[Board] Motions from October 15 2015 meeting

Vasile Craciunescu vasile at geo-spatial.org
Mon Oct 19 12:25:59 PDT 2015


Jeff is right. The UN discussion did not ended with a formal motion, 
followed by votes, but with the creation of an action item, supported 
with +1 statements by most of our board members. A motion can be forward 
at the next meeting after the setup of the wiki page with more 
information on the topic.


On 10/19/15 3:56 PM, Jeff McKenna wrote:
> Hi Jody,
> That is a good question (when I voted I was also expecting to see a
> mention of the new UN committee), but I assumed this meant that it was a
> "task" instead.  Generally, I like our Board meetings to develop motions
> *and* tasks, so that afterwards in the posted minutes we have a list of
> motions and a lists of tasks to perform. Examples of tasks from that
> last meeting would be: create new UN committee to join the official UN
> working group & call for members [Jeff], contact & invoice all past
> OSGeo sponsors [Mike].  Let's be sure to do this for the next meeting.
> -jeff
> On 2015-10-19 4:22 AM, Jody Garnett wrote:
>> A couple questions (my role is apparently to ask questions).
>> Do we mention motions that were withdrawn (you know for the record), I
>> notice the minuets lists "OSGeo should create a working group dedicated
>> to work with the UN-GIS team;" but it does not appear in the list of
>> motions to vote on.
>> Would like to cut down on two part motions such as "Cover travel
>> expenses for President to attend OpenGIS conference in Moscow and for
>> developing guidelines for the future events". Find it hard to vote for
>> "developing guidelines for future events" without a responsible party
>> and deadline - leaving me in a difficult position.
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