NMSBVI Board of Regents

Public Notices


A regular meeting of the New Mexico School for the Blind & Visually Impaired (NMSBVI) Board of Regents will be held Thursday, May 26, 2022. The open meeting of the Board of Regents will convene at 10:00 a.m. The Board of Regents will attend in person and the public will be able to attend by way of Live Stream through Zoom Meeting, to be originated at the NMSBVI Campus in the Linda Lyle Board Room #134 at 1900 N. White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo, New Mexico.

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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 Kim Chavez.

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 information to participate in the meeting.

Click here to download a Word Document version of the PUBLIC NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING May 26, 2022

NMSBVI Board of Regents Meeting Agendas

1900 White Sands Blvd.

10:00 a.m., MAY 26, 2022


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 7, 2022 (Action) (Action)
  C. Superintendent’s Report

VII. Business and Finance
  A. Investment Report – February & March, 2022 (Action)
  B. Statement of Net Position – February & March, 2022 (Action)
  C. Statement of Cash Flow – February & March, 2022 (Action)
  D. Board Chart – February & March, 2022 (Action)
VIII. Policies & Procedures
  A. Revision to NMSBVI Policy 207, Summer Employment (4/15/21) (Action)
  B. Review to NMSBVI Policy 522 Wellness – Family, School & Community Involvement (03/24/17) (Action)
  C. Review to NMSBVI Policy 522.1 Wellness – Physical Activity (03/24/17) (Action)
  D. Review to NMSBVI Policy 522.2 Wellness – Nutrition (03/24/17) (Action)
  E. Review to NMSBVI Policy 522.3 Wellness – Staff (03/24/17) (Action)
  F. Review to NMSBVI Policy 522.4 Wellness – Physical Education (03/24/17) (Action)
  G. Review to NMSBVI Policy 522.5 Wellness – Healthy and Safe Environment (03/24/17) (Action)
  H. Revision to NMSBVI Policy 522.6 Wellness – Health Services (03/24/17) (Action)
  I. Revision to NMSBVI Policy 522.7 Wellness – Health Education (03/24/17) (Action)
  J. Revision to NMSBVI Policy 522.8 Wellness – Social and Emotional Well-Being (03/24/17 (Action)
  K. Revision to NMSBI Policy 526, Procedures for the Provision of Spec Ed Services for Students w/Disabilities & Gifted Students (5/20/21) (Action)

IX. Major Focus:The Rutherford Group, LLC. - Jeremy Rutherford

X. Other Items:
  A. Personnel Report
  B. Program Updates
  C. 2022-2023 Residential and ECP School Calendars (Action)
  D. 2022-2023 Board of Regents Meeting Calendar (Action)
  E. Revision to 2022-2023 Student/Parent Handbook, Residential (Action)
  F. IDEA-B Application for 2022-2023 and BARs (Action)
  G. HED 2022 Summer Hearings Funding Request – 1) South Campus Access Driveway Improvements and Drainage Corrections; 2) Parking Lot Improvements at the Bus Loop, North Side Paul Tapia Building and Instructional Resource Center; 3) Replacement of Maintenance Garage Roofs and Maintenance North Fencing Enclosure (Action)
  H. Request approval to proceed with a Planning and Design Funding Request for the Early Childhood Programs site (Action)
  I. Capital Projects Update
  J. NMSBVI Foundation Report

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

XII. Other Items
 A. Superintendent Patricia Beecher’s Evaluation/Contract (Action)

XIII. 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. NMSBVI Acronyms
  E. Report of Revenue and Expenditures – February & March, 2022
  F. 9 Month Employee Contracts - Revised
  G. 12 Month Employee Contracts
  H. Correspondence/Newspaper Articles
  I. Supplementary Packet
       1. Activity Fund Checklist – March, 2022
       2. General Fund Checklist – March, 2022

XIV. 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 26, 2022 Agenda

2022-2023 Board Calendar

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: Kim Chavez