[council] Budget - notes.
Dear NC members
(I hope to be on the call but just in case) may I share with you a few
notes for the interim Tel Conf -
Payment to AFNIC - agreed and need to clarify information to ensure a smooth
transition for technical operations to another party.... Mailing lists,
DNS transfer, a any suggestions for the "tender" specification..... Possibly
separate technical operations from Policy... any opinions?? - The technical
"bid" evaluation panel - a subset of the Budget Committee??
Is there a way we can pass a special vote of thanks AFNIC for their Secretarial
support - and Elisabeth in particular who has done an excellent job?
Thank Verisign for donations to boot-strap Secretariat - when ready should
issue a press release invite Secretariat candidates and also invite donations.
Agree with amount of budget - concern over specific components but that
is not a big issue.
Concern over constituency debts - need to offer encouragement for payments
- NC reps in difficult position - but there is a duty to ensure dues are
How about having a structure of reducing voting rights eg, 60 public statement
Constituency in arrears, 120 days late loose 1 vote, 180 days late lose
2 voting rights, 240 days late Constituency moves to "Observer" status.
Don't welcome the idea and should not be offered but there may be a need
when a Constituency is in it's initial "start-up" phase.
Must not exclude participation.
Should put notice out asap for Secretariat post - what is the status of