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Important Notice About Upcoming Meetings

In light of the Public Health Order due to the Covid-19 virus, APS is taking extra precautions with necessary meetings.  Effective April 7, 2021, Board of Education members will participate in the board meetings in person.  Meeting participants, including presenters, recognition guests, public forum speakers, and the public will continue to attend meetings virtually.  The agenda items will be kept to urgent business or those items needing approval to conduct district business.

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Special Board of Education Meeting

Monday, April 12, 2021, 7:30 AM

Please note the agenda has been revised to remove the executive session from the agenda. The support document for agenda item IV.F has also been added. The issue with external links has been fixed. The APS website was updated and is having issues with the external links for some browsers. Please find the agenda pasted below in addition to the link. This meeting will be held as a combination virtual meeting, link below. The meeting will be streamed at the time the meeting is posted to start. The meeting link will not work until the meeting is in progress.

Meeting Information and Documents:

Additional Details

AGENDA

 REVISED AGENDA

Monday, April 12, 2021

7:30 AM

Combination Virtual Meeting

I. Public Health Order

A. Due to the Public Health Order, this meeting will be a combination meeting with board members and limited staff in attendance at the John Milne Community Board Room and a live virtual meeting for presenters.

Community members may participate in the work of the Board of Education by watching the live stream of this meeting and all upcoming board meetings by clicking on the "Live Meeting Stream" button on the main board page at www.aps.edu; emailing input, comments and questions to board members at boarded@aps.edu; or calling board members at 505.880.3729.

II. Call to Order

A. Roll Call

III. Adoption of the April 12, 2021, Special Board of Education Meeting (Discussion/Action)

IV. Special Issues

A. Consideration of Approval of Design Development for the Jackson Middle School Classroom Block (Discussion/Action)

Dr. Gabriella Durán Blakey, Interim Chief Operations Officer, and Karen Alarid, Executive Director, Capital Construction

B. Consideration of Approval of Design Development for the Replacement of School Buildings at Sandia Base Elementary School (Discussion/Action)

Dr. Gabriella Durán Blakey, Interim Chief Operations Officer, and Karen Alarid, Executive Director, Capital Construction

C. Consideration of Approval of Design Development for the APS Main Student Transportation Facility (Discussion/Action)

Dr. Gabriella Durán-Blakey, Interim Chief Operations Officer, and Karen Alarid, Executive Director, Capital Construction

D. Consideration of Approval of Design Development for the APS Student Transportation School Bus Depot West (Discussion/Action)

Dr. Gabriella Durán-Blakey, Interim Chief Operations Officer, and Karen Alarid, Executive Director, Capital Construction

E. Consideration for Approval of Documents from the Broadband Deficiencies Correction Program (BDCP) of the New Mexico Public Schools Facilities Authority (PSFA) Required for APS to Receive the State Funds for E-Rate Funded Category 2 Wireless Expansion Phase VI Project (Discussion/Action)

Dr. Richard Bowman, Chief Information and Strategy Officer, and Lucas Gutierrez, Interim Executive Director, Information Technology

F. Consideration for Approval of the Superintendent’s Contract (Discussion/Action)

V. Announcement of Upcoming Board Meetings

A. The next Board of Education meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.  The meeting link may be accessed through the www.aps.edu website.

B. The next Special Board of Education meeting will be held on Monday, April 26, 2021, at 7:30 a.m.  The meeting link may be accessed through the www.aps.edu website.

VI. Adjournment

Accessibility and Accommodations

If you are an individual with a disability 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 hearing or meeting, please contact the Board of Education Office at (505) 880-3729 at least one week prior to the meeting or as soon as can be provided in various accessible formats. Please contact the Board Services Specialist of the Board of Education if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.