[Linux-aus] Council Meeting Minutes - 15 Sept 2011

Peter Lieverdink me at cafuego.net
Fri Sep 16 13:24:33 EST 2011

These minutes are also available at http://linux.org.au/meeting/2011-09-15

Present: John Ferlito, Michael Carden, Joshua Hesketh, Kelly Yeoh, Josh Stewart.
Late: Peter Lieverdink.
Apologies: Alice Boxhall.


LCA 2012 update
Registrations are open and there is a schedule. Great work LCA2012 team!

LCA 2013 bid process
John going on the first LCA 12013 bid team visit this weekend

Budget progress for new financial year (provisionally starting 1 October)

Drupal Down Under 2012
They've been too busy attending DrupalCon.
Opening regos in the next week or two

Progress of policy discussion on linux-aus

Code of Conduct - Kicked off
First response is TL;DR? Generally positive. Maybe add a summary at the top.

Media team Charter

Advocacy team?
No progress

Constitutional amendments
Been and done. John is filling out the Office of Fair Trading paperwork and will lodge it.
Need to file: constitutional change, AGM, public officer.

Moving to Mediawiki
In progress. John to contact Peter re a new namespace.

Non-Paypal payment gateways
Joshua has started some research for alternatives. Best option is probably multiple merchant accounts.

Mary's resignation
Motion: To appoint James Polley to fill the casual vacancy on the council.
Proposed: John
Seconded: Kelly
Passed with 4 affirmative votes and an abstention from Michael. Welcome aboard.

Code of Conduct
In progress (see above)

Quote for new server hardware
$11k (GST ex) sofar. May go to $13k (ex GST) once harddrives are sorted. The council gives John permission to spend up to confirm a finalised quote up to $13k (GST ex) for new hardware.

Face to face
Will re-evaluate whether we need a face to face after the LCA 2013 site visits.

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