Governance at a Glance: January 14 - 21, 2021

Governance at a Glance!

The one stop shop for finding out what’s being discussed by governance right now.

Links reflect my view of the most noteworthy activity in the governance, risk and oracles categories right now. Disagree? Think something should be added? Leave a reply or a pm. Updated 2021/01/21

Three Point Summary

‘What do I need to know as an MKR Holder this week?’

  • The Surplus Buffer has officially been increased, with a little less than 6M DAI left to fill before MKR buy and burn operations resume.
  • Thanks to the recent rates increase, stability fees per second peaked and settled at approximately 1.10 DAI growth per second.
  • The DAI VWAP for last week was very strong, sitting at $1.001

Active Discussions

‘What’s going on? You think what?! You’re 100% wrong, and here’s why…’

[Informal Polls] RWA Risk Onboarding Sections & Using Long-Term Loans- New @SebVentures and @williamr from the Real World Assets team bring a pair of informal polls to get community feedback on the process and parameters for their onboarding process.

Road to DAO: the Core Unit Operating Model - New @juan discusses the new MIP Set he proposed with contributions from @ElProgreso & @iammeeoh which seeks to define the path to a fully functional DAO without Maker Foundation support.

Incognito brings anonymous DAI transactions - New @Andrey_Incognito unveils anonymous DAI transactions via Incognito and asks for some collaboration with the community.

Seeking Consensus

‘Yo, do you even signal?’

[Signal Request] New vault-type for ETH with a higher LR- New @ultraschuppi signals a new vault type for ETH after some comments from Risk about ways to safely increase the protocol’s exposure to the asset.

Ongoing Initiatives

‘Oh my god, this is taking ages, why can’t things be simple?’

:mega: Collateral Calls - Calling all Projects! @juan sets up a signup thread for projects wishing to present on the bi-weekly collateral call. Know any potential collateral partners that want to present? Refer them here.

Collateral Status Index - Confused about the current status of the various collateral types that have been discussed recently? Check out this post to find out the status and current position of each within the onboarding process.

Weekly MIPs Updates - @Davidutro and @charlesstlouis bring the latest updates in the world of MIPs.

MakerDAO Standard Governance Processes - @LongForWisdom writes a brief overview of the currently operating governance processes in the Maker community. Confused between Signals, Declarations and MIPs? Look no further.

The Official Welcome Thread - A welcome and introductions thread. Not strictly speaking governance, but if anyone new or old wants to introduce themselves, now is your chance!

Help Wanted

‘Oh %#$?, we need a doodad, and we need it now.’

Wanted: Risk Domain Monitoring Tools - @Primoz puts out a call for additional support to produce monitoring tools for the risk team. Grants are available.

Wanted: Join the Summary Team - @Davidutro asks for anyone interested in producing call summaries get in touch. Grants available.

We could always use help reviewing MIPs in the Request for Comment phase


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