Board Meeting 2013-08-15
This board meeting is scheduled for the 15th of July 2013 at 3.00 UTC on IRC and follow up voting on Skype or by email.
(Note that Aug. 15 at 3 UTC is end of the day on August 14 in NA)
- roll call
- appoint meeting chair, meeting scribe/secretary
- Review and approve past minutes: Board Meeting 2013-07-11
- Non-profit status with IRS: 501(c)3 vs 501(c)6.
- Decision on way forward and response to IRS due by August 31, please see discussion on board list http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/board/2013-August/thread.html
- FOSS4G 2014 in PDX:
- Need to formally confirm decision with a public motion?
- Appoint board rep on LOC
- FOSS4G Nottingham updates
- AGM timeslot chosen, need to announce (http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Annual_General_Meeting_2013)
- OSGeo Booth reserved, need to coordinate materials and duties
- Gold sponsor size (2.5/3m X 1/1.5m)
- add your items here
- Decide on who to report this meeting summary to the Discuss list
- Schedule next meeting
Deferred items from last meeting (please move up selected items)
- OSGeo servers security issues
- Changes needed to Elections process
- documented at: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Category_talk:Elections
- likely needs to be put on hold until after elections, but, important to followup later
- Need to update bylaws http://www.osgeo.org/content/foundation/incorporation/bylaws.html
- possible half-day virtual meeting to go through necessary changes?
- suggestion by AdrianC: Board could produce an authoritative list of all the wiki pages considered to be approved amendments to the bylaws
- OGC Board / OSGeo Board meetup in Nottingham
- update from Arnulf?
- OGC very keen for this
- Attending: Jeff, Michael, Daniel, Peter, Anne
- Presiding: Jeff
- Scribing: Anne
- MOTION: Review and approve past minutes: Board Meeting 2013-07-11
- aghisla/1, +1: attending members plus Jachým and FrankW
- MOTION: in accordance with secret ballot, the board accepts PDX for 2014
- mpg/1, +1: attending members plus Jachým and FrankW
Full, raw minutes notes
- Full IRC log at http://irclogs.geoapt.com/osgeo/%23osgeo.2013-08-15.log