TCC Board of Trustees to Meet November 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 Tuesday, November 19, 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. October 24, 2019
      2. October 28, 2019
      3. November 14, 2019
  4. Trustee/Committee Reports
    1. Governance
    2. Audit & Finance (Accept Comprehensive Financial Annual Report as Audited by Weaver)
    3. Trustee Activities
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of Northwest Campus FireTraining Field LP Gas Line Replacement – Deductive Change Order with Cable Plumbing
      Amount: ($31,312.09) CREDIT
    2. Consideration and Approval of TCCD Diesel Technician, Level 1 Certificate Program
  6. Consideration and Approval of Contract Renewal with ThyssenKemp Elevator Corporation to Provide Districtwide Elevator Maintenance Services
    Amount: $234,464.16
  7. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Freedom Construction to Provide Northeast Campus Academic Classroom Building and Health Sciences Building Classroom Renovations
    Amount: $156,451.07
  8. Consideration and Approval of Lease and Maintenance Agreement Contract with Chambers Engineering to Provide Brick Assessment Scaffolding at Northwest Campus
    Amount: $361,776.64
  9. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Trevino Group, Inc. to Provide Trinity River Campus Fitness Center Renovations
    Amount: $250,526.31
  10. Consideration and Approval of Purchase from Dell EMC for Upgrading Storage Controllers and Increasing Storage at the TCCD Data Center and Disaster Recovery Site
    Amount: $126,594.14 (Not to Exceed)
  11. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Two-Year Elsevier HESI Legacy Cohort Quote to Provide Access Codes to the Nursing Department Graduating Class of 2021
    Amount: $137,402.50
  12. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Resolutions/Contracts for TCCD 2019-2020 Insurance Renewal with McGriff, Seibels & Williams, RHSB and Higginbotham
    Amount: $1,218,238.00
  13. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  14. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities
      • October 25, -Speaker- Mid Cities Pacesetters Rotary Club, Euless
      • October 25, Andy Taft-DFWInc, DFWInc Office
      • October 25, Donna VanNess-Housing Channel, MOC
      • October 25, Rotarian Wine Appreciation Dinner, SE Campus
      • October 26, Dickies Arena Grand Opening Ceremony, Dickies Arena
      • October 28, -Speaker- Campus Visit, NE Campus
      • October 28, Human Trafficking Discussion Meeting, NE Campus
      • October 29, -Speaker- College Visit/District Employees, TR Campus
      • October 30, Center for Creative Leadership Session, City Club
      • October 31, Mitch Whitten, Greg Oates, Ryan Oliver and Michael Williams, UNTHSC
      • October 31, -Speaker- College Visit, NW Campus
      • October 31, George Popstefanov-PMG, Michael Williams-UNTHSC and Chris Gavras-CG Group, UNTHSC
      • November 1, Heart of North Texas Conference, NRH Centre
      • November 1, -Remarks- TCCF Scholarship Luncheon, TR Campus
      • November 4, Trustee Kenneth Barr AOC/CEATL Tours, AOC/CEATL
      • November 4, FW Executive Roundtable Meeting, City Club
      • November 4, Trustee Kenneth Barr and Commissioner Devan Allen, Arlington Sub-Courthouse
      • November 5, Investor’s Council Meeting, FW Chamber
      • November 5, Satya Nadella-Microsoft, Las Colinas
      • November 5, Election Watch Gathering, MOC
      • November 6, Trustee Teresa Ayala, Esperanza’s
      • November 6, Trustee Conrad C. Heede and John Terrell, Southlake
      • November 8, Trustee Conrad C. Heede, NE Campus
      • November 8-9, Texas Urban Council (TUC) of Superintendents Conference, San Antonio
      • November 11, -Remarks- TCC Presidents/TWU Luncheon, TWU
      • November 12, Janet Hahn and Karen Thornton-TCC Foundation Board of Directors, FW Club
      • November 12, Kevin Harper and Daiju Hoshino-JCC, MOC
      • November 12, Todd Deal-CCL Conference Call, MOC
      • November 13, NAWB Convening, Globe Life Park
      • November 14, Board of Trustees Governance Meeting and Canvassing the Bond Election Results Meeting, MOC
      • November 15, -Remarks- Chancellor’s Excellence Awards, SO Campus
      • November 15, JCC Monthly Meeting, MOC
      • November 19, Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting, MOC
  15. Closed Session:
    The Board will conduct a closed meeting in order to discuss matters permitted by the following sections of Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.

    1. Section 551.071, Consultation with Attorney
      To seek the advice of its attorney about pending or contemplated litigation, settlement offers, or any matter in which the duty of the attorney to the District under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with the Texas Open Meetings Act.

      1. Legal issues regarding any item listed on today’s District Board Meeting agenda.
    2. Section 551.072, Deliberations Regarding Real Property
      Deliberate the purchase, sale, exchange, lease or value of real property where deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the position of the District in negotiations with a third party.
    3. Section 551.074, Deliberations on Personnel Matters
      Deliberate appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee.
    4. Section 551.076, Deliberations on Security Devices or Security Audits
      Deliberate regarding the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation, of security personnel or devices.
    5. Legal issues related to Investment Policy

    The Board may reconvene in open session and act on any item listed on the Executive Session Agenda in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.

  16. Consideration and Action on Closed Session Items
  17. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting
    1. Governance Meeting: December 5, 2019
    2. Board Meeting: December 12, 2019

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Posted 12:45 p.m. on November 15, 2019

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