Agenda 5Oct10/Chair's Report

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Activities to report[edit | edit source]

Office manager[edit | edit source]

  • With MP, attended second interveiw with Charles Matthews in Birmingham
  • Discussed with other board members, appointed CM
  • Drafted contract with lawyers - for approval Dialog ballons icon.svg Discuss
  • Appointed payroll managers as per email approval
  • Assigned work to CM per list on office wiki; highlights:
    • Proposal for a restarted newsletter Dialog ballons icon.svg Discuss
    • Getting up to speed with various systems we use

Solicitors[edit | edit source]

  • Agreed letter of advice regarding the 2009 Fundraising Agreement
  • Sent letter to the WMF, who have now agreed the solution outlined
  • Raised concerns about standard of work - see emails Dialog ballons icon.svg Discuss

Accountants[edit | edit source]

  • Arranged letter of advice regarding tax treatment (awaiting written confirmation)

Outstanding actions[edit | edit source]

  • AT and TD to revisit the annual report, updating actions and setting things going to produce this. Go-next-red.svg Carried forward
  • AT and TD prepare a report for the WMF chapters grant, for email approval, and to approach the Foundation to extend the grant Go-next-red.svg Carried forward
  • AT to judge BLW prizes Go-next-red.svg Carried forward
  • AT to respond to ORG re their grant application Dialog ballons icon.svg Discuss
  • Andrew to see if there is interest in Wiki Takes Liverpool amongst local Wikimedians Go-next-red.svg Carried forward
  • AT to send BLW domain name renewal invoice to TD to pay. Go-next-red.svg Carried forward
  • AT to update Companies House with TD's new address. Go-next-red.svg Carried forward
  • AT to investigate the situation with paying VAT on Liam's pay. Symbol wait.svg Doing...
  • AT to go forward with Wikipics/usability (see 2010 Budget) Go-next-red.svg Carried forward
  • AT to contact WMDE about how we spend the toolserver-allocated money Go-next-red.svg Carried forward