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, April 19, 2018. 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.

Please contact the Office of the Superintendent at (575) 439-4419 with any questions regarding this meeting.

Click here to download a Word Document version of the Public Notice for April 19, 2018

NMSBVI Board of Regents Meeting Agendas


9:00 a.m., Thursday April 19, 2018


I. Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance – United States of America

III. Introduction of Guests

IV. Announcements – Board Comments
  A. Public Input
  B. Parent Input

V. Input
  A. Public Input
  B. Parent Input

VI. Board Activities
  A. Agenda (Action)
  B. Minutes, Special Meeting of March 8, 2018 (Action)
  C. Superintendent’s Report

VII. Business and Finance
  A. Investment Report – January and February, 2018 (Action)
  B. Statement of Net Position – January and February, 2018 (Action)
  C. Statement of Cash Flow – January and February, 2018 (Action)
  D. Board Chart – January and February, 2018 (Action)
  E. Instructional Materials Budget Adjustment Requests (BAR) (Action)
  F. Quarterly Financial Actions Report and Certification (Action)
  G. NMSBVI Foundation Report

VIII. Executive Session – May be closed pursuant to NMSA 1978 Section 10-15-1 (H)(2) (Action)
  A. Limited Personnel Issues
     1. Superintendent Evaluation - Preliminary

IX. Major Focus: Safety and Security at the Alamogordo Campus and the ECP - Randy Puryear

X. Policies & Procedures
  A. Review of NMSBVI Policy 155, Sexual Harassment (3/24/17) (Action)
  B. Revision of NMSBVI Policy 207, Summer Employment (1/18/17) (Action)
  C. Revision of NMSBVI Policy 300, Property and Facilities (2/19/17(Action)
  D. Revision of NMSBVI Policy 440, Sick Leave (2/19/15) (Action)
  E. Review of NMSBVI Policy 508, Qualifying Criteria for Outreach Itinerant Services (2/19/15) (Action)
  F. Review of NMSBVI 512, Braille (2/19/15) (Action)
  G. Revision of NMSBVI 516, Reporting Drug and Alcohol Use (2/19/15) (Action)
  H. Revision of NMSBVI Policy 615, Vehicle Usage (07/28/16) (Action)

XI. Other Items
  A. Personnel Report
  B. Program Updates
  C. Discussion of Letter from the Board of Regents to the Albuquerque Public Schools
  D. Discussion on setting a date for the Open House at the Alamogordo Campus
  E. FY18 Final Budget Adjustments (Action)
  F. FY19 Budget Proposal (Action)
  G. 2018-2019 Residential and ECP School Calendars (Action)
  H. 2018-2019 Board of Regents Meeting Calendar (Action)
  I. Purchase Approval - New Copier for the Print Shop (IS&T Department) (Action)
  J. Capital Projects Update

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, 2018
  E. 9 Month Employee Contracts
  F. Correspondence/Newspaper Articles
  G. Supplementary Packet
     1. Activity Fund Checklist – January and February, 2018
     2. General Fund Checklist – January and February, 2018

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 19th 2018 Agenda

2017-2018 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