TCC Board of Trustees to Meet August 11

FORT WORTH, Texas (August 7, 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 Special 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 Tuesday, August 11, 2015, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
  3. Board Budget Workshop IV
  4. Discuss Proposed Recommendations
  5. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the Meeting:
      1. June 18, 2015
      2. August 3, 2015
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of use of Interlocal Agreements and Cooperative Agreements
  7. Consideration and Approval of Items removed from the Consent Agenda
  8. Committee Reports
    1. Audit & Finance Committee
    2. Governance Committee
    3. Institutional Planning Committee
    4. 50th Anniversary
  9. Appointment of New Trustee Committee Members
  10. Consideration and Approval of Interagency Cooperative Contract with Texas Land Office for Contract Extension to Provide Wholesale Natural Gas Amount: $1,800,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  11. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Network Hardware from General Datatech, L.P. (GDT) Amount: $250,737.89
  12. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Symantec Enterprise Vault Renewal from Sirius Amount: $115,936.00
  13. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Flash Storage Expansion from Sequel Data Systems Amount: $166,079.55
  14. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Equipment, Parts and Systems for Renovation of Forty (40) Classrooms at Northeast, Northwest, South and Southeast Campuses (10 per campus) Amount: $28,914.61 (Additional funds)
    Original Amount Approved: $529,565.74
  15. Consideration and Approval of Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contracting Method for Project Delivery and Approval of One Pool of Computer Aided Design/Building Information Modeling (CAB/BIM) Standard, Master Building and Site Drawing Service Providers for a Period of Three (3) Years Amount: $ (No Amount)
  16. Consideration and Approval of Extension to Depository Contract with JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., for a Period of Two (2) Years Ending on August 31, 2017 Amount: $ (No Amount)
  17. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  18. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities
      • June 19, Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce 35th Annual Luncheon with Governor Gregg Abbott, Hilton
      • June 20-21, -Presenter- American Association of Community Colleges Annual Conference, Las Vegas
      • June 24, Meeting with Steering Committee for Trinity River Campus Presidential Search, Trinity River Campus
      • June 24, Leadership ISD Luncheon, Fort Worth Club
      • July 9, Carl Perkins Grant Conference Call, May Owen Center
      • July 13, Meeting with UTA President, Vistasp Karbhari, May Owen Center
      • July 13, Trinity River Campus Presidential Candidate Forum, Trinity River Campus
      • July 14, Meeting with TCC Foundation Executive Director, Joe McIntosh and Boardmember, Randall Canedy, May Owen Center
      • July 16, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Luncheon featuring Mayor Betsy Price, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams, North Richland Hills Mayor Oscar Trevino and Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne
      • July 18, -Honoree- Fort Worth Historical and Genealogical Society Luncheon, Botanical Gardens
      • July 20, Meeting with Trustee Louise Appleman and Fort Worth ISD Principal Theresa Mossige, May Owen Center
      • July 20, -Remarks- TCC/TCU Articulation Agreement Signing Ceremony, Texas Christian University
      • July 20, Campus tour with Trustee Teresa Ayala, South Campus, Opportunity Center, Trinity River East Campus and TCC Connect Campus
      • July 27, Upward Bound Video Taping Session, May Owen Center
      • July 27, Meeting with Great Colleges Survey Results Conference Call, May Owen Center
      • July 28, Dinner with America’s College Promise Meeting Participants, Washington DC
      • July 29, White House Discussion on America’s College Promise Proposal, Washington DC
      • July 30, Northeast Campus 50th Anniversary Celebration, Northeast Campus
      • July 30, Meeting with Chancellor’s Executive Leadership Team and joint Consultation Committee, May Owen Center
      • July 31, -Remarks- Breakfast with Our Elders Salute, Opportunity Center
      • July 31, -Remarks- Fort Worth Rotary Luncheon featuring TCC 50th Anniversary Recognition, Fort Worth Club
      • August 1, TCC 50th Anniversary Community Celebration, Panther Island
      • August 3, Board Budget Workshop III, May Owen Center
      • August 7, CELT Budget Preparation Session, May Owen Center
      • August 7, Governance Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
      • August 10, Student Learning and Success Council Meeting, Trinity River Campus
      • August 11, Institutional Planning Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
      • August 11, Board Budget Workshop IV and Regular Board Meeting, May Owen Center
  19. Board President’s Report
    1. TACC/CCATT Summer Conference
    2. TCC/TCU Articulation Agreement Signing
    3. White House/America’s College Promise
    4. 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.
      3. Deliberation and discussion of the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation, 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.
    5. Adjournment


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