[Ubuntu-be] bank account -> minimal formal structure proposal
kleinewereld at gmail.com
Tue Oct 31 10:58:36 GMT 2006
my support goes to them as well :-)
Benoît Plunus wrote:
> 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
>>> * 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
>>> * 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.
>>> 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"
>>> 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
>>> 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 Van den Borre
>>> Noormannenstraat 113
>>> 3000 Leuven, België
>>> +32 486 961726
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