Actions: July 23, 2008

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

08-0723-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

08-0723-AR2 Authorized Continued Retention of the Law Firm Pugh Jones Johnson & Quandt, P.C *Accepted
08-0723-AR3 Authorized Continued Retention of the Law Firm Shefsky & Froelich, Ltd. *Accepted
08-0723-AR4 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Andre Earles – Case No. 07 WC 07098 *Adopted
08-0723-AR5 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Mattie Jackson – Case No(s). 03 WC 8186 and 03 WC 8187 *Adopted
08-0723-AR6 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Bruce LaForce – Case No. 06 WC 36607 *Adopted
08-0723-AR7 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Anthony Minneci – Case No. 05 WC 13186 *Adopted
08-0723-AR8 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Jesse Rodriguez – Case No. 91 WC 28311 *Adopted
08-0723-AR9 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Quinn Toney – Case No. 02 WC 65474 *Adopted
08-0723-AR10 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Vivian Torres – Case No. 07 WC 11198 *Adopted
08-0723-AR11 Approve Settlement of Lawsuit by Waiver of Worker’s Compensation Lien Gerald Arena v. Douglas Fritz and Cushing Transport Case No. 04 L 10343 *Adopted
08-0723-AR12 Approve Settlement Agreement with United States Fidelity & Guaranty Company *Adopted
08-0723-AR13 Authorize the Retention of the Pre-Qualified Pool of Appraisers to Act as Expert Witnesses in Connection with Property Tax Appeal Cases *Adopted
08-0723-AR14 Property Tax Appeal Refund – Authorize Settlement for Mid City Plaza LLC’s PTAB Appeal Regarding Its 1 South Halsted Property for Tax Year 2003 *Adopted
08-0723-AR15 Authorize Payment of Attorney’s Fees in the Matter of James I. v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted
08-0723-AR16 Appoint Assistant General Counsel, Department of Law (Daymon L. Ruttenberg) *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

08-0723-EX17 Principal Contracts (A) (Brunson-Allen, Kim, Kotz, Mason, Moore, Ocon, Panagakis, Prather-Hawk, Rempa, Szkapiak, Williams, Uwumarogie) *Adopted
08-0723-EX18 Principal Contracts (B) (Boston, Edwards, Johnson, Miller, Theodore) *Adopted
08-0723-EX19 Transfer and Appoint High School Turnaround Area Instruction Officer, Office of School Turnaround (Donald J. Fraynd) *Adopted
08-0723-EX20 Warning Resolution - Samuel Good, Tenured Teacher, Gallistel Language Academy *Adopted
08-0723-EX21 Warning Resolution - Carol Hudson, Tenured Teacher, A.N. Pritzker Elementary School *Adopted
08-0723-EX22 Warning Resolution - Holly Makanoeich, Tenured Teacher, Amundsen High School *Adopted
08-0723-EX23 Warning Resolution - Fikre Negussie, Tenured Teacher, Morgan Park High School *Adopted
08-0723-EX24 Warning Resolution - Linda Tart, Tenured Teacher, Key Elementary School *Adopted
08-0723-EX25 Warning Resolution - Jocelyn Taylor, Tenured Teacher, Trumbull Elementary School *Adopted

Reports from the Board of Education

08-0723-RS6 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Educational Support Personnel *Adopted
08-0723-RS7 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Probationary Appointed Teachers *Adopted

Motions

08-0723-MO2 Motion Re: Approval of Record of Proceedings (January 2008 through June 2008) *Adopted
08-0723-MO3 Motion Re: Adopt and Maintain as Confidential all Existing Closed Session Minutes (July 1995 through June 2008) *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

08-0723-OP1 Approve Entering Into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Chicago and the Public Building Commission Regarding the Conveyance of Land Adjoining Inter-American School and the Use of New Garage Space for Inter-American School *Adopted
08-0723-OP2 Approve Entering Into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Chicago Park District for the Conveyance of Land and the Use of Certain Athletic Facilities to be Constructed as Part of the New South Shore School North Campus *Adopted

Unfinished Business - June 25, 2008 Board Meeting

08-0625-RS1 Memorial Resolution Honoring Mercedes A. Laing *Accepted

Unfinished Business - June 25, 2008 Board Meeting

08-0625-EX7 Amend Board Report 07-1024-EX13 Approve the Establishment of the Hope Chicago School and Entering Into a School Management and Performance Agreement with Hope Institute, an Illinois Not-For-Profit Corporation and Approve Entering Into a Professional Services Agreement with Hope Institute, Inc., for an Autism Pilot Program *Adopted

Resolutions

08-0723-RS1 Resolution Honoring Laurence B. Stanton Officer, Strategy and Planning Accepted
08-0723-RS2 Resolution Re: Cora J. Suddoth Retired Principal of Eugene Field Elementary School Accepted
08-0723-RS3 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied by the Board for the Year 2007 to Pay Debt Service on Public Building Commission of Chicago, Building Revenue Bonds, Series A of 1992 (Board of Education of the City of Chicago) *Adopted
08-0723-RS4 Resolution Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied by the Board for the Year 2007 to Pay Debt Service on Public Building Commission of Chicago, Building Revenue Bonds, Series A of 1993 (Board of Education of the City of Chicago) and Public Building Commission of Chicago, Building Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series B of 1999 (Chicago School Reform Board of Trustees of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago, Illinois) *Adopted
08-0723-RS5 Amend Board Report 08-0625-RS29 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to Local School Councils for Terms of Office Beginning July 1, 2008 and Ending June 30, 2010 Adopted

Policies

08-0723-PO1 Amend Board Report 00-1025-PO3 Policy and Procedures for Interviewing Students in Chicago Public Schools *Adopted as amended
08-0723-PO2 Amend Board Report 05-0126-PO3 Adopt a New Policy on the Reporting of Child Abuse and Child Neglect *Adopted as amended
08-0723-PO3 Rescind Board Report 95-1220-PO1 and Adopt a New Policy on Behavioral Interventions, Physical Restraints and Isolated Time Outs for Students with Disabilities *Adopted
08-0723-PO4 Adopt a New Policy on the Use of Momentary Physical Interventions with Students *Adopted
08-0723-PO5 Adopt Student Code of Conduct for Chicago Public Schools for the 2008-2009 School Year *Adopted as amended

Communications

08-0723-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of August 27, 2008 – 125 S. Clark Street (Board Chamber) *No action
08-0723-CO2 Communication Re: Filing of 2008-2009 Proposed Budget *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

08-0723-EX1 Transfer of Funds* *[Note: The complete document will be on File in the Office of the Board] Adopted
08-0723-EX2 Amend Board Report 08-0326-EX2 Approve the Establishment and Opening of a New Elementary Magnet School to be Known as Sir Miles Davis Magnet Academy *Adopted
08-0723-EX3 Amend Board Report 08-0326-EX3 Approve the Establishment and Opening of a New Elementary Magnet School to be Known as LaSalle II Magnet School *Adopted
08-0723-EX4 Amend Board Report 08-0326-EX4 Designate Joshua D. Kershaw Elementary School as a Magnet School, Change the School’s Educational Focus to an International Baccalaureate Programme and Change the School’s Name to Joshua D. Kershaw Elementary Magnet School *Adopted
08-0723-EX5 Amend Board Report 08-0326-EX5 Designate Oscar Mayer Elementary School as a Magnet School with Attendance Boundaries, Change the School’s Educational Focus to an International Baccalaureate Programme and Montessori Program and Change the School’s Name to Oscar Mayer Magnet School *Adopted
08-0723-EX6 Amend Board Report 08-0326-EX10 Amend Board Report *Adopted
08-0723-EX7 Approve the Submission of the City of Chicago SD 299 Title I District Plan as Required for Districts Receiving Title I Funds Under the Federal No Child Left Behind Act Adopted
08-0723-EX8 Authorize and Ratify Payments to Selected Vendors for Materials and Services to Private Schools in Chicago Pursuant to Various Federal Entitlement Programs Adopted
08-0723-EX9 Approve Sabbatical Leave Agreement for Appointed Teacher, Ronald Barbercheck, Walter L Newberry Math/Science Academy Adopted
08-0723-EX10 Approve Sabbatical Leave Agreement for Appointed Teacher, Martha Romo, David G. Farragut Career Academy HS Adopted
08-0723-EX11 Amend Board Report 08-0326-EX7 Amend Board Report *Adopted
08-0723-EX12 Amend Board Report 08-0423-EX8 Amend Board Report *Adopted
08-0723-EX13 Amend Board Report 08-0602-EX6 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Passages Charter School *Adopted
08-0723-EX14 Adopt a Renaissance School Performance Plan for Burroughs II Elementary School Withdrawn
08-0723-EX15 Adopt a Renaissance School Performance Plan for Disney II Magnet School Adopted
08-0723-EX16 Adopt a Renaissance School Performance Plan for Virtual Opportunities Inside a School Environment (VOISE) Academy High School Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

08-0723-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for June 2008 Adopted
08-0723-ED2 Approve Tuition Payments, Book Fees, Lab Fees and Materials Fees to Colleges and Universities Participating in the College Bridge and College Excel Programs Adopted
08-0723-ED3 Approve Entering Into a Memorandum of Understanding with Chicago Charter School Foundation (Chicago International Charter School) to Participate in the REAL Program Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

08-0723-PR1 Approve Entering Into a Software License and Services Agreement with the Library Corporation for an Integrated Library System Adopted
08-0723-PR2 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Various Janitorial Vendors for the Purchase of Bathroom Tissue and Dispenser Products *Adopted
08-0723-PR3 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Various Janitorial Vendors for the Purchase of Hand Care/Soap Refills and Dispenser Products *Adopted
08-0723-PR4 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Various Janitorial Vendors for the Purchase of Towels and Dispensers and Hand Dryer Products *Adopted
08-0723-PR5 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Fedex Kinko’s Office and Print Services, Inc. for the Purchase of Reprographic/Copy Services Withdrawn
08-0723-PR6 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program *Adopted
08-0723-PR7 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Cal Amp Datacom, Inc. for Student Transportation Services Fleet Management Global Positioning System and Student Tracking System *Adopted
08-0723-PR8 Approve Exercising the Option to Extend the Agreement with Dunbar Armored, Inc. Adopted
08-0723-PR9 Ratify Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Industrial Fence, Inc. for Wood and Steel Fencing Installation and Removal Services Adopted
08-0723-PR10 Ratify Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Speedy Gonzalez Landscaping, Inc. for New Landscaping and Irrigation Systems Installation Services Adopted
08-0723-PR11 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Transpar Management Services, L.L.C. Adopted
08-0723-PR12 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with C&M JV1 Company Ltd. for Milk Supply and Delivery Services *Adopted
08-0723-PR13 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Preferred Meal Systems for Prepared Meals – Frozen Preplates and Distribution Services *Adopted
08-0723-PR14 Approve Entering Into a New Agreement with Gartner Group for Subscription Services *Adopted
08-0723-PR15 Approve Exercising the First and Second Options to Renew Two Agreements with Quantum Crossings, LLC for Telecommunications Maintenance, Cabling, and Services for Moves, Adds and Changes *Adopted
08-0723-PR16 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with Wireless Generation for Consulting Services and Software Licenses Adopted
08-0723-PR17 Ratify Exercising the Option to Renew the Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Chicago – Department of Cultural Affairs for the Gallery 37 Center Arts Project Adopted
08-0723-PR18 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Oracle Corporation for PeopleSoft Professional Development Services Adopted
08-0723-PR19 Approve Entering Into a Teacher Referral and Support Agreement with Inner-City Teaching Corps of America Adopted
08-0723-PR20 Approve Exercising First Option to Renew the Agreement with the GoKnow Learning, Inc. for Software and Professional Development Services Adopted
08-0723-PR21 Amend Board Report 07-1219-PR22 Ratify Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the University of Chicago for Professional Development Consulting Services *Adopted
08-0723-PR22 Amend Board Report 07-0627-PR40 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with VCG Uniforms for Purchase of Security Uniforms *Adopted
08-0723-PR23 Approve Payment to Columbia College Chicago Center for Community Arts Partnerships for Consulting Services (Sabin Magnet School) Adopted
08-0723-PR24 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Father Flanagan’s Boy’s Home for Training, Evaluation and Certification Services *Adopted
08-0723-PR25 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with the University of Chicago for Consulting Services Provided by the Chapin Hall Center for Children Adopted

Reports from the Education Officer

08-0723-ED4 Approve Modified 2008-2009 Regular School Year Calendars at Certain Attendance Centers *Accepted

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Reports from the General Counsel

08-0723-ED4 Approve Modified 2008-2009 Regular School Year Calendars at Certain Attendance Centers *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