Actions: September 24, 2008

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion to Close

08-0924-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

08-0924-AR2 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Pugh Jones Johnson & Quandt, P.C. *Accepted
08-0924-AR3 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Shefsky & Froelich, LTD. *Accepted
08-0924-AR4 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Michelle Johnson-Evans – Case No. 07 WC 13135 *Adopted
08-0924-AR5 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Stormy Urbaszewski -Case No. 06 WC 6236 *Adopted
08-0924-AR6 Authorize Payment of Attorney’s Fees in the Matter of Jovan H. v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

08-0924-EX9 Principal Contracts (A) (Abdal-Saboor, Brown-Hanes, Buzanis, James, Larkin, Podsiadlik, Wilson-Thomas, Snyder) *Adopted
08-0924-EX10 Principal Contracts (B) (Bratton, Madon) *Adopted
08-0924-EX11 Transfer and Appoint Elementary Turnaround Area Instructional Officer, Office of School Turnaround (Patrick H. Baccellieri) *Adopted
08-0924-EX12 Warning Resolution – Nedra Lee, Tenured Teacher, Citywide *Adopted
08-0924-EX13 Warning Resolution – Jean Moore, Tenured Teacher, Walter Reed Elementary School *Adopted
08-0924-EX14 Approve Hearing Officer’s Finding that Pupil is a Non-Resident of the City of Chicago and is Not Entitled to Attend the Chicago Public Schools on a Tuition-Free Basis *Adopted
08-0924-EX15 Remove and Replace the Principal of Brian Piccolo Specialty School and Terminate the Principal’s Contract *Adopted

Reports from the Board of Education

08-0924-RS3 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Removal and Replacement of the Principal of Brian Piccolo Specialty School and the Termination of the Principal’s Contract *Adopted
08-0924-RS4 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Educational Support Personnel *Adopted
08-0924-RS5 Amend Board Report 08-0827-RS16 Amend Board Report 08-0625-RS33 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Probationary Appointed Teachers *Adopted
08-0924-RS6 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Probationary Appointed Teacher *Adopted
08-0924-RS7 Resolution Authorizing the Honorable Termination of Regularly Certified and Appointed Teachers *Adopted
08-0924-RS8 Amend Board Report 08-0602-RS22 Resolution Designating Property Bounded by 86th Street on the North, Burley Avenue on the West, 87th Street on the South and Greenbay Avenue as Extended on the East for the Construction of a New Southeast Area High School and Request to the Public Building Commission to Acquire the Designated Site on Behalf of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted

Resolutions

08-0924-RS1 Resolution Honoring Jeanne L. Nowaczewski, Senior Manager, Recruitment, Office of New Schools Accepted
08-0924-RS2 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies for the Term of Office Ending June 30, 2010 Adopted

Policies

08-0924-PO1 Rescind Board Report 03-0723-PO01 Adopt a New Risk Management Policy *Adopted
08-0924-PO2 Adopt a New Accounts Receivable Policy *Adopted
08-0924-PO3 Adopt a New Policy on School Internal Accounts Management *Adopted

Communications

08-0924-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of October 22, 2008 – 125 S. Clark Street (Board Chamber) *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

08-0924-EX1 Transfer of Funds* * [Note: The complete document will be on File in the Office of the Board] Adopted
08-0924-EX2 Approve Sabbatical Leave Agreement for Appointed Teacher, Brandie Parise, John A Walsh School Adopted
08-0924-EX3 Amend Board Report 07-0627-EX6 Rescind Board Report 06-0322-EX6 and Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Academy for Urban School Leadership to Provide School Turnaround Services at William T. Sherman Elementary School, School of Excellence Withdrawn
08-0924-EX4 Amend Board Report 07-0425-EX4 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Academy for Urban School Leadership to Provide School Turnaround Services at John Harvard Elementary School Withdrawn
08-0924-EX5 Amend Board Report 08-0227-EX33 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Academy for Urban School Leadership to Provide School Turnaround Services at Julia Ward Howe Elementary School Withdrawn
08-0924-EX6 Amend Board Report 08-0227-EX34 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Academy for Urban School Leadership to Provide School Turnaround Services at Morton Career Academy Withdrawn
08-0924-EX7 Amend Board Report 08-0227-EX35 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Academy for Urban School Leadership to Provide School Turnaround Services at Orr Academy Withdrawn
08-0924-EX8 Amend Board Report 08-0602-EX7 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with UNO Charter School *Adopted as amended

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

08-0924-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for August 2008 Adopted
08-0924-ED2 Authorize Tuition Payments to Northeastern Illinois University for Reading Endorsements *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

08-0924-PR1 Ratify Extending the Agreement with All Printing and Graphics, Inc. for the Purchase of Reprographic and Printing Services for the Central Office Departments, Instruction Offices and Schools *Adopted
08-0924-PR2 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Central Audio Visual, Inc. for the Purchase of Audio Visual Equipment *Adopted
08-0924-PR3 Ratify Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Central Poly Corporation for the Purchase of Plastic Trash Liners *Adopted
08-0924-PR4 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Various Vendors for the Purchase of Janitorial Products Withdrawn
08-0924-PR5 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program *Adopted
08-0924-PR6 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Amer-I-Can Enterprises II, Inc. for Mentoring Services Withdrawn
08-0924-PR7 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Extend the Agreement with Chicago School Associates (CSA) for the Program Management Services for the Capital Improvement Program *Adopted
08-0924-PR8 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Hill Environmental Operations, Inc for Building Engineering Services *Adopted
08-0924-PR9 Amend Board Report 08-0602-PR28 Approve Exercising the Final Option to Renew Agreements with Various Vendors for Implementation Services Adopted
08-0924-PR10 Approve Exercising the Annual Option to Renew the Agreement with Hewlett-Packard Company for Hardware and Software Maintenance Services Adopted
08-0924-PR11 Ratify Exercising a Two-Year Option to Renew with Relational Technology Services DBA Relational Technology Solutions (RTS) for Application Maintenance and Programming Support Services Adopted
08-0924-PR12 Ratify Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with AMFM Broadcasting, Inc. *Adopted
08-0924-PR13 Ratify Agreements with Banner Schools and Pathways in Education-Illinois for Alternative Learning Opportunities Program Services *Adopted
08-0924-PR14 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with the Chicago Metro History Education Center for Consulting Services Adopted
08-0924-PR15 Approve Entering Into a Participation Agreement with Stinnette & Brown Development, LLC and Approve Entering into a Construction Escrow Agreement with Chicago Title & Trust Company for the Green Build/Green House Project *Adopted
08-0924-PR16 Ratify Agreements with Various Alternative Safe Schools for Educational Services *Adopted
08-0924-PR17 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Chicago Principals and Administrators Association for Consulting Services *Adopted
08-0924-PR18 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with Mercy Hospital and Medical Center to Provide Occupational Health Services *Adopted
08-0924-PR19 Ratify Third Option to Renew Joint Participation Agreement with New Leaders for New Schools to Provide Principal Internship Program Services Adopted
08-0924-PR20 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Metritech, Inc. for the Purchase of Test Materials and Related Professional Development Services Adopted
08-0924-PR21 Ratify Entering Into an Agreement with the Erikson Institute to Provide Professional Development Consulting Services *Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

08-0924-OP1 Approve Entering Into a Renewal of the Lease Agreement with Commonwealth Edison Company Regarding Use of Space at 125 South Clark Street Accepted
08-0924-OP2 Ratify the Renewal of the Lease Agreement with Betty Shabazz International Charter School for Lease of Cuffe School, 1540 W. 84th Street, Chicago, Illinois Accepted
08-0924-OP3 Ratify the Renewal of the Lease Agreement with Betty Shabazz International Charter School for Lease of a Portion of DuSable High School, 4934 S. Wabash, Chicago, Illinois Accepted
08-0924-OP4 Ratify the Renewal of the Lease Agreement with Kipp Ascend Charter School for Lease of a Portion of Sumner School, 4320 W. Fifth Avenue, Chicago, Illinois Accepted
08-0924-OP5 Ratify a Lease Agreement with Tishman Construction Corporation of Illinois for Use of Space at 125 South Clark *Accepted as amended
08-0924-OP6 Ratify the Renewal of the Lease Agreement with the University of Chicago Charter School for Lease of Donoghue School, 707 E. 37th Street, Chicago, Illinois Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

08-0924-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