Actions: December 17, 2008

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

08-1217-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

08-1217-AR2 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Laner, Muchin, Dombrow, Becker, Levin & Tominberg *Accepted
08-1217-AR3 Authorize the Continued Retention of the Law Firm Neal & Leroy, L.L.C. *Accepted
08-1217-AR4 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Shefsky & Froelich, LTD. *Accepted
08-1217-AR5 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Keith McLendon – 06 WC 48346 *Adopted
08-1217-AR6 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Linda Richey – 02 WC 54476 *Adopted
08-1217-AR7 Approve Settlement for Interim Payment to Marstech Solutions Inc. for Technical Consulting Services *Adopted
08-1217-AR8 Property Tax Appeal Refund – Authorize Settlement for Lakeside Purchaser LLC/EL Paso Corp.’s PTAB Appeals Regarding its Cermak Property for Tax Years 2002-2004 *Adopted
08-1217-AR9 Property Tax Appeal Refund – Authorize Settlement for Omni Ambassador Hotel’s PTAB Appeals Regarding its State Street Property for Tax Years 2003-2005 *Adopted
08-1217-AR10 Property Tax Appeal Refund – Authorize Settlement for Pierre LLC’S PTAB Appeal Regarding its Halsted Street Property for Tax Year 2006 *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

08-1217-RS9 Resolution Authorizing the Filing of Undervaluation or Overvaluation Complaints Before the Cook County Board of Review for the Purpose of Preserving Potential Tax Revenue for the Board of Education *Adopted
08-1217-AR11 Appoint Assistant General Counsel – Department of Law (James D. Dawson) *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

08-1217-EX15 Principal Contract (A) (Cobbs) *Adopted
08-1217-EX16 Principal Contracts (B) (Carmona, Munoz, Strojny) *Adopted
08-1217-EX17 Approve Rescission of Dr. Jose Barillas’ Notice of Intent to Retire and Resignation Pursuant to Board Rule 4-16(b), and Authorize Repayment Agreement Between Jose Barillas and the Board for Pension Enhancement Payments Made *Adopted
08-1217-EX18 Rescind Warning Resolution – Evelynne Roth, Tenured Teacher, McClellan Elementary School [Note: Rescinds Board Report 07-0328-EX14] *Adopted
08-1217-EX19 Warning Resolution – Susan Creighton, Tenured Teacher, Sabin Magnet School *Adopted
08-1217-EX20 Warning Resolution – Irma Hernandez, Teacher, Lozano Bilingual Elementary School *Adopted
08-1217-EX21 Warning Resolution – Michael Williams, Tenured Teacher, McCorkle Elementary School *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

08-1217-RS10 Resolution Authorizing Payment of MEABF and Laborers’ Pensioners’ Medical Insurance Plan Premium Deficiency and Requiring Changes to Premiums to make Medical Insurance Plan Financially Self-Supporting *Adopted
08-1217-EX22 Approve Hearing Officer’s Finding that Pupil is a Non-Resident of the City of Chicago Not Entitled to Attend the Chicago Public Schools on a Tuition-Free Basis *Adopted
08-1217-EX23 Approve Hearing Officer’s Finding that Pupils are Non-Residents of the City of Chicago Not Entitled to Attend the Chicago Public Schools on a Tuition-Free Basis *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

08-1217-RS11 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Educational Support Personnel *Adopted
08-1217-RS12 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Probationary Appointed Teachers *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

08-1217-OP1 Amend Board Report 07-1024-OP2 Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with 4600 S. Kedzie L.L.C. for Lease of Space at 4600 S. Kedzie Avenue *Adopted

Resolutions

08-1217-RS1 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2008 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Tax Revenues), Series 1996, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
08-1217-RS2 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2008 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Tax Revenues), Series 1997, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
08-1217-RS3 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2008 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Tax Revenues), Series 1999A, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
08-1217-RS4 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2008 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Refunding Bonds (Dedicated Tax Revenues), Series 2007BC, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
08-1217-RS5 Resolution Levying Taxes for the Fiscal Year 2008-2009 for School Purposes of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
08-1217-RS6 Resolution Authorizing and Directing the Filing of a Controller’s Certificate for School Taxes to be Extended for Collection in Calendar Year 2009 Adopted
08-1217-RS7 Resolution Re: Appointment of Student Representative to Local School Council to Fill Student Vacancy Adopted
08-1217-RS8 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

Policies

08-1217-PO1 Amend Board Report 08-0602-PO1 Adopt a New Debarment Policy *Adopted
08-1217-PO2 Rescind Board Report 04-0225-PO1 and Adopt a New Eligibility Requirements for ChicagoPublic Schools Principalship Policy *Adopted

Communications

08-1217-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of January 28, 2009 – 125 S. Clark Street (Board Chamber) *No action
08-1217-CO2 Communication From the Chief Financial Officer Concerning the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report of the Board for Fiscal Year 2008 *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

08-1217-EX1 Transfer of Funds**[Note: The complete document will be on File in the Office of the Board] *Adopted
08-1217-EX2 Approve the Establishment of Skinner North Classical School *Adopted
08-1217-EX3 Amend Board Report 08-0723-EX12 Amend Board Report 08-0423-EX8 Amend Board Report 07-1024-EX3 Amend Board Report 06-1220-EX3 Amend Board Report 06-0222-EX14 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with L.E.A.R.N. Charter School *Adopted
08-1217-EX4 Amend Board Report 08-0827-EX9 Approve the Establishment of George Westinghouse High School *Adopted
08-1217-EX5 Amend Board Report 08-1022-EX23 Withdraw Renaissance 2010 School Proposals Adopted
08-1217-EX6 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Namaste Charter School Adopted
08-1217-EX7 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Noble Network of Charter Schools Adopted
08-1217-EX8 Approve the Cancellation of Controlled Enrollment at Rachel Carson Elementary School Adopted
08-1217-EX9 Approve the Cancellation of Controlled Enrollment at Mary Lyon Elementary School Adopted
08-1217-EX10 Approve the Cancellation of Controlled Enrollment at Donald L. Morrill Elementary School Adopted
08-1217-EX11 Approve the Cancellation of Controlled Enrollment at William P. Nixon Elementary School Adopted
08-1217-EX12 Approve the Cancellation of Controlled Enrollment at Socorro Sandoval Elementary School Adopted
08-1217-EX13 Establish the New Belmont-Cragin Area Elementary School and its Attendance Area Boundaries and Adjust the Attendance Boundaries for Mary Lyon Elementary School, Hanson Park Elementary School, Franz Peter Schubert Elementary School, and Northwest Middle School *Adopted
08-1217-EX14 Establish the New Southwest Area Middle School and its Attendance Area Boundaries and Change the Grade Structures of Socorro Sandoval Elementary School and Tonti Elementary School Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

08-1217-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for November 2008 Adopted
08-1217-ED2 Ratify Extending the Agreement for the Talent Development High School Program *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

08-1217-PR1 Amend Board Report 08-0602-PR14 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Harrison and Company for the Purchase of Early Childhood Furniture *Adopted
08-1217-PR2 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program Adopted
08-1217-PR3 Amend Board Report 08-1022-PR12 Approve Entering Into a Software License Agreement with True North Logic Adopted
08-1217-PR4 Amend Board Report 08-0924-PR9 Amend Board Report 08-0602-PR28 Approve Exercising the Final Option to Renew Agreements with Various Vendors for Implementation Services Adopted
08-1217-PR5 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with AT&T DataComm, Inc. for Internet Access Services *Adopted
08-1217-PR6 Approve Extending the Agreement with Message Labs for Management and Software Services *Adopted
08-1217-PR7 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education (CAPE) for Professional Development, Support Services, and Materials Adopted
08-1217-PR8 Amend Board Report 08-0827-PR20 Approve Entering Into Agreements with ISBE-Approve Supplemental Educational Service Providers for Consulting Services *Adopted
08-1217-PR9 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Public Consulting Group, Inc. for the Health and Social Services Program Management for State and Federal Reimbursement Programs *Adopted
08-1217-PR10 Amend Board Report 07-0725-PR24 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Rogers Park Community for the Community-Based CPS Student Teacher Living/Learning Program and Approve the Assignment of the Rogers Park Community Development Corporation Agreement to Rogers Park Community Council *Adopted
08-1217-PR11 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the New Teacher Project for Consulting Services Adopted
08-1217-PR12 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with RWD Technologies, LLC for Consulting Services Adopted
08-1217-PR13 Amend Board Report 08-0423-PR17 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz, New Teacher Center for Consulting Services *Adopted
08-1217-PR14 Approve Payment and Amend Board Report 08-0723-PR22 Amend Board Report 07-0627-PR40 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with VCG Uniforms for Purchase Of Security Uniforms Adopted
08-1217-PR15 Approve Payment to KSA-Plus Communications on Behalf of Global Printing Inc. for the Purchase of Printing Services Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the General Counsel

08-1217-AR1 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