TCC Board of Trustees to Meet August 18 at 6 p.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (Aug. 12, 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 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 18, 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. Election of Board President and/or other Officers
  4. Consent Agenda (Remove items/approval/consideration of items removed)
    1. Approval of Minutes of the Meeting of June 18, 2011
    2. Consideration and Approval of TCCD Investment Broker List
    3. Consideration and Approval of Chase Bank Safekeeping Custody Agreement
    4. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Revisions to TCCD Policy Manual DJ (Local) and DK (Local)
    5. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Recommendations for Tenure and Promotion in Rank
    6. Consideration and Approval of Recommendation on Tuition for Continuing Education Classes
    7. Consideration and Approval of Real Estate and Facilities Contract Awards:
      1. Freese and Nichols on New Technology Center at South Campus
      2. CF Jordan Construction on New Parking Lot at Southeast Campus
      3. JC Commercial, Inc., on Natatorium Renovations at Northwest Campus
      4. Imperial Construction, LTD, on Construction TCC Opportunity Center
  1. Consideration and Action on Items removed from Consent Agenda
  2. Committee Reports
    1. Finance & Audit Committee
    2. Governance Committee
  1. Consideration and Action on Committee Reports
  2. Report on Changes to the Public Funds Investment Act
  3. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Changes to TCCD Investment Policy
  4. Consideration and Approval of TCCD Investment Policy
  5. Presentation on TCC Foundation Management Agreement
  6. Presentation on Redistricting/SB 100 Public Hearing
  7. Presentation on 2011-2012 Operating Budget
  8. Consideration and Approval of 2011-2012 Operating Budget
    1. Consideration and Approval of Salaries and Benefits, 2011-2012
      1. Entry Salary Schedules
      2. Employee Health Insurance Supplement
    1. Tuition Increase (beginning Spring 2012)
    2. Authority for the Chancellor to Establish Non-Credit Tuition and Fees
    3. Authority for the Chancellor to Set Individual Salaries and Sign Contracts
    4. Consideration and Approval of Tax Exemptions for Certain Disabled and Senior Citizens
    5. Setting of Tax Rates for 2011
  1. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  1. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities:
        1. June 20, Kay Granger Women’s Summit Luncheon, Ridglea Country Club, Fort Worth
        2. June 24-26, 40th Western Area Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona
        3. June 26-28, –Speaker-American Association of Community Colleges, Future Leaders Institute, Baltimore, Maryland
        4. June 30, Achieving the Dream, Northeast Campus
        5. July 13, Fort Worth Chamber Economic Impact Council Meeting, City Club, Fort Worth
        6. July 15-25, Dallas Fort Worth Australia Air Service Development Mission, Sydney, Australia
        7. July 25, –Speaker-Student Success Conference, Embassy Suites, DFW
        8. July 26,-Speaker-PATHS Forward Leadership Program, Trinity River Campus
        9. July 31-August 2, Governance Institute for Student Success, Marriott, DFW
        10. August 1, Fort Worth Executive Roundtable, City Club, Fort Worth
        11. August 3, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Formula Advisory Committee, Austin, Texas
        12. August 9, –Speaker-Alliance Aviation Education Community Roundtable, Northwest Campus
        13. August 11, North Texas LEAD 10th Anniversary Luncheon, Hyatt Regency, DFW
        14. August 11, Texas Academy of Biomedical Science meeting with UNT, UNTHSC, and FWISD
        15. August 15, Trinity River East Campus Tour with City Council Members and Water District Members
        16. August 15, Northeast Performing Arts Center Community Roundtable, Northeast Campus
        17. August 15, Trinity River East Campus Tour with Mike Guyton (ONCOR), David Parker (AT&T) and Julie Wilson (Chesapeake)
        18. August 16, Trinity River East Campus Tour with Various Local Chambers
        19. August 16, Trinity River East Campus Tour with UNTHSC
        20. August 17, Melody Johnson Luncheon, Colonial Parkway

      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 Student Success Institute
    2. Student Success Resolution
  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 on the Chancellor’s Performance Evaluation and Campus President and Vice Chancellor vacancies.
    • Deliberation on Pending/Contemplated Litigation, Section 551.071, Texas Government Code.
  1. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
  2. Adjournment and Announcement 2011-2012 Meetings Schedule


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Posted 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 12, 2011

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