Actions: February 25, 2003

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

03-0225-MO01 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

03-0225-AR05 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Buford Law Office, L.L.C. *Accepted
03-0225-AR06 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Greene & Letts *Accepted
03-0225-AR07 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Kane Laduzinsky & Mendoza, Ltd. *Accepted
03-0225-AR08 *Adopted
03-0225-AR09 Approve Appointment and Entering Into an Agreement with Dwight L. Beck for Hearing Officer Services *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

03-0225-EX08 Warning Resolution – John Branch, Teacher, Assigned to Chicago Vocational Career Academy *Adopted
03-0225-EX09 Warning Resolution – Helen Jonas, Teacher, Assigned to McKay Elementary School *Adopted
03-0225-EX10 Warning Resolution – Elaine Moore, Teacher, Assigned to Mireles School *Adopted
03-0225-EX11 Warning Resolution - Dorian Price, Teacher, Assigned to Altgeld Elementary School *Adopted
03-0225-EX12 Warning Resolution - Mary M. Silva-Vera, Principal, Assigned to Mireles School *Adopted
03-0225-EX13 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 John Branch, Teacher Assigned to Chicago Vocational Career Academy *Adopted
03-0225-EX14 Request for Dismissal of Tanzella Harris, School Aide, Anderson Community Academy *Adopted
03-0225-EX15 Request for Dismissal of Barbara Harris-Mason, School Aide, Gregory Elementary School *Adopted
03-0225-EX16 Request for Dismissal of Javier Hernandez, Lunchroom Manager, Zapata Academy *Adopted
03-0225-EX17 Request for Dismissal of Gene Komosa, Custodian, J.N. Thorp Elementary School *Adopted
03-0225-EX18 Request for Dismissal of Celeste Miranda, Lunchroom Attendant, Scammon Elementary School *Adopted
03-0225-EX19 Request for Dismissal of Dwight Perkins, School Aide, Flower Career Academy High School *Adopted
03-0225-EX20 Request for Dismissal of Cornelius Woods, Engineer Custodian Grade II, Robeson High School *Adopted
03-0225-EX21 Principal Contracts (A) (Grady; Long; McGiinis-Garner; Smith) *Adopted
03-0225-EX22 Principal Contracts (B) (Egang; West-Paul) *Adopted
03-0225-EX23 Ratify Appointment of Senior Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer (David J. Vitale) *Adopted
03-0225-EX24 Ratify Appointment of Deputy Purchasing Officer (Maye E. Kelsey) *Adopted
03-0225-EX25 Appoint Director of District Learning, Office of High School Programs (Brandon Taylor) *Adopted

Report from the General Counsel

03-0225-AR10 Appoint Acting General Counsel Law Department (Robert R. Hall, Jr.) *Adopted

Motions

03-0225-MO02 Approval of Record of Proceedings (July 2002 through December 2002) *Adopted
03-0225-MO03 Motion Re: Adopt the Five Year Waiver Renewal Application to Make Day One of the Prairie State Achievement Exam a Non-Attendance Day for 9th, 10th, and 12th Grade Students *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

03-0225-OP06 Authorization to Purchase 4925 North Sawyer for the Construction of the New Albany Park Middle School *Adopted
03-0225-OP07 Authorization to Purchase 4939 North Sawyer for the Construction of the New Albany Park Middle School *Adopted
03-0225-OP08 Authorization to Purchase 9841-45 South Escanaba for the Construction of an Addition to the Marsh Elementary School *Adopted
03-0225-OP09 Authorization to Accept Title and Possession of Two Vacant Lots from the City of Chicago for the Construction of a New Duke Ellington Elementary School *Adopted
03-0225-OP10 Approve a Lease Agreement with Mama Falco's, Inc. for Rental Space at 125 South Clark Street and Authorize Payment of Real Estate Broker's Commission *Adopted
03-0225-OP11 Amend Board Report 01-0926-OP01 Ratify a Lease Agreement with A&B Tobacco, Inc. for Rental of Space at 125 South Clark Street *Adopted

Unfinished Business

02-1218-PO03_Final 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 Pubic Schools *Adopted

Resolutions

03-0225-RS01 Resolution Honoring Marilyn F. Johnson General Counsel to the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Accepted
03-0225-RS02 Resolution Honoring Timothy W. Martin Chief Operating Officer Chicago Public Schools Accepted
03-0225-RS03 Resolution Re: Linda McCarthy Retired Principal of the Hale School Accepted
03-0225-RS04 Resolution Re: Ida G. Simmons Retired Principal of the Charles Samuel Deneen School Accepted
03-0225-RS05 Resolution Re: National Board Certification for Ninety-Three Teachers Accepted
03-0225-RS06 Resolution Approving Changes to the Budget of the Capital Improvement Program for the Chicago Public Schools Adopted
03-0225-RS07 Amend Board Report 00-1115-RS7 Amend Board Report 96-1120-RS7 Resolution Re: Honorary Student Member of the {{Chicago}} Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
03-0225-RS08 Resolution Authorizing the Honorable Termination of Regularly Certified and Appointed Teachers *Adopted as amended
03-0225-RS09 Resolution Re: Appointments to the Local School Councils at Various Small Schools Adopted
03-0225-RS10 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted
03-0225-RS11 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2002 to Pay Debt service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Tax Revenues), Series 2000-01, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
03-0225-RS12 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2002 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Tax Revenues), Series 2001C, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted

Policies

03-0225-PO01 Amend Board Report 02-1023-PO02 Adopt Policy Establishing the Formal Governance Structure for the Chicago Public Schools' Head Start Program *Adopted

Communications

03-0225-CO01 Communication Re: Amend Board Report 02-0724-PR16 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Foresight Technology, Inc. for Consulting Services (03-0225-PR45) and Amend Board Report 02-0925-PR12 Ratify an Agreement with JDL Technologies for Consulting Services (03-0225-PR46) *No action
03-0225-PR45 Amend Board Report 02-0724-PR16, Approve Entering into an Agreement with Foresight Technology, Inc. for Consulting Services *Adopted
03-0225-PR46 Amend Board Report 02-0925-PR12, Ratify an agreement with JDL Technologies for Consulting Services *Adopted

Communications

03-0225-CO02 Communication Re: Approve the Participation of LaSalle Language Academy in a Language and Cultural Immersion Program to Landsberg Germany (03-0225-ED07); Piacenz, Italy (03-0225-ED08); and Barcelona, Spain (03-0225-ED09) and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program *No action
03-0225-ED07 Approve the Participation of LaSalle Language Academy in a Language and Cultural Immersion Program to Landsberg, Germany and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program *Adopted
03-0225-ED08 Approve the Participation of LaSalle Language Academy in a Language and Cultural Immersion Program to Piacenza, Italy, and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program *Adopted
03-0225-ED09 Approve the Participation of LaSalle Language Academy in a Language and Cultural Immersion Program to Barcelona, Spain and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program *Adopted

Communications

03-0225-CO03 Communication Re: Approve the Participation of Lincoln Park High In the 20th Annual World Affairs Conference for International Baccalaureate Students in Toronto, Canada and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program (03-0225-ED10) *No action

Communications

03-0225-ED10 Approve the Participation of Lincoln Park High School in the 20th Annual World Affairs Conference for International Baccalaureate Students in Toronto, Canada, and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program *Adopted

Communications

03-0225-CO04 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of March 26, 2003 (125 South Clark Street - Board Chamber) *No action

Report from the Chief Executive Officer

03-0225-EX01 Transfer of Funds Various Units and Objects Adopted
03-0225-EX02 Adjust the Attendance Area for Englewood and Robeson High Schools Adopted
03-0225-EX03 Adjust the Attendance Area for Curie, Hanconck, Hubbard and Kennedy High Schools Adopted
03-0225-EX04 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with North Lawndale College Preparatory Charter High School Adopted
03-0225-EX05 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with North Kenwood/Oakland Charter School Adopted
03-0225-EX06 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Betty Shabazz Charter School Adopted
03-0225-EX07 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Octavio Paz Charter School Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

03-0225-ED01 Report on Student Expulsions for January 2003 Adopted
03-0225-ED02 Approve the Participation of Joseph E. Gary Elementary School in an Educational Tour of Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel or Other Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
03-0225-ED03 Approve the Participation of LaSalle Language Academy in a Language and Cultural Immersion Program to Beziers, France and Authorize Travel Expenses Related Related to the Program Adopted
03-0225-ED04 Approve the Participation of Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy 8th Grade Students on a Tour of Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
03-0225-ED05 Approve the Participation of Eli Whitney Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
03-0225-ED06 Approve the Participation of Harte Elementary School in a Three Day Educational Tour of Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

03-0225-PR01 Ratify the Award of Construction Contracts and Ratify or Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education's Capital Improvement Program Adopted
03-0225-PR02 Amend Board Report 01-1023-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
03-0225-PR03 Amend Board Report 02-1120-PR02 Ratify the Award of Construction Contracts and Ratify or Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education's Captial Improvement Program Adopted
03-0225-PR04 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status with Various Contractors to Provide Integrated Pest Management Services Adopted
03-0225-PR05 Amend Board Report 02-0626-PR18 Amend Board Report 01-0725-PR8 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Tamarack Sales for the Purchase of Lunchroom Heating Cooking Equipment Adopted
03-0225-PR06 Amend Board Report 02-0626-PR07 Amend Board Report 01-1219-PR6 Approve the Pre-Qulaification Status and Approve Entering Into Master Agreements with Contractors for Various Trades Work Over $10,000 for the Operations and Maintenance Program *Adopted as amended
03-0225-PR07 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with A&A Office Machines Service Inc. for the Purchase of Teacher's Record Binders Adopted
03-0225-PR08 Ratify an Agreement with FOCUS/IT Group, LLC for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR09 Amend Board Report 02-1120-PR07 Ratify an Agreement with Bronner Group, LLC for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR10 Amend Board Report 02-0724-PR21 Approved July 24, 2002 Ratify Entering Into Consulting Agreements with Various Universities for the Advanced Reading Development Demonstration Project Adopted
03-0225-PR11 Ratify Exercising the First Option to Renew Agreements with Various Auditing Firms for Internal School-Based Audit Services Adopted
03-0225-PR12 Ratify an Agreement with Raymiel Kandelman for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR13 Ratify an Agreement with Eddie Kornegay for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR14 Ratify an Agreement with Betty Hamilton & Associates for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR15 Amend Board Report 02-1120-PR10 Ratify an Agreement with United Neighborhood Organization for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR16 Ratify Entering Into an Agreement with Richard J. Guidice for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR17 Ratify Entering Into an Agreement with James Alexander for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR18 Ratify Entering Into an Agreement with J. Alexander Hunt Incorporated for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR19 Ratify Entering Into an Agreement with William H. Luking & Associates for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR20 Ratify Entering Into and Agreement with Vincent R. Williams and Associates P.C. for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR21 Ratify Entering Into an Agreement with Newberry Library for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR22 Approve Payment to the Illinois Resource Center for Illinois NCLB Conference Registration Fees Adopted
03-0225-PR23 Ratify the Exercising of the 3rd Option to Renew the Agreement with Mercy Hospital and Medical Center and Authorize Payment for Additional Services Rendered During the 2nd Option Period Adopted
03-0225-PR24 Amend Board Report# 02-0327-PR16 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Martin Boyer Company for Claims Administration Services and Authorize the Funding of Escrow Accounts Associated with These Services Adopted
03-0225-PR25 Approve Entering Into a Service Agreement with Ceridian-Comdata for Debit Card Services Adopted
03-0225-PR26 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Wellington Consulting Group, Ltd. for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR27 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with National-Louis University for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR28 Ratify an Agreement with the University of Chicago for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR29 Amend Board Report 02-1120-PR17 Amend Board Report 02-0828-PR23; Amend Board Report 02-0522-PR22 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with AHA! Interactive for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR30 Approve Payment to the University of Chicago for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR31 Ratify Exercising Option to Renew On-Site Maintenance Agreements with NCS Pearson, Inc. Adopted
03-0225-PR32 Amend Board Report 02-0626-PR26, Approved June 26, 2002 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Grow Network, Inc. for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR33 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with VCG Uniforms for Purchase of Goods (Security Uniforms) Adopted
03-0225-PR34 Amend Board Report 02-0828-PR10 Amend Board Report 02-0724-PR11 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Standard Parking Corporation and Interparking for Parking for Central Office Vehicles and Employees at 125 S. Clark *Adopted as amended
03-0225-PR35 Approve Payment to the Center for School Improvement for Consultant Services Adopted
03-0225-PR36 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Professional Elevator Service for Inspection Services Adopted
03-0225-PR37 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers for Catering Services and Space Rental Adopted
03-0225-PR38 Amend Board Report 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
03-0225-PR39 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Pacific Institute of Research and Evaluation for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR40 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Youth Guidance for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR41 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Northeastern Illinois University for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR42 Ratify an Agreement with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0225-PR43 Ratify an Agreement with Roosevelt University for a Master's Program in Special Education for Face Program Participants Adopted
03-0225-PR44 Ratify an Agreement with St. Xavier University for a Master's Program in Special Education for Face Program Participants Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the Chief Educational Officer

03-0225-ED11 Omnibus Report: Authorize the Acceptance of Grants Accepted
03-0225-ED12 Omnibus Report: Refund/Return of Previously Accepted Grant Accepted
03-0225-ED13 Omnibus Report: Authorize the Acceptance of School-Based Grants Accepted
03-0225-ED14 Authorize the Acceptance of a School-Based Donation Accepted
03-0225-ED15 Authorize the Acceptance of a Donation of Services by Sentinel Technologies Accepted
03-0225-ED16 Authorize the Acceptance of a Donation from Enviroplus, Inc. Accepted
03-0225-ED17 Amend the 2002-2003 Regular and Year-Round School Calendars to Provide Restructured Schol Days for Selected Attendance Centers *Accepted
03-0225-ED18 Adopt Regular School Year Calendar for 2003-2004 School Year *Accepted
03-0225-ED19 Approve Special Leave of Absence for Stacey Carter and Martin McGreal Accepted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

03-0225-OP01 Amend the Board Report 02-0626-OP02 Approve Exercising the Option to Extend the Master Lease Agreement with the Catholic Bishop of Chicago Accepted
03-0225-OP02 Ratify Entering Into a Lease Agreement with Illinois Retail Merchants Association for Rental of Space Located 216 Broadway, Springfield, Illinois Accepted
03-0225-OP03 Ratify a License Agreement with Pompei Bakery for Use of the Parking Lot at Jefferson School Accepted
03-0225-OP04 Ratify a License Agreement with Elim Romanian Pentecostal Church for Use of the Parking Lot at Roosevelt High School Accepted
03-0225-OP05 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with Armitage Baptist Church for the Use of Parking Lot at Darwin School Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

03-0225-AR01 Workers' Compensation - Payment for Lump Sum Settlements for Julia Hernandez and Michael Jennings Accepted
03-0225-AR02 Workers' Compensation - Payment for Lump Sum Settlements Accepted
03-0225-AR03 Workers' Compensation - Second Injury and Rate Adjustment Fund Accepted
03-0225-AR04 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