Actions: December 18, 2002

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Motion

Motion

02-1218-MO01 Motion to Close *Adopted

Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Reports from General Counsel

02-1218-AR02 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Buford Law Office, L.L.C. *Accepted
02-1218-AR03 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Kane Laduzinsky & Mendoza, Ltd. *Accepted
02-1218-AR04 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Flynn & Jones *Accepted
02-1218-AR05 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Earl L. Neal & Associates, L.L.C. *Accepted
02-1218-AR06 Authorize Continued Retention of M. Beatriz Arias, PH.D., as a Consultant *Accepted
02-1218-AR07 Approve Settlement Recommendation in Hughes v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago, et al., Circuit Court of Cook County, County Department, Chancery Division, Case No. 01 CH 04762 *Adopted
02-1218-AR08 Approve Settlement Recommendation in White-Janes v. Chicago Board of Education, No. 00 C 6128 *Adopted
02-1218-AR09 Approve Settlement and Mutual Release Agreement with A.E.I. Music Network, Inc. *Adopted
02-1218-AR10 Approve Settlement Recommendation in Albert Brown v. Herbert Hedgeman, Circuit Court of Cook County, Law Division, Case No. 02 L 3961 *Adopted
02-1218-AR11 Approve Settlement Recommendation Commonwealth Edison Services *Adopted
02-1218-AR12 Approve a Special On-Loan Leave of Absence for Phillip Hansen *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

02-1218-EX03 Warning Resolution – Yvonne Baylock, Teacher, Paderewski Elementary School *Adopted
02-1218-EX04 Warning Resolution – Lynn Fitzgerald, Teacher, Assigned to Prosser Career Academy *Adopted
02-1218-EX05 Warning Resolution – Karen Pfeifer, Teacher, Assigned to Kanoon Magnet School *Adopted
02-1218-EX06 Warning Resolution – Rae Lynn Schneider, Currently a Reassigned Teacher, Formerly Assigned to Williams Elementary School *Adopted
02-1218-EX07 Request for Dismissal of Mary Barton, School Clerk, Gregory Elementary School *Adopted
02-1218-EX08 Request for Dismissal of Betty Cooks, Custodial Worker, Douglass Academy *Adopted
02-1218-EX09 Request for Dismissal of Robert Cusak, Custodial Worker, Irving Elementary School *Adopted
02-1218-EX10 Request for Dismissal of Carmen Delgado, Lunchroom Attendant, Alcott School *Adopted
02-1218-EX11 Request for Dismissal of Zivka Kamatovic, Lunchroom Attendant, Steinmetz Academic Centre School *Adopted
02-1218-EX12 Request for Dismissal of Arell Pittman, Lunchroom Attendant, Brunson School *Adopted
02-1218-EX13 Request for Dismissal of Broderick Snelling, Security Supervisor, Harper High School *Adopted
02-1218-EX14 Principal Contracts (A) (Seaton, Trujillo) *Adopted
02-1218-EX15 Principal Contracts (B) (Burns; Orr) *Adopted
02-1218-EX16 Appoint NCLB Title I Director, Department of Funded Programs (Kayleen Irizarry) *Adopted
02-1218-EX17 Ratify Appointment of Chief Purchasing Officer (Sean P. Murphy) *Adopted

Motion

02-1218-MO02 Motion Re: Elect President of the Chicago Multicultural Parents Council *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

02-1218-RS26 Resolution to Designate Wendell Phillips High School as a Chicago Landmark *Adopted
02-1218-RS27 Resolution Designating and Authorizing Acquisition of 8146, 8152, 8156 South Vincennes and 452 West 82nd Street for the Expansion of the Neal F. Simeon High School *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

02-1218-OP05 Authorization to Pay Final Just Compensation for 227 West 103rd Place for the Construction of a New Langston Hughes/Davis Developmental School *Adopted
02-1218-OP06 Authorization to Pay Final Just Compensation for 229 West 103rd Place for the Construction of a New Langston Hughes/Davis Developmental School *Adopted
02-1218-OP07 Ratify a Lease Agreement with Crystal Realty Co. for use of Space at 2353 West Cermak *Adopted

Resolutions

02-1218-RS01 Resolution Re: Barbara Peck Retired Principal of the Bateman Elementary School Accepted
02-1218-RS02 Resolution Re: Constance A. Roberts Retired Principal of the Rogers Elementary School Accepted
02-1218-RS03 Resolution Re: John Jursa Retired Principal of the Prosser Career Academy *Adopted as amended
02-1218-RS04 Resolution Re: Foreman High School Public League’s 2002 Boys Cross Country City Championship Winners Accepted
02-1218-RS05 Resolution Re: Foreman High School Public League’s 2002 Boys Soccer City Championship Winners Accepted
02-1218-RS06 Resolution Re: Lane Technical High School Public League’s 2002 16-Inch Softball City Championship Winners Accepted
02-1218-RS07 Resolution Re: Lane Technical High School Public League’s 2002 Girls Cross Country City Championship Winners Accepted
02-1218-RS08 Resolution Re: Lincoln Park High School Public League’s 2002 Girls Tennis City Championship Winners Accepted
02-1218-RS09 Resolution Re: Northside College Prep High School Public League’s 2002 Golf City Championship Winners Accepted
02-1218-RS10 Resolution Re: Northside College Prep High School Public League’s 2002 Girls Swimming City Championship Winners Accepted
02-1218-RS11 Resolution Re: Morgan Park High School Public League’s 2002 Girls Volleyball City Championship Winners *Accepted as amended
02-1218-RS12 Resolution Re: Dunbar High School Public League’s 2002 Football Championship Winners Accepted
02-1218-RS13 Resolution Approving Changes to the Budget of the Capital Improvement Program for the Chicago Public Schools Adopted
02-1218-RS14 Resolution Declaring Certain “Special Needs” Areas for the 2002-2003 School Year Pursuant to the Chicago Board of Education’s Residency Policy Adopted
02-1218-RS15 Resolution Filing of an Application for Financial Assistance Under 20 U.S.C. 236 et. seq. (Impact Aid) Adopted
02-1218-RS16 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted
02-1218-RS17 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2002 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
02-1218-RS18 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2002 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
02-1218-RS19 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2002 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Tax Revenues), Series 1997A, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
02-1218-RS20 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2002 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
02-1218-RS21 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2002 to Pay Rents in Connection with the Public Building Commission of Chicago Building Revenue Bonds, Series C of 1999 (Unlimited Tax General Obligation of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago) Adopted
02-1218-RS22 Resolution Levying Taxes for the Fiscal Year 2002-2003 for School Purposes of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
02-1218-RS23 Resolution Authorizing and Directing the Filing of a Controller’s Certificate for School Taxes to be Extended for Collection in Calendar Year 2003 Adopted
02-1218-RS24 Amend Board Report 02-0626-RS28 Resolution Adopting the Annual School Budget for Fiscal Year 2003 Adopted
02-1218-RS25 Supplement Resolution to Board Report 01-1128-RS04: Resolution Providing for the Issue of Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Revenues) of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago, for the Purpose of Paying Part of the Cost of Certain Capital Improvements In and For Said Board and Refunding Outstanding Bonds Adopted

Policies

02-1218-PO01 Adopt Policy Regarding the New Accountability System for All Chicago Public Schools and Rescind Board Report 99-0825-PO2 Policy on Remediation and Probation for Attendance Centers *Adopted as amended
02-1218-PO02 Amend Board Report 01-0822-PO4 Amend Board Report 99-0728-PO4 The Chicago Public Schools Volunteer Policy *Adopted
02-1218-PO03 Amend Board Report 99-0825-PO5 Amend Board Report 97-1022-PO1, Adopted October 22, 1999 Establish a Comprehensive Policy Regarding The Framework for Magnet Schools and Programs of the Chicago Public Schools *Deferred

Communications

02-1218-CO01 Communication From the Chief Fiscal Officer Concerning the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report of the Board for Fiscal Year 2002 *No action
02-1218-CO02 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of January 22, 2003 and Notice of Public Hearing (125 South Clark Street – Board Chamber) *No action

Reports form the Chief Executive Officer

02-1218-EX01 Transfer of Funds Various Units and Objects Adopted
02-1218-EX02 Approve a Cumulative Principal’s Performance Evaluation Form Withdrawn

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

02-1218-ED01 Report on Student Expulsions for November 2002 Adopted
02-1218-ED02 Approve Entering Into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Chicago Fire Department, Chicago Police Department, and City Colleges of Chicago for the Chicago Police and Fire Training Academy (CPFTA) Program Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

02-1218-PR01 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Extend the Agreements with Micro City, Lansoft Office Systems, and Daly Computers for the Purchase of Computer Peripherals Adopted
02-1218-PR02 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreements with Systems Concepts, Inc. and Central Audiovisual, Inc. for the Purchase of Audiovisual Equipment Adopted
02-1218-PR03 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with Sentinel Technologies for the Purchase of Computer and Equipment Maintenance Services Adopted
02-1218-PR04 Approve Exercising the Option to Extend the Agreements with Acer America Corporation, IBM Corporation and Dell Computer for the Purchase of Computers and Warranty Services Adopted
02-1218-PR05 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreements with Active Copiers, Minolta Business Solutions, and United Business Machines for the Purchase and/or Lease of Copiers and Fax Machines Adopted
02-1218-PR06 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with Advotek, Inc. for the Purchase of Computers and Warranty Services Adopted
02-1218-PR07 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with Interface Computer Communications, Inc. for the Purchase of Apple Computers and Warranty Services Adopted
02-1218-PR08 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Hallaghan Business Machines for the Purchase and/or Lease of Digital Duplicators Adopted
02-1218-PR09 Ratify the Award of Construction Contracts and Ratify or Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program Adopted
02-1218-PR10 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the City of Chicago to Provide Utility Termination, Relocation, and Connection Services for Newly Acquired Property and New Construction Sites Adopted
02-1218-PR11 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status with Various Contractors to Provide General Contracting Services Adopted
02-1218-PR12 Approve the Renewal of the Existing Agreement with Catalyst Consulting Group, Inc. for Database Administration Services Adopted
02-1218-PR13 Approve the Renewal of an Existing Agreement with Hawthorn Management Consulting, Ltd. for Consulting Services Adopted
02-1218-PR14 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Avaya Corporation for Private Branch Exchange (“PBX”) Upgrade Software, Hardware and Maintenance Services Adopted
02-1218-PR15 Approve the Renewal of the Agreement with Hispanic American Construction Industry Association for Consulting Services Adopted
02-1218-PR16 Approve the Renewal of the Agreement with Black Contractors United for Consulting Services Adopted
02-1218-PR17 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Hartman Publishing Group, Ltd. for the Purchase of Resource Guides and Profile Materials Adopted
02-1218-PR18 Ratify Entering Into an Agreement with Ruth Brod for Consulting Services Adopted
02-1218-PR19 Approve Payment to Steven Nemerovski for Consulting Services *Adopted
02-1218-PR20 Authorize Student Participation in the “Know Your Heritage” Television Program and Authorize Payment of Contribution to Central City Productions to Defray Production Expenses Adopted
02-1218-PR21 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Art’s Investigation and Security Inc., for Fingerprinting Services Adopted
02-1218-PR22 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with April Ervin for Consulting Services Adopted
02-1218-PR23 Ratify Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Columbia College for Consulting Services Adopted
02-1218-PR24 Amend Board Report 02-0724-PR37 Ratify an Agreement with Eleanor Adam for Consulting Services Adopted
02-1218-PR25 Amend Board Report 02-0724-PR38 Ratify an Agreement with Gayle Gregory for Consulting Services Adopted
02-1218-PR26 Amend Board Report 02-0724-PR39 Ratify an Agreement with Joanne Quinn for Consulting Services Adopted
02-1218-PR27 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Carol Rolheiser for Consulting Services Adopted
02-1218-PR28 Amend Board Report 02-0424-PR27 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with Illinois State Police Adopted
02-1218-PR29 Ratify an Agreement with Christine La Rue for Consulting Services Adopted
02-1218-PR30 Amend Board Report 02-0626-PR57 Approve and Ratify the Renewal of the Existing Agreements with Hearing Officers for the Expulsion and Pupil Residency Hearings Adopted
02-1218-PR31 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago for Special Education Course Work for Project Star Adopted
02-1218-PR32 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Fulfilling our Responsibility Unto Mankind for the Saturday Morning Reach Out and Teach Program Consulting Services Adopted
02-1218-PR33 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Edge Systems, Inc. for the Purchase of Production and Development Applications Database Servers Adopted
02-1218-PR34 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Freerain Systems Inc. for Consulting Services Adopted
02-1218-PR35 Ratify Agreement with FPT&W, Ltd for Consulting Services Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the Chief Educational Officer

02-1218-ED03 Omnibus Report: Authorize the Acceptance of Grant Accepted
02-1218-ED04 Amend the 2002-2003 Calendar to Provide Restructured School Day for Talman Community Elementary School Accepted
02-1218-ED05 Approve Special Leave of Absence for Members of the Teaching Force and Educational Support Personnel Accepted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

02-1218-OP01 Ratify a Lease Agreement with Business Supply Systems, Inc. D/B/A Order from Horder for Rental of Space at 125 South Clark Street and Authorize the Payment of Real Estate Broker’s Commission to U.S. Equities Accepted
02-1218-OP02 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with Proceeding Word Church for the Use of the Morton Academy Auditorium Accepted
02-1218-OP03 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with Tabernacle of Praise Church for Use of Space at Hayt Elementary School Accepted
02-1218-OP04 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with Harvest Temple Church of God in Christ for the Use of Space at Armstrong School Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

02-1218-AR01 Report on Board Report Rescissions *Accepted as amended
*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