TCC Board of Trustees to Meet February 18 for Regular Meeting

FORT WORTH, Texas (February 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, February 18, 2016, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
  3. Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. Update Information
  4. Presentation on Student Access and Success Information/Action and Administrative Programs and Projects
    1. Academic Affairs and Student Success
    2. “Mastery of Teaching: Northwest Campus”
  5. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the Meetings:
      1. January 21, 2016
      2. February 4, 2016
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of the Reappointment of O.K. Carter to the City of Arlington Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Board of Directors-Place 3
    2. Consideration and Approval of the Learning Commons Sticky Space on Southeast Campus and the Proposed Design and Construction Delivery Methods
  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
  9. Consideration and Approval on Committee Recommendations
  10. Presentation and Request for Consideration and Approval of Participation in City of Fort Worth Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Fifteen (TIF #15)
  11. Presentation and Request for Consideration and Approval of Participation in City of Euless Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Four (TIF #4)
  12. Consideration and Approval of Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Pool Service Authorization with Boka Powell to Provide Design Services for Southeast Campus Learning Commons Sticky Space Amount: $419,155.12
  13. Consideration and Approval of Interlocal Agreement with Texas A&M University Engineering Experiment Station to Perform Continuous Commissioning Implementation at Southeast Campus Amount: $435,000.00
  14. 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 Health/Physical Education, Health Sciences, Library and Faculty Offices Building Amount: $542,569.61
  15. Consideration and Approval of BuyBoard Cooperative Agreement with Enviromatic Systems to Provide Equipment and Installation to Upgrade Building Automation System to Reliable Control for Multiple Buildings on South Campus Amount: $827,004.19
  16. Consideration and Approval of the Purchase of Palo Alto Firewall Subscriptions from Solid Border Amount: $107,208.00
  17. Consideration and Approval of Texas Department of Information Resources Cooperative Agreement with General Datatech for Purchase of Equipment to Support the Trinity River Campus West Fork Backbone Network Amount: $118,234.79
  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. Accolades/Data Points
    3. Recent Activities
      • January 26, Monthly CELT/JCC Meeting, Northwest Campus
      • January 27, –Presenter– Chancellor’s Quarterly Excellence Awards Reception, Trinity River Campus
      • January 28-29, Texas Association of Community College Attorneys Board Meeting, Austin
      • January 30, –Remarks– Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet
      • February 3, –Remarks– Meeting with Independent School District Superintendents, Fort Worth Club
      • February 4, Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees, May Owen Center
      • February 5, –Remarks– 4th Annual KidsVision Event, Trinity River Campus
      • February 5, –Remarks– Congressman Marc Veasey Listening Tour Luncheon, South Campus
      • February 8-11, Association of Community College Trustees National Legislative Summit, Washington, D.C.
      • February 12, Meeting with Arlington ISD Superintendent Marcelo Cavazos
      • February 15, Governance Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
      • February 16, Mayor’s State of the City Luncheon, Fort Worth Convention Center
      • February 16, Institutional Planning Committee Meeting, Northeast Campus
      • February 17, Monthly CELT/JCC Meeting, Trinity River Campus
      • February 18, Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees and Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Trustees, May Owen Center
  20. Board President’s Report
    1. Association of Community College Trustees National Legislative Summit
    2. Blues Zones Project Recognition
    3. Skills for Small Business Partnership
  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 final payment under former Chancellor Erma Johnson Hadley’s contract. Deliberation will also include discussion on the new Chancellor search process.
    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: March 24, 2016

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Posted: 3:10 p.m., Monday, February 15, 2016


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