[Board] Re: Motion: Support visit to meet with the emerging Vietnam Chapter with funding

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Sat Mar 6 23:11:58 PST 2010

Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote:
> Jeff McKenna wrote:
>> Ok.  I did not realize this.  So I will go ahead with my plans for the
>> meeting (indeed I have already purchased a $880 USD flight, and we will
>> pay the $600 for the local contact's travel).  I will look forward to
>> the approval by voice vote in the April Board meeting.
> Jeff, I suggest you do NOT spend your money!  You could be sunk if the
> motion fails - as so far it has failed.  Since it has not passed there
> is no commitment from the board at this point!


There is certainly a significant risk that the motion will not pass
and you would be on the hook for the costs.

> This was not a voice vote,
> nor do I suspect it could turn into one, though you could get the truant
> voters to agree in voice I believe.  (Correct me if I'm misinterpreting
> this Frank or Arnulf).


I see no reason the motion cannot be reissued by voice at the next
official board meeting.

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