[Ubuntu-be] bank account -> minimal formal structure proposal
plunus.benoit at gmail.com
Tue Oct 31 10:51:27 GMT 2006
It's a good idea...
My support got to Mark for NL_BE and to Cedric for FR_BE ;)
2006/10/31, Cedric Janssens <cedric.janssens at ubuntu-be.org>:
> For information, my non profit organisation can help in this way (to
> have to account used by a effective legal existing structure). If
> Needed or not, I'm voluntaris, as usual :-)
> 2006/10/31, Mark Van den Borre <mvdborre at gmail.com>:
> > Hi all,
> > I would like ubuntu-be.org to have a bank account, with minimum fuss.
> > WHY not my personal account anymore?
> > I feel a little uncomfortable passing ubuntu-be.org money through it.
> > It's not huge amounts, but money is starting to flow around
> > ubuntu-be.org:
> > * fair booth payments
> > * booth donations, even if small (24€ total for Oostende)
> > * an offer from a booth visitor to fund us for the amount of 50€ was
> > difficult for us to accept
> > ADVANTAGES
> > * accept donations more easily
> > * less fuss administring money
> > * I feel more comfortable for me
> > FORMALITIES REQUIRED
> > We need at least two trusted ubuntu-be.org contributors to go to a
> > bank together, and a short and simple "statuts/statuten" statement.
> > See attached Belgian Banks Association blessed template.
> > PROPOSALS:
> > 1. consensus election
> > 2. mandate duration
> > 3. dispute resolution
> > proposal 1: consensus election
> > We want two coordinators:
> > * with a demonstrated need to access ubuntu-be.org funds frequently (fairs,...)
> > * 1 NL_BE, 1 FR_BE
> > * who publish every ubuntu-be.org bank account transaction they make
> > to this list and the web site
> > I am pretty sure it is obvious who fits these roles right now. We can
> > probably unite around two people who have gained the trust of all list
> > members. Here's the somewhat unconventional way I propose to "elect"
> > them:
> > 1. Candidates for coordinatorship propose themselves to the list.
> > (optional) If there is more than one candidate per language,
> > candidates discuss between them and step back voluntarily until there
> > is only one candidate left.
> > If impossible, further discussion.
> > 2. As soon as this one candidate per language gets the public support
> > of 10 list members, he is elected.
> > proposal 2: mandate duration
> > A coordinator is appointed for two years, with the possibility to
> > resign early at any given moment. After this term, a new consensus
> > election.
> > proposal 3: dispute resolution
> > When a list member is unhappy about something the coordinator did:
> > 1. private discussion with the coordinator.
> > if unresolved:
> > 2. public discussion
> > if unresolved:
> > 3. public ousting: 1.5 * the number of votes that elected the
> > candidate needed; if ousting successful, new election
> > If this proposal is accepted, I will run for the NL coordinator mandate.
> > Mark
> > --
> > Mark Van den Borre
> > Noormannenstraat 113
> > 3000 Leuven, België
> > +32 486 961726
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