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Special Board of Education Meeting - Mar 14, 2014

Meeting Date & Time: Friday, March 14, 2014, 7:30 AM
Where: DeLayo Martin Community Room Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown NE
Minutes: Minutes
Agenda Packet: Packet
Meeting Posted On: 05/24/2013, 5:43 PM
Agenda Posted On: 03/10/2014, 7:09 PM
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Special Board of Education Meeting

AGENDA

 

Revised: Please note the addition of approval of minutes.

Friday, March 14, 2014

7:30 AM

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

Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

I.

Call to Order

 

A.

Roll Call

 

B.

Adoption of the March 14, 2014, Special Board of Education Meeting Agenda and Approval of the March 5, 2014, Board of Education Meeting Minutes (Discussion/Action)

 

II.

Special Issues

 

A.

Presentation of FY14 Strategic Budget Outlook, Including Legislation Impacting the Budget, and Update on Community Budget Meetings (Discussion)
Presenter: Don Moya, Chief Financial Officer; Ruben Hendrickson, Deputy Chief Financial Officer; and Carrie Robin Menapace, Policy Analyst and Legislative Liaison

 

III.

Consideration for Approval to Convene in Executive Session Pursuant to the Open Meetings Act NMSA 1978 (§ 10-15-1 (H)(5)) for the Purpose of Discussing Collective Bargaining Strategy Prior to Negotiations Between APS and the Unions Representing APS Employees and Pursuant to NMSA 1978, ‘(§ 10-15-1 (H) (2)) for the Purpose of Discussing a “Limited Personnel Matter” of an Individual Public Employee (Action)

 

IV.

Reconvene

 

V.

Statement of Closure

 

VI.

Superintendent Report

 

VII.

Board Reports

 

VIII.

Announcement of Upcoming Board Meetings

 

A.

The next Board of Education meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at 5:00 p.m., in the John Milne Community Board Room.

 

B.

The next Special Board of Education meeting will be held on Friday, March 28, 2014, at 7:30 a.m., in the DeLayo Martin Community Room.

 

IX.

Adjournment

 

Minutes of Special Board of Education Meeting

Albuquerque Public Schools

 

A Special Board of Education meeting of Albuquerque Public Schools was held Friday, March 14, 2014, beginning at 7:30 a.m., in the DeLayo Martin Community Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE.

 

I.       Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 7:30 a.m.

  1. A. Roll Call

Present: Dr. Analee Maestas, Kathy Korte (by phone), Lorenzo Garcia, Martin Esquivel (by phone), Steven Michael Quezada (by phone), Dr. Don Duran and Dr. David Peercy

  1. B. Adoption of the March 14, 2014, Special Board of Education Meeting Agenda and Approval of the March 5, 2014, Board of Education Meeting Minutes (Discussion/Action)

Mr. Garcia motioned for agenda adoption and the approval of the minutes.  Dr. Maestas seconded the motion. Board members unanimously adopted the March 14, 2014, Special Board of Education meeting agenda and approved the March 5, 2014, Board of Education meeting minutes.

 

II.      Special Issues

A.      Presentation of FY14 Strategic Budget Outlook, Including Legislation Impacting the Budget, and Update on Community Budget Meetings (Discussion)

Don Moya, chief financial officer; Ruben Hendrickson, deputy chief financial officer; and Carrie Robin Menapace, policy analyst and legislative liaison reviewed the legislation that passed during the 2014 session that affects the budget, some of the line item vetoes and information from the community meetings to review APS budgeting.

Issues discussed regarding this agenda item included:

  • Home school student status based on the number of credit hours enrolled in some classes at APS schools
  • Request for information on changes to physical education (P.E.) credits
  • Implementation of legislation passed during the 2014 session will be presented at the next board meeting
  • Legislation to support at-risk populations
  • Concern about political posturing and manipulation
  • Concern about the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) demanding compliance for participation in an upcoming news conference by reading a speech written by NMPED regarding program success
  • Concern about compliance with unfunded state mandates
  • Request information on the number and location of at-risk kindergarten through third grade students in the APS district
  • Concern about the size of classes in relation to student achievement
  • Concern about funding staffing to implement testing and not  having funding to cover students’ basic needs
  • Concern regarding factors comprising teachers’ evaluations

 

II.      Consideration for Approval to Convene in Executive Session Pursuant to the Open Meetings Act NMSA 1978 (§ 10-15-1 (H)(5)) for the Purpose of Discussing Collective Bargaining Strategy Prior to Negotiations Between APS and the Unions Representing APS Employees and Pursuant to NMSA 1978, ‘(§ 10-15-1 (H) (2)) for the Purpose of Discussing a “Limited Personnel Matter” of an Individual Public Employee (Action)

Ms. Korte motioned to convene in executive session, and Dr. Maestas seconded the motion. The roll-call vote resulted in unanimous agreement to convene in executive session for the purpose of discussing collective bargaining strategy prior to negotiations between APS and the unions representing APS employees and for the purpose of discussing a “limited personnel matter” of an individual public employee.

 

IV.    Reconvene

The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:45 a.m.

 

V.      Statement of Closure

Dr. Peercy stated that the APS Board of Education met in executive session on March 14, 2014, to discuss collective bargaining strategy prior to negotiations between APS and the unions representing APS employees and a “limited personnel matter” of an individual public employee. The matters discussed in the executive session were limited only to those specified.

 

VI.    Superintendent Report

Superintendent Brooks had nothing to further to report.

 

VII.   Board Reports

Board members had nothing to further to report.

 

VIII.  Announcement of Upcoming Board Meetings

Dr. Peercy announced that the next Board of Education meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at 5:00 p.m., in the John Milne Community Board Room and the next Special Board of Education meeting will be held on Friday, March 28, 2014, at 7:30 a.m., in the DeLayo Martin Community Room.

 

IX.    Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 8:50 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

APPROVED: _______________________________

Dr. Analee Maestas, President

 

 

 

 

 

ATTEST: __________________________________

Steven Michael Quezada, Secretary

 

 

 

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