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''(I'm creating this page to consolidate and clarify information about quorum in HacDC.  The following notes about quorum do not apply to board meetings. - [[User:Katie|Katie]] 18:22, 22 October 2008 (UTC))''
 
''(I'm creating this page to consolidate and clarify information about quorum in HacDC.  The following notes about quorum do not apply to board meetings. - [[User:Katie|Katie]] 18:22, 22 October 2008 (UTC))''
  
Current Quorum Percentage: 50% (see [[Bylaws]])
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Current Quorum Percentage: 25% (see [[Bylaws_Amendment_1:_Revise_Quorum]], which has been passed)
  
Current Number of Members: (is [http://hacdc.org/membership/ this member list] up to date?)
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Current Number of Members: 29
  
'''Current Quorum Level:'''
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'''Current Quorum Level: 8 members'''
  
== Proposal to Lower Quorum ==
 
 
[[Bylaws_Amendment_1:_Revise_Quorum]] is a proposal to lower the quorum percentage to 25% of members.  This proposal was approved at a membership meeting on (when?) and is currently being signed by members (it must be signed by 75% of members to take effect).
 
  
 
== Quorum "Gotchas" ==
 
== Quorum "Gotchas" ==
  
 
If absent new members are approved during a meeting in which a quorum is present before the new members are approved, but the quorum threshold is no longer met after the approval, is the meeting automatically adjourned?  This is what we've done in the past.  Do we want to amend the bylaws to prevent quorum being "broken" during a meeting?
 
If absent new members are approved during a meeting in which a quorum is present before the new members are approved, but the quorum threshold is no longer met after the approval, is the meeting automatically adjourned?  This is what we've done in the past.  Do we want to amend the bylaws to prevent quorum being "broken" during a meeting?

Revision as of 09:28, 3 December 2008

(I'm creating this page to consolidate and clarify information about quorum in HacDC. The following notes about quorum do not apply to board meetings. - Katie 18:22, 22 October 2008 (UTC))

Current Quorum Percentage: 25% (see Bylaws_Amendment_1:_Revise_Quorum, which has been passed)

Current Number of Members: 29

Current Quorum Level: 8 members


Quorum "Gotchas"

If absent new members are approved during a meeting in which a quorum is present before the new members are approved, but the quorum threshold is no longer met after the approval, is the meeting automatically adjourned? This is what we've done in the past. Do we want to amend the bylaws to prevent quorum being "broken" during a meeting?