TMS Board Meeting
23 Sep
12:00 AM

TMS Board Meeting














Notice is hereby given that the Taos Municipal Schools Board of Education will hold a Regular Board Meeting on

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 6 PM Via Zoom-Taos, NM 87571



Topic: Regular Board Meeting September 23, 2020

Time: Sep 23, 2020 06:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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                                                                        All Items on the agenda are subject to action

A.   Call to order

B.   Roll Call

C.   Approval of the Agenda

D.   Student Report

E.   Presentations

a)  Re-Opening Recommendation Committee Presentation (Approval)-CJ Grace

b)  NMDASH Presentation-Melissa Sandoval

                  c) Tempo Presentation (Maintenance)-Ray Vallejos


Public Comments** Any interested person may submit data, views, or arguments in writing to the Board on any school related topic. An individual or representative wishing to give public comment shall register prior to participating in public comment. Additionally, when registering for public comment, the speaker shall be required to identify the subject matter of their proposed comment when they register. Speakers are allotted three minutes, or an amount otherwise designated by the Board President at the beginning of the meeting. The Board President in his/her sole discretion may shorten/lengthen the comment period time to ensure that the meeting is efficiently and promptly conducted. All speakers are strongly encouraged to abide by all time-limitations, to avoid personal attacks, to utilize all administrative avenues for complaint resolution before bringing Issues to the board, and to avoid identifying students or staff in comments, and to present all comments professionally and respectfully. *Persons requiring special assistance or services, such as a sign language interpreter, should call (575) 758-5202 at least three days before the meeting.


F.   District Update

a)   Administrator Reports

b)   Superintendent Report

c)   TMS Emergency Plan 2020-2021


G.   Finance Office -Brenda Halder

                  1. BAR’s-Budget Adjustment Requests

                  a) 076-000-2021-0010-I               GOB Library                                 Increase                       $475.00

b) 076-000-2021-0011-I               Special Capital Outlay (State)      Increase                       $176,024

c) 076-000-2021-0013-IB             Indigenous Education                   Initial Budget                   $150,000

d) 076-000-2021-0014-M             Operational                                   Maintenance                   $76,000


H.   New Business

a)  Discussion and possible approval of a Resolution of the Taos Municipal School Board authorizing a subcommittee of the Board to develop bylaws for a Board Policy Review Committee-Pascualito Maestas

b) New Mexico Department of Transportation Agreement for Parking Lot (Approval)-Robert Valencia


I.     Consent Agenda

1.  Contracts/MOU’s

a)  Contracted Services CES (Professional development)-Melissa Sandoval


2.  Minutes

a)  Approval of Minutes for September 9, 2020-Regular Board Meeting Via Zoom


J.    Executive Session Pursuant to Section 10-15-1 H (4) NMSA 1978

a)  Superintendent’s Formative Evaluation






K.   Upcoming meetings & Agenda Items

1.  Future Topics

a)  Regular Board Meeting October 14, 2020-Via Zoom @6:00 pm

b)  Sharp Presentation-October 14, 2020

c)  TMS Remote Model Update (Canvas Platform)-October 28, 2020


L.   Adjournment

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