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large_proposal_process [2016/07/11 20:59]
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-for items over £300 this process is to be used instead of the usual proposal form [[hs_proposals]].+This process is to be used for proposals requiring over £600 expenditure ​instead of the usual proposal form [[hs_proposals|as described here]].
  
-==== formulate ​plan ====+==== Formulate ​plan ====
  
-  * if your plan requires money from the hackspace account, request available funds from the treasurer +  * If your plan requires money from the hackspace account, request available funds from the treasurer 
-  * create ​a plan that will make financial sense to the treasury.+  * Create ​a plan that will make financial sense to the treasury.
   * While it is possible to request the total available funds, it will likely only be approved if there is no significant opposition from the membership.   * While it is possible to request the total available funds, it will likely only be approved if there is no significant opposition from the membership.
-  * state time limit (must be less than 60 days) that the pledging window will be open to members +  * State time limit (must be less than 60 days) that the pledging window will be open to members 
-  * ensure ​that you have thought of things like safety, maintenance,​ cleaning, replacement parts, cost per hour if applicable +  * Ensure ​that you have thought of things like safety, maintenance,​ cleaning, replacement parts, cost per hour if applicable 
-  * send the proposal to the committee for approval. ​+  * Send the proposal to the committee for approval. ​
  
 ==== Committee approval process ==== ==== Committee approval process ====
  
-Committee ​will consider at least the following:+The committee ​will consider at least the following:
  
-  * safety, +  * Safety 
-  * financial ​viability, +  * Financial ​viability 
-  * following ​building'​s ​regulations, +  * Compliance with building regulations 
-  * any effect on the membership+  * Any effect on the membership
  
-The committee will approve the proposal by a vote, with a straight forward ​majority enough to pass.+The committee will approve the proposal by a vote, with a straightforward ​majority enough to pass.
  
 An approval implies that, if the proposal succeeds in due course, the hackspace will contribute the agreed sum from its funds. ​ An approval implies that, if the proposal succeeds in due course, the hackspace will contribute the agreed sum from its funds. ​
  
-==== on committee approval ====+==== On committee approval ====
  
   * The proposal cannot be changed after committee proposal.   * The proposal cannot be changed after committee proposal.
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   * If a simple majority of members present at the meeting vote in favour of the proposal, then hackspace money can be released   * If a simple majority of members present at the meeting vote in favour of the proposal, then hackspace money can be released
  
-==== on committee non-approval ====+==== On committee non-approval ====
  
 If there is a small reason that the proposal wasn't approved, the committee will suggest you change that point and if you agree, the proposal will be approved without the need to organise another meeting/​vote. If there is a small reason that the proposal wasn't approved, the committee will suggest you change that point and if you agree, the proposal will be approved without the need to organise another meeting/​vote.
  
-==== on members approval ====+==== On members approval ====
  
   * You can now promote your proposal using the same form as for smaller proposals. ​   * You can now promote your proposal using the same form as for smaller proposals. ​
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   * Date your proposal   * Date your proposal
   * You now have your time limit to get enough pledges to achieve your goal. If achieved the equipment will be bought after members monies have been collected.   * You now have your time limit to get enough pledges to achieve your goal. If achieved the equipment will be bought after members monies have been collected.
-  * If failed your proposal will  have to be substantially re-written and be re-approved by the committee before being re-run.+  * If failed your proposal will have to be substantially re-written and be re-approved by the committee before being re-run.
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