TCC Board of Trustees to Meet Feb. 21 at 5 p.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (Feb. 15, 2013)

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 Budget Workshop and Regular 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 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2013, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


All supporting documents are PDF unless otherwise noted.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
  3. Board Budget Workshop I
  4. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the meeting of January 17, 2013
  5. Presentation on Student Access and Success and Administrative Programs and Projects
    1. Trinity River Campus: TCC’s Library Technology Program: “It’s Not Your Mother’s Library”
    2. Achieving the Dream Annual Meeting
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. consideration and Approval of Proposed Policy Changes to DLA (LOCAL); DOA (LOCAL) and FDE (LOCAL)
  7. Consideration and Approval of 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. Audit & Finance
    2. Governance
    3. Institutional Planning
  10. Consideration and Approval of Resolution Identifying Election Precincts with Single Member Districts
  11. Consideration and Approval of Resolution Adopting Polling Places for Trustee Elections
  12. Consideration and Approval of Final Deductive Change Order with Basecom, Inc. for Drainage Improvements on South Campus Amount: ($39,669.01) CREDIT
  13. Consideration and Approval of Final Deductive Change Order with Phillips May Corp. for Third Floor Interior Renovation Project on Trinity River Campus East Fork Amount: ($84,884.31) CREDIT
  14. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Byrne Construction Services for Renovation of Fine Arts Building (NFAB) on Northeast Campus Amount: $1,181,939.00
  15. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Chambers Engineering for Entry on State Highway 360 Access Road on Southeast Campus Amount: $1,036,497.00
  16. Consideration and Approval of Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Professional Services Pool Authorization Agreement with Bennett Benner Pettit for Architectural Design, Construction Documents, and Construction Administration for New Parking Lot on Trinity River Campus Amount: $146,561.00
  17. Consideration and Approval of Change Order with Lassiter, Inc. for Utility Infrastructure/Central Plant and Piping Distribution Expansion on Northwest Campus Amount: $300,651.00
  18. Consideration and Approval of Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Cooperative Agreement with Flair Data Systems to Supply Cisco Fiber Based Network Hardware to Support Code Blue Phones on Trinity River Campus Amount: $138,046.00
  19. Consideration and Approval of Texas Multiple Awards Schedule (TXMAS) Cooperative Agreement with Brandt Engineering to Provide Electrical Hardware and Installation for Central Utility Plant Expansion and Reconfiguration on Northwest Campus Amount: $170,400.00
  20. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Agreement with Netsync Network Solutions to Purchase Cisco Networking Equipment for Data Transmissions, Voice and Video Services Amount: $1,041,520.16
  21. Consideration and Approval of Renewal of Districtwide Communications Network Agreement with AT&T Amount: $327,886.92
  22. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  23. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities:
      1. January 18, Leadership Fort Worth Leading Edge “Mystery Leader Lunch” Mercury Chophouse
      2. January 24,-Speaker-Senate Finance Hearing, Austin, TX
      3. January 24, Texas Higher Coordinating Board Quarterly Board Meeting, Austin, TX
      4. January 25, Executive Steering Committee, Trinity River Campus
      5. January 26, Tarrant County College Foundation Board Retreat, Northwest Campus
      6. January 28, Chancellor’s Executive Leadership Team (CELT) Retreat, Omni Hotel
      7. January 29, State of State Address, Austin, TX
      8. January 31, Chancellor’s Executive Leadership Team (CELT) Retreat, Omni Hotel
      9. January 31, Emerging Leaders Community Panel, Trinity River Campus
      10. February 1, Walmart Grand Opening, Renaissance Square
      11. February 1,-Panelist-Kids Vision Fest 2013, Trinity River Campus
      12. February 1, Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Luncheon, Omni Hotel
      13. February 1, Achieving the Dream Core Team Meeting, South Campus
      14. February 1, Flowers to Go Dedication, Sundance Square
      15. February 4, Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC) Winter Meeting and Luncheon, Austin, TX
      16. February 4, Community College Association of Texas Trustees (CCATT) and Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC) Legislative Conference, Austin, TX
      17. February 5-8, Achieving the Dream Annual Meeting, Anaheim, Florida
      18. February 11-14, Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) 2013 National Legislative Summit, Washington, DC
      19. February 14-19, Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education (TABPHE) Annual Conference, Austin, TX
      20. February 15, -Panelist-Community Colleges House Appropriations Committee Hearing, Austin, Texas
      21. February 19, -Speaker-2013 Tarrant County College Leadership Program, Trinity River East Campus
      22. February 20, Charter School Meeting with Texas State Board of Education, May Owen Center
      23. February 21, North Texas Commission Board of Directors Meeting, Las Colinas
      24. February 21, Fort Worth Chamber Membership Luncheon/Hillwood’s Mike Berry presenting, DFW Marriott Hotel
  24. Board President’s Report
    1. Achieving the Dream Update
    2. Tarrant County College Foundation Board Retreat
    3. Texas Workforce Development Update
    4. Texas Association of Community Colleges and Community College Association of Texas Trustees (TACC/CCATT) Conference
    5. Community College Day
    6. Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) 2013 National Legislative Summit
  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 recommendations from the Institutional Plan (Facilities and Academics Plan).
    • Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code.
    • 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: March 7, 2013

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Posted 6:45 p.m. Friday, February 15, 2013

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