Special Meeting of the Board Approved Resolutions | 28 July 2005

[Special note from ICANN Secretary: At the request of the Board and consistent with the Board Resolution passed in Luxembourg, commencing at the next ICANN Board Meeting (currently scheduled for 16 August 2005), transcripts of all board votes will be taken and will be published as part of the Board Minutes for that meeting.]

The meeting was called to order by Vinton Cerf at 5:05 AM, Pacific Daylight Time.

Approval of Minutes for the 15 June 2005 Regular Meeting of the Board

Michael Palage moved for the resolution to be voted on, and Mouhamet Diop seconded that motion. Raimundo Beca, Michael Palage and Vint Cerf suggested changes to the minutes, and then the board voted on the following resolution relating to the amended minutes:

Resolved [05.68], the minutes of the meeting of the Board on 15 June 2005, are hereby approved and adopted by the Board.

The board approved the resolution by a unanimous vote of the Board Members present, 13-0. Alejandro Pisanty and Peter Dengate Thrush were not present for the vote.

Redelegation of .KZ (Kazakhstan)

Following a detailed discussion of the proposed .KZ redelegation, the Following discussion, Hagen Hultzsch moved and Michael Palage seconded the following resolution:

Whereas, the .KZ top-level domain was originally delegated on 19 September 1994.

Whereas, ICANN has received a request for the redelegation of .KZ to the Kazakhstan Association of IT.

Whereas, ICANN has reviewed the request, and has determined that the proposed redelegation would be in the best interests of the local and global Internet communities.

Resolved (05.__) that the proposed redelegation of the .KZ ccTLD to the Kazakhstan Association of IT Companies is approved.

The Board approved the resolution by a vote of 9-0, with two abstentions by Raimundo Beca and Veni Markovski. Mouhamet Diop, Alejandro Pisanty, Njeri Rionge and Peter Dengate Thrush were not present during the vote.

Redelegation of .IQ (Iraq)

Following a detailed discussion of the proposed .IQ redelegation, Michael Palage moved and Thomas Niles seconded the following resolution:

Whereas, the .IQ top-level domain was originally delegated on 9 May 1997.

Whereas, ICANN has received a request for the redelegation of .IQ to the National Communications and Media Commission (NCMC) of Iraq.

Whereas, ICANN has reviewed the request, and has determined that the proposed redelegation would be in the best interests of the local and global Internet communities.

Resolved (05.__) that the proposed redelegation of the .IQ ccTLD to the National Communications and Media Commission (NCMC) of Iraq is approved.

The Board approved the resolution by a vote of 9-0, with one abstention by Raimundo Beca. Mouhamet Diop, Alejandro Pisanty, Njeri Rionge and Peter Dengate Thrush were not present during the vote. Veni Markovski indicated his support for the resolution earlier in the meeting, but was not present for the roll call vote.

The Meeting was adjourned at 6:59 AM, Pacific Daylight Time.