Monthly Meeting Open to the Public

Posted at 12:29 PM, February 23, 2017


Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Commission Meeting, 2 PM - 4 PM


One Ashburton Place
Manning Conference Room, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02018
Commission Bridge Number: 617-660-4818, Meeting ID: 6018


  1. Acceptance of January meeting minutes
    *Action required
  2. Financial Report/Budget
    • FY 2017 Revised Budget Review/Amendments/Vote
    • Support Group Sub-Committee request for $500/Vote
      Action required
  3. Legislative/Policy Update
    • Status of Bill HD 2851 and next steps
    • Update on work with EEC regarding child care vouchers for kinship caregivers
    • Initiative with DTA to address need for kinship workers at DTA
  4. Sub-Committee Updates:
    • Information and Referral Sub-Committee:
      • mock-website presentation
    • Support Group Sub-Committee:
      • Regional Workshops
      • 2017 Conference 6/7/17 Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, Marlboro
      • Sub-Committee Nominations for Harriet Jackson-Lyons Award and The John Lepper Advocacy Award
        *Action required
    • Legal Sub-Committee:
      • IRS News Release re: tax benefits for working grandparents
    • Financial:
      • Financial Sub-Committee to address fundraising, need Commissioners to volunteer for this sub-committee
  5. Directors Report
  6. Chairman’s Report
  7. Other Business: Grand-Families Fun Day 2017 Committee volunteers