TCC Board of Trustees to Meet May 21

FORT WORTH, Texas (May 18, 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 Budget Board Workshop and 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 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, 2015, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


    1. Call to Order
    2. Consideration and Approval of Certificate of Appreciation for Trustee Robyn Medina Winnett
    3. Swearing-In of Elected Officials
    4. Election of Officers
    5. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
    6. Board Budget Workshop II
    7. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
      1. Approval of Minutes of the Meeting:
        1. April 16, 2015
    8. Consent Agenda
      1. Consideration and Approval of Recommendations for Faculty Promotion in Rank and Award of Tenure
    9. Consideration and Approval of Items removed from the Consent Agenda
    10. Committee Reports
      1. Audit & Finance Committee
      2. Governance Committee
      3. Institutional Planning Committee
      4. 50th Anniversary
    11. Consideration and Approval on Committee Recommendations
    12. Consideration and Approval of Cooperative Purchasing Network Agreement with Contrax Furnishings to Provide for the Purchase and Installation of Laboratory and Classroom Furniture for South Campus Energy Technology Center Amount: $121,886.62
    13. Consideration and Approval of BuyBoard Cooperative Agreement with Facility Solutions Group for the Purchase of Exterior Lighting Fixtures and Controls for South Campus Parking and Roadway Fixtures Amount: $324,522.78
    14. Consideration and Approval of Interlocal Purchasing System Cooperative Agreement with Texas Air Systems to Provide for the Purchase of Boilers for the South Campus Central Utilities Plant Amount: $180,972.00
    15. Consideration and Approval of Emergency Change Order for South Campus Sanitary System – Unforeseen Conditions Required Additional Scope of Work for the South Campus Central Utilities Plant Amount: $31,006.00
    16. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of VMware Enterprise Licensing Agreement from New Tech Solutions Amount: $884,953.69
    17. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Microsoft Premier Support Renewal Amount: $139,910.00
    18. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Infrastructure Hardware from Flair DataSystems for South Campus Energy Technology Center Amount: $148,916.16
    19. Consideration and Approval of Contract Amendment with AT&T Inter-Campus Circuits Amount: $266,445.00 (3 Year Contract)
    20. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of an Instrumentation & Process Control Training System Amount: $151,518.00
    21. Consideration and Approval of Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contracting Method for Project Delivery and Approval of Pool for Environmental Consulting Services for a Period of Three (3) Years Amount: $ No Amount
    22. Consideration and Approval of Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contracting Method for Project Delivery and Approval of Pool for Test and Balance Services for a Period of Three (3) Years Amount: $ No Amount
    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
        • April 17-21,-Presenter- Two presentations at the American Association of Community Colleges Annual Convention, San Antonio Convention Center
        • April 22, Interview with The Collegian Newspaper, May Owen Center
        • April 23, -Remarks- Jim Bolen Math Academy Ceremony, Trinity River Campus
        • April 23-24, Achieving the Dream Coaches Visit, Trinity River Campus
        • April 25, -Honoree- Sigma Gamma Rho Scholarship Luncheon, Arlington-Hilton Garden
        • April 27, Meeting with Dr.Vistasp Karbhari, President, University of Texas @Arlington, May Owen Center
        • April 28, Meeting of the Chancellor’s Executive Leadership Team (CELT) and Joint Consultation Committee (JCC), May Owen Center
        • April 29, Texas Association of Community Colleges Quarterly Meeting, Austin
        • April 30, -Remarks- Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Anatomage Lab, Trinity River Campus
        • May 1, -Trustee of the Year Award Recipient- Paul Quinn College, Paul Quinn College
        • May 5, Dinner with Faculty Development Leave Recipients, Omni Hotel
        • May 6, CCSSE National Advisory Board Meeting Conference Call, May Owen Center
        • May 8, Meeting with Representatives from University of North Texas, May Owen Center
        • May 15, -Speaker- Commencement Ceremony, Fort Worth Convention Center
        • May 18, Meeting with Rev. Ivy Hanes and other community leaders on the Disparities and Disproportionality Committee, May Owen Center
        • May 19-20, -Remarks- Student Development and Success Institute, Trinity River Campus
        • May 20, TCC Foundation Board Meeting and Retreat, Trinity River Campus
        • May 21, Closing the Gaps in North Texas, New Parkland Hospital, Dallas
        • May 21, North Texas Commission Board of Directors Meeting, Four Seasons, Irving
        • May 21, Board of Trustees Budget Workshop II and Regular Meeting, May Owen Center
    25. Board President’s Report
      1. Achieving the Dream Coaches Visit
      2. Jim Bolen Math Academy Ceremony
      3. TCC Leadership Institute Graduation
      4. TCC Southeast/Arlington ISD Collegiate High School Laying of the Time Capsule
    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). Deliberation and discussion of the purchase of warehouse property.
      2. Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code.
      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: June 18, 2015


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Posted 11:15 a.m., Monday, May 18, 2015



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