Actions: April 23, 2003

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

03-0423-MO01 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from Acting General Counsel

03-0423-AR02 Ratify Payment to Pinnacle Research Incorporated *Accepted
03-0423-AR03 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Foley & Lardner *Accepted
03-0423-AR04 Approve Settlement Recommendation in Shirley Woodard v. Chicago Board of Education No. 00-CV-5515 (Northern District of Illinois); Nos. 02-3659 & 02-3686 (Seventh Circuit) *Adopted
03-0423-AR05 Personal Injury - Authorize Payment of Settlement for Tracey Lewis *Adopted
03-0423-AR06 Authorize Retention of Fredrick H. Bates, Esq., Richard Travis, Esq., and Martin R. Castro, Esq. *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

03-0423-EX09 Warning Resolution - Sharon Bender, Principal, Assigned to Schurz High School *Adopted
03-0423-EX10 Warning Resolution - Grace Koshy, Teacher, Assigned to Austin High School *Adopted
03-0423-EX11 Warning Resolution - Ana Martell, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Morton Career Academy *Adopted
03-0423-EX12 Warning Resolution - Asta Mikunas, Teacher, Mason School *Adopted
03-0423-EX13 Warning Resolution - Josephine Perry, Teacher, Assigned to Tanner Elementary School *Adopted
03-0423-EX14 Warning Resolution - Gail Walker, Teacher, Assigned to Donoghue Elementary School *Adopted
03-0423-EX15 Warning Resolution - Dorothy Washington, Teacher, Mason School *Adopted
03-0423-EX16 Request for Dismissal of Gloria Clair, Lunchroom Attendant, Truth School *Adopted
03-0423-EX17 Request for Dismissal of Levetra Currie, Lunchroom Attendant, Burke School *Adopted
03-0423-EX18 Report Regarding Mario De La Haye, a Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Marquette School and His Failure to Request an Illinois State Board of Education Hearing *Adopted
03-0423-EX19 Request for Dismissal of Ernest Mobley, Security Guard, Bowen High School *Adopted
03-0423-EX20 Request for Dismissal of Bobby Moore, Porter, A.O. Sexton Elementary School *Adopted
03-0423-EX21 Request for Dismissal of Kevin Perkins, Accounting Technician, school finance sercives *Adopted
03-0423-EX22 Principal Contracts (A) (Adams; Cooksey; Epps; McFarland; Saucedo) *Adopted
03-0423-EX23 Principal Contracts (B) *Adopted
03-0423-EX24 Transfer and Appoint Chief Specialized Services Officer, Office of Specialized Services (Renee Grant Mitchell) *Adopted
03-0423-EX25 Transfer and Appoint Elementary Area Instructional Officer, Area 18 (Thomas R. Avery) *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

03-0423-OP05 Authorization to Purchase 219 N. Parkside for the Construction of the New Duke Ellington Elementary School *Adopted
03-0423-OP06 Authorization to Pay Just Compensation Award to Acquire 245-247 W. 103rd Street for the Construction of a New Langston Hughes/Davis Developmental School *Adopted
03-0423-OP07 Authorization to Pay Just Compensation Award to Acquire 227 W. 103rd Street for the Construction of a New Langston Hughes/Davis Developmental School *Adopted
03-0423-OP08 Authorization to Pay Just Compensation Award to Acquire 229 W. 103rd Street for the Construction of a New Langston Hughes/Davis Developmental School *Adopted
03-0423-OP09 Authorization to Pay Just Compensation Award to Acquire 233-235 W. 103rd Street for the Construction of a New Langston Hughes/Davis Developmental School *Adopted
03-0423-OP10 Authorization to Purchase 429 N. Sawyer Avenue for the Expansion of the George Westinghouse High School *Adopted
03-0423-OP11 Authorization to Purchase 459 W. 123rd Street for the Expansion of the Metcalfe School *Adopted
03-0423-OP12 Amend Board Report 02-0828-OP11 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Roseland Little League Baseball Organization of Chicago, IL for the Installation and Use of Ball Fields at Gwendolyn Brooks School *Adopted

Resolutions

03-0423-RS01 Resolution Re: Gwendolyn E. Long Retired Principal of the Farren Elementary School Accepted
03-0423-RS02 Resolution Re: Anthony Forst, Jr. Retired Principal of the Gunsaulus Academy Accepted
03-0423-RS03 Resolution Honoring Winners of the Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable Essay Contest Accepted
03-0423-RS04 Resolution Re: Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy "Know Your Heritage 2003" Team Accepted
03-0423-RS05 Resolution Re: The 2002-2003 Northside College Prep Academic Decathlon Team Accepted
03-0423-RS06 Resolution Re: Bowen High School Winners of the Public League's 2003 Wrestling Conference Individual Championship and the State Regional Meet Accepted
03-0423-RS07 Resolution Re: Crane Tech High School Winners of the Public League's 2003 Boys Basketball Championship Accepted
03-0423-RS08 Resolution Re: Hope College Prep Winners of the Public League's 2003 Girls Basketball Championship and 2003 Class A State Championship Accepted
03-0423-RS09 Resolution Re: Lane Tech High School Winners of the Public League's 2003 Boys Swim Championship Accepted
03-0423-RS10 Resolution Re: Morgan Park High School Winners of the Public League's 2003 Boys Bowling Championship Accepted
03-0423-RS11 Resolution Re: Morgan Park High School Winners of the Public League's 2003 Girls Bowling Championship Accepted
03-0423-RS12 Resolution Re: Morgan Park High School Winners of the Public League's 2003 Pom Championship Accepted
03-0423-RS13 Resolution Re: Whitney Young Magnet High School Winners of the Public League's 2003 Cheer Championship Accepted
03-0423-RS14 Resolution Approving Changes to the Budget of the Capital Improvement Program for the Chicago Public Schools Adopted
03-0423-RS15 Amend Resolution 00-0927-RS8 Resolution Request the Public Building Commission of Chicago to Undertake Construction of the Jones Magnet High School Renovation Project Adopted
03-0423-RS16 Resolution Request the Public Building Commission of Chicago to Undertake the Design and Construction of a New Haugan Middle School Adopted
03-0423-RS17 Resolution Re: Appointment of Members to the Early Childhood Advisory Committee to the Office of Early Childhood Education Adopted
03-0423-RS18 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted
03-0423-RS19 Resolution Re: Appointments to the Local School Councils at Various Small Schools Adopted
03-0423-RS20 Resolution Re: Inspector General (James Sullivan) Adopted

Policies

03-0423-PO01 Amend Board Report 00-1220-PO1 Amendment to Board Report Policy 98-0225-PO2 Policy on Requirements for the Selection and Retention of Chicago Public School Principals *Adopted
03-0423-PO02 Amend Board Report 02-1023-PO05 Adopt Policy Regarding Layoff of Educational Support Personnel *Adopted
03-0423-PO03 Amend Board Report 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 Deferred

Communications

03-0423-CO01 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of May 27, 2003 (125 South Clark Street - Board Chamber) NOTE: CHANGE IN DATE *No action
03-0423-CO02 Communication Re: 2003-2004 Schedule of Regular Board Meetings Board of Education, City of Chicago *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

03-0423-EX01 Transfer of Funds Various Units and Objects Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

03-0423-ED01 Report on Student Expulsions for March, 2003 Adopted
03-0423-ED02 Approve the Participation of Henry Suder Elementary School in an International Scholars Program to New Orleans and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
03-0423-ED03 Approve the Participation of Robert Healy Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
03-0423-ED04 Approve the Participation of Pritzker Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

03-0423-PR01 Amend Board Report 01-1024-PR04: Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Advocrat Group for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0423-PR02 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Bayview Technology Group LLC for the Purchase and Installation of the VendingMiser Application System Adopted
03-0423-PR03 Ratify Exercising the Second Option to Extend the Agreement with the City of Chicago's Department of Fleet Management for the Purchase of Fuel Adopted
03-0423-PR04 Amend Board Report 02-0626-PR19 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Frank Cooney Company for the Purchase of Appliances Adopted
03-0423-PR05 Amend Board Report 03-0225-PR06 Amend Board Report 02-0626-PR07 Amend Board Report 01-1219-PR6 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status and Approve Entering Into Master Agreements with Contractors for Various Trades Work Over $10,000 for the Operations and Maintenance Program Adopted
03-0423-PR06 Ratify the Award of Construction Contracts and Ratify or Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education's Capital Improvement Program Adopted
03-0423-PR07 Approve Entering Into Agreements for Student Transportation Services (Non-Public School Bus Services) Adopted
03-0423-PR08 Approve the Renewal of the Agreement with International Baccalaureate North America for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0423-PR09 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Various External Partners to Provide After School Program Services Adopted
03-0423-PR10 Ratify Entering Into a Renewal Agreement with Amalgamated Bank of Chicago Adopted
03-0423-PR11 Amend Board Report 02-0828-PR22 Ratify an Agreement with Carnow, Conibear & Assoc., Ltd. for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0423-PR12 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago to Provide an Alternative Certification Program for Elementary Middle-Grades Mathematics and Middle Grades Science Teachers Adopted
03-0423-PR13 Approve Entering Into Agreement with LessonLab, Inc. to Produce Online Courses Adopted
03-0423-PR14 Authorize the Payment of Registration Fees to the National Staff Development Council Adopted
03-0423-PR15 Ratify an Agreement with Western Illinois University for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0423-PR16 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status of Various Consultants to Provide Risk Management Services Deferred
03-0423-PR17 Amend Board Report # 02-0522-PR19 Amend Board Report# 02-0327-PR17 Authorize Placement of Insurance for the Owners Controlled Insurance Program with Through AON Risk Services of Illinois and Authorize the Establishment of an Escrow Account with Kemper American International Group, Inc. (AIG)/Illinois National Insurance Company Deferred
03-0423-PR18 Amend Board Report 02-0227-PR16 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Denning Electronics Corporation for the Purchase of Portable X-Ray Machines Adopted
03-0423-PR19 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Extend the Agreement with Premier Agendas, Inc. Adopted
03-0423-PR20 Ratify an Agreement with Sylvan Learning Corporation for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0423-PR21 Ratify an Agreement with Buckney & Associates for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0423-PR22 Ratify the Exercising of the First Option to Extend the Agreement with Taylor Publishing Company for the Purchase of Yearbook Printing Services Adopted
03-0423-PR23 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Marriott Hotel for Space Rental and Catering Adopted
03-0423-PR24 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with Loyola University of Chicago for a Masters Program in School Psychology for Bilingual Teachers Adopted
03-0423-PR25 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Hyatt Regency Chicago on the Riverwalk for Space Rental and Catering Services Adopted
03-0423-PR26 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Marsh, USA, Inc. for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0423-PR27 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Little Black Pearl Workshop for Consulting Services Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

03-0423-EX02 Department of Human Resources Summary of Teacher New Hires, Transfers, and Leaves, Quarterly Summary (January, February, March 2003) Accepted
03-0423-EX03 Department of Human Resources Summary of Educational Support Personnel New Hires, Transfers, Leaves, Layoffs, Promotions, and Separations Quarterly Summary (January, February, March 2003) Accepted
03-0423-EX04 Department of Human Resources Summary of Conference Leaves: Administrators, Teachers and Educational Support Personnel Quarterly Summary (January, February, March 2003) Accepted
03-0423-EX05 Department of Human Resources Summary of Resignations and Deaths Quarterly Report (January, February, March 2003) Accepted
03-0423-EX06 Department of Human Resources Summary of Salary Adjustments Quarterly Report (January, February, March 2003) Accepted
03-0423-EX07 Department of Human Resources Summary of Assistant Principal Appointments Quarterly Summary (January, February, March 2003) Accepted
03-0423-EX08 Office of Labor and Employee Relations Disciplinary Actions Summary Quarterly Report (January, February, March 2003) Accepted

Reports from the Chief Educational Officer

03-0423-ED05 Omnibus Report: Authorize the Acceptance of Grants Accepted
03-0423-ED06 Omnibus Report: Authorize the Acceptance of School-Based Grants Accepted
03-0423-ED07 Omnibus Report: Refund/Return of Previously Accepted Grants Accepted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

03-0423-OP01 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with Chicago Faith Ventures for Use of Space at Bogan High School Accepted
03-0423-OP02 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with Hyde Park Jewish Community Center for Use of Swimming Pool at Kenwood Academy Withdrawn
03-0423-OP03 Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with Actor's Equity Association for Rental of Space at 125 South Clark Street Accepted
03-0423-OP04 Ratify a License Agreement with For Righteous Sake Outreach Ministry for Use of Space at Gale School Accepted

Reports from the Acting General Council

03-0423-AR01 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