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 May 15, 2019
    Region 9 Coordinating Council

    Open Meetings Act Resolution to Determine Reasonable Notice

    Whereas, the Region 9 Coordinating Council (“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, are declared 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 shall be 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. All eleven (11) meetings will be 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.
    2. Regular meetings, unless otherwise specified, shall be as follows:
      • July 17, 2019
      • August 21, 2019
      • September 18, 2019
      • October 16, 2019
      • November 20, 2019
      • December 11, 2019
      • January 22, 2020
      • February 19, 2020
      • March 18, 2020
      • April 15, 2020
      • May 20, 2020
      Notice requirements for these meetings shall be met if a list of regular meeting dates for July 2019 through June 2020 and this resolution is posted on the council’s website at www.rec9nm.org/Coordinating_Council. This resolution will be emailed 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. We will give notice of regular meetings or committee meetings, not specified in paragraph two above, ten (10) days in advance of the meeting date. For the purpose of these meetings, notice requirements are met if notice of the date, time, place and the agenda, or information on how a copy of the agenda may be obtained, is posted on the council’s website at www.rec9nm.org/Coordinating_Council. 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 least seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting.
    4. We will give notice of special meetings three (3) days in advance of the meeting date. For purposes of special meetings, notice requirements are met if notice of the date, time, place, and agenda for the meeting, or information on how a copy of the agenda may be obtained, is posted on the council’s website at www.rec9nm.org/Coordinating_Council. 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, notice requirements are met if notice of the date, time, place, and agenda for the meeting, is posted on the front door of Region 9 Education Cooperative, 143 El Paso Rd., Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345. If possible, we will post the notice, including the agenda, on the council’s website at www.rec9nm.org/Coordinating_Council and will email it 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 (1) week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be in various accessible formats. Please contact Teresa Barnett at (575) 257.2368 if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.”

    Passed by the Region 9 Coordinating Council this 15th day of May, 2019.

    Chairman, Travis Lightfoot
    Co-Chair, Brenda Vigil
    Member, Todd Lindsay
    Member, Patti Nesbitt
    Member, Marvin Martin
    Member, Tana Daugherty
    Member, Dr. George Bickert