Change to email voting procedures
elb at pidgin.im
Sun Dec 15 13:27:55 EST 2013
Mark Doliner spake unto us the following wisdom:
> On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 10:20 PM, Mark Doliner <mark at kingant.net> wrote:
> > I move to revise the voting process that we agreed upon in our first board
> > meeting (the paragraph beginning "The board voted that any proposal" at
> > https://imfreedom.org/minutes-20070515.php) to the following:
> > Our voting procedure is as follows:
> > - Votes may be held either at a board meeting or by email.
> > - In either case, the proposal will be considered approved or rejected
> > immediately upon receiving a majority of votes in favor or opposed,
> > respectively.
> > - For votes held at a board meeting, the text of the proposal must be
> > present in the meeting agenda at least 3 days (72 hours) before the
> > begins.
> > - For votes held over email, the text of the proposal must be sent to the
> > board at imfreedom.org mailing list at least 3 days (72 hours) before voting
> > begins.
> > - For votes held at a board meeting, the voting period is opened and
> > by the chairperson.
> > - For votes held over email, if an opening time was specified in the
> > proposal then this time is used so long as the time is greater than 3 days
> > (72 hours) after the proposal was sent. Otherwise the voting period opens
> > days (72 hours) after the proposal was sent. The voting period closes 7
> > (168 hours) after it opens.
> > This voting procedure shall be used when dealing with the expenditure of
> > more than a total of 100 USD (either as a one-time cost, or the sum of
> > recurring expenditures). This voting process may also be used at other
> > times, as deemed necessary.
I vote in favor of this change.
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