SFCC Special Governing Board Meeting

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

1:00 –5:00 p.m.

Santa Fe Community College

Governing Board Room #223

6401 Richards Avenue

Santa Fe, NM 87508






1:00 - 1:05


Determination of Quorum and Call to Order

Chair Sullivan

1:05 - 1:10


Welcome from the Chair

Chair Sullivan

1:10 - 1:15


Adoption of Agenda

Chair Sullivan

1:15 -2:15


Closed Session: For the purpose of (a) discussion regarding strategy preliminary to collective bargaining negotiations as provided under NMSA 1978 § 10-15-1(H)(5); (b) discussion regarding pending or threatened litigation against former and current employees, current and former students, and current contracting partner as provided under NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(7), and (c) discussion regarding limited personnel matters regarding possible good-cause termination of current employees as provided under NMSA 1978 10-15-1(H)(2).

Chair Sullivan

2:15 - 4:55


Information Items:

1)   Budget Training Session

2)   FY22 Budget Work Session

3)   Discussion of new 501.c3

Chair Sullivan

Mr. Telles /Ms. Tilley


Dr. Rowley





Chair Sullivan



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/HtwV6Ct-OlM and watching our live stream.



Closed Sessions


The “Open Meetings Act” NMSA 1978, §§10-15-1-H and I, authorizes the governing board to retire to closed session for discussion of: limited personnel matters, NMSA 1978, 10-15-1-H(2); bargaining strategy preliminary to collective bargaining, NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1-H(5); purchases exceeding $2500, NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1-H(6); pending or threatened litigation, NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1-H(7); and/or the acquisition or disposition of real property or water rights, NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1-H(8)Closed session procedure: (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.