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Circular Resolutions


2020/Res25 Approve financial hardship fee waiver 2020051310000099

The Board currently decides on membership applications for a fee waiver due to financial need on a case-by-case basis.

Unanimously accepted on 2020-05-26 with 7 votes in favour: Tobias Knerr, Paul Norman, Rory McCann, Guillaume Rischard, Joost Schouppe, Allan Mustard (I can see a student in [reducted country] as having financial need, and they are an active mapper #comment modified as it contained identifiable information), Mikel Maron.

2020/Res26 Accept the Active Contributor Program as outlined by MWG

The MWG has been working on the framework for implementing the Active Conttributor membership program. This is made possible by a vote during the 2019 AGM. The working group has consulted the community and written down the details of the implementation here. The Board agrees with the MWG further implementing the program as outlined there.

Voting closes on 2020-06-01.

2020/Res27 Adopt LWG recommendation for standard style tile license

Following the recommendation of the LWG, the board decides that map tiles in the "standard" style produced on and provided from OSMF infrastructure are licensed as a ODbL 1.0 Produced Work with no additional terms effective July 1st 2020.

Voting closes on 2020-06-02.

2020/Res28 Select Microgrant observers

We received four applications to monitor the Microgrants team. We select [name to be displayed after voting has closed] and [name to be displayed after voting has closed] for the job. They will receive meeting invites by the chair of the Microgrants team and have access to all the docs.

Voting closes on 2020-06-05.

2020/Res29 Grant Cesium permission to use our trademark in their product “Cesium OSM Buildings“

Voting closes on 2020-06-05.

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Action items updates

Advisory Board - monthly update

The Advisory Board members are separate from the OSMF board of directors - individuals are either nominated by Corporate Members of the OSMF or invited directly by the OSMF board of directors. The OSMF Board of Directors will publicly minute, in the board meeting minutes, any communication sent to, or received from, the AB members. This monthly section is reserved for this purpose. Overview.

AB related updates and board discussions:
2020 Jan, Feb, May
2019 Jan, Mar, Jun, Jul, Aug, Oct

2018 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Dec
2017 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May (F2F), Oct


Monthly Local Chapter presentation

About this section: New idea: Invite a LC to speak at each OSMF Board meeting.


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New recurring date and time: On the 3rd or 4th Thursday of the month, at 17:00 UTC.