Posted Mar 13 2023 16:00 UTC | Poll ID 964

Ratification Poll for Expand Facilitator Definition to Allow Entities (MIP4c2-SP34) - March 13, 2023

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The Governance Facilitators have placed a ratification poll into the voting system as part of the responsibilities defined in MIP51. This Governance Poll will be active for fourteen days beginning on Monday, March 13 at 16:00 UTC.

This is a binary vote.

  • You may vote for a single option.
  • You should vote for the option which you prefer.
  • If you would accept either option, you should vote 'Abstain'.

Review

The community may vote in this poll to express support or opposition to MIP4c2-SP34 being accepted and implemented in the Maker Protocol.

A brief summary of this proposal has been provided by the MIP Author and is shown below:

MIP41 defines Facilitators as “accountable individuals”. The term individual is defined as “a single human being as contrasted with a social group or institution” (Merriam Webster Dictionary). This potentially limits participants from engaging as facilitators should they want to apply specifically as a liability protected entity. By expanding the definition to “authorized accounts,” entities will be able to apply as facilitator while specifying accounts that can engage in Maker Governance with the full power of the facilitator, while still retaining the consent of MKR holders.

Please review the links below to inform your position on this proposal before voting.

Outcomes

This poll implements a Minimum Positive Participation value. The Minimum Positive Participation is currently set to 10,000 MKR.

If the votes for the 'Yes' option exceed the votes for the 'No' option AND the votes for the 'Yes' option exceed 10,000 MKR, then the following actions will be taken:

  • The MIP Editors will mark the proposal Accepted and the Governance Facilitators will confirm its passage on the Governance and Risk call on Thursday, March 30.
  • Any further work required to implement the proposal will be tasked to the relevant Core Units.

Otherwise, this proposal will be marked as rejected per MIP51.


Resources

MIP51: Monthly Governance Cycle describes this type of poll and its position and significance within the rest of the governance cycle.

If you are new to voting in the Maker Protocol, please see the voting guide to learn how voting works.

Additional information about the Governance process can be found in the Maker Operational Manual.

To participate in future Governance calls, please join us every Thursday at 17:00 UTC.

To add current and upcoming votes to your calendar, please see the MakerDAO Governance Calendar.

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