TCC Board of Trustees to Meet October 16

FORT WORTH, Texas (October 13, 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, October 16, 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. Northeast Campus: “Organizational Life Cycle & Goals Implementation to Enhance Student Success”
    4. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
      1. Approval of Minutes of the meetings:
        1. September 18, 2014
    5. Consent Agenda
      1. Consideration and Approval of New Degree/Certificate Programs
      2. Consideration and Approval of Establishment of TCC Connect as a Campus
      3. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Policy Changes to FFD (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. Presentation and Request for Participation Approval City of Crowley Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #1
    10. Consideration and Approval of Change Order to Contract with Joeris General Contractors Construction Manager at Risk for Construction of South Campus Early College High School Amount: $8,849,487.00 (Not to Exceed)
    11. Consideration and Approval of BuyBoard Cooperative Agreement With Enviromatic Systems to Provide Equipment and Installation to Upgrade Alliance Transportation and Logistics Building to Reliable Controls Building Automation System
      Amount: $453,374.00
    12. Consideration and Approval of Renewal of McAfee Protection Software Future Com Amount: $176,517.99
    13. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Cisco SMARTnet Service Contract from Flair Data Systems Amount: $191,125.82
    14. Consideration and Approval of Dell Personal Computer Desktops, Laptops and Monitors Amount: $2,000,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
    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. September 19-28, China Mission
        2. September 30, -Speaker- Chancellor’s Emerging Leaders Kick-Off Dinner, Trinity River Campus
        3. October 1, -Interview- Consuela Mitchell, PhD student, May Owen Center
        4. October 1, Chancellor’s Quarterly Excellence Awards Reception, Trinity River Campus
        5. October 2-3, Chancellor’s Executive Leadership Team (CELT) Retreat, Omni Hotel
        6. October 6, Texas Association of Community Colleges Executive Committee Meeting, Austin
        7. October 7, Meeting with Bob Jameson, Convention and Visitors bureau/Andy Taft, Downtown Fort Worth Inc., / Jay Chapa, City of Fort Worth, Downtown Fort Worth, Inc.
        8. October 7, -Presenter- Oil and Gas Industry Roundtable Luncheon, Petroleum Club
        9. October 7, Meeting with Lisa Rose and tour of Gatehouse Facility, Grapevine
        10. October 8, Bi-Annual Meeting with are Independent School District Superintendents, May Owen Center
        11. October 8, Board of Trustees Audit and Finance Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
        12. October 9, -Remarks- The Schloss Revisited Program, Trinity River Campus
        13. October 9, Meeting with Community Leaders, Greater St. Stephen First Baptist Church
        14. October 9, Board of Trustees Governance Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
        15. October 9, -Remarks- North Texas LEAD Reception, Trinity River Campus
        16. October 10, -Remarks-
    17. Board President’s Report
    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). The deliberation will include a discussion on the Center of Excellence for Visual and Performing Arts.
      2. Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code. Deliberation and discussion of the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation, of security personnel or devices pursuant to Section 551.076, Texas Government Code.
      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.
    19. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
    20. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting: November 20, 2014


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Posted 8:30 a.m. Monday, October 13, 2014



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