Common Ground Board of Directors Meeting Agenda: Nov. 23, 2020


PLEASE NOTE: In order to comply with adjusted CT Open Meeting laws, this Zoom meeting will be recorded and posted on the Common Ground website

New Haven Ecology Project
Board Meeting Agenda
November 23, 2020

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Public Comment (5:35) (two minutes per person for a total time limit of 30 minutes, or by email; see instructions below) Sign up for Public Participation HERE

Business Requiring Approval (6:05)  

Invoices Needing Approval

  • B&B Transportation $7,875, Buses for CGHS Students to be paid from Covid Relief Funds, Miscellaneous (Due Nov. 30)
  • Performance Environmental, cleaning monthly fee,  $5157.25 
  • Henry Raymond Thompson, financial audit 2020, $5000 

Executive Director Report (6:10)

  • Update on Community Programs

School Committee Report (6:30) (Monica)

The School Committee met on November 5th and 12th  to discuss the challenge of replacing the teacher board member. We conducted a survey of teachers to gain more insight and at this time, the School Committee does not have a candidate to nominate to the board.

Governance Committee Report (6:45) (Bob)

The Governance met on November 17th and continued the discussion about adding staff board members and community board members. 

Finance Committee Report (6:50)

Development Committee Report (7:00)

New Business (7:10)

Executive Session (7:15)

Adjourn (7:30)

Next Meeting:

Monday, December 21st 5:30 pm- 7:30

Public Comment: 

In order to comply with adjusted Connecticut Open Meeting laws, any member of the public wishing to participate in the meeting must sign up on the Public Participation Sign-up Document. Sign-ups for Public Participation will open at 5 pm on the last business day before the meeting (Friday, November 20th) and will close at 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting (Monday, November 23rd). Public Participation is limited to 2 minutes per person up to 30 total minutes. Anyone wishing to make a statement to the board can also submit testimony in writing to the Board Secretary: by 5:30 pm on the day of the meeting. All submitted documents will be included in the publicly shared meeting minutes.


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