TCC Board of Trustees to Meet Feb. 20

FORT WORTH, Texas (Feb. 14, 2014) 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 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, 2014, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Board Budget Workshop I
  3. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
  4. Presentation on Student Access and Success and Administrative Programs and Projects
    1. Northwest Campus: “College Credit for Heroes”
    2. Hiring and Building Designation Process Improvements
  5. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the meetings:
      1. January 16, 2014
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of Delegation for Chancellor to Approve and Sign Electrical Energy Contracts for 2018-2020
  7. Consideration and Approval of Items removed from Consent Agenda
  8. Committee Reports
    1. Audit & Finance Committee
    2. Governance Committee
    3. Institutional Planning Committee
    4. 50th Anniversary
  9. Consideration and Approval on Committee Recommendations
  10. Consideration and Approval of Final Deductive Change Order with V&P Struhs Joint Venture for Trinity River Campus (TREC) Skyway Glass Replacement Amount: $78,679.00 (CREDIT)
  11. Consideration and Approval of Job Order Contracting General Contractor (JOC-GC) Agreement with Struhs Commercial Construction to Install Fencing at the TCC Opportunity Center and Ramey Place Neighborhood Amount: $497, 908.37 (Not to Exceed)
  12. Consideration and Approval of The Interlocal Purchasing Systems (TIPS) Cooperative Agreement with Texas Air Systems to Provide Chillers for Northwest and Southeast Campuses Amount: $730,097.00 (Not to Exceed)
  13. Consideration and Approval of Agreement with Texas A&M University Engineering Experiment Station to Perform Phase II-A Continuous Commissioning Services at Trinity River Campus Amount: $360,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  14. Consideration and Approval of Alternate Data Center for Disaster Recovery Agreement with AT&T Data Center Operations Group Amount: $316,260.00 (36 months)
  15. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  16. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities:
      1. January 17, -Remarks- Judith J. Carrier Library Dedication, Southeast Campus
      2. January 21, Meeting with TCC Foundation Feasibility Study Report, Northeast Campus
      3. January 22, Texas Education Agency Accountability Policy Advisory Committee Meeting, Austin
      4. January 22, 2014 Mirabeau B. Lamar Award Luncheon, Headliners Club, Austin
      5. January 22, Texas Association of Community Colleges Quarterly Meeting, Austin
      6. January 23, Texas Higher Education Board Quarterly Meeting, Austin
      7. January 24, Meeting with Walter Dansby, Superintendent-Fort Worth ISD
      8. January 24, Conference call with Achieving the Dream Senior Vice
      9. President Carol Lincoln regarding the Leah Meyer Austin Award
      10. January 27, Retirement Reception for Wright Lassiter, Chancellor- Dallas County Community College District, Hall of State, Dallas Fair Park
      11. January 29, Meeting with JP Morgan Chase National Foundation Executives, Todd Ritterbusch, Bruce McNamer, Chauncy Lennon and Mark Ridgon and a tour of TREC
      12. January 30, Meeting with Walter Rainwater and Jeremy Smith, Rainwater Charitable Trust
      13. January 31, Luncheon with Richard Fisher, President Dallas Federal Reserve
      14. February 3, Fort Worth Executive Roundtable, City Club
      15. February 4, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Formula Funding Committee Recommendation Meeting with Commissioner Raymond Paredes, Austin
      16. February 5, -Speaker- Leadership TCC Institute Luncheon, Trinity River Campus
      17. February 6, Meeting with Andy Hollinger/ Salary & Benefits Discussion, May Owen Center
      18. February 6, Meeting with Campus Presidents/ C&I Discussion, May Owen Center
      19. February 6, Conference call with Radio Shack CEO, Joe Magnacca
      20. February 7, -Presenter- Texas Alliance of Black School Educators (TABSE) Annual State Conference, Grapevine
      21. February 10-13, Association of Community College Trustees National Legislative Summit, Washington DC
      22. February 13, -Presenter- Thursday Morning Breakfast Group, City Club
      23. February 13, State of the City Luncheon, Fort Worth Convention Center
      24. February 15, TCC Foundation Board of Directors Retreat, TCC Opportunity Center
      25. February 17, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 21st Century Symposium, Austin
      26. February 19, -Speaker- Tarrant Area Private Foundation Luncheon, Fort Worth Club
      27. February 20, -Remarks- Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education (TACHE) Conference, Sheraton Fort Worth
  17. Board President’s Report
    1. Texas Appraisal District (TAD) Election Results
  18. 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.
  19. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
  20. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting: March 20, 2014


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Posted 6:29 p.m. Friday, February 14, 2014

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