Actions: January 24, 2007

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

07-0124-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

07-0124-AR3 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Dykema Gossett, PLLC *Accepted
07-0124-AR4 Workers’ Compensation – Payment of Arbitration Award, Alice Adebayo - Case # 00 WC 4328 *Adopted
07-0124-AR5 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Alice Brent - Case # 01 WC 41748 *Adopted
07-0124-AR6 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Rita Holland - Case # 01 WC 37340 *Adopted
07-0124-AR7 Approve Settlement Recommendation in Dispute with Former Tenured Teacher, Charles Rankin *Adopted
07-0124-AR8 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

07-0124-EX13 Principal Contracts (A) (Mohip, O’Toole) *Adopted
07-0124-EX14 Interim Principal Contracts for Performance Schools (Allen, Hammond-Watts, Iturralde, Mather, Moore, Watkins) *Adopted
07-0124-EX15 Transfer and Appoint Interim Officer, Office of Academic Enhancement (Abigayil Joseph) *Adopted
07-0124-EX16 Warning Resolution – Lawrence Balark, Teacher, Assigned to Moos Elementary School *Adopted
07-0124-EX17 Warning Resolution – Cynthia Cobb, Teacher, Assigned to Fort Dearborn Elementary School *Adopted
07-0124-EX18 Warning Resolution – Bruce Crisler, Teacher, Assigned to Morgan Elementary School *Adopted
07-0124-EX19 Warning Resolution – Trinity Murdock, Tenured Teacher, Charles W. Earle Elementary School *Adopted
07-0124-EX20 Warning Resolution – Shelley Robinson, Teacher, Assigned to Fenger Academy High School *Adopted

Reports from the Board of Education

07-0124-RS9 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Probationary Appointed Teachers *Adopted
07-0124-RS10 Resolution Authorizing the Honorable Termination of Regularly Certified and Appointed Teachers *Adopted

Motions

07-0124-MO2 Motion Re: Approval of Record of Proceedings (July 2006 Through December 2006) *Adopted
07-0124-MO3 Motion Re: Adopt and Maintain as Confidential all Existing Closed Session Minutes (July 1995 Through December 2006) *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

07-0124-OP2 Authorization to Pay Just Compensation Award to Acquire 1238-42 West Adams for the Construction of a New Skinner Elementary School *Adopted

Resolutions

07-0124-RS1 Resolution Honoring Jack Harnedy, Officer Office of Academic Enhancement Accepted
07-0124-RS2 Resolution Re: Margaret Lalley Retired Principal of the Dawes Elementary School Accepted
07-0124-RS3 Resolution Re: Joel Bakrins Retired Principal of the Philip Rogers Elementary School Accepted
07-0124-RS4 Resolution Re: National Board Certification for One Hundred Seventy-Two Chicago Public School Teachers *Adopted as amended
07-0124-RS5 Resolution Regarding Transfer of Interest and Investment Earnings Earned in Calendar Year 2006 From Trusteed Debt Service Funds to Educational Fund Adopted
07-0124-RS6 Resolution Providing for the Allocation of 2007 Tax Collections to Debt Service Funds Adopted
07-0124-RS7 Resolution Re: Appointment to the Local School Council at the Al Raby Small High School Adopted
07-0124-RS8 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted

Policies

07-0124-PO1 Amend Board Report 04-0922-PO1 Policy Establishing the Formal Governance Structure for the Chicago Public Schools’ Head Start Program *Adopted
07-0124-PO2 Rescind Board Reports 98-0429-EX2, Guidelines and Procedures for the Operation of Local School Councils at Small Schools; 00-1025-EX2, Guidelines for Alternative Local School Councils and 03-0924-EX01, Guidelines for Military Academy Boards of Governors and Adopt a New Policy on the Governance of Alternative and Small Schools *Adopted
07-0124-PO3 Adopt a New Professional Support and Remediation of Contract Principals Policy *Adopted

Communications

07-0124-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of February 28, 2007 – 125 S. Clark Street (Board Chamber) *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

07-0124-EX1 Transfer of Funds Adopted
07-0124-EX2 Amend Board Report 06-1115-EX4 Amend Board Report 06-0222-EX15 Amend Board Report 05-1026-EX2 Amend Board Report 05-0622-EX2 Amend Board Report 03-0225-EX07 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with UNO Charter School Adopted
07-0124-EX3 Amend Board Report 06-1115-EX14 Deny Renaissance 2010 School Proposals Adopted
07-0124-EX4 Approve the Small Schools Conversion Plan to Convert James H. Bowen High School Into Four Small Schools Adopted
07-0124-EX5 Approve the Small Schools Conversion Plan to Convert South Shore High School Into Four Small Schools Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

07-0124-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for December 2006 Adopted
07-0124-ED2 Approve the Participation of Darwin Elementary School in a Language and Cultural Immersion Program to Milan, Italy Adopted
07-0124-ED3 Approve the Participation of LaSalle Language Academy in a Language and Cultural Immersion Program to Molsheim, France Adopted
07-0124-ED4 Approve the Participation of Sandoval School in a Student Exchange and Multicultural Immersion Program to Panama City, Panama Adopted
07-0124-ED5 Approve the Participation of Hubbard High School in Choral Concert Tour and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
07-0124-ED6 Approve the Participation of Lake View High School in Paris Travel/Study Tour and Authorize Travel or Other Expenses Related to the Program *Adopted
07-0124-ED7 Approve the Participation of Northside College Preparatory High School in Greece: A Cultural Odyssey Travel/Study Tour and Authorize Travel or Other Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
07-0124-ED8 Approve the Participation of Northside College Preparatory High School to Travel to Scotland and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
07-0124-ED9 Approve the Participation of Prosser Career Academy in the Sister Cities Program and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Withdrawn
07-0124-ED10 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Vendors for the Purchase of District-Supported Reading Textbooks and Supporting Materials and Services Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

07-0124-AR1 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Office of Elizabeth G. Schrader Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

07-0124-OP1 Approve Entering Into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Chicago to Make the Pershing East Magnet School (3113 South Rhodes Avenue) Available for Use During the 2016 Olympic Games *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

07-0124-PR1 Amend Board Report 06-1115-PR1 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with National Waste Services for Solid Waste Disposal and Recycling Services for all Chicago Public Schools Adopted
07-0124-PR2 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program Adopted
07-0124-PR3 Approve the Assignment and Assumption of the United Quick Transportation Contract for Student Transportation Services to Latino Express, Inc. Adopted
07-0124-PR4 Approve the Assignment and Assumption of the Village Transportation Contract for Student Transportation Services to Illinois Central School Bus Adopted
07-0124-PR5 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status of and Entering Into Contracts with Various Contractors to Provide Environmental Contracting Services Adopted
07-0124-PR6 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status and Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Contractors for Integrated Pest Management Services Adopted
07-0124-PR7 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Frank Cooney Company for the Purchase of Appliances Adopted
07-0124-PR8 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Henricksen & Company Inc. for the Purchase of Hon, Allsteel and Workrite Office Workstation Products Adopted
07-0124-PR9 Amend Board Report 04-1215-PR18 Amend Board Report 04-1117-PR6 Approve Entering Into Agreements with SBC Global Services, Inc. on Behalf of Illinois Bell Telephone D/B/A/AT&T Global Services on Behalf of its Affiliates, Amending Agreements and Exercising Option to Renew *Adopted
07-0124-PR10 Amend Board Report 06-0125-PR8 Amend Board Report 05-1116-PR12 Approve Entering Into a New Agreement with AT&T for Long Distance Services, Teleconferencing, Digital Link Local Service Authorization and Toll-Free 800 Services Adopted
07-0124-PR11 Approve Exercising the First and Second Options to Renew the Agreement with Mitel Networks Solutions, Inc. for the Purchase, Installation, Training and Maintenance of a Converged Voice and Data Network Solution *Adopted
07-0124-PR12 Amend Board Report 06-1115-PR9 Amend Board Report 06-0125-PR16 Approve Exercising the Second 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
07-0124-PR13 Amend Board Report 06-1220-PR7 Amend Board Report 06-0125-PR15 Approve Entering Into Two Agreements with Sentinel Technologies, Inc. to Provide Enterprise Server and Network Maintenance Support Services *Adopted
07-0124-PR14 Amend Board Report 06-1220-PR8 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Existing Agreement with AT&T for Dedicated Access Services Adopted
07-0124-PR15 Approve Exercising the Third 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
07-0124-PR16 Approve Entering Into Two Agreements with Central Audio-Visual Equipment, Inc. for Media Management Solution and Basic Maintenance Services *Adopted
07-0124-PR17 Approve Entering Into Two Agreements with Sun Microsystems Corporation for Wireless Network Interface Card (NIC) Support and Basic Maintenance Services *Adopted
07-0124-PR18 Amend Board Report 06-0823-PR6 Ratify Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreements with Various External Partners and Entering Into Agreements with New Partners to Provide After School Programs and Services (Cohort 3) Adopted
07-0124-PR19 Amend Board Report 06-0927-PR11 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various External Partners to Provide After School Programs and Services (Cohort 4) Adopted
07-0124-PR20 Ratify Exercising the Option to Renew Agreement with Learning Point Associates for Consulting Services Adopted
07-0124-PR21 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Accurate Biometrics, Inc., D/B/A Art’s Investigations for Fingerprinting Services Adopted
07-0124-PR22 Approve Payment to the City of Chicago for Security Services Rendered at Various High Schools Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

07-0124-EX6 Department of Human Resources Summary of Teacher New Hires, Transfers, and Leaves Quarterly Summary (October, November, December 2006) Accepted
07-0124-EX7 Department of Human Resources Summary of Educational Support Personnel New Hires, Transfers, Leaves, Layoffs, Promotions, and Separations Quarterly Summary (October, November, December 2006) Accepted
07-0124-EX8 Department of Human Resources Summary of Conference Leaves: Administrators, Teachers, and Educational Support Personnel Quarterly Summary (October, November, December 2006) Accepted
07-0124-EX9 Department of Human Resources Summary of Resignations and Deaths Quarterly Summary (October, November, December 2006) Accepted
07-0124-EX10 Department of Human Resources Summary of Salary Adjustments (October, November, December 2006) Accepted
07-0124-EX11 Department of Human Resources Summary of Assistant Principal Appointments Quarterly Summary (October, November, December 2006) Accepted
07-0124-EX12 Office of Labor and Employee Relations Disciplinary Actions Summary Quarterly Report (October, November, December 2006) Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

07-0124-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