ICANN Resolutions » 2007-06-29 - Approval of 2007-2008 ICANN Budget
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Board approves the recommendations of the Finance Committee and the 2007-2008 operating plan and budget.
Whereas, ICANN posted a draft Operating Plan for public comment on 22 March 2007, including links to the strategic plan and details of costing of major projects <http://www.icann.org/announcements/announcement-22mar07.htm>
Whereas, ICANN held community consultations on the draft Operating Plan at the Lisbon ICANN meeting, with sessions in English at the public forum (with the option of remote participation) and also in French, Spanish and Arabic.
Whereas, the proposed budget for FY 2008 was developed to implement the FY 08 Operating Plan, and was posted for public comment in accordance with the Bylaws on 17 May 2007 <http://www.icann.org/announcements/announcement-2-17may07.htm>. A slightly revised version was posted on 23 May 2007.
Whereas, translations of the budget have been posted in Arabic, French, Russian, and Spanish (with a Chinese version in progress).
Whereas, ICANN has actively solicited feedback on the budget from numerous constituencies, including consultations with the ALAC, gTLD Registries and Registrars constituencies.
Whereas, continuing consultation on the budget has been conducted at ICANN's meeting in San Juan, with sessions at the public forum and also special sessions in French and Spanish.
Whereas, the ICANN Board Finance Committee met in San Juan on 24 June 2007, and recommended that the Board:
Resolved (07.42), the ICANN Board approves the recommendations of the Finance Committee and approves the 2007-08 operating plan and budget.