TCC Board of Trustees to Meet September 15 at 6 p.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (Sep. 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 special 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, September 15, 2011, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes)
  3. Presentation on Student Access and Success
    1. Southeast Campus, Connecting Curricula to the Community
  4. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the meetings of August 18 and August 29, 2011
    2. Consent Agenda (Remove items/approval/consideration of items removed)
      1. Consideration and Approval of Recommendation to expand the pool of approved Architectural Firms
      2. Consideration and Approval of the Recommendation to expand the pool of approved Job Order Contracting (JOC) General Contractors
      3. Consideration and Approval on Appointment of Mark McClendon to Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Districts
    1. Presentation on Redistricting Plan Public Hearing/SB 100 Implications
    2. Consideration and Action on Redistricting Plan/SB 100 Implications
    3. Committee Reports
      1. Finance & Audit Committee
      2. Governance Committee
        * Report on letter of resignation from Joe Hudson
    1. Consideration and Action on Committee Reports
      1. Appointment of Finance & Audit Committee Chair
      2. Consideration and recommendation of options pursuant to Education Code 130.082 to fill vacancy by special election or by appointment by resolution or order of the board
    1. Presentation on TCCF Institutional Naming Policy
    2. 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 Introductions
      2. Campus Accolades
      3. Recent Activities:
        1. August 19, New Faculty Orientation, Northwest Campus
        2. August 22, Chancellor’s Employee Appreciation Breakfast and Professional Development Day, Arlington Convention Center
        3. August 25, Meeting with President Jake Schrum of Southwestern University
        4. August 25, Fort Worth Business Press Annual CEO of the Year Luncheon, Fort Worth Club
        5. August 25-27, 2011 Links Governance Meeting, Washington D.C. (Achieving the Dream)
        6. August 30, White House Council Winning the Future Roundtable, Freese & Nichols
        7. September 1, The President’s Council on Jobs & Competiveness Members, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
        8. September 1, Meeting with Tom McKinney, Scott Spiker, Faye Beleu with United Way, May Owen Center
        9. September 2, Northeast Campus Student Orientation Kick-off, Northeast Campus
        10. September 6, TREC Tour with Burlington Northern Santa Fe
        11. September 6, TREC Tour with Local Business Leaders
        12. September 6, TREC Tour with Healthcare and Community Leaders
        13. September 13, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Formula Advisory Committee, Austin, Texas
        14. September 14, TREC Tour with Healthcare and Chamber Executives
    1. Board President’s Report
      1. Visit with The Collegian staff
    1. Closed Meeting:
      1. Deliberation on Real Property, Section 551.072, Texas Government Code. The Real Property discussion will address the acquisition of property near property owned by the College District.
      2. Deliberation on Pending/Contemplated Litigation, Section 551.071, Texas Government Code.
    1. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
    2. Adjournment and Announcement of next meeting: Thursday, October 20, 2011 6:00 p.m.

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Posted 1:00 p.m. Monday, September 12, 2011

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