TCC Board of Trustees to Meet Sept. 22 at 9 a.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (Sep. 14, 2012)

Supporting materials for the Board meeting will be provided below. Once the meeting has begun, streaming video of the proceedings will also be available.
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Take notice that a regular meeting and workshop of the Board of Trustees of the Tarrant County College District will be held at Trinity River Campus, Action A, 300 Trinity Campus Circle, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102, commencing at 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 22, 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 and Administrative Programs and Projects
    1. South Campus “TCC Scholars Charter School”
  4. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the meeting of August 16, 2012 and August 22, 2012
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of Construction Delivery Method for the Energy Technology Center on South Campus
      05-a-02-Additional Documents
  6. Consideration and Approval on Items removed from Consent Agenda
  7. Committee Reports
    1. Audit & Finance Committee
    2. Governance Committee
  8. Consideration and Approval on Committee Recommendations
    1. Procurement Manual
    2. Internal Audit Report/Trustee Expenses
    3. Internal Audit Plan 2012-13
  9. Consideration and Approval of Final Deductive Change Order with Chambers Engineering for Southeast Campus Left Turn Lane and Driveway Project Amount: $(50,001.18) CREDIT
    09-02-Additional Documents
  10. Consideration and Approval of Three (3) Year Contract with Tradesman International for District-Wide use of Leased Labor Amount: $4,800,000.00 (NOT TO EXCEED) Three (3) Year Contract
    10-02-Additional Documents
  11. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Big Sky Construction for Renovation of the Health Science Center (NHSC) on Northeast Campus Amount: $993,000.00
    11-02-Additional Documents
  12. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Struhs Commercial Construction for Loop 820 Driveway Improvements at Northwest Campus Amount: $839,230.00
    12-01-Additional Documents
  13. Consideration and Approval of Final Deductive Change Order with Rayco Construction for Campus Theatre, Library and Office Building (WTLO) at Northwest Campus Amount: ($38,014.09) CREDIT
    13-02-Additional Documents
  14. Consideration and Approval Continued Allocation of Funds for Cooperative Agreement with Buy Board and the Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN) for the Multi-Year Contracts with GCA Services Group for Custodial, Grounds and Maintenance Services Amount: $5,000,000.00 (NOT TO EXCEED)
    14-02-Additional Documents
  15. Consideration and Approval of Buy Board Agreement with Environmatic Systems to provide Equipment and Installation to Upgrade the Central Utility Plant to Reliable Building Automation Control System on Southeast Campus Amount: $262,579.00
    15-02-Additional Documents
  16. Consideration and Approval of The Interlocal Purchasing Systems (TIPS) Cooperative Agreement with Texas Air Systems to provide Heating Equipment and Installation at the Central Utility Plant on Southeast Campus Amount: $253,445.00
    16-02-Additional Documents
  17. Consideration and Approval of Interlocal Cooperative Agreement for Contract extension with The Texas General Land Office to provide Wholesale Pricing of Natural Gas Amount: $1,200,000.00
    17-02-Additional Documents
  18. Consideration and Approval of a One (1) Month Extension for TPG+ Parsons Program Management Services for TCCD Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Amount: $97,760.00
    18-02-Additional Documents
  19. Consideration and Approval of Six (6) Month Extension of Copier Leases and Facilities Management Contracts with Denitech Corporation Amount: $583,065.00
    19-02-Additional Documents
  20. Consideration and Approval of Annual Renewal of Ellucian (Datatel) Administrative Software Amount: $411,945.00
    20-02-Additional Docments
  21. Consideration and Approval of Annual Renewal of Blackboard Learn Licensing and Hosting Fees Amount: $339,981.20
    21-02-Additional Documents
  22. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  23. Chancellor’s Report
    23-Public Relations

    1. New Staff Members Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
      23-b-Summary of Accolades
    3. Recent Activities:
      1. August 17,-Speaker- New Faculty Orientation Luncheon, Trinity River East Campus (TREC)
      2. August 23, Chancellor’s Appreciation Breakfast, Fort Worth Convention Center
      3. August 23, Academics Day, Fort Worth Convention Center
      4. August 23, Professional Support Staff Day, Trinity River Campus
      5. August 25, Streams and Valley Family Picnic for Tilley Bridge Dedication, Trinity Park
      6. August 27, Chancellor’s Boot Camp Visit, Northwest Campus
      7. August 27, Chancellor’s Boot Camp Visit, Northeast Campus
      8. August 27, Chancellor’s Boot Camp Visit, South Campus
      9. August 28, Chancellor’s Boot Camp Visit, Southeast Campus
      10. August 28, Chancellor’s Boot Camp Visit, Trinity River Campus
      11. August 29, -Speaker- Grapevine Rotary Club, Grapevine
      12. August 30, Tarrant County Educational Facilities Board Meeting, Rivercrest Country Club
      13. September 4, Walter Dansby, Julie Wilson and Vernell Struns, Fort Worth Independent School District office (FWISD)
      14. September 5, Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber Commerce (FWMBCC) 20th Annual Women’s Business Conference and Eagle Awards Luncheon, Colonial Country Club
      15. September 5, Mayor Betsy Price and Tobi Jackson, City Hall
      16. September 7, Grambling State University Breakfast—President Frank Pogue, Sheraton Hotel and Spa
      17. September 7, -Speaker- Allen Saxe Garden Dedication, Southeast Campus
      18. September 10, Streams and Valleys Board Meeting, Botanic Garden Center
      19. September 10, Meeting with Joint Consultation Committee (JCC), May Owen Center
      20. September 11, Sheryl Neal, Fritz Schanz/Cengage Learning, and Joe McIntosh, Omni
      21. September 11, Commissioner Roy Brooks, Shannon Fletcher, May Owen Center
      22. September 12, Lunch with President’s, Dr. Gates Black and Dr. Wells, Northwest Campus
      23. September 12, -Speaker- Student Success Conference, Northwest Campus
      24. September 12, Northwest Tarrant County Elected Officials Appreciation Reception & Dinner, Joe T Garcia
      25. September 13, Roy Brooks Jazz Luncheon, Ashton Depot
      26. September 13, Steer FW Report to the Community, Mayor Betsy Price, Sheraton Hotel
      27. September 14, -Speaker- North Texas Community College Consortium (NTCCC) Fall Leadership Convocation, Colin County College
      28. September 15, Intergenerational Community Conversation, South Campus
      29. September 17, Tarleton State University Visit, Stephenville, TX
      30. September 18, Achieving the Dream, Trinity River Campus
      31. September 19, -Speaker- Northwest Tarrant Chamber, Spring Creek BBQ, Lake Worth
      32. September 19, Mayor’s Texas Star Program, Trinity River Campus
      33. September 20, North Texas Commission (NTC) Board Meeting and Annual Luncheon, Irving, TX
      34. September 20, Emerging Leaders Kickoff, Trinity River Campus
  24. Board President’s Report
    1. Chancellor’s Breakfast
    2. Grapevine Rotary Club
    3. Allan Saxe Garden Dedication
    4. Elected Officials Appreciation Reception & Dinner
    5. Tarrant County Black Bar Association Recognition Scholarship Banquet
  25. 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 to include the Radio Shack amended lease.
    • Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code. The deliberation will include a discussion on the Chancellor’s 2012-13 Performance Goals.
    • 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. The deliberation will include any Pending/ Contemplated Litigation.
  26. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
  27. Adjournment and Announcement of next meeting: October 18, 2012
  28. Boka Powell Board Workshop Presentation

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Posted 7:00 p.m. Friday, September 14, 2012
Agenda revised and updated 7:00 p.m. Monday, September 17, 2012
Document links added 3:26 p.m., Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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