Governance Weekly Recap

Week of May 1, 2023


  1. Voting Cycle #12a is STILL under way, and will be until Wednesday, May 10th. There are five proposals are up for approval by the Token House on the voting portal.
  2. The Foundation has posted some ideas about how “discoverability could be improved for smaller or less visible delegates.” More ideas welcome.
  3. The 20th OP community governance call — “Data Edition” with @MSilb7 — will take place on Tuesday, May 9th 10am PT / 1pm ET / 7pm CET, on Zoom.


  1. Protocol Delegation Program Renewal.
  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.”

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Governance Calls

The 20th OP community governance call will take place on May 9th 10am PT / 1pm ET / 7pm CET, on Zoom.

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