Foundation/Local Chapters/United States/Standing Rules

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These are the Standing Rules of the OpenStreetMap US Chapter. They supplement the Bylaws.

Meetings

Frequency

  • The Board Of Directors will have at least one meeting each calendar month.
  • The monthly meeting may be supplemented by weekly progress meetings as deemed necessary.

Logistics

  • Meetings will be conducted using Google+ Hangouts.
  • Meetings will be open to anyone wanting to listen in on the proceedings.
  • Those without a Google account (required to join Hangouts) can join by telephone.
  • One day's advance notice (with phone number) is required to guarantee participation by telephone.

Voting

  • Voting will be conducted by a thumbs up to indicate agreement.
  • If no video connection is available, a board member may vote the traditional way by saying 'yes' or 'no'.