TCC Board of Trustees to Meet September 18

FORT WORTH, Texas (September 12, 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, September 18, 2014, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
  3. Consideration and Approval of Larry Darlage Center Corner Resolution
  4. Presentation on Student Access and Success and Administrative Programs and Projects
    1. Online Advising Update
    2. South Campus: Partnerships for Student Success: The South Campus Film Club
  5. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the meetings:
      1. August 18, 2014
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of Tuition for Continuing Education Courses
    2. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Policy Changes to TASB Policy Update 29
    3. Consideration and Approval of Reappointment of Mark McClendon to the City of Euless Tax Reinvestment Zone #3
  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. Presentation and Request for Approval for Expansion of Foreign Trade Zone 168, Site 5 (Mercantile Center)
  11. Consideration and Approval of Final Deductive Change Order with Basecom, Inc. for Construction of Math Emporium at Trinity River Campus Amount: ($34,498.63) CREDIT
  12. Consideration and Approval of Final Deductive Change Order with Byrne Construction for Renovation of Northwest Campus Center of Excellence for Aviation, Transportation and Logistics Facility at Alliance Airport Amount: ($153,212.00) CREDIT
  13. Consideration and Approval of Job Order Contracting Construction Trade Services Agreement with Texas Refrigeration, Inc. for Modifications to the Chilled and Heating Water Distribution Systems at South Campus Amount: $495,088.65 (Not to Exceed)
  14. Consideration and Approval of Houston-Galveston Area Council Cooperative Agreement with Cummins Southern Plains, LLC for Purchase of Emergency Power Generator at South Campus Amount: $158,142.00
  15. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Oracle Database Application Software Amount: $666,950.79
  16. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of AT&T Inter-Campus Communications Amount: $565,200.00 (36 Month Contract)
  17. Consideration and Approval of Annual Renewal of Blackboard Modules Licensing and Hosting Fees Amount: $492,751.59
  18. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Internet Services from The Department of Information Resources (DIR) Amount: $108,000.00
  19. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  20. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities:
      1. August 19,-Speaker- The Chancellor’s Employee Appreciation Breakfast, Arlington Convention Center
      2. August 20, meeting with John Roueche, President, National American University and staff, May Owen Center
      3. August 20, -Panelist- Faculty Association Meeting, Trinity River Campus
      4. August 21, Leaders in Business Luncheon with Carl Ice, CEO BNSF, Petroleum Club
      5. August 21, Briefing by Bill Meadows, Texas Transportation Commission, Intermodal Transportation Center
      6. August 22, -Speaker- Southeast Campus/Arlington ISD Collegiate High School Ribbon Cutting, Southeast Campus
      7. August 26, Reception for State Representative Ramon Romero, Shannon Gracey Law Firm
      8. August 27, Meeting with Tom Joyner, Jr., CEO, Tom Joyner Foundation
      9. August 27, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Presentation/Discussion on the Fort Worth Multipurpose Arena, Botanic Gardens
      10. August 29, Meeting with Joe May, Chancellor, Dallas County Community College District, Fort Worth Club
      11. August 29, -Remarks- Larry Darlage Retirement Celebration and Room Dedication, Northeast Campus
      12. September 2, Meeting with Pat Linares, Interim Superintendent, Fort Worth ISD and staff, May Owen Center
      13. September 3, -Remarks- Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for TCC South/Everman ISD Early College High School, Everman ISD
      14. September 3, Student Learning and Success Council Meeting, May Owen Center
      15. September 4, -Remarks- Greater Fort Worth Real Estate Council Education Summit, Trinity River Campus
      16. September 4, -Interview- Community College Journal, May Owen Center
      17. September 4, State of the County Luncheon featuring Judge Glen Whitley, Worthington Hotel
      18. September 8, Luncheon Meeting with American Bar Association Accreditation Team and Northeast Campus Faculty and Administrators for the Legal Assistant/Paralegal Program, Northeast Campus
      19. September 9, Meeting with Genealogical Society Board of Directors, May Owen Center
      20. September 10, North Texas LEAD Board of Directors Meeting, Oncor Electric
      21. September 10, Tarrant Regional Transportation Coalition Luncheon featuring US Secretary of Transportation Andrew Card, Omni Hotel
      22. September 10, Meeting with Jim Vaszauskas, Superintendent Mansfield ISD and staff, May Owen Center
      23. September 10, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Briefing on Barnett Shale Economic Impact by Ray Perryman
      24. September 11, Thursday Morning Breakfast Group Meeting, City Club
      25. September 11, Governance Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
      26. September 12, North Texas Commission 43rd Annual Luncheon, Irving Convention Center
      27. September 15, Meeting with North Richland Hills Mayor Oscar Trevino, City Manager Mark Hindman and City Council Committee, May Owen Center
      28. September 16, Legislative Appropriations Request Hearing, Austin
      29. September 17, -Speaker- Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Northwest Campus Center for Excellence for Aviation, Transportation and Logistics, Alliance Airport
      30. September 17, Tarrant County College Foundation Board Meeting, Trinity River Campus
      31. September 18, Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Northeast Campus/Grapevine Colleyville ISD Early College High School, Northeast Campus
  21. Board President’s Report
  22. 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 2014-15 Performance 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.
  23. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
  24. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting: October 16, 2014


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Posted  3:25 p.m. Friday, September 12, 2014



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