SFCC Special Governing Board Meeting

Monday, March 30, 2020

2:00 p.m. –5:00 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 Sullivan


Welcome from the Chair

Chair Sullivan


Adoption of Agenda

Chair Sullivan


Public Comments—written comments received within 24 hours of the meeting will be read into the record

Chair Sullivan


Presidents Update


·         Coronavirus (COVID 19) Response

Dr. Rowley


Action Items - Non Consent


a.    Approval of Engineering Machining Technologies, AAS



Chair Sullivan


Ms. Lynch




Board Reports, Discussion, Other Business:

Chair Sullivan


Announcement of next Board Meeting(s):

Regular Board Meeting, April 22, 2020

Chair Sullivan


Closed Session: For the purpose of discussion regarding strategy preliminary to collective bargaining negotiations as provided under NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(5).

Chair Sullivan



Chair Sullivan

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


Because of the current public health emergency and the current campus closure, this Special Meeting will not be held in person. Board meetings are open to the public.  The public may attend this Special Meeting by logging on to YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ts9EQlmYyY and watching our live stream.



Public Comments


§   Written public comments may be submitted to Audrey Lucero at audrey.lucero@sfcc.edu at least 24 hours before the meeting.  Public comments will be read out loud during the meeting.               




Public Comment presentations are made for informational purposes only.  If the board feels the matter warrants further attention, it can be place 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.



Notes:  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.