Attendence: Michael, Will, Kyle, Forrest, Stephen, Sarah, Holly
Volunteer Shifts: Shifts covered
-bike jam – february 28th (sound system either generator and PA or build battery system)
-need fliers made for bike jam event
-trail tales 2/8 and world bike touring event at museum 2/1- cait telling a story
-Will hosting a table at museum event
-bins – make sure small recycling parts get into small containers
-Bike!bike! At 9/30/18
-ladies night – ongoing discussion of changing the night of ladies night
-field trip planned with chugiak Will – we are invited to ride the new mirror lake trails in March – public welcome, no rides offered
-difficult volunteer discussion
-confusion over purchase of a new bike that was left at shop despite our policy of no storing bikes.
-be familiar with and emphasize rules of the shop
-communication is key with volunteers that are difficult to deal with
-any questions on how to deal with difficult or hostile shop users?
-can bikes leave the shop unpaid for? – no
-can bikes be stored here once sold? – no
-if things get uncomfortable call another volunteer and if necessary the police
-use “off the chain” when discussing rules and practices instead of your own name
-discussion of current handbook and its rules and ideas in new provision
-please pass on any pertinent information about altercations to next shift manager
-tell new volunteers to read the handbook for shop credit!!
-retreat planned in march to finish revision of handbook
-tire raffle – we might do one
-bulk price list suggested – lists of parts at cost to better inform pricing bikes built to sell
-maybe use half the “for sale” price to estimate bulk price
-giving studded tires to forrest instead of raffling
-bikebike fundraiser ideas: raffle?