TCC Board of Trustees Work Session Meeting April 9

Supporting materials for the work session meeting will be provided on the Board Meetings page. Once the meeting has begun, streaming video of the proceedings will also be available.

Pursuant to the authority granted in the Declaration of Emergency issued by the Office of the Texas Governor on March 13, 2020, and in the subsequent suspension of certain provisions of the Open Meetings Act on March 16, 2020, in an effort to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus by avoiding large group meetings while still ensuring continued governmental operations and preserving transparency:

Take notice that the Monthly Work Session Meeting of the Tarrant County College Board of Trustees will be held telephonically and at the District Offices, 1500 Houston Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102, commencing at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, 2020, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment/Special Presentation (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
    • Members of the public wanting to make public comment at the meeting must e-mail on or before 1 p.m. CDT on Thursday, April 9, 2020, noting the nature of the comment to be made and a telephone number where you can be reached during the meeting. Registered participants will be called in the order their requests were received and joined to the meeting telephonically during the “Public Comment” portion of the meeting.
  3. Review of Board Business Items
    1. March 5, 2020 Work Session Meeting Minutes
    2. March 19, 2020 Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes
  4. Review of Proposed Consent Agenda Items for Board Meeting on April 16, 2020
  5. Review of Proposed Individual Action Items for Board Meeting on April 16, 2020
    1. Consideration and Approval of Contracts with Multiple Service Providers for Hot Water Upgrades in Health and Physical Education and Building Services Buildings on Northeast Campus
      Amount of $1,950,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
    2. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Multiple Service Providers to Upgrade 21st Century Classrooms on South Campus (SACD 1403, 1406, 1407, 1411)
      Amount of $336,998.52
    3. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Cable’s Plumbing, LLC for Completion of Sewer Main Restoration Phase II-B Restoration at South Campus
      Amount of $478,235.95
    4. Consideration and Approval of Service Authorization with Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. for Professional Design Services Phase II to Renovate the 3rd Floor of OWTL
      Amount of $314,056.00
    5. Consideration and Approval of construction contract with Chambers Engineering Northeast Campus Technology and Arts Building, IILE Basic and Provisional Classroom Upgrade
      Amount of $220,693.70
    6. Consideration and Approval of Contract Renewal with Microsoft Premier for Access Support and Training on Microsoft Systems
      Amount of $176,690.00
    7. Ratification of the COVID-19 Purchase of 1,000 Surface Pros from Microsoft
      Amount of $1,333,090.00
    8. Ratification of the COVID-19 Purchase of 2,000 Cellular Service lines from T-Mobile USA, INC. (includes 2,000 Cellular-Enabled Electronic Tablets
      Amount of $1,020,460.00
    9. Consideration and Approval of Two-Year Master Agreement with D&M, LLC for consulting services; and a Statement of Work for Oversight and Staff Augmentation in Support of Three Goals and Eight Principles
      Amount of $4,301,440.00 (Not to Exceed)
  6. Report of the Chancellor
    1. Schedule of Upcoming Facility Projects
    2. Schedule of Upcoming Information Technology Projects
    3. Chancellor Updates
  7. 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 Work Session 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.

    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.

  8. Adjournment

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Posted 12:25 p.m. on April 6, 2020

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