Agenda for Feb. 4 Museum board meeting


February 4, 2020
State Records Center, Archives and State Library Building, Commission Rm
1209 Camino Carlos Rey, Santa Fe, NM
1:00 PM


The Mission of the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum Board is to provide direction, advice, and support to the Director of the Museum in the maintenance and operation of the Museum and all of its activities.

1. Quorum/Call to Order/Introductions – Mayberry
2. Action: Approval of February 4, 2020 Agenda – Board
3. Action: Approval of Minutes from November 22, 2019 Meeting – Board
4. Chairman’s Report – Mayberry
5. DCA Secretary’s Comments – Debra Garcia y Griego or Designee
6. Museum Director’s Report – Santiago
a) Finance/Budget
b) Action: Approval of Items Accepted for Museum Collections – Board
c) Report on Museum initiatives for 2020 Legislative session
d) Update on Alternate Revenue Sources
e) Status of current/upcoming capital projects
f) Update on New Exhibits for Agricultural Families
7. Friends of NMFRHM Report – Pres. Bob Barnes or Friends Representative
8. Old Business – Board
a) Update on Lands Adjacent to Museum
b) Update on Situation Regarding Appointments and Terms of Board Members
c) Update on Outreach Efforts to NM Agricultural Community
9. New Business – Board
a) Discussion of Open Meetings Resolution
b) Action: Approval of Open Meetings Resolution of the Board of the NMF&RH Museum
c) Discussion on Request For Proposal (RFP) for Gift Shop Concessionaire
d) Action: Appointment of committee members to oversee RFP
10. Open Forum/Public Comment to the Board – Visitors
11. Discussion of Next Meeting Date – Board
12. Adjournment – Board

• Except for emergency matters, the Board cannot take action on new business that is not on the posted agenda. New business requiring action will be added to the agenda for the next meeting of the Board.

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 in order to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, please contact Craig Massey at (575) 522-4100 at least one week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible formats. Please contact Craig Massey (575) 522-4100 if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.

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