TCC Board of Trustees to Meet April 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, April 19, 2018, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment/Special Presentation (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
  3. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the Meeting:
      1. March 22, 2018
  4. Trustee/Committee Reports
    1. Governance
    2. Audit & Finance
    3. Trustee Activities
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Policy Changes for DEC(LOCAL)
    2. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Policy Changes for EBA(LOCAL)
  6. Consideration and Approval of Items removed from Consent Agenda
  7. Consideration and Approval of Chambers Engineering Contract to Provide Infrastructure Improvements to Accommodate Bus Service on Southeast Campus
    Amount: $389,502.91
  8. Consideration and Approval of Chambers Engineering Contract to Provide Infrastructure Improvements to Accommodate Bus Service on Northeast Campus
    Amount: $497,551.58
  9. Consideration and Approval of Cooperative Agreement Purchase of Equipment for Emergency Power System Upgrade on Southeast Campus
    Amount: $392,203.00
  10. Consideration and Approval of Cooperative Agreement Equipment Purchase of Switchgear for Northwest Campus
    Amount: $227,284.00
  11. Consideration and Approval of Mart, Inc. to Provide Construction Services for Renovation and Installation of Kiln on Northeast Campus
    Amount: $113,604.00
  12. Consideration and Approval of Texas Refrigeration Equipment Purchase, Installation and Repair of Chilled/Heating Water Piping on Northeast Campus
    Amount: $2,357,807.17
  13. Consideration and Approval of TD Industries Contract to Provide Equipment and Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Services for Renovation of Natatorium on South Campus
    Amount: $495,901.19
  14. Consideration and Approval of TD Industries Contract to Provide Equipment and Services to Replace Health Science Bldg. HVAC System on South Campus
    Amount: $296,552.85
  15. Consideration and Approval of Ellucian Central Helpdesk 24X7 Services Contract Extension
    Amount: $65,287/monthly (12 months/$789,924.00)
  16. Consideration and Approval of Solid Border Palo Alto Firewall Subscriptions
    Amount: $192,743.00
  17. Consideration and Approval of Rosetta Stone Foundations for Higher Education
    Amount: $687,000.00
  18. Consideration and Approval of SKC Communications Contract to Provide Equipment, Parts and Systems to be Installed in 50 TCCD Classrooms
    Amount: $544,313.97
  19. Consideration and Approval of Blue Metal Architects Contract for Student Pathways Technology Design
    Amount: $420,168.00
  20. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Microsoft Premier Support Plan Renewal
    Amount: $160,030.00
  21. Consideration and Approval of D&M Enterprise Contract for Project Management Services
    Amount: $1,478,720.00 (Not to Exceed)
  22. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  23. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities
      • March 24, Kay Granger Arts Discovery Contest, TR Campus
      • March 28, Medical City North Board of Trustees Meeting, Medical City
      • March 29, -Presenter- South Campus College Visit, SO Campus
      • April 2, -Presenter- Northeast Campus College Visit, NE Campus
      • April 3, Speaker Paul Ryan Town Hall, Catholic Charities
      • April 3, -Presenter- Northwest Campus College Visit, NW Campus
      • April 4, NACCE Conference Call, MOC
      • April 4, Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. Annual Meeting/Luncheon, Omni Hotel
      • April 4, -Presenter- Connect Campus College Visit, TRC Campus
      • April 5, Trustee Conrad Heede, FW Club
      • April 6, Audit & Finance Committee Meeting, MOC
      • April 7, -Remarks- South Campus 50th Celebration Masquerade Ball, FW Club
      • April 9, -Presenter- College Visit for District Employees, TR Campus
      • April 9, William Koehler Conference Call, MOC
      • April 9, -Presenter- Trinity River Campus College Visit, TR Campus
      • April 10, -Presenter- Southeast Campus College Visit, SE Campus
      • April 11, Powerful Purses Luncheon, FW Club
      • April 11, Trustee Louise Appleman, MOC
      • April 12, Thursday Morning Breakfast Group, City Club
      • April 12, Shereah Taylor and Kevin Harper – JCC, MOC
      • April 12, NACCE Executive Committee Meeting Conference call, MOC
      • April 12, Board of Trustees Governance Meeting, MOC
      • April 13, David Chappell and Jyric Sims, Medical City Fort Worth
      • April 14, -Remarks- TCC Police Annual Awards Banquet, TR Campus
      • April 16, JCC Monthly Meeting, MOC
      • April 17, -Remarks- Bolen Awards Ceremony, TR Campus
      • April 18, United Way CEO Summit, Hurst Convention Center
      • April 18, Ed Riefenstahl-TCU, Meso Maya
      • April 18, Trustee Conrad Heede, MOC
      • April 19 -Speaker- Metroport Cities Partnership Board Meeting, Trophy Club
      • April 19,-Volunteer- FW Main Street Arts Festival, Downtown Main Street
      • April 19, Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting, MOC
  24. 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 property located at 1500 Houston Street.
    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.
  25. Consideration and Action on Closed Session Items
  26. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting:
    1. Governance Meeting: May 10, 2018
    2. Board Meeting: May 17, 2018

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Updated 10:35 a.m. on April 16, 2018

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