TCC Board of Trustees Work Session Meeting November 11, 2021

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Take notice that the Work Session of the Tarrant County College Board of Trustees will be held at the TCC Trinity River Campus, 300 Trinity River Campus Circle, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102, commencing at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 11, 2021, to consider the agenda described below:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment (No comment/presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
    • Members of the public wanting to make public comment should sign up in-person prior to the start of the meeting on Thursday, November 11, 2021, noting the nature of the comment to be made. Registered participants will be called in the order their requests were received during the “Public Comment” portion of the meeting.
  3. Review of Board Business Items/Trustee Remarks
    1. October 21, 2021 Work Session Meeting Minutes
    2. October 28, 2021 Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes
    3. Discussion of Resolution Authorizing the Casting of Tarrant County College District’s Allocated Votes to Candidates for Appointment to the Tarrant Appraisal District Board of Directors
    4. Trustee Remarks
  4. Chancellor’s Overview
  5. Review of Proposed Agenda Items for Board Meeting on October 21, 2021
    1. Consideration and Approval of Contract with TD Industries for Domestic Hot Water Boiler Replacement at Trinity River Campus in the Amount of $258,222.30
    2. Consideration and Approval of Amendment No. 002 to the Agreement for Professional Design Services with Perkins & Will, Inc., to provide for an Owner’s Controlled Contingency Fund in the Amount of $770,000.00
    3. Consideration and Approval of a Contract with TD Industries for Construction and Installation Services for the Chiller Replacement Project at Southeast Campus, in the Amount of $643,877.50
    4. Consideration and Approval of Custodial Agreement with U.S. Bank National to Serve as a Safekeeping Agent for the Settlement and Custody of Fixed Income Securities at an Annual Cost of Approximately $14,000.00
    5. Consideration and Approval of Resolution Approving the Designation Of Investment Officers At Tarrant County College District
    6. Consideration and Approval of One-Year Renewal of Network on Demand (NOD) Circuits through AT&T with Annual Cost of $305,625, and Ratification of $108,800 Overage Amount for Additional Circuits to the Initial 3-Year Term, Total Amount of $414,425.00
    7. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Hardware from Xerox Business Solutions Southwest, Computer Discount Warehouse, Netsync, GTS Technology Solutions, and SHI Int’l Corp. for Faculty and Staff Mobility Refresh in the Amount of $2,949,099.00
    8. Consideration and Approval of the Purchase of Hardware from Sequel Data Systems, Inc. for the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Endpoint Upgrade in the Amount of $343,902.75
    9. Consideration and Approval of One-Year Contract (w/ Two One-year Renewal Options) with PytchBlack, LLC to Provide Resources to Expand TCC’s Integrated Marketing Plan to Reach Additional Audiences in Amount of $750,000.00 (Not to Exceed Annually)
  6. Report of the Chancellor
    1. Briefing: Everyday Entrepreneur Venture Fund Presentation
    2. Informational: Monthly Bond Program Report
    3. Briefing: Quarterly Bond Program Update Presentation
    4. Briefing: Southeast Campus Design Development Review Presentation
    5. Briefing: MWBE FY 21 Year Report Presentation
    6. Informational: Smart Building Master Plan
    7. Informational: Higher Education Emergency Relief Funding Update
  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. 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.
  8. Consideration and Action on Closed Session Items
  9. Adjournment

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Updated 10:30 a.m. on November 11, 2021

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