In accordance with section 9 of the Operating Procedures, the LC, in conjunction with the Board of Trustees Treasurer, shall prepare an annual budget request for submission to the Board of Trustees no later than September 30th each year. This budget request should include funding for all baseline logistic services (e.g. technical and administrative support, discussion lists, document publication, legal services, marketing, open source development, etc) LC, WG, and DGs require of the Organization.