Region 9 Education Cooperative

Coordinating Council

Notice is given that regular meetings of the Region 9 Coordinating Council will be at Region 9 Education Cooperative, 143 El Paso Rd., Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345 on the dates and times indicated in the link below.

Resolution on July, 16, 2020, Region 9 Coordinating the Region 9 Coordinating Council met in regular session at Region 9 Education Cooperative, 143 El Paso Rd., Ruidoso, NM as required by law; and whereas, Section 10-15-1(B) of the Open Meetings Act, NMSA 1978, Sections 10-15-1 to -4 1979, (as amended through 2013) states that, except as may be otherwise provided in the constitution or the provisions of the open Meetings Act, all meetings of a quorum of members of any board, council, commission, administrative adjudicatory body, or other policy-making body of any state or local public agency held for the purpose of formulating public policy, discussing public business or for the purpose of taking any action within the authority of or the delegated authority of such body, we will declare to be public meetings open to the public at all times; and whereas, any meeting subject to the Open Meetings Act at which the discussion or adoption of any proposed resolution, rule, regulation or formal action occurs we will hold only after reasonable notice to the public; and whereas, section 10-15-1(D) of the Open Meetings Act requires the Council to determine annually what constitutes reasonable notice of its public meetings. 

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the Region 9 Coordinating Council that: 

1. We will hold all eleven (12) meetings at Region 9 Education Cooperative, 143 El Paso Rd., Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345, at 9:00 a.m., or as indicated in the meeting notice. All meetings may be subject to a virtual meeting environment depending on the public health order in effect at the time. 

2. Regular meetings, unless otherwise specified, will be as follows: August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18, and December 16, 2020. Also, on January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, and June 16, 2021. Notice requirements for these meetings shall meet if a list of regular meeting dates for August 2020 through June 2021 and we will post this resolution on the council's website. We will email this resolution to those broadcast stations licensed by the Federal Communications Commission and newspapers of general circulation that have made a written request for notice of public meetings. We will post the agenda on the Council’s website at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting. 

3. Notice of Regular meetings or Committee meetings, not specified in paragraph two above, we will give ten days in advance of the meeting date. For the purpose of these meetings, we must meet notice requirements with notice of the date, time, place, and the agenda, or information on how a copy of the agenda is obtainable and is visibly posted on the council's website. We will email the notice to those Region 9 Coordinating Council to the resolution number. July 16, 2020, we will open the meetings act resolution to determine reasonable notice page two of two broadcast stations licensed by the federal communications commission and newspapers of general circulation that have made a written request for notice of public meetings. If not included in the notice, the agenda will be available on the Council’s website at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting. 

4. We will give notice of special meetings three days in advance of the meeting date. For purposes of special meetings, we will meet the requirements if notice of the date, time, place, and agenda for the meeting, or information on how a copy of the agenda may is obtainable, is visibly posted on the council's website. We will email the notice to those broadcast stations licensed by the federal communications commission and newspapers of general circulation that have made a written request for notice of public meetings. If not included in the notice, the agenda will be available on the council’s website at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting. 

5. We will give notice for all emergency meetings twenty-four (24) hours in advance of the meeting unless the threat of personal injury or property damage requires less notice. The notice for all emergency meetings shall include an agenda. For purposes of emergency meetings, we will meet notice requirements if notice of the date, time, place, and agenda for the meeting visibly posted on the front door of Region 9 Education Cooperative, 143 El Paso Rd., Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345. We will post if possible, the notice, including the agenda, on the council's website and email to those broadcast stations licensed by the federal communications commission and newspapers of general circulation that have made a written request for notice of public meetings. 

6. In addition to the information specified above, all notice shall include the following language: If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, please contact Bryan Dooley at 575-257-2368 at least one week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible. We can provide public documents, including the agenda and minutes, in various accessible formats. Please contact Teresa Barnett at 575-257-2368 if a summary or other type of accessible format is in need. 

Passed by the Region 9 Coordinating Council on July 16, 2020. Chairman, Travis Lightfoot Co-Chair:

  • Brenda Vigil Member
  • Todd Lindsay Member
  • Patti Nesbitt Member
  • Marvin Martin Member
  • Tana Daugherty Member
  • Dr. George Bickert