TCC Board of Trustees to Meet May 13 at 4 p.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (May 9, 2011)

Supporting materials for the Board meeting will be provided on the Board Meetings Web page. Once the meeting has begun, streaming video of the proceedings will also be available.

Take notice that a meeting 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 4 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2011, to consider and act on the following Agenda:



  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
  3. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the meeting of April 21, 2011
    2. Consent Agenda (Remove items/approval/consideration of items removed)
      1. Consideration and Action on Proposed Revisions TCCD Policy Manual: FLAA (Local)
  1. Committee Reports
    1. Finance & Audit Committee
    2. Governance Committee
  1. Consideration and Action on Committee Recommendations
  2. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Review of Income and Expenditures
    2. Review of Investment Portfolio
  1. Chancellor’s Report:
    1. New Staff Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities:
      1. April 20, Tarrant County Educational Facilities Board meeting, Rivercrest Country Club
      2. April 25, Southeast Fort Worth, Inc. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Fort Worth
      3. April 26, Governor’s Commission for Women Legislative Reception, Austin
      4. April 27, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board meeting, Austin
      5. April 27, Texas Association of Community Colleges meeting, Austin
      6. April 28, Minority Leaders and Citizens Council Reception, Charles Griffin Sub-courthouse
      7. April 28, Multicultural Alliance Awards Dinner, Worthington Hotel
      8. April 29, Dental Hygiene Presentation, Northeast Campus
      9. April 29, SACS Committee Kickoff, Trinity River Campus
      10. April 30, PATHS Forward Retreat, South Campus
      11. April 30, Fort Worth Chapter Prairie View Alumni Scholarship Luncheon, Woodhaven Country Club
      12. May 2, CEO Roundtable, Trinity River Campus
      13. May 2, Fort Worth Executive Roundtable, City Club
      14. May 6, Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber Awards Gala, Hilton Hotel
      15. May 10, Speaker- North Texas Commission Webinar, Irving
      16. May 10, Speaker- United Way Blueprint for Board Service, United Way
        October 12-15, Association of Community College Trustees 42nd Annual Leadership Congress, Dallas, TX
  1. Board President’s Report
    1. Association of Community College Trustees Award Nominations
  1. Closed Meeting:
    Deliberation on Real Property, Section 551.072 Texas Government Code. The real property discussion will address the acquisition of property near property already owned by the College District.
    Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code. The deliberation will include a discussion of the separation for Dr. Ernest Thomas as President of South Campus.
    Deliberation on Pending/Contemplated Litigation, Section 551.071, Texas Government Code.
  2. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
  3. Adjournment and Announcement of next meeting: Thursday, June 16, 6:00 p.m.

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Posted 12:30 p.m. Monday, May 9, 2011

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