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 2020/11/19

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

  • DAI price drops to an average of $1.005.
  • The DAI supply exceeds 1 billion, then drops to 991 million.
  • We will be migrating to a new governance contract on November 27th to prevent the risk posed by flash loans.

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

PSM, Flashmint, MKR tokenomics and MakerDAO security *New* @Homo_Economicus asks some questions about the future of MKR Tokenomics which prompts lively discussion.

[Gov Poll] Vote for 0% for the Stablecoin Stability Fee! *New* @cyrus of Former Risk Team fame argues in favour of reducing the stablecoin stability fee.

Small Vaults Liquidations & Incentives *New* @charlesstlouis posts a discussion of the risks and details around setting the dust parameter on behalf of the Maker Foundation.


Seeking Consensus
‘Yo, do you even signal?’

[Signal Request] Accelerate the PSM Launch *Signal Ends Friday* - @hexonaut opens a signal to accelerate the launch of the PSM (peg stability module) given recent feedback that DAI is losing market share in Latin America in comparison to USDC.


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

📣 Collateral Calls - Calling all Projects! *New* @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 - @charlesstlouis is producing a weekly update on 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: Governance Help - @LongForWisdom is still looking for help with the governance domain.

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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[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, August 15 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, November 7 9AM PST (5:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #103 - Thursday, July 30 4:00 PM UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #102 - Thursday, July 23 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #101 - Thursday, July 16 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #100 - Thursday, July 9 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #99 - Thursday, July 2 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
MakerDAO Governance Audit Report
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, June 4 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
MIP0c12-SP2: Subproposal for Core Personnel Onboarding (Governance Facilitator)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, April 16 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
Need More Explanation on Vote Proposals
Participation in Maker governance
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, February 13 9AM PST (5:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, February 6 9AM PST (5:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, January 23 9AM PST (5:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, January 16 9AM PST (5:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, January 9 9AM PST (5:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, December 19 9AM PST (5:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, December 12 9AM PST (5:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, November 28 9AM PST (5:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, November 21 9AM PST (5:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, October 31 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, October 24 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, October 17 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, October 3 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, September 26 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
Discourse and Notifications
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk w/ Special Guests Fluidity.io - Thursday, September 19 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, September 12 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, August 29 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
Why aren't MKR Holders voting?
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #119 - Thursday, November 19 16:00 UTC
Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, August 8 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
July's Community Mentions of the Month!
Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, August 1 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
Maker ガバナンスコール#45の8個の重要な点:2019年7月25日
Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, July 25 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk - Thursday, August 22 9AM PST (4:00 PM UTC)
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #118 - Thursday, November 12 16:00 UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #117 - Thursday, November 5 16:00 UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #117 - Thursday, November 5 16:00 UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #115 - Thursday, October 22 16:00 UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #114 - Thursday, October 15 16:00 UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #113 - Thursday, October 8 16:00 UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #112 - Thursday, October 1 16:00 UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #112 - Thursday, October 1 16:00 UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #113 - Thursday, October 8 16:00 UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #112 - Thursday, October 1 16:00 UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #111 - Thursday, September 24 16:00 UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #110 - Thursday, September 17 16:00 UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #109 - Thursday, September 10 16:00 UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #109 - Thursday, September 10 16:00 UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #108 - Thursday, September 3 16:00 UTC
Maker Relay Ep 13 - En Español
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #107 - Thursday, August 27 16:00 UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #106 - Thursday, August 20 4:00 PM UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #105 - Thursday, August 13 4:00 PM UTC
[Agenda/Discussion] Scientific Governance and Risk #104 - Thursday, August 6 4:00 PM UTC

I’m planning on updating this at least once a week going forward. Is this useful? What else would you like to see? Any feedback is welcome.

I’d like to have a section headed Ongoing Initiatives which calls attention to the governance or risk related projects that are actively being worked on. If you are working on something governance/risk related and have a moment to spare, write up a summary post of what you are doing, and I’ll link to it here. This goes equally for the Foundation, can we get a very brief post describing each governance/risk related thing that is currently happening (as much as can be shared?) The planned governance dashboard comes to mind as one example.

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Love this idea, maybe once it becomes a habit we can call it out in the Governance call and in the socials.

There is a Community and Governance portal being worked on right now that houses ‘canonical’ docs and information about ongoing initiatives. It might be expanded to include Risk as well.

I’m thinking about setting up some subcategories in the Community section for projects that require comment and another for ‘bounties’. The Governance Dashboard is a good example, it’s been difficult to find a team willing to take the on the project.

Later: As an experiment, I’ve just created a help-wanted tag and posted a RFP for a Governance Dashboard.

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Had a brief look at the community and governance portal, looks great. I’ll have some reading to do.

I’ll add a ‘Help Wanted’ section to this whole summary thing, including anything governance or risk related.
Edit: Added.

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Updated 10/07/19 with ongoing initiatives.

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Updated 15/07/19 with a recent signal poll. Friendly reminder to everyone that we’re still looking for volunteers to help with collateral due-diligence!

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I just registered twitter.com/mkrgov, maybe we can use it to put more focus on these items also.
(other good suggestions also welcome of course)

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Updated with this weeks intrigues. @kwadrex create a new topic about the twitter account? Sounds there are a couple of things we could do there. Happy to add a link to it from here.

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@LongForWisdom I’m just seeing this now due to typo in my name :slight_smile:
I’ll create a new thread for it.

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Hah, my bad @kwadrax, sorry!

Edited for the new week, not too many changes. Everyone start some more interesting conversations!

Updated for this week, I’m going to start adding ‘new’ tags to new stuff that comes in each week. Let me know if there are any other things you’d like to see or changes I should think about making.

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Updated: a little later than I planned but discussion has been light this last week. Would it be beneficial to sticky this? (Currently I have to post each time I update it to move it back to the top of the forum)

@rich.brown can we do sticky posts on discourse?

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It’s set up to pin topics that are unread by default. Once a user scrolls to the bottom of the thread it becomes unpinned. Someone would have to test the implications of changing the setting site wide.

Users can also change it in their own settings in Interface -> Other: [x] Automatically unpin topics when I reach the bottom.

EDIT: I just pinned this topic in the Governance category.

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This is a great summary!!!

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Updated ahead of the weekly governance and risk meeting. Glad you found this summary useful, mario. :slight_smile:

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Updated as usual. :slight_smile:

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