Common Ground Board of Directors Agenda: March 22, 2021

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

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Board Meeting Agenda
March 22, 2021

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Business Requiring Approval (6:05)  

Invoices Needing Approval

  • The School Committee request the approval of invoice to Edgility Consulting $21,250.00 (see School Committee Report) 

Executive Director Report (6:10) (Monica)

Governance Committee Report (6:30) (Bob)

  • The Governance Committee met on 2/16 to discuss a board member covenant and board membership

School Committee Report (6:35) (Monica)

  • The School Committee met twice since the last board meeting to select a Talent Partner to design and execute an equitable, transparent and inclusive process to recruit and select the next CGHS School Director. Edgility Consulting was selected as the partner and we are asking the board to approve the first invoice of $21,250. The third ($10,625)  and fourth invoices ($10,625) are payable upon the achievement of certain benchmarks (finalists announced and offer letter signed). Funds for this contract will come from surplus in the personnel budget due to lower than expected health insurance and worker’s comp costs. 

Finance Committee Report (6:45)

Development Committee Report (6:55)

New Business (7:00)

Executive Session  (if needed) (7:00)

Adjourn (7:30)

Next Meeting:

Monday, April 26, 2021 (5:30 pm)

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, March 19th) and will close at 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting (Monday, March 22nd). 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  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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