ICANN Resolutions » 2003-10-13 - Adoption of Corrective Amendments to Bylaws
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Board adopts the amendments to the bylaws allowing ICANN to hold its annual meeting at Marina Del Rey, California or any other appropriate place of the Board's time and choosing, provided such annual meeting is held within 14 months of the immediately preceding annual meeting.
As resolved at the Board's 12 September 2003 meeting, proposed bylaw amendments regarding the annual meeting for the corporation and certain other procedural items had been drafted and posted for public review and comment, with no comments having been received. The following resolutions were accordingly proposed:Whereas, at the Special Meeting of the Board held 12 September 2003, the Board proposed the adoption of certain corrective amendments to the Bylaws designed to (i) allow additional flexibility in the timing and scheduling of ICANN's annual meetings, and, in particular, to allow ICANN's 2003 annual meeting to be held in Carthage, Tunisia, 27-31 October 2003 and (ii) calculate certain time periods under the Bylaws in "business days" rather than "calendar days;"
Whereas, a notice regarding this proposal was prepared and posted, and the Secretary invited comments from the community on the proposal;
Whereas, no comments on the proposal have been received, and the Board concludes that adoption of the amendments to the bylaws as stated in the proposal would be in the best interest of ICANN;
The following resolution was presented for consideration by Mr. Pisanty, and seconded by Mr. Palage:
Resolved, [03.149] that the Board adopts the amendments to the bylaws amending Article III, Section 5, and Article VI, Section 13 as proposed.
(The Board approved the above resolution by a 12-0-0 vote.)