Agenda for Nov. 17 museum board meeting

NEW MEXICO FARM & RANCH HERITAGE MUSEUM
GOVERNING BOARD
MEETING

November 17, 2017
Museum Kitchen Classroom
4100 Dripping Springs Rd, Las Cruces, NM
10:00 AM

AGENDA

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 November 17, 2017 Agenda – Board
3. Action: Approval of Minutes from August 11, 2017 Meeting – Board
4. Chairman’s Report – Mayberry
5. DCA Secretary’s Comments – Gonzales or Designee
6. Museum Director’s Report – Santiago
a) Finance/Budget
b) Update on Alternate Revenue Sources
c) Action: Approval of Items Accepted for Museum Collections – Board
d) Update on DCA Budget Issues for FY19
e) Preparation for Upcoming Legislative Session
d) Status of current/upcoming capital projects
e) Update on New Exhibits for Agricultural Families
7. Friends of NMFRHM Report – Pres. Neil Fuller 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 on Updating/Revising Museum’s Strategic Plan
b) Action: Update/Revision of Museum’s Strategic Plan
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

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