TCC Board of Trustees to Meet June 18

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.

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 Meeting of the Tarrant County College Board of Trustees will be held telephonically/video conferencing and at the District Offices, 1500 Houston Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102, commencing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, 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 5 p.m. CDT on Thursday, June 18, 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. Board Business Items and Announcements
    1. Approval of Work Session Meeting Minutes for May 14, 2020
    2. Approval of Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes for May 21, 2020
    3. Trustee Activities
  4. Consideration and Approval of Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of Resolution Granting Authority to the Chancellor, until October 1, 2020, to Establish Procedures Necessary to Facilitate the Continuity of the District’s Operations to Combat the Spread of the COVID-19 virus
    2. Consideration and Approval of Resolution Granting Authority to the Chancellor to Establish Interim Procedures and Guidelines to Implement the New Title IX Regulations, until Board of Trustees Policies are Changed to Address these Regulations
    3. Consideration and Approval of Ratification of Temporary Amendment to TASB Local (DEC) Policy.
    4. Consideration and Approval of Contract with US Aviation Group, LLC, for the Flight Training for the Professional Pilot Program at the Northwest Campus
    5. Consideration and Approval of Amendments to TASB Local(FLB) Policy
    6. Consideration and Approval of Purchase from Hoyt Breathing Air Products for Twenty-Five (25) Breathing Apparatuses for the Fire Service Training Center at Northwest Campus
      Amount of $128,212.50
    7. Consideration and Approval of Ratification of Community Engagement and Education Online Course Fees
    8. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Digital Air Control, Inc. (DAC) for Replacement of Access Control Software & Associated Control Equipment
      Amount of $699,970.00
  5. Consideration and Approval of Individual Action Items
    1. Consideration and Approval of Ratification of Letter Agreement with Gordian Group, Inc. for District Job Order Contract Products and Services and Associated Future Expenditures
      Amount Up to $300,000.00 (Not to Exceed)
    2. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. for the Development Phase of the Owner’s Representation Services to Manage the November 2019 Bond Projects
      Amount of $324,983.00
    3. Consideration and approval of Contract with Tubbesing Services LLC. for Uninterrupted Power Supply Equipment Maintenance Services for the College District
      Amount of $439,200.00
    4. Consideration and Approval of Purchase with General Datatech for IT Switches and Wireless Access Points (WAPs) for the District Staff Relocation Project
      Amount of $443,587.05
    5. Consideration and Approval of the Construction Contract with TD Industries for Compressed Air Systems Upgrades at the Power Plant Building on South Campus
      Amount of $266,658.00
    6. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Freedom Construction, LLC. for the Renovation of Learning Centers at the Health Sciences Center at the Northeast Campus
      Amount of $190,992.59
    7. Consideration and Approval for Contracts with Facilities Solution Group to Upgrade LED Lighting at Northwest and South Campuses in the Combined
      Amount of $852,318.68
    8. Consideration and Approval Purchase with Rexel USA, Inc. for Electrical Transfer Switches on the South and Southeast campuses
      Amount of $111,056.00
    9. Consideration and Approval of Contracts with Pathway Communications, Ltd. for Various Audio-Visual Supply and Installation Projects
      Total Amount of $229,332.00
    10. Consideration and Approval of Contract with International Consulting Acquisition Corp. (dba ISG Public Sector) for a Current State Assessment and Enterprise Software Implementation Service Provider Evaluation
      Amount of $810,346.00 (Not to Exceed)
    11. Consideration and Approval of Resolution and Amended and Restated Participation Agreement to Extend Tarrant County College District Participation in Arlington Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #1 (Downtown)
  6. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update/Review of Income and Expenditures
    2. Review of Investment Portfolio
  7. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. College Accolades
    3. Recent Activities
  8. 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.

  9. Consideration and Action on Closed Session Items
  10. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting
    1. Work Session Meeting: August 13, 2020
    2. Board Meeting: August 20, 2020

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Posted 3:20 p.m. on June 15, 2020

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