Actions: August 26, 2009

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion to Close

09-0826-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

09-0826-AR3 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Mayer Brown LLP *Accepted
09-0826-AR4 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Schiff Hardin LLP *Accepted
09-0826-AR5 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Neal Anderson – 07 WC 32922 *Adopted
09-0826-AR6 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Ethel Chapman – 06 WC 33525 *Adopted
09-0826-AR7 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Donald Cisek – 03 WC 41619 *Adopted
09-0826-AR8 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Brian Cleary – 08 WC 19299 *Adopted
09-0826-AR9 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Clemmie Harvey – 03 WC 02123 *Adopted
09-0826-AR10 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Pandora Matthews – 04 WC 56659 *Adopted
09-0826-AR11 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Luann Miotk – 05 WC 37306 *Adopted
09-0826-AR12 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Elizabeth Vera – 06 WC 29081 *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

09-0826-EX20 Principal Contract (C) (Ngo) *Adopted
09-0826-EX21 Adjust Salary of Budget Officer and Transfer and Appoint Budget Officer as Acting Chief Financial Officer (Christina Herzog) *Adopted
09-0826-EX22 Transfer and Appoint Chief Area Officers (James Cosme, Deborah Esparza, Annette Gurley, Jerryelyn Jones, Joseph Kallas, Denise Little, Pedro Martinez, Isabel Mesa-Collins, Rick Mills, Karen Saffold, Richard Smith, John Thomas, Adrian Willis) *Adopted
09-0826-EX23 Ratify and Approve Transfer and Appointment of Chief Area Officers (Akeshia Craven, Shawn Smith, Sean Stalling) *Adopted
09-0826-EX24 Ratify and Approve Appointment of Chief Area Officer Effective August 16, 2009 and Ratify all Lawful Actions Taken by her as Chief Area Officer since August 16, 2009 (Jennifer Cheatham) *Adopted
09-0826-EX25 Approve Appointment of Chief Area Officers (Judith Coates, Janie Ortega, Geraldine Middleton, Lynda Williams) *Adopted
09-0826-EX26 Adjust Officer Salary, Office of Autonomous Management and Performance Schools (Melissa Megliola) *Adopted
09-0826-EX27 Ratify Memorandum of Understanding with the Chicago Building Trades Council with Respect to the Implementation of the Supplemental Agreement to the Project Labor Agreement Regarding Education to Careers (Now Known as Career and Technical Education) Programs, Effective July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2015 *Adopted
09-0826-EX28 Warning Resolution – Janet Jones, Tenured Teacher, Sullivan High School *Adopted
09-0826-EX29 Warning Resolution – Michael Valente, Tenured Teacher, Disney Magnet School *Adopted
09-0826-EX30 Remove and Replace the Principal of Charles R. Henderson Elementary School and Terminate the Principal’s Contract *Adopted
09-0826-EX31 Remove and Replace the Principal of Oglesby Elementary School and Terminate the Principal’s Contract *Adopted

Reports from the Board of Education

09-0826-RS10 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Removal and Replacement of the Principal of Charles R. Henderson Elementary School and the Termination of the Principal’s Contract *Adopted
09-0826-RS11 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Removal and Replacement of the Principal of Oglesby Elementary School and the Termination of the Principal’s Contract *Adopted
09-0826-RS12 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding Janet Jones, Tenured Teacher, Formerly Assigned to Sullivan High School *Adopted
09-0826-RS13 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Blanca Perez, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Avondale Elementary School *Adopted
09-0826-RS14 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Salvador Velasco, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to BEST High School, Bowen Campus *Adopted
09-0826-RS15 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Educational Support Personnel *Adopted
09-0826-RS16 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Probationary Appointed Teachers *Adopted

Resolutions

09-0826-RS1 Resolution Authorizing Signature Authority for Federal, State and Local Governmental Grant Applications Adopted
09-0826-RS2 Resolution to Grant Membership in the Contract Principals Candidate Pool to Persons in Area Instruction Officer Positions as of July 22, 2009 and to Waive Certain Provisions of the New Eligibility Requirements for Chicago Public School Principalship Policy (Board Report: 08-1217-PO2) for Those Persons *Adopted
09-0826-RS3 Resolution to Recognize the New Chief Area Officer Position in Board Rules, Policies and Guidelines *Adopted
09-0826-RS4 Resolution Adopting the Annual School Budget for Fiscal Year 2010 *Adopted
09-0826-RS5 Resolution Providing for the Issue of Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Revenues), Series 2009, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago in an Aggregate Principal Amount Not to Exceed $801,585,000, for the Purpose of Paying Part of the Cost of Certain Capital Improvements in and for Said Board *Adopted
09-0826-RS6 Resolution Authorizing and Directing the Filing of an Amended Controller’s Certificate for School Taxes to be Extended for Collection in Calendar Year 2009 *Adopted
09-0826-RS7 Resolution Approving the Appointment of the President of the Chicago Multilingual Parents Council to a One Year Term Adopted
09-0826-RS8 Resolution Re: Appointment of a Student Representative to a Local School Council for the Term of Office Commencing July 1, 2009 and Ending June 30, 2010 Adopted
09-0826-RS9 Resolution Re: Appointments to Fill Vacancies on Appointed Local School Councils for The Term of Office Ending June 30, 2010 Adopted

Communications

09-0826-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of September 23, 2009 – 125 S. Clark Street (Board Chamber) *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

09-0826-EX1 Transfer of Funds* *[Note: The complete document will be on File in the Office of the Board] *Adopted
09-0826-EX2 Close Big Picture High School at Back of the Yards *Adopted
09-0826-EX3 Close Big Picture High School Metro *Adopted
09-0826-EX4 Close George W. Collins High School Due to Completed Phase-Out *Adopted
09-0826-EX5 Close Juana I. De la Cruz Elementary School Due to Completed Phase-Out *Adopted
09-0826-EX6 Approve Sabbatical Leave Agreement for Appointed Teacher Paula Morgan, Bret Harte School Adopted
09-0826-EX7 Amend Board Report 08-0827-EX8 Amend Board Report 08-0602-EX2 Amend Board Report 07-0627-EX7 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with the Youth Connection Charter School *Adopted
09-0826-EX8 Amend Board Report 08-0924-EX8 Amend Board Report 08-0602-EX7 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with UNO Charter School *Adopted
09-0826-EX9 Amend Board Report 08-1022-EX12 Amend Board Report 08-0602-EX3 Amend Board Report 08-0123-EX3 Amend Board Report 07-1219-EX3 Amend Board Report 07-1024-EX6 Amend Board Report 07-0822-EX10 Amend Board Report 07-0523-EX5 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Chicago Charter School Foundation (Chicago International Charter School) *Adopted
09-0826-EX10 Amend Board Report 09-0422-EX3 Amend Board Report 09-0325-EX14 Amend Board Report 08-1217-EX7 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Noble Network of Charter Schools *Adopted
09-0826-EX11 Adopt a Renaissance School Performance Plan for Air Force Academy High School Adopted
09-0826-EX12 Adopt a Renaissance School Performance Plan for South Shore Fine Arts Academy Adopted
09-0826-EX13 Approve the Establishment of Rowe Elementary School; Ratify Entering Into a School Management and Performance Agreement with Northwestern University Settlement Association, an Illinois Not-For-Profit Corporation, and Approve Entering into a School Food Service Agreement *Adopted
09-0826-EX14 Approve School Improvement Plans for Schools on Probation and for Schools with NCLB School Improvement Status Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

09-0826-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for May 2009 Adopted
09-0826-ED2 Approve the Establishment of Career and Technical Education College and Career Academies and Related Programs at Eleven High Schools *Adopted as amended
09-0826-ED3 Approve Paid Leave of Absence for Catherine Ragen to Participate in the Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program in France Adopted
09-0826-ED4 Ratify Renewing an Agreement with Loyola University for Community-Based Federal Work Study Program *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

09-0826-AR1 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Holland & Knight, LLP *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

09-0826-PR1 Report on Emergency Expenditures *Adopted
09-0826-PR2 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Staples Business Advantage, a Division of Staples Contract and Commercial, Inc. for the Purchase of Remanufactured Inkjet and Laser Toner Cartridges and Compatible Inkjet and Laser Toner Cartridges *Adopted
09-0826-PR3 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Sargent-Welch and Fisher Science Education for the Purchase of Lab Supplies and Equipment *Adopted
09-0826-PR4 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Vendors for the Purchase of Audio Visual Equipment and Installation Services *Adopted
09-0826-PR5 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with C&M JV1 Company, Ltd. For Milk Supply and Delivery Services *Adopted
09-0826-PR6 Approve Payment to KC Management Group for Consulting Services Related to the Student Transportation Tracking & Fleet Management Global Positioning System *Adopted
09-0826-PR7 Amend Board Report 09-0422-PR5 Amend Board Report 08-0924-PR7 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Extend the Agreement with Chicago School Associates (CSA) for the Program Management Services for the Capital Improvement Program *Adopted
09-0826-PR8 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Amer-I-Can Enterprise II, Inc. for Mentoring Services *Adopted
09-0826-PR9 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Various Vendors for the Purchase of Building Maintenance Equipment *Adopted
09-0826-PR10 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Various Vendors for the Purchase of Building Maintenance Equipment *Adopted
09-0826-PR11 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program *Adopted
09-0826-PR12 Amend Board Report 09-0527-PR10 Amend Board Report 07-0124-PR11 Approve Exercising the First and Second Options to Renew the Agreement with Mitel Networks Solutions, Inc. for the Purchase, Installation, Training and Maintenance of a Converged Voice and Data Network Solution *Adopted
09-0826-PR13 Ratify the Final Options to Renew Two Agreements with Central Audio-Visual Equipment, Inc. for the Purchase of Maintenance Services for Media Management Solutions *Adopted
09-0826-PR14 Ratify Entering Into an Agreement with Versi Fit Software LLC for Dashboard Support and Enhancements *Adopted
09-0826-PR15 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Alan P. Childs for Consulting Services (S.M.A.R.T. – Saturday Morning Alternative Reach Out and Teach) *Adopted
09-0826-PR16 Approve Payment to The Princeton Review for Consulting Services (Roberto Clemente Community Academy) *Adopted
09-0826-PR17 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Washington Music Sales Center, Inc. for the Purchase of Musical Instruments (Taft High School) *Adopted
09-0826-PR18 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Wireless Generation for the Purchase of Early Mathematics Assessment Services *Adopted
09-0826-PR19 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) for Educational Services *Adopted
09-0826-PR20 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Illinois Restaurant Association Education Foundation for Educational Services *Adopted
09-0826-PR21 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Erikson Institute for Consulting Services to the Early Mathematics Education Project *Adopted
09-0826-PR22 Approve Entering Into Agreements with ISBE-Approved Supplemental Educational Service Providers for Consulting Services *Adopted
09-0826-PR23 Authorize Payments to Apex Learning for Online Tuition Fees *Adopted
09-0826-PR24 Authorize Payments to KC Distance Learning dba Aventa Learning, Inc for Online Tuition Fees *Adopted
09-0826-PR25 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with ARAG Insurance Company to Provide Access to Legal Services Network for Chicago Public School Employees Adopted
09-0826-PR26 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the University of California, Santa Cruz New Teacher Center for Consulting Services Withdrawn
09-0826-PR27 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with the Reading Writing Project Network LLC *Adopted
09-0826-PR28 Ratify Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with the Erikson Institute to Provide Professional Development Consulting Services *Adopted
09-0826-PR29 Ratify Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with the University of Chicago for Professional Development Consulting Services *Adopted
09-0826-PR30 Approve Entering Into a Consulting Services Agreement with the University of Chicago *Adopted
09-0826-PR31 Ratify Entering Into an Intergovernmental Agreement with Chicago Police Department Relating to the FY2008 Secure Our Schools Grant *Adopted
09-0826-PR32 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Vendors for the Purchase of Specialized Equipment, Testing Materials, Maintenance, Training and Warranty Services *Adopted
09-0826-PR33 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with the University of Chicago for Consulting Services Provided by the Chapin Hall Center for Children *Adopted
09-0826-PR34 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Consultants for Behavioral Health Services *Adopted
09-0826-PR35 Authorize Tuition Payments to Northeastern Illinois University for Reading Endorsements *Adopted
09-0826-PR36 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Educational Ideas, Inc. DBA Ballard & Tighe Publishers for the Purchase of Test Materials *Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the Chief Facilities Officer

09-0826-OP1 Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with UNO Charter School Network for Lease of the De La Cruz School Building, 2317 W. 23rd Place *Accepted
09-0826-OP2 Approve Entering Into Site License Agreements with Various Health Care Providers for School-Based Health Centers at Chicago Public Schools *Accepted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

09-0826-EX15 Amend Board Report 09-0722-EX12 Principal Contracts (A) *Accepted
09-0826-EX16 Amend Board Report 09-0722-EX13 Principal Contracts (B) After January 1, 2009 *Accepted
09-0826-EX17 Principal Contracts (A) *Accepted
09-0826-EX18 Principal Contracts (B) *Accepted
09-0826-EX19 Department of Human Resources Schedule of Basic Salaries Effective July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010* *[Note: Attachment on File in the Office of the Board] *Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

09-0826-AR2 Report on Board Report Rescissions *Accepted
*Presented at the meeting

I, Estela G. Beltran, Secretary, do hereby certify that the reports listed and the action noted opposite each report number is correct and reflects the order in which items were presented to the Board.

Estela G. Beltran
Secretary