20230326 Plenum

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The Plenum is a regular meeting of all people involved with the space to talk about things and decide stuff. If you have any topics to add, go right ahead! Please sign your points with your name (by adding a "--~~~~" after your text).

After the Plenum, please follow the tasks outlined in Cycling the Plenum to archive the discussion.


  • The Plenum is an institution to decide what the space should look like, physically and in other ways, such as virtually.
  • Things concerning the space should be discussed at a plenum.
  • Everyone on-site can participate in that process, member or otherwise.
  • Everyone can lead a plenum; no need for board members to do that.
  • Topics should ideally be announced on the Plenum wiki page beforehand.
  • The Plenum should be held in a language that everyone participating understands.
  • Scheduling: Second Thursday of the month at 8 pm and the last Sunday after the cleanup (which starts at 11 am)
  • Plenums should be no longer than 90 minutes.

Next Plenum: Sunday, March 26th after the cleanup (which starts at 11 am)

Topics for the Plenum

What are you currently working on?

  • German: Shelf
  • Theresa: Embroidery
  • Meier: Improving Flott drillpress
  • Bira: Magic Mirror, Android App
  • Terry: rocket powered model helicoter, cookie cutters
  • Aaron: takes notes, Gardening,
  • Alex: Ventilaton system for Airsoft Goggles
  • Kristian: Hochbeete
  • Jonas: HomeAssistant to get the Briefkastensensor working
  • Allesandro: Wooden tortilla press

Projects & Groups update

This is a quick update from group meetings at our space or other long-term space projects (e.g., Lasercutter, CNC, etc.)

Laser Cutter

  • There are some slight precision problems but no sure way how to fix it.
  • Also the new hexagon mesh mat needs to be expanded/stretched and to be installed

News from the Landlord

We were informed that there are plans to introduce video surveillance to the whole Kreativquartier in the near future. There have been some adverse events that happened (one example: People dumping their trash like washing machines on the premises). We can't really do anything about it. They seem to be serious about data security at least.

New Storage Solution

We have a plan that would increase the space for boxes by more than 100%. It uses three Pressspanplatten from Carl Götz which cost 100€ each and will be sawed into three pieces 2mx0.8m each. With extra Holzleisten for support, Kantenumleimer, and Screws, this will cost approx 600€. Bottom will have more vertical place for IKEA boxes (legacy members that used Ikea boxes before the decision about euroboxen was made). See renders:


  • A loomio is on the list. Please watch out for the loomio poll and participate in the voting!
  • We need volunteers that are willing to help install the new shelves. Try to participate and watch out for the announcement on Slack. --ⓒ②② (🅃🄰🄻🄺) 12:59, 26 March 2023 (CEST)

Say Thank you

  • Aaron, Meier and German for measuring and planning the new storage solution
  • Meier for maintenance on the Flott drill press
  • people organizing the drinks and refilling the fridge!
  • German, Meier for labeling and sorting stuff into euroboxes
  • Theresa/German for purchasing the drinking glasses from Ikea
  • Alessandro for taking the electronics/metal/etc trash to the recycling center!
  • Alex and Kris LV for cleaning the workshop
  • Terry for sorting through all of the lasercutter material
  • Theresa for cleaning the kitchen
  • Aaron for mopping the floor
  • Alessandro for cleaning the drinking fridge
  • Meier, Jonas, German for taking the courtains down and storing them for the summer
  • All 10 people that participated in our cleanup!

SAVE THE DATE: Sommerfest

This years yard summer festive are scheduled for 10th of June! Come and help us build a fantastic sommer fest. Please hit up German on slack if you are interested in helping. --ⓒ②② (🅃🄰🄻🄺) 12:02, 25 March 2023 (CET)


If you want to be mentioned at the previous section as well, one of the easiest ways is to take one of our MiniJobs. This is a great way to participate in the Munich Maker Lab e.V. and contributing time helps keeping our space in a good shape. You can find all information about the scope of the available jobs on MiniJobs.

Stuff from the past

What was discussed at the last Plenum? What's the current status of those things? 20230309 Plenum

  • We have purchased the glasses from Ikea as agreed earlier this year.

Anything you don't feel comfortable with within the space? What would you like to change or to be changed?

  • Certain members are using the MuMaLab more like a Baumarkt than a community workspace. We should have an eye on that, as important tools are missing for members to use. Also, the stuff on the mission page is not being kept up to date, even if I reminded a couple of times. Tools are returned uncleaned. --ⓒ②② (🅃🄰🄻🄺) 12:02, 25 March 2023 (CET)
  • Someone removed a sign near the door controller that was intentionally bent away but not removed by me. Making these laminated signs is a lot of voluntary work, so I do not understand why people would just remove them (especially because it was clear that it is not in effect right now). --ⓒ②② (🅃🄰🄻🄺) 12:02, 25 March 2023 (CET)
    • someone returned, thanks!

Things for Newsletter, Social Media & Website News

Introduce Loomio poll

  • Basement Storage System (rendering on top). A proper loomio poll will be written, and the approximate cost will be around 900€. Please watch out for the loomio poll opening this or next week. --ⓒ②② (🅃🄰🄻🄺) 12:52, 26 March 2023 (CEST)

Things to Buy

Request for online participation

If necessary, you can request to participate remotely (via jitsi). Please briefly describe why you want to participate remotely and what topic you want to discuss. (additionally to adding the topic on top!)