Council Meeting Tuesday 3rd November 2020 – Minutes

Council Meeting Tuesday 3rd November 2020 – Minutes

2021-01-15T10:01:29+11:00November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Council Meetings, Linux Australia|Tags: , , |

1. Meeting overview and key information


Sae Ra Germaine

Jonathan Woithe

Julien Goodwin

Russell Stuart

Lisa Sands

Joel Addison

Benno Rice




Meeting opened at 1930 AEDT by Sae Ra and quorum was achieved.

Minutes taken by Julien.

2. Event Review


Admin Team


LCA 2020

LCA 2021

LCA 2022

3. Log of correspondence

  • From: ASIC; Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2020 19:16:44 +1100; Subject: Renewal: OPEN SOURCE AUSTRALIA
    • MOTION: Russell Stuart moves we pay ASIC AUD$87 to renew “OPEN SOURCE AUSTRALIA” for 3 years.
    • Seconder: Jonathan
    • Outcome: Passed
  • From Google to council@ on 27 Oct 2020. Use of Google App Engine beyond 31 Jan 2021 requires payment information be added to the linked account before 31 Jan 2021. Affected project is “sydney-linux-users-group-hr”.
    • Current SLUG site is hosted on LA infra, we’ll leave it and see if anything breaks.
  • From MailChimp to council@ on 28 Oct 2020. Policies have been updated (Standard Terms of Use, Data Processing Addendum).
    • AI: Sae Ra to close account, was used in migration onto CiviCRM
  • From AgileWare; Subject: New Invoice, due 30/11/2020; Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 10:00:27 +1100.  Summary: $330 renewal for 6 months hosting.
    • MOTION: Sae Ra moves LA pays AgileWare AUD$330 to for 6 months in advance web site hosting, and up to AUD$3000 for support renewal.
    • Seconder: Russell
    • Outcome:  Passed

4. Items for discussion

  • None

5. Items for noting

  • Stewart Smith has agreed to be returning officer.
  • Sae Ra needs photo & bio for council members for annual report.
  • Audit need bank statements, some are only just through as of this meeting.
  • Approached by Vala Tech Camp to sponsor for next year.

6. Other business 

  • Call for nominations for Rusty Wrench
    • Announce out by late November, 2-3 week nomination period, close mid-December
    • AI: Julien to update draft

7. In camera

  • No items were discussed in camera

2011 AEDT close

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