TCC Board of Trustees to Meet December 14

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, December 14, 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. November 14, 2017
  4. Trustee/Committee Reports
    1. Governance
    2. Audit & Finance
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Policy Manual Update 32 Additions/Revisions from Texas Association of School Boards: BGC(LOCAL), CHA(LOCAL), DH(LOCAL), DIAA(LOCAL), DIAB(LOCAL)
    2. Consideration and Approval of Ratification of September 21, 2017 Board Approval of Mineral Rights Investment Policy
  6. Consideration and Approval of Items removed from Consent Agenda
  7. Consideration and Approval of Renewal of Lease Agreement to Provide Office Space for TCCD Foundation in Water Gardens Place Amount: $255,126.60
  8. Consideration and Approval of Contract Renewal of Financial Construction Services for TCCD Capital Improvement Projects Amount: $494,700.00 (plus a contingency of $100,000)
  9. Consideration and Approval of BuyBoard Agreement to Purchase Lighting System Upgrade Equipment for Police Firing Range on the Northwest Campus Amount: $176,209.99
  10. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Elsevier Nursing Examination Preparation Software Amount: $109,350.00
  11. Consideration and Approval of Agreement with EST Group for Storage Array with Automatic Backup Amount: $298,524.32
  12. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  13. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities
      • November 15, Michael West-UT Arlington, FW Club
      • November 15, Stacy Schooler-Overture Highlands, MOC
      • November 15, Southeast Fort Worth, Inc. Board Meeting, Guinn Complex
      • November 15, -Speaker- FW Real Estate Council Fireside Chat, Jeff Davis Residence
      • November 16-18, AACC Pathways Project Institute #1, Washington DC
      • November 20, Robbie Thompson-Foster CM Group, FW Club
      • November 20, -Remarks- TACHE Meeting with Trustees Appleman and Ayala, MOC
      • November 20, -Remarks- Mary I. Gourley Scholarship Luncheon, SE Campus
      • November 21, Chris Turner-State Representative, FW Club and Westway Place
      • November 21, NACCE Finance Committee Meeting, Conference Call
      • November 21, JCC Monthly Meeting, MOC
      • November 23-26, Thanksgiving Break
      • November 28, Bob Benda and Wayne Carson, FW Club
      • November 28, -Remarks- Hardin Simmons Articulation Agreement Signing, SO Campus
      • November 28, TCCD Foundation Board Meeting, TR Campus
      • November 29, Elliott Stephenson-Ben E. Keith, Conference Call
      • November 29, Jeff King-Northern Trust, Conference Call
      • November 29, CELT Monthly Meeting, TR Campus
      • November 30, Kenneth Barr, FW Club
      • December 1, Victor Boschini-TCU Chancellor, FW Club
      • December 1, Trustees Louise Appleman and Conrad C. Heede, MOC
      • December 1, Cultivating Scholars Ceremony, SO Campus
      • December 4, Lesa Roe- UNT System Chancellor, UNT College of Law
      • December 4, Trustee Conrad C. Heede and Eli Mercer, MOC
      • December 5, Tom Harris-Hillwood, FW Club
      • December 5, -Remarks- Real Estate & Facilities Holiday Luncheon, Riverside
      • December 5, -Speaker- South Campus College Visit, SO Campus
      • December 5, Women’s Policy Forum Holiday Party, City Club
      • December 6, Tarleton State Holiday Celebration, Tarleton FW Campus
      • December 6, Trustee Louise Appleman, MOC
      • December 6, -Remarks- TCC Connect Holiday Luncheon, Connect Campus
      • December 6, -Remarks- Cookies with Coppola, SE Campus
      • December 7, Brian Johnson and Gary Porter-Fielding University, MOC
      • December 7, Joseph DeLeon-Texas Health Resources, FW Club
      • December 7, -Remarks- MOC Holiday Luncheon, MOC
      • December 7, Board of Trustees Governance Meeting, MOC
      • December 8, -Speaker- Northwest Campus College Visit, NW Campus
      • December 8, Community Food Mark Market, NW Campus
      • December 8, -Remarks- South Campus Holiday Luncheon, SO Campus
      • December 8, -Remarks- Northwest Campus Holiday Celebration Food Drive, NW Campus
      • December 9, -Remarks- State of the Six Annual Event, TCCOC
      • December 9, -Host- Holiday Celebration with CELT, FW Club
      • December 12, -Remarks- First Choice Closing Program, SE Campus
      • December 12, -Remarks- Northeast Campus Holiday Celebration, NE Campus
      • December 13, CELT Monthly Meeting, TR Campus
      • December 14, Thursday Morning Breakfast Group, City Club
      • December 14, -Remarks- Trinity River Campus Holiday Celebration, TR Campus
      • December 14, Minority Leaders In Business Awards Luncheon, FW Club
      • December 14, Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting, MOC
  14. 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.
    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.
  15. Consideration and Action on Closed Session Items
  16. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting:
    1. Governance Meeting: January 11, 2018
    2. Board Meeting: January 18, 2018

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Posted 11:20 a.m. on December 8, 2017

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