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Special Board of Education Meeting - Jan 23, 2013

Meeting Date & Time: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 5:00 PM
Where: DeLayo Martin Community Room Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown NE
Minutes: Minutes
Agenda Packet: Packet
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Special Board of Education Meeting

AGENDA

 

 

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

5:00 PM

DeLayo-Martin Community Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown NE

Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

I.

Call to Order

 

A.

Roll Call

 

B.

Adoption of the January 23, 2013, Special Board of Education Meeting Agenda (Discussion/Action)

 

II.

Consideration for Approval to Adjourn to Executive Session Pursuant to the Open Meetings Act NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1 (H) (2) (Limited Personnel Matters) for the Purpose of Discussion of the Superintendent’s Contract (Action)

 

III.

Reconvene to Open Session

 

IV.

Statement of Closure

 

V.

Consideration of Approval of the Contract Revisions for the Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent (Discussion/Action)

 

VI.

Superintendent Report

 

VII.

Board Reports

 

VIII.

Announcement of Meetings

 

A.

Board of Education Meeting, Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at 5:00 p.m., in the John Milne Community Board Room of the Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex

 

B.

Special Board of Education Meeting, Thursday, February 15, 2013, at 5:30 p.m., in the DeLayo Martin Community Room of the Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex

 

IX.

Adjournment

 

Minutes of Special Board of Education Meeting

The Board of Education

Albuquerque Public Schools

 

A Special Board of Education meeting of the Board of Education of Albuquerque Public Schools was held Wednesday, January 23, 2013, beginning at 5:00 p.m., in the DeLayo Martin Community Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown NE.

 

I.      Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m.

  1. A. Roll Call

Present: Analee Maestas (arrived during closed session), Kathy Korte, Lorenzo Garcia, Martin Esquivel (by phone and arrived during closed session), Paula Maes, David Robbins and David Peercy

  1. B. Adoption of the January 23, 2013, Special Board of Education Meeting Agenda (Discussion/Action)

David Peercy motioned for adoption of the agenda.  Kathy Korte seconded the motion. Board member unanimously agreed to adopt the agenda.

 

II.      Consideration for Approval to Adjourn to Executive Session Pursuant to the Open Meetings Act NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1 (H) (2) (Limited Personnel Matters) for the Purpose of Discussion of the Superintendent’s Contract (Action)

David Peercy motioned for convening in executive session. Lorenzo Garcia seconded the motion. President Maes requested a roll-call vote, which resulted in agreement of board members to convene in executive session for the purpose of discussing the superintendent’s contract.

 

III.     Reconvene to Open Session

The meeting reconvened at 5:30 p.m.

 

IV.     Statement of Closure

President Maes stated that the APS Board of Education met in executive session on January 23, 2013, to discuss the superintendent’s contract and the matters discussed in the executive session were limited only to those specified.

 

V.     Consideration of Approval of the Contract Revisions for the Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent (Discussion/Action)

David Peercy motioned for approval of the contract revisions of a year extension of contract, clarification of “education-related organizations”, and change of date for review of extension of term, evaluation of employment contract and non-renewal.   Kathy Korte seconded the motion.  President Maes requested a roll call vote, which resulted in approval of the contract revisions for Albuquerque Public Schools superintendent, with board members Maes, Esquivel, Garcia, Korte and Peercy voting for approval and Maestas and Robbins voting no.

Mr. Esquivel stated that he whole heartedly supports Superintendent Brooks because Mr. Brooks always has the best interest of the students in mind when he makes decisions, and he has been an instrumental presence in the schools.  Ms. Korte and Dr. Peercy agreed with Mr. Esquivel.  Ms. Maestas stated that she supports all the work that has been accomplished, but she is concerned about extending the contract without the new board members having a chance to vote on it.  David Robbins stated that Mr. Brooks is the best superintendent that APS has had in decades but was concerned about how moving up the contract renewal date would be perceived by the community.  Kathy Korte stated that new board members should be allowed to evaluate and vote on the superintendent’s contract after they have training, experience of working with the superintendent, and the opportunity to review the data.

 

VI.     Superintendent Report

Superintendent Brooks had nothing further to report.

 

VII.    Board Reports

Board members had nothing further to report.

 

VIII.   Announcement of Meetings

President Maes announced that the Board of Education meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at 5:00 p.m., in the John Milne Community Board Room of the Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex and the Special Board of Education meeting will be held on, Friday, February 15, 2013, at 5:30 p.m., in the DeLayo Martin Community Room of the Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex.

 

IX.     Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 5:37 p.m.

 

 

 

APPROVED: ____________________________

Martin Esquivel, President

 

 

 

 

 

ATTEST: __________________________________

Steven Michael Quezada, Secretary

 

 

 

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