Governance at a Glance: March 12 - 18

Governance at a Glance!

March 18, 2021

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.

Three Point Summary

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


ICYMI - Announcements


Active Discussions

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

[Discussion] NFT Vaults - @Aaron_Bartsch points to Beeple’s 5000-day NFT sale for $69 Million and asks how Maker could serve NFT vaults.

1, 2, 3, Blindspots check! Core Units we need? - @juanjuan asks for a conversation to ensure we are not leaving behind key assets in the Core Unit transition.

[Proposal] Petition Letter to A16z - @iammeeoh discusses drafting letters to VC holders of MKR to encourage governance participation.


Seeking Consensus

‘Yo, do you even signal?’

Highlighted Signals

[Signal Request] Increase Uniswap DAI-ETH, USDC-ETH, & DAI-USDC Debt Ceilings + add DC-IAM - New! - @NikKunkel signals raising the Debt Ceilings and implementing the DC Instant Access Module for many of the UNI-V2 vault types.

[Signal Request] Adjust the Surplus Buffer (March/April 2021) - New! - @ultraschuppi signals raising the Surplus Buffer (again), with @SebVentures giving some helpful risk analysis concerning what a “safe” SB looks like for Maker’s current portfolio.

Other Active Signals


Ongoing Initiatives

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

:mega: Collateral Calls - Calling all Projects! @juanjuan 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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