TCC Board of Trustees Work Session Meeting March 7, 2024

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Take notice that the Monthly Work Session Meeting 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, March 7, 2024, to consider the agenda described below:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledges of Allegiance to U.S. and Texas Flags
  3. Public Comment/Presentation (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, March 7, 2024, 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.
  4. Review of Board Business Items
    1. February 15, 2024 Work Session Minutes
    2. February 22, 2024 Board Meeting Minutes
    3. Trustee Remarks
    4. Chancellor’s Overview and Announcements
  5. Review of Proposed Consent Agenda Items for Board Meeting on March 21, 2024
    1. Texas Association of School Boards (“TASB”) Update 46 for Legal and Local Policies
    2. Student Fees Academic Year 2025
    3. Award of Tenure for Academic Year 2024–2025
    4. Faculty Development Leave for Academic Year 2024–2025
    5. Approval of Contract Amendment With Learning Care Group, Inc. to provide Childcare Services for TCCD Students to amend the not to exceed amount payable from $65,000.00 to $250,000.00 for the Current Term of the Contract that Ends August 31, 2024
    6. Cooperative Contract with Steris Corporation for the Purchase and Installation of Autoclave Steam Sterilization Equipment at Trinity River Campus Microbiology Lab in the Amount of $136,128.00
  6. Review of Proposed Individual Action Items for Board Meeting on March 21, 2024
    1. Approval of Contract Amendment Two (2) to Exercise the First One-Year Optional Renewal with Allied Universal Security to Provide Armed Security Services at a Cost not To Exceed $1,362,378.00
  7. Chancellor’s Report
    1. Briefing and Discussion: Strategic Planning: Mission, Vision, and Values
    2. Briefing and Discussion: Fiscal Year 2024-25 Preliminary Budget
    3. Informational Memo: Annual Racial Profiling Report
    4. Informational Memo: Promotion in Rank for Academic Year 2024–2025
    5. Informational Memo: Monthly Bond Program Report
    6. 12-Month Board Calendar
  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. 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. Consultation with attorneys regarding Dr. Kristen Bennett litigation.
      3. Consultation with attorneys regarding Anthology Contract.
    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.

      1. Safety and Security Briefing
  9. Consideration and Action on Closed Session Items
  10. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting

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Posted 3:05 p.m. on March 1, 2024

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