TCC Board of Trustees to Meet April 20

FORT WORTH, Texas (April 17, 2017) 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, April 20, 2017, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
  3. Special Presentation
  4. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the Meeting:
      1. March 23, 2017
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of Recommendations for Faculty Promotion in Rank and Awarding of Tenure for Academic Year 2017-2018
    2. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Revisions to Policy BGC (LOCAL)
  6. Consideration and Approval of Items removed from the Consent Agenda
  7. Presentations on Student Access and Success and Administrative Programs and Projects
    1. Academic Affairs and Student Success: “Supplemental Instruction”
  8. Committee Reports
    1. Audit & Finance Committee
    2. Governance Committee
  9. Consideration and Approval on Committee Recommendations
  10. Consideration and Approval of Deductive Change Order with Archer Western/CARCON Joint Venture for Construction of Tarrant County College Energy Technology Center South Campus Amount: ($2,244,347.42) CREDIT
  11. Consideration and Approval of Job Order General Contractor Services Agreement with Basecom to Provide Construction Services for Renovation of Drawing Lab in Fine Arts Building Northeast Campus Amount: $115,353.35
  12. Consideration and Approval of Contract with C. Green Scaping, LP to Provide Construction Services for Development of Nature Discovery on Northwest Campus Amount: $217,735.00
  13. Consideration and Approval of Cooperative Purchasing Network Agreement with Weather Proofing Services to Restore Roofs per Districtwide Roofing Assessment Amount: $685,780.61
  14. Consideration and Approval of Cooperative Agreement with Texas Air Systems to Provide Chillers for South Campus Amount: $1,100,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  15. Consideration and Approval of Renewal of Contract with Texas Industrial Security to Provide Security Services for Tarrant County District Amount: $716,400.00 (Not to Exceed)
  16. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Amatrol Training Equipment with Lab Systems, Inc. Amount: $146,264.00
  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
      • March 24, Multatech Chairman & CEO Alfred Saenz, City Club
      • March 24, –Remarks– Converge Conference & Expo, Trinity River Campus
      • March 24, –Remarks– Downtown Rotary Induction, FW Club
      • March 24, Judge Sergio DeLeon, FW Police Department
      • March 24, Rotarian Wine Appreciation Fellowship, Southeast Campus
      • March 25, TCC Police Awards Banquet, South Campus
      • March 27, Freese and Nichols President & CEO Brian Coltharp, FW Club
      • March 27, –Remarks– Dedication Ceremony of Irvin Robinson Classroom, Trinity River East
      • March 27, –Remarks– Southeast Campus Visioning Session, Southeast Campus
      • March 28, –Remarks– South Campus Visioning Session, South Campus
      • March 28, Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society, Lenora Rolla Museum
      • March 28, Rising Tide Initiative Small Group Meeting, Wells Fargo Tower
      • March 28, –Speaker– IDEA Works Fort Worth Reception, IDEA Works
      • March 29, United Way CEO Summit, Globe Life Park
      • March 29, Trustee Bill Greenhill, May Owen Center
      • March 29, Chancellor’s Executive Leadership Team, May Owen Center
      • March 30- April 1, Board of Trustee Institute, Santa Fe, NM
      • March 31- Ruth Reinhart, Graduate Student Interview
      • April 3, JPS Health President and CEO Robert Earley, FW Club
      • April 3, –Remarks– Northeast Campus Faculty Association, Northeast Campus
      • April 4, Graduate Student Interview President Sheree Utash, May Owen Center
      • April 4, Trustee Conrad C. Heede, FW Club
      • April 11, Northeast Breakfast, Tarrant County Courthouse
      • April 11, Monty and Ramirez LLP Jacob Monty, May Owen Center
      • April 11, City of Fort Worth Strategic Planning Consultant John Karras, May Owen Center
      • April 11, CARCON Industries President and CEO Arcilia Acosta, Piccolo Mondo
      • April 11, National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship Board Meeting Conference Call, May Owen Center
      • April 12, Trinity River Task Force, Botanical Research Institute of Texas
      • April 12, Boys and Girls Club CEO Daphne Barlow, Boys and Girls Club
      • April 12, Northeast Campus Student Spring Fest, Northeast Campus
      • April 13, Thursday Morning Breakfast Group, City Club
      • April 13, –Remarks– Chat with Chancellor, TCC Opportunity Center
      • April 13, Neeley School of Business Director Ed Riefenstahl and Dean Homer Erekson, FW Club
      • April 13, Board of Trustees Governance Committee, May Owen Center
      • April 13, –Remarks– Chancellor’s Emerging Leaders Graduation, Trinity River East Campus
      • April 13, –Remarks– Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony, Northwest Campus
      • April 14, Jack Black, Ayers Saint Gross, May Owen Center
      • April 17, Texas Health Resources CEO Barclay Berdan, FW Club
      • April 17, –Presenter– North Fort Worth Business Assn Lunch, Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame
      • April 17, –Remarks– Northeast Campus Community Reception, Hurst Convention Center
      • April 18, Trustee Gwendolyn Morrison, FW Club
      • April 18, DFW International Airport CEO Sean Donohue, DFW Headquarters Southgate Plaza
      • April 18, Hotel Association of Tarrant County Julie Faver-Dylla, FW Club
      • April 18, –Remarks– Chat with Chancellor, Trinity River Campus
      • April 20, FW Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting, FW Club
      • April 20, Main Street Arts Festival, Downtown Fort Worth
      • April 20, –Remarks– Jim Bolen Math Competition Awards Ceremony, Trinity River Campus
  19. Board President’s Report
    1. Special Presentation
    2. City of Grapevine Ladder Truck Donation
    3. Board of Trustee Institute (BOTI)
    4. Cuba Project
  20. 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.
    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.
  21. Consideration and Action on Closed Session Items
  22. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting: May 18, 2017

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Posted 10:50 a.m. Monday, April 17, 2017

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