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[council] Dot Org - Request for Proposals - DNSO comment

In view of the dot org schedule below (DNSO input latest 13 May) could I propose that the dot org task force re-convenes to make a recommendation to the NC within this timeframe? We can confirm on the call today.
Dot org TF was:
"Elisabeth Porteneuve"
"Grant Forsyth"
"Ken Stubbs"
"Cary Karp"
"Marc Schneiders" GA
We need to have a new chair for the TF.
"Milton Mueller"  - non coms may want to re-nominate
"Guillermo Carey"  - IPC may want to re-nominate
No ISPs - ISP may want to nominate.
Schedule and Fee for .org Request for Proposals

Marina del Rey, California, USA (22 April 2002) - At its meeting today,
the ICANN Board established the following target schedule for
requesting, receiving, and evaluating applications to succeed
VeriSign, Inc., as the registry operator for the .org top-level domain:

    1 May 2002 - Posting of draft Request for Proposal (RFP)
    materials for Names Council comment and for applicants
    to begin working on their proposals
    13 May 2002 - DNSO Names Council to provide ICANN Secretary
    any comment on the posted materials
    13 May 2002 - Deadline for prospective applicants to submit
    written questions regarding the draft RFP
    20 May 2002 - Final RFP materials posted
    24 May 2002 - Written questions from prospective applicants
    posted with responses
    18 June 2002 - Deadline for submission of applications, with
    tentatively established examination fee to be paid
    27 June 2002 - Proposals to be discussed Bucharest ICANN
    Public Forum. Applicants to make presentations.
    28 June 2002 - Board to finally establish examination fee
    22 July 2002 - Posting of draft staff report; responses invited
    1 August 2002 - Deadline for applicant responses to draft staff report
    8 August 2002 - Posting of Final Staff Report and Recommendation
    Late August 2002 - Board decision on selection
The above target schedule may be adjusted to the extent circumstances warrant.
The Board also decided that the examination fee for applications
should be tentatively set at US$35,000, with the understanding that
the Board will finally establish the examination fee (which will not
exceed the tentative fee) at its meeting to be held in Bucharest,
Romania, on 28 June 2002. Rebates will be made if the final examination
fee is less than the US$35,000 tentative examination fee.

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