Meeting Location: Online

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

6:00 P.M.


Due to the COVID-19 Health Order the meeting will be conducted through a live video conference.  You may join from the link below or by calling in:

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Call in: 346-248-7799 

Meeting ID: 892 934 6135

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  1. Call Board Meeting to Order/Welcome/Moment of Silence/Salute to Flags (English and Spanish) 6:00 PM

  2. Roll Call

  3. Approval of Agenda Contents

  4. Approval of Board Minutes

  5.  **Public Comment

  6. Superintendent’s Report, L. Hamilton

    1. Finance Committee Update

    2. Maintenance Update

    3. Cafeteria Update

    4. IT Update

    5. PES Update

    6. Special Education

    7. PMS/PHS Update

    8. Community Schools Update

  7. Discussion Items

    1. SY 21-22 Calendar with Extended School Year

    2. K5+

    3. Overview of Cooperative Purchasing

    4. Budget Planning

      1. Process

      2. Recommendations

        1. Instructional and Student Support Recommendations

        2. 1.5% Raise

        3. MS/HS outdoor physical fitness equipment

        4. Outdoor Learning Spaces

    5. Outside of Adequacy Shade Structure MS/HS

    6. Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act of the Elementary and Secondary School Relief II (ESSER II)

    7. Supplemental Preschool Grant Award and NM PreK Supply Asset Budget

      1. Early Childhood Outdoor Learning and Play Space

  8. Approval Items

    1. Calendar

    2. MS/HS outdoor physical fitness equipment

    3. Early Childhood Outdoor Learning and Play Space

    4. Outdoor Learning Space

    5. MS/HS Shade Structure

  9. Consent Agenda Items 

    1. Payroll Vouchers

    2. Payables

    3. BARs

  10. Executive Session

    1. Meet with legal counsel to discuss pending litigation as permitted under Section 10-15-1(H)(7) of the New Mexico Open Meetings Act, specifically, Burns, et. al. v. Board of Education of the Peñsaco Independent School District, Case No. Case No. D-820-CV-2020-00187

  11. Items Suggested for Future Meetings

  12. Adjournment


PREPARED BY:   Ms. Amanda Bissell, Board President

                           Ms. Lisa Hamilton, Superintendent


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**Community is encouraged to pick up a copy of the Public Comment Request Form, which is required to be filled out completely and turned in for processing prior to the board meeting.  Public Comment Request Forms are available at the reception desk at the central office and can be downloaded from the Peñasco ISD website at: