Actions: November 28, 2001

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Motion

Motion

01-1128-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Reports from General Counsel

01-1128-AR5 Authorize Retention of the Law firm Kane and Abbott *Adopted
01-1128-AR6 Authorize Retention of Fredrick H. Bates, Esq. *Adopted
01-1128-AR7 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Hogan & Hartson, L.L.P. *Adopted
01-1128-AR8 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Jenner & Block *Adopted
01-1128-AR9 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Tressler, Soderstrom, Maloney & Priess *Adopted
01-1128-AR10 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Chapman and Cutler *Adopted
01-1128-AR11 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Goldberg, Kohn, Bell, Black, Rosenbloom & Moritz, Ltd. *Adopted
01-1128-AR13 Approve Consent Decree and Settlement Agreement of Debarment Action of Educational Resource and Arthur J. Martin *Adopted
01-1128-AR14 Approve Settlement Agreement in Chicago School Reform Board of Trustees, et al. v. Martin, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, Law Division, No. 00L5914 *Adopted
01-1128-AR15 Authorize Retention of Joanne M. Murphy, Esq. *Adopted
01-1128-AR16 Authorize Salary Adjustment (Barbara White) *Adopted
01-1128-AR17 Resolution Authorizing the Honorable Termination of Regularly Certified and Appointed Teachers *Adopted
01-1128-AR12 Approve Consent Decree and Settlement Agreement of Debarment Action of Hugo’s Cleaning Service, Inc. *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Excutive Officer

01-1128-EX4 Warning Resolution - Donna Clayton, Principal, Dulles Elementary School *Adopted
01-1128-EX5 Warning Resolution - Yvonne Gregwor, Teacher, Dulles Elementary School *Adopted
01-1128-EX6 Warning Resolution - Theodore Hajiharis, a Teacher, Assigned to Yates Elementary School *Adopted
01-1128-EX7 Warning Resolution - Maria Morado, a Teacher, Assigned to Schurz High School *Adopted
01-1128-EX8 Warning Resolution - Veronica Sawyer, Teacher, Dubois Elementary School *Adopted
01-1128-EX9 Warning Resolution - Rita Ware, the Principal, Assigned to Robinson Elementary School *Adopted
01-1128-EX10 Request for Dismissal of Latonya Bennett, School Aide, Spalding School *Adopted
01-1128-EX11 Request for Dismissal of Dean Denormandie, Watchman, Kinzie School *Adopted
01-1128-EX12 Request for Dismissal of Douglas Fitzhugh, Custodial Worker, Carver School *Adopted
01-1128-EX13 Request for Dismissal of James Henderson, School Security Officer, Hirsch Metro High School *Adopted
01-1128-EX14 Request for Dismissal of Frank Holich, Chief Engineer, Phillips High School *Adopted
01-1128-EX15 Request for Dismissal of Andrew Jackson, Security Officer, Sengstacke Academic Preparatory Center *Adopted
01-1128-EX16 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 Philip O’Bannon, Principal Assigned to Chicago Vocational Career Academy *Adopted
01-1128-EX17 Request for Dismissal of Susanna Sanchez, Lunchroom Attendant, Tilden Career Community High School *Adopted
01-1128-EX18 Request for Dismissal of Willie Ware, Custodian, Jungman Elementary School *Adopted
01-1128-EX19 Principal Contracts (A) (Hunt; Gurga) *Adopted
01-1128-EX20 Principal Contracts (B) (Butterfield; Hart; Means; Scott; Vaughn) *Adopted
01-1128-EX21 Appoint Selected Members of the CEO’s New management Team (Bertani; Pierzchalski; Beverly; Brown) *Adopted
01-1128-EX22 Transfer and Appoint Director, Department of Critical School Support, Office of Accountability (Robert A. Deckinga) *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

01-1128-OP9 Terminate the Ground Lease Agreement with the Young Men’s Christian Association for the Construction and Operation of a YMCA Facility on a Portion of the Land at 67th & Cicero Avenue *Adopted
01-1128-OP10 Authorization to Pay Final Just Compensation Award to Acquire 6823-39 North Clark Street for the Construction of a New School to Relieve Overcrowding in the Field School Attendance Area *Adopted
01-1128-OP11 Authorization to Pay Final Just Compensation Award to Acquire 3723 North Leland Avenue for the Construction of the New Haugan Middle School *Adopted
01-1128-OP12 Authorization to Purchase 10324 South Wentworth for the Construction of a New Langston Hughes/Davis Developmental School *Adopted
01-1128-OP13 Authorization to Purchase 217-219 West 103rd Place for the Construction of a New Langston Hughes/Davis Developmental School *Adopted
01-1128-OP14 Authorization to Pay Final Just Compensation Award to Acquire 3246-54 West Jackson Boulevard for the Construction of the Marshall-Faraday Campus Park *Adopted

Resolutions

01-1128-RS1 Resolution Re: Walter Pilditch, Retired Principal, Office of Accountability Adopted
01-1128-RS2 Resolution Re: Judith Foster, Former Director of Instruction for Reading, Language Arts and Social Science Adopted
01-1128-RS3 Resolution Approving Changes to the Budget of the Capital Improvement Program for the Chicago Public Schools Adopted
01-1128-RS4 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
01-1128-RS5 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies *Adopted as amended
01-1128-RS6 Resolution Re: Appointment to the Local School Council at the Tesla Alternative High School Adopted
01-1128-RS7 Resolution Re: Appointment to the Local School Councils at the Telpochcalli and Ariel Community Academy Small Schools Adopted

Policies

01-1128-PO1 Adopt Policy on Issuing High School Diplomas to World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans *Adopted
01-1128-PO2 Adopt Integrated Pest Management Policy *Adopted
01-1128-PO3 Adopt a Comprehensive Policy on Absenteeism and Truancy *Adopted
01-1128-PO4 Adopt Policy on Accommodations for Student Religious Practices *Adopted

Rules

01-1128-RU1 Amend Board Rule 6-1 *Adopted
01-1128-RU2 Amend Board Rule 6-8 *Adopted

Communications

01-1128-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of December 19, 2001 Central Administration Building, 125 S. Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603 *No action
01-1128-CO2 Communication Re: Property Tax Levy Hearing *No action

Reports from the Board Office

01-1128-BD1 Amend Board Report 01-0627-BD2 Approve Entering Into a Software License and Consulting Services Agreement with ACI Worldwide, Inc. D/B/A Insession Technologies, Inc Adopted
01-1128-BD2 Approve Payment to MK Communications, Inc. for Consultant Services *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

01-1128-AR1 Approve Execution of the Multi-Project Labor Agreement *Adopted
01-1128-AR2 Approve Execution of the Supplemental Dispute Resolution Procedure Relating to the Multi-Project Labor Agreement *Adopted

Report from the Inspector General

01-1128-IG1 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Pinnacle Research Inc. for Consulting Services Adopted

Reports from the Chief Excutive Officer

01-1128-EX1 Transfer of Funds Various Units and Objects Adopted
01-1128-EX2 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Perspectives Charter School Adopted
01-1128-EX3 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Triumphant Charter School Adopted

Report from the Chief Education Officer

01-1128-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for October 2001 Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

01-1128-PR1 Ratify the Award of Construction Contracts and Ratify or Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program Adopted
01-1128-PR2 Approve Exercising the First Option to Extend the Pre-Qualification Status of Contractors to Provide Environmental Abatement Work Adopted
01-1128-PR3 Approve Exercising the Option to Extend the Pre-Qualification Status of Contractors to Provide General Contracting Services and Amend the Existing Contracts Adopted
01-1128-PR4 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Carlo Steel Corporation for Structural Steel (Sheltered Market) Adopted
01-1128-PR5 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with CSC Consulting for Technology Consulting Services Adopted
01-1128-PR6 Ratify Entering Into an Agreement with American Parking Lot Maintenance for Emergency Snow Plowing and Removal Services Adopted
01-1128-PR7 Approve Payment to the Local Government Electric Power Alliance for Procurement of Legislative Lobbying Services Adopted
01-1128-PR8 Approve Payment to Aquatech for Emergency Pool Repair at Martin Luther King High School Adopted
01-1128-PR9 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Tamarack Sales for the Purchase of Lunchroom Cooking Equipment Adopted
01-1128-PR10 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Auditing Firms for Internal School-Based Audit Services Adopted
01-1128-PR11 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Avaya Corporation for Call Management System Upgrade Adopted
01-1128-PR12 Approve the Renewal of an Existing Agreement with Hawthorn Management Consulting, Ltd. for Consulting Services Adopted
01-1128-PR13 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with AWE, Inc. for Internet Strategy Consulting Services Adopted
01-1128-PR14 Ratify an Agreement with Iron Mountain Off-Site Data Protection for Data Storage Services Adopted
01-1128-PR15 Ratify an Agreement with Risetime Technologies for Consulting Services Adopted
01-1128-PR16 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Solbourne Incorporated for Consulting Services Adopted
01-1128-PR17 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Gary W. Morris for Consulting Services Adopted
01-1128-PR18 Amend Board Report 00-1220-PR18 Approved on December 20, 2000 Amend Board Report 99-1215-PR24 Approved on December 15, 1999 Amend Board Report 99-0922-PR15 Approved on September 22, 1999 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the National Center on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST) for Consultant Services Adopted
01-1128-PR19 Ratify an Agreement with Zoraida Sambolin for Consulting Services Adopted
01-1128-PR20 Ratify Exercising the Option to Extend the Agreements with Participating Institutions for Tuition Costs and with Golden Apple Foundation for Professional Services for the Teachers for Chicago Program Adopted
01-1128-PR21 Approve Entering Into an Affiliation Agreement with LaRabida Children’s Hospital Adopted
01-1128-PR22 Ratify Exercising the Option to Renew an Agreement with City Colleges of Chicago for Consultant Services Adopted
01-1128-PR23 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with JBH Technologies for the Purchase of Drafting Furniture and Equipment Adopted
01-1128-PR24 Ratify the Renewal of the Grant Distribution Agreement with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Adopted
01-1128-PR25 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Leslie Lynn for Consulting Services Adopted
01-1128-PR26 Authorize Tuition Payments to Northeastern Illinois University Adopted
01-1128-PR27 Authorize Tuition Payments to Dominican University Adopted
01-1128-PR28 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Focal Point Productions for the Production of Virtual Pre-K Website Video Lessons Adopted
01-1128-PR29 Approve Entering Into Agreements with the Chinese American Service League, Tuesday’s Child, Family Focus, Inc. and Promoting Good Behavior for Services to the Early Childhood Fleep Program Adopted
01-1128-PR30 Ratify the Renewal of the Existing Agreement with Near North Ministry Alliance for Consulting Services Adopted
01-1128-PR31 Ratify Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Chicago Urban League Adopted
01-1128-PR32 Amend Board Report 01-0822-PR21 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreements with Alternative Safe Schools Adopted
01-1128-PR33 Approve Entering Into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Chicago Department of Public Health for an Emergency Response Plan Adopted
01-1128-PR34 Authorize Anticipated Payments for Educational Services Provided to Chicago Public Schools Students Instructed in Psychiatric Hospitals Adopted
01-1128-PR35 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Prequalification Status of Various Consultants to Provide Life Skills Curriculum, Training and Counseling Social Services and Behavioral Health Services Adopted
01-1128-PR36 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Simulators Systems International, Inc. for the Purchase of Driver Training Simulators Adopted
01-1128-PR37 Approve Payment to the Chicago Hilton and Towers for Facility Rental and Catering Services Adopted
01-1128-PR38 Ratify an Agreement with City Colleges of Chicago WYCC-TV for Consulting Services Adopted
01-1128-PR39 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Castle Technology Online, LLC for Consulting Services Adopted
01-1128-PR40 Approve Payment to Logan Square Neighborhood Association for Consultant Services Adopted
01-1128-PR41 Ratify an Agreement with the Chicago Housing Authority for Grant Services Related to the Youthbuild Program Adopted
01-1128-PR42 Ratify an Agreement with Mack Byrd for Consulting Services Adopted
01-1128-PR43 Ratify an Agreement with Sylvan Learning Corporation for Consulting Services Adopted

Delegable Reports

Reports from the Chief Educational Officer

01-1128-ED2 Omnibus Report: Authorize the Acceptance of School-Based Grants Accepted
01-1128-ED3 Authorize the Acceptance of a Donation of Training Lab Equipment from Oce’-USA Holding, Inc. Accepted
01-1128-ED4 Omnibus Report: Authorize the Acceptance of Grants Accepted
01-1128-ED5 Omnibus Report: Refund/Return of Previously Accepted Grants Accepted
01-1128-ED6 Plan for the Improvement of Instruction for Disadvantaged Students in the Chicago Public Schools, as Required by Section 18-8.05(H) of the Illinois School Code, as Revised by P.A. 90-548 Accepted
01-1128-ED7 Approve Sabbatical Leave for Judith Armstrong Accepted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

01-1128-OP1 Ratify the Renewal of the Existing Lease with Imperial Realty, Inc. for 4638 West Diversey Avenue Accepted
01-1128-OP2 Ratify the Renewal of the Master Agreement with the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago for Use of Space at Various Schools to Operate Before and After School Programs Accepted
01-1128-OP3 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with New Vision Church for Use of Space at Doolittle School Accepted
01-1128-OP4 Ratify a License Agreement with Tabernacle of Praise Church for Use of Space at Hayt Elementary School Accepted
01-1128-OP5 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with System Parking Inc. for Use of the Parking Lot at Joyce Kilmer Elementary School Accepted
01-1128-OP6 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with Twin Anchors Restaurant for Use of the Parking Lot at LaSalle Language Academy Accepted
01-1128-OP7 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with System Parking, Inc. for Use of the Parking Lot at Ravenswood Elementary School Accepted
01-1128-OP8 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with Chicago Youth Center for Use of the Rebecca Crown Center Gymnasium Accepted

Reports from General Counsel

01-1128-AR3 Workers’ Compensation–Payment for Lump Sum Settlements Accepted
01-1128-AR4 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