[council] Clarification of Comments
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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