TCC Board of Trustees to Meet October 10 at 6 p.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (Oct. 4, 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 Thursday, October 10, 2013, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


Revised 4:30 p.m., October 7, 2013

  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. Trinity River Campus: “TCC Writes” and Dr. Mary French: Impacting Students for Life
    2. “Strategies for Success”
    3. TCC Foundation Update
  4. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the meeting of September 12, 2013
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of Chancellor’s 2013-2014 Goals
    2. Consideration and Approval of Board Renewal of Mark McClendon to City of Fort Worth Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Districts #3, #4, #6, #8. #10, #12, and #13
    3. Consideration and Approval of Board Renewal of Erma Johnson Hadley to City of Fort Worth Tax Increment Finance (TIF) District #9
  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. Discussion and Consideration of Texas Public and Private Partnership Infrastructure Act
  10. Consideration and Approval of Final Deductive Change Order with Envision General Contractors for Math Emporium Northwest Campus Academic Classroom Building (WACB)  Amount: ($34,631.55) CREDIT
  11. Consideration and Approval of  Final Deductive Change Order with Imperial Construction for Math Emporium South Campus Nursing Building (SNUR) Amount: ($55,891.00) CREDIT
  12. Consideration and Approval of Three Year Contract with Marcis and Associates to Provide Custodial Services for Tarrant County College District (TCCD)  Amount: $9,443,887.53 (Not to Exceed)
  13. Consideration and Approval of Continued Allocation of Funds for the BuyBoard Cooperative Agreement with GCA Services Group to Provide Custodial Services for  Trinity River and Trinity River East Campuses Amount: $1,195,484.29 (Not to Exceed)
  14. Consideration and Approval of Educational and Institutional (E&I) Cooperative Agreement with Tremco/Weatherproofing Technologies for Roof Replacements per District-wide Roofing Assessment  Amount: $1,351,773.74
  15. Consideration and Approval Texas Multiple Awards (TXMAS) Cooperative Agreement with ChemCal to Provide Water Treatment Chemicals and Services for Tarrant County College District (TCCD)  Amount: $156,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  16. Consideration and Approval of BuyBoard Cooperative Agreement with Environmatic Systems to Provide Equipment and Installation to Upgrade Automation Systems Northeast Campus Health and Physical Education (NHPE) Building to Reliable Building Automation Amount: $175,000.00
  17. Consideration and Approval of  Renewal of Online Tutoring Services with NCS Pearson (SmartThinking)  Amount: $150,000.00
  18. Consideration and Approval of Renewal of BlackBoard Modules Licensing and Hosting Fees Amount: $564,051.34
  19. Consideration and Approval of Renewal of McAfee Anti-Virus Protection Software from Future Com  Amount: $118,431.45
  20. Consideration and Approval of Blanket Purchase Order (BPO) for AT&T Contracted Services  Amount: $400,000.00
  21. Consideration and Approval of  Recovery Amount in the U.S. Mineral Products Company Bankruptcy Plan of Reorganization  Amount: ($160,281.00) CREDIT
  22. Consideration and Approval of Four (4) Year SkillSoft Online Course Agreement Amount: $231,786.80
  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. September 13, North Texas Commission Board of Directors Meeting, North Texas Commission
      2. September 13, North Texas Commission 42nd Annual Members Luncheon, Irving Convention Center
      3. September 13, Quality Enhancement Plan Event, Trinity River Campus
      4. September 16, Alamo Colleges Visit and Tour, May Owen Center
      5. September 17, Community and Technical Advisory Committee Meeting, Austin
      6. September 18,-Speaker-John E. Roueche Future Leaders Institute, El Centro College, Dallas
      7. September 18-20, American Association of Community Colleges 21st Century Implementation, Grand Hyatt, Washington DC
      8. September 19, White House Affordable Care Act Stakeholder Briefing, Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Washington DC
      9. September 19, –Panelist-Congressional Black Caucus, Washington Convention Center, Washington DC
      10. September 23, Emerging Leaders Liaison Lunch, May Owen Center
      11. September 24,-Welcome and Remarks-An Evening with Bill Cosby/Tarrant County College Foundation Event, Bass Hall
      12. September 25, Meeting with Commissioner Roy Brooks/Hope Laptop Program, May Owen Center
      13. September 25, Lunch with Mike Guyton and Oncor Representatives, Fort Worth Club
      14. September 26, Northwest Campus Bookstore Grand Opening, Northwest Campus Student Center
      15. September 26, Meeting and Luncheon with Dr. Antonio Flores, President-Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), May Owen Center
      16. September 26,-Welcome and Remarks-Men of Color Mentoring Program Kick-Off, Trinity River Campus
      17. September 26, Dinner with Dr. Lucie Lapovsky-Gates Foundation, Grace Restaurant
      18. September 27, Meeting with Marriott Hotels Representatives
      19. October 1, Meeting and Luncheon with Dr. Raymund Paredes, May Owen Center/Trinity River Campus
      20. October 1, Chancellor’s Emerging Leaders Kick-Off, Trinity River Campus
      21. October 2, American Cancer Society Champion Kick-Off Press Conference, Trinity River Campus
      22. October 3, SafeHaven Reception,  Moritz Dealership, Arlington
      23. October 3, SafeHaven 21st Annual Legacy of Women Awards Luncheon, Fort Worth Convention Center
      24. October 3-5, Association of Community College Trustees 44th Annual Leadership Congress, Seattle, Washington
      25. October 7, Texas Association of Community Colleges Executive Committee Meeting, Austin
      26. October 8, Table Top Exercise, Trinity River Campus-Emergency Operations Center
      27. October 8, Institutional Planning Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
      28. October 9, Women’s Policy Forum Luncheon, Colonial Country Club
  25. Board President’s Report
    1. An Evening with Bill Cosby
    2. Men of Color Mentoring Program Kick-Off Event
    3. Association of Community Colleges 44th Annual Leadership Congress
  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 Performance Appraisal and Salary Review
    3. Deliberation and discussion of the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation, 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 Next Meeting: November 21, 2013