TCC Board of Trustees to Meet August 16

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 16, 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. Public Hearing on 2018–2019 Proposed Budget
  4. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the Meeting:
      1. July 19, 2018
  5. Trustee/Committee Reports
    1. Governance
    2. Audit & Finance
    3. Trustee Activities
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of TCCD Investment Policy
    2. Consideration and Approval of TCCD Investment Broker List
    3. Consideration and Approval of Inter-local and Cooperative Agreements
    4. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Policy Changes for DEA (LOCAL)
    5. Consideration and Approval of 2018–2019 Student Fees
    6. Consideration and Approval of Safety and Security Audit Report
    7. Consideration and Approval of Amendment and Restated Declaration of Covenants, Restrictions, and Easements for Alliance East
    8. Consideration and Approval of Delegation for Chancellor to Approve and Sign Natural Gas Energy Contracts for 2018–2032
  7. Consideration and Approval of Items removed from Consent Agenda
  8. Consideration and Approval of Trinity River Campus West Fork Tower Tarleton State University Interior Renovation
    Amount: $3,875,512.00
  9. Consideration and Approval of South Campus Automotive Tech and Automotive Collision Building Fire Sprinkler System Upgrades
    Amount: $828,216.49
  10. Consideration and Approval of TCC Opportunity Center Building Automation System Upgrade
    Amount: $135,916.07
  11. Consideration and Approval of 3-Year Renewal of Ellucian Colleague Software
    Amount: $2,190,663.00 ($688,109/$729,395/$773,159)
  12. Consideration and Approval of Annual Renewal of ExLibris Alma/Primo Software Subscription
    Amount: $185,440.27
  13. Consideration and Approval of 3-Year Upgrade of Internet Services for South, Northeast, Northwest and Southeast Campuses
    Amount: $237,965.01 ($79,321.67 annually)
  14. Consideration and Approval of 2-Year Contract with Texas Industrial Security to Provide Security Services for TCCD
    Amount: $1,357,306.00 (Not to Exceed $678,653 annually)
  15. Presentation on 2018–2019 Proposed Operating Budget
  16. Consideration and Approval of 2018–19 Operating Budget
    1. Consideration and Approval of Annual Compensation Plan: Salaries and Benefits
      1. Salary Schedules
      2. Salary Increases
      3. Benefits
    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 Tuition Rate Increase for 3 Years
    5. Consideration and Approval of Tax Exemptions for Certain Disabled and Senior Citizens
    6. Setting of the Tax Rates for 2018
      1. Maintenance and Operations
    7. Resolutions
  17. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  18. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities
      • July 23, UNTHSC Entrepreneurship Strategy Session, WeWork Clearfork
      • July 24, Judy Bernas, Dr. Flynn-UNTHSC and Dr. Ken Scribner-FWISD, FWISD
      • July 24, Trustee Michael Williams, Bethlehem Baptist Church
      • July 26-27, NACCE Board Meeting, MOC
      • July 31, Board of Trustees Retreat, Omni Fort Worth Hotel
      • July 31, Alliance Airport Runway Extension Project Dinner, Circle T Ranch
      • August 1, David Wilk-Four Day Weekend, FW Club
      • August 2, Arlington State of District, Mac Bernd Professional Development Center
      • August 2, FW Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 45th Anniversary Celebration, Capital Grille
      • August 3, –Remarks– 5th Annual Breakfast with Our Elders, TCCOC
      • August 3, Chancellor’s Executive Leadership Team Meeting, TR Campus Clearfork
      • August 6, –Speaker– FW Executive Roundtable, City Club
      • August 7, Shereah Taylor and Kevin Harper-JCC, MOC
      • August 7, Trustee Conrad C. Heede, FW Club
      • August 8, Mary Margaret Lemmons-FW Housing Solutions, FW Club
      • August 8, Marcia Daniel and Bob Cominsky-Ellucian, MOC
      • August 8, Trustee Louise Appleman, MOC
      • August 8, Kristin Sullivan-Read Fort Worth, MOC
      • August 9, Thursday Morning Breakfast Group, City Club
      • August 9, Board of Trustees Governance Meeting, MOC
      • August 10, –Remarks– New Faculty Orientation Lunch, TR Campus East
      • August 13, –Remarks– Amerigroup Check Signing Ceremony, SO Campus
      • August 13, JR Gambill-Klein Tools, MOC
      • August 14, Audit & Finance Committee Meeting, MOC
      • August 14, JCC Monthly Meeting, MOC
      • August 15, NAMI Walks Kick-Off Luncheon, Colonial Country Club
      • August 15, Arlington TIF #1, Arlington City Hall
      • August 15, –Remarks– Brick Project Dedication Event, SE Campus
      • August 16, FW Chamber Board of Directors Meeting, FW Club
      • August 16, Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting, MOC
  19. Closed Meeting:
    • Deliberation Real Property, Section 551.072, Texas Government Code. The Real Property discussion will address the purchase, exchange, lease or value of Real Estate.
    • Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code. The deliberation will include presentation and discussion on employee appeal.
    • 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.
  20. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
  21. Adjournment and Announcement of Proposed 2018–2019 Board of Trustees Meetings Schedule

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Posted 1:25 p.m. on August 10, 2018

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