(Deming) -- The Deming School Board is holding a public forum Thursday to solicit input on the
district's 2012-2013 budget. The board and administration will review funding and listen to public comments on budget
issues. Action will be taken. The meeting will begin at 2 p-m in the board room of the Emmett Shockley Administration Building, 400 Cody Road. The meeting is open to the public.
Also, the school board will meet in executive -- or closed -- session at 4 p-m Thursday... followed by an open meeting at 5.
Topics to be addressed during the closed session include the assignment or resignation of an employee... a tort or unemployment claim... and the disposal of the former Columbus elementary building and other properties.
The regular monthly meeting agenda includes the recognition of Deming High School student Maximilian
Contreras who was awarded the New Mexico School Boards Association 2012 Excellence for Student Achievement Award.
The board also will consider budget and handbook issues... setting the 2013 graduation date.. approving a three-year district technology plan... updating the policy pertaining to public participation at board meetings... and approving a Macho