[Board] Support from Charter

Ravi Kumar ravivundavalli48 at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 19 22:35:38 PST 2011


'but I can see benefit to broader
consultation with the membership - even formal voting  - for
major unusual budgetary commitments.'..

indeed, Yes, Frank

Ravi




________________________________
 From: Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at pobox.com>
To: Ravi Kumar <ravivundavalli48 at yahoo.com> 
Sent: Tuesday, December 20, 2011 2:59 AM
Subject: Re: [Board] Support from Charter
 
On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 1:15 AM, Ravi Kumar <ravivundavalli48 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>
> ________________________________
> Hi Frank,
>
> Frank Warmerdam and
>  Ravi Kumar wrote:
> 3. Ravi: Expenditure beyond a certain limit.. Say (only an example) 10 k USD
>
> Frank: Are you suggesting that any charter member should be able to
> authorize
>
> $10000.00 expenditures regardless of budget, etc?
>
> Ravi :No pl. I only suggest that, in case you can have the charter debate
> (If the board chooses)
> about issues of expenditure beyond a limit (say 10K USD). The board can
> choose to post an issue.. and, this may not be initiated by the charter.

Ravi,

Ah, I understand now.  Sorry I was dense before.  I'm not sure
I would want this policy, but I can see benefit to broader
consultation with the membership - even formal voting  - for
major unusual budgetary commitments.

Best regards,
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