TCC Board of Trustees to Meet March 8 at 6 p.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (Mar. 2, 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, March 8, 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
  4. Southeast Campus, “Caring Behaviors Project
  5. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
  6. Approval of  Minutes of the meeting of February 16, 2012
  7. Consent Agenda
  8. a.       Consideration and Approval on Job Order Contracting (JOC) Agreement for Imperial Construction for May Owen Center Restroom Upgrades and Repairs Amount: NOT TO EXCEED $503,223.00
  9. Consideration and Approval Job Order Contracting (JOC) Agreement for Phillips/May Construction for Renovation of the Trinity River Campus East Ford 3rd Floor Amount: $502,000.00
  10. Consideration and Approval on Finalization and Execution of a TXMAS Cooperative Purchasing Agreement with Business Interiors for Furniture for the Renovation of the Trinity River Campus East Fork 3rd Floor Amount: $213,107.57
  11. d.      Consideration and Approval on Cooperative Purchasing Agreement with Enviromatic Systems, Inc. for Replacement of the Building Automation System of the May Owen Center Amount: $185,608.00


  1. Consideration and Action on Items removed from Consent Agenda


  1. Committee Reports
  2.  Audit & Finance Committee
  3. Governance Committee


  1. Consideration and Action on Committee Recommendations

a. Letter of Support for Replacement on ACCT Member Communications and Education Committee


  1. Consideration and Action on Cooperative Purchasing Agreement with Entech for Digital Marquee Signs for South, Northeast, and Southeast Campuses Amount: $197,604.40


  1. Tax Collection Process Briefing


  1. Monthly Financial Report
  2. Financial Summary Update
  3. Review of Income and Expenditures
  4. Review of Investment Portfolio


  1. Chancellor’s Report
  2. New Staff Members Introductions
  3. Campus Accolades
  4. Recent Activities:
  5.  February 16, Skills Development Fund Grant Check Presentation, Tarrant County College Opportunity Center (TCCOC)
  6. February 17, –Speaker-Business Services Staff Development/E-Text Program, May Owen Center
  7. February 17, Emerging Leaders Lunch, Joe T. Garcia, Fort Worth
  8. February 20, TCC/Crowley Independent School District Tour, Crowley ISD, Bill R Johnson CTE Center
  9. February 20, –Speaker-Veteran’s Wall of Honor Ribbon Cutting, Southeast Campus
  10. February 21, Texas Higher Education Committee Hearing, Austin
  11. February 23, Uplift Education Meeting, South Campus
  12. February 23, Mayor’s State of the City Address, Fort Worth Convention Center
  13. February 23, Emerging Leaders Workshop, Trinity River Campus
  14. February 24, –Speaker-Tarrant County Chapter of Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education (TABPHE) Mentoring Summit and Awards Luncheon, Southeast Campus
  15. February 24, Achieving the Dream Core Team Meeting, Trinity River Campus
  16. February 25, Emerging Leaders Workshop, Trinity River Campus
  17. February 28-March 2, Achieving the Dream 2012 Strategy Institute, Dallas
  18. March 3-4, Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education (TABPHE) Annual Conference, Dallas
  19. March 6, Trinity River East Campus Tour with Reliant Charitable Foundation
  20. March 6, –Speaker-Federal Correctional Institute Black History Month, Seagoville, Texas

xvii. March 7, Health Industry Council Reception honoring Nancy Williams, Las Colinas Country Club, Irving


  1. Board President’s Report

a. Veteran’s Wall of Honor Southeast Campus

b. Achieving the Dream Update Annual Meeting on Student Success


  1. Closed Meeting:
  • Deliberation Real Property, Section 551.072, Texas Government Code. The Real Property discussion will address the purchase, exchange, lease or value of Real Estate.
  • Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code. The deliberation will include a discussion on the evaluation instrument of the Chancellor and the Board Self-Assessment.
  • 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.


  1. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items


  1. Adjournment and Announcement of next meeting: April 19, 2012 6:00 p.m. 


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Posted 4:35 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2012

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