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

FORT WORTH, Texas (Aug. 16, 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 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 6 p.m. on Monday, August 19, 2013, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment.  (No presentation shall exceed three minutes) 
  3. Public Hearing on 2013-14 Proposed Budget
  4. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the meetings of June 20, 2013, July 18, 2013, July 31, 2013, and August 15, 2013
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of TCCD Investment Broker List
    2. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Recommendations for Tenure and Promotion in Rank
    3. Consideration and Approval of Inter-Local and Cooperative Agreements
  6. Consideration and Approval of Items removed from Consent Agenda
  7. Committee Reports
    1. Audit & Finance Committee
    2. Governance Committee
    3. Institutional Planning Committee
  8. Consideration and Approval on Committee Recommendations
  9. Consideration and Approval of TCCD Investment Policy
  10. Consideration and Approval of Institutional Plan (Facilities and Academics Plan)
  11. Consideration and Approval of Early College High School at Southeast Campus and Proposed Design and Construction Delivery Methods
  12. Consideration and Approval of  Contract Extension with Sewell Advisory Services for Financial Construction Consultant Services for TCC Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Projects Amount: $757,800.00 (Not to Exceed)
  13. Consideration and Approval of Contract Extension with Parsons Environment & Infrastructure for Program Management Services for TCC Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Projects  Amount: $1,084,292.00 (Not to Exceed)
  14. Consideration and Approval of Contract with 2CMD for Sidewalk Improvements at South Campus Amount: $359,747.24 (Not to Exceed)
  15. Consideration and Approval of Texas Multiple Awards Schedule (TXMAS) Cooperative Agreement with Brandt Companies for Replacement of Sump Pump System at Southeast Campus Amount: $290,604.00
  16. Consideration and Approval of Contract with VLK Architects for TCC Real Estate and Facilities Design Guidelines and Construction Standards Amount: $372,056.00 (Not to Exceed)
  17. Consideration and Approval of Contract with VLK Architects for TCC Educational Specifications and Furniture Standards Amount: $152,950.00
  18. Consideration and Approval of Contract with BOKA Powell for Implementation Phase of TCC Institutional Plan  Amount: $86,930.00 (Not to Exceed)
  19. Consideration and Approval of  Service Agreement with Oncor Electric Delivery Company for Medium Voltage Electric Service Entrance Infrastructure Improvements to Support Energy Technology Center (STEC) at South Campus Amount: $350,612.44
  20. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Adobe Enterprise License for Creative Suite Software from Journey Education Amount: $147,836.00
  21. Presentation on 2013-14 Proposed Operating Budget
  22. Consideration and Approval of 2013-14 Operating Budget
    1. Consideration and Approval of Salaries and Benefits 2013-14
      1. Salary Schedule
      2. Salary Increases
    2. Authority for the Chancellor to Set Individual Salaries and Sign Contracts
    3. Consideration and Approval of Tax Exemptions for Certain Disabled and Senior Citizens
    4. Authority for the Chancellor to Establish Non-Credit Tuition and Fees
    5. Setting of the Tax Rates for 2013
      1. Maintenance and Operations
      2. Debt Service
  23. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  24. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities:
      1. June 19, Tarrant County College Foundation Board Orientation Luncheon
      2. June 24, Meeting with Dr. Licie Lapovsky/Gates Foundation Interview
      3. June 25 The Women’s Center Luncheon, The Women’s Center
      4. June 28, University of Texas at Arlington Institute Open House, Arlington, TX
      5. June 28, Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce Annual Luncheon, Hilton Hotel
      6. July 2, Meeting with Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos
      7. July 4, Trinity River Visual Authority 6th Annual Fourth Festival and Fireworks, Trinity River
      8. July 8, Meeting with National Heritage Academies, City Club
      9. July 10-13, Texas Association of Community Colleges Summer Conference, Horseshoe Bay, TX
      10. July 15, North Texas Commission Project North Texas, Irving, TX
      11. July 25, Thursday Morning Breakfast Group, City Club
      12. July 25,-Honoree-National Forum for Black Public Administrators 10th Annual Leadership Awards, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
      13. August 1, Friends of DFW Luncheon Honoring Jeff Fegan and State of the Airport Address, Hyatt Regency DFW
      14. August 5, Chancellor’s Quarterly Excellence Awards, Trinity River Campus
      15. August 5, Achieving the Dream Executive Steering Committee, Trinity River Campus
      16. August 5, Fort Worth Executive Roundtable, City Club
      17. August 6-9, American Association of Community Colleges Board Retreat, Washington, DC
      18. August 15, Firing Range Opening Ceremony, Northwest Campus
      19. August 16,-Speaker-Math Academy Closing Ceremony, South Campus
      20. August 16, Chancellor’s Welcome Luncheon for New Faculty, Trinity River Campus
  25. Board President’s Report
  26. Closed Meeting:
    1. 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)
    2. Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code. The deliberation will include a discussion on the Chancellor’s annual evaluation and 2013-14 performance goals
    3. Deliberation and discussion of the deployment, or specific occasions for implantation, of security personnel or devices pursuant to Section 551.076, Texas Government Code.
    4. 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
  27. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
  28. Adjournment and Announcement of the 2013-14 Board of Trustees Meetings Schedule


Posted Friday, August 16, 2013, at 5:15 p.m.

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