TCC Board of Trustees to Meet August 18

FORT WORTH, Texas (August 15, 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 Monday, August 18, 2014, 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 2014-15 Proposed Budget
  4. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the meetings:
      1. June 19, 2014
      2. July 17, 2014
      3. August 2, 2014
      4. August 12, 2014
  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
    4. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Policy Changes to DJ (LOCAL)
  6. Consideration and Approval of items removed from Consent Agenda
  7. Committee Reports
    1. Audit & Finance Committee
    2. Governance Committee
    3. Institutional Planning Committee
    4. 50th Anniversary
  8. Consideration and Approval on Committee Recommendations
  9. Consideration and Approval of TCCD Investment Policy
  10. Consideration and Approval of Texas Multiple Award Schedule Cooperative Agreement with Chemical, Inc. to Provide Water Treatment Chemicals and Services for TCCD Amount: $200,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  11. Consideration and Approval of Interlocal Agreement with Martin Eagle Oil Company to Purchase Unleaded and Diesel Fuel for TCCD Amount: $296,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  12. Consideration and Approval of BuyBoard Cooperative Agreement with GCA Group to Provide Grounds Services for Trinity River Campus and Trinity River East Campus Amount: $360,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  13. Consideration and Approval of Cooperative Purchasing Network Agreement with ThyssenKrupp elevator Corporation to Provide Escalator and Elevator Services Amount: $245,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  14. Consideration and Approval of Educational & Institutional Cooperative Agreement with Tremco/Weatherproofing Technologies to Provide managed Asset Roofing Program for TCCD Amount: $116,734.94
  15. Consideration and Approval of Contract Extension with Parsons Environment Infrastructure Group for Program Management Services of TCCD Capital Improvement Projects Amount: $421,460.00 (Not to Exceed)
  16. Consideration and Approval of Contract Extension with Sewell Advisory Services for Financial Construction Services of TCCD Capital Improvement Projects Amount: $630,700.00 (Not to Exceed)
  17. Consideration and Approval of Annual Subscription Renewal with Ex Libris for Alma Software Amount: $113,980.92
  18. Consideration and Approval of Contract Renewal with NCS Pearson (SmartThinking) for On-Line Tutoring Services Amount: $150,000.00
  19. Consideration and Approval of Contract with SHI Government Solutions to Purchase Tenable Security Center Continuous View Software Amount: $181,855.26
  20. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Flair Data Systems to Purchase Equipment to Expand Wireless Coverage Amount: $401,474.40
  21. Consideration and Approval of Annual Renewal of Ellucian Administrative Software Maintenance Fee Amount: $509,252.00
  22. Presentation on 2014-15 Proposed Operating Budget
  23. Consideration and Approval of 2014-15 Operating Budget
    1. Consideration and Approval of Salaries and Benefits 2014-15
      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 2014
      1. Maintenance and Operations
      2. Debt Service
  24. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  25. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities:
      1. July 23, Tarrant County Cultural Education Facilities Corporation Board Meeting, Rivercrest Country Club
      2. July 23, Meeting with Randy Gideon and Richie Butler
      3. July 24, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Quarterly Meeting, Austin
      4. July 28, Meeting with Dr. Patricia Linares, Interim Superintendent, Fort Worth ISD
      5. July 28, ATD Executive Steering Committee Meeting, Trinity River Campus
      6. July 29, Conference call with Lucie Lapovsky and Jennifer Engle of the Gates Foundation
      7. July 30, Conference call Interview with Liz Daiber – The Parthenon Group/Student Success
      8. July 30, Meeting with Jay Chapa, Director, City of Fort Worth Housing and Economic Development, May Owen Center
      9. July 31, -Speaker- Empress STEM Summer Camp Closing Program, South Campus
      10. July 31, Meeting with Bob Mitchell, Whitney Smith Company, May Owen Center
      11. August 1, Meeting with Ngwane Dlamini, Swaziland Educator, May Owen Center
      12. August 4, Fort Worth Executive Roundtable Meeting, City Club
      13. August 4, Conference call with Joe May, Chancellor, Dallas County Community College District
      14. August 4, Board Budget Workshop III, May Owen Center
      15. August 5-8, American Association of Community Colleges Board Retreat, Washington DC
      16. August 12, Institutional Planning Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
      17. August 12, Board Budget Workshop IV, May Owen Center
      18. August 13, TCC Connect Retreat, Trinity River Campus
      19. August 14, Generation Hope, Public Funding and Advisory Council Meeting, May Owen Center
      20. August 14, Meeting with JCC members Stephen Brown, President and Karen Silverberg, President Elect, May Owen Center
      21. August 14, Larry Darlage Retirement Reception with Business Community, Northeast Campus
      22. August 15, Chancellor’s Welcome Luncheon for New Faculty, Trinity River Campus
  26. Board President’s Report
  27. Closed Meeting:
    1. Deliberation Real Property, Section551.072, 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 and 2014-15 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.
  28. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
  29. Adjournment and Announcement 2014-15 Board of Trustees Meetings Schedule


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Posted 8:45 a.m. Friday, August 15, 2014



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