[Board] Motion: (Strike 2) Authorizing FOSS4G NA 2013 Agreement
peter at ebatty.com
Tue Aug 21 12:53:03 PDT 2012
On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 12:26 PM, Daniel Morissette <
dmorissette at mapgears.com> wrote:
> I have collected all the information relating to this motion in a single
> wiki page at:
> Now here goes the motion again, hopefully we got everything covered this
> *** Motion ***
> The board hereby commits to support the FOSS4G-NA 2013 event according to
> the terms defined in the agreement between OSGeo and the Twin Cities Local
> chapter (online at  and also quoted below), with a board representative
> to be appointed at the September board meeting at the latest, and in the
> meantime authorizes Daniel Morissette as Treasurer to sign the draft
> services agreement with SharedGeo  and authorizes the operation of the
> FOSS4G NA 2013 conference under the budget .
>  OSGeo/Twin Cities Local Chapter Agreement:
>  OSGeo/SharedGeo Agreement:
>  Budget:
> And I start with my +1 -- Daniel
> ------- Agreement between OSGeo and Twin Cities Local
> Chapter ---------
> With reference to Board Resolution accepting the Services Agreement between
> OSGeo and SharedGeo, the OSGeo Board establishes a relationship with the
> OSGeo Twin Cities Local Chapter to create the Local Organizing Committee
> for the planning and running of the Free and Open Source Software for
> Geospatial North America Conference (FOSS4G NA) 2013 Conference to be held
> in Minneapolis, MN May 22-24 2013.
> As part of this relationship, the Twin Cities Local Chapter agrees to:
> 1. Establish a Local Organizing Committee (LOC). This committee shall
> fulfill all roles within the Services Agreement assigned to "The
> Committee". Specifically this encompasses all activities in the Services
> Agreement Section II.A other than "filing of any required post event
> Federal and State income tax returns".
> 2. Establish a Conference Chair.
> 3. Establish a Program Committee that responds to the Chair and the LOC
> and tries to represent the broader North American OSGeo interests.
> 4. Establish an Executive Committee made up of the Conference Chair, the
> Conference Venue Chair, a representative from SharedGeo, and a
> representative from the OSGeo Board of Directors. No expenditures
> of the budget or changes to the budget are to be made without full
> consensus by this Executive Committee
> 5. Communicate all major developments with regards to the conference
> with the OSGeo Conference Committee and OSGeo Board of Directors.
> The OSGeo Board agrees to:
> 1. Provide an OSGeo representative to sit on the Local Organizing
> 2. Provide oversight over the budget through filling a seat on the
> Conference Executive Committee
> 3. Earmark a minimum of 50% of net conference profits for future FOSS4G
> North America events (excluding the main FOSS4G international event).
> 4. File any required post event Federal and State income tax returns.
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