TCC Board of Trustees Work Session Meeting June 13

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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, immediately following the Budget Workshop on Thursday, June 13, 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, June 13, 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. May 9, 2024 Work Session Minutes
    2. May 9, 2024 Board Meeting Minutes
    3. May 4, 2024 Board Retreat Minutes
    4. Trustee Remarks
    5. Chancellor’s Overview and Announcements
  5. Review of Proposed Consent Agenda Items for Board Meeting on June 27, 2024
    1. Texas Association of School Boards (“TASB”) Update 47 for Legal and Local Policies; Update of Board Policies BD (Local), DEC (Local), EGAA (Local), FAA (Local), and FC (Local)
    2. Student Success Policy: AD Educational Role, Mission, Purpose, and Responsibility
    3. Free Speech Policy Update – Policies DGC(LOCAL), FLA(LOCAL), and GD(LOCAL)
    4. Interlocal Agreements for Dual Credit, Early College High Schools, and P-Tech High Schools
    5. Memorandum of Understanding between TCCD and Transformative Education for Adults/New Heights Adult High School
    6. Ratification of Payment to Keller ISD for Embedded Dual Credit Faculty in the Amount of $103,986.00 and to Authorize the Chancellor to Approve Payments for Embedded Faculty Associated with all ISD MOUs Not to Exceed $150,000.00 per term
    7. Purchase of Hardware from Sequel Data Systems Inc. in the Amount of $720,384.00
    8. Three Year Agreement with 2 Optional 1 Year Renewal Terms with Watermark to Integrate a SaaS Tool for Digital Faculty Portfolio and Credentialing Not to Exceed $329,938.27 for the Three-Year Agreement
    9. Three Year Agreement for LexisNexis Print Library from LexisNexis/Matthew Bender in the Amount Not to Exceed $120,000.00 ($40,000.00 Average Annually)
    10. Purchase a One Year Renewal for the Library Management System (LMS) from Ex Libris/Clarivate in the Amount of $248,586.91
    11. Agreement with Assessment Technology Institute to Provide Tools in an Amount Not to Exceed $435,925.00 for Academic Year 2024-2025
    12. Agreement with Elsevier Nursing Assessment Tools in an Amount Not to Exceed $255,115.00 for Academic Year 2024-2025
    13. Amendments with Weaver & Tidwell, L.L.P. to Provide External Financial Statement Auditing Services & Construction Auditing Services for the 2019 Bond Program for Fiscal Year 2024 for a Total Not to Exceed $265,000.00
    14. Interlocal Strategic Alliance Agreement Between Dallas College and Tarrant County College
  6. Review of Proposed Individual Action Items for Board Meeting on June 27, 2024
    1. Contract Amendment No. 1 with U.S. Aviation Group, LLC to Provide Professional Flight Training for a Period of One (1) Year at a Total Cost Not to Exceed $3,270,000.00
    2. Three Year Agreement with 2 Optional 2-year Renewal Terms with Steel Advertising to Develop & Execute a Marketing Campaign to Include Media Buying and Strategic Community Outreach Activities at an Annual Cost Not to Exceed $2,000,000.00
    3. Contract with Elements of Architecture for Wayfinding and Signage Design Services at the Northeast, South, Trinity River, TCC Connect, and Offsite Campuses in an Amount Not to Exceed $1,198,228.00
    4. Contract with Firetrol Protection Systems for Construction Services Parking Garage Fire Protection System Replacement at Trinity River Campus in the Amount of $426,055.35
    5. Contract with Elements of Architecture for Design Services at the South, Northeast, and Southeast Campuses for Food Service Facilities in the Amount Not to Exceed $456,151.50
    6. Consideration and Approval of Facilities Reservation Rental Rates for District Facilities During Academic Year 2024-2025 Based on Current Tarrant County College District Rental Rate Guidelines for Facility Usage
    7. Contract with HES Facilities Management, LLC for District Custodial Services Initial Two-Year Term in the Amount of $13,473,266.84
    8. Contract with FSG Electric for Construction Services on the District Exterior Lighting Controls Upgrade in the Amount of $503,155.80
    9. Contract with Enviromatic Systems for Natural Gas and Carbon Monoxide Monitoring System Construction in the Amount of $479,075.38
    10. Contract with Elements of Architecture for Design Services of the Childcare Facilities at the Northwest and South Campuses in the Aggregate Amount Not to Exceed $624,684.00
    11. Contract with Chambers Engineering for Construction Manager at Risk/Pre-Construction Services at the Northwest and South Campus Childcare Facilities in the Aggregate Amount of $35,000.00
  7. Chancellor’s Report
    1. Briefing: Strategic Planning: Mission, Vision, and Values
    2. 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. 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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Posted at 4:10 p.m. on June 6, 2024

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