TCC Board of Trustees to Meet April 16

FORT WORTH, Texas (April 14, 2015) 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 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, 2015, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


SPECIAL NOTICE: Board of Trustees will tour the TXU facility at 3:00 p.m. The van will depart from the May Owen Center at 2:45 p.m. The regular board meeting will convene at 5:00 p.m. at the May Owen Center Boardroom.

    1. Call to Order
    2. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
    3. Early College High School Introductions
    4. Presentation on Student Access and Success and Administrative Programs and Projects
      1. South Campus: “Cultivating Scholars: A Research Driven Critical Thinking Initiative”
      2. Institutional Intelligence and Technology
    5. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
      1. Approval of Minutes of the Meeting:
        1. March 19, 2015
    6. Consent Agenda
      1. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Policy Changes to DEB(LOCAL)
      2. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Policy Changes to FI(LOCAL)
    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 Resolution Declaring Unopposed Candidates Elected and Canceling Election in Single Member Districts Two and Three
    10. Consideration and Approval of Resolution Adopting Polling Locations and Revised Order of Election for Trustee Elections
    11. Consideration and Approval of Resolution to the Criminal Justice Department of the Governor’s Office Confirming Approval to Submit an Application for Funding a Violent Crimes Against Women Criminal Justice Training Project
    12. Tarrant County College Police Department 2014 Annual Traffic Contact Report
    13. Consideration and Approval of Job Order Contracting General Contractor Services Agreement with Nouveau Construction & Technology to Provide Construction Services for Classrooms and Common Area for Northeast Campus Multi-Purpose Center Building for Collegiate Academy Program Amount $331,478.44
    14. Consideration and Approval of Texas Multiple Award Schedule Cooperative Agreement with Simplex Grinnell to and Installation of Fire Alarm System at Northeast Campus Technology and Arts Building Amount: $112,765.00 (Not to Exceed)
    15. Consideration and Approval of Interlocal Agreement with Texas A&M University Engineering Experiment Station to Perform Continuous Commissioning Services at Trinity River Campus Amount: $200,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
    16. Consideration and Approval of BuyBoard Cooperative Agreement with Enviromatic Systems to Provide Equipment and Installation to Upgrade South Campus Building Automation System to Reliable Controls Amount: $299,501.00 (Not to Exceed)
    17. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Texas Refrigeration for Upgrades to South Campus Central Utilities Plant Amount: $897,804.68 (Not to Exceed)
    18. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Server Hardware from Netsync Network Solutions Amount: $286,310.41
    19. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Network Performance Analysis from True North Consulting Group Amount: $141,840.00
    20. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Instrumentation Process Control Training System from Technical Laboratory Systems for the South Campus Energy Technology Center Amount: $151,518.00
    21. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Heating and Air Conditioning Training Equipment from Hampden Engineering for the South Campus Energy Technology Center Amount: $871,869.00 (Not to Exceed)
    22. Consideration and Approval of Renewal of Contract with Texas Industrial Security to Provide Security Services for Tarrant County College District Amount: $554,100.00 (Not to Exceed)
    23. Monthly Financial Report
      1. Financial Summary Update
      2. Review of Income and Expenditures
      3. Review of Investment Portfolio
    24. Chancellor’s Report
      1. New Staff Member Introductions
      2. Campus Accolades
      3. Recent Activities
        • March 22, -Remarks- Reception with Former President Shimon Peres, Omni Hotel
        • March 23, -Remarks- TCC Foundation World View Luncheon featuring Shimon Peres, Fort Worth Convention Center
        • March 23, Institutional Planning Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
        • March 24, CELT/JCC Meeting, May Owen Center
        • March 25, AACC New CEO Academy conference call, May Owen Center
        • March 26-28, Board of Trustees Institute, Santa Fe, NM
        • March 30, Tarrant County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation (TCCEFFC) Board Meeting, City Club
        • March 30, Meeting with Wright Resource Group, May Owen Center
        • April 3, Telephone Interview with Star Telegram Reporter Diane Smith
        • April 7, Meeting with Representatives from CENGAGE, South Campus
        • April 8, Chancellor’s Quarterly Excellence Awards Reception, Trinity River Campus
        • April 8 , TCC Foundation Board of Directors Meeting, Trinity River Campus
        • April 9, JP Morgan Chase Luncheon with Jamie Dimon, Dallas Hilton Anatole
        • April 10, -Remarks- Study of Community Colleges Conference, Hilton Hotel
        • April 10, Governance Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
        • April 11, -Honoree- Business & Professional Women Club Luncheon, Radisson Hotel
        • April 13, Academic Preparation, Retention and Completion Session, Trinity River Campus
        • April 14, Audit & Finance Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
    25. Board President’s Report
      1. Board of Trustees Institute Impact Report
      2. Legislative Update
    26. 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 discussion on the May Owen Center building and property located at Loop 820@Ramey Ave.
      2. Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code. The deliberation will include discussion on the Chancellor’s 2014-15 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.
    27. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
    28. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting: May 15, 2015


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Posted 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 14, 2015



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