[council] Motion to Approve Draft GNSO Council Operating Procedures for Public Comment
I am submitting the following motion for action in our 24 September 2009 meeting to approve Draft GNSO Council Operating Procedures for Public Comment. The motion is also posted on the wiki at https://st.icann.org/gnso-council/index.cgi?24_sept_motions. Questions, comments and proposed amendments are welcome as is a second. Chuck Gomes Motion to Approve Draft GNSO Council Operating Procedures for Public Comment 17 September 2009 Whereas: * On 27 August 2009 the ICANN Board approved Bylaws Amendments Related to GNSO Restructuring ( http://www.icann.org/en/general/bylaws-amendments-27aug09.pdf <http://www.icann.org/en/general/bylaws-amendments-27aug09.pdf> ) in support of the transition to a new GNSO Council to be seated during the ICANN annual general meetings in Seoul in October 2009. * The existing Rules of Procedure for the GNSO Council ( http://gnso.icann.org/council/new-procedures.shtml <http://gnso.icann.org/council/new-procedures.shtml> ) require revision to accommodate the new Council structure. * The GNSO Council Operations Work Team (GCOT) established by the GNSO Operations Steering Committee (OSC) identified areas of the existing Rules that needed to be revised in order to seat the new Council, developed recommendations for updating those areas and submitted them to the OSC for review and comment. * The OSC reviewed and suggested a few edits to the GCOT recommendations. * The GNSO Council would like to provide the opportunity to receive public comments before the procedures are approved. The GNSO Council Resolves to: * Sincerely thank the GCOT for its work in preparing the Draft Operating Procedures. * Approve the attached draft GNSO Council Operating Procedures for public comment. * Request ICANN Staff initiate a 21-day public comment period as soon as possible.
GNSO Council Operating Procedures Public Comment Draft 17 Sep 09 (Clean).doc