Actions: March 27, 2002

Download board action index

Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

02-0327-MO01 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from General Counsel

02-0327-AR03 Authorize Retention of Robert Bennett, Esq. *Adopted
02-0327-AR04 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Querry & Harrow, Ltd. *Adopted
02-0327-AR05 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Earl L. Neal & Associates, L.L.C. *Adopted
02-0327-AR06 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Kane, Laduzinsky & Mendoza *Adopted
02-0327-AR07 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Hogan & Hartson, L.L.P. *Adopted
02-0327-AR08 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Banner & Witcoff *Adopted
02-0327-AR09 Authorize Continued Retention of Fredrick H. Bates, Esq. *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

02-0327-EX06 Warning Resolution - Corla Hawkins, Principal, Assigned to Paderewski Elementary School *Adopted
02-0327-EX07 Warning Resolution - Constantine Kiamos, Principal, Assigned to Steinmetz High School *Adopted
02-0327-EX08 Warning Resolution - Kelly Loudon, Teacher, Assigned to Kennedy High School *Adopted
02-0327-EX09 Warning Resolution - Lewis D. Michaels, Teacher, Schurz High School *Adopted
02-0327-EX10 Warning Resolution - Bernard O'Malley, Teacher, Calumet Academic High School *Adopted
02-0327-EX11 Warning Resolution - Erin K. Shamberger, Teacher, Piccolo Specialty School *Adopted
02-0327-EX12 Report of the Results of the Board's Review of the Findings of Fact and Recommendation of the Hearing Officer Regarding the Charges Preferred Against Kelly Loudon, Teacher Assigned to Kennedy High School *Adopted
02-0327-EX13 Request for Dismissal of Kindell Anderson, TV Production Assistant, Department of Communications *Adopted
02-0327-EX14 Request for Dismissal of Darick Connor, Porter, May Community Academy *Adopted
02-0327-EX15 Request for Dismissal of J.W. Griffin, Porter, Lozano Bilingual *Adopted
02-0327-EX16 Request for Dismissal of Brenda Johnson, School Security Officer, Byrd Community Academy *Adopted
02-0327-EX17 Request for Dismissal of Kelvin Johnson, Custodial Worker, Roving Crew *Adopted
02-0327-EX18 Request for Dismissal of Mack McClom, School Security Officer, Robeson High School *Adopted
02-0327-EX19 Request for Dismissal of Cheryl O'Donnell, Lunchroom Attendant, Coles Academy *Adopted
02-0327-EX20 Request for Dismissal of Gregory Randolph, Teacher Assistant, Crown Elementary School *Adopted
02-0327-EX21 Request for Dismissal of Geno Webb, Porter, Wright School *Adopted
02-0327-EX22 Principal Contracts (A) (Kirksey) *Adopted
02-0327-EX23 Principal Contracts (B) (Cooper; Huff; Singer; Strickler Poe) *Adopted
02-0327-EX24 Appoint Director - Department of Teacher Accountability, Office of Accountability (Xavier Botana) *Adopted

Resolutions

02-0327-RS01 Resolution Re: Westinghouse High School Winners of the Public League's 2002 Boys Basketball Championship and the Illinois High School Association Class AA Championship Adopted
02-0327-RS02 Resolution Approving Changes to the Budget of the Capital Improvement Program for the Chicago Public Schools Adopted
02-0327-RS03 Resolution: Request the Public Building Commission of Chicago to Enter Into an Intergovernmental Easement Agreement with the City of Chicago Adopted
02-0327-RS04 Request the Public Building Commission of Chicago to Execute a Grant of Easement to Commonwealth Edison Company Adopted
02-0327-RS05 Resolution: Request the Public Building Commission of Chicago to Undertake the Construction of a New Kelvyn Park High School Adopted
02-0327-RS06 Resolution: Request the Public Building Commission of Chicago to Convey to the Chicago Housing Authority the Board's Interest in the Former Oakenwald Elementary School Adopted
02-0327-RS07 Resolution Amending and Restating Resolution 01-0926-RS12 Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of General Obligation (Alternate Bonds) of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago, in an Aggregate Principal Amount Not to Exceed $500,000,000, Pursuant to the School Code and the Local Government Debt Reform Act Adopted
02-0327-RS08 Resolution Amending and Restating Resolution 98-0826-RS7 Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of General Obligation Alternate Bonds of the Chicago School Reform Board of Trustees of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago, Illinois, in an Aggregate Principal Amount Not to Exceed $900,000,000, Pursuant to the School Code and the Local Government Debt Reform Act Adopted
02-0327-RS09 Resolution Authorizing the Honorable Termination of Regularly Certified and Appointed Teachers *Adopted as amended
02-0327-RS10 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted
02-0327-RS11 Resolution Re: The 2001-2002 Whitney M. Young Magnet High School Academic Decathlon Team *Adopted

Policies

02-0327-PO1 Amend Board Report 01-0822-PO2 Policy on School Intervention *Adopted
02-0327-PO2 Policy on the Provision of School Bus Transportation to Students Participating in Designated Chicago Public School Programs *Adopted

Rule

02-0327-RU01 Amend Board Rules 1-1, 2-8 and 4-7 *Adopted

Communications

02-0327-CO01 Communication Re: Approve Entering into an Agreement with KPMG, LLP for Internal Audit Services (See Board Report 02-0327-PR30) *No action
02-0327-CO02 Communication Re: 2003-2007 Capital Improvement Hearings *No action
02-0327-CO03 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of April 24, 2002 Herzl Elementary School 3711 West Douglas Blvd., Chicago Illinois 60623 *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

02-0327-EX01 Transfer of Funds Various Units and Objects Adopted
02-0327-EX02 Establish the National Teaching Academy of Chicago *Adopted as amended
02-0327-EX03 Establish Attendance Area for the National Teachers Academy and Adjust the Attendance Areas of South Loop, John C. Haines, and Daniel H. Williams Elementary Schools Adopted
02-0327-EX04 Deny the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Nuestra America (A.K.A. Acorn) Charter School Adopted
02-0327-EX05 Recommendation Regarding Determination of Educational Crisis at Wendell Smith Elementary School *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

02-0327-ED01 Report on Student Expulsions for February 2002 Adopted
02-0327-ED02 Approve the Participation of James Monroe Elementary School in an Educational Tour of Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
02-0327-ED03 Approve the Participation of William B. Ogden Elementary School in an Educational Tour to the National Parks and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted

Report from the Chief Operations Officer

02-0327-OP01 Approve the Renewal of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Chicago to Include Various Schools in the 50/50 Sidewalk Replacement Program Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

02-0327-PR01 Amend Board Report 01-0627-PR2, Approved June 27, 2001 Authorize Payment to Various Newspaper Companies for Newspaper Advertisement Services Adopted
02-0327-PR02 Ratify the Award of Construction Contracts and Ratify or Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education's Capital Improvement Program Adopted
02-0327-PR03 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status of Various Contractors to Provide Demolition and Site Preparation Contracting Services Adopted
02-0327-PR04 Approve Exercising the First Option to Extend the Agreements with Various Vendors for Appraisal Services Adopted
02-0327-PR05 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Burk's Chicago, Inc. for Consulting Services and Approve Payment for Services Rendered Adopted
02-0327-PR06 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Fran's Construction Company for the Purchase of Smallwares Adopted
02-0327-PR07 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Frank Cooney Company for the Purchase of Portable Lifts Adopted
02-0327-PR08 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Grizzly Peak, Inc. for the Purchase of Gymnasium Equipment Adopted
02-0327-PR09 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Harrison and Company for the Purchase of Early Childhood Furniture Adopted
02-0327-PR10 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Lowery McDonnell for Music Equipment Adopted
02-0327-PR11 Ratify an Agreement with FPT&W, Ltd. for Consulting Services Adopted
02-0327-PR12 Ratify Entering Into an Agreement with Robert D. Corbett for Consulting Services Adopted
02-0327-PR13 Ratify the Exercising of the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with the Chicago Teachers Union Quest Center Adopted
02-0327-PR14 Ratify the Exercising of the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago Adopted
02-0327-PR15 Approve Tuition Payments to Chicago State University to Provide Coursework for the Certification of Military Personnel Program Adopted
02-0327-PR16 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Martin Boyer Company for Claims Administration Services and Authorize the Funding of the Escrow Accounts Associated with These Services Adopted
02-0327-PR17 Authorize Placement of Insurance for the Owners Controlled Insurance Program with AON Risk Services of Illinois and Authorize the Establishment of an Escrow Account with Kemper Insurance Company Adopted
02-0327-PR18 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Insurance Brokerage and Administrative Services Agreement with AON Risk Services of Illinois for the Board's Owner Controlled Insurance Program Adopted
02-0327-PR19 Approve the Renewal of the Existing Agreement with Buzz Sawyer for Consulting Services Adopted
02-0327-PR20 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status of Professional Audit Management and Accounting Firms to Provide Financial Consulting Services Adopted
02-0327-PR21 Approve Exercising the Option to Extend the Agreement with Austin Meade Financial, Ltd. *Adopted
02-0327-PR22 Approve Exercising the Option to Extend the Agreement with A.C. Advisory, Inc. *Adopted
02-0327-PR23 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Trias Capital Management, Inc., for Consulting Services *Adopted
02-0327-PR24 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Kirkpatrick Pettis for Consulting Services *Adopted
02-0327-PR25 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Metritech, Inc. for Consulting Services Adopted
02-0327-PR26 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Erikson Institute for Consulting Services Adopted
02-0327-PR27 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Loyola University of Chicago for a Masters Program in School Psychology for Bilingual Teachers Adopted
02-0327-PR28 Ratify an Agreement with House Calls Counseling for Consulting Services Adopted
02-0327-PR29 Ratify an Agreement with the Chicago Housing Authority for Grant Services Related to the Employability Plus Program Adopted
02-0327-PR30 Approve Entering into an Agreement with KPMG, LLP for Internal Audit Services *Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the Chief Educational Officer

02-0327-ED04 Omnibus Report: Authorize the Acceptance of School-Based Grants Accepted
02-0327-ED05 Omnibus Report: Authorize the Acceptance of Grants Accepted
02-0327-ED06 Omnibus Report: Refund/Return of Previously Accepted Grants Accepted
02-0327-ED07 Adopt the 2002-2003 Year Round Calendars *Accepted

Miscellaneous

02-0327-MS01 Approve the Restructuring and Renaming of the Current Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. High School and the Establishment of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Selective Enrollment High School Accepted
02-0327-MS02 Omnibus Report: Approve the Naming and/or Renaming of Schools Withdrawn

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

02-0327-OP02 Authorize the Acceptance of a School Renovation Grant from the United States Department of Education Accepted
02-0327-OP03 Amend Board Report 01-1219-OP3 Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with System Parking, Inc. for the Use of the Parking Lot at Manierre Elementary School Accepted
02-0327-OP04 Ratify a License Agreement with Vinci Limited Partnership for Use of Parking Lot at Newberry School Accepted
02-0327-OP05 Ratify a License Agreement with Gibson's, LLC for Use of Space at Ogden School Accepted
02-0327-OP06 Amend Board Report 01-0926-OP8 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with Metropolitan Community Church for the use of the Space in Wendell Phillips High School Located at 244 East Pershing Road Accepted
02-0327-OP07 Ratify a License Agreement with Elim Romanian Pentecostal Church for Use of Space at Taft School Accepted
02-0327-OP08 Ratify a Supplement to Lease Agreement with Commonwealth Edison Company for Use of Space at 125 South Clark Street, 4th Floor and Entering Into Termination Agreements for the 15th and 19th Floors Accepted

Reports from General Counsel

02-0327-AR01 Workers' Compensation B Payment for Lump Sum Settlements Accepted
02-0327-AR02 Report on Board Report Rescissions Accepted

New Business

02-0327-BD01 Ratify an Agreement with Angela Hill Rivers for Consulting Services *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