Minutes

The draft minutes from the RIPE NCC General Meeting May 2019.

Full recording of the General Meeting

Transcript of all presentations and discussion at the General Meeting

1. Welcome, Preliminaries

The RIPE NCC Executive Board Chairman, Christian Kaufmann, opened the RIPE NCC General Meeting (GM) at 18:24 UTC on 22 May 2019 and welcomed attendees.

2. Report from the RIPE NCC

The RIPE NCC reporting for the General Meeting was presented by RIPE NCC Managing Director Axel Pawlik in the RIPE NCC Services Working Group at RIPE 78. This took place on 22 May 2019 from 16:00-17:45 UTC.

https://ripe78.ripe.net/presentations/108-108-axel_update_services_wg-.pdf

3. Report from the Executive Board

The RIPE NCC Executive Board Chairman, Christian Kaufmann, gave the presentation from the RIPE NCC Executive Board:

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2019/presentations/report-from-the-ripe-ncc-eb-may-2019.pdf

4. Adoption of the RIPE NCC Financial Report 2018

RIPE NCC Chief Financial Officer Gwen van Berne presented the RIPE NCC Financial Report 2018.

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2019/presentations/ripe-ncc-financial-report.pdf

Resolution 1:

"The General Meeting adopts the RIPE NCC Financial Report 2018."

Voting for this resolution took place under Agenda point 10.

5. Discharge of the Executive Board

The RIPE NCC Annual Report 2018 and Financial Report 2018 were published and announced on 10 April 2019.

Resolution 2:

"The General Meeting discharges the Executive Board with regard to its actions as they appear from the Annual Report 2018 and Financial Report 2018."

Voting for this resolution took place under Agenda point 10.

6. RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2020

RIPE NCC Chief Financial Officer Gwen van Berne presented the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2020.

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2019/presentations/ripe-ncc-charging-scheme-2020-1.pdf

Resolution 3:

"The General Meeting approves the adoption of the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2020 option that received the absolute majority of the votes cast."

Voting for this resolution took place under Agenda point 10.

7. Amendments to the RIPE NCC Articles of Association

RIPE NCC Legal Counsel Linda Slaakweg presented on the proposed amendments to the RIPE NCC Articles of Association.

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2019/presentations/ripe-ncc-articles-of-association.pdf

Resolution 4:

"The General Meeting approves the amendments to the RIPE NCC Articles of Association."

Voting for this resolution took place under Agenda point 10.

8. Amendments to the RIPE NCC Standard Service Agreement

RIPE NCC Legal Counsel Linda Slaakweg presented on the proposed amendments to the RIPE NCC Articles of Association.

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2019/presentations/ripe-ncc-standard-service-agreement.pdf

Resolution 5:

"The General Meeting approves the amendments to the RIPE NCC Standard Service Agreement."

Voting for this resolution took place under Agenda point 10.

9. RIPE NCC Executive Board Election

Introduction of Executive Board candidates.

The RIPE NCC Executive Board election was to fill two seats.

Voting took place under Agenda point 10. 

10. Voting on Resolutions and for Executive Board Seats

RIPE NCC Communications Officer Ulka Athale gave a presentation on the voting procedure for the GM.

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2019/presentations/voting-at-the-ripe-ncc-general-meeting

RIPE NCC Executive Board Chairman Christian Kaufmann presented the resolutions to be voted on at the GM.

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2019/presentations/voting-resolutions-gm-may-2019

 

11. Announcement of Resolution and Election Results (Friday, 18 May at 10:45 local time)

The General Meeting reconvened at 10:45 UTC on 24 May. RIPE NCC Executive Board Chairman Christian Kaufmann announced the results of the voting on the resolutions.

The following five resolutions were approved:

  • “The General Meeting adopts the RIPE NCC Financial Report 2018.”
  • "The General Meeting discharges the Executive Board with regard to its actions as they appear from the Annual Report 2018 and the Financial Report 2018."
  • "The General Meeting approves the adoption of the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2020 option that received the absolute majority of the votes cast." The General Meeting approved RIPE NCC Charging Scheme Option A.
  • "The General Meeting approves the amendments to the RIPE NCC Articles of Association."
  • "The General Meeting approves the amendments to the RIPE NCC Standard Service Agreement."

The following two candidates were elected to the RIPE NCC Executive Board:

  • Ondřej Filip
  • Remco van Mook

The full voting report is available.

12. Close

RIPE NCC Executive Board Chairman Christian Kaufmann thanked the members for their participation and closed the General Meeting at 10:55 UTC on 24 May 2019.

  • 14 February - Call for nominations to RIPE NCC Executive Board
  • 10 April - Publish RIPE NCC Annual Report and Financial Report 2018
  • 1 May - Close nominations for Executive Board elections
  • 8 May - Deadline for proxy vote nominations
  • 8 May - Deadline for members to propose resolutions
  • 8 May - Deadline to publish final GM agenda
  • 22 May - Close registration for electronic voting
  • 22 May - GM begins with main meeting
  • 24 May - GM closes with announcement of voting results