Actions: March 28, 2007

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

07-0328-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Resolution

07-0328-RS7 Resolution Designating for Acquisition Real Property for the Construction of a New Elementary School in the Brighton Park Community and Request to the Public Building Commission to Acquire Designated Site on Behalf of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted

Resolution

07-0328-RS6 Amend Board Report 04-1027-RS3 Resolution Request the Public Building Commission of Chicago to Undertake the Design and Construction of a New Westinghouse High School *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

07-0328-AR3 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Nellie Jones - Case # 05 WC 51125 *Adopted
07-0328-AR4 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Secky Mueller - Case # 04 WC 14249 *Adopted
07-0328-AR5 Approve Settlement Agreement with Solai & Cameron, Inc. *Adopted
07-0328-AR6 Authorize the Retention of the Pre-Qualified Pool of Appraisers to Act as Expert Witnesses in Connection with Property Tax Appeal Cases *Adopted
07-0328-AR7 Authorize Settlement of Rent Litigation and Condemnation Action Board v. Lamar Tri-State Advertising, No. 05 M1 704445, and Chicago Park District, et al. v. American National Bank, et al., No. 97 L 50494 *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

07-0328-EX3 Principal Contracts (Sanchez, Stinson) *Adopted
07-0328-EX4 Approve Rescission of Lane Technical College Preparatory High School Assistant Principal’s, Rosemary Dean’s Notice of Intent to Retire and Resignation Pursuant to Board Rule 4-16(b) *Adopted
07-0328-EX5 Appoint Elementary Area Instruction Officer, Area 1 (Joseph G. Kallas) *Adopted
07-0328-EX6 Appoint Elementary Area Instruction Officer, Area 3 (Annette D. Gurley) *Adopted
07-0328-EX7 Appoint Elementary Area Instruction Officer, Area 7 (Denise J. Little) *Adopted
07-0328-EX8 Appoint Elementary Area Instruction Officer, Area 8 (Leonard B. Moore) *Adopted
07-0328-EX9 Transfer and Appoint Interim Executive Officer, Office of New Schools (Beatriz E. Rendon) *Adopted
07-0328-EX10 Transfer and Appoint Officer of Extended Learning Opportunities (Erica Harris) *Adopted
07-0328-EX11 Warning Resolution – Charles Davis, Principal *Adopted
07-0328-EX12 Warning Resolution – Karen Gill, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Prosser Career Academy *Adopted
07-0328-EX13 Warning Resolution – Carol Hudson, Tenured Teacher, Pritzker Elementary School *Adopted
07-0328-EX14 Warning Resolution – Evelynne Roth, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to McClellan Elementary School *Adopted
07-0328-EX15 Report of the Results of the Board of Education’s Review of the Findings of Fact and Recommendation of the Hearing Officer Regarding the Charges Preferred Against Mary King, Tenured Teacher Assigned to Everett Elementary School *Adopted
07-0328-EX16 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
07-0328-EX17 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

07-0328-RS8 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Mary King, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Everett Elementary School *Adopted
07-0328-RS9 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Educational Support Personnel *Adopted
07-0328-RS10 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Probationary Appointed Teachers *Adopted
07-0328-RS11 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss/Non-Renew Probationary Appointed Teachers Before the Start of the 2007-2008 School Year *Adopted
07-0328-RS12 Resolution Authorizing the Honorable Termination of Regularly Certified and Appointed Teachers *Adopted

Unfinished Business - February 28, 2007 Board Meeting

07-0228-RS1 Resolution Honoring Hosanna Mahaley Johnson, Executive Officer, Office of New Schools Adopted

Unfinished Business - February 28, 2007 Board Meeting

07-0228-ED10 Approve the Participation of Curie, Hancock, Payton, Prosser, Roosevelt, Schurz and Senn High Schools (Spring 2007) and B.E.S.T., Gage Park, Jones, Kelvyn Park High Schools (Summer 2007) in the Building with Books Cultural Exchange *Adopted
07-0228-ED12 Approve the Participation of King College Prep High School in a Cultural Immersion Program to Spain *Adopted

Unfinished Business - February 28, 2007 Board Meeting

07-0228-PR8 Amend Board Report 06-0726-PR18 Ratify an Agreement with the New Teacher Center at the University of California, Santa Cruz for Consulting Services *Adopted

Resolutions

07-0328-RS1 Resolution Re: Judy A. Adams, Retired Principal of the Shoop Academy of Math, Science and Technology Adopted
07-0328-RS2 Resolution Re: Appointment of Members to the Board of Governors at the Carver Military Academy Adopted
07-0328-RS3 Resolution Re: Appointment to Fill Vacancies to the Local School Council at the Al Raby Small High School Adopted
07-0328-RS4 Resolution Re: Appointment of Student Representative to Local School Council Adopted
07-0328-RS5 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted
07-0328-RS6 [Note: See Page 1] *Accepted

Policies

07-0328-PO1 Adopt a School Remediation and Probation Policy for the 2007-2008 School Year Deferred

Communications

07-0328-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of April 25, 2007 – 125 S. Clark Street (Board Chamber) *No action
07-0328-CO2 Communication Re: 2008 Capital Improvement Hearings *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

07-0328-EX1 Transfer of Funds Adopted
07-0328-EX2 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with the Academy of Communication and Technology Charter School Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

07-0328-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for February 2007 Adopted
07-0328-ED2 Approve the Participation of Ariel Community Academy in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. Adopted
07-0328-ED3 Approve the Participation of Cameron Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
07-0328-ED4 Approve the Participation of Joseph E. Gary Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. Adopted
07-0328-ED5 Approve the Participation of Robert Healy Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. Adopted
07-0328-ED6 Approve the Participation of Inter-American Magnet School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. Adopted
07-0328-ED7 Approve the Participation of Onahan Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. Adopted
07-0328-ED8 Approve the Participation of Paderewski Elementary School in an 8th Grade Educational Tour of Washington, D.C. Adopted
07-0328-ED9 Approve the Participation of Dunbar Vocational Career Academy in an Educational Trip to France Adopted
07-0328-ED10 Approve the Participation of Harper High School in Student Trip to Mexico Adopted
07-0328-ED11 Approve the Participation of Jones College Prep in an Educational Tour to Spain Adopted
07-0328-ED12 Approve the Participation of Lincoln Park High School in a Language and Cultural Experience Tour of Spain (Madrid, Toledo, Granada, Seville and Costa del Sol) Adopted
07-0328-ED13 Approve the Participation of the Military Area Office and JROTC Program in a Spring Break Trip to the United States Military Academy, United States Naval Academy, Norwich University and Battlefield of Antietam *Adopted
07-0328-ED14 Approve the Participation of the Military Area Office and JROTC Program in a Spring Break Trip to Gettysburg, PA, Washington, D.C. and Historical Military Sites *Adopted
07-0328-ED15 Approve the Participation of Peace and Education Coalition Alternative School Program – Dugan Campus Across the English Channel Stay Trip Adopted
07-0328-ED16 Approve the Participation of Whitney M. Young Magnet High School in the Field Studies Trip to the Institute for Ecological Studies, Eleuthera, Bahamas *Adopted
07-0328-ED17 Approve the Participation of Whitney M. Young High School Students on a Service Learning Field Trip to Participate in Habitat for Humanities Collegiate Challenge at Habitat for Humanity – Camp Hope in New Orleans, LA *Adopted
07-0328-ED18 Amend Board Report 06-0927-ED6 Amend Board Report 06-0524-ED13 Approve Tuition Payments to Other Public School Districts and Cooperatives for Educational Services Provided to District 299 Residents Placed by Various State Agencies Adopted
07-0328-ED19 Amend Board Report 06-1220-ED7 Amend Board Report 06-0524-ED15 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Private Residential Schools and Approve Payment of Room and Board to These Schools Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

07-0328-AR1 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Holland & Knight, LLP Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

07-0328-PR1 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status and Approve Entering Into Master Agreements with Consultants for Various Professional Audit and Management Services Adopted
07-0328-PR2 Amend Board Report 07-0124-PR5 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status of and Entering Into Contracts with Various Contractors to Provide Environmental Contracting Services Adopted
07-0328-PR3 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Lippert, Inc. for the Purchase of Cooking and Steam Equipment Adopted
07-0328-PR4 Approve the Renewal of the Agreement with MB Real Estate Services LLC for Property Management Services at 125 S. Clark Street and Approve the Continued Funding of the Disbursement Account Related Thereto Adopted
07-0328-PR5 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Extend the Agreement with National Lift Truck, Inc for the Purchase of Portable Lifts Adopted
07-0328-PR6 Approve the Third Extension of the Pre-Qualification Status and the Agreements with Various Vendors to Provide Communication Wiring/Component and High Voltage Infrastructure Installation Services Adopted
07-0328-PR7 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Jensen Windows Corporation for Supply and Installation of Aluminum and Hollow Metal Windows Adopted
07-0328-PR8 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program Adopted
07-0328-PR9 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Global Capital, LTD. for the Leasing of Selected Network Servers Adopted
07-0328-PR10 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Auditing Firms for Internal Auditing Services for the School Based Program Adopted
07-0328-PR11 Approve Payment to Communication Sales Group, Inc. for the Purchase of Talk and Listen Kits Adopted
07-0328-PR12 Approve Payment to Levy Restaurant at McCormick Place for Catering Services Adopted
07-0328-PR13 Approve Payment to Sound of Authority, Inc. for Audio System Rental Service Adopted
07-0328-PR14 Approve the Renewal of the Agreement with Buzz Sawyer for Consulting Services Adopted
07-0328-PR15 Amend Board Report 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
07-0328-PR16 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Alson Consulting, Inc. for Consulting Services Adopted
07-0328-PR17 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with William K. Rice D/B/A/ Rice Consulting for Consulting Services Adopted

Miscellaneous Reports

07-0328-MS1 Approve Daniel Hale Williams Preparatory School of Medicine at DuSable High School and Bronzeville Scholastic Institute at DuSable High School as Official School Names Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

07-0328-AR2 Report on Board Report Rescissions *Adopted as amended
*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