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Board of Education Meeting - Nov 7, 2012

Meeting Date & Time: Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 5:00 PM
Where: John Milne Community Board Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown NE
Minutes: Minutes
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Board of Education Meeting

AGENDA

 

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

5:00 PM

John Milne Community Board Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown NE

Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

I.

Call to Order

 

A.

Color Guard Presentation Provided by Highland High School Navy JROTC

 

I.

Pledge of Allegiance / Moment of Silence

 

B.

Roll Call

 

C.

Adoption of the November, 7, 2012, Board of Education Meeting Agenda and Approval of the October 3, 2012, Board of Education Meeting Minutes and October 26, 2012, Special Board of Education Meeting Minutes (Discussion/Action)

 

II.

Recognition of Students, Staff and Community

 

A.

Career Enrichment Center Nursing Science program for 100 percent of graduating students passing the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Examination for Practical Nurses on the first try

 

B.

Research, Deployment and Accountability (RDA) staff Michael E. Loughrey and Dorothy Muna appointed to represent Albuquerque Public Schools on the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) board of the New Mexico Public Education Department, and Dr. Donna Navarrete appointed to the PARCC state cadre

 

C.

Celebration of the Horizon Award APS Education Foundation grant recipients representing more than 24 teachers throughout the district earning almost $70,000 in awards for doing innovative work with students in their classrooms

 

III.

Public Forum

 

IV.

Matters of Information

 

A.

Superintendent's Report

 

B.

Board Member Comments

 

C.

President's Report

 

V.

Special Issues

 

A.

Consideration of Ratification of the 2012-2013 Negotiated Agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Albuquerque Educational Assistants Association (Discussion/Action)
Presenter: Karen Rudys, District Chief Negotiator, and Kathy Chavez, Albuquerque Educational Assistants Association President

 

B.

Legislative Agenda (Discussion)
Presenter: Carrie Robin Menapace, Legislative Liaison and Policy Analyst

 

C.

Consideration for Approval of Budget Adjustments (Discussion/Action)
Presenter: Don Moya, Chief Financial Officer

 

I.

Dual Credit Instructional Materials Allocation $185,714.00

 

D.

Funding Formula Task Force Recommendations (Discussion)
Presenter: Winston Brooks, Superintendent, and Carrie Robin Menapace, Legislative Liaison and Policy Analyst

 

VI.

Approval of Consent Calendar Items (Discussion/Action)

 

A.

Consideration for Approval of Capital Outlay, Property and Technology Matters (Discussion/Action)

 

I.

Approval of Authorization to Grant the ABCWUA a Permanent Public Water Meter Vault Easement for Water Line Improvements within tract A, Hodgin Elementary School, which is commonly known as Hodgin Elementary School ("Hodgin ES")

 

II.

Approval of Authorization to Grant the ABCWUA a Permanent Public Water Meter Vault Easement for Water Line Improvements within Tract 23E1A3B, MRGCD Map 39, which is one of several tracts of land that comprise the APS Property which is commonly known as Valle Vista Elementary  School ("Valle Vista ES")

 

III.

Approval of Authorization to Grant the ABCWUA a Permanent Public Water Meter Vault Easement for Water Line Improvements within Lot Twenty-Two (22) in Block Five (5) of Foothill Estates, which is one of two lots that comprise the APS Property which is commonly known as Apache Elementary School ("Apache ES")

 

IV.

Approval of Authorization to Grant the ABCWUA a Permanent Public Water Meter Vault Easement for Water Line Improvements within the Board of Education Tract as the same Tract is shown on the plat of the Douglas MacArthur Subdivision, which is one of several tracts of land that comprise the APS Property which is commonly know as ("Douglas MacArthur ES")

 

V.

Approval of the Architect Selection for Architectural Services RFP # 13-007MM-SL at McKinley Middle School

 

VI.

Approval of the Qualifications Based Proposal and Bid for the Sandia High School Science/Math Classroom Building and Library

 

B.

Consideration for Approval of Finance Matters (Discussion/Action)

 

I.

Approval of Budget Adjustments for Grant Management

 

a.

21st Century Community Learning Centers, $185,212

 

b.

KANW, $97,022

 

c.

Fish & Wildlife, $6,837

 

d.

Rio Grande GRADS, ($379)

 

II.

Approval of Title VIII Impact Aid Application (P1 81-874)

 

III.

Approval of Grant Management Inter-Function Transfers for September 2012

 

IV.

Approval of Grant Management Intra-Function Transfers for September 2012

 

V.

Approval of Cash Disbursements for September 2012

 

VI.

Approval of Operational Fund Inter-Function Transfers for September

 

VII.

Approval of Operational Fund Intra-Function Transfers for September

 

VIII.

Approval of Public School Capital Outlay Council (PSCOC) State Award for Nuestros Valores Charter School Roof (APS Armijo ES Building)

 

a.

State Award, $155,176 (building owned by APS)

 

IX.

Approval of Public School Capital Outlay Council (PSCOC) State Award for Nuestros Valores Charter School Roof (APS Armijo ES Building)

 

a.

State Award, $50,625 (building owned by County)

 

C.

Consideration for Approval of District and Community Relations Matters (Discussion/Action)

 

I.

Approval of Nomination to the Leadership New Mexico 2013 Local Government Program

 

VII.

Announcement of Upcoming Board Meetings

 

A.

The next Special Board of Education meeting will be held on Friday, November 16, 2012, at 7:30 a.m., in the DeLayo Martin Community Room.

 

B.

The next Board of Education meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at 5:00 p.m., in the John Milne Community Board Room.

 

VIII.

Adjournment

 











Minutes of Board of Education Meeting

Albuquerque Public Schools

 

A meeting of the Board of Education of Albuquerque Public Schools was held Wednesday, November 7, 2012, beginning at 5:00 p.m., in the John Milne Community Board Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE.

 

I.        Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 5:01 p.m.

A.       Color Guard Presentation Provided by Highland High School Navy JROTC

I.        Pledge of Allegiance / Moment of Silence

B.       Roll Call

Present. Analee Maestas, Lorenzo Garcia, Martin Esquivel, Paula Maes, and David Peercy, David Robbins (arrived during agenda item IV. B.)

Absent: Kathy Korte

C.       Adoption of the November, 7, 2012, Board of Education Meeting Agenda and Approval of the October 3, 2012, Board of Education Meeting Minutes and October 26, 2012, Special Board of Education Meeting Minutes (Discussion/Action)

David Peercy motioned for adoption of the agenda and approval of the minutes. Lorenzo Garcia seconded the motion.  Board members unanimously adopted the November, 7, 2012, Board of Education meeting agenda,  and approved the October 3, 2012, Board of Education meeting minutes and October 26, 2012, Special Board of Education meeting minutes.

II.       Recognition of Students, Staff and Community

A.         The Career Enrichment Center Nursing Science program was recognized for 100 percent of graduating students passing the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Examination for Practical Nurses on the first try.

B.         The Research, Deployment and Accountability (RDA) staff Michael E. Loughrey and Dorothy Muna were recognized for being appointed to represent Albuquerque Public Schools on the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) board of the New Mexico Public Education Department.

Dr. Donna Navarrete was recognized for being appointed to the PARCC state cadre.

C.         Horizon Award APS Education Foundation grant recipients representing more than 24 teachers throughout the district earning almost $70,000 in awards for doing innovative work with students in their classrooms were celebrated at the board meeting.

 

III.      Public Forum

The topics of the public forum included support for the Public Academy for Performing Arts Charter School (PAPA) excellence in academics and concern for the lack of salary increases for the APS educational assistants in the last four years.

IV.      Matters of Information

  1. A. Superintendent's Report

Superintendent Brooks reported the following:

  • Meetings at Sandia High and Roosevelt Middle School for the International Baccalaureate diploma program at Sandia High School
  • Developing a school improvement  plan for Van Buren Middle School
  • Student presentation and participation at the Dolores Gonzales Elementary School’s bullying prevention event at the zoo
  • Community participation in the stadium tour to show the construction progress , which is about 50 percent completed
  • United Way Campaign update and benefits to APS students in the classroom

 

  1. B. Board Member Comments

Board members commented on the following:

  • Appreciation for presence of educational assistants at this meeting
    Concern for difficult situations caused by lost funding
  • Emphasis on the need for the governor and legislature to support and fund education adequately
  • Concern that some employees have not received raises in four years
  • Appreciation for educational assistants’ work and devotion to students
  • Need to support all employees monetarily
  • Encouragement for everyone to contact legislators to ensure that raises are given to public school employees
  • Appreciation for board and administrators’ support of charter school facilities
  • Appreciation for PAPA charter school students public forum participation
  • Support for K-12 performing arts magnet school in the APS district
  • Clarification of International Baccalaureate diploma program student participation in school activities
  1. C. President's Report

President Maes stated that she is hopeful that the New Mexico legislature can help to relieve the lack of salary increases for APS employees.  She also reminded that board members will be attending the International Baccalaureate diploma program events

V.       Special Issues

A.       Consideration of Ratification of the 2012-2013 Negotiated Agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Albuquerque Educational Assistants Association (Discussion/Action)

Karen Rudys, district chief negotiator, stated that 1,203 educational assistants voted for approval of the negotiated agreement and 140 voted against. Kathy Chavez, Albuquerque Educational Assistants Association president, requested that board members approve the negotiated agreement.

Lorenzo Garcia motioned for approval of the negotiated agreement.  Analee Maestas seconded the motion.  Board members unanimously approved the 2012-2013 negotiated agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Albuquerque Educational Assistants Association.

B.       Legislative Agenda (Discussion)

Carrie Robin Menapace, legislative liaison and policy analyst, presented the draft legislative agenda for the 2013 legislative session and explained that the components of the issues were based on the APS goals.  The agenda will be available for review by the community on the APS website.

David Robbins mentioned that APS already has flexibility to ask for funding from the public and requested that the language be reworded to explain the concern for addressing changes in technology.

C.       Consideration for Approval of Budget Adjustments (Discussion/Action)

I.        Dual Credit Instructional Materials Allocation $185,714.00

Presenter: Don Moya, Chief Financial Officer

David Robbins motioned for approval of the budget adjustments.  David Peercy seconded the motion.  Board members unanimously approved the dual credit instructional materials allocation $185,714.00 budget adjustment.

 

D.      Funding Formula Task Force Recommendations (Discussion)

Carrie Robin Menapace, legislative liaison and policy analyst, explained that the Funding Formula Task Force was created over the interim between legislative sessions.  Some of the characteristics of the formula being reviewed include calculations for at-risk student support, special education support, teacher evaluations and tier systems, district size and location, performance-based budgeting and charter schools.

Superintendent Winston Brooks stated that the calculations discussed at the Funding Formula Task Force meeting do not request more funding overall.  The discussions only are considering rearranging the distribution at the current funding level.

Board members discussed the following regarding this agenda item:

  • Concern for the calculation of fine arts and physical education funding
  • Clarification of state statute that education must be funded adequately
  • Concern about equitable funding for special
  • Concern for effects to charter school
  • Recommendation that the evaluation criteria used to determine the best charters be used to evaluate traditional schools

 

VI.      Approval of Consent Calendar Items (Discussion/Action)

David Peercy motioned for approval of the consent calendar items.  David Robbins seconded the motion.  Board members unanimously approved the sections A. B. and C of the consent calendar.

A.       Consideration for Approval of Capital Outlay, Property and Technology Matters (Discussion/Action)

I.           Approval of Authorization to Grant the ABCWUA a Permanent Public Water Meter Vault Easement for Water Line Improvements within tract A, Hodgin Elementary School, which is commonly known as Hodgin Elementary School ("Hodgin ES")

II.          Approval of Authorization to Grant the ABCWUA a Permanent Public Water Meter Vault Easement for Water Line Improvements within Tract 23E1A3B, MRGCD Map 39, which is one of several tracts of land that comprise the APS Property which is commonly known as Valle Vista Elementary  School ("Valle Vista ES")

III.         Approval of Authorization to Grant the ABCWUA a Permanent Public Water Meter Vault Easement for Water Line Improvements within Lot Twenty-Two (22) in Block Five (5) of Foothill Estates, which is one of two lots that comprise the APS Property which is commonly known as Apache Elementary School ("Apache ES")

IV.        Approval of Authorization to Grant the ABCWUA a Permanent Public Water Meter Vault Easement for Water Line Improvements within the Board of Education Tract as the same Tract is shown on the plat of the Douglas MacArthur Subdivision, which is one of several tracts of land that comprise the APS Property which is commonly known as ("Douglas MacArthur ES")

V.         Approval of the Architect Selection for Architectural Services RFP # 13-007MM-SL at McKinley Middle School

VI.        Approval of the Qualifications Based Proposal and Bid for the Sandia High School Science/Math Classroom Building and Library

B.       Consideration for Approval of Finance Matters (Discussion/Action)

I.           Approval of Budget Adjustments for Grant Management

a.         21st Century Community Learning Centers, $185,212

b.         KANW, $97,022

c.          Fish & Wildlife, $6,837

d.         Rio Grande GRADS, ($379)

II.          Approval of Title VIII Impact Aid Application (P1 81-874)

III.         Approval of Grant Management Inter-Function Transfers for September 2012

IV.        Approval of Grant Management Intra-Function Transfers for September 2012

V.         Approval of Cash Disbursements for September 2012

VI.        Approval of Operational Fund Inter-Function Transfers for September

VII.       Approval of Operational Fund Intra-Function Transfers for September

VIII.       Approval of Public School Capital Outlay Council (PSCOC) State Award for Nuestros Valores Charter School Roof (APS Armijo ES Building)

a.         State Award, $155,176 (building owned by APS)

IX.        Approval of Public School Capital Outlay Council (PSCOC) State Award f                          or Nuestros Valores Charter School Roof (APS Armijo ES Building)

a.         State Award, $50,625 (building owned by County)

C.       Consideration for Approval of District and Community Relations Matters (Discussion/Action)

I.           Approval of Nomination to the Leadership New Mexico 2013 Local Government Program

 

VII.     Announcement of Upcoming Board Meetings

President Maes announced that the next Special Board of Education meeting will be held on Friday, November 16, 2012, at 7:30 a.m., in the DeLayo Martin Community Room, and the next Board of Education meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at 5:00 p.m., in the John Milne Community Board Room.

 

VIII.    Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 6:45 p.m.

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