Actions: March 24, 2004

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

04-0324-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

04-0324-AR2 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Hogan & Hartson, L.L.P. *Accepted
04-0324-AR3 Authorize Retention of the Law Offices of Steven M. Laduzinsky, P.C. *Accepted
04-0324-AR4 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Heinrich & Hill *Accepted
04-0324-AR5 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Kane Carbonara & Mendoza, Ltd. *Accepted
04-0324-AR6 Approve Settlement and Authorize Payment for Litigation Entitled The Allen Architectural Group v. Board of Education, Case No. 03 L 002860 *Adopted
04-0324-AR7 Approve Settlement Recommendation for Donald Rainey, Teacher Assigned to Poe Classical School *Adopted
04-0324-AR8 Approve Settlement Recommendation in Litigation Western States Insurance Co. v. Chicago Contract Cleaning and Board of Education, Case No. 01 CH 20341 *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

04-0324-EX3 Rescind Warning Resolution - Rita Thompson, Teacher, Assigned to Bright Elementary School *Adopted
04-0324-EX4 Warning Resolution - Robert Benford, Teacher, Assigned to Randolph School *Adopted
04-0324-EX5 Warning Resolution - Donna Brookens, Teacher, Assigned to South Loop School *Adopted
04-0324-EX6 Warning Resolution - Iva Lane, Teacher, Assigned to South Loop School *Adopted
04-0324-EX7 Warning Resolution - Carl Williamson, Teacher, Assigned to Westinghouse Career Academy *Adopted
04-0324-EX8 Request for Dismissal of Jessie Asberry, Custodial Worker, Farragut Career Academy *Adopted
04-0324-EX9 Request for Dismissal of Clarence Boles, School Aide, Skinner School *Adopted
04-0324-EX10 Request for Dismissal of Janice Colyar, Custodial Worker, Farragut Career Academy *Adopted
04-0324-EX11 Request for Dismissal of Maria Farias, Lunchroom Attendant, Carson School *Adopted
04-0324-EX12 Request for Dismissal of Phill Jaspar, Lunchroom Attendant, Dixon School *Adopted
04-0324-EX13 Report Regarding Ernestine Jenkins, a Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Fulton Elementary School and Her Failure to Request an Illinois State Board of Education Hearing *Adopted
04-0324-EX14 Request for Dismissal of Priscilla Johnson, School Bus Aide, Pasteur School *Adopted
04-0324-EX15 Principal Contracts (A) (Watson) *Adopted
04-0324-EX16 Appoint Director, Office of High School Programs (Lawrence Rainey) *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

04-0324-OP3 Authorization to Purchase 8152 South Vincennes for the Construction of New Facilities for the Neal Simeon High School *Adopted
04-0324-OP4 Authorization to Purchase 6725 South Hermitage for the Construction of a New Miles Davis Academy *Adopted
04-0324-OP5   Authorization to Purchase 6735-37 South Hermitage for the Construction of a New Miles Davis Academy *Adopted
04-0324-OP6 Authorization to Purchase 6732 South Paulina for the Construction of a New Miles Davis Academy *Adopted

Unfinished Business

04-0225-EX5 Deny the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Academy of Communications and Technology Charter School Withdrawn

Resolutions

04-0324-RS1 Resolution Honoring Mary Ellen Caron Special Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer of the Chicago Public Schools Accepted
04-0324-RS2 Resolution Approving Changes to the Budget of the Capital Improvement Program for the Chicago Public Schools Adopted
04-0324-RS3 Resolution Providing for the Issuance of Unlimited Tax General Obligation Refunding Bonds (Dedicated Revenues), Series 2004A and Series 2004B, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago, in an Aggregate Amount not to Exceed $625,000,000.00, for the Purpose of Paying Part of the Cost of Refunding Outstanding Bonds Adopted
04-0324-RS4   Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted

Policies

04-0324-PO1 Amend Board Report 02-0925-PO01 Adopt a Policy for Network Standards *Adopted
04-0324-PO2 Adopt New Policy on Aquatic Activity Safety *Adopted
04-0324-PO3 Rescind Board Report 02-0424-PO04 Elementary School Promotion Policy and Adopt New Elementary School Promotion Policy   *Adopted

Communications

04-0324-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of April 28, 2004 125 South Clark Street - Board Chamber *No action

Report from the Chief Executive Officer

04-0324-EX1 Transfer of Funds Adopted
04-0324-EX2 Establish the North-Grand (Kelvyn Park South) High School, Establish the Attendance Area for the North-Grand High School, and Adjust the Attendance Area for Kelvyn Park High School Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

04-0324-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for February 2004 Adopted
04-0324-ED2 Approve Entering Into Sales Agreements with Various School Districts and Educational Agencies to License the Board's Virtual Pre-K/K Program and Provide Consulting Services Adopted
04-0324-ED3 Ratify Exercising the Option to Renew the Existing Intergovernmental Agency Agreement with the Chicago Department of Public Health for School-Linked Dental Services Adopted
04-0324-ED4 Approve the Participation of Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences in Foreign Travel to Paris, France and London, England Adopted
04-0324-ED5 Approve the Participation of Marconi Community Academy in an Educational Tour to New York City, N.Y. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program   Adopted
04-0324-ED6 Approve the Participation of Northwest Middle School in a Five Day Educational Tour of Washington D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program *Adopted
04-0324-ED7 Approve the Participation of Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy in an Educational Tour of Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
04-0324-ED8 Approve the Participation of Thomas J. Waters Elementary School in a Tour to Washington on, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program *Adopted
04-0324-ED9 Approve the Participation of Whitney M. Young High School Concert Choir in an Educational Tour to London, England and Paris, France Adopted
04-0324-ED10 Approve the Participation of the Kenwood Academy Concert Choir in an Educational Tour and Authorize Travel and Other Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
04-0324-ED11 Approve the Participation of Eli Whitney Elementary School in Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program *Adopted
04-0324-ED12 Approve the Participation of Walter Payton College Prep in a Tour to Madrid, Barcelona, Palma de Mayorca, Spain and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program *Adopted
04-0324-ED13 Approve the Participation of Walter Payton College Prep in a Tour to Lucerne, Switzerland and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program *Adopted
04-0324-ED14   Approve the Participation of Walter Payton College Prep in a Tour to Strasbourg, France and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

04-0324-PR1 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with An Executive Decision for the Purchase of Backpacks Adopted
04-0324-PR2 Ratify the Award of Construction Contracts and Ratify or Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education's Capital Improvement Program Adopted
04-0324-PR3 Approve Exercising the First Option to Extend the Agreement with R.O.H.A.R. Trucking Inc. for Landscape Maintenance Services in Region 2/Unit 2, Region 3/Unit 3 and Region 4/Unit 4 Adopted
04-0324-PR4 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with National Lift Truck, Inc. for the Purchase of Portable Lifts Adopted
04-0324-PR5 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Lowery McDonnell Company to Provide Office/Classroom and Library Furniture Adopted
04-0324-PR6 Amend Board Report 03-0723-PR14 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with SRV Network, Inc. for Consulting Services Adopted
04-0324-PR7 Amend Board Report 03-1217-PR21 Approve the Renewal of the Agreements with SBC Global Services, Inc. on Behalf of Illinois Bell Telephone Adopted
04-0324-PR8 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Unisource Worldwide for the Purchase of Continuous Form Paper Adopted
04-0324-PR9 Approve the Renewal of the Existing Agreement with Gartner Group for Subscription Services Adopted
04-0324-PR10 Approve the Renewal of the Existing Agreement with Candle Corporation for Software License and Maintenance Services   Adopted
04-0324-PR11 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Accenture or IBM for Implementation Services Adopted
04-0324-PR12 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Administrative Assistants, Ltd. or Chancery Software Inc. for the Purchase of Student Information Systems Software Licenses Adopted
04-0324-PR13 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with PPES Inc. for Consulting Services (Armstrong Elementary School) Adopted
04-0324-PR14 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Marriott Hotel for Space Rental and Catering (Lane Tech College Prep) Adopted
04-0324-PR15 Ratify Exercising the Second Option to Extend the Agreement with Taylor Publishing Company for the Purchase of Yearbook Printing Services (Carl Schurz High School) Adopted
04-0324-PR16 Ratify an Agreement with DePaul Center for Urban Education and Assessment for Consulting Services (Farren Fine Arts Academy) Adopted
04-0324-PR17 Ratify an Agreement with DePaul Center for Urban Education and Assessment for Consulting Services (Clemente High School) Adopted
04-0324-PR18 Approve the Renewal of the Agreement with Buzz Sawyer for Consulting Services Adopted
04-0324-PR19 Amend Board Report 03-0625-PR44 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Consulting Agreements with Various Universities for the Advanced Reading Development Demonstration Project Adopted
04-0324-PR20 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois for Health Care Administrative Services   Adopted
04-0324-PR21 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with United Health Care of Illinois for Health Care Administrative Services, Behavioral Health and Flexible Spending Account Services Adopted
04-0324-PR22 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Delta Dental Plan of Illinois, Inc. to Provide Preferred Provider Organization Services Adopted
04-0324-PR23 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with CompBenefits Corporation for Dental Maintenance Organization and Administrative Services Adopted
04-0324-PR24 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Vision Service Plan to Provide Vision Care Services Adopted
04-0324-PR25 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with CareMark, Inc. for Pharmacy Benefit Management Services Adopted
04-0324-PR26 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Prudential Group Life and Disability Insurance Company to Provide Employee Group Basic Life, Voluntary Life, Personal Accident and Disability Insurancers Adopted
04-0324-PR27 Approve Entering Into an Extension of the Existing Agreement with Trustmark Insurance Company and Rolei Financial Services to Service Existing Trustmark Universal Life Insurance Policyholder Adopted
04-0324-PR28 Approve the Renewal of the Existing Agreement with Coghlan Kukankos Cook Law Offices to Provide Subrogation Claims Management Services Adopted
04-0324-PR29 Approve the Renewal of the Insurance Brokerage and Administrative Services Agreement with Aon Risk Services o f Illinois for the Board's Owner Controlled Insurance Program Adopted
04-0324-PR30 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Encompass Health Management Systems for Utilization Management Services Adopted
04-0324-PR31 Ratify Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with VCG Uniforms for the Purchase of Goods (Security Uniforms) Adopted
04-0324-PR32 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Marriott Chicago Downtown for Catering Services and Space Rental Adopted
04-0324-PR33 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Agencies for Nursing Consultant Services   Adopted
04-0324-PR34 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Vendors for the Purchase of Specialized Acoustical Enhancement Adapted Equipment Adopted

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Reports from the Chief Educational Officer

04-0324-ED15 Omnibus Report: Authorize the Acceptance of Grants Accepted
04-0324-ED16 Omnibus Report: Authorize the Acceptance of School-Based Grants Accepted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

04-0324-OP1 Approve the Renewal of the License Agreement with Rhema Word Church for Use of Space at Austin High School Accepted
04-0324-OP2 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with Chicago Church of Christ for the Use of Space at Kenwood Academy Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

04-0324-AR1 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