The Graph Council - Meeting #31 Notes

Council members value transparency and have agreed to follow Chatham House Rules for sharing meeting notes. On Tuesday, June 28, 2022, The Graph Council held its 31st meeting.


Roster

Council Members ("Members")
Brandon Ramirez
Gary Morris
Jim Cousins
Justin Moses
Santiago Palladino
Sebastian Siemssen
Spencer Noon
Yaniv Tal
Yondon Fu

The Graph Foundation
Eva Beylin, Director, The Graph Foundation (the “Foundation”)

Observer and Note Taker
Observer: Andrew Domzalski, Edge & Node Ventures, Inc. (“Edge & Node”)
Note Taker: Jordan Teague, The Foundation

Council Business
The meeting commenced at 11:03 am PST.

Meeting

Council Structure

Following previous Council discussion on aims to diversify the Council structure to enhance present ecosystem representation, the Members discussed a plan for replacing two active Members, which will likely occur prior to the next Council meeting.

Governance & GIPs

The Members discussed GIP-0024: Query Versioning, and GIP: Epoch Block Oracle. The Members determined that these GIPs are ready to be prepared for execution on-chain.

The Members also generally discussed the need to streamline and clarify the GIP process. Council Members discussed the possibility of involving representatives from various stakeholder groups in the GIP process to help gather feedback and push proposals forward. The Foundation indicated it would dedicate operational resources to the GIP process to help speed up the on-chain signature process.

Grants

The Foundation provided an update to the Members on the status of projects under core developer grants.

Budget & Treasury Matters

The Foundation updated the Members on treasury initiatives, such as: potential community grant programs associated with migration of subgraphs to the decentralized service in preparation for the sunsetting of the hosted service; providing support to core developers of a decentralized blockchain ecosystem; and funding of other community initiatives that support the Graph ecosystem. A request was considered and approved by the Members for release of vested Foundation GRT treasury tokens to support the various initiatives.
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