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Special Board of Education Meeting

Friday, June 29, 2012, 7:30 AM

Meeting Information and Documents:

  • Meeting Location:
    DeLayo Martin Community Room Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown NE
  • Meeting Notice: Posted on April 23, 2012 at 2:06 PM
  • Agenda Packet: Posted on June 27, 2012 at 4:01 PM
  • Minutes
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Additional Details

Special Board Meeting

AGENDA

 

 

Friday, June 29, 2012

7:30 AM

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 June 29, 2012, Special Meeting Agenda and Approval of the June 20, 2012, Board of Education Meeting Minutes (Discussion/Action)

 

II.

Public Forum

 

III.

Special Issues

 

A.

Consideration for Approval of a Resolution determining the necessity to acquire educational technology equipment and enter into an Educational Technology Lease Purchase Arrangement-Notes in the amount of $13,000,000 (Discussion/Action)

Notice is hereby given that the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education, City of Albuquerque, New Mexico, will hold a Special Board Meeting on Friday, July 27, 2012, at 7:30 AM, at the DeLayo Martin Community Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown NE for Consideration for Approval of  Educational Technology Lease Purchase Arrangement-Notes in the amount of $13,000,000, including Public Forum
Presenter: Don Moya, Chief Financial Officer

 

B.

Consideration for Approval of the Statement of Portables to be Sold at Public Auction (Discussion/Action)
Presenter: Dr. Brad Winter, Chief Operations Officer

 

IV.

Board Reports

 

V.

Announcement of Upcoming Board Meetings

 

A.

The next Regular Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at 5:00 p.m., in the John Milne Community Board Room.

 

B.

The next Special Board meeting will be held on Friday, July 27, 2012, in the DeLayo Martin Community Room.

 

VI.

Adjournment

 







Minutes of Special Board Meeting

The Board of Education

Albuquerque Public Schools

 

A Special Board Meeting of the Board of Education of Albuquerque Public Schools was held Friday, June 29, 2012, beginning at 7:30 a.m., in the DeLayo Martin Community Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown NE.

 

I.        Call to Order

A.       Roll Call

Present: Analee Maestas, Kathy Korte, Lorenzo Garcia, Paula Maes, David Peercy, and David Robbins

Absent: Marty Esquivel

B.       Adoption of the June 29, 2012, Special Meeting Agenda and Approval of the June 20, 2012, Board of Education Meeting Minutes (Discussion/Action)

Analee Maestas motioned to adopt the agenda and approve the minutes.  David Peercy seconded the motion.  Board members voted to adopted the June 29, 2012, Special meeting agenda and approved of the June 20, 2012, Board of Education meeting minutes.

 

II.       Public Forum

There were no participants in public forum.

 

III.      Special Issues

A.       Consideration for Approval of a Resolution determining the necessity to acquire educational technology equipment and enter into an Educational Technology Lease Purchase Arrangement-Notes in the amount of $13,000,000 (Discussion/Action)

Notice is hereby given that the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education, City of Albuquerque, New Mexico, will hold a Special Board Meeting on Friday, July 27, 2012, at 7:30 a.m., at the DeLayo Martin Community Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE, for Consideration for Approval of Educational Technology Lease Purchase Arrangement-Notes in the amount of $13,000,000, including Public Forum.

Don Moya, chief financial officer, and Art Melendres, Modrall, explained that the resolution is brought forth for the purpose of determining the necessity to acquire educational technology equipment and to initiate the process for entering into a lease purchase arrangement pursuant to the education technology equipment act, Sections 6-15A-1 et seq. NMSA.  It also was explained that the meeting on July 27 is the second meeting in the process of awarding the sale.  This will result in no tax increase to the voters.

Board members discussed the following issues regarding this agenda item:

  • Request for information of how this is part of the refresh or maintenance plan
  • Request for clarification to determine if software is included
  • Request for changes to the resolution presented to reflect the correct dates, amounts, interest rates and type of bonds
  • Request for more time to review documents before taking action
  • Concern about the necessity of last minute changes

 

David Peercy motioned to approve the resolution with changes; Lorenzo Garcia seconded the motion. Board members voted to approve with changes recommended, the resolution determining the necessity to acquire educational technology equipment and enter into an educational technology lease purchase arrangement for notes in the amount of $13,000,000.

B.       Consideration for Approval of the Statement of Portables to be Sold at Public Auction (Discussion/Action)

Dr. Brad Winter, chief operations officer, explained that the portables taken out of service in June, 2012, need to be disposed of in accordance with statute and sold at public auction.

Board members discussed the following issues regarding this agenda item:

Request information about possibly recycling portables instead of selling

Request who will pay the cost of moving portables

Concern for getting rid of portables that may be needed to support charter schools

 

David Peercy motioned to approve the statement.  Kathy Korte seconded the motion. Board members voted to approve the statement of portables taken out of service June 2012, to be sold at public auction.

 

IV.      Board Reports

Board members reported on the following:

Paula informed board members about an upcoming presentation regarding charter and magnet schools.  She also asked board members to consider retirement dinner dates, so that the event could be planned.

V.       Announcement of Upcoming Board Meetings

President Maes announced that next Board of Education meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at 5:00 p.m., in the John Milne Community Board Room, and the next Special Board meeting will be held on Friday, July 27, 2012, in the DeLayo Martin Community Room.

 

VI.      Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 7:58 am.

 

 

 

 

 

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