TCC Board of Trustees to Meet August 18 at 5 p.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (August 16, 2016) Supporting materials for the Board meeting will be provided on the Board Meetings Web page. Once the meeting has begun, streaming video of the proceedings will also be available.

Take notice that a Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Tarrant County College District will be held in the District Offices, 1500 Houston Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102, commencing at 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 18, 2016, to consider and act on the following Agenda:

Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
  3. Swearing-In Ceremony
  4. Public Hearing on 2016-2017 Proposed Budget
  5. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the Meeting:
      1. July 21, 2016
      2. August 4, 2016
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of Tarrant County College District Investment Broker List
    2. Consideration and Approval of Inter-local and Cooperative Agreements
    3. Consideration and Approval of Revised Resolution to the Office of the Governor Approving Submission of a Grant Application to Reduce Violent Crimes Against Women through a Criminal Justice Training Program
    4. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Policy Changes to DEE (LOCAL)
    5. Consideration and Approval of Emergency Repairs Water Line Replacement Northeast Campus Administration Building Amount: $114,403.05
    6. Consideration and Approval of Proposed Gift Naming Opportunity of TCCD Classroom
  7. Consideration and Approval of Items removed from the Consent Agenda
  8. Committee Reports
    1. Audit & Finance Committee
    2. Governance Committee
    3. Institutional Planning Committee
  9. Consideration and Approval on Committee Recommendations
    1. Appointment of Institutional Planning Committee Members
  10. Consideration and Approval of TCCD Investment Policy
  11. Consideration and Approval of Texas Procurement and Support Services Statewide Managed Term Contract 885-M1 Agreement with Chemical Inc. to Provide Water Treatment Chemicals and Services for Use Districtwide Amount: $219,500.00
  12. Consideration and Approval of Inter-Local Agreement with Tarrant County to Purchase Unleaded and Diesel Fuel from Martin Eagle Oil Company Amount: $296,000.00
  13. Consideration and Approval of Educational and Institutional Cooperative Agreement with Tremco/Weatherproofing Technologies to Provide Managed Asset Roofing Program for Tarrant County College District Amount: $129,473.92
  14. Consideration and Approval of Job Order Contracting General Contractor Services Agreement with Nouveau Construction and Technology Services for Construction Services to Install Classroom Code Blue System Equipment on Southeast Campus Amount: $373,776.49
  15. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Decker Mechanical for Installation Chiller, Cooling Tower and Boiler for the Erma Johnson Hadley Center of Excellence for Aviation, Transportation and Logistics Amount: $616,024.00
  16. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Texas Contracting for Materials and Installation of Water Distribution System Upgrades on Northeast Campus Amount: $4,182,007.00
  17. Consideration and Approval of Contract with Muckleroy & Falls for Construction Services for Exterior Stair Tower at Trinity River Campus West Fork Tower Amount: $2,491,503.27
  18. Consideration and Approval of Annual Subscription Renewal of Alma/Primo Software from Ex Libris Amount: $181,452.02
  19. Consideration and Approval of Surveillance System License Maintenance Plan with Preferred Solutions Amount: $113,986.00
  20. Consideration and Approval of Edmentum Plato Courseware Site License Amount: $162,850
  21. Consideration and Approval of Purchase IBM Solid State Drive Array from Sirius Computer Solutions Amount: $620,508.50
  22. Consideration and Approval of Elsevier Nursing Examination Preparation Amount: $128,700.00
  23. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Three (3) Computer Numeric Controlled Dr. Joy Gates Black (CNC) Lathes Amount: $263,088.00
  24. Consideration and Approval of Novation Cooperative Agreement with Shimadzu Medical Systems Purchase of Radiographic System with Konica Image Pilot LS-19 Amount: $130,661.00
  25. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Seven (7) TCCD Police Emergency Vehicles with Radios and Equipment Amount: $366,000.00
  26. Presentation on 2016-2017 Proposed Operating Budget
  27. Consideration and Approval of 2016-2017 Operating Budget
    1. Consideration and Approval of Salaries and Benefits 2016-2017
      1. Salary Schedules
      2. Salary Increases
    2. Authority for the Chancellor to Approve Individual Salaries and Sign Contracts
    3. Authority for the Chancellor to Establish Non-Credit Tuition and Fees
    4. Consideration and Approval of Tax Exemptions for Certain Disabled and Senior Citizens
    5. Setting of the Tax Rates for 2016
      1. Maintenance and Operations
    6. Resolutions
  28. Monthly Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary Update
    2. Review of Income and Expenditures
    3. Review of Investment Portfolio
  29. Chancellor’s Report
    1. New Staff Member Introductions
    2. Campus Accolades
    3. Recent Activities
      • June 20, Greenhill School Performing Arts Center Tour, Addison
      • June 21, Meeting with FWISD Superintendent Kent Scribner, FWISD
      • June 22, Texas Association of Community College Attorneys conference call
      • June 25-29, NACUA Conference, San Francisco
      • July 5, Governance Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
      • July 11, CELT Budget Workshop, May Owen Center
      • July 12, Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees, May Owen Center
      • July 13, CELT Dinner with new Chancellor, Eugene Giovannini
      • July 20, Chancellor’s Quarterly Excellence Awards Reception, Trinity River Campus
      • July 21, Board of Trustees Meeting, May Owen Center
      • July 27, Police Community Forum, Trinity River Campus
      • August 3, Meeting with FWISD Superintendent Kent Scribner, FWISD
      • August 3, North Texas LEAD Anniversary Banquet, Fort Worth Club
      • August 4, Board Budget Workshop III and Board of Trustees Meeting, May Owen Center
      • August 5, –Remarks– Breakfast with Our Elders, TCC Opportunity Center
      • August 8, CELT Monthly Meeting, May Owen Center
      • August 9, Governance Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
      • August 17, Audit and Finance Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
      • August 18, Board Budget Workshop IV and Board of Trustees Meeting, May Owen Center
  30. Board President’s Report
    1. Texas Association of Community Colleges Summer Conference
    2. Breakfast with Our Elders
  31. Closed Meeting:
    1. Deliberation Real Property, Section 551.072, Texas Government Code. The Real Property discussion will address the purchase, exchange, lease or value of Real Estate to include lease located at 13600 Heritage Parkway.
    2. Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code. The deliberation will include discussion of the Acting Chancellor’s contract.
    3. Consultation with Attorney, Section 551.071, Texas Government Code. For purposes of a private consultation with Board’s Attorney on any subjects or matters authorized by law. The deliberation will include any Pending/Contemplated Litigation.
  32. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items
  33. Adjournment and Announcement of 2016-2017 Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule

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Posted: 10:34 a.m., Tuesday, August 16, 2016

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TCC Board of Trustees Audit and Finance Committee Meeting August 17 at 2 p.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (August 9, 2016)

Take notice that a regular meeting of the Audit and Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Tarrant County College District will be held in the District Offices, 1500 Houston Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102, commencing at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, to consider and act on the following Agenda:

Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of June 14, 2016 Meeting Minutes
  3. Hotline Complaint
  4. Follow-up Report (Aviation)
  5. Fiscal Year 2017 Audit Plan
  6. Internal Audit Charter
  7. Status Report
  8. Adjournment

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Updated 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 9, 2016

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TCC Board of Trustees Governance Committee Meeting August 9 at 2 p.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (August 9, 2016)

Take notice that the Governance Committee Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Tarrant County College District will be held at the District Offices, 1500 Houston Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102, commencing at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2016, to consider and act on the following Agenda:

Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Governance Committee review proposed agenda for the August 18, 2016, meeting of the Board of Trustees
  3. Discuss Committee Recommendations
  4. Adjournment

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Posted Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at 8:05 a.m.

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TCC Board of Trustees Selects Diane Patrick to Fill Vacancy

Diane Patrick photoThe Tarrant County College Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Diane Patrick, Ph.D., to fill the District 3 seat recently vacated by Kristin Vandergriff. Patrick will take the oath of office at the Aug. 18 board meeting.
 
District 3 covers north and central Arlington and part of Euless. Patrick’s appointment will run through May 2017. The May election will be for the remainder of the unexpired term, which ends May 2021. Trustees selected Patrick from among four finalists.
 
Patrick has been a dedicated servant in Tarrant County for more than 40 years, including 24 years as an elected official. She recently concluded an eight-year run as a Texas State Representative, serving on the Appropriations, Higher Education and Public Education Committees. Prior to her service in the Texas House, Patrick was a member of the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees and Texas State Board of Education.
 
She holds a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University, master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of North Texas and administrative certification from The University of Texas at Arlington. Professionally, Patrick has been an elementary teacher, a psychiatric hospital education director and adjunct professor for Texas Christian University and Dallas Baptist University. Patrick recently returned to The University of Texas at Arlington as full-time Education Leadership faculty in the College of Education.
 
“TCC is the future. Not only for our community and Tarrant County, but in the region and the nation,” Patrick said after her appointment. “It’s going to be a great team as we move forward into the future, as we look at workforce development, transitions, public-private partnerships, distance education and research at the community college level.”
 
The TCC Board of Trustees approves the College budget, sets the College District tax rate and approves the policies governing Tarrant County College. The Board consists of seven members, all of whom are elected to represent specific geographic areas within Tarrant County.

 

TCC Board of Trustees to Meet August 4 at 5 p.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (July 26, 2016) Supporting materials for the Board meeting will be provided on the Board Meetings Web page. Once the meeting has begun, streaming video of the proceedings will also be available.

Take notice that a Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Tarrant County College District will be held in the District Offices, 1500 Houston Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102, commencing at 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 4, 2016, to consider and act on the following Agenda:

Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
  3. Board Budget Workshop III
  4. Closed Session:
    1. Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code. The deliberation will include the discussion on the appointment of trustee for District 3 position, including interviews and discussion of qualifications of the following candidates: Chris Hightower, Ben Johnson, Barbara Nash and Diane Patrick.
    2. Consultation with Attorney, Section 551.071, Texas Government Code. For purposes of a private consultation with Board’s Attorney on any subjects or matters authorized by law. The deliberation will include any Pending/Contemplated Litigation.
  5. Consideration and Action on Closed Session Items, including the appointment of trustee for District 3 position
  6. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting: August 18, 2016

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Updated: 4:34 p.m., Monday, August 1, 2016

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TCC Board of Trustees to Meet July 21 at 6 p.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (July 18, 2016) Supporting materials for the Board meeting will be provided on the Board Meetings Web page. Once the meeting has begun, streaming video of the proceedings will also be available.

Take notice that a Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Tarrant County College District will be held in the District Offices, 1500 Houston Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102, commencing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2016, to consider and act on the following Agenda:

Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
  3. Board Action Items and Board Business Related Items
    1. Approval of Minutes of the Meeting:
      1. June 16, 2016
      2. July 12, 2016
  4. Consent Agenda
    1. Consideration and Approval of Web Privacy Notice and Statement of Information Disclosure Practices
    2. Consideration and Approval of Tarrant County College 2016-17 Strategic Plan
  5. Consideration and Approval of Items removed from the Consent Agenda
  6. Committee Reports
    1. Audit & Finance Committee
    2. Governance Committee
    3. Institutional Planning Committee
  7. Consideration and Approval on Committee Recommendations
  8. Consideration and Approval of Job Order Contracting General Contractor Services Agreement with Chambers Engineering for Façade Repairs on Northwest Campus Amount: $220,884.09
  9. Consideration and Approval of BuyBoard Cooperative Agreement with Business Interiors to Purchase and Install Intelligent Architecture Partitions on TCC Connect Campus Amount: $227,855.40
  10. Consideration and Approval of Job Order Contracting Construction Trade Services Agreement with Facilities Solutions Group to Install Previously Purchased Interior LED Lighting Fixtures in Academic Classroom Building on Northwest Campus Amount: $182,432.27
  11. Consideration and Approval of Job Order Contracting Construction Trade Services Agreement with Brandt Companies for Purchase and Installation of Emergency Power Distribution System for South Campus Amount: $230,644.08
  12. Consideration and Approval of Purchase of Chiller from Texas Air Systems for the Erma Johnson Hadley Center of Excellence for Aviation, Transportation and Logistics Amount: $287,841.00
  13. Consideration and Approval of Job Order Contracting Construction Trade Services Agreement with Facilities Solutions Group for Installation of Low Voltage Switch Gear on South Campus Amount: $499,916.96
  14. Consideration and Approval of Purchase and Installation of Switch Gear and Transformers for Electrical Distribution System Upgrade on Northeast Campus Amount: $3,916,541.00
  15. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Interior LED Lighting System Fixtures from Facilities Solutions Group for TCC Connect Campus Amount: $122,881.00
  16. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Five-Year Cisco Systems Enterprise License Agreement with Insight Direct Amount: $741,445.75 ($148,289.15 per year)
  17. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Second Generation Virtual Displays from Netsync Network Solutions Amount: $190,350.00
  18. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Cisco Server for Virtual Displays and Servers from General Datatech Amount: $277,132.08
  19. Consideration and Approval of Purchase Security Equipment and Consulting from General Datatech Amount: $206,893.14
  20. Board President’s Report
    1. Texas Association of Community Colleges Summer Conference
  21. Closed Session:
    1. Deliberation Real Property, Section 551.072, Texas Government Code. The Real Property discussion will address the purchase, exchange, lease or value of Real Estate.
    2. Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code.
    3. Consultation with Attorney, Section 551.071, Texas Government Code. For purposes of a private consultation with Board’s Attorney on any subjects or matters authorized by law. The deliberation will include any Pending/Contemplated Litigation.
  22. Consideration and Action on Closed Session Items
  23. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting: August 4, 2016

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Posted: 10:38 a.m., Monday, July 18, 2016

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Kristin Vandergriff Resigns from TCC Board of Trustees

Vandergriff (3)FORT WORTH, Texas (July 13, 2016) The Tarrant County College Board of Trustees announced that Kristin Vandergriff has resigned from the seven-member board, effective immediately.
 
Vandergriff, district director for Congressional District 12 and a former Arlington resident, is resigning because she no longer lives within District 3, which covers north and central Arlington and part of Euless. She was first elected to a six-year term in 2002. The current term for the seat expires in 2021.
 
“I am proud to collectively serve as a Board, yet pay attention to every corner of the county. Our single agenda is truly about providing affordable, open access to quality teaching and learning,” Vandergriff said. “I am proud to know you, honored to work with you and tag along for the epic ride, challenges, innovations, with incredible success …because you are making it good for students, caring for what they do in life.”
 
Next steps will be determined at the next governance committee meeting.
 
“(Kristin) is and always will be her own person, and she has demonstrated her own skills at a level to be admired,” said Board President Louise Appleman. “We have been very fortunate to be beneficiaries of her time and talent.”
 

TCC Board of Trustees to Meet July 13 at 8:30 a.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (July 7, 2016)

Take notice that a Retreat of the Board of Trustees of the Tarrant County College District will be held at the Trinity River Campus, 300 Trinity River Circle, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102, commencing at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, to consider and act on the following Agenda:

Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Closed Session:
    • Deliberation Real Property, Section 551,072, Texas Government Code. The Real Property discussion will address the purchase, exchange sale, lease, or value of real estate.
    • Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code. The deliberations will include discussion on the appointment, employment, evaluation and/or duties and performance goals of the Chancellor.
    • Consultation with Attorney, Section 551.071, Texas Government Code. For purposes of a private consultation with Board’s Attorney on any subjects or matters authorized by law. The deliberation will include any Pending/Contemplated Litigation.
  3. Consideration and Action on Closed Session Items
  4. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting: July 21, 2016

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Posted Thursday, July 7, 2016, at 10:10 a.m.

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TCC Board of Trustees to Meet July 12 at 6 p.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (June 23, 2016)

Take notice that a Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Tarrant County College District will be held in the District Offices, 1500 Houston Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102, commencing at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, to consider and act on the following Agenda:

Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment. (No presentation shall exceed three minutes.)
  3. Closed Meeting:
    • Deliberation on Personnel Matters, Section 551.074, Texas Government Code. The deliberations will include the discussion on the employment of the Chancellor position.
    • Consultation with Attorney, Section 551.071, Texas Government Code. For purposes of a private consultation with Board’s Attorney on any subjects or matters authorized by law. The deliberation will include any Pending/Contemplated Litigation.
  4. Consideration and Action on Closed Meeting Items, including offer of employment to Chancellor
  5. Adjournment and Announcement of Next Meeting: July 13, 2016

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Updated Thursday, July 7, 2016, at 10 a.m.

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TCC Board of Trustees Governance Committee Meeting July 5 at 2:30 p.m.

FORT WORTH, Texas (June 23, 2016)

Take notice that the Governance Committee Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Tarrant County College District will be held at the District Offices, 1500 Houston Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102, commencing at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, to consider and act on the following Agenda:

Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Governance Committee review proposed agenda for the July 13, 2016, meeting of the Board of Trustees
  3. Discuss Committee Recommendations
  4. Adjournment

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Posted Thursday, June 23, 2016, at 4:40 p.m.

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