Governing Board Meeting Agenda March 27, 2019

SFCC Regular Governing Board Meeting
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 
5:30 p.m. -9:00 p.m.
Santa Fe Community College
Governing Board Room #223
6401 Richards Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87508 









Determination of Quorum and Call to Order

Chair Siegle



Welcome from the Chair

Chair Siegle



Adoption of Agenda

Chair Siegle



Public Comments

Chair Siegle

Tab A


President's Report, Awards and Presentations

Employee of the Month

 • Pass It ForwardEva Martinez (Adult Ed) nominated by Ann Trabaudo 
(Finance & Admin Services)

WOW GramMonique McKay (Dual Credit Office) nominated by
Susan Weaver (Student Employment Office)

• Interim President's Report


• Enrollment Report - Spring 2019

• SFCC Foundation FY2018/2019 Six Month Report

• Kids Campus Update Report                        


Dr. Cervantes 





Dr. Cervantes

Ms. Peters

Ms. Boldt

Ms. Rosen-Hatcher 


Tab B


• Faculty Senate Report

• Staff Senate Report

• Student Government Report 

Chair Siegle

Tab C



Approval of Consent Agenda               

• Minutes:

• Work Session of February 25, 2019

• Regular Meeting of February 25, 2019                      


• Matters Related to SFCC Policy 


Second/Final Readings-Approval:

None Presented         

Chair Siegle 




Chair Siegle



Tab D


Action on Items Removed from Consent Agenda for Discussion

Chair Siegle

Tab E IX.

Action Items - Non-Consent

a. Appointment of President

b. Approval of Financial Report (February 2019)

c. Approval of Legal Agreement Extension for LMRB Legal Services

d. Approval of Mail Room Equipment, Supplies and Maintenance Lease
Part 1Part 2


Chair Siegle

Chair Siegle

Mr. Telles

Mr. Telles

Mr. Telles


Tab F


Information Items: (written reports):
a. Purchases over $100,000 (less than $150,000): None to report

Written Reports

Tab G


Matters Related to SFCC Policy:

First Reading:

None Presented


Chair Siegle

Tab H


Board Reports, Discussion, Other Business

• Presidential Search Process Update

Chair Siegle
Chair Siegle/
Member Romero                               

Tab I


Announcement of next Board Meeting(s):


Budget Session & Budget Training, April 26, 2019 
Regular Board Meeting, April 29, 2019


Chair Siegle                                       

Tab J


Closed Session:

(1)  for purposes of discussion regarding the hiring of the college president, as permitted under the Limited Personnel Exception, NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(2); and (2) for purposes of discussion of bargaining strategy preliminary to collective bargaining negotiations, as provided under NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(5). 

Chair Siegle   




Chair Siegle                 

*The Governing Board reserves the right to take action on any item on the agenda.


*Public Comments

  • This is an open forum for those persons who wish to offer brief comments to the board and who have signed up to do so on the night of the meeting. Presentations are limited to five minutes. Groups of persons who wish to address the board on the same topic should delegate a single spokesperson to make their presentation.
  • During the Public Comments section of the agenda, any member of the public may request to address the board in open meeting on a matter of public interest. This includes college employees when speaking as members of the public.
  • Public Comment presentations are made for informational purposes only. If the board feels the matter warrants further attention, it can be placed on the agenda for a subsequent meeting.

** Closed Sessions

The “Open Meetings Act” NMSA 1978, section 10-15-1-H and I, authorizes the governing board to retire to closed session for discussion of : limited personnel matters Section 10-15-1-H(2); bargaining strategy preliminary to collective bargaining; purchases exceeding $2500 (10-15-1(H)(6) NMSA 1978; pending or threatened litigation (10-15-1(H)(7) NMSA 1978); and/or real property or water rights, acquisition/disposition provided (10-15-1-(H)(8): (a) motion to close is made in open meeting and approved by a majority roll-call vote; (b) the authority to close and the subject for discussion are stated with reasonable specificity in the motion; and (c) when board returns from closed session, board chair announces that no matters were discussed in closed session except those specified in the motion for closure.


Items do not have to be taken in the order shown on the agenda. In the event that a quorum consisting of three members of the governing board is not present, but at least two members are present, those members in attendance shall constitute an ad hoc Standing Committee of the board and shall meet as the same under this notice to consider items on this agenda for all purposes, including recommendations to a duly constituted quorum of the board but excluding any action, decision, or vote that must be taken by a quorum of members of the governing board.

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