Governance Weekly Recap

Week of April 24, 2023


Voting Cycle #12a is under way, and will be until May 10th. There are five proposals are up for approval by the Token House on the voting portal.


  1. Protocol Delegation Program Renewal. Discussion of the protocol delegation program renewal has been robust.
  2. Intent #1 Budget Proposal. 1M OP to support “Progress Towards Technical Decentralization.”
  3. Intent #2 - Council Intent Budget Proposal. @danelund.eth has posted the Season 4 Council Intent Budget proposal, which falls under Intent #2, “Innovate on Novel Applications.”
  4. Intent #3 Budget Proposal. The Optimism Foundation settled on “Spread Awareness of the Optimistic Vision” for this Intent — after sifting through ideas provided by the community.
  5. Intent #4 Budget Proposal. 3M OP to support “Governance Accessibility.”

In the Forums

In Discord & Twitter

  • Liam Horne announces that Karl Floersch will still into the CEO role at OP Labs
  • The OP stack needs quality (open-source) competition, says Norswap.
  • This week in Optimism

Governance Calls

The recap of the last community governance call has been posted. The next call will be on May 9th 10am PT / 1pm ET / 7pm CET.

Quick Gov Links: Working Constitution | Operating Manual v0.3. 5 | Voting Portal | Optimism on Boardroom