Board Meeting 2013-11-14

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This board meeting is scheduled for the 14th of November 2013 at 20.00UTC on IRC and follow up voting on Skype or by email.

Agenda

  • roll call
  • appoint meeting chair, meeting scribe/secretary
  • Review and approve past minutes: Board Meeting 2013-10-17
  • Contributor agreements
    • Status
    • Publishing on-line, so that project officers can check on their own
    • Missing Contributor agreements hard copy:
      • 55 names, including Frank, Paul Spencer, Mateusz Łoskot, ...
      • Michael: I never got everything from Tyler, or he never had them. (I sent mail to the board about this some time ago.)
  • Getting funds "to develop a location privacy policy that is not legalese but rooted in geospatial sense" -- proposed by Seven, http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/board/2013-October/011377.html
  • FOSS4G Portland update
  • OTB entering incubation with Landon Blake as mentor, 7 in favour, none opposed [application] [project]
  • Decide what to do with sprint surplus from Cugos
  • OSGeo 501c4 tax exempt status vs 990 filings (update)
  • add your items here

Minutes

Attending: Frank, Cameron, Jachym, Gerald, Anne, Daniel, Jorge

Presiding: Cameron

Scribing: Jachym

Missing: Jeff, Bart (both apologized)


Assigned Tasks

  • Jachym Send email to Jody and maybe later to discuss noting current situation of missing Contributor agreements, and we are open to suggestions on how to move forward, but at the moment are not planning to do anything.
  • Daniel Take action, to get back to CUGOS when the 501c4 is resolved
  • Anne information about FOSS4G wrap-up meeting

Motions

  • MOTION: Propose that we accept minutes from last meeting. http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Meeting_2013-10-17
    • Cameron/1: +1 7
  • MOTION: Send email to discuss noting current situation with respect to missing contributor agreements, and we are open to suggestions on how to move forward, but at the moment are not planning to do anything also to project officers.
    • Cameron/1: +1 7
  • MOTION: Propose to accept OTB entering incubation with support from incubation committee.
    • Cameron/1: +1 7
  • MOTION: to close this meeting
    • Cameron/1: +1 7

Full, raw minutes notes

[20:00 UTC] Meeting starts

[20:08 UTC] Brian Hamlin introduces and offers help with our 501c4 status issues

[20:18 UTC] Jachym gives short information aboout missing contributors agreements

[20:23 UTC] Funds to develop a location privacy policy.

[20:31 UTC] FOSS4G update

[20:33 UTC] OTB entering incubation with Landon Blake as mentor

[20:35 UTC] Decide what to do with sprint surplus from Cugos

[20:54 UTC] Meeting closes