TCC Board of Trustees to Meet August 17

FORT WORTH, Texas (August 11, 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, August 17, 2017, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
  3. Public Hearning on 2017-2018 Proposed Budget
  4. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the Meeting:
      1. July 20, 2017
  5. Trustee/Committee Reports
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of Tarrant County College District Investment Broker List
    2. Consideration and Approval of Inter-local and Cooperative Agreements
    3. Consideration and Approval of Continuing Education 2017-2018 Course Tuition
  7. Consideration and Approval of Items removed from Consent Agenda
  8. Consideration and Approval of TCCD Investment Policy
  9. Consideration and Approval of Deductive Change Order with Facilities Solutions Group for Electrical Distribution System Upgrade on Northeast Campus Amount: ($962,817.94) CREDIT
  10. Consideration and Approval of Job Order Contracting Construction Services Contract with Basecom to Provide Space Renovation for Enrollment Services Building on South Campus Amount: $178,263.52
  11. Consideration and Approval of Contract Amendment with Byrne Construction Services to Provide Construction Services for Sticky Space/Informal Learning Commons Project on Southeast Campus Amount: $3,100,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  12. Consideration and Approval of Contract with ProctorU, Inc. for Remote Proctoring Services Amount: $100,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  13. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Edmentum for PLATO Courseware Site License Amount: $162,850.00
  14. Presentation on 2017-2018 Proposed Operating Budget
  15. Consideration and Approval of 2017-2018 Operating Budget
    1. Consideration and Approval of Salaries and Benefits 2017-2018
      1. Salary Schedules
      2. Salary Increases
    2. Authority for the Chancellor to Set Individual Salaries and Sign Contracts
    3. Authority for the Chancellor to Establish Non-Credit Tuition and Fees
    4. Consideration and Approval of Tax Exemptions for Certain Disabled and Senior Citizens
    5. Setting of the Tax Rates for 2017
      1. Maintenance and Operations
    6. Resolutions
  16. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  17. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Accolades
    3. Recent Activities
      • July 21, Downtown Rotary, FW Club
      • July 24, Chat with the Chancellor, Opportunity Center
      • July 24, Conrad C. Heede, FW Club
      • July 24, Arlington ISD Superintendent Marcelo Cavazos, AISD
      • July 25, FW Star Telegram Publisher Sean Burke, FW Club
      • July 25, -Remarks- Foster Care Alumni Transition, South Campus
      • July 26, JLL Managing Director Todd Burnette, May Owen Center
      • July 27-30, National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship Retreat, Tampa FL
      • July 31, CELT/JCC Budget Workshop III, May Owen Center
      • August 1, Tarrant County CIO Chris Nchopa-Ayafor, FW Club
      • August 1, Permanent Supportive Housing Tour, Palm Tree Apartments
      • August 1, Dallas Baptist University Tour, Dallas Baptist University
      • August 2, UNT-Health Science Center President Michael Williams, FW Club
      • August 2, City of Fort Worth Assistant City Manager Jay Chapa, City Hall
      • August 2, Housing and Urban Development Regional Administrator Beth Van Duyne, HUD
      • August 2, Fort Worth Chamber Brandom Gengelbach, May Owen Center
      • August 3, MULTATECH Chairman and CEO Alfred Saenz, Petroleum Club
      • August 3, Rob Matwick Texas Rangers, Arlington ISD Marcelo Cavazos, Globe Life
      • August 3, -Remarks- Chancellor’s Quarterly Excellence Awards, Trinity River Campus
      • August 4, -Remarks- 4th Annual Breakfast With Our Elders, Opportunity Center
      • August 4, -Remarks- National American University Doctoral Cohort, Trinity River Campus
      • August 7, Conrad Breitbach Doctoral Study Interview Conference Call, May Owen Center
      • August 7, Fort Worth Executive Roundtable, City Club
      • August 8, TCU Assistant Director Rachel Capua, FW Club
      • August 8, Louise Appleman, May Owen Center
      • August 8, -Presenter- Jim Chadwell Community Leaders, Chisholm Trail High School
      • August 9, -Remarks- Community Breakfast Group, Joe T Garcia’s
      • August 10, -Remarks- Castleberry ISD Convocation, Marsch Middle School
      • August 10, Achieving the Dream Exit Interview Carol Lincoln Conference Call
      • August 10, Board of Trustees Governance, May Owen Center
      • August 11, -Remarks- Asian Business EXPO Award Luncheon, Arlington Convention Center
      • August 12, Community Link Mission’s Back-to-School Bash, Northwest Campus
      • August 14, Dallas County Community College District Chancellor Joe May, Ritz Carlton
      • August 15, Viridian General Manager Bob Kembel Viridian Visit, Viridian Park Lane
      • August 15, Audit & Finance Committee, May Owen Center
      • August 15, JCC Monthly Meeting, May Owen Center
      • August 16, -Keynote Speaker- FW Hispanic Chamber Education Luncheon, FW Club
      • August 17, The T General Manager Paul Ballard, Burnett Plaza
      • August 17, Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting, May Owen Center
  18. 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.
  19. Consideration and Action on Closed Session Items
  20. Adjournment and Announcement of Proposed 2017-2018 Board of Trustees Meetings Schedule

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Posted 12:45 p.m. Friday, August 11, 2017

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