TCC Board of Trustees to Meet January 21

FORT WORTH, Texas (January 15, 2016) 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, January 21, 2016, 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. Southeast Campus
    2. Mastery of Teaching Institute
  4. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the Meetings:
      1. December 17, 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
  8. Consideration and Approval on Committee Recommendations
  9. Consideration and Approval of Deductive Change Order with Steele & Freeman, Inc. for Construction of TCC Southeast Campus/ Arlington ISD Collegiate High School Amount: ($1,198,282.04)
  10. Consideration and Approval of Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Pool Service Authorization Agreement with Bennett Benner Partners to Provide Design Services for Space Renovation to Relocate TCC Connect Campus Staff to Trinity River Amount: $139,173.26
  11. Consideration and Approval of Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Pool Service Authorization Agreement with Bennett Benner Partners to Provide Design Services for Construction of Exterior Stair Tower for Trinity River Campus East Fork Amount: $177,208.54
  12. Consideration and Approval of BuyBoard Cooperative Agreement with Facility Solutions Group for Purchase of Materials for LED Lighting System Upgrade for Northwest Campus Criminal Justice Training Center and Academic Classroom Building Amount: $226,560.75
  13. Consideration and Approval of Texas Multiple Award Schedule Cooperative Agreement with Simplex Grinnell to Provide Equipment and Installation of Fire Alarm System at Northeast Campus Student Center, Science East and Science West Buildings Amount: $299,613.01
  14. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Infinity Contractors to Install Owner- Furnished Cooling Tower Equipment for South Campus Amount: $674,711.30
  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
      • December 19- January 3, Tarrant County College Winter Break
      • January 12, Faculty Academics Day Breakfast, Arlington Convention Center
      • January 12, Institutional Planning Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
      • January 14, Governance Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
      • January 18, Martin Luther King Holiday
      • January 19, Meeting with Dr. Steven Wurtz, Chief Academic Officer-Arlington ISD, May Owen Center
      • January 20, TCC Foundation Board of Directors Meeting, Trinity River Campus
      • January 21, TCC Board of Trustees Meeting, May Owen Center
  17. Board President’s Report
    1. Chancellor Search Update
    2. Tarrant Appraisal District Election Results
  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).
    2. Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code. The discussion will 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.
  19. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
  20. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting: February 18, 2016

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Posted: 1:07 p.m., Friday, January 15, 2016


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