TCC Board of Trustees to Meet May 18

FORT WORTH, Texas (May 15, 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, May 18, 2017, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
  3. Swearing-in Ceremony
  4. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the Meeting:
      1. April 20, 2017
  5. Consideration and Approval on Committee Recommendations
  6. Consideration and Approval of Job Order Contracting General Contractor Services Agreement with Basecom to Provide Construction Services for Information Station Kiosk on Northeast Campus Amount: $187,796.96 (Not to Exceed)
  7. Consideration and Approval of Job Order Contracting Construction Trade Services Agreement with Concept Facility Services to Provide Water Main Distribution Connections on Northeast Campus Amount: $490,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  8. Consideration and Approval of Interlocal Agreement with Texas A&M University Engineering Experiment Station to Perform Continuous Commissioning Services at South Campus Amount: $532,940.00
  9. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Agreement with SKC Communications to Provide Equipment, Parts and Systems to be Installed in 50 Classrooms Districtwide Amount: $511,620.46
  10. Consideration and Approval of One-Year Contract Extension with Ellucian to Provide Central Help Desk Services Amount: $877,404.00
  11. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Agreement with Total Communications for Network Life Cycle Replacement Equipment Amount: $481,782.89
  12. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Agreement with Guitar Center Stores for Theater Sound System at Southeast Campus Amount: $142,534.47
  13. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  14. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Accolades
    3. Recent Activities
      • April 21, –Remarks– Northwest Campus Community Forum, Northwest Campus
      • April 21, –Remarks– Diversity & Inclusion Council, South Campus
      • April 22-24, American Association of Community Colleges Annual Convention-AACC, New Orleans
      • April 22, Natl Assoc. for Community College Entrepreneurship Board Meeting-NACCE, New Orleans
      • April 24 –Remarks– NACCE Chancellor/President Breakfast, New Orleans
      • April 25, Brandy Spears and Kimberly Harris Bliton – Direct Selling Education Foundation, May Owen Center
      • April 25, Joint Consultation Committee-JCC, May Owen Center
      • April 25, Showcasing Champion Communicators, Northwest Campus
      • April 26, –Remarks– Trinity River Campus Administrative Professionals Appreciation Event, Trinity River Campus
      • April 26, Trustee Diane Patrick, FW Club
      • April 26, Chancellor’s Executive Leadership Team-CELT, May Owen Center
      • April 26, –Remarks– South Campus Celebration of Excellence, South Campus
      • April 27, Thursday Morning Breakfast Group, City Club
      • April 27, –Remarks– District Administrative Professionals Day Event, Trinity River Campus
      • April 27, –Speaker– TCC Leadership Series I Graduation, South Campus
      • April 27, City of Arlington Councilmember Victoria Farrar-Myers, Arlington City Hall
      • April 27, –Remarks– Northwest Campus Student Award Ceremony, Northwest Campus
      • April 28, Southeast Campus Arbor Day Celebration, Southeast Campus
      • April 28, RTI Launch & Panel Discussion, FW Museum of Science
      • April 29, –Remarks– Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk, Trinity River East Campus
      • April 29, Family Empowerment Center Family Safety Day, La Gran Plaza
      • April 29, Fiesta Fort Worth, Sundance Square
      • May 1, Fort Worth Executive Roundtable, City Club
      • May 1, –Remarks– Northeast Campus Research Symposium Awards Ceremony, Northeast Campus
      • May 2, –Interview– TCU Assistant Director Rachel Capua, May Owen Center
      • May 2, –Phone Interview– AACC Pathways 2.0, May Owen Center
      • May 2, BNSF Railway Company President & CEO Carl Ice, BNSF Railway
      • May 3, Trustee Teresa Ayala, Esperanza’s Restaurant
      • May 3, Trustee O.K. Carter, FW Club
      • May 3, Visioning Session Update, May Owen Center
      • May 3, Joy Gates Black CELT Reception, City Club
      • May 4, Tarrant County Commissioner Andy Nguyen Conference Call, May Owen Center
      • May 4, –Phone Interview– American Airlines 360 Program, May Owen Center
      • May 4, Texas Health Resources Vice President Daniel Gandarilla, Trinity River Campus
      • May 4, NAF Conference Call, May Owen Center
      • May 5, Jackie Maki 10-Year Anniversary Celebration, May Owen Center
      • May 5, –Remarks– MCM End of Year Banquet, South Campus
      • May 6, –Remarks– African American Health Pre Expo Forum, South Campus
      • May 6, African American Health Expo, South Campus
      • May 6, Northeast Campus Formal Spring Dance Concert, Northeast Campus
      • May 8, –Remarks– Toyota T-Ten Signing Ceremony, South Campus
      • May 9, Fit Worth Challenge Celebration, Trinity River Campus
      • May 9, –Phone Interview– NACCE Caro; Savage, May Owen Center
      • May 9, –Remarks– 50th Anniversary Nursing Program Pinning Ceremony, Mansfield Center for Performing Arts
      • May 10, Trustee Teresa Ayala Conference Call, May Owen Center
      • May 10, Trustee Louise Appleman, May Owen Center
      • May 11,Thursday Morning Breakfast Group, City Club
      • May 11, President & CEO Devoyd Jennings, FW Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce
      • May 11, Trinity River Campus End of Year Cookout, Trinity River Campus
      • May 11, Board of Trustees Governance Committee, May Owen Center
      • May 11, –Remarks– SLIP Completion Ceremony and Special Presentation, Trinity River Campus
      • May 12, Downtown Rotary, FW Club
      • May 12, –Remarks– Northeast Cornerstone Honors Reception, Northeast Campus
      • May 15, Cigna President LaMonte Thomas, Cigna
      • May 15, Citi SOC Manager Bodine Birdwell, Citi Technology
      • May 15, Larry Nespoli and Chuck Underwood, New Jersey Council of Community Colleges, Conference Call
      • May 15, Trustees Conrad Heede, Gwendolyn Morrison, Bruce Stacy, ROTC Discussion May Owen Center
      • May 15, Bob Kembel, The Nehemiah Company, May Owen Center
      • May 16, –Speaker– Commencement Ceremony, FW Convention Center
      • May 16, Board of Trustees Canvass the Vote, May Owen Center
      • May 17, Campus Presidents, Trinity River Campus
      • May 17, –Remarks– Chancellor’s Quarterly Excellence Awards, Trinity River Campus
      • May 17, TCC Foundation Board Meeting Retreat, Northeast Campus
      • May 18, North Texas Commission Board of Directors, Grapevine
      • May 18, –Remarks– TCC Connect Open House, TCC Connect
      • May 18, Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting, May Owen Center
  15. Board President’s Report
    1. African American Expo
  16. Election of Officers
  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.
    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: June 15, 2017

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Posted 10:45 a.m. Monday, May 15, 2017

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