Clarification of CoTech decision-making process
In the outcome of the “Allow GreenNet to join CoTech” thread Chris Lowis highlighted a lack of clarity in what rules rules apply to Loomio proposals in terms of voting basis (majority, unanimity, something else?) and quorum.
In the outcome of the “Reconfigure Loomio to allow CoTech to make decisions” thread it was agreed that voting should be on a one-coop-one-vote basis and the welcome page was updated to include the following text:
> If you are a member of a CoTech network co-operative you can participate in discussions and decisions here on Loomio. Voting on proposals is on the basis of one-coop-one-vote, so before voting on an issue, discuss internally and then make it clear when you vote that you are voting on behalf of your co-operative.
I’d like us to clarify what voting basis and quorum should be used for decision-making for the CoTech network. I plan to add a proposal to start the ball rolling.
James Mead (Go Free Range) started a proposal Fri 28 Jul 2017
Consensus decision-making, no quorum Closed Fri 4 Aug 2017
Voting basis: consensus, i.e. no “block” votes. Note that Loomio “disagree” votes are intended to mean you don’t agree, but you can live with the proposal).
Quorum: no minimum, but at least 1 week between the creation of a proposal and the closing date.
|Agree - 2|
|Abstain - 0|
|Disagree - 2|
|Block - 0|
Fri 28 Jul 2017
Seems the fairest way to proceed. Question: What Co-Tech activities/decisions go through this process? Everything?