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Posted July 12, 2021, 4 PM UTC

Ratification Poll for Governance Communications Core Unit, COM-001 - July 12, 2021

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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, July 12 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 the Governance Communications Core Unit being accepted and implemented in the Maker Protocol.

MIP39c2-SP8: Governance Communications Core Unit, COM-001

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

The Governance Communications Core Unit performs a complementary set of resources and services that focus on MakerDAO’s informational accessibility and communication practices as a public organization.

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

MIP40c3-SP8: Modify Core Unit Budget, COM-001

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

This initial budget, for 163,200 Dai, provides five months of runway, August 2021 - Dec 2021. In the next year, we intend to submit bi-annual budgets, covering 6 months at a time unless otherwise prefered by MakerDAO. The annual budget figure is $486,000.

A vote to ratify this MIP means MKR holders make a commitment to:

  • An initial five month (Q3-Q4) budget.
  • A continuous monthly funding model.
  • A 3-month runway reserve, held in a protocol-owned multi-sig.
  • An MKR vesting package for COM-001, with details being determined in the near future.

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

MIP41c4-SP8: Facilitator Onboarding, COM-001

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

MIP41c4-SP8 onboards David Utrobin as Facilitator for Core Unit COM-001: Governance Communications.

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 these proposals Accepted and the Governance Facilitators will confirm their passage on the Governance and Risk call on Thursday, July 29.
  • Any further work required to implement these proposals 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, and this wallet setup guide to set up your wallet to vote.

Additional information about the Governance process can be found in the Governance section of the MakerDAO community portal.

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 Public Events Calendar.

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