Actions: December 21, 2005

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

05-1221-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

05-1221-AR3 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Hubert & Fowler *Accepted
05-1221-AR4 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Pugh Jones Johnson & Quandt, P.C. *Accepted
05-1221-AR5 Authorize Continue Retention of the Law Firm Shefsky & Froelich, LTD. *Accepted
05-1221-AR6 Approve Settlement Recommendation in Dispute with Chicago Teachers Union, Local 1 and Donald Renshaw *Adopted
05-1221-AR7 Authorize the Formation of a Pre-Qualified Pool of Appraisers to Act as Expert Witnesses in Connection with Property Tax Appeal Cases *Adopted
05-1221-AR8 Authorize Retention of Huron Consulting Group *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

05-1221-EX3 Principal Contracts (A) (Durr, Wawrzyniak) *Adopted
05-1221-EX4 Principal Contracts (B) (Brown, Crombie-Brown, DeSadier) *Adopted
05-1221-EX5 Transfer and Appoint Various Administrative Personnel (Jack, Nowaczewski, Alvarez, Rendon, Moore, Whalen) *Adopted
05-1221-EX6 Warning Resolution – Barbara Baumhardt, a Teacher, Assigned to O’Keeffe Elementary School *Adopted
05-1221-EX7 Warning Resolution – Joyce Potts, Teacher, Assigned to Drake Elementary School *Adopted
05-1221-EX8 Warning Resolution – Richard Richardson, Principal, Henderson Elementary School *Adopted
05-1221-EX9 Request for Dismissal of Courey Harris, Porter, Lavizzo Elementary School *Adopted
05-1221-EX10 Request for Dismissal of Willard Taylor, Porter, Peck Elementary School *Adopted
05-1221-EX11 Request for Dismissal of Mario Zamayoa, Children and Family Benefits Liaison, Department of Financial Services *Adopted
05-1221-EX12 Approve Hearing Officer’s Finding that Pupil is a Non Resident of the City of Chicago Not Entitled to Attend the Chicago Public Schools on a Tuition-Free Basis *Adopted

Reports from the Board of Education

05-1221-RS12 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Courey Harris, Porter, Assigned to Lavizzo Elementary School *Adopted
05-1221-RS13 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Willard Taylor, Porter, Assigned to Peck Elementary School *Adopted
05-1221-RS14 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Mario Zamayoa, Children and Family Benefits Liaison, Assigned to the Financial Services Department *Adopted
05-1221-RS15 Resolution Authorizing the Honorable Termination of Regularly Certified and Appointed Teachers *Adopted

Unfinished Business - November 16, 2005 Board Meeting

05-1116-PO2 Amend Board Report 02-0227-PO2 Establishing a Policy on Home-Schooling *Adopted

Unfinished Business - November 16, 2005 Board Meeting

05-1116-EX18 Approve the Establishment of the Chicago Virtual Academy and Approve Entering Into a School Management and Performance Agreement with Chicago Virtual Academy, an Illinois not for Profit Corporation Deferred

Unfinished Business - November 16, 2005 Board Meeting

05-1116-PR16 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with CherryRoad Technologies Inc. for Consulting Services *Adopted

Resolutions

05-1221-RS1 Resolution Honoring Domingo J. Trujillo, Chief Instructional Officer, Office of Instruction and School Management Accepted
05-1221-RS2 Resolution Re: Annie Greenlee Retired Principal of Ralph J. Bunche School Accepted
05-1221-RS3 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2005 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds Dedicated Tax Revenues), Series 1996, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
05-1221-RS4 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2005 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Tax Revenues), Series 1997, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
05-1221-RS5 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2005 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds (Dedicated Tax Revenues), Series 1997A, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
05-1221-RS6 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2005 to Pay Debt Service on Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds Dedicated Tax Revenues), Series 1999A, of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
05-1221-RS7 Resolution Levying Taxes for the Fiscal Year 2005-2006 for School Purposes of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
05-1221-RS8 Resolution Authorizing and Directing the Filing of a Controller’s Certificate for School Taxes to be Extended for Collection in Calendar Year 2006 Adopted
05-1221-RS9 Amend Board Report 99-0623-RS13 Amend Board Report 98-0128-RS8, Adopted January 28, 1998: Payroll Deductions Campaign Resolution *Adopted
05-1221-RS10 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted
05-1221-RS11 Resolution Re: Appointment of Student Representative to a Local School Council Adopted

Policies

05-1221-PO1 Rescind Board Report 68-872 Combination of Schools and Adopt a New Policy on the Consolidation of Schools *Adopted

Communications

05-1221-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of January 25, 2006 – 125 S. Clark Street (Board Chamber) *No action
05-1221-CO2 Communication from the Chief Financial Officer Concerning the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report of the Board for Fiscal Year 2005 *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

05-1221-EX1 Transfer of Funds Adopted
05-1221-EX2 Amend Board Report 05-0323-EX11 Approve the Establishment of the Robert Lindblom Math & Science Academy High School Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

05-1221-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for November 2005 Adopted
05-1221-ED2 Approve the Plan for the Improvement of Instruction for Disadvantaged Students in the Chicago Public Schools, as Required by Section 18-8.05(H) of the Illinois School Code Adopted
05-1221-ED3 Adopt a Renaissance School Performance Plan for the Robert Lindblom Math and Science Academy Adopted
05-1221-ED4 Amend Board Report 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
05-1221-ED5 Amend Board Report 05-0928-ED9 Approve Tuition Payments to Various Universities Participating in the Chicago Math and Science Initiative Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

05-1221-OP1 Approve Entering Into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Chicago Regarding the 50/50 Sidewalk Replacement Program Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

05-1221-AR1 Authorize the Retention of the Law Firm of Holland & Knight, LLP Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

05-1221-PR1 Approve the Renewal of Existing Agreements with Apple Computer and Dell Computer for the Purchase and Lease of Desktop and Laptop Computers and Warranty Services Adopted
05-1221-PR2 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program Adopted
05-1221-PR3 Approve the Renewal of the Pre-Qualification Status with Various Contractors to Provide General Contracting Services *Adopted as amended
05-1221-PR4 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Extend the Pre-Qualification Status of the Agreements with Various Contractors to Provide Environmental Contracting Services Adopted
05-1221-PR5 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
05-1221-PR6 Amend Board Report 05-0928-PR6 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with OpenText Corporation for Student E-Mail and Document Collaboration Services Adopted
05-1221-PR7 Amend Board Report 05-1026-PR5 Amend Board Report 05-0525-PR6 Approve the Pre- Qualification Status of and Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Consultants to Provide Technology Support Services Adopted
05-1221-PR8 Approve an Agreement with Applimation, Inc. for Software License and Maintenance Adopted
05-1221-PR9 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with CedarCrestone Incorporated for Infrastructure Hosting Services Adopted
05-1221-PR10 Approve Entering Into a New Agreement with Nextel Communications for Cellular/Radio and Wireless Telecommunication Services and Equipment Adopted
05-1221-PR11 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Sift Consulting for Consulting Services Adopted
05-1221-PR12 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with After School Matters for Consulting Services Adopted
05-1221-PR13 Amend Board Report 05-1026-PR10 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Filenet Corporation for the Purchase of Software Maintenance Services and Software Licenses Adopted
05-1221-PR14 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with RBS Lynk Incorporated, a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of the Citizens Financial Group, for Payroll Debit Card Processing Adopted
05-1221-PR15 Ratify an Agreement with Northwestern University for Consulting Services Adopted
05-1221-PR16 Approve the Renewal of the Existing Agreement with ARAG Group to Provide Access to Legal Services Network for Chicago Public School Employees Adopted
05-1221-PR17 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with National-Louis University for Consulting Services Adopted
05-1221-PR18 Ratify Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago for Consulting Services Adopted
05-1221-PR19 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Management Planning Institute, Inc. for Mental Health Services and Training Adopted
05-1221-PR20 Amend Board Report 05-0427-PR12 Amend Board Report 04-0825-PR38 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Private Cluster Schools to Provide Cluster Program Services Adopted
05-1221-PR21 Amend Board Report 04-0526-PR52 Amend Board Report 01-0328-PR41 Approve the Pre- Qualification Status of Least Restrictive Environment Consultants to Provide Consulting Services Adopted
05-1221-PR22 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Scholarship and Guidance Association Youth and Family Services to Provide Counseling and Support Services for the Avenues for Success Program II *Adopted as amended
05-1221-PR23 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Tropical Optical and VSP to Provide Professional Services for the Healthy Kids/Healthy Minds Expanded Vision Program Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

05-1221-AR2 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