TCC Board of Trustees to Meet October 20 at 6 p.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (October 17, 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, October 20, 2016, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
  3. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the Meeting:
      1. September 22, 2016
  4. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Revision to TCCD Investment Policy
    2. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Policy Revision to DJ (LOCAL)
    3. Consideration and Approval of the Reappointment of Mark McClendon to the City of Euless Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIF) #3
  5. Consideration and Approval of Items removed from the Consent Agenda
  6. Presentations on Student Access and Success and Administrative Programs and Projects
    1. White House Briefing
  7. Committee Reports
    1. Audit & Finance Committee
    2. Governance Committee
    3. Institutional Planning Committee
    4. Community Outreach Committee
  8. Consideration and Approval on Committee Recommendations
  9. Consideration and Approval of Deductive Change Order with Mart, Inc. for Renovation of Health & Physical Education Building on Northwest Campus Amount: ($79,037.00) CREDIT
  10. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Computers, 2-In-1 Devices, and Monitors from ARC Government Solutions Amount: (Not To Exceed) $1,500,000.00 per year for 3-years
  11. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Renewal of Blackboard Learning Management System Amount: $508,172.90 per year ($2,540,864.50 total for 5-Year Contract)
  12. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Annual Subscription and One-Time Implementation Fee for Payment Plan Suite from TouchNet Information Systems Amount: $147,600.00 for Year 1 ($590,557.00 total for 5-Year Contract)
  13. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Annual Subscription and One-Time Implementation Fee for Cloud Software Upgrade from Ellucian Amount: $69,200.00 for Year 1 ($301,057.00 total for 5-Year Contract)
  14. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  15. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities
      • September 23, –Remarks– Northwest Campus Visit, Northwest Campus
      • September 25, Cuban Ambassador Dr. Carlos Alzugaray Treto Lecture, Northwest Campus
      • September 25, Fort Worth Literacy Partnership Announcement, Oakhurst Elementary
      • September 26, Meeting with Achieving the Dream Coaches Christine McPhail and Ted Wright, May Owen Center
      • September 26, –Remarks– South Campus Visit, South Campus
      • September 26, –First Pitch– Rangers Baseball Game, Globe Life Stadium-Arlington
      • September 28, Chancellor’s Executive Leadership Team Meeting, May Owen Center
      • September 29, Meeting with Commissioner Roy Charles Brooks, Administration Building
      • September 29, Arlington Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet, Convention Center
      • September 30, Meeting with Mansfield ISD Superintendent Jim Vaszauskas, May Owen Center
      • September 30, –Presenter– Tarrant County Legislative Luncheon, Trinity River Campus
      • September 30, Meeting with Grapevine City Manager Bruno Rumbelow, Robin Ryan, Rick Bracy and Eddie Salame, May Owen Center
      • October 2-3, –Keynote, Presenter, Award Recipient– National Council for Continuing Education and Training (NCCET), Boston, MA
      • October 4, –Remarks– TCC Connect Conference, Trinity River Campus
      • October 4, Meeting with Joint Consultation Committee (JCC) May Owen Center
      • October 5-6, –Presenter– Association of Community College Trustees Conference, New Orleans, LA
      • October 7-10, –Board Chair, Conference Oversight– National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), Sacramento, CA
      • October 12, Meeting with Texas Wesleyan Leadership Team, Southeast Campus
      • October 12, –Remarks– Una Bienvenda llena de Alegria/Welcome Reception, Artes de la Rosa Cultural Center for the Arts
      • October 13 –Keynote– TCCD Foundation State of the College Breakfast, Trinity River Campus
      • October 13, Meeting with Downtown Fort Worth Inc. President Andy Taft, Piranha
      • October 13, Meeting of the Board of Trustees Governance Committee, May Owen Center
      • October 14, Meeting with City of Fort Worth Assistant City Manager Jay Chapa, FW City Hall
      • October 14, Meeting with Tarrant County Administrator G. K. Maenius, Del Frisco’s Grille
      • October 19, Meeting with Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC) President Jacob Fraire and Vice President Steve Johnson, Austin
      • October 19, Texas Association of Community Colleges Quarterly Meeting, Austin
      • October 19, Dinner with Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of Directors (THECB), Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC) Chancellors and Presidents and Community College Association of Texas Trustees (CCATT) Officers, Doubletree-Austin
      • October 20, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting, FW Chamber
      • October 20, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Luncheon, Texas Christian University
      • October 20, Meeting with Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau President Bob Jameson, May Owen Center
      • October 20, TCC Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting, May Owen Center
  16. Board President’s Report
    1. Tarrant County Delegation Legislative Luncheon
    2. Association of Community College Trustees 47th Annual Leadership Congress
    3. Safe Haven Legacy Luncheon
    4. Una Bienvenda Ilena de Alegria/Chancellor’s Welcome Reception
    5. Texas Community College Journalism Association Contest Winners
  17. Closed Meeting:
    1. Deliberation Real Property, Section 551.072, Texas Government Code. The Real Property discussion will address the purchase, exchange, lease or value of Real Estate. Including easements to be granted to Oncor and reciprocal access easements to be exchanged with Tarrant Regional Water District.
    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.
  18. Consideration and Action on Closed Session Items
  19. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting: November 17, 2016

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Updated:1 p.m., Thursday, October 20, 2016

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