Date: September 13, 2022
The meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Baltimore Children & Youth Fund, Inc. was held on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 via video conference.
In Attendance (Board): Dion Cartwright, Board Chair; Kirsten Allen, Vice Chair; John Morris, Treasurer; and Jacqueline Caldwell, Secretary
Absent (Board): NONE
In Attendance (Staff): Alysia Lee, BCYF President, Sarita Edwards, Note Taker
Dion Cartwright called the meeting to order at 6:04 p.m.
Welcome & Agenda Overview
Ms. Cartwright welcomed the committee. The meeting minutes from May 12, 2022 were adopted and approved.
The vote to closed was approved unanimously.
Closed Session Time: 6:15 p.m.
Baltimore Children & Youth Fund Closing Meeting Statement
1. Recorded vote to close the meeting:
Date: 09/13/22 ; Time: 6:08 p.m.; Location: Via Zoom;
Motion to close meeting made by: Dion Seconded by: Jackie;
Members in favor: Kirsten, John; none opposed, abstaining or absent.
2. Statutory authority to close session (check all provisions that apply):
This meeting will only be closed under the provision or provisions checked below, all from General Provisions Art. § 3-305(b):
(1)X “To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals”; (2)___ “To protect the privacy or reputation of individuals concerning a matter not related to public business”; (3)___ “To consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose and matters directly related thereto”; (4)___ “To consider a matter that concerns the proposal for a business or industrial organization to locate, expand, or remain in the State”; (5)___ “To consider the investment of public funds”; (6)___ “To consider the marketing of public securities”; (7)___ “To consult with counsel to obtain legal advice”; (8)___ “To consult with staff, consultants, or other individuals about pending or potential litigation”; (9)___ “To conduct collective bargaining negotiations or consider matters that relate to the negotiations”; (10)___ “To discuss public security, if the public body determines that public discussion would constitute a risk to the public or to public security, including: (i) the deployment of fire and police services and staff; and (ii) the development and implementation of emergency plans”; (11)___ “To prepare, administer, or grade a scholastic, licensing, or qualifying examination”; (12)___ “To conduct or discuss an investigative proceeding on actual or possible criminal conduct”; (13) “To comply with a specific constitutional, statutory, or judicially imposed requirement that prevents public disclosures about a particular proceeding or matter”; (14)___ “Before a contract is awarded or bids are opened, to discuss a matter directly related to a negotiating strategy or the contents of a bid or proposal, if public discussion or disclosure would adversely impact the ability of the public body to participate in the competitive bidding or proposal process”; (15) “To discuss cybersecurity, if the public body determines that public discussion would constitute a risk to” (i) “security assessments or deployments relating to information resources technology”; (ii) “network security information,” such as information that is related to passwords, personal ID numbers, access codes, encryption, security devices, or vulnerability assessments or that a governmental entity collects or maintains to prevent, detect, or investigate criminal activity; or (iii) “deployments or implementation of security personnel, critical infrastructure, or security devices.”
3. For each provision checked above, the corresponding topic to be discussed and the public body’s reason for discussing that topic in closed session, in as much detail as possible without disclosing the information that may be discussed behind closed doors:
Citation (insert # from above): § 3-305(b)(1)
Topic We expect to discuss these matters: Interim personnel plan for organization vacancies
Reason for closed-session discussion of topic – We are closing the meeting to discuss this topic because: The discussion of confidential personnel information will take place.
Time of closed session: 6:03 p.m.; Location: Via Zoom;
Purpose: Personnel Plan
Members who voted to meet in closed session: 1) all
Persons attending closed session: Dion Cartwright, Board Chair; Kirsten Allen, Vice Chair; John Morris, Treasurer; and Jacqueline Caldwell, Secretary; President, Alysia Lee; Executive Assistant, Sarita Edwards
Authority under § 3-305 for closing (from chart above):#1 Topics(s) actually discussed: 1)Reviewed succession plans vacant positions
Each action taken: (1) Document Review