[Board] Motion: (Strike 2) Authorizing FOSS4G NA 2013 Agreement

Peter Batty peter at ebatty.com
Tue Aug 21 12:53:03 PDT 2012


+1 Peter

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:
>
> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/**FOSS4G_NA_2013_OSGeo_**Agreements<http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G_NA_2013_OSGeo_Agreements>
>
> Now here goes the motion again, hopefully we got everything covered this
> time:
>
>
> *** 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 [1] 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 [2] and authorizes the operation of the
> FOSS4G NA 2013 conference under the budget [3].
>
> [1] OSGeo/Twin Cities Local Chapter Agreement:
> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/**FOSS4G_NA_2013_OSGeo_**
> Agreements#Agreement_between_**OSGeo_and_Twin_Cities_Local_**Chapter<http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G_NA_2013_OSGeo_Agreements#Agreement_between_OSGeo_and_Twin_Cities_Local_Chapter>
>
> [2] OSGeo/SharedGeo Agreement:
> http://lists.osgeo.org/**pipermail/conference_dev/**
> attachments/20120820/110f4c7b/**attachment-0001.doc<http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/conference_dev/attachments/20120820/110f4c7b/attachment-0001.doc>
>
> [3] Budget:
> http://lists.osgeo.org/**pipermail/conference_dev/**
> attachments/20120820/110f4c7b/**attachment-0001.pdf<http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/conference_dev/attachments/20120820/110f4c7b/attachment-0001.pdf>
>
>
>
> 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
> outside
>    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
>    Committee
>    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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