41st General Assembly

FACILITATION

Moderator: James

Co-ordinator: Scott

Participation Team: Baron

PROCEDURAL MOTION

The Assembly voted on whether there was quorum for the GA to have decision-making powers

OUTCOME: Dependent upon proposals

PROCEDURAL MOTION

That the proposals be outlined in brief before GA decides if it has quorum

Outcome: PASSED

WG REPORT BACKS

EDUCATION

 

  • OM Education Workshop at Rainbow Serpent was a great success! Participants gave positive  feedback and some asked how they could become involved with OM
  • Free school at Occupy Friday was really great, lots of people coming along and coming in off the the street, speakers from Refugee Action Collective and Cara from the Free Shops in the UK amongst others. Feminist Discussion Group was also a big success
  • Baron has been asked to participate in a debate at Melbourne Uni in March – assistance and contributions would be greatly appreciated

OCCUPY FRIDAYS

  • Yesterday was really successful, taking back more physical space, ANTAR and RAC stalls set up, lots of conversations and discussions, positive atmosphere
  • Lots of contacts made , musicians, political groups, individuals, etc.. people wanting to learn more/ be involved/contribute

FIRST AID AND CARE

  • More Care Bears needed – anyone with experience in Social work, counselling, art therapy, healers, can volunteer – contact First Aid and Care

KITCHEN

  • Want to emphasis that the kitchen is not THE kitchen, just A kitchen, encourage people to start up kicthens and feed people
  • Reporting on money contributed and spent
  • Moustafa has established an Associates Trust with his friends, family and associates to ensure the Kitchen can continue at all times
  • Want to thank Hari Krishna community for their generousity in donating food

WORKING GROUP PROPOSALS

None

INDIVIDUAL PROPOSALS

Kev – An individual who wishes to remain anonymous spoke with Kev and wished to contribute a large monetary gift towards OM, the only conditions of the gift is the Kev be responsible for setting up an account with a financial institution and choosing four people he finds trustworthy  to be the signatories.

The four chosen are: Samantha Castro, Cathie Lewis, Joel Hynes and David Saxton.

RAPHAEL – That OM endorse a media statement addressing [three main points: 1)stop theintervention, 2) ? 3) ?) that the proposer has drafted.

PROCEDUARAL MOTION: Does the GA decide there is quorum for the GA to have decision-making powers?

OUTCOME: PASSED

Kev – An individual who wishes to remain anonymous spoke with Kev and wished to contribute a large monetary gift towards OM, the only conditions of the gift is the Kev be responsible for setting up an account with a financial institution (credit union/co-operative) and choosing four people he finds trustworthy  to be the signatories.

The four chosen are: Samantha Castro, Cathie Lewis, Joel Hynes and David Saxton.

PROCEDUARAL MOTION: TAKE A 5 MINUTE RECESS TO DISCUSS PROPOSAL

OUTCOME : PASSED

[GA TAKES 5 MINUTE RECESS]

OUTCOME: the proposal did not achieve 90% consensus, speakers for and against

PRECODEURAL MOTION: That we not discuss the extraction or use of the money at this GA, just the procuring of it and getting it into a secure account

OUTCOME: PASSED

AMENDMENT: (JOEL) He was not aware that he was a signatory and would prefer for someone else to replace him; Baron chosen as a signatory to replace Joel.

OUTCOME: NOT PASSED

AMENDMENT: That Teigan replace Joel as the signatory.

OUTCOME : PASSED

[AMENDED] PROPOSAL:

An individual who wishes to remain anonymous spoke with Kev and wished to contribute a large monetary gift towards OM, the only conditions of the gift is the Kev be responsible for setting up an account with a financial institution (credit union/co-operative) and choosing four people he finds trustworthy  to be the signatories.

The four chosen are: Samantha Castro, Cathie Lewis, Teigan Evans and David Saxton.

OUTCOME: PASSED

RAPHAEL – That OM endorse a media statement addressing [three main points: 1)stop theintervention, 2) ? 3) ?) that the proposer has drafted.

OUTCOME: NOT PASSED

— GA CLOSED —

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: