Board Meeting 2019-04-29

From OSGeo
Revision as of 09:54, 12 May 2019 by Kalxas (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This board meeting is scheduled for the 29th of April 2019 at 16:00 - 17:00 UTC, a record of motions is preserved on loomio and actions on osgeo todo issue tracker.


Current items

Items in italic are recurring at each meeting.



  • FOSS4G meeting planning and travel arrangements


  • Presiding: Jody
  • Scribing: Angelos


  • Angelos
  • Helena
  • Maria
  • Astrid
  • Jody
  • Michael
  • Victoria

Review and approve past minutes


MOT1: Accept minutes for

  • Jody +1 (initial motion)
  • Angelos +1 (seconded)
  • Helena +0
  • Maria +1
  • Astrid +0
  • Michael +1

Motion moved to Loomio:

Status: Open

Code of conduct committee request

Code of conduct committee request to adopt "live" code of conduct document so we do not need to maintain our own.

ACTION1: Maria make a diff of live CoC

Incubation update: PROJ has applied to join the incubation program

  • Discussion about the process of PROJ incubation. Mike is the mentor.
  • The board thanks the incubation committee warmly.

CLA - how to handle people from companies, that are dissolved like Boundless

  • Individuals can sign a CLA their new employer can sign a CLA
  • Discussion about the need to have companies signing CLAs instead of just contributors.
  • Individuals can sign a CLA for work they do on their own time. Their employer needs to sign that they have permission to make those contributions "on company time".

Discuss MoU with Geotech

  • "with reduced or waived registration fees" <-- is this an obligation we are taking on with an expectation that foss4g events will offer a discount to GeoTech as a partner?
  • If an MOU does not mention a partner participating in open source then we need to negotiate
  • Also we would like to clarify the reduced fees