Common Ground Board of Directors Meeting Agenda: June 2020

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

June 29, 2020


Scheduled Zoom meeting: CG Board of Directors Meeting

Time: June 29th 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


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Public Participation (5:40) (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 (6:10)                    

Invoices Needing Approval

  • Active Network for Camp Refunds ($ not counted in FY 21 budget) – $340,000
  • Rock 2 Rock Organizing Partner Checks
    • Urban Resources Initiative – $18,143.42
    • New Haven Leon Sister City Project – $8,000.66
    • New Haven Parks Department –  $8,228.66
  • Elm Shakespeare $7,250
  • Corporate Systems Consulting $6,000
  • JRA Development Consultants for Major Gifts Plan and Strategy – $18,000

Executive Director Report (6:20)

Executive Session (6:35)

  • Executive Director Annual Review

Organizational Update (6:50)

  • Graduation update


New Business (7:10)

  • Return to School Update
  • Next meeting on August 24th at 5:30-7:30 ZOOM – this will be the Annual meeting of the board 
    • retiring members will submit their resignation 
    • new members will be sworn in   
    • Approve calendar of board meeting for SY 2020-2021            

Adjourn (7:30)

Next Meeting:

Monday, August 24th 5:30 pm- 7:30


Public Participation: 

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, June 26th) and will close at 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting (Monday, June 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 the Board Secretary: 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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