[council] Clarification of Comments

Avri Doria avri at acm.org
Wed Jan 18 01:24:32 UTC 2006


I agree with this completely.  we should not presume that the staff  
manager cannot do the report.  If they can't or if the report is  
deficient in some way, which is _not_ my expectation, then we would  
need to figure out what to do next, but I see no reason not to follow  
the normal process at this point.


On 17 jan 2006, at 19.01, Ross Rader wrote:

> That said, the work undertaken as a result of this resolution  
> should be carried out according to the processes we've agreed to.  
> In our policy development process, the next step is to request the  
> creation of an issues report from the Staff Manager. The Staff  
> Manager must create an issues report for us within 15 days. I don't  
> believe it is appropriate for us to presume that this obligation  
> will not be met.  In the event that we are unable to execute the  
> process per the requirements of the bylaws, we should consider what  
> our alternatives are, and proceed in a way that least offends those  
> bylaws. In other words, if the Staff Manager informs Council that  
> we can't get what we need to do our when in a time frame thats  
> meaningful, then we should look at other options - retaining  
> outside help, etc.

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