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

FORT WORTH, Texas (Nov. 9, 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, November 15, 2012, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
  3. AT&T Check Presentation
  4. Presentation on Student Access and Success and Administrative Programs and Projects
    1. Southeast Campus Seamless Pathway: “Transitioning from High School to College” Institute
    2. Diversity Assessment & Strategic Plan
    3. Achieving the Dream Update
  5. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the meeting of October 18, 2012
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of the Reappointment of Mr. Mark McClendon to the City of Grand Prairie Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones (TIF) Number Two Board of Directors
    2. Consideration and Approval of the Reappointment of Mr. Mark McClendon to the City of Benbrook Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIF) Number One Board of Directors
    3. Consideration and Approval of the Reappointment of Mr. Mark McClendon the City of Euless Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIF) Number Three Board of Directors
    4. Consideration and Approval of the Reappointment of Mr. Mark McClendon the City of Keller Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIF) Number One Board of Directors
    5. Consideration and Approval of Recommendation on Tuition for Continuing Education Classes
    6. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Revisions to TCCD Policy Manual Update 27 with Staff Recommendations
  7. Consideration and Approval on Items removed from Consent Agenda
  8. Committee Reports
    1. Audit & Finance Committee
    2. Governance Committee
    3. Institutional Plan Committee
  9. Consideration and Approval on Committee Recommendations
    1. Receipt of Annual Audit Report
  10. Consideration and Approval of Request from TTI, Inc. Application for Free Trade Zone Designation
  11. Consideration and Approval of Interlocal Agreement with City of Fort Worth to Purchase Unleaded Diesel Fuel from Martin Eagle Oil Amount: $296,000.00 (NOT TO EXCEED)
  12. Consideration and Approval of Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Pool Service Authorization Agreement with Quorum Architects for Architectural and Engineering Services for Renovation of the Northwest Campus Bookstore Amount: $103,129.00
  13. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Sewell Advisory Services (SAS) for Financial Construction Consultant Services for Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Projects Amount: $491,400.00 (NOT TO EXCEED)
  14. Consideration and Approval of Job Order Contracting-General Contractor (JOC-GC) Agreement with Struhs Commercial Construction for Northwest Campus Central Utility Plant Building Expansion Amount: $448,602.00
  15. Consideration and Approval of Texas Multiple Awards Schedule (TXMAS) Cooperative Agreement with Schneider Electric to Supply Electrical Distribution Equipment for the Northwest Campus Central Utility Plant Building Expansion Amount: $192,526.00
  16. Consideration and Approval of Job Order Contracting Trades (JOC-TRADES) Agreement with Texas Refrigeration for Reconfiguration of the Heating and Cooling Pumping Systems for the Northwest Campus Communication Arts Building (NCAB) Amount: $121,089.15
  17. Consideration and Approval Blanket Purchase Order (BPO) with AT&T for Inter-Campus Connectivity and Local Phone Service Amount: $500,000.00
  18. Consideration and Approval of Blanket Purchase Order (BPO) with Department of Information Services for Long Distance and Internet Services Amount: $145,000.00
  19. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Ex Libris to Purchase Alma Software for access to TCC Library Holdings Amount: $192,096.00
  20. Consideration and Approval of Annual Renewal Agreement for McAfee Protection Software Amount: $118,431.45
  21. Consideration and Approval of Master Agreement with Warren Douglas Creative Brand Marketing to Develop and Implement TCCD Marketing/Branding Campaign Amount: $126,000.00
  22. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Agreement with Flair Data Systems to Purchase 700 Cisco Telephones, Software Licensing and Voice Mail Licensing to Replace phone equipment on South Campus Amount: $397,040.00
  23. Report on Annual Renewal of Insurance Coverage
  24. Report on Requirement for Completion of Board Member Training as required by Government Code Sec. 61.084
  25. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  26. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities:
      1. October 17, Collin College Higher Education Center Tour, McKinney, TX
      2. October 19, Testimony before the House of Representatives Higher Education Committee, Austin, TX
      3. October 24, Texas Association Community Colleges (TACC) Meeting, Austin, TX
      4. October 25, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Meeting, Austin, TX
      5. October 26-28, American Association of Community Colleges President’s Round Table, Phoenix, AZ
      6. October 29, -Mistress of Ceremony- Community Food Bank Event, Trinity River Campus
      7. October 30, Achieving the Dream, Trinity River Campus
      8. October 31, Business/Education Luncheon Forum hosted by The Committee for Economic Development, (Washington, DC), City Club of Fort Worth
      9. October 31, Achieving the Dream, Trinity River Campus
      10. November 1, Friends of DFW Luncheon and State of the Airport Address, Hyatt regency, DFW
      11. November 1, -Speaker- University of North Texas Regional Symposium on College Completion, Trinity River Campus
      12. November 2, -Speaker- Student Success Retreat, Trinity River Campus
      13. November 5, Fort Worth Executive Roundtable, City Club
      14. November 6, Emerging Leaders Lunch, Joe T Garcia’s
      15. November 7, Weir SPM $282,116.00 Check Signing to Provide Technical Training for Weir employees, Tarrant County Opportunity Center
      16. November 7, 2nd Annual State of the County Address with County Judge Glen Whitley, Worthington Renaissance Hotel
      17. November 7, Acceptance Ceremony of Lear Jet donation from Air Center Helicopters, Inc., TCC Aviation Building, Meachum
      18. November 8, Tarrant County Legislative Reception, Trinity River Campus
      19. November 9, Northeast Campus Enrollment Services Visit
      20. November 9, 7th Annual Ariel Hunter Chriss African American Professionals Conference, South Campus
      21. November 12, Representative Diane Patrick’s 6th Annual Educational Policy Summit, The University of Texas at Arlington
      22. November 14, Host Reporters from the Chronicle of Higher Education
      23. November 14, DFW Education Committee Meeting, Fort Worth
      24. November 14, Achieving the Dream Meeting, Northeast Campus
  27. Board President’s Report
    1. Trustee Office Space
  28. Closed Meeting:
    1. Deliberation Real Property, Section 551.072, Texas Government Code. The Real Property discussion will address the purchase, improvement, exchange, lease or value of Real Estate to include recommendations from the Institutional Plan (Facilities and Academics Plan).
    2. Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code. The deliberation will include a discussion on the Chancellor’s Contract Renewal.
    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. The deliberation will include any Pending/ Contemplated Litigation
  29. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
  30. Adjournment and Announcement of next meeting: January 17, 2013

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Posted 7:05 p.m. Friday, November 9, 2012

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