TCC Board of Trustees to Meet December 10

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/video conferencing and at the TCC Trinity River Campus, 300 Trinity River Campus Circle, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102, commencing at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 10, 2020, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
    • Members of the public wanting to make public comment at the meeting must e-mail on or before 12:30 p.m. CDT on Thursday, December 10, 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. Continuation of Bond Program Discussion
  4. Review of Board Business Items
    1. November 12, 2020 Work Session Meeting Minutes
    2. November 19, 2020 Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes
    3. Finance & Audit Committee Report
  5. Chancellor’s Overview
  6. Review of Proposed Consent Agenda Items for Board Meeting on December 17, 2020
    1. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Elsevier, Inc. for the Spring 2021 Nursing Cohort Enrollment Training in the Amount of $142,332.50
    2. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Assessment Technology Institute (ATI) for the Spring 2021 Nursing Cohort Graduating in Fall 2022, in the Amount of $135,150.00
  7. Review of Proposed Individual Action Items for Board Meeting on December 17, 2020
    1. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Freedom Construction for Classroom Upgrades and Mechanical Exhaust Systems on South Campus in the Amount of $170,758.69
    2. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Chambers Engineering, LLC for Sidewalk and Traffic Modifications on Northeast Campus in the Amount of $214,603.43
    3. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Freedom Construction for Classroom Renovation on Northeast Campus in the Amount of $183,767.23
    4. Consideration and Approval of Interim Agreement with Perkins & Will for Re-Development Design Services on Southeast Campus in the Amount of $265,530.00
    5. Consideration and Approval of Interim Agreement with Jacobs for District Bond Program Owners Representative Contract in the Not To Exceed Amount of $441,000.00
    6. Consideration and Approval of Resolution and Amended and Restated Participation Agreement to Authorize Tarrant County College District Participation in River Oaks Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #1 and Appointment of Representatives
    7. Consideration and Approval of Payment of Tarrant County College District’s Pro-Rata Allocation of the Tarrant Appraisal District 2021 Budget for Services Associated with Levying a Property Tax in an Amount Not to Exceed $1,296,634.01
    8. Consideration and Acceptance of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Years Ended August 31, 2020 and 2019
  8. Information Reports
    1. Jacobs Bond Program Handbook
    2. Insulated Concrete Forms
    3. Variable Refrigerant Flow Technology
    4. Power Over Ethernet Lighting Systems
    5. Design Process Overview for District-Wide Visioning and Northwest Campus
    6. Northwest Campus Design: Glass Utilization
    7. Bond Planning Chronology and Presentations
  9. Report of the Chancellor
    1. Capital & Technology Oversight History and Projections
      1. Bond Program
      2. Pay-as-You-Go
      3. Technology
    2. Briefings
      1. Regional Black Contractors Association
      2. CARES Funding Update (FA and Enrollment)
      3. Final Comprehensive Annual Finance Report
    3. Chancellor Updates
  10. 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. 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.

    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.
  11. Adjournment

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Posted 2:10 p.m. on December 7, 2020

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