Actions: February 24, 2010

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motions

10-0224-MO1 Motion Re: Election of President *Adopted
10-0224-MO2 Motion Re: Elect Mary B. Richardson-Lowry President of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
10-0224-MO3 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

10-0224-AR5 Authorize the Continued Retention of the Law Firm Dykema Gossett, PLLC *Accepted
10-0224-AR6 Authorize the Continued Retention of the Law Firm Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP *Accepted
10-0224-AR7 Authorize the Continued Retention of the Law Firm Schiff Hardin LLP *Accepted
10-0224-AR8 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Ollie Boughton – 07 WC 29329 *Adopted
10-0224-AR9 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Bertha Garcia – 07 WC 43612 *Adopted
10-0224-AR10 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Dionne Herron – 08 WC 004834 *Adopted
10-0224-AR11 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Deborah Russell – 08 WC 19967 *Adopted
10-0224-AR12 Personal Injury – Authorize Payment of Settlement for Ryan Murray, Case No. 3832 *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

10-0224-EX23 Warning Resolution – Robert Zagar, School Psychologist, Assigned to Office of Specialized Services *Adopted

Reports from the Board of Education

10-0224-RS19 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Harriet Walczak, Tenured Teacher, Wells High School *Adopted
10-0224-RS20 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Educational Support Personnel *Adopted
10-0224-RS21 Resolution Approving the Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Probationary Appointed Teachers *Adopted
10-0224-RS22 Resolution Authorizing the Honorable Termination of Regularly Certified and Appointed Teachers *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

10-0224-OP6 Authorize the Public Building Commission of Chicago to Transfer Title of Land Located at 363 W. Hill Street to the City of Chicago, in Trust for the Use of Schools *Adopted
10-0224-OP7 Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with the City of Chicago for the Land and Building Located at 363 W. Hill Street *Adopted
10-0224-OP8 Authorization to Pay Compensation for Release of Restrictive Covenant Relating to the Purchase and Opening of Notre Dame High School for Girls *Adopted

Resolutions

10-0224-RS1 Resolution Appointing Mary B. Richardson-Lowry as Commissioner of the Public Building Commission of Chicago Adopted
10-0224-RS2 Resolution Authorizing the Public Building Commission to Execute a Plat of Dedication and/or Resubdivision to Rededicate as a Public Street the East Half of Cleveland Avenue Between Oak and Hobbie Streets *Adopted
10-0224-RS3 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2009 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Tax Revenues), Series 2000-01, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
10-0224-RS4 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2009 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Tax Revenues) Series 2001-03, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
10-0224-RS5 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2009 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Revenues), Series 2002A, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
10-0224-RS6 Resolution Abating in Full the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Years 2021-2037 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Revenues), Series 2003D, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
10-0224-RS7 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2009 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Refunding Bonds (Dedicated Revenues), Series 2004AB, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
10-0224-RS8 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2009 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Revenues), Series 2004CDE, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
10-0224-RS9 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2009 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Revenues – Benito Juarez Community Academy Project), Series 2004G, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
10-0224-RS10 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2009 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Refunding Bonds (Dedicated Revenues), Series 2005A and Series 2005B, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
10-0224-RS11 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2009 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Revenues), Series 2005DE, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
10-0224-RS12 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2009 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Revenues), Series 2006B, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
10-0224-RS13 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2009 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Revenues), Series 2007D, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
10-0224-RS14 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2009 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Refunding Bonds (Dedicated Revenues), Series 2008A, Series 2008B, Series 2008C and Series 2009A, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
10-0224-RS15 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2009 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Refunding Bonds (Dedicated Revenues), Series 2009BC, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
10-0224-RS16 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2009 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Refunding Bonds (Dedicated Revenues), Series 2009D, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
10-0224-RS17 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2009 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Revenues), Series 2009E (Taxable Build America Bonds “Direct Payment”), Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Revenues), Series 2009F and Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Revenues), Series 2009G, (Qualified School Construction Bonds), of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
10-0224-RS18 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies for the Term of Office Ending June 30, 2010 *Adopted

Communications

10-0224-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of March 24, 2010 – 125 S. Clark Street (Board Chamber) *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

10-0224-EX1 Transfer of Funds* *[Note: The complete document will be on File in the Office of the Board] *Adopted
10-0224-EX2 Approve Entering Into an Intergovernmental Agreement with Chicago Public Library and Chicago Housing Authority Relating to Carver Elementary School Library Renovations and Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with the Chicago Public Library *Adopted
10-0224-EX3 Close Bartholome De Las Casas Occupational High School *Adopted
10-0224-EX4 Close William H. Prescott Elementary School and Adjust the Attendance Areas for Louis A. Agassiz Elementary School and Augustus H. Burley Elementary School Withdrawn
10-0224-EX5 Relocate George W. Tilton Elementary School, Consolidate Guglielmo Marconi Elementary School Into George W. Tilton Elementary School and Adjust the Attendance Area for the Consolidated School Deferred
10-0224-EX6 Consolidate Helen J. McCorkle Elementary School Into Ludwig Van Beethoven Elementary School and Adjust the Attendance Area for Beethoven School *Adopted
10-0224-EX7 Reconstitute Myra Bradwell Communications Arts & Sciences Elementary School and Remove and Replace the Bradwell Staff, Including the Principal, at the End of the 2009-10 School Year *Adopted
10-0224-EX8 Reconstitute George W. Curtis Elementary School and Remove and Replace the Curtis Staff, Including the Principal, at the End of the 2009-10 School Year *Adopted
10-0224-EX9 Reconstitute Charles S. Deneen Elementary School and Remove and Replace the Deneen Staff, Including the Principal, at the end of the 2009-10 School Year *Adopted
10-0224-EX10 Reconstitute Wendell Phillips High School and Phillips High School Achievement Academy and Remove and Replace the Staff, Including the Principal, at the End of the 2009-10 School Year *Adopted
10-0224-EX11 Reconstitute John Marshall Metropolitan High School and Remove and Replace the Marshall Staff, Including the Principal, at the End of the 2009-10 School Year *Adopted
10-0224-EX12 Adjust the Attendance Areas of George Schneider Elementary School and Friedrich Ludwig Jahn Elementary School and Change the Grade Structure of Schneider School *Adopted
10-0224-EX13 Amend Board Report 08-0723-EX5 Amend Board Report 08-0326-EX5 Designate Oscar Mayer Elementary School as a Magnet School with Attendance Boundaries, Change the School’s Educational Focus to an Internal Baccalaureate Programme and Montessori Program and Change the School’s Name to Oscar Mayer Magnet School *Adopted
10-0224-EX14 Establish Revised Enrollment Requirements for Inter-American Magnet School *Adopted
10-0224-EX15 Ratify Exercising the First Option to Renew the Memorandum of Understanding with Chicago Charter School Foundation (Chicago International Charter School) to Participate in the Real/Chicago Teacher Advancement Program *Adopted
10-0224-EX16 Amend Board Report 09-0527-EX4 Amend Board Report 08-1022-EX6 Amend Board Report 07-1024-EX12 Approve the Establishment of the Chicago High School for the Arts and Entering Into a School Management and Performance Agreement with Chicago High School for the Arts *Adopted
10-0224-EX17 Amend Board Report 09-1123-EX15 Approve the Granting of a Charter and Entering Into a Charter School Agreement with Northwestern University Settlement Association, an Illinois Not-for-Profit Corporation Withdrawn
10-0224-EX18 Approve Entering Into a School Management Consulting Agreement with the Academy for Urban School Leadership to Provide School Turnaround Services at Myra Bradwell Communications Arts & Sciences Elementary School Withdrawn
10-0224-EX19 Approve Entering Into a School Management Consulting Agreement with the Academy for Urban School Leadership to Provide School Turnaround Services at Charles S. Deneen Elementary School Withdrawn
10-0224-EX20 Approve Entering Into a School Management Consulting Agreement with the Academy for Urban School Leadership to Provide School Turnaround Services at Wendell Phillips Academy High School Withdrawn

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

10-0224-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for January 2010 *Adopted
10-0224-ED2 Approve the Chicago Public Schools’ NCLB District Improvement Plan for the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 School Years *Adopted
10-0224-ED3 Approve Restructuring Plans for Schools Classified as in Need of Restructuring Under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

10-0224-AR1 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Giordano & Neilan, Ltd. *Adopted
10-0224-AR2 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Holland & Knight, LLP *Adopted
10-0224-AR3 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Laner, Muchin, Dombrow, Becker, Levin & Tominberg, Ltd. *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

10-0224-PR1 Amend Board Report 09-1216-PR5 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with American Parking Lot Maintenance, Inc. for Emergency Snow Plowing and Removal Services *Adopted
10-0224-PR2 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program *Adopted
10-0224-PR3 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status of and Entering Into Agreements with Architectural/ Engineering to Provide Services *Adopted
10-0224-PR4 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status of and Entering Into Agreements with Vendors to Provide Integrated Pest Management Services *Adopted
10-0224-PR5 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Henricksen for the Purchase of Office Workstation Products *Adopted
10-0224-PR6 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Chicago International Trucks, LLC for the Purchase and Installation of Diesel Oxidation Equipment Withdrawn
10-0224-PR7 Ratify Entering Into an Agreement with Lenz & Associates for Consulting Services *Adopted
10-0224-PR8 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Illinois Virtual School for Online Curriculum and Instructional Support *Adopted
10-0224-PR9 Approve the Purchase of Brigance Classroom Kits and Record Books from Curriculum Associates (Area 27 Office) *Adopted
10-0224-PR10 Approve the Purchase of Interactive White Boards from Tia Technology DBA Edutek Midwest (Gallistel Language Academy) *Adopted
10-0224-PR11 Authorize Entering Into Agreements with Vendors for Transportation Services and Authorize Payments for Lodging Expenses for Spring Break College Tours *Adopted
10-0224-PR12 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Woodlawn Children’s Promise Zone for Consulting Services *Adopted
10-0224-PR13 Ratify an Agreement with Little Black Pearl Workshop for Afterschool Arts Programming *Adopted
10-0224-PR14 Amend Board Report 09-0923-PR26 Approve Entering Into a Letter of Intent and an Agreement with Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. for Youth Advocacy Services *Adopted
10-0224-PR15 Amend Board Report 09-0826-PR31 Ratify Entering Into an Intergovernmental Agreement with Chicago Police Department Relating to the FY2008 Secure Our Schools Grant *Adopted
10-0224-PR16 Ratify Entering Into an Intergovernmental Agreement with Chicago Police Department for School Patrol Service *Adopted
10-0224-PR17 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Consultants for Nursing Services *Adopted

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Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

10-0224-OP1 Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with Chicago Charter School Foundation for Rental of the Carver Middle School Building at 801 E. 133rd Place *Accepted
10-0224-OP2 Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with Epic Academy Inc. for Rental of the South Chicago School Building at 8255 S. Houston *Accepted
10-0224-OP3 Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with L.E.A.R.N. Charter School for Rental of the Thorp School Building at 8914 S. Buffalo *Accepted
10-0224-OP4 Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with Noble Network of Charter Schools for Rental of the Reed School Building at 6350 S. Stewart *Accepted
10-0224-OP5 Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with Urban Prep Academies, Inc for Rental of the Cather School Building at 2908 West Washington *Accepted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

10-0224-EX21 Principal Contracts (A) *Accepted
10-0224-EX22 Principal Contracts (B) *Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

10-0224-AR4 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