Re: [messengers] Minutes from the Open Forum

Date: 21 Aug 2013 22:22:05 +0200
From: sunaltahusky@xxxxxxxxx


One day we will all send our drones.

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On 2013-08-21, at 3:53 PM, Shawn bega Blumenfeld <shawnbega@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> yeah joel where you been? the process has morphed some since 2005, the
> date on those webpages.
> 
> while its mostly as written, the current process that has been
> followed recently: cities bid 2 years out and one city is chosen at
> the 2 year out open forum. that city must then present a final bid for
> confirmation one year out. if they dont seem capable and are refused
> by the one year out forum, an emergency situation would then have to
> be discussed. i didnt see it in these minutes, it may have happened at
> the first open forum or may have gotten skipped, but i know at least
> that mexico was prepared to give a final presentation for 2014.
> 
> i reiterate my recommendation from last year: i believe a motion
> should be made next time to eliminate proxy votes. they dont matter,
> and are contrary to a consensus process.
> 
> i reiterate my desire to see at least those specific pages at
> messengers.org updated to reflect the current process.
> 
> mexico mexico mexico. cant fricken wait. im running "velodrome day" at
> which ive been told we'll be allowed to race the track with non track
> bikes. long live the derailleur!
> 
> --
> Shawn "bega" Blumenfeld
> http://www.dcbikeracing.com
> --
> 
> 
> On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 9:29 AM, Blaize Felberbaum
> <blaize.felberbaum@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Lausanne Open Forum took a decision as described on the IFBMA status (http://messengers.org/?page_id=126). Melbourne will have to meet the requirements for the final bid in CMWC Mexico in 2014 (http://messengers.org/?page_id=124).
>> 
>> But that up to next year Open Forum to decide.
>> 
>> Blaize.
>> 
>> Le 21 août 2013 à 15:20, Joel Metz a écrit :
>> 
>>> final vote for cmwc 2 years in advance? i guess procedures have changed...
>>> 
>>> -joel
>>> 
>>>> 4. CMWC 2015
>>>> Reps of Melbourne and Paris present the final argumentation for the vote
>>>> of CMWC 2015
>>>> Proxy vote shows that both city collected the exact same votes (Under the
>>>> control of a member of the council. We swiss don't joke about democracy!).
>>>> Messenger  at the open forum choose a city in between the 2 in the race
>>>> for 2015 (non-messengers are asked to step aside the vote). A short
>>>> majority chooses Melbourne.
>>>> After a few more arguments, reps from Paris choose to withdraw from CMWC
>>>> 2015 bid.
>>>> Therefore a consensus is reached and MELBOURNE IS OFFICIALLY VOTED HOST
>>>> CITY FOR CMWC 2015.
>>> 
>>> 
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>>> 
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