NMSBVI Board of Regents

Public Notices


A Regular meeting of the New Mexico School for the Blind & Visually Impaired (NMSBVI) Board of Regents will be held Thursday, September 5, 2019 .The open meeting of the Board of Regents will convene at 9:00 a.m. at the Linda Lyle Board Room #134, Alamogordo, NM at 1900 N. White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo, NM 88310.

Any individual 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 meeting should make their request at least one week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible.

The agenda and public notice are available on the NMSBVI web page at www.nmsbvi.k12.nm.us at least 72 hours prior to the published meeting date. Anyone wishing a print or braille copy of the agenda or needing any of the above accommodations may contact Kim Chavez at KimChavez@nmsbvi.k12.nm.us.

Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible formats. Please contact the Office of the Superintendent at 1-575-439-4419 if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed, or if you would like directions to the meeting location.

Click here to download a Word Document version of the Public Notice for September 5, 2019

NMSBVI Board of Regents Meeting Agendas


9:00 a.m., July 17, 2019

Agenda Agenda

I. Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance – United States of America

III. Introduction of Guests

IV. Announcements – Board Comments

V. Input
  A. Public Input
  B. Parent Input

VI. Board Activities
  A. Agenda (Action)
  B. Minutes, Regular Meeting of May 23, 2019 (Action)
  C. Superintendent’s Report

VII. Business and Finance
  A. Investment Report – April and May, 2019 (Action)
  B. Statement of Net Position – April and May, 2019 (Action)
  C. Statement of Cash Flow – April and May, 2019 ( (Action)
  D. Board Chart – April and May, 2019 (Action)
  E. Quarterly Financial Actions Report and Certification (Action)

VIII. Executive Session – May be closed pursuant to NMSA 1978 Section 10-15-1 (H)(4)(Action)
  A. Limited Personnel Issues
       1. Workman’s Compensation Claim

IX. Major Focus: Legislative Update

X. Policies & Procedures
  A. Review/Revision of NMSBVI Policy 010, Open Meetings Resolution (05/24/18) (Action)
  B. Revision of NMSBVI Policy 513, Expanded Core Curriculum (12/10/15)(Action)
  C. Revision of NMSBVI Policy 526, Special Education Procedures (5/23/19) (Action)
  D. Revision of NMSBVI Policy 530, Volunteerism (11/06/15)(Action)

X. Other Items:
  A. Personnel Report
  B. Program Updates
  C. Update on partnership with Albuquerque Public Schools
  D. GSA between NMSBVI and New Mexico Commission for the Blind (Action)
  E. Bill of Rights for All Children with Visual Impairment and their Families(Action)
  F. Strategic Plan - Belief Statements and Mission 2019 (Action)
  G. Revision to 2019-20 Staff Handbook (Action)
  H. Accountability in Government Act Performance Measure FY21 Proposed
  I. FY18-19 Final Allocation IDEA-B Fund 24106, 24109 & 24120 (Action)
  J. FY19-20 Initial Allocation IDEA-B Fund 24106, 24109 & 24120 (Action)
  K. Approval of Amended IDEA-B Application for FY19-20 (Action)
  L. Legal Services Contract – Tony Ortiz, Ortiz & Zamora, Attorneys at Law, of Santa Fe, NM (Action)
  M. Garrett Dormitory - New Construction Funding
  N. Capital Projects Update
  O. NMSBVI Foundation Report

XII. Information to the Board
  A. Board Meeting Schedule
  B. Policy 030 Public and Parent Input During Board of Regents’ Meetings
  C. Investment Policy 345
  D. Report of Revenue and Expenditures – April and May, 2019
  E. Correspondence/Newspaper Articles
  F. Supplementary Packet
       1. Activity Fund Checklist – April and May, 2019
       2. General Fund Checklist – April and May, 2019

XIII. Adjournment

The NMSBVI Board of Regents attempts to follow the order of the items as listed on the agenda. However, it should be noted that the order of specific items are tentative, and may vary from the printed agenda.

Downloadable document of July 17, 2019 Agenda

2019-2020 Board Meeting Schedule

For more information, please contact:
Kim Chavez
1900 N. White Sands Blvd.
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Phone: (575) 439-4419 Fax: (575) 439-4411
e-mail: kimchavez@nmsbvi.k12.nm.us