Actions: August 22, 2007

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

07-0822-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

07-0822-AR2 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Fisher & Phillips, LLP *Accepted
07-0822-AR3 Authorize Continued Retention of Hill Law Offices *Accepted
07-0822-AR4 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Shefsky & Froelich, LTD. *Accepted
07-0822-AR5 Workers’ Compensation - Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Karen Connors - Case No. 05 WC 44858 *Adopted
07-0822-AR6 Workers’ Compensation - Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Gloria Ishmael - Case No. 02 WC 29548; 06 WC 32769 and 06 WC 32770 *Adopted
07-0822-AR7 Workers’ Compensation - Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Patricia McKay - Case No. 03 WC 56203 *Adopted
07-0822-AR8 Personal Injury – Authorize Payment for Settlement for Della Coleman - Case No. 02 L 7582 *Adopted
07-0822-AR9 Property Tax Appeal Refund – Authorize Settlement for Wrigley & Company’s PTAB Appeal Regarding Certain Industrial Properties for Tax Year 2000 *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

07-0822-EX20 Principal Contracts (A) (Dillanado; Glass; Higginbottom; Jones; Jordan; Langer; McNeal; Smith; Thomas; Valdez; West) *Adopted
07-0822-EX21 Principal Contracts (B) (Cooksey; Herrera-Vest) *Adopted
07-0822-EX22 Principal Contracts (C) (Thomas; Wipachit) *Adopted
07-0822-EX23 Approve a One-Year Extension of the Uniform Principal Performance Contracts for Johnnie Colemon Academy and Perkins Bass Elementary School *Adopted
07-0822-EX24 Transfer and Appoint Elementary Area Instruction Interim Officer, Area 13 (Carolyn Epps) *Adopted
07-0822-EX25 Transfer and Appoint High School Area Instruction Officer, Area 19 (Paul Zeitler) *Adopted
07-0822-EX26 Transfer and Appoint High School Area Instruction Officer, Area 21 (Norma Rodriguez) *Adopted
07-0822-EX27 Transfer and Appoint Chief Officer, Office of High Schools and High School Programs (David G. Gilligan) *Adopted
07-0822-EX28 Transfer and Appoint Officer, Office of Academic Enhancement (Abigayil Joseph) *Adopted
07-0822-EX29 Ratify Tentative Agreements for July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2012 Collective Bargaining Agreement Between the Board of Education of the City of Chicago and the Service Employees International Union, Local 73 (“Units I and II”) *Adopted
07-0822-EX30 Warning Resolution – Darlene Green, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Parkside Community Academy *Adopted
07-0822-EX31 Warning Resolution – Edgar Guice, Tenured Teacher, Chappel Elementary School *Adopted
07-0822-EX32 Warning Resolution – Syverina Moses, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Vernon Johns Community Academy *Adopted
07-0822-EX33 Warning Resolution – Stormy Urbaszewski, Tenured Teacher, Steinmetz High School *Adopted
07-0822-EX34 Warning Resolution – Alan Voltech, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Byrne Elementary School *Adopted
07-0822-EX35 Warning Resolution – Gwen Williamson, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Revere Elementary School *Adopted
07-0822-EX36 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 Jesus Vargas, Tenured Teacher Assigned to Clemente High School *Adopted

Reports from the Board of Education

07-0822-RS6 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Jesus Vargas, Tenured Teacher Assigned to Clemente High School *Adopted
07-0822-RS7 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Educational Support Personnel *Adopted
07-0822-RS8 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Probationary Appointed Teacher *Adopted
07-0822-RS9 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Lay Off and Dismiss Probationary Appointed Teachers *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

07-0822-OP1 Approve the Negotiated Sale of Land Located at 9135 S. Euclid *Adopted
07-0822-RS10 Resolution Authorizing Various Transactions Regarding the Development of the Land Adjacent to and Upon the Bret Harte School *Adopted

Unfinished Business - July 25, 2007 Board Meeting

07-0725-EX10 Amend Board Report 05-0126-EX10 Approve the Establishment of the Tarkington School of Excellence *Adopted
07-0725-PR14 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Kronos Incorporated for Implementation of Software Upgrades Withdrawn

Resolutions

07-0822-RS1 Amend Board Report 07-0725-RS3 Amend Board Report 03-0225-RS07 Amend Board Report 00-1115-RS7 Amend Board Report 96-1120-RS7 Resolution Re: Honorary Student Member of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Adopted
07-0822-RS2 Resolution Adopting the Annual School Budget for Fiscal Year 2008 Adopted
07-0822-RS3 Resolution Approving the Appointment of the President of The Chicago Multilingual Parents Council to a One-Year Term Adopted
07-0822-RS4 Resolution Approving the Formation of a Title I Parent Involvement Advisory Board Adopted
07-0822-RS5 Resolution Re: Appointment of Student Representative to Local School Council Adopted

Board Rules

07-0822-RU1 Annual Readoption of Board Rules and Amendment, Modification or Repealer of Certain Board Rules in Accordance with Board Rule 2-19 *Adopted

Communications

07-0822-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of September 26, 2007 – 125 S. Clark Street (Board Chamber) *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

07-0822-EX1 Transfer of Funds Adopted
07-0822-EX2 Approve the Expansion of the Regional Gifted Centers for English Language Learners at the Horace Greeley Elementary School, Orozco Elementary School and the Pulaski Fine Arts Academy Adopted
07-0822-EX3 Amend Board Report 03-1217-EX02 Approve, Deny and Extend Consideration of Charter School Proposals Adopted
07-0822-EX4 Amend Board Report 05-0727-EX2 Approve the Naming and Establishment of the Suder Montessori Magnet School Adopted
07-0822-EX5 Amend Board Report 05-0928-EX2 Amend Board Report 05-0126-EX14 Approve the Establishment of John J. Pershing West Magnet School for the Humanities Adopted
07-0822-EX6 Amend Board Report 06-0524-EX6 Amend Board Report 03-0527-EX06 Approve the Granting of a Charter and Entering Into a Charter School Agreement with the Choir Academy Charter School of Chicago Adopted
07-0822-EX7 Amend Board Report 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
07-0822-EX8 Amend Board Report 07-0228-EX4 Amend Board Report 05-1116-EX17 Approve the Establishment of the Catalyst Elementary School – Circle Rock and Approve Entering Into a School Management & Performance Agreement with Catalyst Schools, an Illinois Not for Profit Corporation Adopted
07-0822-EX9 Amend Board Report 07-0328-EX2 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Academy of Communications and Technology Charter School *Adopted
07-0822-EX10 Amend Board Report 07-0523-EX5 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Chicago Charter School Foundation (Chicago International Charter School) Adopted
07-0822-EX11 Amend Board Report 07-0725-EX12 Amend Board Report 06-1115-EX3 Amend Board Report 05-1116-EX10 Amend Board Report 05-0727-EX10 Amend Board Report 05-0126-EX13 Amend Board Report 02-0925-EX02 Approve Charter School Proposal (Aspira Charter School) Adopted
07-0822-EX12 Approve Requirements for the Establishment and Operation of the Advisory Body of the Tarkington School of Excellence Adopted
07-0822-EX13 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Academy for Urban School Leadership to Provide Management Consulting Services and Professional Development Consulting Services (Tarkington School of Excellence) Adopted
07-0822-EX14 Adopt a Renaissance School Performance Plan for Austin Polytechnical Academy Adopted
07-0822-EX15 Adopt a Renaissance School Performance Plan for Collins Academy High School Adopted
07-0822-EX16 Adopt a Renaissance School Performance Plan for Team Englewood Community Academy Adopted
07-0822-EX17 Adopt a Renaissance School Performance Plan for Frazier Prospective International Baccalaureate Magnet School Adopted
07-0822-EX18 Adopt a Renaissance School Performance Plan for Marine Military Academy Adopted
07-0822-EX19 Adjust Attendance Areas for Sauganash Elementary School and Solomon Elementary School Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

07-0822-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for July 2007 Adopted
07-0822-ED2 Approve Application for School Code Modification Adopted
07-0822-ED3 Amend Board Report 07-0627-ED6 Authorize Selected Vendors to Provide Materials and Services to Private Schools in Chicago Pursuant to Various Federal Entitlement Programs Adopted
07-0822-ED4 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Selected Vendors to Provide Consulting Services to Private Schools in Chicago Pursuant to the NCLB Title I Federal Entitlement Program Adopted
07-0822-ED5 Approve Entering Into Agreements with ISBE-Approved Supplemental Educational Service Providers Adopted
07-0822-ED6 Ratify Extending the Agreement with Johns Hopkins University for the Talent Development High School Program Adopted
07-0822-ED7 Authorize Payments to Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy for Illinois Virtual High School Tuition Fees Adopted
07-0822-ED8 Authorize Tuition Payments to Northwestern University for Participants in the Chicago Teaching Fellows Alternative Certification Program Adopted
07-0822-ED9 Approve Paid Leave of Absence for Susan Gustavson to Participate in Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program in Ghana Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

07-0822-PR1 Authorize Payment to Various Newspaper Companies for Newspaper Advertisement Services Adopted
07-0822-PR2 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Office Depot, Inc. and Staples, Inc. for the Purchase of Remanufactured Inkjet and Laser Toner Cartridges and Compatible Inkjet and Laser Toner Cartridges Adopted
07-0822-PR3 Amend Board Report 07-0627-PR13 Ratify Extending the Agreement with Lowery McDonnell Company to Provide Office/Classroom and Library Furniture Adopted
07-0822-PR4 Amend Board Report 07-0725-PR7 Approve the First Extension of the Pre-Qualification Status of Consultants to Provide Environmental Consulting Services Adopted
07-0822-PR5 Approve Exercising the Third Option to Renew the Agreement with Preferred Meal Systems, Inc. for Prepared Meals-Frozen Pre-Plated and Distribution Services Adopted
07-0822-PR6 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Amer-I-Can Enterprises II, Inc. for Mentoring Services Adopted
07-0822-PR7 Approve Entering Into a Vehicle Leasing Agreement with Ryder Truck Rental, Inc. d/b/a Ryder Transportation Services Adopted
07-0822-PR8 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program Adopted
07-0822-PR9 Amend Board Report 06-0628-PR24 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Quantum Crossing LLC for Telecommunications Support Services Adopted
07-0822-PR10 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Relational Technology Services DBA Relational Technology Solutions (RTS) for Consulting and Maintenance Services *Adopted
07-0822-PR11 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Deloitte & Touche LLP for Internal Auditing Services *Adopted
07-0822-PR12 Approve Exercising the 1st Option to Renew the Agreement with AM/FM Broadcasting, Inc. D/B/A – Clear Channel Radio/WGCI Adopted
07-0822-PR13 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with DePaul University, Working in the Schools (WITS), and City Year for Tutoring Services Adopted
07-0822-PR14 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Spark Programs for the Purchase of Recreation Equipment, Curriculum, Training, and Transportation for the Office of Extended Learning Opportunities After-School All-Stars Program Adopted
07-0822-PR15 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Richard Grausman, Careers Through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) FOR Educational Services Adopted
07-0822-PR16 Approve Exercising the Third Option to Renew the Agreement with the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation for Educational Services Adopted
07-0822-PR17 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Veeco Manufacturing, Inc. for the Purchase of Cosmetology Furniture and Equipment Adopted
07-0822-PR18 Amend Board Report 06-1115-PR19 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with CompBenefits Dental Inc. F/K/A CompBenefits Corporation for Dental Maintenance Organization and Administrative Services Adopted
07-0822-PR19 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with R.V. Kuhns & Associates, Inc. for Consulting Adopted
07-0822-PR20 Approve Entering Into Agreements or Renewals with Hearing Officers for Expulsion, Truancy, Tuition Residency, and Board Rule 6-28, 6-29 and 6-30 Hearings Adopted
07-0822-PR21 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Providers to Provide Social, Emotional and Educational Consulting Services (SEL #1) Adopted
07-0822-PR22 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Providers to Provide Social, Emotional and Educational Consulting Services (SEL #2) Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

07-0822-ED10 Approve Modified Restructured School Days and School Calendar at Selected Attendance Centers Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

07-0822-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