Council Meeting 01 August 2013

Thu, 2013-08-01 19:52 - 20:28

Council Minutes Thursday 01 August 2013

MINUTES Council Meeting

1. Confirm accuracy of previous minutes and note any omissions or errata
2. Log any correspondence for discussion or receipt
3. Review state of action items from previous meetings
4. Discuss starred items
5. Note any unstarred items
6. Other business

Meeting opened 1952hrs

Present: Mr Joshua ‘El Presidente’ Hesketh, Mr Francois Marier, Ms Kathy Reid, Ms Bianca Gibson, Mr Josh Stewart

Apologies: Mr Hugh Blemings, Mr Clinton Roy

Quorum was achieved

1. Confirm accuracy of previous minutes and note any omissions or errata

MOTION by El Presidente that the minutes from 18 July are correct. Seconded by Josh Stewart.

2. Log of correspondence

Membership not logged for this fortnight, Kathy to update next week

Email from CHRIS SKENE regarding DrupalGov Canberra invoices
Believed resolved, no further action required - GST issue resolved

Email from PIA WAUGH of draft GovHack post event report
Received with thanks, general outcomes look fantastic

Email from JAY [surname undisclosed] regarding work experience placement for her son. Kathy has responded, and will provide further info if needed.

Discussion on Council List regarding current state of Terms and Conditions and Code of Conduct Canonical T&C and CoC will need to be available for linux.conf.au 2014. ACTION: El Presidente to chase down the most recent copy of the T&C and CoC ACTION: El Presidente to put the current policies on GitHub and invite patches and contributions

3. Review of action items from previous meetings

(Refer Trello for action items and please update current status before meeting)

4. Items for discussion

LCA2014 update
In progress, budget is comprehensive and is being worked through with Josh Stewart. Papers extension has closed and Papers Committee is now reviewing the submitted papers. Sponsorship is looking very positive at the current stage. Ticket sales will be opening shortly, some assistance required with ZooKeepr.

No action required by Council at this time

Pycon AU update
Pycon AU went amazingly well. Congrats Clinton on running the next Pycon AU.

ACTION: Clinton to raise a new Subcommittee for this

2015 Preliminary bid discussion

Kathy left the meeting at this point, as she is part of the 2015 Geelong bid team.

Action: arrange a visit to appropriate cities.

Meeting closed 2028hrs