Common Ground Board of Directors Agenda: April 26, 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


New Haven Ecology Project

Board Meeting Agenda

April 26, 2021


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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

  • Thurston Foods $6958.48
  • YUP Math Tutoring Licences for 226 Students for May 2021-May 2022 $8,136.00

Executive Director Report (6:10) (Monica)

  • Update on CGHS learning Mode
  • Update on Space Issues
  • Summer Programming Plans (Farm, Camp and School)
  • Update on School Director Hiring Process

Governance Committee Report (6:30) (Bob)

  • The Governance Committee met on April 20th to discuss new Board member candidates and bylaws revisions.  

School Committee Report (6:35) (Monica)

  • The School Committee met on April 6th and April 20th to discuss internal hiring practices and the development of consistent hiring practices for all CGHS hires.

Finance Committee Report (6:40)

Development Committee Report (6:50)

New Business (7:00)

  • The Annual Meeting will happen on Tuesday, June 29th 5:30-7:30

Executive Session  (if needed) (7:00)

Adjourn (7:30)

Next Meeting:

Monday, May 24, 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, April 23rd) and will close at 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting (Monday, April 26th). 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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