SFCC Special Governing Board Meeting

Friday, May 8, 2020

2:00 p.m. –6:00 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

Chair Sullivan


Closed Session: for the purpose of discussion of bargaining strategy preliminary to collective bargaining negotiations between the policymaking body and a bargaining unit representing the employees of that policymaking body, pursuant to NMSA 1978, 10-15-1(H)(5):  Discussion of bargaining strategy preliminary to collective bargaining negotiations; and for the purpose of discussion of limited personnel matters, pursuant to NMSA 1978, 10-15-1(H)(2):  Discussion of the possible elimination of certain positions or programs.


Chair Sullivan















Approval of Consent Agenda

·         Minutes:

o    Work Session of February 26, 2020

o    Regular Meeting of February 26, 2020

o    Special Meeting of March 30, 2020

o    Work Session of April 22, 2020

Chair Sullivan


Action Items - Non Consent

a.    Approval of Financials (February/March 2020)

b.    Approval of Budget Adjustment Request #1 for FY 2020

c.    Approval of FY 2021 Compensation Schedule

d.    Approval of Tuition and Fees Fiscal Year 2021

e.    Approval of FY 2021 Operating Budget

f.     Approval of State of New Mexico Audit Contract- Contract No. P032-19

g.    Declaration of Bona Fide Financial Emergency (Policy 4-40)

h.    Approval of Welding Lab Renovations and Upgrades Project to be submitted to NMHED

i.     Approval of Welding Lab Renovations Design Build Contract

(Part 1 of 2)  - (Part 2 of 2)

j.     Approval of SFCC Main Power Distribution Project Contract with HEI, Inc.

k.    Approval of AAS in Massage Therapy Degree Program

Chair Sullivan

Mr. Telles/Ms. Tilley







Dr. Rowley

Mr. Telles/ Mr. Mignardot







Dean Landen


Board Reports, Discussion, Other Business:


·         Reopening the SFCC Campus


Chair Sullivan



Announcement of next Board Meeting(s):

Regular Board Meeting, May 27, 2020

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://youtu.be/_hH-m9AhMnM

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 (up to three minutes) 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.