TCC Board of Trustees to Meet Apr. 17

FORT WORTH, Texas (Apr. 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 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2014, 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: Partnerships for Student Success:  The Generation Hope Program
    2. Board of Trustees Institute
  4. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the meetings:
      1. March 20, 2014
  5. Committee Reports
    1. Audit & Finance Committee
    2. Governance Committee
    3. Institutional Planning Committee
    4. 50th Anniversary
  6. Consideration and Approval on Committee Recommendations
  7. Consideration and Approval of Blanket Purchase Order (BPO) with Warren Douglas Advertising for Media Buys Amount: $250,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  8. Consideration and Approval of Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Pool Service Authorization Agreement with Jacobs Consultancy to Provide Commissioning Services for South Campus Energy Technology Center Amount: $185,856.00 (Not to Exceed)
  9. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Basecom Construction Services for Construction of Math Emporium at Trinity River Campus-Trinity River Building Amount: $497,770.00
  10. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Lassiter, Inc. to Install Chiller and Supporting Systems at Northwest Campus Amount: $292,647.00 (Not to Exceed)
  11. Consideration and Approval of BuyBoard Cooperative Agreement with GCA Services Group to Provide Custodial Services for Tarrant County College District Amount: $11,934,988.81 (Not to Exceed)
  12. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Ellucian to Provide 24 hour Central Help Desk Services Amount: $1,889,659.00
  13. Consideration and Approval of Agreement with Pathway Communications for Purchase and Installation of Audio Visual Classroom Equipment to Upgrade 10 Classrooms per Campus at Northeast, Northwest and South Campuses Amount: $459,722.00
  14. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  15. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities:
      1. March 24, -Panelist- Texas Women In Higher Education Conference, Texas Christian University
      2. March 25, -Remarks- Golden Jubilee Steering Committee Kickoff Breakfast, Trinity River Campus
      3. March 25, -Remarks- David Wells Retirement Reception, Trinity River Campus
      4. March 26, -Remarks- Great Women in History Reception, Trinity River Campus
      5. March 27, Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. 32nd Annual Meeting, Hilton Hotel
      6. March 27, -Remarks- United Way Leadership Council Viewing: Women Who Make America, Trinity River Campus
      7. March 31-April 3, Achieving the Dream College President’s Symposium, Queenstown MD
      8. April 4-8, American Association of Community College 94th Annual Convention, Washington DC
      9. April 10, Higher Education Resources Services Summit, Denver CO
      10. April 11, Texas Association of Community Colleges Executive Committee Meeting, Austin Board President’s Report
      11. April 14, -Remarks- Chancellor’s Emerging Leaders Program Community Panel, Trinity River Campus
      12. April 15, Meeting with Walter Dansby, Superintendent, Fort Worth ISD
  16. Board President’s Report
  17. 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. The deliberation will include a discussion on the Chancellor’s 2013-14 Performance Goals Mid-Year Update.
    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.
  18. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
  19. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting: May 15, 2014


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Posted 5:20 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2014
Updated 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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