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BE Board of Education Meetings April 2020 Revision

Notice: This policy was reviewed, revised, and/or renamed. We provide this revision for historic purposes only. Please see our current policies and procedural directives.

The Board of Education shall hold regular meetings at least monthly. The Board of Education may hold special, emergency or committee meetings.  All meetings of the Board of Education shall comply with the Open Meetings Act.

Within thirty days of the annual organizational meeting, the Board of Education shall establish an annual schedule of meetings and approve the Open Meetings Resolution that shall define reasonable notice for public meetings.

A majority of all members of the Board of Education shall constitute a quorum.

Final Board of Education approval of any action item shall require an affirmative vote by the majority of the Board of Education members at a regular or special meeting. This vote may be conducted either by a roll call or a voice vote of affirmation. The Board of Education shall not conduct a vote by secret ballot.

The Board of Education may grant permission to use digital signatures.  Board members must consent to their use on an as needed basis.  Digital signatures will suffice to make board documents final and official.

Emergency circumstances may require the reduction, cancellation and/or consolidation of board and committee meetings.  During emergencies, agenda items will be limited to those considered urgent or those requiring action in order to conduct/continue district business.

Board of Education Position:

  • Policy and Instruction Committee Chair

Administrative Position:

  • Board of Education Services Office Executive Director


Legal Cross Ref.:

  • §10-15-1 NMSA 1978
  • Open Meetings Act

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

  • BD1- Board of Education Committees

  • BE1 – Board of Education Meeting Agendas

  • BE2- Rules of Order

  • BG1- Emergency Administration, Temporary Suspension of Policies and Procedural Directives

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

  • Board of Education Meetings
  • Board of Education Committees

NSBA/NEPN Classification: BE

Approved: September 3, 1984
Reviewed: January 17, 1990
Revised: February 20, 1996
Reviewed: January 1, 2001
Reviewed: April 2001
Reviewed: March 24, 2009
Revised: April 1, 2009
Reviewed: August 9, 2010
Revised: August 18, 2010
Reviewed: September 5, 2018
Revised: September 5, 2018
Reviewed: April 7, 2020
Revised: April 7, 2020

This page was last updated on: December 9, 2009.