Establish the Apache Velocity Project

WHEREAS, the Board of Directors deems it to be in the best interests of the Foundation and consistent with the Foundation's purpose to establish a Project Management Committee charged with the creation and maintenance of open-source software related to the Velocity template engine, for distribution at no charge to the public.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management Committee (PMC), to be known as the "Velocity PMC", be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the Velocity PMC be and hereby is responsible for the creation and maintenance of software related to the Velocity template engine; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Velocity" be and hereby is created, the person holding such office to serve at the direction of the Board of Directors as the chair of the Velocity PMC, and to have primary responsibility for management of the projects within the scope of responsibility of the Velocity PMC; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the persons listed immediately below be and hereby are appointed to serve as the initial members of the Velocity PMC:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Henning Schmiedehausen be appointed to the office of Vice President, Velocity, to serve in accordance with and subject to the direction of the Board of Directors and the Bylaws of the Foundation until death, resignation, retirement, removal or disqualification, or until a successor is appointed; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the initial Velocity PMC be and hereby is tasked with the creation of a set of bylaws intended to encourage open development and increased participation in the Velocity Project; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the initial Velocity PMC be and hereby is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache Jakarta Velocity, Velocity Tools and DVSL subprojects; and be it further

RESOLVED, that all responsibility pertaining to the Jakarta Velocity, Velocity Tools, and DVSL subprojects and encumbered upon the Apache Jakarta PMC are hereafter discharged.

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