Board Meeting 2020-12-28

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This board meeting is scheduled Monday 28 December 2020 at 16:00 UTC through Jitsi, a record of motions is preserved on loomio and actions on osgeo todo issue tracker.


Current items

  1. roll call
    • appoint meeting chair, meeting scribe/secretary
  2. Review and approve past minutes
  3. Welcome new Board members [1]
  4. MobilityDB has applied to join the osgeo community project program. Incubation community reviewed/accepted application on Dec 7th [2].
  5. HOTOSM Board 2 Board meeting planning [3]
  6. OSGeo Educational Challenge - see email for details
  7. 2021 Budget planning [4]
  8. Community Survey:
    1. Please help to find questions
  9. OffboardingChecklist
    1. idea to create an
  10. Review action items
  11. please add items


  • Presiding: Till
  • Scribing: Till/Angelos
  • Attending: Michele, Codrina, Astrid, Angelos, Tom, Helena, Vicky, Till

Welcome new Board members

  • Welcome Round to Michele
  • Go through Onboarding list with Michele and organize all the access

Approve MobilityDB as a Community Project

HOTOSM Board 2 Board meeting planning

  • Miriam sent an email on Conf-List and want to connect with OSGeo
  • First have a meeting and introduce OSGeo and hear, what HOTOSM does.
  • Then perhaps have a MOU with HOTOSM
  • Codrina will be the point of contact to HOTOSM.
  • ACTION: Propose dates for a first meeting with HOTOSM. Codrina to schedule a meeting

OSGeo Educational Challenge

  • The organizers ask for money for the challenge, postponed to the general budget planning (see 7.)

2021 Budget planning

  • Angelos added a link to the 2021 spread sheet as draft (based on the 2020 sheet).
  • We need a date for this meeting (e.g. 2hrs): 18th of January 16hrs-19hrs UTC
  • ACTION: Angelos to draft email to the community and ask for the budget of projects/communities and send it to the board for approval. Done:
  • ACTION: Michael to update the spreadsheet [6] with the actual numbers.

Community Survey