Chattahoochee Hills Charter School

Governing Board

Regular Meeting - Thursday April 23rd, 2020 @6:00 PM

Meeting Agenda

Welcome and Call to Order 1 minutes

The meeting will be called to the order, beginning with the pledge of allegiance.

Public Comment 10 minutes

Our Public Comment period is for members of the public to address the board. Each member of the public may sign up to comment at the meeting, and will be allotted two minutes. The board will listen, but may not directly respond to any comments. Our meetings are open to the public and public record. As such, if your comment is about a private matter, please contact the board via email, or speak to the board chair privately.

Approval of the Agenda 5 minutes

So that there is agreement between board members on the agenda, and the amount of time spent on the meeting, the board shall vote to aprove an agenda for the meeting. To the best of its ability, it will follow that agenda, and allow for the chair to move the board through the agenda as specified.

Approval of Minutes from Mar 19, 2020 5 minutes


  1. Approve the minutes as submitted

School Leader Report 30 minutes

The school leader reports on the status of the school.

Governance Committee Report 20 minutes

We have a few proposed motions to make to our by-laws to further streamline our recruitment and selection process of prospective board members. Additionally, we want to provide the space to discuss term end dates for all board members to determine how many vacancies we will have (see attachment below). To see the proposed by-law recommendations- see attached for governance committee mtg minutes. Also attached are current updated bylaws for reference. Once we approve this process, here's a draft survey that we'd like prospective board members to complete.

People and Culture Committee Report 20 minutes

We currently have a draft org chart for next year that is aligned to our strategic plan.  Click here for the draft org chart. Additionally, Principal Muhammad will share 2 salary scenarios aligned to this proposed org chart for discussion after the people and culture committee approval tomorrow (see current draft below).  

Finance Committee Report 20 minutes

Chaz will share the updated financials from March. We also discussed the need to apply for the paycheck protection program (PPP) under the current stimulus. To read more about it- take a look at the guidance provided by our attorney regarding PPP.

Academic Excellence Committee Report 20 minutes

Academic Excellence Committee Report

Development Committee Report 20 minutes

Development Committee Report

Old Business 5 minutes

Review of any outstanding items carried over from previous meeting; any matters on previous agenda that were not reached; or matters that were postponed to the present meeting.

New Business 5 minutes

Introduction of new business for consideration. any member can introduce new items of business by making a motion and obtaining a second.

Executive Session 15 minutes

Staff salary schedule review


  1. Motion to go into exec session at 8:16 pm
  2. Motion to come out of Executive session at 9:16pm

Meeting Adjournment 1 minutes

If not further business, the Chair ask for a motion to adjourn the meeting.

Meeting adjourned at 9:20pm


  1. Motion to freeze current salaries until we have enough information to make a decision Moved by April and seconded by Giff
  2. Motion to table the org chart as currently written and refer back to committee for discussion and approval moved by Peter and seconded by Giff