Resolution 2004-05-28.dbg.2.iwj.1: Annual general members meeting

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From: Wichert Akkerman <secretary(at)spi-inc(dot)org>
To: spi-announce(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org
Subject: Resolution 2004-05-28.dbg.2.iwj.1: Annual general members meeting
Date: 2004-06-01 21:02:50
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The following resolution has been accepted by the Board of Directors
of Software in the Public Interest:

Resolution 2004-05-28.dbg.2.iwj.1: Annual general members meeting


1. SPI is required to hold a meeting on July 1st of every year of all its


2. The Board will comply with the By-laws and hold an electronic meeting
of all members on in channel #spi on July 1st, 2004, at
19:00 UTC to go on as long as needed;

3. The Board shall produce an agenda, and members may bring up discussions
or issues during this meeting, notwithstanding resolution 2003-09-09.iwj.1:
Efficient Board Meetings, which does not cover Annual General Membership

4. Issues notified by members to the Secretary at least 7 days in
advance, ie before the 24th of June, will be included on the agenda.
Issues not included on the agenda will be discussed (and if relevant
voted on) at the meeting only with the consent (by simple majority
vote in case of dispute) of the members attending the meeting.

4. The agenda will be published via the relevant SPI announcement
mailing list, including appropriate references the published full text
of any draft resolutions notified to the Secretary so far, no later
than the 26th of June. The Secretary may delegate the execution of
this task to a volunteer but retains responsibility.

5. Board encourages (but has no power to require) interested parties
to draft proposed resolutions well in advance and to consult regarding
the wording using SPI's mailing lists.

6. The Secretary shall give notice of the above information to each
member at their email address according to SPI's membership rolls, by
the 17th of June at the latest (as is required by Article Four of the

Wichert Akkerman <wichert(at)wiggy(dot)net> It is simple to make things. It is hard to make things simple.