Meeting

Date : Saturday, August 16th, 2014

Time : 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location : Dallas MakerSpace (DMS)

Address : 1825 Monetary Lane, Suite 104, Carrollton, TX 75006 (Please note the new location of DMS)

Website : http://dallasmakerspace.org/

All monthly meetings are free to attend and open to the public.

Called to order @10:05am

Treasurer’s Report

•~$1092

• (14) members present; (3) new members

Old Business

• “National Drive Electric Week” update

1. now targets NON-EV owners

2. result of DFW being targeted for air quality (e.g. ozone); EPA tasked NCTCOG/EVNT to come up with ways to reduce DFW air pollution

• Still looking @speaking slot for “Renewable Energy Round-up” (Belton, TX Sept 26-28) but NO booth

New Business/Projects/Events

• Will extend hours of September 20 meeting (10-3 @MS) and construct driving course in spirit of "National Drive Electric Week"

• Trying to move @Tesla service center meet to October

• Future meeting ideas:

1. Watch “Kick Gas” movie as a group when available for download and not just streaming

2. Ride/view E-Trolley (DART) maintenance barn in Uptown (Dallas)

3. Meet/charge @Perot Museum (indoor rooms? parking lot?)

Today’s Program

• Robert Kent w/North TX Commission talked about alternative vehicle parking and displayed a sign available for public use; also discussed public parking/charging (e.g. airports/malls/etc)

• Mike Harris displayed his EV conversion of a Ford Ranger pickup

Adjourned @11:30am

 

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