[Board] Confirm approval of donation for OSUOSL hosting services

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Mon Feb 12 13:13:08 PST 2018


Hi Alex,

In fact I did raise this motion but not enough Board members voted, 
unfortunately 
(https://www.loomio.org/p/oSwhPpEX/motion-to-match-donation-for-osuosl-hosting-services-for-additional-2k-amount). 
  I'll start another vote again.  Sorry for this delay.  -jeff



On 2018-02-12 4:58 PM, Alex M wrote:
> Jody,
> 
> Jeff raised the issue as that the board wanted to double the donation.
> I'm not particular about how the accounting works, just need to know if
> the correct amount for Michael to make the donation.
> 
> Thanks,
> Alex
> OSGeo Sys Admin Comm.
> 
> On 02/01/2018 03:18 PM, Jody Garnett wrote:
>> Good catch Jeff,
>>
>> Question:
>>
>> - Did SAC want to make this donation? It will be okay if we did not get the
>> SAC budget exactly right (we can do better next year)
>> - Or did the board want to make the donation (if so please make the motion
>> on Loomio)
>>
>> Thanks for following up :)
>>
>>
>> --
>> Jody Garnett
>>
>> On 1 February 2018 at 13:56, Jeff McKenna <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Board,
>>>
>>> During the F2F Board meeting around Christmas time we discussed and agreed
>>> on a matching 2k donation to OSUOSL (http://osuosl.org/) for our systems
>>> hosting.   Meaning: 2k + 2k = 4k donation for hosting all of our OSGeo
>>> hardware systems.  (the lab and Lance Albertson have been just wonderful to
>>> us through the years)
>>>
>>> I went back to the meeting logs (https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/B
>>> oard_Meeting_2017-12-23) and found:
>>>
>>> - "consider matching 2000 for OSUOSL to 4000"
>>>
>>> - "action: approve, and take feedback on hosting vs supporting manpower
>>> back to SAC"
>>>
>>> However I cannot find reference of this in our Budget at
>>> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Budget_2018
>>>
>>> I believe we can now formally motion to approve the matching donation
>>> through Loomio, correct?
>>>
>>> (I attended today's SAC meeting and SAC is wanting to move forward with
>>> the payment, so this is a good time to confirm what we agreed on 23
>>> December)
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> -jeff
>>>
>>>
>>>


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