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  • Meeting Minutes (+ logs)

    This thread will compile together all past meeting minutes (+ full logs).
    "You're a gentleman," they used to say to him. "You shouldn't have gone murdering people with a hatchet; that's no occupation for a gentleman."
    -Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment

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    TW Council Meeting 1
    (Formation Meeting)
    Meeting Minutes
    May 17th, 2014
    Chairman: qan


    SPECIAL NOTE: For this meeting, quorum is ignored, as is official majority on passing of motions in the example meeting. This is not an official meeting of the Council, but rather a formation meeting and a way to clarify procedure.




    ROLL CALL:

    Not taken officially. See log for details.


    • Informal meeting begins (no call to order; public allowed to speak and ask questions)
    • Chairman explains procedure under Robert's Rules of Order
    • Conventions adopted for online discussion:
      • To raise your hand to speak: on a line by itself, o/
      • To indicate you're done speaking: on a line by itself, .


    • Example meeting is called to order (all business non-binding and unofficial)
    • Wazzaaa.NL motions that all events are decided and published at least 3 weeks in advance. (sleepyjoe seconds)
      • iPad moves to amend the motion to: all events are decided and published at least 3 weeks in advance. (Willby seconds)
        • Willby moves to amend the motion to: "Weekend events will be planned with 1 week (at least 6 days) in advance." (ThePAP seconds) Motion passes 8-0 (unknown number abstaining).

      • qan moves to lay the motion on the table. (Left_Eye seconds) Motion passes 5-1 (unknown number abstaining).

    • qan moves to adjourn. (Weak seconds) Motion passes 4-1 (unknown number abstaining).



    A log of the meeting is attached. Note that no distinction is made in the log between Team Chat and Public Chat. Most comments by non-members of Council appeared in Team (Spec) Chat. In future meetings, only Council members will be allowed to speak; for the purpose of this initial meeting, members of the public were allowed to comment and ask clarifying questions, to better serve the community.
    Attached Files
    "You're a gentleman," they used to say to him. "You shouldn't have gone murdering people with a hatchet; that's no occupation for a gentleman."
    -Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment

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    • #3
      TW Council Meeting 2

      TW Council Meeting 2
      (First Formal Meeting)
      Meeting Minutes
      June 22nd, 2014
      Chairman: qan




      SPECIAL NOTE: For this meeting, quorum was in question. Some of the main motions will need to be ratified (made legal) outside of Council.




      ROLL CALL (at start of meeting):
      Beasty
      Shaddowknight
      Reckful
      sleepyjoe
      Left_Eye
      ThePAP
      Demonic
      qan



      OTHERS ARRIVING AT DIFFERENT TIMES: Zizzo, Weak, Wazzaaa.NL, Spock!




      • Meeting called to order.
      • Minutes read
      • Officers Reports
        • ​Demonic: ASSS zone conversion status update

      • ​Special Orders
        • MOTION 1. ​Spock! had placed this on the agenda, but was not there to speak for the motion: Limit the size of private frequencies during dips in population (with the exact number up for debate).
          • Demonic takes up the motion in Spock!'s place. (Beasty seconds)
          • Demonic moves to refer to committee.
            • 5-3, motion to refer to committee passes, but needs to be ratified outside the meeting.
            • Committee: TBD, if ratified.

        • MOTION 2. qan: Limit number of attachers to Terriers back to the previous number of 4.
          • Beasty moves to amend the motion to 5 attachers per Terrier (not including the Terr itself). (qan seconds)
            • 5-3, motion to amend passes, but would need to be ratified outside the meeting IF the main motion also had passed.

          • 4-5. Motion does not pass.

        • MOTION 3. Wazzaaa.NL had placed this on the agenda, but was not there to speak for the motion: Reduce TWEL cash prizes.
          • No-one takes up the motion in Wazzaaa.NL's place.
          • The motion is tabled.

        • MOTION 4. qan: Allow members to assign one proxy that can attend meetings as a member of Council and make binding votes in their place when the original Council member is unable to attend a meeting.
          • 9-1. Motion passes.

        • MOTION 5. qan: Allow meetings to take place via Skype in the interest of ease of access, if all attending members unanimously agree to hold the meeting via Skype.
          • 5-5, 1 abstaining. Motion does not pass.

        • MOTION 6. qan: Allow a meeting's business proceedings to be considered legal, regardless of quorum, if a quorum of members afterwards elects to ratify each main motion voted on in the meeting.
          • 11-0. Motion passes.

      • ​New business
        • None.

      • qan moves to adjourn. Motion passes.




      A log of the meeting is attached, in standard Continuum log format.

      Public Chat lines begin with spaces and then the person's name. All official Council business is conducted in public chat.
      Team Chat lines begin with T and are not considered part of the official meeting.
      Attached Files
      "You're a gentleman," they used to say to him. "You shouldn't have gone murdering people with a hatchet; that's no occupation for a gentleman."
      -Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment

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