Actions: August 27, 2003

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

03-0827-MO01 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

03-0827-AR05 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm McGuirewoods, LLP *Accepted
03-0827-AR06 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Foley & Lardner *Accepted
03-0827-AR07 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Heinrich & Hill *Accepted
03-0827-AR08 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Rooks, Pitts and Poust *Accepted
03-0827-AR09 Approve Settlement Resolving Refund for Overpayments to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois *Adopted
03-0827-AR10 Approve Consent Decree and Settlement Agreement of Debarment Action of Jimmie L. Daniels, Dolores Daniels and Total Facility Maintenance, Inc. *Adopted
03-0827-AR11 Approve Consent Decree and Settlement Agreement of Debarment Action of Dorothy Goldman *Adopted
03-0827-AR12 Approve Consent Decree and Settlement Agreement of Debarment Action of Edna Ramos, Marcel Esquerra, and Fence USA *Adopted
03-0827-AR13 Approval of Settlement Resolving Invoice Dispute with Hendel Group *Adopted
03-0827-AR14 Approve Settlement Recommendation in Litigation with MindCorral Educational Ventures, Ltd. v. Board Case No. 01 L 12027 *Adopted
03-0827-AR15 Authorize Retention of Fredrick H. Bates, Esq. and Martin R. Castro, Esq., of the Firm Seyfarth Shaw *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

03-0827-EX02 Warning Resolution – Geraldine Johnson, a Principal, Assigned to McClellan Elementary School *Adopted
03-0827-EX03 Warning Resolution – Susan Kurland, a Principal, Assigned to Nettlehorst Elementary School *Adopted
03-0827-EX04 Warning Resolution – Mildred Lynk-Long, Teacher, Assigned to Spencer Math and Science Academy *Adopted
03-0827-EX05 Warning Resolution – Marcia McClendon, a Teacher, Assigned to Yale Elementary School *Adopted
03-0827-EX06 Warning Resolution – Marda White, a Teacher, Assigned to Mount Vernon Elementary School *Adopted
03-0827-EX07 Request for Dismissal of Alonzo Bell, Custodial Worker, Kohn School *Adopted
03-0827-EX08 Request for Dismissal of Donald Gilliam, Speech Language Path Paraprofessional, Department of Communication Disorders *Adopted
03-0827-EX09 Request for Dismissal of Miles Masek, Engineer, Henson Elementary School *Adopted
03-0827-EX10 Report Regarding Pamela Pinson, a Tenured Teacher Assigned to Piccolo School and Her Failure to Request an Illinois State Board of Education Hearing *Adopted
03-0827-EX11 Request for Dismissal of Lillian Ramirez, Licensed Practical Nurse, Department of Pupil Support Services *Adopted
03-0827-EX12 Request for Dismissal of Javon Williams, Porter, City-Wide Lunchroom Services *Adopted
03-0827-EX13 Recommendation to Remove the Principal of Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School Pursuant to Section 34-8.3(d) of the Illinois School Code *Adopted
03-0827-EX14 Recommendation to Remove the Principal of Willa Cather Elementary School Pursuant to Section 34-8.3(d) of the Illinois School Code *Adopted
03-0827-EX15 Recommendation to Remove the Principal of Sojourner Truth Elementary School Pursuant to Section 34-8.3(d) of the Illinois School Code *Adopted
03-0827-EX16 Principal Contracts (A) (Alexander; Banks; Brakie; Dasko; Dowdell; Embil; Fraynd; Hobson-Staples; Jasper; Laury; MacMahon) *Adopted
03-0827-EX17 Principal Contracts (B) (Antwi-Barfi; Beach Jr.; Bennett; Blumenberg; Coleman; Hudnall Jr.; Kenner; Moore; Rivera-Vidal; Turner; Ware) *Adopted
03-0827-EX18 Appoint Selected Members of the CEO’s 2004 Management Team(Crossley; Maiorca; Martinez; Murphy) *Adopted

Motion

03-0827-MO02 Motion – Accept Three Special Assistants Under the National Urban/Rural Fellows, Class of 2004, Mentoring Program *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

03-0827-OP05 Authorization to Purchase 8156 S. Vincennes Avenue for the Construction of New Facilities for Neal Simeon High School *Adopted
03-0827-OP06 Authorization to Purchase 445-449 W. 123rd Street for the Expansion of Metcalfe School *Adopted
03-0827-OP07 Authorization to Accept Title and Possession of 451 and 453 W. 123rd Street from the City of Chicago for the Expansion of Metcalfe School *Adopted

Resolutions

03-0827-RS01 Resolution Re:  Mary Margaret Bloom Retired Principal of the Ebinger School Accepted
03-0827-RS02 Resolution Re:  Patricia Grissett Retired Principal of the Harlan Community Academy Accepted
03-0827-RS03 Resolution Approving Changes to the Budget of the Capital Improvement Program for the Chicago Public Schools Adopted
03-0827-RS04 Resolution Approving Annual Desegregation Review Adopted
03-0827-RS05 Resolution Re:  Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted
03-0827-RS06 Resolution Re:  Appointment of Student Representative to the Local School Council Adopted
03-0827-RS07 Resolution Re:  Appointments to the Local School Council at the Cregier Multiplex Small School Adopted
03-0827-RS08 Resolution Appointing Michael W. Scott as Commissioner of the Public Building Commission of Chicago Adopted
03-0827-RS09 Resolution Providing for the Issuance of General Obligation (Alternate) Bonds (Qualified Zone Academy Projects) of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
03-0827-RS10 Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of a Note of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago, Illinois, in an Aggregate Principal Amount Not to Exceed $300,000,000 Pursuant to the School Code Adopted
03-0827-RS11 Resolution Approving the Appointment of the President of the Chicago Multilingual Parents Council to a One-Year Term Adopted

Policies

03-0827-PO01 Amend Board Report 02-0522-PO02 Amend Board Report 01-1024-PO1 Guidelines for Public Presentation *Adopted

Communications

03-0827-CO01 Communication Re: Approve Entering Into an Agreement Electric City, Corp. to and Install Energy Saver System and Software Control System (03-0827-PR40) *No action
03-0827-PR40 Approve Entering into an Agreement with Electric City, Corp. to Provide and Install Energy Saver System and Software Control System *Adopted

Communication

03-0827-CO02 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of September 24, 2003 (125 South Clark Street - Board Chamber) *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

03-0827-EX01 Transfer of Funds Various Units and Objects Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

03-0827-ED01 Report on Student Expulsions for July 2003 Adopted
03-0827-ED02 Approve the Participation of LaSalle Language Academy in a Language and Cultural Immersion Program to Lansberg, Germany and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

03-0827-OP01 Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with the Young Women's Leadership Charter School for Use of the School Building Located at 2641 South Calumet Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

03-0827-PR01 Approve Exercising the Third Option to Renew the Agreement with School Specialty, Inc. for the Purchase of Educational Supplies Adopted
03-0827-PR02 Authorize Payment to Various Newspaper Companies for Newspaper Advertisement Services Adopted
03-0827-PR03 Amend Board Report 02-0522-PR05 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with ChicagoLand Paving Contractors, Inc. for Asphalt and Concrete Services Adopted
03-0827-PR04 Amend Board Report 02-0424-PR07 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Monahan’s Landscaping Company for New Landscaping Services Adopted
03-0827-PR05 Ratify the Award of Construction Contracts and Ratify or Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program Adopted
03-0827-PR06 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with All-Ways Medical Carriers, Inc. for Alternate Mode Vehicle Student Transportation Services Adopted
03-0827-PR07 Approve Payment to Hill Environmental and Onesource for Professional Engineering Services Adopted
03-0827-PR08 Approve Exercising the Third Option to Extend the Agreement with Preferred Meal Systems, Inc. for Prepared Meals-Frozen Pre-Plated and Distribution Services Adopted
03-0827-PR09 Approve Exercising the Third Option to Extend the Agreement with Preferred Meal Systems, Inc. for Prepared Meals-Refrigerated Pre-Plated and Distribution Services Adopted
03-0827-PR10 Ratify the Renewal of an Existing Agreement with The Barrett Group for Consulting Services and Authorize Payment for Additional Services Rendered Adopted
03-0827-PR11 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Samuel Paul Whalen for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0827-PR12 Amend Board Report 03-0527-PR38 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Big Picture Company for Management Educational Services Adopted
03-0827-PR13 Amend Board Report 03-0527-PR37 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Knowledge is Power Program for Management Educational Services Adopted
03-0827-PR14 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with National Literacy Project for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0827-PR15 Ratify Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Logan Square Neighborhood Association for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0827-PR16 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Universities for the College Excel Program Adopted
03-0827-PR17 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center’s Westside Science and Math Network for Internship Services Adopted
03-0827-PR18 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Yasmin Quiroz for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0827-PR19 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Mary Lee Calihan for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0827-PR20 Authorize Payments to Selected Vendors that Provide Materials and Services to Nonpublic Schools in Chicago Pursuant to Various Federal Entitlement Programs Adopted
03-0827-PR21 Approve Exercising the First and Second Options to Renew the Agreement withSt. Xavier University for a Masters Program in Special Education for FACE Program Participants Adopted
03-0827-PR22 Ratify Entering Into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Illinois State Board of Education and the Suburban Cook County Regional Office of Education for the Continued Operation of the Chicago Teacher Certification Office Adopted
03-0827-PR23 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement National-Louis University for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0827-PR24 Approve Tuition Payments to DePaul University for the Asian and Asian American Opportunities Program Adopted
03-0827-PR25 Amend Board Report 03-0625-PR38 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0827-PR26 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Kronos Incorporated for the Purchase of Software Licenses and Services Adopted
03-0827-PR27 Approve Entering Into Agreements with ISBE – Approved Supplemental Educational Service Providers Adopted
03-0827-PR28 Approve Payment to North Central Association (NCA) for Annual High School Accreditation Dues Adopted
03-0827-PR29 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Illinois State Police for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0827-PR30 Approve Payment to Midwest Computer, Inc. for the Purchase of Computers Adopted
03-0827-PR31 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Shelley Davis for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0827-PR32 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with DePaul Center for Urban Education for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0827-PR33 Authorize Payment to Various Treatment Facilities for Educational Services Provided to Chicago Public School Students Instructed in Psychiatric Hospitals Adopted
03-0827-PR34 Amend Board Report 02-0828-PR27 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Pre-Qualification Status and the Agreements with Various Vendors to Provide Specialized Evaluation Services Adopted
03-0827-PR35 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Alternative Safe Schools for Educational Services Adopted
03-0827-PR36 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Marriott Chicago Downtown for Catering Services and Space Rental Adopted
03-0827-PR37 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Arthur L. Berman for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0827-PR38 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with O’Kema Lewis for Consulting Services Adopted
03-0827-PR39 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Bertrand Murrell for Consulting Services Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the Chief Educational Officer

03-0827-ED03 Omnibus Report: Authorize the Acceptance of Grants *Accepted as amended
03-0827-ED04 Omnibus Report:  Authorize the Acceptance of School-Based Grants Accepted
03-0827-ED05 Authorize the Acceptance of Free Vision Care Services Accepted
03-0827-ED06 Authorize the Acceptance of Donated Services Provided by Northwestern University School of Medicine and John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County Accepted
03-0827-ED07 Authorize the Acceptance of a Donation of Services from the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago Accepted
03-0827-ED08 Authorize the Acceptance of a Donation of Vouchers from Longstreet of New York to Purchase School Uniforms for Chicago Public School Students Accepted
03-0827-ED09 Amend the 2003-2004 Regular and Year-Round School Calendars to Provide Restructured School Days for Selected Attendance Centers Accepted
03-0827-ED10 Approve Sabbatical Leave for Kevin Jackson-Edinburg Accepted
03-0827-ED11 Approve Sabbatical Leave for Jean Clement Accepted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

03-0827-OP02 Amend Board Report 03-0625-OP01 Amend Board Report 02-0925-OP07 Authorize the Acceptance of a School Construction Grant From the Illinois Capital Development Board Accepted
03-0827-OP03 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with Super Valet Parking, Inc. for Use of Parking Lot Located at Newberry School Accepted
03-0827-OP04 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with Antioch M.B. Church for Use of Space and Parking Lot at Alex Haley School Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

03-0827-AR01 Worker’s Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlements Accepted
03-0827-AR02 Worker’s Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Byron Hodges Accepted
03-0827-AR03 Worker’s Compensation – Second Injury and Rate Adjustment Fund Accepted
03-0827-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