[Members] Bylaws Section 2.1

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Thu May 19 17:31:23 UTC 2011


On Thu May 19 07:41:08 2011, Alexander Gnauck wrote:
> Thanks Peter for your proposals.
> 
> Are there any other proposals which were seconded by 5% of the  
> members and
> are up for a vote before I start the bot? I recall that there was a  
> proposal
> from Dave in 2010, I browsed the lists for a while but was not able  
> to find
> the thread again. Dave?
> 
> 
I can find them, but possibly not until I get home again... That'll  
be tomorrow evening.

I'll have a quick look now.


> Alex
> 
> On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 06:20, Peter Saint-Andre  
> <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
> 
> > Back in March I proposed a change to the Bylaws regarding  
> membership
> > application periods:
> >
> > http://mail.jabber.org/pipermail/members/2011-March/006234.html
> >
> > Lots of members seconded it, and Dave Cridland had some feedback.  
> Based
> > on that feedback, I've adjusted the proposal as shown below.
> >
> > ###
> >
> > CURRENT TEXT:
> >
> > Applications from prospective new members shall be accepted  
> during the
> > first 10 days of each quarter (i.e., in January, April, July, and
> > October), which membership applications shall be considered at a  
> meeting
> > of the Members to be held not more than 14 days after the close  
> of the
> > application period.
> >
> > PROPOSED TEXT:
> >
> > Applications from prospective new and returning members shall be
> > accepted on a rolling basis and shall be considered at quarterly
> > meetings of the Members in January, April, July, and October.
> >
> > ###
> >
> > I expect that Alex will include this in the next voting period  
> along
> > with the membership votes, but I will leave that up to him since  
> he is
> > the Secretary and can verify if the percentage requirement has  
> been met
> > for seconding of proposals.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Peter
> >
> > --
> > Peter Saint-Andre
> > https://stpeter.im/
> >
> >
> >
> >

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