Actions: January 23, 2002

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

02-0123-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from General Counsel

02-0123-AR3 Authorize the Continued Retention of the Law Firm Earl L. Neal & Associates, L.L.C. *Adopted
02-0123-AR4 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Foley and Lardner *Adopted
02-0123-AR5 Authorize Retention of Margaret C. Fitzpatrick, Esq. *Adopted
02-0123-AR6 Authorize Continued Retention of Alan S. King, Esq. to Provide Consultant Services to the Bureau of Labor Relations *Adopted
02-0123-AR7 Authorization to Retain the Services of Gordon Foster, Ph.D., to Conduct a Historical Review of the District’s Faculty and to Offer an Expert Opinion of Compliance Under the Desegregation Consent Decree *Adopted
02-0123-AR8 Authorization to Retain the Services of Judith Bockel Poppell, Ph.D., to Conduct a Historical Review of the District’s Student Assignment Trends and to Offer an Expert Opinion of Compliance Under the Desegregation Consent Decree *Adopted
02-0123-AR9 Authorization to Retain the Services of G. Alfred Hess Jr., Ph.D., to Conduct a Historical Review of the District’s Compliance with the Educational Components of the Desegregation Consent Decree *Adopted
02-0123-AR10 Authorization to Retain the Services of M. Beatriz Arias, PH.D., to Conduct a Historical Review of the District’s Bilingual Education Program and Offer an Expert Opinion of Compliance Under the Desegregation Consent Decree *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

02-0123-EX13 Warning Resolution - Cecilia Bitner, a Teacher, Assigned to Morton Career Academy *Adopted
02-0123-EX14 Warning Resolution - Consuela Capitanelli, Teacher, Monroe School *Adopted
02-0123-EX15 Warning Resolution - Danielle D’Amore, Teacher, Newberry School *Adopted
02-0123-EX16 Warning Resolution - Alva Ellington, Teacher, South Loop School *Adopted
02-0123-EX17 Warning Resolution - Eunice Hobbs, Teacher, Assigned to Paderewski Elementary School *Adopted
02-0123-EX18 Warning Resolution - Bobbie Holloway, a Teacher, Assigned to Nixon Elementary School *Adopted
02-0123-EX19 Warning Resolution - Susan Lieberman, Teacher, Formerly Assigned to Daley School *Adopted
02-0123-EX20 Warning Resolution - Georgianna Lucas, Teacher, Assigned to Suder Elementary School *Adopted
02-0123-EX21 Warning Resolution - Sybil Meindl, Teacher, Assigned to Ellington School *Adopted
02-0123-EX22 Request for Dismissal of Bobby Carey, Lunchroom Attendant, Pasteur Elementary School *Adopted
02-0123-EX23 Request for Dismissal of Russell Catlett, Child Welfare Attendant, Las Casas High School *Adopted
02-0123-EX24 Request for Dismissal of Elisa McGrew, Lunchroom Cashier, Manley Career Academy *Adopted
02-0123-EX25 Request for Dismissal of Latroy Smith, Porter, Locke Elementary School *Adopted
02-0123-EX26 Request for Dismissal of Dontae Towers, Lunchroom Attendant, Tilden Career Community Academy *Adopted
02-0123-EX27 Principal Contracts (A) (Calhoun; Vaughn-Dossiea; Wiley) *Adopted
02-0123-EX28 Principal Contracts (B) (Butterfield) *Adopted
02-0123-EX29 Amend Board Report 01-1219-EX18 Appoint Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Department of Operations (Bruce Washington) *Adopted
02-0123-EX30 Transfer and Appoint Region Education Officer, Region Seven Office (Joyce Bristow) *Adopted

Motions

02-0123-MO2 Motion Re: Appoint Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff to the Board of Education and Executive Director and Staff Writer for the Academic Accountability Council (Brandi Turco; Greg Minniefield; Jorge Oclander; Kelly McBride) *Adopted
02-0123-MO3 Motion Re: Adopt and Maintain as Confidential Closed Session Minutes - July 2001 through December 2001 *Adopted

Report from the Chief Operations Office

02-0123-OP5 Authorization to Purchase 221 West 103rd Street for the Construction of a New Langston Hughes/Davis Developmental School *Adopted

Resolutions

02-0123-RS1 Resolution Re: James A. Wright, Chief of Staff to the Chicago Board of Education Adopted
02-0123-RS2 Resolution Re: Frank Blatnick, Retired Principal of the Yates Elementary School Adopted
02-0123-RS3 Resolution Re: Joyce Y. Johnson, Retired Principal at the Brown Region 6 Office Adopted
02-0123-RS4 Resolution Re: Beverly D. LaCoste, Retired Principal of the Phillips High School Adopted
02-0123-RS5 Resolution Approving Changes to the Budget of the Capital Improvement Program for the Chicago Public Schools Adopted
02-0123-RS6 Amend Resolution 01-0124-RS5 Resolution Acknowledging the Public Building Commission’s Decision to Redeem Certain Bonds with the Proceeds of a New Bond Issuance and Directing the Use of the Additional Funds Obtained Therefrom for Certain Capital Projects Adopted
02-0123-RS7 Resolution Providing for the Allocation of 2002 Tax Collections to Debt Service Funds Adopted
02-0123-RS8 Resolution Regarding Transfer of Interest and Investment Earnings Earned in Calendar Year 2001 From Trusteed Debt Service Funds to Educational Fund Adopted
02-0123-RS9 Resolution Authorizing the Board of Education of the City of Chicago to Enter Into Supplemental Indentures Relative to Certain Outstanding Bond Issues for the Purpose of Facilitating Certain Refunding Plans Adopted
02-0123-RS10 Amend Resolution 98-0826-RS8 Resolution Providing for the Issuance of Qualified Zone Academy General Obligation (Alternate) Bonds, Series 1998 (Bronzeville Academy Project) of the Chicago School Reform Board of Trustees of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
02-0123-RS11 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted
02-0123-RS12 Resolution Re: Appointment of Student Representative to the Local School Council Adopted

Communication

02-0123-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of February 27, 2002 Central Administration Building, 125 S. Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603 *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

02-0123-EX1 Transfer of Funds Various Units and Objects Adopted
02-0123-EX2 Approve Implementation of Controlled Enrollment at Mary Lyon Elementary School Adopted
02-0123-EX3 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Academy of Communications and Technology Charter School Adopted
02-0123-EX4 Adjust the Attendance Areas for Canter, Ray, Harte Schools and Change Grade Structure at Ray, Harte, and Murray Schools *Adopted
02-0123-EX5 Establish the Miriam G. Canter Middle School *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

02-0123-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for December 2001 Adopted
02-0123-ED2 Ratify a Grant Distribution Agreement with, and Authorize Payment to Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

02-0123-PR1 Amend Board Report 00-0823-PR1 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Hallaghan Business Machines for the Purchase and/or Lease of Digital Duplicators Adopted
02-0123-PR2 Ratify the Exercising of the Option to Extend the Agreements with Lansoft Office Systems, Daly Computers, Inc. & Micro City for the Purchase of Computer Peripherals Adopted
02-0123-PR3 Ratify Exercising the Option to Extend the Agreements with Advance Electronic & Computer, Computer Service & Consulting Incorporated, Interface Computer Communications Incorporated, Lansoft Office Systems, Rico, Rush Incorporated, Sierra Consulting Group and Solai & Cameron for the Purchase of Computer Training Services Adopted
02-0123-PR4 Ratify the Award of Construction Contracts and Ratify or Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program Adopted
02-0123-PR5 Approve the Renewal of the Pre-Qualification Status of the Architects/Engineers of Records for Architectural Services Adopted
02-0123-PR6 Approve Entering Into an Agreements with Desks Inc. for the Purchase of Office Workstation Products Adopted
02-0123-PR7 Approve Exercising the Option to Extend the Agreement with Monahan’s Landscape Co. for Landscape Maintenance Services Adopted
02-0123-PR8 Amend Board Report 01-0822-PR5 Ratify Entering Into Agreements with Various Consultants for Managing Environmental Consulting Services for the Capital Improvement Program Adopted
02-0123-PR9 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Millennium Three for the Purchase of Laminated Foam Trays Adopted
02-0123-PR10 Approve the Renewal of the Existing Agreement with Arthur E. Williams Andersen LLP for Consulting Services Adopted
02-0123-PR11 Amend Board Report 01-0926-PR14 Amend Board Report 01-0627-PR19 Amend Board Report 01-0221-PR6 Ratify an Agreement with Diversified Telecommunications Inc. for Consultant Services Adopted
02-0123-PR12 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with FPT&W, Ltd for Consulting Services Withdrawn
02-0123-PR13 Ratify an Agreement with IBM Corporation for IBM Hardware Maintenance Adopted
02-0123-PR14 Ratify a Software License Agreement with IBM for Software Product and Maintenance Adopted
02-0123-PR15 Approve Payment to Kronos Incorporated for the Purchase of Kronos Hardware, Maintenance and Supplies Adopted
02-0123-PR16 Ratify an Agreement with Kronos Incorporated for the Purchase of Kronos Software and Services Adopted
02-0123-PR17 Ratify a Maintenance Agreement with Kronos Incorporated for Software and Hardware Maintenance Adopted
02-0123-PR18 Ratify an Agreement with Northeastern Illinois University for Consulting Services Adopted
02-0123-PR19 Ratify an Agreement with Storage Technology for Hardware and Software Maintenance Adopted
02-0123-PR20 Approve Payment to Tri-Tech Solutions KAM, Inc. for Consulting Services Adopted
02-0123-PR21 Approve Exercising the Final Option to Renew the Agreement with Unisource Worldwide for Continuous Form 3800 Paper Adopted
02-0123-PR22 Approve Entering Into a Software License and Subscription Upgrade Agreement with Unisys Corporation Adopted
02-0123-PR23 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Unisys Corporation for the Purchase of Software Licenses and Maintenance Services Adopted
02-0123-PR24 Ratify Entering Into an Agreement with United Neighborhood Organization for Consulting Services Adopted
02-0123-PR25 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago to Provide Space at the UIC Pavilion for the Girls and Boys Basketball Tournaments Adopted
02-0123-PR26 Approve an Assignment and Assumption of Contractual Duties from Success Lab, Inc. to Sylvan Learning Systems, Inc. Adopted
02-0123-PR27 Ratify Exercising the Second Option to Renew Agreements with Hansen External Partners, and Authorize New Agreements with Additional External Partners for Consultant Services Adopted
02-0123-PR28 Amend Board Report 01-1219-PR29 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Chicago Education Alliance for Consulting Services and Software Adopted
02-0123-PR29 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Public Consulting Group for Health and Social Services Program Management for Federal Reimbursement Programs Adopted
02-0123-PR30 Amend Board Report 01-1024-PR22 Authorize Placement of the Board of Education’s Liability Insurance with the Hayes Group Adopted
02-0123-PR31 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Various Companies for Defined Contribution Retirement Services Adopted
02-0123-PR32 Authorize Participation in the Close Up Washington Program by the Office of High School Development and Authorize Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
02-0123-PR33 Ratify Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Art’s Investigations and Security, Inc. Adopted
02-0123-PR34 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Green Mazur Associates for Consulting Services Adopted
02-0123-PR35 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Election Systems & Software, Inc. for the Purchase of LSC Election Materials for the May 2002 LSC Election Adopted
02-0123-PR36 Amend Board Report 01-0523-PR44 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with St. Xavier University for a Masters Program for Bilingual Speech and Language Pathologists and Approve Tuition Payments Related to the Program Adopted
02-0123-PR37 Amend Board Report 01-0822-PR22 Approving Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Northeastern Illinois University for a Masters Program in Special Education for Bilingual Teachers Adopted
02-0123-PR38 Payment to the Department of Police, City of Chicago, for Consultant Services Adopted
02-0123-PR39 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Advanced Systems Consultant, Inc. for Consulting Services Adopted
02-0123-PR40 Ratify an Agreement with Sylvan Learning Corporation for Consulting Services Adopted
02-0123-PR41 Ratify an Agreement with Advanced Systems Consultant, Inc. for Consulting Services for Woods Academy Adopted
02-0123-PR42 Ratify an Agreement with Advanced Systems Consultant, Inc. for Consulting Services for Hubbard High School Adopted
02-0123-PR43 Extend the Agreements with U.S. Equities Realty, Inc. For Property Management and Leasing Services For the 125 South Clark Street Building Adopted
02-0123-PR44 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Demoulin Brothers & Company for the Purchase of Choral, Band and Orchestral Uniforms Adopted
02-0123-PR45 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Synch Solutions for Consulting Services Adopted
02-0123-PR46 Amend Board Report 01-0926-PR32 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Steven Nemerovski for Consulting Services Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

02-0123-EX6 Department of Human Resources Summary of Teacher New Hires, Transfers, and Leaves, Quarterly Summary (October, November, December 2001) Accepted
02-0123-EX7 Department of Human Resources Summary of Educational Support Personnel New Hires, Transfers, Leaves, Layoffs, Promotions, and Separations Quarterly Summary (October, November, December 2001) Accepted
02-0123-EX8 Summary of Bureau of Labor and Employee Relations Disciplinary Actions Quarterly Report (October, November, December 2001) Accepted
02-0123-EX9 Department of Human Resources Summary of Conference Leaves Administrators, Teachers and Educational Support Personnel Quarterly Summary (October, November, December 2001) Accepted
02-0123-EX10 Department of Human Resources Summary of Resignations and Deaths Quarterly Report (October, November, December 2001) Accepted
02-0123-EX11 Department of Human Resources Summary of Salary Adjustments Quarterly Report (October, November, December 2001) Accepted
02-0123-EX12 Department of Human Resources Summary of Assistant Principal Appointments Quarterly Summary (October, November December 2001) Accepted

Reports from the Chief Educational Officer

02-0123-ED3 Omnibus Report: Authorize the Acceptance of School-Based Grants Accepted
02-0123-ED4 Authorize the Acceptance of Donations of Lab Equipment, Software and Training Services from Cisco Systems, Inc. Accepted
02-0123-ED5 Omnibus Report: Authorize the Acceptance of Grants Accepted
02-0123-ED6 Approve the Participation in the US Chess Federation’s 2002 National Scholastic Chess Championship and Authorize Travel and Other Expenses Related to the Program Accepted
02-0123-ED7 Amend the 2001-2002 Regular School Calendars to Provide Restructured School Days for Selected Attendance Centers for the Months of February through June, 2002 Accepted
02-0123-ED8 Approve Renewal of Leave of Absence for Mary Sharon Reilly to the Public School Teachers’ Pension and Retirement Fund of Chicago *Accepted as amended

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

02-0123-OP1 Ratify a License Agreement with Boys and Girls Club of Chicago (Logan Square) for Use of Space Located at 3228 West Palmer Street Accepted
02-0123-OP2 Ratify a Lease Agreement with Eastside United Methodist Church for Rental of Space Located at 11000 South Ewing Avenue Accepted
02-0123-OP3 Ratify a License Agreement with Wyatt Community and Family Life Center for the Use of Space Located at 8950 South Stony Island Accepted
02-0123-OP4 Ratify a License Agreement with North Park University for the Use of Swimming Pool at Von Steuben Metropolitan Science Center Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

02-0123-AR1 Workers’ Compensation–Payment for Lump Sum Settlements Accepted
02-0123-AR2 Report on Board Report Rescissions Accepted

New Business

02-0123-RS13 Resolution Authorizing Signature Proxy for Board President *Adopted
*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