Governance Weekly Recap

Week of May 29, 2023

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  1. Voting Cycle #12b concluded last week. The proposals for Treasury Appropriation and Inflation Adjustment have passed Token House governance.
  2. Congratulations to those delegates elected to the Grants Council Builders Committee and Grown Experiments Committee.
  3. The Grants Council will begin accepting grant applications on June 8th. The draft forms for Builders grants and Growth Experiments grants have been posted for community feedback.
  4. Co-granting will be live in Season 4. Check out this thread about how it will work.
  5. The next Community Governance Call is tomorrow, Tuesday June 6th, 10am PT / 1pm ET / 7pm CET, on Zoom.
  6. The Bedrock upgrade will take place tomorrow June 6th at 16:00 UTC. There will be 2-4 hours of downtime for OP mainnet. See this document for all the details.


  • Season 4 begins this week, on June 8, with a Cycle #13 review period for Mission proposals.
    • @lavande reminds us that all Mission proposals need to be posted to the forum by June 21st, and need four delegate approvals within the week following in order to advance to Voting Cycle #13. Foundation Missions (RFPs) need to be submitted by June 28th unless otherwise indicated.
    • Want to learn more about the Alliances needed to form Missions? A recording of the Alliance forming workshop held last week has been posted.

In the Forums

In Discord & Twitter

  • Some adjustments had to be made to the timing of proposals to account for variable block times — which shouldn’t be an issue post-Bedrock.
  • There’s now an Alliance channel in Discord — where you can “find and coordinate with fellow Alliance members.”
  • Here’s This Week in Optimism

Governance Calls

The next Community Governance Call is tomorrow, Tuesday June 6th, 10am PT / 1pm ET / 7pm CET, on Zoom.

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