[Linux-aus] Minutes of Council Meeting 15 July 2014

Linux Australia Secretary secretary at linux.org.au
Tue Jul 15 22:30:53 EST 2014

Hi all,
Minutes of tonight's Council meeting for public review,
As always comments, questions and queries warmly welcomed.

Kind regards,


Council Minutes Tuesday 15 July 2014


Mr Josh Stewart, Ms Sae Ra Germaine, Ms Kathy Reid (minutes), Mr 
Francois Marier


Mr Hugh Blemings, Mr Joshua Hesketh, Mr Christopher Neugebauer

Meeting opened 1947hrs  and quorum was achieved

      Key Stats

Key stats not completed this fortnight

ACTION: Kathy to complete next fortnight

      Review last minutes and move MOTION that they be accepted

MOTION that the minutes of 1 July  are correct and complete

MOVED by Sae Ra


CARRIED, one abstention

      Log of correspondence


    Another call for bids for LCA 2017 has gone out today. One response
    to formal call for bids so far. Council discussed whether any more
    bids are likely, general feeling they are not, and to encourage more


    Thank you received from MICHAEL CORDOVER for GRANT REQUEST for FOI
    Senate voting software request.
    ACTION: Francois to reimburse Christopher


    LaTrobe Valley Linux Miniconf
    UPDATE: Following on from last meeting MOTION that LA work with LUV
    on forming a committee to run this event under LA's auspices, a
    Committee has now been formed with membership as follows;


    Daniel Jitnah - LUV Vice-President


    Wen Lin - LUV Treasurer


    Terry Kemp  - Morwell community representative
    Other places on committee to be filled by Council until nominations
    can be sought


    Update on JoomlaDay Sydney from TIM PLUMMER

MOTION by Kathy Reid that LA consider the budget further
SECONDED Francois Marier
CARRIED unanimously,
ACTION: Council to consider JoomlaDay Sydney budget with view to 
providing feedback to TIM PLUMMER over next week

      3. Review of action items from previous meetings


    Discussion of YouTube assets raised by KATHY REID based on
    discussions with TIM ANSELL
    ACTION: Josh Stewart to work through with Tim Ansell in due course


    Notification of closure of OWOOT activities by MARY GARDINER
    ACTION: Joshua Hesketh to draft a thank you notice
    UPDATE: Kathy to pick up instead


    Review the status of our participation in Open Innovation Network
    and take any further required action
    Council discussed briefly, to remain on Agenda as an active action item
    ACTION: Josh Stewart to review and come back to Council with
    recommendation / close out activities


    Mailing list policy
    ACTION: all to read through for further discussion next meeting
    DEFER to next meeting for discussion

      4. Items for discussion


        LCA2015 update


            Francois has met with Cherie to get an update.


        LCA2016 update


            Team met last night,
            ACTION: Kathy to send through team meeting notes


        LCA2017 update


            3 weeks until close of official bids, 1 bid received so far


        PyCon AU update


            In progress


        Drupal South


            ACTIONKathy to reach out to Donna Benjamin to schedule
            tweets from @linuxaustralia Twitter account


        Drupal Gov


            ACTION: Kathy to provide banking details to ADAM MALONE
            ACTION COMPLETE, can be removed from minutes


        JoomlaDay Sydney


            In progress


            Are on new Subcommittee Policy


            Have an approved budget

      5. Items for noting

Enquiry about membership approval
ACTION: Kathy to approve / validate memberships

      6. Other business

Nil received

      7. In camera

2 matters were discussed in camera, one relating to Pycon AU and one 
relating to LCA2015.

Meeting closed 2010hrs

Kathy Reid
Linux Australia

secretary at linux.org.au

Linux Australia Inc
GPO Box 4788
Sydney NSW 2001

ABN 56 987 117 479

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