Actions: July 26, 2006

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

06-0726-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

06-0726-AR3 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Franczek Sullivan, P.C. *Accepted
06-0726-AR4 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Goldberg, Kohn, Bell, Black, Rosenbloom & Moritz, Ltd. *Accepted
06-0726-AR5 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Offices of Steven M. Laduzinsky, P.C. *Accepted
06-0726-AR6 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Shefsky & Froelich, Ltd. *Accepted
06-0726-AR7 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Denise Diessel Case # 04 WC 13559 *Adopted
06-0726-AR8 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Pamela Drymiller Case # 05 WC 9462 *Adopted
06-0726-AR9 Authorize Additional Expenditure of Funds for Court Appointed Monitor in the Matter of Corey H. v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago, et al., Case No. 92 C 3409 *Adopted
06-0726-AR10 Authorize Payment of Attorney’s Fees in the Matter of Victoria P. v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
06-0726-AR11 Authorize the Retention of the Pre-Qualified Pool of Appraisers to Act as Expert Witnesses in Connection with Property Tax Appeal Cases *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

06-0726-EX22 Amend Board Report 06-0628-EX12 Principal Contracts (A) *Adopted
06-0726-EX23 Principal Contracts (A) *Adopted
06-0726-EX24 Principal Contracts (B) *Adopted
06-0726-EX25 Transfer and Appoint Elementary Area Instruction Officer, Area 9 (Stephen C. Flisk) *Adopted
06-0726-EX26 Transfer and Appoint Elementary Area Instruction Officer, Area 15 (Katherine A. Volk) *Adopted
06-0726-EX27 Transfer and Appoint High School Area Instruction Officer, Area 24 (Pamela Randall) *Adopted
06-0726-EX28 Amended Warning Resolution – Jennifer Sullivan, a Teacher, Assigned to Carson Elementary School *Adopted
06-0726-EX29 Warning Resolution – Janet Elkins, Teacher, Assigned to Gale Community Academy *Adopted
06-0726-EX30 Warning Resolution – Tanya Foster, Teacher, Assigned to Gale Community Academy *Adopted
06-0726-EX31 Warning Resolution – Geraldine Williams, Teacher, Assigned to Banneker Elementary School *Adopted

Reports from the Board of Education

06-0726-RS5 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Educational Support Personnel *Adopted
06-0726-RS6 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Probationary Appointed Teachers *Adopted
06-0726-RS7 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Lay Off and Dismiss Probationary Appointed Teachers *Adopted

Motions

06-0726-MO2 Motion Re: Approval of Record of Proceedings (January 2006 through June 2006) *Adopted
06-0726-MO3 Motion Re: Adopt and Maintain as Confidential All Existing Closed Session Minutes (July 1995 through June 2006) *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

06-0726-OP5 Disposition of Bids Received for the Sale of Real Estate Located at 8433-57 South Lawndale Avenue *Adopted

Resolutions

06-0726-RS1 Resolution Honoring Michael W. Scott, President Chicago Board of Education Accepted
06-0726-RS2 Resolution to Recognize and Honor the 16th Anniversary of the Enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 Accepted
06-0726-RS3 Amend Board Report 05-0323-RS6 Amend Board Report 02-0123-RS13 Resolution Authorizing Signature Proxy for Board President Vice-President Adopted
06-0726-RS4 Resolution Approving the Capital Improvement Program (Fiscal Year 2007) for the Chicago *Adopted as amended

Policies

06-0726-PO1 Adopt a New Local School Wellness Policy Addressing Nutrition and Physical Activity in Schools Deferred
06-0726-PO2 Amend Board Report 04-0728-PO6 Policy on Substance Abuse by Employees and Rename Policy Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy *Adopted
06-0726-PO3 Amend Board Report 04-0825-PO2 Residency Policy for all Employees of the Board of Education *Adopted
06-0726-PO4 Amend Board Report 05-0824-PO6 Adopt On-Loan Leaves of Absence with Pay for Employment at an University or Educational Institution Policy *Adopted
06-0726-PO5 Amend Board Report 05-0824-PO10 Employees’ Sick, Personal and Vacation Benefit Days Policy *Adopted
06-0726-PO6 Adopt a Tuition Support for Teachers and Educational Support Personnel Enrolled in Board-Sponsored Professional Development or Educational Programs Policy *Adopted
06-0726-PO7 Adopt an On-Loan Leave Policy for Tenured Teachers to Work in Central and Area Offices *Adopted
06-0726-PO8 Adopt Student Code of Conduct (Formerly the Uniform Discipline Code) for the Chicago Public Schools for 2006-2007 School Year *Adopted
06-0726-PO9 Adopt a New Remedial Program for Minority and Women-Owned Enterprise Participation in Construction Projects *Adopted

Board Rules

06-0726-RU1 Annual Readoption of Board Rules and Amendment, Modification or Repealer of Certain Board Rules in Accordance with Board Rule 2-19 *Adopted

Communications

06-0726-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of August 23, 2006 – 125 S. Clark Street (Board Chamber) *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

06-0726-EX1 Transfer of Funds Adopted
06-0726-EX2 Approve On-Loan Leaves of Absence and Agreements in Connection with the Instruction Strategy for the High School Transformation Project Adopted
06-0726-EX3 Approve Sabbatical Leave Agreement for Appointed Teacher, Richard Choi, Volta Elementary School Adopted
06-0726-EX4 Approve Sabbatical Leave Agreement for Appointed Teacher, Jennifer Hankes, Webster Elementary School Adopted
06-0726-EX5 Approve Sabbatical Leave Agreement for Appointed Teacher, Susan Unti-Smith, Reilly Elementary School Adopted
06-0726-EX6 Approve an On-Loan Agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago and On-Loan Leave of Absence for Catherine Ditto Adopted
06-0726-EX7 Amend Board Report 05-1116-EX5 Amend Board Report 05-0223-EX3 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Young Women’s Leadership Charter School Adopted
06-0726-EX8 Amend Board Report 05-1116-EX15 to Defer the Denial of a Charter School Proposal and Rescind Some of the Pre-Approved Renaissance 2010 School Proposals *Adopted
06-0726-EX9 Amend Board Report 05-1116-EX16 Approve the Establishment of the Austin Business and Entrepreneurship Academy and Approve Entering Into a School Management and Performance Agreement with American Quality Schools, an Illinois Not for Profit Corporation *Adopted as amended
06-0726-EX10 Amend Board Report 06-0125-EX2 Approve the Granting of a Charter and Entering Into a Charter School Agreement with the Chicago Virtual Charter School Withdrawn
06-0726-EX11 Approve Implementation of Controlled Enrollment at Josephine C. Locke School Adopted
06-0726-EX12 Change the Grade Structure and Adjust the Attendance Boundaries for the Brunson, Key and Hay Schools and Adjust the Grade Structure for Douglass School Adopted
06-0726-EX13 Change the Grade Structure of George Washington Carver Primary School and George Washington Carver Middle School Adopted
06-0726-EX14 Establish the Charter School Boundary for the New Uno Charter School Network – Carlos Fuentes Campus Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

06-0726-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for June 2006 Adopted
06-0726-ED2 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Selected Vendors to Provide Consulting Services to Nonpublic Schools in Chicago Pursuant to the NCLB Title I Federal Entitlement Program Adopted
06-0726-ED3 Authorize Payments to Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy for Illinois Virtual High School Tuition Fees Adopted
06-0726-ED4 Approve the Participation of Albert Raby High School for Community and Environmental at the Lucy Flower Campus in Sankofa Youth Enrichment Program Through Africa Connections in an Educational Tour to Ghana, West Africa Adopted
06-0726-ED5 Amend Board Report 06-0524-ED16 Approve Entering Into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Chicago for Services Relating to the School-Based Oral Health Program Adopted
06-0726-ED6 Approve Application to Renew School Code Waiver Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

06-0726-OP1 Approve Entering Into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Office of Emergency Management and Communications of the City of Chicago for the Use of Certain Schools in the Event of a Disaster Adopted
06-0726-OP2 Approve Entering Into Agreement(s) with Suppliers for Electricity Supply and Services *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

06-0726-AR1 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Office of Elizabeth A. Schrader Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

06-0726-PR1 Amend Board Report 05-0727-PR1 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Computer Discount Warehouse-Government (CDW-G) for the Purchase and Lease of Computer Printers Adopted
06-0726-PR2 Ratify Exercising the Final Option to Renew the Agreement with University Printing of Chicago for Printing Service Adopted
06-0726-PR3 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with All Printing & Graphics, Inc. for the Purchase of Reprographic and Printing Services Adopted
06-0726-PR4 Approve Exercising the Final Option to Renew the Agreements with Windy City Press and K & M Printing for Printing Services Adopted
06-0726-PR5 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Various Janitorial Vendors for the Purchase of Bathroom Tissue and Dispenser Products *Adopted as amended
06-0726-PR6 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Various Janitorial Vendors for the Purchase of Bathroom Towels and Dispensers and Hand Dryer Products *Adopted as amended
06-0726-PR7 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Janitorial Vendors for the Purchase of Hand Care/Soap Refills and Dispenser Products Adopted
06-0726-PR8 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Office Depot, Inc. and School Specialty, Inc. for the Purchase of Educational Supplies Adopted
06-0726-PR9 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Vendors for the Purchase of Library Books, Reference Books and Related Services Adopted
06-0726-PR10 Amend Board Report 05-1026-PR2 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Amer-I-Can Enterprises II, Inc for Mentoring Services Adopted
06-0726-PR11 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with A&R Janitorial Services, Inc. to Provide Professional Custodian Management Services at the 125 S. Clark Street Building Adopted
06-0726-PR12 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with A-Safeguard Maintenance for Window Washing Services Adopted
06-0726-PR13 Approve Exercising the Section Option to Renew the Agreement with Preferred Meal Systems, Inc. for Prepared Meals-Frozen Pre-Plated and Distribution Services Adopted
06-0726-PR14 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Industrial Fence, Inc. and Fence Builders of Illinois, Inc for Wood and Steel Fencing Installation and Removal Services Adopted
06-0726-PR15 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program *Adopted
06-0726-PR16 Amend Board Report 06-0222-PR9 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Avaya Corporation for Private Branch Exchange (“PBX”), Intuity Voicemail Systems, Conversant Systems and Related Call Center Components Hardware and Software Maintenance Services *Adopted as amended
06-0726-PR17 Ratify Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreements with Various External Partners to Provide After School Programs and Services (Cohort 1 and 2) Adopted
06-0726-PR18 Ratify an Agreement with the University of California, Santa Cruz New Teacher Center for Consulting Services Adopted
06-0726-PR19 Ratify Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Swell Pictures, Inc. d/b/a S2 for Educational Television Production Services Deferred
06-0726-PR20 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with U.S. Bank National Association for Banking Services Adopted
06-0726-PR21 Approve Entering Into an Agreements with Aspira, Inc. Banner Schools, and Pathways in Education-Illinois for Learning in New Communities Schools Services Adopted
06-0726-PR22 Approve Entering Into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Chicago – Department of Cultural Affairs for the Gallery 37 Center Arts Project Adopted
06-0726-PR23 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Risetime Inc., for Consulting Services Adopted
06-0726-PR24 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Public Safety Solutions Inc. for Early Defibrillation Program Management Services Adopted
06-0726-PR25 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Consultants for Professional Development for the Chicago Math and Science Initiative (K-12 Mathematics Instructional Materials) Adopted
06-0726-PR26 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Board of Trustees, University of Illinois at Chicago for Program Evaluation Services for the Chicago Mathematics and Science Initiative Adopted
06-0726-PR27 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with University of California, Santa Cruz, New Teacher Center for Consulting Services Adopted
06-0726-PR28 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Alternative Safe Schools for Educational Services Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

06-0726-EX15 Department of Human Resources Summary of Teacher New Hires, Transfers, and Leaves Quarterly Summary (April, May, June 2006) Accepted
06-0726-EX16 Department of Human Resources Summary of Educational Support Personnel New Hires, Transfers, Leaves, Layoffs, Promotions, and Separations Quarterly Summary (April, May, June 2006) Accepted
06-0726-EX17 Department of Human Resources Summary of Conference Leaves: Administrators, Teachers, and Educational Support Personnel Quarterly Summary (April, May, June 2006) Accepted
06-0726-EX18 Department of Human Resources Summary of Resignations and Deaths Quarterly Report (April, May, June 2006) Accepted
06-0726-EX19 Department of Human Resources Summary of Salary Adjustments Quarterly Report (April, May, June 2006) Accepted
06-0726-EX20 Department of Human Resources Summary of Assistant Principal Appointments Quarterly Summary (April, May, June 2006) Accepted
06-0726-EX21 Office of Labor and Employee Relations Disciplinary Actions Summary Quarterly Report (April, May, June 2006) Accepted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

06-0726-ED7 Approve Paid Leave of Absence for Lisa Levy to Participate in Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program in Peru Accepted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

06-0726-OP3 Amend Board Report 06-0426-OP5 Approve an Intergovernmental License Agreement with the Chicago Park District for the Parking Lot Located at 350 East Monroe Street for Employee Parking Accepted
06-0726-OP4 Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois for Lease of 10211 S. Crandon (Goldsmith School) Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

06-0726-AR2 Report on Board Report Rescissions Accepted

Motions

06-0726-MO4 Motion Re: Accept the Resignation of Michael W. Scott, President of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
06-0726-MO5 Motion Re: Election of President *Adopted
06-0726-MO6 Motion Re: Elect Rufus Williams President of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
06-0726-MO7 Motion Re: Re-Elect Clara Muñana as Vice-President of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
*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