CTCDD: Proposal Review Meeting 9-16-14

Proposal Review Meeting 9-16-14


CT Council on Developmental Disabilities

Proposal Review Committee

September 16, 2014

9-10 AM

VIA Conference Call

866-798-2722  code  9119066072


Present:  Bill Knight, Chris Sullivan, Shelagh McClure, Tom Boudreau

Staff: Molly Cole


  1. Review and approve minutes of the PRC meeting of July 7,  2014.  Tom Boudreau moved to approved the minutes of Julyl 7, 2014.  Shelagh McClure seconded and the motion was passed unanimously.


  2. Discussion of the CTBLN proposal.  The group discussed this proposal and determined that they would be unable to fund it because it did not include all the required elements of a DD Council grant as stated in the Grant Application materials.  All committee members agree that employment is a critical issue and that the Council must continue to seek an effective  proposal to address employment.  The committee discussed customized employment as a potential initiative and will discuss again.  Molly will seek information on funded initiatives from other DD Councils.    Tom moved to authorize Molly to send a letter to CTBLN indicating that the Council cannot fund the proposal since it is incomplete and also indicating that CTBLN has missed the funding cycle. 


  3. Discussion of the Governorís Prevention Partnership project.  The revised work plan for this project was reviewed by the Committee.  Bill Knight moved to authorize Molly to meet with the partnership to review their work plan and deliverables, the time line, expenditures to date and anticipated expenditures. Tom seconded and the motion carried.   Following this site visit the Committee will determine the funding authorized for completion of the project.


  1. Next meeting:  The Committee will meet on October 7 following the retreat, at 3:30 at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel in Rocky Hill.
  2. Adjourn:  The meeting adjourned at 9:47 AM. 

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