CTCDD: Proposal Review Meeting 6-8-11

Proposal Review Meeting 6-8-11

 

CT COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

Special Proposal Review Committee

Fairfield Library

Fairfield, CT

6/8/11

 

Members Present: Gabriela Freyre-Calish, Vice Chair; Maryann Lombardi;  Frank Reed, ex-officio; Monica Smyth; Guy Sullivan, Chair; and Pat Tyler.

Excused Absences: John Curtin and Peter Morrissette.

Staff: Mary-Ann Langton.

Guests: Two personal assistants.

The meeting was called to order at 9:30 am.

Ms. Smyth moved to approve the minutes of March 28, 2011.  Ms.  Freyre-Calish seconded.  The motion passed unanimously.

The Proposal Review Committee reviewed the following proposals and prepared recommendations for the Tuesday, June 14, 2011 Council Meetings.

1. Head Start-Parents with Cognitive Limitations-

Ms. Freyre-Calish moved to recommend funding for objective 1- train 350 individuals.  Ms. Smyth seconded.  The motion passed unanimously.

Ms. Smyth moved to deny funding for objective 2- develop a manual.  Ms. Lombardi seconded. The motion passed unanimously.

Ms. Tyler moved to deny funding for objective 3- four focus groups. Ms. Smyth seconded. The motion passed unanimously.

Ms. Tyler moved to deny funding for objective 4- training session for staff in Norwich.  Ms. Smyth seconded.

Amendment- provide a copy of plain language working paper. The motion passed unanimously.

Ms. Smyth move to recommend funding for objective 5- books for clearinghouse. Mr. Sullivan seconded. Ms. Freyre-Calish voted in favor. Ms. Lombardi, Ms. Tyler and Mr. Reed voted against.

Ms. Smyth moved to deny funding for objective 6-statewide conference. Ms. Tyler seconded. The motion passed unanimously.

Ms. Smyth moved to deny funding for objective 7- white paper. Ms. Lombardi seconded. The motion passed unanimously.

Committee unanimously agreed to move ECONN to number two on the agenda.

Motion: Committee recommends course of action given Mr. Reed's concerns. Go to larger Council to vote on how much due diligence does the committee need to do.

Unanimously agreed to Move Motion to New Business.

2. ECONN-

Ms. Tyler moved to recommend funding with stipulation: Goal 1 (Obj 1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4); Goal 2 (only Objectives 2.1 and 2.3); Goal 3 before deciding the committee needs full accounting of costs for this goal. Stipulate:  Consultants Pearpoint and Kahn are not to be funded through this grant.  Fund only consultants who do training. Ms. Lombardi seconded. The motion passed unanimously. Ms. Smyth recused herself.

Break for lunch 11:55 to 12:15.  Ms. Lombardi left the meeting.

3. WeCahr-

Ms. Tyler moved to develop standard procedure for the committee to receive an accounting of what people have done prior to reviewing new proposals from the same grantee. Ms. Smyth seconded. The motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Sullivan moved to table the WeCahr proposal until the committee gets the final report and answers the committee's letter. Ms. Smyth seconded. The motion passed unanimously.

4. CT Community Care Inc.-

Ms. Tyler moved to deny funding for year 3. Mr. Sullivan seconded. The motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Sullivan made motion to move 5 year plan to new business.  Ms. Smyth seconded. The motion passed unanimously.

5. CT Legal Services- Medical Safeguards

Ms. Smyth moved to recommend funding contingent upon coming up with measurable outcomes -Section 1 and 2. Number of patients served, tool developed at the end for patients as they leave the hospital that will capture services provided by the attorneys. Mr. Reed seconded.

Ms. Tyler amended motion- for patients to get information when they get to the hospital such as a brochure. The motion passed unanimously.

6. FEC-

Mr. Sullivan moved to deny funding for FEC. Mr. Reed seconded. Ms. Tyler voted against.  Ms. Smyth, Ms. Freyre-Calish, Mr. Reed and Mr. Sullivan voted in favor.

7. Southbury Brochure-

Ms. Smyth moved to recommend funding for Southbury brochure. Mr. Reed seconded. The motion passed unanimously.

Ms. Smyth moved to adjourn meeting. Ms. Freyre-Calish seconded. The motion passed unanimously.

Meeting adjourned at 3:00 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Gabriela Freyre-Calish

 

 

 

 

 



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