Board of Trustees Retreat March 5 at 8:30 a.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (Mar. 1, 2011)

Once the meeting has begun, streaming video of the proceedings will be available on the Board Meetings webpage.

Take notice that a Board Retreat of the Board of Trustees of the Tarrant County College District will be held in the District Offices, 1500 Houston Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102, commencing at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2011, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


  1. Breakfast
  2. Call to Order
  3. Public Comment. No presentation shall exceed three minutes.
  4. Real Estate and Facilities
    1. College land holdings
      1. Campus Overviews
        1. Current land usage
        2. Acreage available for building
      2. Other land holdings
  1. Board discussion
  2. Potential, future projects
    1. Alliance Aviation Center
    2. Northeast Campus Performing Arts Center
  1. Board discussion
  2. Lunch
  3. Budget Building Process
    1. Budget cycle and calendar
    2. Bottom-up approach with campus community (including requests)
    3. Colleague Budget Module with monitoring feature
    4. Five Year Review of taxes and tuition
    5. Comparison with other top ten Texas community colleges
    6. Legislative outlook for 2012-14 and challenges for TCC
    7. New initiatives and associated costs
  4. Board discussion
  5. Proposed Voluntary Retirement Incentive Plan
    1. Rationale
    2. Cost to fund
    3. Return on investment
  6. Adjournment and Announcement of next meeting: Thursday, March 10, 6:00 p.m.

For requests for ADA accommodations, call 817-515-5242, 817-515-5187 (TTY), or email

Posted 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Media Contact: 817-515-5212