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2018 Council on Resolutions

The Council on Resolutions meets online each year. Representatives from all of Rotary’s districts vote on resolutions that clubs, districts, the RI Board, and the General Council or Conference of RIBI have proposed. The RI Board of Directors will consider all resolutions that the Council adopts. Learn more about the Council on Resolutions.

2018 Council on Resolutions: 15-Oct to 15-Nov

Item No. Resolution Results
18R-01 To request the RI Board to consider reaffirming the importance of service in the Object of RotaryView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 286No: 213
18R-02 To request the RI Board to consider restoring Rotary’s core values to the order in which they were originally adoptedView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 275No: 224
18R-03 To request the RI Board to consider communicating its methods for studying and teaching Rotary’s fundamentalsView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 206No: 285
18R-04 To request the RI Board to consider providing a club guide for mandatory and discretionary practicesView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 287No: 208
18R-05 To request the RI Board to consider recommending that clubs display The Four-Way TestView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 274No: 222
18R-06 To request the RI Board to consider publishing a manual outlining the proper method for entering club data on Rotary Club CentralView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 278No: 219
18R-07 To request the RI Board to consider designating mandatory data fields in Rotary Club CentralView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 217No: 278
18R-08 To request the RI Board to consider allowing clubs to report all volunteer hoursView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 270No: 224
18R-09 To request the RI Board to consider recommending areas for clubs to focus on locallyView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 114No: 384
18R-10 To request the RI Board to consider requesting a report on club obligations prior to terminating a clubView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 340No: 158
18R-11 To request the RI Board to consider deleting the minimum number of members needed to sponsor a new clubView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 169No: 328
18R-12 To request the RI Board to consider reducing the minimum number of members needed to sponsor a new clubView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 191No: 306
18R-13 To request the RI Board to consider proposing legislation to a future Council to eliminate single gender clubsView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 132No: 369
18R-14 To request the RI Board to consider amending the selection criteria for district committee chairs in the Rotary Code of PoliciesView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 235No: 257
18R-15 To request the RI Board to consider officially recognizing the district Internet communications officerView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 319No: 177
18R-16 To request the RI Board to consider acknowledging the role and responsibilities of district secretariesView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 328No: 170
18R-17 To request the RI Board to consider emphasizing vocational service in Rotarians’ businesses or professionsView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 278No: 218
18R-18 To request the RI Board to consider establishing district vocational service committeesView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 228No: 265
18R-19 To request the RI Board to consider requiring districts to hold vocational service seminarsView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 157No: 332
18R-20 To request the RI Board to consider changing the order of district committees in the Rotary Code of PoliciesView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 151No: 342
18R-21 To request the RI Board to consider adopting a definition of positive peaceView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 242No: 254
18R-22 To request the RI Board to consider making Peace Parks an official program of RIView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 100No: 391
18R-23 To request the RI Board to consider recognizing EarlyAct clubsView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 192No: 301
18R-24 To request the RI Board to consider officially recognizing Rotary KidsView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 182No: 312
18R-25 To request the RI Board to consider officially recognizing Rotex as a structured program of RIView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 196No: 299
18R-26 To request the RI Board to consider acknowledging the value of holding Rotex meetings at the district levelView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 228No: 266
18R-27 To request the RI Board to consider allowing Rotaract, Interact, and Inner Wheel to maintain web pages on rotary.orgView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 274No: 220
18R-28 To request the RI Board to consider requiring each director to publish Board-related activities in their relevant Rotary magazineView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 287No: 210
18R-29 To request the RI Board to consider announcing the incoming RI president’s policies and theme in OctoberView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 124No: 372
18R-30 To request the RI Board to consider promoting women in RotaryView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 322No: 176
18R-31 To request the RI Board to consider increasing opportunities for women, young leaders, and people of different races and ethnicities to serve in district, zone, and RI leadership positionsView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 304No: 192
18R-32 To request the RI Board to consider expanding RI’s regulations regarding sexual abuse and harassmentView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 335No: 162
18R-33 To request the RI Board to consider directly involving Rotarians in revising the RI Strategic PlanView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 217No: 282
18R-34 To request the RI Board to consider establishing regional decision-making bodiesView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 145No: 350
18R-35 To request the RI Board to consider changing the mandate of the Rotary Representative NetworkView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 132No: 353
18R-36 To request the RI Board to consider reinstating the previous version of the Rotary emblemView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 150No: 349
18R-37 To request the RI Board to consider publishing the Rotary Code of Policies in the official Rotary languages and adding editorial marks to updated versions after each Board meetingView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 274No: 224
18R-38 To request the RI Board to consider the composition of the Trustees of The Rotary FoundationView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 316No: 179
18R-39 To request the RI Board to consider adopting Alzheimer’s disease/dementia research as a worldwide program following the eradication of polioView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 131No: 365
18R-40 To request the Trustees to consider revising the areas of focus to support the United Nations Sustainable Development GoalsView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 147No: 352
18R-41 To request the Trustees to consider adding environmental protection as an area of focusView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 280No: 219
18R-42 To request the Trustees to consider assessing the effect of the environment on diseaseView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 192No: 304
18R-43 To request the Trustees to consider making children and grandchildren of Rotarians and their spouses eligible for Foundation awards programsView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 200No: 296
18R-44 To request the Trustees to consider allowing arts and culture global grantsView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 156No: 341
18R-45 To request the Trustees to consider amending the global grants policy to allow funding of Rotaractors in the area of peace and conflict prevention/resolutionView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 257No: 239
18R-46 To request the Trustees to consider changing the distribution of district designated funds for district and global grantsView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 256No: 237
18R-47 To request the Trustees to consider increasing the amount of district designated funds available for district grantsView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 312No: 186
18R-48 To request the Trustees to consider changing the grant model to improve flexibility for district grantsView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 304No: 195
18R-49 To request the RI Board and the Trustees to consider investing in microfinance and community development institutionsView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 160No: 335
18R-50 To request the RI Board to consider providing a rationale for any proposed dues increase submitted to the Council on LegislationView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 367No: 133
18R-51 To request the RI Board to consider not convening the Council on Legislation onlineView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 314No: 181
18R-52 To request the RI Board to consider video-recording the Council on LegislationView detailed resolution (PDF) RejectedYes: 190No: 301
18R-53 To request the RI Board to consider proposing legislation to the 2019 Council on Legislation to reinstate Article 10, Section 6 (Adopted Resolutions) of the RI ConstitutionView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 281No: 212
18R-54 To request the RI Board to consider adding editorial marks to updated versions of the RI constitutional documentsView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 285No: 214
18R-55 To request the RI Board to consider reincorporating a concise summary of Rotary’s policies and procedures into the Manual of ProcedureView detailed resolution (PDF) AdoptedYes: 337No: 158

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