Actions: August 24, 2005

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

05-0824-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

05-0824-AR2 Workers' Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Robert Porembo, Case # 03 WC 54714 *Adopted
05-0824-AR3 Workers' Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Janis Simonic, Case # 02 WC 27557 *Adopted
05-0824-AR4 Workers' Compensation – Payment of Arbitration Award Lene Washington, Case # 99 WC 54960 *Adopted
05-0824-AR5 Workers' Compensation – Payment of Arbitration Award Essie Lee Wright, Case # 00 WC 18236 *Adopted
05-0824-AR6 Approve Settlement Recommendation for Linda Ross-Hutchinson, Principal Assigned *Adopted
05-0824-AR7 Approve Settlement Agreement with Xcel Energy Performance Contracting Inc. *Adopted
05-0824-AR8 Authorization to Pay Attorney Fees, Appraisal Fees and Costs Relating to the Abandonment of Eminent Domain Proceedings to Acquire 201 – 209 West 103rd Street, Chicago, Illinois *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

05-0824-EX2 Principal Contracts (A) (Bickham; Kukielka; Miller; Watson) *Adopted
05-0824-EX3 Principal Contract (B) (Tweedle) *Adopted
05-0824-EX4 Appoint Manager Office of Business Diversity (Nadia M. Quarles, Esq.) *Adopted
05-0824-EX5 Warning Resolution – Charles Gunn, Teacher, Assigned to Washington Irving Elementary School *Adopted
05-0824-EX6 Warning Resolution – Richard Martin, Teacher, Assigned to Prosser High School *Adopted
05-0824-EX7 Request for Dismissal of Margaret Pouska, Director, Northside College Preparatory High School *Adopted
05-0824-EX8 Request for Dismissal of Dawn Tremore, Lunchroom Manager, McPherson School *Adopted

Reports from the Board of Education

05-0824-RS11 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Margaret Pouska, Director, Assigned to Northside College Preparatory High School *Adopted
05-0824-RS12 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Dawn Tremore, Lunchroom Manager, Assigned to McPherson School *Adopted
05-0824-RS13 Resolution Authorizing the Honorable Termination of Regularly Certified and Appointed Teachers *Adopted

Unfinished Business - July 27, 2005 Board Meeting

05-0727-RS4 Resolution Authorizing Early Retirement Without Discount Program for Members of the Public School Teachers’ Pension and Retirement Fund of Chicago for the Period Beginning July 1, 2005 and Ending June 30, 2006 Adopted

Resolutions

05-0824-RS1 Resolution Re: Casey Scott Rzechula Retired Principal of Reilly School Accepted
05-0824-RS2 Resolution Re: Louise Rzechula Retired Principal of Pritzker School Accepted
05-0824-RS3 Resolution Re: Mary Martha Silva-Vera Retired Principal of Mireles Academy Accepted
05-0824-RS4 Resolution Approving the Capital Improvement Program (Fiscal Year 2006) for the Chicago Public Schools Adopted
05-0824-RS5 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 $350,000,000 Pursuant to the School Code Adopted
05-0824-RS6 Resolution Providing for the Allocation of 2005 Tax Collections to Debt Service Funds Adopted
05-0824-RS7 Resolution Approving the Appointment of the President of the Chicago Multilingual Parents Council to a One-Year Term Adopted
05-0824-RS8 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted
05-0824-RS9 Resolution Re: Appointment to the Local School Council at the Telpochcalli Small School Adopted
05-0824-RS10 Resolution Approving the Election and Appointment of Fifteen Members to the Local School Council Advisory Board Adopted

Policies

05-0824-PO1 Rescind Board Reports 96-0327-RS9, 98-0722-EX1 and 01-0725-PO5 Adopt an Amended and Restated Chicago Public High Schools Athletic Association Constitution and Bylaws Deferred
05-0824-PO2 Amend Board Report 01-1128-PO2 Integrated Pest Management Policy Withdrawn
05-0824-PO3 Amend Board Report 04-0526-PO2 Adopt a New Comprehensive Policy on the Enrollment and Transfer of Students in the Chicago Public Schools *Adopted
05-0824-PO4 Adopt New Supplemental Family and Medical Leave Policy *Adopted
05-0824-PO5 Adopt On-Loan Leaves of Absence with Pay for Employment in a Contract School Policy *Adopted
05-0824-PO6 Adopt On-Loan Leaves of Absence with Pay for Employment at a University or Educational Institution Policy *Adopted
05-0824-PO7 Adopt Sabbatical Leave Policy *Adopted
05-0824-PO8 Adopt Compensation and Pay Plan Policy *Adopted
05-0824-PO9 Adopt Appointment and Assignment of Teachers and Principals Policy *Adopted
05-0824-PO10 Adopt Employees’ Sick, Personal and Vacation Benefit Days Policy *Adopted

Board Rules

05-0824-RU1 Repeal Chapter IV of the Board Rules and Adopt New Chapter IV Board Rules *Adopted
05-0824-RU2 Rescind Board Rule 2-19 Annual Adoption of Rules and Rescind Board Rule 2-27 Delegation of Board Authority and Adopt New Board Rules 2-19 and 2-27 *Adopted

Communications

05-0824-CO1 Communication Re: Approve the Participation of Infinity Math/Science Tech High School in an Educational Tour to George Williams Camp Site, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin And Authorize Expenses Related to the Program (05-0824-ED15) *No action
05-0824-ED15 Approve the Participation of Infinity Math/Science Tech High School in an Educational Tour to George Williams Camp Site, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin and Authorize Expenses Related to the Program *Adopted
05-0824-CO2 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of September 28, 2005 125 South Clark Street – Board Chamber *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

05-0824-EX1 Transfer of Funds Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

05-0824-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for July 2005 Adopted
05-0824-ED2 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
05-0824-ED3 Approve the Participation of William B. Ogden Elementary School in a Choice Program Educational Tour of Puerto Vallarta and Pitillal, Mexico and Authorize Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0824-ED4 Amend Board Report 04-1027-ED6 Amend Board Report 04-0728-ED10 Approve Entering Into Agreements with ISBE - Approved Supplemental Educational Service Providers Adopted
05-0824-ED5 Authorize Selected Vendors to Provide Materials and Services to Nonpublic Schools in Chicago Pursuant to Various Federal Entitlement Programs Adopted
05-0824-ED6 Authorize Payment to the Various Cultural Institutions Participating in the Schools Without Walls Program to Provide Curriculum and Staff Development Programs to the Chicago Public Schools Adopted
05-0824-ED7 Amend Board Report 05-0622-ED3 Approve Agreements with Various Agencies for Early Childhood Educational Services Adopted
05-0824-ED8 Approve Tuition Payments, Book Fees, Lab Fees and Materials Fees to Colleges and Universities Participating in the College Bridge Program Adopted
05-0824-ED9 Amend Board Report 05-0323-ED3 Amend Board Report 04-1027-ED10 Amend Board Report 04-0728-ED7 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Private Specialized Schools, and Authorize Payments to Private Specialized Schools Adopted
05-0824-ED10 Authorize Payments to Various Treatment Facilities for Educational Services Provided to Chicago Public School Students While Hospitalized in These Facilities Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

05-0824-PR1 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Merchandise Distributors, Inc. for the Purchase of Educational Supplies Adopted
05-0824-PR2 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with School Kidz Inc. for the Purchase of School Kits Adopted
05-0824-PR3 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program Adopted
05-0824-PR4 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Preferred Meal Systems, Inc. for Prepared Meals – Frozen Pre-Plated and Distribution Services Adopted
05-0824-PR5 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Preferred Meal Systems, Inc. for Prepared Meals – Refrigerated Pre-Plated and Distribution Services Adopted
05-0824-PR6 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Transpar Management Services, L.L.C. for Student Transportation Management Services Adopted
05-0824-PR7 Amend Board Report 05-0727-PR18 Approve Entering Into Agreements for Student Transportation Services (School Bus Service) Adopted
05-0824-PR8 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with C&M JV1 Co., LTD for Milk and Milk Product *Adopted
05-0824-PR9 Approve Exercising Option to Renew the Agreement with Blackwell Consulting Services for the Purchase of Computer and Equipment Maintenance Services Adopted
05-0824-PR10 Approve Payment to University of Illinois at Chicago for Consulting Services Adopted
05-0824-PR11 Amend Board Report 05-0323-PR14 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Companies for Defined Contribution Retirement Services Adopted
05-0824-PR12 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago for Consulting Services Adopted
05-0824-PR13 Ratify Exercising the First Option to Renew the Software License Agreement with Bridges.Com Adopted
05-0824-PR14 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Richard Grausman for Educational Services Adopted
05-0824-PR15 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation for Educational Services Adopted
05-0824-PR16 Approve Exercising the Third Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Colleges and Universities for the College Excel Program Adopted
05-0824-PR17 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Risetime Technologies for Consulting Services Adopted
05-0824-PR18 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Grant Services Agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago Adopted
05-0824-PR19 Approve Payment to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for the Purchase of CTA Fare Cards and Transfers Adopted
05-0824-PR20 Amend Board Report 05-0223-PR7 Amend Board Report 04-0922-PR34 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status of and Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Providers to Provide Social, Emotional and Educational Consulting Services Adopted
05-0824-PR21 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status of and Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Providers to Provide Social, Emotional and Educational Services Adopted
05-0824-PR22 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Fulfilling Our Responsibility Unto Mankind for the Saturday Morning Reach Out and Teach Program Adopted
05-0824-PR23 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Consulting Agreement with Pyramid Educational Consultants, Inc. Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

05-0824-ED11 Provide Restructured School Days at Selected Attendance Centers Accepted
05-0824-ED12 Approve Special Leave of Absence for Members of the Teaching Force and Educational Support Personnel Accepted
05-0824-ED13 Approve Fulbright Special Leave Without Loss of Salary (Tory Waterman) Accepted
05-0824-ED14 Approve Special On-Loan Leave for Angela Dumas Accepted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

05-0824-OP1 Amend Board Report 04-0623-OP7 Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with the Austin 1900 Building L.P., Owner of the Beneficial Interest in the LaSalle Bank, Successor to American National Bank and Trust Company of Chicago, Trust Number 117863-08 for Use of Space at 1900 N. Austin Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

05-0824-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