Common Ground Board Meeting Agenda for Jan. 29, 2024


This Meeting will be held By Zoom 

January 29th: 5:30pm

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Public Comment (5:30) (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 (6:00)

Minutes of the December 18th Board Meeting 

Invoices Needing Approval


Executive Director Report (6:00) (Monica)

Audit Committee (6:45) (Gioia and Jeff)

The Audit Committee will not meet again until November or December 2024 to review the FY 24 audit.

Finance and Development Committee Report (6:50) (Jeff)

The Finance and Development committee met on January 25th  to review  Budget vs Actuals as of December 31st with EOY projections and Invoices for approval. The committee discussed strategies for deficit mitigation and planned for an annual review of finance policies. The Finance and Development Committee will next meet on Thursday, February 22nd at 4pm.  For more info contact Jeff Carter.

Governance Committee Report (6:55) (Shelly)

The Governance Committee met on January 16th and will share meeting updates at the full board meeting.  Effective January 2nd Bob Parker is taking a medical leave from the Board. Please contact with any questions. 

Personnel Committee Report (7:00) (Monique)

The Personnel Committee did not meet in January. Please contact with any questions. 


Strategic Planning Committee Report (Bob)

The strategic planning committee did not meet. 

School Committee Report (7:05) Liz  

The School Committee met on January 24th and will share a synopsis of their meeting with the full board.  The next meeting date is February 21st with a possible interim meeting before that..  For more information contact 

New Business (7:10)

Executive Session (7:15)

Adjourn (7:30)

Next Meeting: January 29th (by zoom) 

Public Comment: 

In order to comply with 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, January 26th) and will close at 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting (Monday, January 29th ) 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 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting. All submitted documents will be included in the publicly shared meeting minutes.


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