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December 13, 2021 at 11:30 AM - Regular Meeting

Public Notice
I. Call to Order
II. The Board will convene in closed session in the Great Room at the Truman Arnold Student Center pursuant to one or more of the following sections of Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code:
  • Section 551.071 – Private Consultation with the Board’s attorney.
  • Section 551.072 – Discussing or deliberating purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property.
  • Section 551.073 – Discussing or deliberating negotiated contract for prospective gift or donation to the college.
  • Section 551.074 – Discussing or deliberating appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee or to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee.
  • Section 551.076 – Discussing or deliberating the deployment or specific occasions for implementation of security personnel or devices.
  • Section 551.084 – Investigation; exclusion of witness from a hearing during examination of another witness.
  • Section 551.087 – Discussing economic development negotiations or offer of financial or other incentive to business prospects.
  • Section 551.088 – Deliberation regarding test item or information related to a test item pertaining to license or certification test administered by the college.
The Board of Trustees will reconvene in open session to take any final action, decision, or vote on a matter deliberated in closed session.
III. Reconvene to Open Session
IV. Pledge of Allegiance
V. Open Forum
VI. Consideration and take action to approve the consent agenda
VI.A. Regular Meeting Minutes for October 25, 2021
VI.B. Consideration/Approval of Personnel Items
VI.C. Board of Trustees Completion of Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) - Texas Education Code, Section 61.084, Training for Members of Governing Boards
VII. Consideration/Approval of Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Update 42
VIII. Consideration/Approval of Tax Abatement Agreement with TCI Texarkana, Inc.
VIII.A. (1) Applicant: TCI Texarkana, Inc. 300 Alumax Road, Texarkana, TX 75501
(2) Reinvestment Zone Number 1 of the City of Nash, Texas



Being a tract of land known as GEORGE BRINLEE A-18, 406, 407, 410, 415, 404, 405, 405A, an industrial subdivision to the City of Nash, Bowie County, Texas as shown by the plat recorded in the records of Bowie County, Texas, being the same tract of land conveyed to ALCOA INC., ALCOA ALUMINUM CORP.   Bowie Central Appraisal District account # 0260042110.

(3) TCI Texarkana, Inc. will be constructing and operating an aluminum cold rolling mill to produce common alloy.  TCI seeks abatement for the cold rolling mill, annealer, leveler, slitter, grinder, laboratory facilities, manufacturing center, and a 200,000 sf warehouse.

(4) Estimated value of proposed Improvements - $49,000,000, estimated value of inventory- $200,000, estimated value of furniture, fixtures and equipment $150,000,000.
IX. Consideration/Approval of Request for Proposal (RFP) for Perkins Grant Equipment
X. Consideration/Approval of Audit Report
XI. College President Report (Dr. Jason Smith)
XII. Vice President of Finance (Kim Jones)
XIII. Vice President of Instruction (Dr. Donna McDaniel)
XIV. Dean of Students (Robert Jones)
XV. Possible Closed Session
XVI. Adjourn
Posted: Friday, November 12, 2021

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