Actions: January 26, 2005

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

05-0126-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

05-0126-AR2 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Laner, Muchin, Dombrow, Becker, Levin & Tominberg *Accepted
05-0126-AR3 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Winston & Strawn *Accepted
05-0126-AR4 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Victoria Ashley, Case # 03 WC 50587 *Adopted
05-0126-AR5 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Jerry Hawkins, Case # 98 WC 62739 *Adopted
05-0126-AR6 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Thomas J. Lara, Case # 03 WC 48009 *Adopted
05-0126-AR7 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Richard Rio, Case # 02 WC 34437 *Adopted
05-0126-AR8 Approve Settlement Recommendation in Dispute with Chicago Teachers Union and Estate of Lorenzo Goldman *Adopted
05-0126-AR9 Approve Settlement Recommendation in Dispute with Chicago Teachers Union and Michael Mosely *Adopted
05-0126-AR10 Approve Settlement Recommendation in Dispute with SEIU, Local 73 and Larry Phillips *Adopted
05-0126-AR11 Approve Settlement Recommendation in Dispute with SEIU, Local 73 and Derrick White *Adopted
05-0126-AR12 Approve Settlement and Mutual Release Agreement with Schwendener/Gonzales Joint Venture *Adopted
05-0126-AR13 Approve Settlement Recommendation for Errol Jay Kirsch v. Board of Education *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

05-0126-EX23 Principal Contracts (A) (Acevedo; Apke) *Adopted
05-0126-EX24 Principal Contracts (B) (Bradfield; Baker; Kenan) *Adopted
05-0126-EX25 Transfer and Appoint Interim Director of Libraries-Information Services, Office of Instruction and School Management (Paul K. Whitsitt) *Adopted
05-0126-EX26 Transfer and Appoint Director of Libraries-Information Services, Office of Instruction and School Management (Paul K. Whitsitt) *Adopted
05-0126-EX27 Warning Resolution – Percy Brown, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Dunbar Vocational Career Academy *Adopted
05-0126-EX28 Warning Resolution – Judith Gidden, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Von Humboldt Elementary School *Adopted
05-0126-EX29 Warning Resolution – Andrew Halicki, Teacher, Christopher Columbus Elementary School *Adopted
05-0126-EX30 Warning Resolution – Jarve Lewis-Bay, Teacher, Assigned to Deneen Elementary School *Adopted
05-0126-EX31 Warning Resolution – Helen Moy, Teacher, Assigned to LeMoyne Elementary School *Adopted
05-0126-EX32 Warning Resolution – Gloria Schnier, Teacher, Brian Piccolo Elementary School *Adopted
05-0126-EX33 Warning Resolution – Merlyn Thompson, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Carver Primary Elementary School *Adopted
05-0126-EX34 Warning Resolution – Joseph Twarowski, Teacher, Assigned to Eberhart Elementary School *Adopted
05-0126-EX35 Request for Suspension of William Harris, Principal, Percy Julian High School *Adopted
05-0126-EX36 Request for Dismissal of Robert Mamroth, Manager of Audit, Department of Accounts Payable *Adopted
05-0126-EX37 Request for Dismissal of Marious Taylor, Porter, Coles Elementary School *Adopted

Reports from the Board of Education

05-0126-RS5 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Suspension of William Harris, Principal, Assigned to Percy Julian High School *Adopted
05-0126-RS6 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Robert Mamroth, Manager of Audit, Assigned to the Department of Accounts payable *Adopted
05-0126-RS7 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Marious Taylor, Porter, Assigned to Coles Elementary School *Adopted

Motions

05-0126-MO2 Motion Re: Approval of Record of Proceedings (July 2004 through December 2004) *Adopted
05-0126-MO3 Motion Re: Adopt and Maintain as Confidential Closed Session Minutes (July 2004 through December 2004) *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

05-0126-OP1 Approve Entering Into a Lease Renewal and Amendment Agreement with Kidwatch Plus, Inc. for Use of Space at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School *Adopted
05-0126-OP2 Amend Board Report 04-1215-OP4 Authorization to Pay Just Compensation Award to Acquire 3249 West Franklin for the Construction of a New Westinghouse Career Academy *Adopted
05-0126-OP3 Authorization to Accept Title and Possession of 3225 West Franklin from the City of Chicago for the Construction of a New Westinghouse Career Academy *Adopted
05-0126-OP4 Authorization to Accept Title and Possession of 421 North Sawyer from the City of Chicago for the Construction of a New Westinghouse Career Academy *Adopted
05-0126-OP5 Authorization to Pay Just Compensation Award to Acquire 423-427 North Sawyer for the Construction of a New Westinghouse Career Academy *Adopted
05-0126-OP6 Authorization to Accept Title and Possession of 428 North Kedzie from the City of Chicago for the Construction of a New Westinghouse Career Academy *Adopted
05-0126-OP7 Authorization to Execute and Assign a Contract for the Purchase of 1.94 Acres of Land at the Southwest Corner of Canal and 14th Place for the Relocation of Pacific Garden Mission and the Future Expansion of Jones College Prep *Adopted

Unfinished Business - December 15, 2004 Board Meeting

04-1215-PR14 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Blackwell Consulting Services for Program Management Services for the Overall Management and Implementation of the Local Area Network Adopted

Resolutions

05-0126-RS1 Resolution Re: National Board Certification for One Hundred Thirty Chicago Public School Teachers Accepted
05-0126-RS2 Resolution Request the Public Building Commission of Chicago to Convey to the City of Chicago the Wadsworth Child Parent Center Located at 6407 South Blackstone Avenue Adopted
05-0126-RS3 Resolution Regarding Transfer of Interest and Investment Earnings Earned in Calendar Year 2004 from Trusteed Debt Service Funds to Educational Fund Adopted
05-0126-RS4 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted

Policies

05-0126-PO1 Adopt a New Shared Facility Policy Deferred
05-0126-PO2 Amend Board Report 04-0225-PO4 Comprehensive Policy on Absenteeism and Truancy *Adopted
05-0126-PO3 Amend Board Report 04-0728-PO4 Rescind Board Report 00-0823-PO4 and Adopt a New Policy on the Reporting of Child Abuse and Child Neglect *Adopted

Communications

05-0126-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of February 23, 2005 125 South Clark Street – Board Chamber *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

05-0126-EX1 Transfer of Funds Adopted
05-0126-EX2 Approve the Establishment of the Infinity High School Adopted
05-0126-EX3 Approve the Establishment of the Multicultural Arts School Adopted
05-0126-EX4 Approve the Establishment of the Greater Lawndale/Little Village School for Social Justice Adopted
05-0126-EX5 Deny Renaissance 2010 School Proposals *Adopted as amended
05-0126-EX6 Amend Board Report 04-0428-EX4 Amend Board Report 01-1219-EX2 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Chicago Charter School Foundation (Chicago International Charter School) *Adopted as amended
05-0126-EX7 Approve the Granting of a Charter and Entering Into a Charter School Agreement with the Legacy Charter School Adopted
05-0126-EX8 Approve the Granting of a Charter and Entering Into a Charter School Agreement with the Erie Elementary Charter School Adopted
05-0126-EX9 Approve the Granting of a Charter and Entering Into a Charter School Agreement with the Galapagos Charter School Adopted
05-0126-EX10 Approve the Establishment of the Tarkington School of Excellence Adopted
05-0126-EX11 Amend Board Report 03-0225-EX05 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with North Kenwood/Oakland Charter School *Adopted as amended
05-0126-EX12 Approve the Granting of a Charter and Entering Into a Charter School Agreement with the Bronzeville Lighthouse Charter School Adopted
05-0126-EX13 Amend Board Report 02-0925-EX02 Approve Charter School Proposal (Mirta Ramirez Computer Science Charter School) *Adopted as amended
05-0126-EX14 Approve the Establishment of the Mid-South Scholastic School Adopted
05-0126-EX15 Approve the Establishment of the Uplift Community School Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

05-0126-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for December 2004 Adopted
05-0126-ED2 Approve the Participation of Gallery 37 Arts Center in an Educational Tour to Venice, Florence and Rome, Italy and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0126-ED3 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
05-0126-ED4 Approve the Participation of LaSalle Language Academy in a Language and Cultural Immersion Program to Molsheim, France and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0126-ED5 Approve the Participation of Northside College Prep High School in an Educational Tour to Venice, Italy and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0126-ED6 Approve the Participation of Walter Payton College Prep High School in an Educational Tour to Rome, Italy and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0126-ED7 Approve the Participation of the Mark T. Skinner Elementary School on an Educational Tour to Orlando, Florida to Participate in a Universal Dance Association’s National Dance Competition and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0126-ED8 Approve the Participation of Whitney M. Young High School Concert Choir in an Educational Tour to Honolulu and Maui, Hawaii to Participate in the Singing of America Salutes 60th Anniversary for the End of the World War II and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0126-ED9 Approve the Participation of Whitney M. Young High School Foreign Language Program in the Chicago Sister City International Program in an Educational Tour to Paris, France and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0126-ED10 Amend Board Report 04-0922-ED9 Amend Board Report 04-0825-ED7 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with DePaul Center for Urban Education for Consulting Services *Adopted as amended
05-0126-ED11 Amend Board Report 04-1027-ED11 Amend Board Report 04-0526-PR49 Approve Out of District Public School Tuition Payments to Public Schools Outside of Chicago for Students with Severe Disabilities and/or Severe Substance Abuse Problems Adopted
05-0126-ED12 Amend Board Report 04-1027-ED12 Amend Board Report 04-0526-PR50 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Private Residential Schools and Approve Payment of Room and Board to These Schools Adopted
05-0126-ED13 Amend Board Report 03-0924-ED02 Amend Board Report 02-0925-ED09 Amend Board Report 01-0523-ED8 Approve Entering Into a Participation Agreement with Chicago Academy for Urban School Leadership to Provide a Leadership Program Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

05-0126-PR1 Approve the Extension of the Existing Agreements with Daly Computers Inc. & Micro City for the Purchase of Computer Peripherals Adopted
05-0126-PR2 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Ellis Systems Corporation for the Purchase of Electronic Filing Cabinets Adopted
05-0126-PR3 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Vendors for the Purchase of Sports Uniforms and Accessories Adopted
05-0126-PR4 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Vendors for the Purchase of Sports Equipment and Accessories Adopted
05-0126-PR5 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Vendors for the Purchase of Orchestra, Band, and Concert Uniforms and Accessories Adopted
05-0126-PR6 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program Adopted
05-0126-PR7 Approve Exercising the Option to Extend the Agreement with Amer-I-Can Enterprises, Inc. for Mentoring Services Adopted
05-0126-PR8 Approve Exercising the First Option to Extend the Pre-Qualification Status of and the Agreements with Various Contractors to Provide Integrated Pest Management Services Adopted
05-0126-PR9 Approve the Extension of the Pre-Qualification Status of the Architects/Engineers of Record for Architectural Services Adopted
05-0126-PR10 Amend Board Report 03-1022-PR09 Amend Board Report 03-0723-PR05 Amend Board Report 03-0527-PR11 Amend Board Report 02-1218-PR11 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status with Various Contractors to Provide General Contracting Services Adopted
05-0126-PR11 Approve the Renewal of the Existing Agreement with Sift Consulting for Consulting Services Adopted
05-0126-PR12 Approve the Purchase of Consulting Services From Unisys Corporation Adopted
05-0126-PR13 Ratify the Extension of the Agreement with the University of Chicago for the Chicago Public Schools/University of Chicago Internet Project (CUIP) Adopted
05-0126-PR14 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with City Year Chicago for Tutoring Services Adopted
05-0126-PR15 Amend Board Report 04-0623-PR15 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with College Summit, Inc. Adopted
05-0126-PR16 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with Art’s Investigations and Security Inc., for Fingerprinting Services Adopted
05-0126-PR17 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago for Consulting Services Adopted
05-0126-PR18 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Ever Ready First Aid for the Purchase of Emergency Management Kits and Medical Supplies Adopted
05-0126-PR19 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Children’s Health Market, Inc. for the Purchase of Instructional Materials Adopted
05-0126-PR20 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with Northeastern Illinois University for Consulting Services Adopted
05-0126-PR21 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with Youth Guidance for Consulting Services Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

05-0126-EX16 Department of Human Resources Summary of Teacher New Hires, Transfers, and Leaves Quarterly Summary (October, November, December 2004) Accepted
05-0126-EX17 Department of Human Resources Summary of Educational Support Personnel New Hires, Transfers, Leaves, Layoffs, Promotions, and Separations Quarterly Summary (October, November, December 2004) Accepted
05-0126-EX18 Department of Human Resources Summary of Conference Leaves Administrators, Teachers, and Educational Support Personnel Quarterly Summary (October, November, December 2004) Accepted
05-0126-EX19 Department of Human Resources Summary of Resignations and Deaths Quarterly Report(October, November, December 2004) Accepted
05-0126-EX20 Department of Human Resources Summary of Salary Adjustments Quarterly Report (October, November, December 2004) Accepted
05-0126-EX21 Department of Human Resources Summary of Assistant Principal Appointments Quarterly Summary (October, November, December 2004) Accepted
05-0126-EX22 Office of Labor and Employee Relations Disciplinary Actions Summary Quarterly Report (October, November, December 2004) Accepted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

05-0126-ED14 Approve Sabbatical Leave for Diana Sturtevant Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

05-0126-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