Meetings and Minutes and More
jgoerzen at complete.org
Mon Jun 30 13:53:11 UTC 2003
On Sat, Jun 28, 2003 at 01:21:06AM -0400, Jimmy Kaplowitz wrote:
> - The current bylaws have an Article Six that specifies the order of
> business of a meeting. Not that we follow it now, but should we change
> this or eliminate it? It doesn't work very well with our new
> definition of a meeting, and it requires certain things (such as
> minutes being read) to be done at certain points in the meeting.
This is already present as item 32 on our list.
> - Are we going to require the board to keep minutes of meetings such as
> email discussions? It seems implied by the above and by other
> occurrences of the word "minutes" in the bylaws at various points. Are
> these going to have to be made public? Also, the Treasurer's report
> needs to be "physically affixed" to the minutes of the meeting in which
> they happen. How are we going to adapt this to our electronic
"physically affixed" is item 28 on our list. The others might be able to be
handled under item 0A ("minutes of email meetings should be public").
> - We need to amend our board member election amendment to replace 2003
> with 2004 and 2004 with 2005, unless we think we're going to finish up
> really quickly.
I will draft a proposal for that; however, we should keep in mind that our
proposals to date will be released to the public on July 1.
> I know most of this is out of order and would have been allowable
> primarily in our identification of problems phase, but these are things
> that we are apparently going to be directly contradicting, rather than
> things that could simply be improved. Therefore, we should at least
> consider them.
If you take a look at the list and think that items 0A, 28, and 32 are more
important than the items ahead of them on the list, I have no problem
considering them first.
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