TCC Board of Trustees Work Session Meeting April 11, 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, April 11, 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, April 11, 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. March 7, 2024 Work Session Minutes
    2. March 21, 2024 Board Meeting Minutes
    3. Trustee Remarks
    4. Chancellor’s Overview and Announcements
  5. Review of Proposed Consent Agenda Items for Board Meeting on April 18, 2024
    1. Amendment to the Amended and Restated Participation Agreements for the Arlington Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone, Number Six, Viridian Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone
    2. Approval of Purchase from Pocket Nurse of Eight (8) VitalScan PD Bladder Scanners and Accessories for the Vocational Nursing Program at a cost of $86,949.30
    3. Consideration & Approval of Increased Expenditure Authority through Cooperative Agreements, State Contracts, & Interlocal Agreements for Furniture Purchases for Fiscal Year 23-24 In The Anticipated Not To Exceed Aggregate Amount of $750,000.00
    4. Approve the purchase of Cisco hardware for the Wireless Technology Expansion Project from General Datatech L.P. (GDT) in the amount of $555,310.00
    5. Renewal of Communication Access Real-Time Translation Services IDIQ Pool of Vendors for Interpreting Services for the Second 1 Year Renewal option in an amount not to Exceed $500,000.00 in Aggregate for the Year
    6. Renewal of Agreement with Midwest Luxury Publishing for the Publication of the Lens Magazine Four Times Per Year at a Cost not to Exceed $215,902.00
  6. Review of Proposed Individual Action Items for Board Meeting on April 18, 2024
    1. Service Authorization with Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station to Conduct Districtwide Continuous
      Commissioning® of Central Utility Plants in the Amount of $302,741.00
    2. Service Authorization with Hoefer Welker Architects for Design Services for the Natatorium and Envelope Restoration at South Campus in the Amount of $149,175.49
  7. Chancellor’s Report
    1. Briefing: Panther Island Vision & Strategy Update
    2. Briefing: Student Data
    3. Briefing: Bond Dashboard Demo
    4. Informational Memo: Monthly Bond Program Report
    5. 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 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.
  9. Consideration and Action on Closed Session Items
  10. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting

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