Common Ground Board of Directors Agenda: May 24, 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
May 24, 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 $5428.45
  • Academy Furniture and Supplies $13,009.30- New furniture for Second Floor Farmhouse Office to be installed in June
  • Edgility Consulting $11,510- School Director search firm phase 2

Executive Director Report (6:10) (Monica)

Governance Committee Report (6:30) (Bob)

The governance committee met on May 18th to review bylaws and plan for onboarding on new board members.

School Committee Report (6:35) (Monica)

The school Committee met on May 4th and May 18th to build hiring practices for CGHS positions and discuss possible staff and student handbook changes.

Finance Committee Report (6:40)

Development Committee Report (6:50)

New Business (7:00)

Executive Session  (if needed) (7:00)

Adjourn (7:30)

Next Meeting:

Monday, June 28, 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, May 21st) and will close at 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting (Monday, May 24th). 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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