Aura Delegate Thread

Proposal: [BIP-523] Enable LUMIN/rETH Gauge with 2% emissions cap [Arbitrum]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: The protocol will incentivise voting on this gauge on Hidden Hand as it is the primary liquidity source for LUMIN.

Proposal: [BIP-524] Seed BAL Liquidity on Optimism
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: It is a good idea to boost BAL liquidity on Optimism, making it easier for users to swap the token.

Proposal: [BIP-525] Business Development Funding Proposal Q1-2024 and Retroactive Q4-2023 Funding
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: We welcome the idea of having a contributor focused on business development, especially with the upcoming v3 launch.

Proposal: [BIP-526] Pay BAL to DAO Multisig signers, H2-2023
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: We support the funding of signer wallets to execute transactions on behalf of the DAO.

Proposal: [BIP-527] Gauge Kill/Unkill for 2eur Pools
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: This pool wasn’t supposed to be killed in the execution of the BIP-515.

Proposal: [BIP-528] Enable 80PAL-20WETH Gauge w 2% Cap [Arbitrum]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: We support this proposal for a gauge change from the current PAL/OHM pool to the PAL/ETH pool.

Proposal: [BIP-529] Enable sFRAX-sfrxETH gauge [Optimism]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: This proposal asks for a gauge on Optmism for sFRAX/sfrxETH.Balancer will benefit from the protocol fee on interest-bearing sFRAX and sfrxETH in the pool (and the LPs).

Proposal: [BIP-530] Enable sFRAX-FRAX gauge [Arbitrum]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: We support a closer relationship with FRAX. The gauge can boost the rewards for LPs, potentially increasing the pool liquidity.

Proposal: [BIP-531] Enable stERN/wstETH Gauge [Optimism]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: This pool pairs a USD-pegged token ERN, on its staked version, stERN, to wstETH. And the protocol will incentivize voting on it.

Proposal: [BIP-532] Enable ePENDLE/PENDLE Gauge w 2% Cap [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: This proposal comes from Equibria, looking for a gauge for the ePENDLE/PENDLE pool. The protocol will incentivise the pool.

Proposal: [BIP-533] Initiate Cooldown to Withdraw from BAL/AURA/ARB Pool on Arbitrum
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: Balancer iwants to remove most of the ARB liquidity of this pool. We support this proposal and hope that this ARB can have use in incentivising other pools on Arbitrum.

Proposal: [BIP-534] Re-enable 50tBTC/50WETH Gauge [Base]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: The protocol signalled that they wish to return to provide voting incentives to the ecosystem for their liquidity pool. We support this proposal.

Proposal: [BIP-535] Assisting DNS hack victims - final batch payment
Vote: Abstain.
Reasoning: We don’t have a strong conviction on this matter.

Proposal: [BIP-536] Enable DOLA/mkUSD Gauge [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: We support this proposal as both protocols (Inverse and Prisma) intend to incentivize BAL emissions to help accelerate and deepen the liquidity of this stable pool.

Proposal: [BIP-537] Replace GGP Incentives On Avax
Vote: Yes.
**Reasoning:**This proposal seeks funds to correct a configuration error and distribute the rewards over the agreed period.

Proposal: [BIP-538] Enable ezETH/WETH Gauge [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: This pool will be the primary liquidity for ezETH, and the protocol requests its inclusion as a core pool. We believe it will bring trading volume, and we support this proposal.

Proposal: [BIP-539] Enable GHO/USDC E-CLP & GHO/GYD E-CLP Gauges
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: We welcome the deepening of the relationship between Balancer and Aave and support this proposal.

Proposal: [BIP-540] Enable Gauge for [rsETH/ETHx on Ethereum Mainnet] and [WETH/rsETH on Polygon zkEVM]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: The Kelp protocol is built on EigenLayer, and the rsETH represents the liquidity of the underlying assets deposited on Kelp. We support this proposal.

Proposal: [BIP-541] Enable vETH/wstETH gauge [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: The protocol will incentivize the pool using Aura and Hidden Hand, and we welcome a new yield-bearing asset into the system

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Proposal: [BIP-542] Enable svETH/wstETH gauge [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: Balancer is want to add the amount of LST/LRT tokens, and we support this move. In addition to that, the protocol will incentivise the pool of voting markets

Proposal: [BIP-543] Enable gauge for sFRAX/FRAX on [Arbitrum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: This is a Gyro-E concentrated liquidity pool, and the proposal asks for an uncapped gauge. It will provide another swap option for FRAX, and we support the proposal.

Proposal: [BIP-544] Linear Pool Hack Restitution
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this proposal to refund the users affected on the hack.

Proposal: [BIP-545] Funding Hypernative Security Program for Balancer
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support his proposal. Hypernative will help to reduce the risk of hacks, exploits, fund losses, and catastrophic events, helping Balancer secure long-term sustainable growth.

Proposal: [BIP-546] Enable weETH/ezETH/rswETH Gauge [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support the strategic move to enhance the protocol fees with LSTs. This proposal is to approve a gauge with a 10% Emission Cap for the LRT Tri-Pool Featuring weETH, ezETH and rswETH, and we support it.

Proposal: [BIP-547] Migrate rETH Gauges [Arbitrum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: This proposal asks for a migration of the following pools: rETH/wETH, sfrxETH/rETH/wstETH, and cbETH/rETH/wstETH pools, all of which currently utilize a rate provider that is not working properly.

Proposal: [BIP-548] Enable Gauge for sDOLA/DOLA [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: sDOLA is a yield-bearing token, and Inverse will incentivise the pool, so we support this proposal, as it has the potential to bring more fees to Balancer

Proposal: [BIP-549] Enable Gauge for instETH/wstETH [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: This proposal aims to enable a gauge for instETH/wstETH to increase the liquidity of instETH. That will support its utility and viability for integrating a range of DeFi protocols.

Proposal: [BIP-550] Enable pxETH/frxETH Gauge [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: This pool has staked ETH from Redacted and Frax, increasing their liquidity. Redacted will incentivise the pool.

Proposal: [BIP-551] Claim and Relock Balancer DAO’s AURA / vlAURA
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this proposal. It gives the DAO the flexibility to direct emissions to pools better aligned with their BD strategy.

Proposal: [BIP-552] Authorize Mimic Smart Vaults V3 on Arbitrum, Polygon and Gnosis
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: This proposal asks for enabling Mimic Vaults to automate protocol fee processing on the Balancer deployments.

Proposal: [BIP-553] Enable 50KEP/50rsETH Gauge w/ 2% Cap [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: Kelp is seeking to establish the KEP/rsETH on Balancer as the primary pool for KEP, which has the potential to create a huge trading volume.

Proposal: [BIP-554] Enable weETH/rETH Gauge w/ 10% cap [Arbitrum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: This a proposal will serve as a primary source of liquidity for weETH on Arbitrum, and the protocol will incentivize the pool.

Proposal: [BIP-555] Enable Gauge for pyUSD/sDOLA [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support the introduction of a new stablecoin option to the Balancer Ecosystem.

Proposal: [BIP-556] Fund Maxi Gas Station For DAO Operations
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this proposal as we know that the Maxis is looking for ways to keep the costs low.

Proposal: [BIP-557] Enable gauge for sFRAX/FRAX on [Optimism]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this proposal and it is good to see that Frax finance is using Balancer’s tech on the several chains it is deployed.

Proposal: [BIP-558] Increase BD vlAURA Allocation
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support the increase of the “BD Budget” using the treasury’s vlAURA.

Proposal: [BIP-559] Enable ezETH / wstETH [Arbitrum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: Renzo is seeking to establish the [zETH/wstETH 50/50 pool]on Arbitrum on Balancer to improve liquidity for ezETH. We support the addition of yield-bearing assets pools, as this increases the fees collected by the DAO.

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Proposal: [BIP-560] Enable Single Recipient Gauge for GEM/ETH on [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: Opal is a nice addition to our Ecosystem, and we support this proposal, as it is necessary to forward the rewards to a reward manager that distributes them to vlGEM holders.

Proposal: [BIP-561] Enable Gauge for genETH/wstETH [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: ST/LRTs gauges are a perfect fit to Balancer, as it improves Balancer’s revenue. Genesis protocol will use this pool as the primary liquidity source for genETH, increasing utilization.

Proposal: [BIP-562] Enable gauge for rETH/WETH on [Polygon zkEVM]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this Rocket Pool gauge request for their uncapped concentrated liquidity pool (the rETH/WETH). Rocket Pool is a long-time partner, and we are excited to see that they use Balancer’s innovations to create a new pool.

Proposal: [BIP-563] Enable SYNO/wETH 80/20 Gauge [Arbitrum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: This proposal asks for a gauge, which will act as the primary liquidity source and will be incentivised by the protocol.

Proposal: [BIP-564] Enable GHO/pyUSD ECLP Gauge
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: Another Aave GHO pool, which is good news for the Balancer Ecosystem. They mean more incentives and a deepening of our close relationship, with more revenues for Balancer.

Proposal: [BIP-565] Fund OpCo Product team - April - Sept
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: The OpCO product team is competent and with the upcoming v3, their expertise will be needed to handle all the integrations and changes needed pre/post launch.

Proposal: [BIP-566] Year Three Funding Proposal for the Balancer Foundation
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: The Balancer Foundation is the paramount legal structure to support Balancer. This new proposal introduces cost savings, which are welcomed, and we support it.

Proposal: [BIP-567] OpCo Admin & Ops supplementary budget for Q2 2024
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this proposal. The OpCo Admin & Ops has done an amazing job, and the current proposal reduced the total amount requested to the treasury.

Proposal: [BIP-568] Fund Balancer Maxis for Q2 2024
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this request. The Maxis do a good job and we are happy with the commitments announced on the proposal.

Proposal: [BIP-569] Business Development Service Provider Funding Proposal for Q2 2024 and Retroactive Q1 2024 Funding
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: The v3 launch is coming, and BD is one area that needs dedicated engagement in the current stage.

Proposal: [BIP-570] Enable Avalanche Foundation Community Coins Gauge [Avalanche]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this ask. This pool has the chance to collect many fees and to receive rewards from the AVAX foundation.

Proposal: [BIP-571] Deploy Balancer on Monad
Vote: Abstain
Reasoning: We don’t have a strong positioning on this proposal.

Proposal: [BIP-572] Enable ETHx / wstETH Gauge [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: LST/LRTs gauges are a perfect fit to Balancer, as it improves Balancer’s revenue, generating fess and additional volume.

Proposal: [BIP-573] Fund Balancer Grants for Q2 2024
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support the extension of the Grants Program for Q2 2024. V3 will open new integration opportunities, and a solid grant program will help bring more protocols to the Balancer Ecosystem.

Proposal: [BIP-574] Enable stataOptUSDT/stataOptUSDCn gauge [Optimism]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this new Gyroscope pool. It can potentially drive volume to Balancer, offering an alternative route to unwrap Aave assets.

Proposal: [BIP-575] Enable stataArbUSDT/stataArbUSDCn gauge [Arbitrum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this new Gyroscope pool. It can potentially drive volume to Balancer, offering an alternative route to unwrap Aave assets.

Proposal: [BIP-576] Enable aUSDC/USDC and aUSDT/USDT gauges [Arbitrum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this new Gyroscope pool. It can potentially drive volume to Balancer, offering an alternative route to unwrap Aave assets.

Proposal: [BIP-577] Enable pufETH/wstETH [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: LST/LRTs gauges are a perfect fit to Balancer, as it improves Balancer’s revenue, generating fess and additional volume.

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Proposal: [BIP-578] Engage Wonderland as a Service Provider
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: We support this proposal. Wonderland is a solid team, and they have much to add to the upcoming v3 and other future deployments.

Proposal: [BIP-579] Enable Gauge for pxETH/WETH [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: LST/LRTs gauges on Balancer have the potential to increase the protocol fees and generate trading volume for the platform, so we support this proposal.

Proposal: [BIP-580] Enable sfrxETH / cbETH pool [Base]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: FRAX is a valuable partner of the Balancer Ecosystem, and we support this joint effort between Balancer and Frax to improve our position on Base.

Proposal: [BIP-581] Enable Gauge for mstETH/wstETH [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: LST/LRTs gauges on Balancer have the potential to increase the protocol fees and generate trading volume for the platform, so we support this proposal.

Proposal: [BIP-582] Enable shezUSD/sDAI Gauge w 2% cap [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: LST/LRTs gauges on Balancer have the potential to increase the protocol fees and generate trading volume for the platform, so we support this proposal.

Proposal: [BIP-583] Enable Gauges for sUSDe / USDC and USDe / USDC [Arbitrum]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: Yield-bearing asset gauges on Balancer have the potential to increase the protocol fees and generate trading volume for the platform, so we support this proposal.

Proposal: [BIP-584] Enable PRF/WETH (80/20) Gauges with 2% emission cap (Arbitrum)
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: This is the main liquidity pool for their token, and Parifi will incentivize the pool through Hidden hand.

Proposal: [BIP-585] Enable ComposableStablePool V6 - Long pause windows
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: We support the change for a more flexible setup.

Proposal: [BIP-586] Enable Gauge for sUSDe/USDC [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: We support the gauge creation for the sUSDe/USDC pool on the mainnet. sUSDe is a yield-bearing asset that can potentially increase Balancer’s volume and revenue.

Proposal: [BIP-587] Update Snapshot Parameters with Core Contributor Author Set
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: We support this proposal as it will increase the number of contributors helping with Snapshot proposals.

Proposal: [BIP-588] Deploy Balancer on Linea
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: we support Balancer’s deployment on Linea, as it is a chain that is getting a lot of attention.

Proposal: [BIP-589] Enable Balancer Deployment into Mode
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: We support Balancer’s deployment there.

Proposal: [BIP-590] Jellyverse Friendly Fork Proposal
Vote: Yes.
Reasoning: We support this proposal as it may be beneficial for veBAL holders and the fee sharing mechanism is reasonable.

Proposal: [BIP-591] Generating USDC revenue for the treasury via BAL covered call lending on MYSO
Vote: Abstain
Reasoning: We chose “Abstain” as we don’t know the MYSO team.

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Proposal: [BIP-592] Exit and Withdraw from BAL/AURA/ARB Pool [Arbitrum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: This is the execution of a previous proposal of withdrawing the assets from this pool. We voted for on this one.

Proposal: [BIP-593] Enable gauge for WETH/wstETH on [Polygon zkEVM]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support increasing the liquidity of LST assets on balancer on all chains we are deployed.

Proposal: [BIP-594] Enable Gauges for jitoSOL/SOL and jitoSOL/wstETH on Arbitrum
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: Jito is a good addition to Balancer and, if they want to move to other chains, we will be the natural choice. Full support.

Proposal: [BIP-595] Enable Gauge for sDAI / aUSDC pool on Optimism
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this proposal as it improves the liquidity of two yield-bearing assets on Balancer, which can bring more revenue to the protocol.

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Proposal: [BIP-596] Enable weETH/WETH Gauge [BASE]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support the addition of this gauge, as this pool has the potential of increasing the protocol fees and trading volume for the platform on BASE

Proposal: [BIP-597] Claim Wormhole (W) tokens
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: Support. This is a proposal with the transactions to claim the tokens.

Proposal: [BIP-598] Claim Extra Safe Airdrop
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: Support. This is a proposal with the transactions to claim the tokens.

Proposal: [BIP-599] Enable Gauge for PAR/EURA pool with a 2% cap (Ethereum)
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: This is a proposal to enable a Gauge for PAR/EURA pool with a 2% cap (Ethereum). Parallel Protocol wants to increase the liquidity and stability of PAR and EURA with it. We support the proposal, as this pools has the potential to generate fees and trading volume to Balancer.

Proposal: [BIP-600] Enable Gauge for paUSD/GYD Pool with a 2% cap (Ethereum)
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: Parallel Protocol intends to use this pool to increase liquidity and stability of paUSD and GYD. We support the proposal, as this pools has the potential to generate fees and trading volume to Balancer.

Proposal: [BIP-601] Enable Gauge for paUSD/stataPolUSDCn Pool with a 2% cap (Polygon PoS)
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this proposal as it introduces another liquidity source for paUSD and Balancer can benefit from the trading fees.

Proposal: [BIP-602] Enable Gauge for PAR/EURe Pool with a 2% cap (Polygon PoS)
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this proposal, as this pool has the possibility of generating trading volume and fees for Balancer.

Proposal: [BIP-603] Enable Gauge for PAR/EUROe Pool with a 2% cap (Polygon PoS)
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this proposal, as this pool has the possibility of generating trading volume and fees for Balancer.

Proposal: [BIP-604] Enable Gauge for sDAI / aUSDC pools on Base
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this proposal. Yield-bearing assets have the potential to increase the DAO’s revenue.

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Proposal: [BIP-605] Enable Gauge for inankrETH/ankrETH [Ethereum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support this new pool. It increases the liquidity for these assets and can increase the protocol revenue.

Proposal: [BIP-606] Enable wOETH/WETH Gyro Gauge w/2% cap [Arbitrum]
Vote: Yes
Reasoning: We support the introduction of new LST/LRTs gauges on Arbitrum, making our presence stronger on that chain. This pool has the potential of increasing fees and generate trading volume for Balancer. Another good point is that Origin Protocol will incentivise the pool with part of its ARB LTIPP grant.

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