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Date and time: Thursday 30 June 2022, 13:00 UTC - Countdown

The topics of the agenda will get locked one week before the meeting, on 2022-06-23.

Location: Video room
using BigBlueButton.



Board members

Officers and board

Not Present

  • Roland Olbricht (Apologies)


Open to all OSMF members.

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Previous minutes

Circular Resolutions

2022/Res13 Renew BigBlueButton service from Cloud68

Our BigBlueButton server from Cloud68 is due for renewal, at €1089 per year (a Medium+ instance at €99 per month with 1 month free)

This circular resolution is to approve that renewal for the 1 May 2022 to 1 May 2023 period, and also to approve regular yearly renewals at this price (including reasonable price changes which Cloud68 may do), i.e. a circular resolution would not be needed to renew next year.

Approved on 2022-05-25 with 5 votes in favour: Amanda McCann, Eugene Alvin Villar, Mikel Maron, Roland Olbricht, Tobias Knerr
2 did not vote: Guillaume Rischard, Jean-Marc Liotier.

Circular by Amanda McCann.

2022/Res14 Authorize board members to participate in board discussion on corporate membership rates

The Board authorizes all current Board members to participate in Board discussions in 2022 on what the price of OSMF corporate membership should be, even if they normally have a Conflict of Interest in this. Voting is not included in this motion.

Approved on 2022-06-25 with 3 votes in favour: Tobias Knerr, Roland Olbricht, Jean-Marc Liotier (Corporate membership rates do not seem like a contentious issue to me, currently or potentially - nor are they an avenue of subversion.)
1 abstained: Amanda McCann (I do not know if I have a conflict of interest on this topic. I abstain.)
3 did not vote: Eugene Alvin Villar, Guillaume Rischard, Mikel Maron.

Circular by Amanda McCann.

Action item updates

See osm:Foundation/Board_action_items.

Treasurer's report

Updated membership prerequisites plan

The board is seeking feedback on osmf-talk* and on about their plan to limit new OSM Foundation memberships to people who have at least registered three months ago and mapped 15 days.

* Mailing list for OSMF members - join OSMF here. Past messages here.

Consider directing the OWG to cut access off due to attribution or other legal policy reasons, if flagged by the LWG

Suggested by Guillaume Rischard.

OSM Carto

OSM account creation API

Advisory Board - monthly update

Presentation by Mapbox Workers Union

Presentation by Mapbox Workers Union. Cancelled.

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