General Assembly Minutes PM (Nov 8, 2011)

Facilitating: Greg
Minutes: Terra
Stacking: Stacy
18 people attending

AGENDA
Silence, Police update, bark dust, communications

ANNOUNCEMENTS
We are on the Statesman Journal’s calendar! Veteran Appreciation themed march this Saturday, 11/12.

Peacekeeper training happening Monday, 11/14 at 12 noon.

There is now a blackboard up on site for events scheduling. Please update the board with confirmed events.

Oregon PeaceWorks’ annual Holiday concert will be happening December 3rd at the Ike Box!

AGENDA ITEMS

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Police

It was made clear today that we are within our rights to observe police activity as citizen witnesses.

PROPOSAL – Non Violence community agreement will be gone over before each GA – PASSED!

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Power

We need an alternator for a human powered generator (exercise bike generator!), one was found for $80 ~

PROPOSAL – purchase the 1-wire alternator – PASSED!

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Bark Dust

was brought in & put down today, we were given props by the park rangers. Surprise! As previously believed, the bark dust was not donated, and we had to cough up $200 for it.

PROPOSAL -  no OSO funds will be spent without GA approval, and a receipt with signatures of GA members  approving use of funds for specific articles is  – TABLED for a workgroup. Proposal will be brought back Thursday PM GA.

** Finance workgroup formed, will be meeting 4:30pm tomorrow & Thursday to process the details of the procedure (such as how many signatures are needed).

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Communications

PROPOSAL – Consolidate data on one server & transfer control of domains to OSO members – PASSED!

Concerns about control of our websites were brought up, discussion of technical confusions and data security.
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Music

November 19th there is an Occupied Concert, location yet to be finalized, but will be one of these three: The capitol steps, the Ike Box, or the Gazebo in Willson park.

If you have connections with musicians or want to play (at this concert or future concerts) contact greg@forwardthinkingaz.com !!

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Thank you!

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