NMSBVI Board of Regents

Public Notices


A special meeting of the New Mexico School for the Blind & Visually Impaired (NMSBVI) Board of Regents will be held Thursday, May 23, 2019 .The open meeting of the Board of Regents will convene at 10:00 a.m. at the NMSBVI Campus in the Linda Lyle Board Room #134 at 1900 N. White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo, NM 88310.

Any individual who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the meeting should make their request at least one week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible.

The agenda and public notice are available on the NMSBVI web page at www.nmsbvi.k12.nm.us at least 72 hours prior to the published meeting date. Anyone wishing a print or braille copy of the agenda or needing any of the above accommodations may contact Kim Chavez at KimChavez@nmsbvi.k12.nm.us.

Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible formats. Please contact the Office of the Superintendent at 1-575-439-4419 if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed, or if you would like directions to the meeting location.

Click here to download a Word Document version of the Public Notice for May 23, 2019

NMSBVI Board of Regents Meeting Agendas

1900 White Sands Blvd.

10:00 a.m., MAY 23, 2019

Agenda Agenda

I. Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance – United States of America

III. Introduction of Guests

IV. Announcements – Board Comments

V. Input
  A. Public Input
  B. Parent Input

VI. Board Activities
  A. Agenda (Action)
  B. Minutes, Regular Meeting April 18, 2019 (Action)
  C. Superintendent’s Report

VII. Business and Finance
  A. Investment Report – March, 2019(Action)
  B. Statement of Net Position – March, 2019 (Action)
  C. Statement of Cash Flow – March, 2019( (Action)
  D. Board Chart – March, 2019 (Action)

VIII. Executive Session – May be closed pursuant to NMSA 1978 Section 10-15-1 (H)(4)(Action)
  A. Limited Personnel Issues
       1. Acting Superintendent Patricia Beecher’s Evaluation/Contract
       2. Superintendents Linda M. Lyle’s Contract
  B. Confidential Student Information
       1. Student Issues

IX. Policies & Procedures
  A. Review of NMSBVI Policy 010, Open Meetings Resolution (05/24/18) (Action)
  B. Revision of NMSBVI Policy 220, Certificate of Tuberculosis Examination (09/03/15)(Action)
  C. Revision of NMSBVI Policy 335, Repair and Major Improvements (12/10/15) (Action)
  D. Revision of NMSBVI Policy 346, Fixed Assets (12/10/15) (Action)
  E. Review of NMSBVI Policy 430, Professional Leave (12/10/15) (Action)
  F. Revision of NMSBVI Policy 450, Unemployment Compensation (12/10/15)(Action)
  G. Revision of NMSBVI Policy 526, Special Education Procedures (7/19/18) (Action)

X. Other Items:
  A. Personnel Report
  B. Program Updates/Quarterly Reports
  C. Update on partnership with Albuquerque Public Schools
  D. IDEA-B Application for 2019-2020 and BARs (Action)
  E. Instructional Material Final Allocation FY18-19 (Action)
  F. Revision to 2019-2020 Student/Parent Handbook, Residential(Action)
  G. Revision to the 2019-2020 Board of Regents Meeting Calendar (Action)
  H. Scope of Work Approval - Asset Allocation Study(Action)
  I. Update – Alamogordo Campus - Garrett Dormitory (Renovation vs New Construction)
  J. Project Approval – HED Summer Hearings – Garrett Dormitory New Construction (Action)
  K. Project Approval – HED Summer Hearings – Tapia Building Renovations (Action)
  L. Request to purchase a 2020 Thomas Built Conventional, Wheelchair School Bus (Action)
  M. Capital Projects Update
  N. NMSBVI Foundation Report

XI. Major Focus: NMSBVI Talent Show

XII. Information to the Board
  A. Board Meeting Schedule
  B. Policy 030 Public and Parent Input During Board of Regents’ Meetings
  C. Investment Policy 345
  D. Report of Revenue and Expenditures – March, 2019
  E. 9 Month Revised Employee Contracts/12 Month Employee Contracts
  F. Correspondence/Newspaper Articles
  G. Supplementary Packet
       1. Activity Fund Checklist – March, 2019
       2. General Fund Checklist – March, 2019

XIII. Adjournment

The NMSBVI Board of Regents attempts to follow the order of the items as listed on the agenda. However, it should be noted that the order of specific items are tentative, and may vary from the printed agenda.

Downloadable document of May 23, 2019 Agenda

2018-2019 Board Meeting Schedule
2019-2020 Board Meeting Schedule

For more information, please contact:
Kim Chavez
1900 N. White Sands Blvd.
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Phone: (575) 439-4419 Fax: (575) 439-4411
e-mail: kimchavez@nmsbvi.k12.nm.us