TCC Board of Trustees to Meet March 22

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, March 22, 2018, 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. February 15, 2018
  4. Trustee/Committee Reports
    1. Governance
    2. Audit & Finance
    3. Trustee Activities
  5. College Presentation
    1. “Faculty Strategies in Preparing the Future Workforce: Critical Thinking”
  6. 2017 TCCD Police Department Annual Traffic Contact Report
  7. Consideration and Approval of Contract for Paving Modifications to Accommodate Bus Service on Northwest Campus
    Amount: $258,640.82
  8. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Cooling Tower for Northwest Campus
    Amount: $200,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  9. Consideration and Approval of Multiple Equipment Purchases to Support the Medium Voltage Distribution System on Northwest Campus
    Amount: $547,385.00 – Transformers
    Amount: 159,818.00 – Switchgear
  10. Consideration and Approval of Final Deductive Change Order to Contract to Upgrade Building Automation System to Reliable Controls on Northeast Campus
    Amount: ($53,887.88) Credit
  11. Consideration and Approval of Houston Galveston Area Council Cooperative Agreement to Provide Equipment for Emergency Power System at South Campus
    Amount: $362,098.00
  12. Consideration and Approval to Provide Space Renovation for Records Management Department at District Multi-Purpose Center
    Amount: $1,000,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
  13. Consideration and Approval of Contract to Provide Geographic Information Systems Utility Mapping for District
    Amount: $336,600.00
  14. Consideration and Approval of Contract to Provide Grounds Service for Trinity River Campus, Trinity River East Campus, May Owen Center, District Multi-Purpose Facility, EJH Center of Excellence for Aviation and TCC Opportunity Center
    Amount: $471,150.00 (Not to Exceed)
  15. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Insight Public Sector to Provide Information Security Assessment
    Amount: $148,149.94
  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. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities
      • February 16, –Remarks– NE President’s Leadership Institute, NE Campus
      • February 16, Joe May-DCCCD Chancellor Photo Shoot, DCCCD
      • February 16, –Remarks– Dental Hygiene Clinic Open House, NE Campus
      • February 17, The Heart of Peace Concert, SO Campus
      • February 19, Alfred Saenz-MULTATECH, FW Club
      • February 20, Mayor’s State of the City Address Luncheon, FW Convention Center
      • February 20, JCC Monthly Meeting, MOC
      • February 21, –Panelist– FW Business Press Business for Breakfast Series, FW Club
      • February 21, Roger Staubach-Staubach Company, MOC
      • February 21, Xavier Villarreal-Medical City of North Hills Tour, Medical City
      • February 21, TCC Foundation Board Meeting, TR Campus
      • February 22, Thursday Morning Breakfast Group, City Club
      • February 22, –Remarks– Texas Workforce Commission Inspirus Check Presentation, OC
      • February 22, Chris Pool-D&M Enterprise, MOC
      • February 23, –Remarks– 12th Annual Ariel Hunter-Chriss Conference, SO Campus
      • February 24, –Remarks– 2nd Annual Hands on Peace (HOPE), TR Campus
      • February 26, Elbit Systems Visit and Tour, Elbit Systems
      • February 27, Trustee Conrad C. Heede, FW Club
      • February 27, Todd Williams and Eric Ban-The Commit! Partnership, MOC
      • February 27, –Remarks– Tarleton State University Ground Breaking, TSUFW
      • February 27, –Remarks– Celebrating Strides African American History Event, TR Campus
      • February 28, Medical City North Hills Board Meeting, Medical City
      • February 28, Chancellor’s Executive Leadership Team Meeting, TR Campus
      • February 28, Kara Waddell, Mayor Betsy Price, Bill Koehler, City Hall
      • March 1, Martin Sprocket and Gear, MSG
      • March 1, Noah Brown-ACCT Conference Call, MOC
      • March 1, Dane Stangler Conference Call, MOC
      • March 2, Renaissance Worthington Hotel Kitchen Tour, Worthington Hotel
      • March 2, J.D. Granger-Trinity River Vision Authority, FW Club
      • March 5, Trustee Teresa Ayala, Esperanza’s
      • March 5, Beverly Bower Conference Call, MOC
      • March 5, Trustee Diane Patrick, FW Club
      • March 6, NTxAC Education & Task Force, NTC
      • March 6, Steve Smiley and Shereah Taylor-JCC, MOC
      • March 6, JCC Monthly Meeting, MOC
      • March 7, Trustee Louise Appleman, MOC
      • March 7, North Texas Community Foundation Annual Luncheon, FW Club
      • March 8, Thursday Morning Breakfast Group, City Club
      • March 8, Board of Trustees Governance Meeting, MOC
      • March 10-18, Spring Break – TCC Closed
      • March 21, TCC Foundation Board Meeting, TR Campus
      • March 22, –Remarks– Texas Tribune Event, TR Campus
      • March 22, Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting, MOC
  18. 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, including Storm Water Control Easements.
    2. Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code. The deliberation will include presentation and discussion on employee appeal.
    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.
    4. Deliberation regarding the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation of security personnel or devices, Section 551.076, Texas Government Code.
  19. Consideration and Action on Closed Session Items
  20. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting:
    1. Governance Meeting: April 12, 2018
    2. Board Meeting: April 19, 2018

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Posted 1:35 p.m. on March 9, 2018

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