Board/Minutes/2023-12-11

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Date and time: Monday 11 December 2023 at 14:00 UTC

Location: Video room at https://osmvideo.cloud68.co
using BigBlueButton.

Acronyms

Participants

Board members present

  • Craig Allan
  • Guillaume Rischard (asked to step out during part of the discussion)
  • Mateusz Konieczny
  • Mikel Maron (Chairing)
  • Roland Olbricht
  • Sarah Hoffmann

Not Present

  • Arnalie Vicario

Please note that this was an emergency meeting, and was scheduled at a time which was too late for Philippines.

Officers and board
Biographies

Minutes by Dorothea Kazazi.

Guests

  • Meeting not open to observers or announced.

Vote on allocating €40,000 to the Vector Tiles project in the 2024 budget

Motion by Craig Allan: Allocate €40,000 to this project1 in the 2024 budget.

Approved on 2023-12-11 with:
- 5 votes in favour: Craig Allan, Guillaume Rischard, Mikel Maron, Mateusz Konieczny, Roland Olbricht.
- 1 abstention: Sarah Hoffmann
- 1 did not vote: Arnalie Vicario (not present).

Motion proposed by: Craig Allan. Seconded by: Mikel Maron.

1 Refers to the Vector Tiles project.

Vote on authorising the GBP equivalent of 40000 EUR for the vector tiles project and agreeing to the new contract, nullifying the previous one

Motion by Mikel Maron: The 2023 Board authorizes the GBP equivalent of 40000 EUR from the 2024 budget for the vector tiles project. The OSMF agrees to the new contract at <link redacted>. This nullifies the current contract.

Approved on 2023-12-11 with:
- 5 votes in favour: Craig Allan, Guillaume Rischard, Mikel Maron, Mateusz Konieczny, Roland Olbricht.
- 1 abstention: Sarah Hoffmann
- 1 did not vote: Arnalie Vicario (not present).

Motion proposed by: Mikel Maron.

Vote on reprimanding Guillaume Rischard for negligence in handling the contracts signed in the name of OSMF

Motion by Sarah Hoffmann: The board reprimands Guillaume Rischard for negligence in handling the contracts signed in the name of OSMF. He has committed a significant amount of OSMF funds without sufficient consultation with the board. He has neglected to read the contract before signing, has not verified that the funds are available and not consulted adequately with stakeholders to confirm the viability of the contract.

Approved on 2023-12-11 with:
- 3 votes in favour: Craig Allan, Mikel Maron, Sarah Hoffmann.
- 2 abstentions: Roland Olbricht, Mateusz Konieczny.
- 2 did not vote: Arnalie Vicario (not present), Guillaume Rischard (asked to step out due to conflict of interest).

Motion proposed by: Sarah Hoffmann.

Meeting adjourned

Motion by Mikel Maron, seconded by Craig Allan, to adjourn the meeting. Meeting adjourned at 93 minutes after start.