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, April 18, 2019 .The open meeting of the Board of Regents will convene at 9:00 a.m. at the NMSBVI-ECP Campus in the Sage Room in Albuquerque, NM at 801 Stephen Moody Street SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123.

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 April 18, 2019

NMSBVI Board of Regents Meeting Agendas


9:00 a.m., April 18, 2019


I. Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance – United States of America

III. Introduction of Guests
  1. Linda Lyle – Presentation of Gift

IV. Announcements – Board Comments

V. Input
  A. Public Input
  A. Parent Input

VI. Board Activities
  A. Agenda (Action)
  B. Minutes, Regular Meeting of March 7, 2019 (Action)
  C. Superintendent’s Report

VII. Business and Finance
  A. Statement of Net Position – January and February, 2019 (Action)
  B. Statement of Cash Flow – January and February, 2019 (Action)
  C. Board Chart – January and February, 2019 ( (Action)
  D. Disposition of Fixed and Non-Fixed Assets (Action)
  E. Quarterly Financial Actions Report and Certification (Action)
  F. IDEA-B Fund 24106: Budget Adjustment Request (BAR) (Action)

VIII. Major Focus: Discussion on an Asset Allocation Study with David Baland (10:30 a.m.)

IX. Executive Session – May be closed pursuant to NMSA 1978 Section 10-15-1 (H)(4)(Action)(11:15 a.m.)
  A. Limited Personnel Issues
       1. Superintendent Evaluation - Preliminary

X. Policies & Procedures
  A. Review of NMSBVI Policy 155, Sexual Harassment (4/19/18) (Action)
  B. Review of NMSBVI Policy 266, Reduction in Force (09/03/15)(Action)
  C. Review of NMSBVI Policy 456, Stay at Work-Return to Work Program (09/03/15) (Action)
  D. Review of NMSBVI Policy 520, Instructional Resource Center (IRC) (11/06/15) (Action)
  E. Revision of NMSBVI Policy 525, American Printing House for the Blind Federal Quota System (11/06/15) (Action)
  F. Revision of NMSBVI Policy 645, Information Systems Resources (11/06/15)(Action)

XI. Other Items:
  A. Personnel Report
  B. Program Updates (1:00 p.m.)
  C. Update on partnership with Albuquerque Public Schools(Action)
  D. Contract Approval for Transportation for Students to the ECP FY20 (Action)
  E. FY19 Final Budget Adjustments (Action)
  F. FY20 Budget Proposal (Action)
  G. Investment Report – January and February, 2019 (Action)
  H. 2019-2020 Residential and ECP School Calendars (Action)
  I. 2019-2020 Board of Regents Meeting Calendar (Action)
  J. Lobbyist Services Contract (Action)
  K. Financial Audit & Compliance Audit Contract Approval for FY19 (Action)
  L. Approval for PSCOC School Security Projects Funding (Action)
  M. Approval to purchase new Host Servers for the ECP Datacenter (Action)
  N. Update on Superintendent Residence and Parking Lots at NMSBVI
  O. Capital Projects Update
  P. NMSBVI Foundation Report

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 – January and February, 2019
  E. 9 Month Employee Contracts
  F. Correspondence/Newspaper Articles
  G. Supplementary Packet
       1. Activity Fund Checklist – January and February, 2019
       2. General Fund Checklist – January and February, 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 April 18, 2019 Agenda

2018-2019 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