DMB: proposal for adjustment to quorum rule

Dan Streetman ddstreet at
Thu Oct 21 12:46:08 UTC 2021

On Mon, Oct 4, 2021 at 4:28 PM Dan Streetman <ddstreet at> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 24, 2021 at 9:42 AM Robie Basak <robie.basak at> wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, Aug 31, 2021 at 05:46:52PM -0400, Dan Streetman wrote:
> > > > D: A unanimous vote of members present is required.
> > >
> > > I think this is really a separate discussion, if applications need a
> > > unanimous vote or not. Against this as a solution to this problem, but
> > > I'm not necessarily against it as a separate motion.
> >
> > Sorry, I worded this one badly. Let me try again:
> >
> > D2: if an absolute majority is not possible because the number of voters
> > required are not present at a meeting, then a unanimous vote of members
> > who are present is sufficient to pass a motion that grants upload access
> > to an applicant.
> ah ok, thanks.
> Since we're coming up to the holiday season, and meeting attendance
> probably will be too sparse to vote on the proposals, I'd like to
> suggest we vote on this proposal (and my previous proposal) over
> email, as well as finishing any further discussion that's needed.
> For this proposal, since we have multiple options, should we set up a
> condorcet vote? That may help the DMB members to proceed to voting.

I've set up a poll to vote on these options, and sent a private email
to board members. I tried to reduce the poll options down to the
shortest accurate description of each option, and there is also 'needs
more discussion' if anyone thinks we do need to continue discussing
this. Please try to vote before the next scheduled board meeting on
Nov 1.

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