TCC Board of Trustees to Meet October 29

FORT WORTH, Texas (October 23, 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 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2015, 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–Phi Theta Kappa Projects
  4. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the Meetings:
      1. September 24, 2015
      2. October 1, 2015
  5. Consent Agenda
  6. Consideration and Approval of Items removed from the 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 by Arlington ISD Career and Technical Center
  10. Presentation and Request for Amendment to City of Euless Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #3 Participation Agreement
  11. Presentation by City of Euless Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #4 and Appointment of Mark McClendon to TIF Board #4
  12. Consideration and Approval of Interlocal Purchasing System Cooperative Agreement with McMillan James Equipment Company to Provide Cooling Tower Equipment for South Campus Amount: $336,400.00 (Not to Exceed)
  13. Consideration and Approval of Renewal of McAfee Protection Software from SHI Government Solutions Amount: $203,543.78
  14. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Dell Computer Desktops, Laptops and Monitors from SHI Government Solutions Amount: $2,186,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  15. Consideration and Approval of 2015-16 Insurance Renewal Amount: $1,255,970.00 (Estimated)
  16. Consideration and Approval of Two (2) Year Agreement with Open Channels Group (OCG) to Provide Public Relations Marketing Services and Media Buys Amount: $1,000,000.00 (Not to Exceed Annually)
  17. Consideration and Approval of Addition of Three (3) Contractors to the Pool of Job Order Contracting (JOC) General Contractors for a Period of One (1) Year Amount: $ (No Amount)
  18. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  19. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities
      • September 25, Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Center of Excellence for Energy Technology and FWISD Early College High School, South Campus
      • September 29, University of North Texas Logistics Lab Site Visit, Northwest Campus
      • September 30, Meeting with Tarrant County Workforce Solutions to discuss partnership, May Owen Center
      • October 6, Campus Presidents Meeting, South Campus
      • October 8, College Commitments for American Association of Community Colleges Pathways Project Briefing, May Owen Center
      • October 9, Wake Services for Chancellor Erma Johnson Hadley, Mt. Rose Baptist Church
      • October 10, Funeral Services for Chancellor Erma Johnson Hadley, Broadway Baptist Church
      • October 12, Welcome Reception for Forth Worth ISD Superintendent Kent Scribner, Fort Worth Club
      • October 13, National Association of College and University Attorneys Conference Call, May Owen Center
      • October 14, American Association of Community Colleges Pathways Project Conference Call, May Owen Center
      • October 15, Meeting with the City of Euless to discuss proposed Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #4, May Owen Center
      • October 19, Student Learning and Success Council Meeting, South Campus
      • October 22, Governance Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
      • October 22, -Presenter- Arlington ISD Board of Trustees Meeting
      • October 22, Campus Carry Committee Kick-off, May Owen Center
      • October 27, Chancellor’s Executive Leadership Team and Joint Consultation Committee Meeting, South Campus
      • October 28, Mary I. Gourley Scholarship Luncheon, Northeast Campus
      • October 28, Audit & Finance Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
      • October 29, Board of Trustees Meeting, May Owen Center
  20. Board President’s Report
    1. Association of Community College Trustees 44th Annual Leadership Congress
    2. 2015 Disability Conference
  21. 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 discussion on the Acting Chancellor’s Contract and the 2015-16 Chancellor’s Performance Goals. Discussion will also include the appointment and search process for the new Chancellor.
    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.
  22. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
  23. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting: November 12, 2015


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Posted: 11:37 a.m., Friday, October 23, 2015


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