TCC Board of Trustees to Meet January 19 at 6 p.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (Jan. 13, 2012)

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, January 19, 2012, 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. South Campus, “Building Bridges to Student Success
    2. Achieving the Dream Update and Board Resolution
    3. Profile Series Video
  4. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Rescind and Amend Minutes of the meeting of November 17, 2011
    2.  Approval of Minutes of the meeting of December 14, 2011
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval on Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Pool for Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) Professional Services
    2. Consideration and Action on Job Order Contracting (JOC) Agreement with Chambers Engineering for Left Turn Lane and Drive on Southeast Campus Amount: $350,217.00
    3. Consideration and Action on Contract Award to Freese and Nichols for Architectural and Engineering Services for the New Energy Technology Center on South Campus Amount: $2,820,193.00
    4. Consideration and Action on Cooperative Purchasing Agreement with Enviromatic Systems for Automation Management Systems on South Campus Amount: $110,123.00
    5. Consideration and Approval on Proposed Policy Changes to CAM (LOCAL)
  6. Consideration and Action on Items removed from Consent Agenda
  7. Committee Reports
    1. Finance & Audit Committee
    2. Governance Committee
  8. Consideration and Action on Committee Recommendations
  9. TCC Foundation Updates
  10. Emergency Procurement Request Cooling Towers on South Campus
  11.  Consideration and Action on Recommendation to Authorize the Chancellor to enter into an Oil and Gas Mineral Lease with Vantage Energy for TCC Opportunity Center
  12. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  13. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Introductions
    2. Academics Day 2012
    3. Campus Accolades
    4. Recent Activities:
      1. November 23, Conversations with the Chancellor, Northwest Campus
      2. November 30, Achieving the Dream meeting, Trinity River Campus
      3.  December 1, Achieving the Dream meeting, Trinity River Campus
      4. December 1, Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. Annual Luncheon, Fort Worth Club
      5. December 2, Tarrant County Educational Facilities Board Meeting, Ridglea Country Club
      6. December 4-6, Southern Association Community Colleges (SACS) Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida
      7. December 7, Tarrant Regional Transportation Coalition Meeting, Intermodal Transportation Center
      8. December 9, –Speaker-South Campus Holiday Luncheon
      9. December 11, –Speaker-Mount Olive Baptist Church, Fort Worth
      10. December 12, –Speaker-Texas Association of College and University Police Administrators (TACUPA) Conference, Sheraton Hotel
      11. December 13, Northwest Campus Holiday Brunch
      12. December 13, Northeast Campus Holiday Luncheon
      13. December 14, Chancellor’s Holiday Luncheon, Trinity River Campus
      14. December 15, LEAD’s Board of Directors Meeting, Omni Hotel
      15. December 15, Trinity River Campus Holiday Party
      16. December 15, Trinity River Vision Open House
      17. December 15, Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber Commerce Holiday Celebration, Norris Conference Center
      18. December 16, Southeast Campus Holiday Fiesta
      19. December 16, –Speaker-Fort Worth Library Staff Development Day, Trinity River Campus
      20. January 9, Academics Day, Trinity River Campus
      21. January 13, Faculty Professional Development Day, Hurst Conference Center
      22. January 17, New President’s Reception for Dr. Peter Jordan, South Campus
  14. Board President’s Report
    1. Proposal to establish a Budget Review Committee at the next regular meeting of the Board of Trustees
    2. Faculty Development Day
  15. Closed Meeting:
    1. Deliberation on Real Property, Section 551.072, Texas Government Code. The Real Property discussion will address the purchase, exchange, lease or value of Real Estate.
    2. Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code. The deliberation will include a discussion on the performance and evaluation of the Chancellor.
    3. Consultation with Attorney, Section 551.071, Texas Government Code. For purposes of a private consultation with Board’s Attorney on any subjects or matters authorized by law.
  16. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
  17. Adjournment and Announcement of next meeting: Thursday, February 16, 2012 6:00 p.m.

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Posted 7:45 p.m. Friday, January 19, 2012

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