[Incubator] request from zoo-project

Jody Garnett jody.garnett at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 06:14:57 PDT 2018

We are already trying to set a precedent of projects setting a budget and
acting. If the actions are to assist their members in attend a code sprint
or promoting the groups work all the better.

We may not always be able to offer committees (and projects) a budget, but
at least for the last couple years we have been able to to. Check out the
budget link at the top of the thread. Idea is that work at OSGeo is done by
members, and done at the committee level.

The only odd thing here is that zoo has not formed an OSGeo committee yet -
as they need to complete incubation first. As such to actions of our
community projects will form part of the incubation committee report at the

On Mon, Jul 16, 2018 at 3:42 AM Bruce Bannerman <
bruce.bannerman.osgeo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Jody,
> This will set a precedent.
> Do we have funding to support one person from each project to attend
> I’d prefer that we didn’t go down this path, if we can’t offer equitable
> treatment to all of our projects.
> Regards,
> Bruce
> On 16 Jul 2018, at 15:57, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com> wrote:
> The treasurer has received a request from the zoo-psc for funding so me
> travel to foss4g (where some presentations on ZOO-Project and MapMint are
> taking place):
> * https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/zoo-psc/2018-July/000749.html
> Reminder ZOO-Project, along with several other community projects, made
> budget requests here:
> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Budget_2018#Community_Projects
> ZOO-Project has not completed graduation and does not have an officer of
> their own, so I guess this falls on me as incubation chair to make the
> request on behalf of the ZOO-Project PSC.
> *As incubation chair this looks fine, the ZOO-Project is both planning
> ahead with a budget request, and making use of the funding in a productive
> fashion. I kind of wish many of our other projects were as engaged.*
> I am happy to make the request, I will give it 24 hours in case any
> ZOO-Project PSC members, or incubation committee members, wish to provide
> input.
> --
> Jody Garnett
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Jody Garnett
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