TCC Board of Trustees to Meet October 19

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 16, 2017, 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 21, 2017
  4. Trustee/Committee Reports
    1. Governance
    2. Audit & Finance
      1. Ratification of the vote taken on September 21, 2017, wherein the Investment Policy was adopted by this Board
      2. Action/Ratification of the vote on September 21, 2017, as to the Mineral Rights-Scholarship Fund Portfolio Investment Policy and the Addendum to the Foundation Management Agreement are deferred to a later date
    3. ACCT Leadership Congress
    4. South Campus 50th Extravaganza
    5. Abrazando al Exito Scholarship Banquet
    6. Fiat-Chrysler Partnership
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of Course Material Feeds for Inclusive Access Textbook Pilot Program
  6. Consideration and Approval of Items removed from Consent Agenda
  7. College Presentation: “Partnerships with Secondary Schools”
  8. Consideration and Approval of Final Deductive Change Order with Muckleroy & Falls for Construction Services for Exterior Stair Tower on Trinity River Campus West Fork Tower Amount: ($208,339.93) CREDIT
  9. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Mart, Inc. to Provide Construction Services for Renovation of Police Sub-Station in Student Center Building and Student Commons Area in Math Emporium Building on South Campus Amount: $819,833.00
  10. Consideration and Approval of Three (3) Year Adobe Enterprise Term License Agreement Amount: $443,841.00 ($147,947.00 annually)
  11. Consideration and Approval of Two (2) Year Contract Extension Agreement with AT&T to Provide Data Center Colocation Facility Amount: $231,420.00 ($115,710.00 annually)
  12. Consideration and Approval of One (1) Contract Extension Agreement with Open Channels Group (OCG) to Provide Public Relations/Marketing Services and the Purchase of Marketing and Media Advertising Placements Amount: $1,000,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  13. Consideration and Approval of 2017-18 Insurance Renewal Amount: $1,266,036.00 (ESTIMATED)
  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 22, –Remarks– Information Day “Guided Pathways to Success, South Campus
      • September 22, Downtown Rotary, FW Club
      • September 22, Fort Worth Chamber Amazon HQ2, Sundance Square
      • September 22, –Remarks– NE Campus Leadership Team, Northeast Campus
      • September 25-27, Association of Community College Trustees Conference, Las Vegas
      • September 28, Thursday Morning Breakfast Group, City Club
      • September 28, Paul Ballard and Rebecca Montgomery Conference Call, May Owen Center
      • September 28, Nate Nickerson Conference Call, May Owen Center
      • September 28, Hispanic Heritage Event-Dr. Marcello Cavazos AISD, Trinity River Campus
      • September 28, North Texas Commission Board Meeting, Grapevine
      • September 28, Tarleton State University Annual “Night Urbino”, TSU
      • September 29, –Remarks– Workforce Solutions Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Northwest Campus
      • September 29, Downtown Rotary, FW Club
      • September 30, –Remarks– 6th Annual Intergenerational Community Conversation
      • September 30, –Remarks– South Campus Family Extravaganza, South Campus
      • October 2, FWISD Ken Scribner and AISD Marcello Cavazos, FW Club
      • October 2, Keller ISD Rick Westfall, Sundance Square
      • October 2, Town Hall on Race and Culture, First Presbyterian Church
      • October 3, –Speaker– TCC Foundation State of the College Breakfast, Trinity River Campus
      • October 4, Executive Focus Group, FW Convention & Visitors Bureau
      • October 4, United Way 25th Annual Report to the Community, Hurst Conference Center
      • October 4, NACCE Rebecca Corbin Conference Call, May Owen Center
      • October 5, Dr. Jamie Gonzalez- Health Plan Alliance, May Owen Center
      • October 5, Dr. Andrew Ha-Sigma Swim, May Owen Center
      • October 5, AACC Pathways Board of Trustees Briefing – Dr. Johnstone, Trinity River Campus
      • October 5, Finance and Audit Committee Meeting, Trinity River Campus
      • October 5, 8th Annual Abrazando al Exito Scholarship Banquet, Northwest Campus
      • October 6, Downtown Rotary, FW Club
      • October 7-11 –Conference Convener– NACCE 2017 Conference, Tampa
      • October 7, NACCE Board Dinner, Tampa
      • October 8, NACCE Leadership & Philanthropy Dinner, Tampa
      • October 9, NACCE Dinner & Networking, Tampa
      • October 10, NACCE Pirate’s Ball & Social Entrepreneurship Celebration, Tampa
      • October 12, Thursday Morning Breakfast Group, City Club
      • October 12, JCC Chair Steve Smiley and Chair Elect Shereah Taylor, May Owen Center
      • October 12, Board of Directors Governance Meeting, May Owen Center
      • October 12, –Remarks– 50th Anniversary Nursing Program, Trinity River Campus
      • October 13, FWISD State of Education Luncheon, Cendera Center
      • October 13, Tour of Health Sciences-Mike Williams, Trinity River East Campus
      • October 13, Soiree at Viridian-Bob Kembel, Arlington
      • October 14, –Remarks– Bookfest, Trinity River Campus
      • October 16, Kay Granger’s Annual Women’s Summit Luncheon, Cendera Center
      • October 17, –Remarks– Fort Worth Ministers Union, East Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church
      • October 17, JCC Monthly Meeting, May Owen Center
      • October 17, Brinton Payne-ACEC Tarrant County, City Club
      • October 18, State of the City Luncheon Mayor Jeff Williams, Arlington Convention Center
      • October 18, TCC Foundation Strategic Planning Workshop, Trinity River Campus
      • October 19, FW Chamber Board of Directors Meeting, FW Club
      • October 19, Texas Education Male Students of Color Consortium, Trinity River Campus
      • October 19, Fort Worth City manager’s Annual Update, Sheraton
      • October 19, Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting, May Owen Center
  16. Closed Session:
    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. The Deliberation will include discussion on the Chancellor’s 2017-2018 Goals and Contract.
    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.
  17. Consideration and Action on Closed Session Items, including possible adoption of a 457(f) Benefits Plan
  18. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting:
    1. Governance Meeting: November 7, 2017
    2. Board Meeting: November 14, 2017

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Posted 2 p.m. on October 16, 2017

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