Common Ground Board Meeting Agenda for June 24, 2024

June 24, 2024


By Zoom
Meeting ID: 829 8491 7713
Passcode: 165927


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

Minutes of the May 20th Board Meeting 

Motion for Certified Resolution: 

Invoices Needing Approval

Powerschool Schoology and UCCI – $8,058.50

Zangari Cohen – $7,414.52

Thurston Foods – $5,588.37 (two invoices)

Green Schools National Network – $5,000

Specialty Agricultural Products (fence repairs) – $6,400 *covered by insurance

SmartStart Education – $7,127.68 (Jan), $55,289.05 (Feb-May) = $62,416.73 – 3rd party staffing agency for the High School

Executive Director Report (6:35) (Karen)

Link to June Director Reports

Committee Reports (6:45)

Minutes of all Committee Meetings will be Posted on the Board of Directors Webpage by the end of each month

Audit Committee 

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

Finance and Development Committee Report (Jeff)

May 2024 End of Year Budget Vs. Actuals

Budget Presentation for the Board of Directors

2025 Budget

The Finance and Development committee met on June 20th to review May budget v. actuals and invoices for approval. For more info contact Jeff Carter. Minutes from the Finance Committee Meeting can be found HERE

Governance Committee Report (Shelly)

The Governance Committee did not meet in June.  Please contact with any questions. 

Personnel Committee Report (Monique)

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

Minutes from the Personnel Committee will be posted HERE

School Committee Report (Liz) 

The full School Committee met on June 18th, and the Curriculum and Instruction Subcommittee met on June 3rd. Synopses of both meetings will be shared with the full board.  For more information contact 

Minutes from the School Committee Meeting can be found HERE

New Business (7:15)

Executive Session (7:20)

Adjourn (7:30)

Next Meeting: Tuesday, June 25th (Annual Meeting).

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, April 26th and will close at 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting (Monday, April 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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