TCC Board of Trustees to Meet November 21 at 6 p.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (Nov. 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 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, November 21, 2013, 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: “Math Academy”
    2. Employees Care Campaign Report
    3. 2013-14 Advertising Plan
  4. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the meeting of October 10, 2013
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of the TCCD Core Curriculum
    2. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Revisions to TCCD Policy Manual Update 28 with Staff Recommendations
    3. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Policy Changes to CJ (LOCAL); DJ (LOCAL)
    4. Consideration and Approval of Board Renewal of Trustee O.K. Carter to the City of Arlington Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones #1, #4, #5, #6
  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
    1. Receipt of Annual Audit Report
    2. Tarrant County Appraisal District Nominee Selections
  9. Report on Annual Renewal of Insurance Coverage
  10. Report on Requirement for Completion of Board member training as required by Government Code Sec. 61.084
  11. Update on South Campus Energy Technology Center-Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) Selection Status
  12. Consideration and Approval of BuyBoard Cooperative Agreement with Facility Solutions Group for Bulk Purchase of Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Lighting for use District-wide Amount: $190,555.56
  13. Consideration and Approval of Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Pool Service Authorization Agreement with Bennett Benner Pettit to Provide Construction Documents and Administration Services for Trinity River Campus Trinity Building (TRTR) Math Emporium  Amount: $163,875.00 (Not to Exceed)
  14. Consideration and Approval of  Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Pool Service Authorization Agreement with Jacobs Engineering Services for Alliance Transportation and Logistics Building (OWTL) Amount: $324,878.00 (Not to Exceed)
  15. Consideration and Approval of Change Order to Contract with Steele & Freeman Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) for Construction of the Southeast Campus Early College High School Amount: $9,368,852.00 (Not to Exceed)
  16. Consideration and Approval of  Purchase of Firewall Security Devices with Solid Border Amount: $144,996.00
  17. Consideration and Approval of Surveillance Software Upgrade Purchase with Securadyne Systems Amount: $110,603.17
  18. Consideration and Approval of Cisco SMARTnet Service with Flair Data Systems Amount: $191,125.82
  19. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Microsoft Campus Agreement from Digital River Education Services, Inc. Amount: $295,910.68
  20. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Internet Connection from AT&T and Charter Communications  Amount: $145,300.80
  21. Consideration and Approval of  Texas Multiple Awards Schedule (TXMAS) Annual Districtwide Furniture Purchases with Selected Vendor/Resellers: Wilson Project Management, Business Interiors and Intelligent Interiors Amount: $3,000,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  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. October 11, Trinity River Campus Rededication, Trinity River Campus
      2. October 15, Texas Higher Coordinating Board (THECB)-Community and Technical Center Advisory Committee Meeting, Austin
      3. October 15, Salzburg Revisited Luncheon with Chuck Hopkins, TCC Opportunity Center
      4. October 19, Save the Children Walkathon, South Campus
      5. October 21, Tarrant County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation Board of Directors Meeting, City Club
      6. October 21, State Representative Diane Patrick’s 7th Annual Educational Policy Summit, University of Texas at Arlington
      7. October 23, Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC) Quarterly Meeting, Austin
      8. October 23, Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC) and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Dinner (THECB), Austin
      9. October 24, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Quarterly Meeting, Austin
      10. October 28-Welcome-Dual Credit at TCC: Perspectives on the Future Luncheon, Trinity River Campus
      11. October 29,-Speaker-HEB Rotary, First Baptist Church, Hurst
      12. October 29, Dedication Ceremony Sundance Square Radio Shack Store
      13. October 29,-Welcome-North Tarrant Infrastructure Kick-off, Trinity River Campus
      14. October 31, Mayor’s International Luncheon, Omni Hotel
      15. November 1,-Speaker-Scolastic Summit, South Campus
      16. November 1, Heart of North Texas Business Conference Luncheon, Northeast Campus
      17. November 2,-Welcome/Awards Presentation-TORO Dash, Trinity River Park
      18. November 4, –Presenter-The Kresge Foundation Student Success Institute, San Antonio
      19. November 5, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Community (THECB) and Technical College Formula Advisory Committee Meeting, Austin
      20. November 5, –Speaker-Council of Mayors Exemplary Partnerships with Workforce Development Boards, Washington, DC
      21. November 6-8, American Association of Community Colleges Board of Directors/Communications Council-Chair, Washington, DC
      22. November 6,-Panelist-American Association of Community Colleges Panel on 21st Century Initiatives, Washington, DC
      23. November 11, Partner Meeting with Arlington ISD Superintendent, Dr. Marcelo Cavazos
      24. November 12, Mary I. Gourley (MIG) Scholarship Luncheon, Trinity River Campus
      25. November 14, Meeting with Dr. Robin Ryan, Superintendent, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD
      26. November 14, Meeting with Dr. Brian May, President, San Angelo University
      27. November 14, General Motors Skills Development Fund Award Check Signing Ceremony, TCC Opportunity Center
      28. November 14, Meeting with Mr. Walter Dansby, Superintendent, Fort Worth ISD and Mr. Andy Taft, President, Downtown Fort Worth, Inc.
      29. November 14, Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. Quarterly Meeting, Sundance Square
      30. November 15, Campus Tours with TCC Board of Trustees
      31. November 16, Achieving the Dream LINKS Mentor/Mentee Afternoon Tea, Trinity River Campus
      32. November 18-21, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Reaffirmation Visit
      33. November 20, Tarrant County College Foundation Board Meeting, Trinity River East Campus
  24. Board President’s Report
    1. Mary I. Gourley (MIG) Luncheon
    2. Campus Tours
    3. Crowley Community Meeting
    4. Judith J. Carrier Resolution
  25. 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.
    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
  26. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
  27. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting: November 21, 2013


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Posted 10:45 p.m. Friday, November 15, 2013

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