TCC Board of Trustees to Meet February 21

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, February 21, 2019, 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. January 17, 2019
  4. Trustee/Committee Reports
    1. Governance
    2. Audit & Finance
    3. Trustee Activities
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of Recommendation for Faculty Promotion in Rank and Tenure
  6. Consideration and Approval of Order Adopting Polling Locations and Revised Order of Election
  7. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Bennett Benner Partners to Provide District Staff Relocation-Design Services
    Amount: $674,321.35
  8. Consideration and Approval of Contract Renewal with GCA Education Services to Provide District Grounds Services
    Amount: $485,284.50 (Not to Exceed)
  9. Consideration and Approval of Contract with JQ Engineering to Provide Design Services for South Campus Welding Technology Lab
    Amount: $159,630.00
  10. Consideration and Approval of Final Deductive Change Order to Northeast Campus Central Plaza Site Improvements
    Amount: ($42,640.62) CREDIT
  11. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Johnson Controls to Purchase Chiller Replacements for Northeast Campus
    Amount: $1,357,217.00
  12. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Freedom Construction to Replace Northeast Campus Student Center Exterior Doors
    Amount: $450,375.22
  13. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Facilities Solutions Group to Provide Northwest Campus Medium Voltage Upgrades
    Amount: $3,394,392.40
  14. Consideration and Approval of Final Deductive Change Order to Southeast Campus Bus Service Project
    Amount: ($44,471.55) CREDIT
  15. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Mart, Inc. to Provide Southeast Campus Exterior Access Control Installation
    Amount: $1,078,000.00
  16. Consideration and Approval of Renewal Purchase of Palo Alto Firewall Device Subscriptions and Maintenance Support
    Amount: $192,743.00
  17. Consideration and Approval of Contract with D&M Enterprises to Provide Pathways Program Management Services
    Amount: $2,081,280.00 (Not to Exceed)
  18. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  19. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities
      • January 18, TWU Chancellor and Presidents Meeting, TR Campus
      • January 21, -MLK Holiday-
      • January 23, ACCT Rural and Urban Males Paper Release Conference Call, MOC
      • January 23, Todd Deal-Center for Creative Leadership Conference Call, MOC
      • January 24, Mike Berry-Hillwood Conference Call, MOC
      • January 28, Sundt/NCCER/Central Arizona College Training Discussion, SO Campus
      • January 28, Jeff Williams-Mayor and Rob Matwick-Texas Rangers, Globe Life Park
      • January 29, Sundt/NCCER/Central Arizona College Training Discussion, TCCOC
      • January 30-February 3, -Presenter- AACC Workforce Development Institute, San Diego
      • February 4, Marcelo Cavazos-AISD Hospitality Workforce Development Meeting, AISD
      • February 4, FW Executive Roundtable Meeting, City Club
      • February 4, Pete O’Brien-Catholic Charities Fort Worth Conference Call, MOC
      • February 5, NACCE Finance and Executive Committee Meeting Conference Call, MOC
      • February 5, Trustee Conrad C. Heede, FW Club
      • February 6, Visit FW Annual Meeting and Breakfast, Omni Hotel
      • February 6, Joe May-DCCCD Conference Call, MOC
      • February 6, Trustee Louise Appleman, MOC
      • February 7, Trustee Teresa Ayala, MOC
      • February 7, Board of Trustees Governance Meeting, MOC
      • February 8, Workforce Development Opportunities Meeting, AISD
      • February 9, -Remarks- US Pan Asian Chamber Annual Banquet, Thanh Thanh Restaurant
      • February 10-13, -Panelist- ACCT National Legislative Summit, Washington
      • February 14, Thursday Morning Breakfast Group, City Club
      • February 14, Shereah Taylor and Kevin Harper-JCC Monthly Meeting, MOC
      • February 15, -Remarks- Faculty Senate Chat, SO Campus
      • February 15, Downtown Rotary, FW Club
      • February 15, Texas Distance Learning Association Regional Meeting, TCC Connect
      • February 15, NACCE Quarterly Board of Directors Meeting Conference Call, MOC
      • February 18, Maria Hesse-Arizona State University, FW Club
      • February 18, Williamson-Dickie Meeting, Williamson-Dickie
      • February 19, Mayor’s State of the City Address Luncheon, FW Convention Center
      • February 19, JCC Monthly Meeting, MOC
      • February 20, Senator John Cornyn Career and Technical Programs Visit, FW
      • February 21, Healthcare Sector Partnership Meeting, FW Chamber
      • February 21, NTC Board of Directors Meeting, Hilton DFW
      • February 21, Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting, MOC
  20. 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.
    4. Deliberation regarding the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation of security personnel or devices, Section 551.076, Texas Government Code.
  21. Consideration and Action on Closed Session Items
  22. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting:
    • Governance Meeting: March 7, 2019
    • Board Meeting: March 21, 2019

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Posted 9:45 a.m. on February 15, 2019

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