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					                                AGENDA

                     THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

                                OF THE

             EAST CLEVELAND CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

                     REGULAR BOARD MEETING

                BOARD PRESIDENT – MRS. BARBARA JEFFRIES




HERITAGE MIDDLE SCHOOL - 7:00 P.M.           MONDAY, MAY 14, 2007




I.     PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG



II.    ROLL CALL BY TREASURER



III.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES -      REGULAR MEETING -       APRIL 16, 2007
                                  SPECIAL MEETING -       APRIL 05, 2007
                                                          APRIL 09, 2007
                                                          APRIL 23, 2007
                                                          APRIL 25, 2007


IV.    COMMUNICATIONS




V.     OPEN DISCUSSION OF AGENDA ITEMS
AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                    Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                           East Cleveland City School District
                                                            May 14, 2007

VI. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES
       A. Buildings and Grounds                       Mr. Abdul Shaheed Jabbaar
                                                      Mr. Edward E. Parker


            1.     RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH AND PAYMENT TO
                   E BLUEPRINT

                   WHEREAS, the East Cleveland City School District will contract with E
                   Blueprint to provide blueprinting services for East Cleveland City Schools’
                   Construction Project at a cost of $9,000.00; therefore, be it

                   RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to encumber and pay an
                   amount not to exceed $9,000.00 for said services from the Project Fund-001.

            2.     RESOLUTION TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO EAST-WEST
                   CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR GENERAL TRADES WORK AT
                   CALEDONIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

                   WHEREAS, by previous resolution this Board entered into an agreement with the
                   Ohio Schools Facilities Commission (OSFC) to renovate and reconstruct schools,
                   and

                   WHEREAS, the reconstruction of Caledonia Elementary School is required as
                   part of the Master Plan Agreement, and

                   WHEREAS, the installation of General Trades Work is required as part of the
                   agreement, and

                   WHEREAS, this Board previously approved of the contract documents for
                   Caledonia Elementary School, and

                   WHEREAS, East-West Construction Company was the lowest responsible bidder
                   for General Trades Work, and

                   WHEREAS, on April 23, 2007 representatives from East-West Construction
                   Company met with the Architect, the Construction Manager, and District
                   Representatives to review compliance with the bid documents for the General
                   Trades Work package, therefore be it

                   RESOLVED, that the East Cleveland City School District Board of Education
                   hereby issues a contract to East-West Construction Company in the amount of
                   $5,775,000.00 for the General Trades package, and further be it

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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                      Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                             East Cleveland City School District
                                                              May 14, 2007

                   RESOLVED, this Board authorizes the Treasurer to issue payment to East-West
                   Construction Company payable from Project funds in accordance with the contract
                   documents.

            3.     RESOLUTION TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO TOM SEXTON AND
                   ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR FURNITURE AND EQUIPMENT AT CALEDONIA
                   ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

                   WHEREAS, by previous resolution this Board entered into an agreement with the
                   Ohio Schools Facilities Commission (OSFC) to renovate and reconstruct schools,
                   and

                   WHEREAS, the reconstruction of Caledonia Elementary School is required as
                   part of the Master Plan Agreement, and

                   WHEREAS, the installation of furniture and equipment is required as part of the
                   agreement, and

                   WHEREAS, this Board previously approved of the contract documents for
                   Caledonia Elementary School, and

                   WHEREAS, Tom Sexton and Associates, Inc. was the lowest responsible bidder
                   for the furniture and equipment package, and

                   WHEREAS, on April 23, 2007 representatives from Tom Sexton and Associates,
                   Inc. met with the Architect, the Construction Manager, and District
                   Representatives to review compliance with the bid documents for the furniture and
                   equipment package, therefore be it

                   RESOLVED, that the East Cleveland City School District Board of Education
                   hereby issues a contract to Tom Sexton and Associates, Inc., in the amount of
                   $217,834.00 for the installation of furniture and equipment, and be it

                   RESOLVED, that by accepting the bid of Tom Sexton and Associates, Inc. the
                   Board expressly waives the clerical error cited by the Contractor in their failure to
                   acknowledge the receipt of Addendum #7 as a non-material irregularity, and

                   BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that their bid price did include any work related
                   to the bid package in their original bid price

                   THEREFORE        BE IT   RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to
                   issue payment to Tom Sexton and Associates, Inc. payable from Project funds in
                   accordance with the contract documents.



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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                    Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                           East Cleveland City School District
                                                            May 14, 2007

            4.     RESOLUTION TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO SOEHNLEN PIPING
                   COMPANY FOR PLUMBING WORK AT CALEDONIA ELEMENTARY
                   SCHOOL

                   WHEREAS, by previous resolution this Board entered into an agreement with the
                   Ohio Schools Facilities Commission (OSFC) to renovate and reconstruct schools,
                   and

                   WHEREAS, the reconstruction of Caledonia Elementary School is required as
                   part of the Master Plan Agreement, and

                   WHEREAS, the installation of Plumbing work is required as part of the
                   agreement, and

                   WHEREAS, this Board previously approved of the contract documents for
                   Caledonia Elementary School, and

                   WHEREAS, Soehnlen Piping Company was the lowest responsible bidder for the
                   plumbing package, and

                   WHEREAS, on April 23, 2007 representatives from Soehnlen Piping Company
                   met with the Architect, the Construction Manager, and District Representatives to
                   review compliance with the bid documents for the General Trades Work package,
                   therefore be it

                   RESOLVED, that the East Cleveland City School District Board of Education
                   hereby issues a contract to Soehnlen Piping Company in the amount of
                   $364,800.00 for the General Trades package, and further be it

                   RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to issue payment to
                   Soehnlen Piping Company payable from Project funds in accordance with the
                   contract documents.

            5.     RESOLUTION TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO MAC MECHANICAL
                   CORPORATION FOR FIRE PROTECTION WORK AT CALEDONIA
                   ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

                   WHEREAS, by previous resolution this Board entered into an agreement with the
                   Ohio Schools Facilities Commission (OSFC) to renovate and reconstruct schools,
                   and

                   WHEREAS, the reconstruction of Caledonia Elementary School is required as
                   part of the Master Plan Agreement, and



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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                   Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                          East Cleveland City School District
                                                           May 14, 2007

                   WHEREAS, the installation of fire protection work is required as part of the
                   agreement, and

                   WHEREAS, this Board previously approved of the contract documents for
                   Caledonia Elementary School, and

                   WHEREAS, Mac Mechanical Corporation was the lowest responsible bidder for
                   the fire protection package, and

                   WHEREAS, on April 20, 2007 representatives from Mac Mechanical Corporation
                   met with the Architect, the Construction Manager, and District Representatives to
                   review compliance with the bid documents for the fire protection package,
                   therefore be it

                   RESOLVED, that the East Cleveland City School District Board of Education
                   hereby issues a contract to Mac Mechanical Corporation in the amount of
                   $116,200.00 for the installation of a fire protection package, and further be it

                   RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to issue payment to Mac
                   Mechanical Corporation payable from Project funds in accordance with the
                   contract documents.

            6.     RESOLUTION TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO TOM SEXTON AND
                   ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR FURNITURE AND EQUIPMENT AT MAYFAIR
                   ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

                   WHEREAS, by previous resolution this Board entered into an agreement with the
                   Ohio Schools Facilities Commission (OSFC) to renovate and reconstruct schools,
                   and

                   WHEREAS, the reconstruction of Mayfair Elementary School is required as part
                   of the Master Plan Agreement, and

                   WHEREAS, the installation of furniture and equipment is required as part of the
                   agreement, and

                   WHEREAS, this Board previously approved of the contract documents for
                   Mayfair Elementary School, and

                   WHEREAS, Tom Sexton and Associates, Inc. was the lowest responsible bidder
                   for the furniture and equipment package, and

                   WHEREAS, on April 10, 2007 representatives from Tom Sexton and Associates,
                   Inc. met with the Architect, the Construction Manager, and District
                   Representatives to review compliance with the bid documents for the furniture and
                   equipment package, therefore be it
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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                      Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                             East Cleveland City School District
                                                              May 14, 2007


                   RESOLVED, that the East Cleveland City School District Board of Education
                   hereby issues a contract to Tom Sexton and Associates, Inc., in the amount of
                   $188,133.00 for the installation of furniture and equipment, and further be it

                   RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to issue payment to Tom
                   Sexton and Associates, Inc. payable from Project funds in accordance with the
                   contract documents.

            7.     RESOLUTION TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO MILES MECHANICAL FOR
                   HVAC WORK AT CALEDONIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

                   WHEREAS, by previous resolution this Board entered into an agreement with the
                   Ohio Schools Facilities Commission (OSFC) to renovate and reconstruct schools,
                   and

                   WHEREAS, the reconstruction of Caledonia Elementary School is required as
                   part of the Master Plan Agreement, and

                   WHEREAS, the installation of an HVAC package is required as part of the
                   agreement, and

                   WHEREAS, this Board previously approved of the contract documents for
                   Caledonia Elementary School, and

                   WHEREAS, Miles Mechanical was the lowest responsible bidder for the HVAC
                   package, and

                   WHEREAS, on April 20, 2007 representatives from Miles Mechanical met with
                   the Architect, the Construction Manager, and District Representatives to review
                   compliance with the bid documents for the HVAC package, therefore be it

                   RESOLVED, that the East Cleveland City School District Board of Education
                   hereby issues a contract to Miles Mechanical in the amount of $1,078,000.00 for
                   the installation of an HVAC package, and further be it

                   RESOLVED, that by accepting the bid of Miles Mechanical the Board expressly
                   waives the clerical error cited by the Contractor in their failure to acknowledge the
                   receipt of Addenda #6 and #7 as a non-material irregularity, and

                   BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that their bid price did include any work related
                   to the bid package in their original bid price

                   RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to issue payment to Miles
                   Mechanical payable from Project funds in accordance with the contract
                   documents.
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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                    Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                           East Cleveland City School District
                                                            May 14, 2007


            8.     RESOLUTION TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO R. J. MARTIN FOR
                   ELECTRICAL PACKAGE AT CALEDONIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

                   WHEREAS, by previous resolution this Board entered into an agreement with the
                   Ohio Schools Facilities Commission (OSFC) to renovate and reconstruct schools,
                   and

                   WHEREAS, the reconstruction of Caledonia Elementary School is required as
                   part of the Master Plan Agreement, and

                   WHEREAS, the installation of electrical work is required as part of the
                   agreement, and

                   WHEREAS, this Board previously approved of the contract documents for
                   Caledonia Elementary School, and

                   WHEREAS, R. J. Martin was the lowest responsible bidder for the electrical
                   work, and

                   WHEREAS, on April 23, 2007 representatives from R. J. Martin met with the
                   Architect, the Construction Manager, and District Representatives to review
                   compliance with the bid documents for electrical work, therefore be it

                   RESOLVED, that the East Cleveland City School District Board of Education
                   hereby issues a contract to R. J. Martin in the amount of $975,000.00 for the
                   installation of electrical package, and further be it

                   RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to issue payment to R. J.
                   Martin payable from project funds in accordance with the contract documents.

            9.     RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH AND PAYMENT TO
                   M.A.G. CONTRACTORS

                   WHEREAS, the East Cleveland City School District will contract with M.A.G.
                   Contractors to remove football goal posts and footers at the Shaw High School
                   Stadium during May 2007 at a cost of $5,000.00; therefore, be it

                   RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to encumber and pay an
                   amount not to exceed $5,000.00 for said services from the Maintenance Fund-423.




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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                    Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                           East Cleveland City School District
                                                            May 14, 2007

            10. RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH AND PAYMENT TO
                EXECUTIVE TRANSFER AND STORAGE

                   WHEREAS, the East Cleveland City School District will contract with Executive
                   Transfer and Storage to relocate all 7th grade furniture and equipment at Superior
                   Elementary School to Heritage Middle School throughout June 2007 at a cost of
                   $3,750.00; therefore, be it

                   RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to encumber and pay an
                   amount not to exceed $3,750.00 for said services from the Building Project Fund-
                   410.

            11. RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH AND PAYMENT TO
                COMMERCIAL WARD SPACE SOLUTIONS

                   WHEREAS, the East Cleveland City School District will contract with
                   Commercial Ward Space Solutions to relocate all 8th grade furniture and
                   equipment at Superior Elementary School to Heritage Middle School throughout
                   June 2007 at a cost of $9,400.00; therefore, be it

                   RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to encumber and pay an
                   amount not to exceed $9,400.00 for said services from the Building Project Fund-
                   410.

            12. RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH AND PAYMENT TO
                COMMERCIAL MOVERS

                   WHEREAS, the East Cleveland City School District will contract with
                   Commercial Movers to relocate all K through 6th grade furniture and equipment at
                   Caledonia Elementary School to Prospect Elementary School and all 7th grade
                   furniture to Heritage Middle School throughout June 2007 at a cost of $9,800.00;
                   therefore, be it

                   RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to encumber and pay an
                   amount not to exceed $9,800.00 for said services from the Building Project Fund-
                   410.




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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                   Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                          East Cleveland City School District
                                                           May 14, 2007

            13. RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH AND PAYMENT TO
                COMMERCIAL WARD SPACE SOLUTIONS

                   WHEREAS, the East Cleveland City School District will contract with
                   Commercial Ward Space Solutions to relocate all K through 6th grade furniture
                   and equipment at Rozelle Elementary School to Mayfair Elementary School and
                   all 7th grade furniture and equipment to Heritage Middle School throughout June
                   2007 at a cost of $9,750.00; therefore, be it

                   RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to encumber and pay an
                   amount not to exceed $9,750.00 for said services from the Building Project Fund-
                   410.

            14. RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH AND PAYMENT TO
                COMMERCIAL WARD SPACE SOLUTIONS

                   WHEREAS, the East Cleveland City School District will contract with
                   Commercial Ward Space Solutions to relocate all excess equipment, furniture,
                   table and chairs at Caledonia Elementary School to Rozelle Elementary School
                   throughout June 2007 at a cost of $7,800.00; therefore, be it

                   RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to encumber and pay an
                   amount not to exceed $7,800.00 for said services from the Building Project Fund-
                   410.

            15. RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH AND PAYMENT TO
                COMMERCIAL MOVERS

                   WHEREAS, the East Cleveland City School District will contract with
                   Commercial Movers to relocate Preschool furniture and equipment at Prospect
                   Elementary School to Superior Elementary School and all 7th grade furniture to
                   Heritage Middle School throughout June 2007 at a cost of $9,400.00; therefore, be
                   it

                   RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to encumber and pay an
                   amount not to exceed $9,400.00 for said services from the Building Project Fund-
                   410.




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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                    Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                           East Cleveland City School District
                                                            May 14, 2007



VI. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES
       B.      EDUCATION                                    Mr. Terrance Hood
                                                            Mr. Abdul Shaheed Jabbaar

              1.      RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH AND PAYMENT TO
                      WVIZ/IDEASTREAM

                      WHEREAS, the East Cleveland City School District will contract with
                      WVIZ/Ideastream to provide “The Computer for Personal Productivity K-5”
                      online course for professional development May 23, 2007 through July 3, 2007
                      at a cost of $5,000.00; therefore, be it

                      RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to encumber and pay an
                      amount not to exceed $5,000.00 for said services from the Building Blocks
                      Fund-001.

              2.      RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH AND PAYMENT TO
                      MAD SCIENCE OF CLEVELAND

                      WHEREAS, the East Cleveland City School District contracted with Mad
                      Science of Cleveland to provide in-class science enrichment field trips including
                      hands-on methods and science discovery for students in grades 4 through 6 at all
                      elementary schools from January 8, 2007 through June 8, 2007 at a cost of
                      $28,800.00; and

                      WHEREAS, an additional 14 classes were added to the original contract for the
                      purpose of including more students; therefore, be it

                      RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to encumber and pay an
                      amount not to exceed $1,400.00 for said services from the School Improvement-
                      572 and Title II-A-590 Funds.




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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                    Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                           East Cleveland City School District
                                                            May 14, 2007

              3.      RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH AND PAYMENT TO
                      WHIP APPEAL LEATHER, INC.

                      WHEREAS, the East Cleveland Board of Education has adopted CAMPUS
                      WEAR as the dress code for students enrolled in the East Cleveland City School
                      District, and

                      WHEREAS, male students in grades seven through twelve are required to wear
                      neckties, and

                      WHEREAS, the Education Committee has received three quotes for the
                      purchase of said neckties;

                      THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Whip Appeal Leather, Inc. will provide
                      3,000 customized ties at a cost of $3.50 each, and

                      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the East Cleveland Board of Education
                      will purchase student neckties for an amount not to exceed $11,287.50 from the
                      General Fund-001.

              4.      RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH AND PAYMENT TO
                      EXECUTIVE CATERERS AT LANDERHAVEN

                      WHEREAS, the East Cleveland City School District will contract with
                      Executive Caterers at Landerhaven to provide catering services for an end of the
                      year meeting at Heritage Middle School on June 6, 2007 at a cost of $7,000.00;
                      therefore, be it

                      RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to encumber and pay an
                      amount not to exceed $7,000.00 for said services from the Title II-A Fund-590.

              5.      RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH AND PAYMENT TO
                      CHESS FOR SUCCESS

                      WHEREAS, East Cleveland City Schools will contract with Chess for Success
                      to provide 1.5 hours of chess instruction for twenty five (25) 21st Century
                      Summer Enrichment students Monday through Friday for six weeks at
                      Chambers Elementary School from June 18, 2007 through July 27, 2007 at a
                      cost of $2,500.00; therefore, be it

                      RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to encumber and pay an
                      amount not to exceed $2,500.00 for said services from the New Five Schools’
                      Twenty First Century Community Learning Fund-599.

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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                   Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                          East Cleveland City School District
                                                           May 14, 2007

               6.      RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH AND PAYMENT TO
                       RELL-E-RELL PRODUCTIONS

                       WHEREAS, the East Cleveland City School District will contract with Rell-E-
                       Rell Productions to provide five hours of disc jockey services for the Shaw High
                       School Senior Prom at the Inter-Continental Hotel, Cleveland, OH. May 25,
                       2007 at a cost of $400.00, therefore, be it

                       RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to encumber and pay an
                       amount not to exceed $400.00 for said services from Senior Class Fund-200.




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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                    Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                           East Cleveland City School District
                                                            May 14, 2007

VI. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES
       C. Finance                                                  Mr. Terrance Hood


              1.      RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH AND PAYMENT TO
                      SAMIA TRANSPORTATION

                      WHEREAS, the East Cleveland City School District will contract with Samia
                      Transportation to provide transportation services to the parents of special needs
                      students participating in child centered therapy, skills development, and behavior
                      management programs at the student’s location of services during the 20006-
                      2007 school year at a cost not to exceed $10,000.00 therefore, be it

                      RESOLVED, that the Board authorizes the Treasurer to pay an amount not to
                      exceed $10,000.00 for said services from the IDEA Fund-516.


              2.      RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT AND APPROVE THE APPROPRIATION OF
                      THE PARENT MENTOR ENGAGEMENT MINI GRANT #019-9725
                      FROM THE EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER OF CUYAHOGA
                      COUNTY

                      WHEREAS, the East Cleveland City School District has received a local grant
                      award of $500.00 from the Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County, and

                      WHEREAS, the grant proceeds are to be used for workshop supplies, therefore
                      be it

                      RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the East Cleveland City School
                      District hereby accepts and approves the appropriation of the Parent Mentor
                      Engagement Mini Grant in the amount of $500.00.




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Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                             East Cleveland City School District
                                                              May 14, 2007

              3.      RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT AND APPROVE THE APPROPRIATION OF
                      THE OHSTI IMPLEMENTATION GRANT #019-9708 FROM THE
                      KNOWLEDGEWORKS FOUNDATION

                      WHEREAS, the East Cleveland City School District has received a local grant
                      award of $32,000.00 from the Knowledge Works Foundation, and

                      WHEREAS, the grant proceeds of $30,000.00 is an incentive cash grant and
                      $2,000.00 is an honorarium to the small schools for completed data capture
                      templates and is to be used at Global Communications and Creative Arts High
                      School, Shaw Academy, Law, Public Safety and Human Relations High School
                      and Shaw High School of Medicine, Science and Technology, therefore be it

                      RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the East Cleveland City School
                      District hereby accepts and approves the appropriation of the OHSTI
                      Implementation Grant in the amount of $32,000.00.

              4.      RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE TRANSFER OF FUNDS FROM #010-
                      9001 CLASSROOM FACILITIES- LOCAL ACCOUNTS TO #010-0000
                      CLASSROOM FACILITIES – LOCAL INTEREST ACCOUNT

                      WHEREAS, it is necessary to transfer the sum of $2,688,066.01 from the
                      Classroom Facilities – Local Construction Account #010-9001 to the Classroom
                      Facilities – Local Construction Interest Account #010-0000, and

                      WHEREAS, it is necessary to make this transfer for the purpose of safeguarding
                      the interest from being spent prior to the time required, and

                      WHEREAS, the funds will be transferred back to #010-9001 once all local
                      funds have been depleted, therefore be it

                      RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the East Cleveland City School
                      District authorizes the treasurer to make such transfer of funds.

              5.      RESOLUTION TO INCREASE             THE   APPROPRIATION          FOR THE   CORE
                      IMPLEMENTATION GRANT

                      WHEREAS, it is necessary to increase the permanent appropriation to include
                      #499-9702, CORE Implementation Grant in the amount of $48,726.00, and

                      WHEREAS, this grant is for the purpose of supporting high school mathematics
                      and science programs, therefore be it



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Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                            East Cleveland City School District
                                                             May 14, 2007



                      RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the East Cleveland City School
                      District approves the increase in the permanent appropriation. (See Exhibit #1.)

              6.      RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE AMOUNTS AND RATES AS
                      DETERMINED BY THE BUDGET COMMISSION AND AUTHORIZING
                      THE NECESSARY TAX LEVIES AND CERTIFYING THEM TO THE
                      COUNTY AUDITOR

                      WHEREAS, it is mandatory for a Board of Education to adopt the Tax Rate
                      Resolution for tax year 2008, therefore be it

                      RESOLVED, that the Cuyahoga County Budget Commission has set these rates
                      for the East Cleveland City School District and, be it further

                      RESOLVED, that this Board of Education authorizes the Treasurer of the East
                      Cleveland City School District to file such Tax Rate Resolution with the
                      Cuyahoga County Budget Commission following adoption by the Board of
                      Education. (See Exhibit #2.)

              7.      RESOLUTION TO APPROVE ADVANCES                   FROM THE        GENERAL FUND
                      TO VARIOUS OTHER FUNDS

                      WHEREAS, it is necessary to advance money from the #001 General Fund to
                      cover the anticipated negative fund balance of other funds of the East Cleveland
                      City School District as follows:

                                        #524-9700   Carl D. Perkins Grant          10,308.04

                                        #516-9702   Title VI-B Grant                   2,157.46,

                      therefore be it

                      RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the East Cleveland City School
                      District approves the advance of money into various other funds of the District
                      to avert a negative balance in those funds.




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Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                            East Cleveland City School District
                                                             May 14, 2007

              8.      RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE “THEN AND NOW” CERTIFICATE
                      FOR LAKESHORE NORTHEAST OHIO COMPUTER SERVICES
                      (LNOCA)
                      WHEREAS, it is necessary to approve an invoice in the amount of $14,305.34
                      dated May 4, 2007 from LNOCA, and

                      WHEREAS, the treasurer certifies that the funds were available at the time of
                      the purchase and the funds remain available as of this date, therefore be it

                      RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the East Cleveland City School
                      District approves the “Then and Now” Certificate and authorizes the treasurer to
                      pay said obligation.

              9.      RESOLUTION TO APPROVE              THE   “THEN     AND   NOW” CERTIFICATE
                      FOR TALLY GENICOM

                      WHEREAS, it is necessary to approve the invoices in the amount of $5,475.00
                      and $1,825.00 dated November 10, 2006 from Tally Genicom, and

                      Whereas, the treasurer certifies that the funds were available at the time of the
                      purchase and the funds remain available as of this date, therefore be it

                      RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the East Cleveland City School
                      District approves the “Then and Now” Certificate and authorizes the treasurer to
                      pay said obligation.

              10.     RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE “THEN                    AND   NOW” CERTIFICATE
                      FOR SAMIA TRANSPORTATION

                      WHEREAS, it is necessary to approve the invoices in the amount of $2940.00
                      dated 01-08-07 to 03-29-07, $3502.00 dated 08-21-06, $20,871.00 dated 03-26-
                      07 to 04-06-07 and $13,191.00 dated 04-09-07 to 04-20-07 from Samia
                      Transportation, and

                      WHEREAS, the treasurer certifies that the funds were available at the time of
                      the purchase and the funds remain available as of this date, therefore be it

                      RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the East Cleveland City School
                      District approves the “Then and Now” Certificate and authorizes the treasurer to
                      pay said obligation.




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 AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                    Board of Education
 Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                           East Cleveland City School District
                                                             May 14, 2007


11.
            A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED
            $7,000,000 SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2007,
            AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A BOND PURCHASE AGREEMENT
            APPROPRIATE FOR THE SALE OF THE BONDS, AUTHORIZING THE
            EXECUTION OF A PAYING AGENT AGREEMENT, AUTHORIZING THE
            EXECUTION OF A CERTIFICATE OF AWARD CONTAINING THE FINAL
            TERMS OF THE BONDS, AUTHORIZING THE DISTRIBUTION OF AN
            OFFICAL STATEMENT, AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN
            ESCROW DEPOSIT AGREEMENT SECURING THE REFUNDED BONDS AND
            ANY OTHER NECESSARY DOCUMENTS.

            WHEREAS, pursuant to a resolution heretofore duly adopted by this Board of
            Education, an election was held on November 4, 1997, upon the question of issuing
            bonds in the sum of $10,560,000 for the purpose of paying the local share of school
            construction under the State of Ohio Classroom Facilities Assistance Program, and
            levying a tax outside of the ten-mill limitation to pay the principal of and interest on
            such bonds, of which election due notice was given according to law and at which
            election a requisite majority of the electors voting on said proposition voted in favor
            thereof; and

            WHEREAS, the treasurer of this Board of Education heretofore certified that the
            maximum maturity of said bonds was twenty-three (23) years and that the remaining
            maximum maturity of said bonds is 14 years; and

            WHEREAS, this Board of Education issued its $10,559,715.65 School Improvement
            Bonds dated February 15, 1999 (the "Prior Bonds"); and

            WHEREAS, this Board of Education has determined that it is in the best interest of
            the District to advance refund as much of the currently outstanding principal amount
            of $6,655,000 of the Prior Bonds maturing on December 1, 2007 and December 1,
            2008, and the Term Bond maturing December 1, 2020, as is economically
            advantageous to the District, with a portion of the proceeds of the bonds authorized
            herein, pursuant to Section 133.34 of the Ohio Revised Code; now therefore be it

            RESOLVED, by the Board of Education of the East Cleveland City School District,
            County of Cuyahoga, Ohio:

            SECTION 1. Definitions. In addition to the words and terms defined elsewhere in
            this resolution, the following words and terms as used herein shall have the following
            meanings unless the context or use indicates another or different meaning or intent:

            "Authorized Denominations" means (a) with respect to the principal amount of the
            Current Interest Bonds, the denominations of $5,000 or any integral multiple thereof,
            and (b) with respect to the Capital Appreciation Bonds, the denominations equal to
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           the principal amounts that, when interest is accrued and compounded thereon on each
           Interest Accretion Date, will equal a $5,000 Maturity Amount or any integral multiple
           thereof.

           "Board of Education" means the Board of Education of the East Cleveland City
           School District, County of Cuyahoga, Ohio.

           "Bond" or "Bonds" means the School Improvement Refunding Bonds, of the Board of
           Education in the principal amount not to exceed $7,000,000.

           "Bond Counsel" means Peck, Shaffer & Williams LLP, Cincinnati, Ohio.

           "Bond Purchase Agreement" means the Bond Purchase Agreement, dated as of the
           date established in the Certificate of Award, between the District and the Underwriter
           setting forth the terms and conditions of the sale of the Bonds, including the purchase
           price thereof.

           "Capital Appreciation Bonds" means those Bonds described in Section 3 hereof
           constituting Capital Appreciation Bonds and as to which interest is (a) compounded
           semiannually on each Interest Accretion Date and (b) payable only at maturity.

           "Certificate of Award" means the Certificate of the Treasurer establishing certain
           terms of the Bonds and authorized in Section 4 hereof.

           "Code" means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and references to the
           Code and Sections of the Code shall include relevant regulations and proposed
           regulations thereunder and any successor provisions to such sections, regulations or
           proposed regulations.

           "Compound Accreted Amount" means, with respect to any Capital Appreciation
           Bonds, the principal amount thereof plus interest accrued and compounded on each
           Interest Accretion Date to the date of maturity, redemption or other date of
           determination, as set forth herein as of any Interest Accretion Date of the respective
           Capital Appreciation Bonds, and as determined in accordance with Section 3(b)(iii)
           hereof as of any other date.

           "Current Interest Bonds" means those Bonds described in Section 3 hereof and as to
           which interest is payable on each Interest Payment Date.

           "District" or "School District" means the East Cleveland City School District, County
           of Cuyahoga, Ohio.

           "Escrow Deposit Agreement" means the Escrow Deposit Agreement dated a date as
           set forth in the Certificate of Award, between the District and the Escrow Trustee.

           "Escrow Trustee" means such Bank or Financial Institution as is selected by the
           Treasurer, as trustee under the Escrow Deposit Agreement between the District and
           the Escrow Trustee.

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           “Financial Advisor” means Sudsina & Associates, LLC, Aurora, Ohio.

           "Interest Accretion Date" means each June 1 and December 1, commencing on a date
           set forth in the Certificate of Award.

           "Interest Payment Date" means with respect to the Bonds, each June 1 and December
           1, commencing on a date set forth in the Certificate of Award.

           "Maturity Amount" means, with respect to a Capital Appreciation Bond, the principal
           and interest due and payable at the stated maturity of that Capital Appreciation Bond.

           "Memorandum of Instructions" means the Memorandum of Instructions Regarding
           Rebate delivered to the District at the time of the issuance and delivery of the Bonds,
           as the same may be amended or supplemented in accordance with its terms.

           "Paying Agent Agreement" means the Paying Agent Agreement dated a date as set
           forth in the Certificate of Award, between the Board of Education and the Paying
           Agent and Registrar with respect to the Bonds.

           "Paying Agent and Registrar" means such Bank or Financial Institution as is selected
           by the Treasurer, which will serve as paying agent, registrar and transfer agent for the
           Bonds, or any successor Paying Agent and Registrar.

           "Principal Payment Date" means December 1 of each year.

           "Prior Bonds" means the District's outstanding School Improvement Bonds, Series
           1999 (General Obligation Unlimited Tax), dated February 15, 1999.

           "Treasurer" means the treasurer of the Board of Education of the District.

           "Underwriters" means Cabrera Capital Markets, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio and Fifth Third
           Securities, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.

           SECTION 2. Declaration of Necessity. That it is hereby declared necessary to
           issue the Bonds of this Board of Education in the principal sum of not to exceed
           $7,000,000 for the purpose of advance refunding all or a portion of the Prior Bonds,
           and providing for costs of issuance in connection with the Bonds as permitted by
           Chapter 133 of the Ohio Revised Code, specifically Section 133.34 of the Ohio
           Revised Code. If the Treasurer determines, after consultation with the Underwriter
           and Bond Counsel, that it is in the best financial interests of the District to advance
           refund less than the entire outstanding principal amount of the Prior Bonds, she is
           hereby authorized to proceed with a partial advance refunding of the Prior Bonds.

           SECTION 3. Authorization and Terms for the Bonds.

   (a)         That the Bonds shall be issued in said principal sum for the purpose aforesaid,
           under authority of the general laws of the State of Ohio, particularly Chapter 133 of
           the Ohio Revised Code. The Bonds shall be designated "School Improvement
           Refunding Bonds, Series 2007;" shall be issued only as fully registered Bonds
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           without coupons; shall consist of Current Interest Bonds or Capital Appreciation
           Bonds or a combination thereof as set forth in the Certificate of Award; shall be in
           Authorized Denominations (provided, however, that each Bond shall have only one
           principal maturity date); shall be transferable and exchangeable for Bonds of
           Authorized Denominations in fully registered form as set forth herein and in the
           Paying Agent Agreement; and shall bear interest (i) payable on each Interest Payment
           Date or upon earlier redemption, in the case of Current Interest Bonds, and (ii)
           accrued and compounded on each Interest Accretion Date and payable at maturity in
           the case of Capital Appreciation Bonds, in each case as set forth in the Certificate of
           Award.

   (b)         (i)     The Current Interest Bonds, if any, shall be dated a date as set forth in the
           Certificate of Award, shall be in the aggregate principal amount and mature on
           December 1 of the years as set forth in the Certificate of Award, and shall be
           numbered from CIB-1 or R-1 upward in order of authentication by the Paying Agent
           and Registrar. Interest on the Current Interest Bonds shall be payable semiannually
           on each Interest Payment Date, until the principal sum is paid, and shall be calculated
           on a 30-day month, 360 day year basis. Payment of interest on any Current Interest
           Bond shall be payable on each Interest Payment Date to the person whose name
           appears on the record date (May 15 and November 15 for June 1 and December 1
           interest, respectively) on the Bond registration records as the registered owner
           thereof, by check or draft mailed to such registered owners address as it appears on
           such registration records. The Current Interest Bonds will mature on December 1 in
           the years and in the principal amounts and shall bear interest at the rates set forth in
           the Certificate of Award.

   (ii)                     The Capital Appreciation Bonds, if any, shall be dated the date of their
           initial issuance, shall be numbered from CAB-1 upward in order of authentication by
           the Paying Agent and Registrar, shall be issued in the aggregate principal amount as
           set forth in the Certificate of Award and shall mature on December 1 of the years and
           in the respective principal amounts and Maturity Amounts, and such principal
           amounts shall bear interest accrued and compounded on each Interest Accretion Date
           payable at maturity at the respective rates per annum that will provide the respective
           prices or yields to maturity, as set forth in the Certificate of Award.

   (iii)                  The total interest on each Capital Appreciation Bond as of any date
           shall be an amount equal to the difference between the Compound Accreted Amount
           of such Capital Appreciation Bond as of such date and the principal amount of such
           Capital Appreciation Bond.

           The Compound Accreted Amount of the Capital Appreciation Bonds of each maturity
           as of each Interest Accretion Date shall be set forth in Exhibit A to the Certificate of
           Award. The Compound Accreted Amount of any Capital Appreciation Bond for each
           maturity as of any other date shall be (a) the Compound Accreted Amount for such
           Capital Appreciation Bond on the immediately preceding Interest Accretion Date plus
           (b) the product of (i) the difference between (A) the Compound Accreted Amount of
           that Capital Appreciation Bond on the immediately preceding Interest Accretion Date
           and (B) the Compound Accreted Amount of that Capital Appreciation Bond on the
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           immediately succeeding Interest Accretion Date, times (ii) the ratio of (C) the number
           of days from the immediately preceding Interest Accretion Date to (but not including)
           the date of determination (determined on the basis of a 360-day year comprised of
           twelve 30-day months) to (D) the number of days from that immediately preceding
           Interest Accretion Date to (but not including) the immediately succeeding Interest
           Accretion Date (determined on the basis of a 360-day year comprised of twelve
           30-day months); provided, however, that in determining the Compound Accreted
           Amount of a Capital Appreciation Bond as of a date prior to the first Interest
           Accretion Date, the date of issuance of the Capital Appreciation Bonds shall be
           deemed to be immediately preceding the Interest Accretion Date and the original
           principal amount of that Capital Appreciation Bond shall be deemed to be the
           Compound Accreted Amount on the date of delivery.

   (iv)                    The aggregate true interest cost of the Bonds shall not exceed 5.00%.
           The final maturity for the Bonds shall be no later than December 1, 2020. Maximum
           principal and interest payments due on the Bonds in any fiscal year in which principal
           is payable shall not exceed three times the amount of principal and interest due on the
           Bonds in any other fiscal year. The Bonds shall be executed by the President and
           Treasurer, provided that either or both of such signatures may be facsimiles. The
           Bonds shall not be effective for any purpose unless first authenticated by the manual
           signature of a duly authorized signer of the Paying Agent and Registrar.

           The principal amount of each Bond shall be payable at the principal office of the
           Paying Agent and Registrar. The Bonds shall be transferable by the registered holder
           thereof in person or by his attorney duly authorized in writing at the principal office
           of the Paying Agent and Registrar upon presentation and surrender thereof to the
           Paying Agent and Registrar. The Board of Education and the Paying Agent and
           Registrar shall not be required to transfer any Bond during the 15-day period
           preceding any Interest Payment Date, and no such transfer shall be effective until
           entered upon the registration records maintained by the Paying Agent and Registrar.
           Upon such transfer, a new Bond or Bonds of Authorized Denomination of the same
           maturity and for the same aggregate principal amount will be issued to the transferee
           in exchange therefor.

           The Board of Education and the Paying Agent and Registrar may deem and treat the
           registered owner of the Bonds as the absolute owner thereof for all purposes, and
           neither the Board of Education nor the Paying Agent and Registrar shall be affected
           by any notice to the contrary.

   (v)                     The Current Interest Bonds may be subject to optional redemption
           prior to maturity at such prices and on such dates as may be set forth in the Certificate
           of Award. The Capital Appreciation Bonds shall not be subject to optional
           redemption prior to maturity.

           Unless previously called for optional redemption, any Current Interest Bonds
           maturing on such date or dates as set forth in the Certificate of Award, shall be
           subject to mandatory sinking fund redemption. The Current Interest Bonds subject to
           mandatory sinking fund redemption may be redeemed by the Paying Agent and
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           Registrar without action by the Board of Education at a price of par plus accrued
           interest to the date of redemption and without premium, as set forth in the Certificate
           of Award. The Capital Appreciation Bonds shall not be subject to mandatory sinking
           fund redemption.

   (vi)                    That this Board hereby covenants and agrees that it will execute,
           comply with and carry out all of the provisions of a continuing disclosure certificate
           dated the date of issuance and delivery of the Bonds (the "Continuing Disclosure
           Certificate") in connection with the issuance of the Bonds. Failure to comply with
           any such provisions of the Continuing Disclosure Certificate shall not constitute a
           default on the Bonds; however, any holder of the Bonds may take such action as may
           be necessary and appropriate, including seeking specific performance, to cause this
           council to comply with its obligations under this section and the Continuing
           Disclosure Certificate.

   (vii)                   That this Board hereby authorizes and directs the Treasurer to take any
           and all actions which may be necessary to issue the Bonds in book-entry-only form or
           in such form as will render the Bonds eligible for the services of the Depository Trust
           Company, New York, New York without further action by this Board, including
           execution of all documents necessary therefor.

           SECTION 4. Sale of the Bonds; Certificate of Award. The Bonds are hereby
           awarded and sold to the Underwriters for purchase by them pursuant to the terms of
           the Bond Purchase Agreement at the purchase price set forth in the Certificate of
           Award, such price shall not be less than 98% of the principal amount thereof, plus
           premium, if any, and accrued interest from the date of the Bonds to the date of
           delivery of and payment for the Bonds. Such award and sale shall be evidenced by
           the execution of a Certificate of Award, which is hereby authorized, by the Treasurer
           setting forth such award and sale, the other matters to be set forth therein referred to
           in this resolution, and such other matters as the Treasurer determines are consistent
           with this resolution. That the matters contained in the Certificate of Award are
           consistent with this resolution shall be conclusively evidenced by the execution of the
           Certificate of Award by such officer. The Certificate of Award shall be and is hereby
           incorporated into this resolution. The Treasurer or her designee is directed to make
           the necessary arrangements on behalf of the District to establish the date, location,
           procedure and conditions for the delivery of the Bonds to the Underwriter and to take
           all steps necessary to effect due authentication, delivery and perfection of the security
           of the Bonds under the terms hereof. It is hereby determined that the purchase price
           and the interest rates for the Bonds set forth in the Certificate of Award, and the
           manner of sale and the terms of the Bonds as provided in this resolution, the
           Certificate of Award and the Bond Purchase Agreement, are consistent with all legal
           requirements and will carry out the public purposes of the District, in accordance with
           Chapter 133, Ohio Revised Code. The Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to
           execute and deliver the Bond Purchase Agreement, which is hereby approved in all
           respects with such changes therein not inconsistent with this resolution and not
           substantially adverse to the District as may be permitted by law. The approval of
           such changes by such officer, and that such are not substantially adverse to the

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           District, shall be conclusively evidenced by the execution of the Bond Purchase
           Agreement by such officer.

           SECTION 5. Notice of Call for Redemption. Notice of any call for redemption of
           Current Interest Bonds shall be sent by registered or certified mail to the registered
           holders thereof by the Paying Agent and Registrar, on behalf of said Board of
           Education, not less than thirty (30) days prior to the date of redemption, upon which
           date all interest upon the Current Interest Bonds so called shall cease except those as
           to which default shall be made, upon presentation, in the payment of the redemption
           price. Such notice shall (i) specify the Current Interest Bonds to be redeemed, the
           redemption date, the redemption price and the place or places where amounts due
           upon such redemption will be payable (which shall be the principal office of the
           Paying Agent and Registrar) and, if less than all of the Current Interest Bonds are to
           be redeemed, the numbers of the Current Interest Bonds, and the portions of the
           Current Interest Bonds, so to be redeemed, and (ii) state that on the redemption date
           the Current Interest Bonds to be redeemed shall cease to bear interest. Such notice
           may set forth any additional information relating to such redemption.

           If fewer than all outstanding Current Interest Bonds are called for optional
           redemption at one time, the Current Interest Bonds to be called will be called in the
           amounts determined by the District. If fewer than all of the Current Interest Bonds of
           a single maturity are to be redeemed, the selection of Current Interest Bonds (or
           portions of Current Interest Bonds in amount of $5,000 or any integral multiple of
           $5,000) to be redeemed will be made by the Paying Agent and Registrar by lot in a
           manner determined by the Paying Agent and Registrar.

           SECTION 6. Security and Source of Payment of Bonds. That for the payment of
           the principal of and the interest on the Bonds, the full faith, credit and revenues of this
           Board of Education are hereby irrevocably pledged and for the purpose of providing
           the necessary funds to pay the interest on the Bonds promptly when and as the same
           falls due, and also to provide a fund sufficient to discharge the Bonds at maturity,
           there shall be and is hereby levied on all the taxable property in the District, in
           addition to all other taxes, a direct tax annually during the period said Bonds are to
           run, outside of the limitations of Section 2 of Article XII of the Constitution of Ohio,
           which tax shall be sufficient in amount to provide for the payment of the interest on
           the Bonds when and as the same falls due and to provide for the retirement and
           discharge of the principal of the Bonds at maturity and shall not be less than the
           interest and sinking fund tax required by Section 11 of Article XII of the Constitution
           of Ohio.

           Said tax shall be and is hereby ordered computed, certified, levied and extended upon
           the tax duplicate and collected by the same officers and in the same manner and at the
           same time that taxes for general purposes for each of said years are certified,
           extended and collected. Said tax shall be placed before and in preference to all other
           items and for the full amount thereof. The funds derived from said tax levies hereby
           required shall be placed in a separate and distinct fund, which, together with all
           interest collected on the same, shall be irrevocably pledged for the prompt payment of
           the principal of and interest on the Bonds, when and as the same fall due.
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           SECTION 7. Proceeds of the Bonds. The proceeds from the sale of the Bonds
           except the premium and accrued interest, shall be used for the purpose aforesaid and
           for no other purpose; and any premium or accrued interest shall be transferred to the
           bond retirement fund to be applied to the payment of the principal of and interest on
           the Bonds in the manner provided by law.

           SECTION 8. Determination of Acts and Conditions. That it is hereby determined
           that all acts, conditions and things necessary to be done precedent to and in the
           issuance of the Bonds in order to make the same legal, valid and binding general
           obligations of this Board of Education, have been done, have happened and have been
           performed in regular and due form as required by law, and that this issue of Bonds
           and the tax for the payment of the principal and interest as the same fall due and are
           payable do not exceed any limitations of indebtedness or taxation as fixed by law.

           SECTION 9. Federal Tax Matters.

   (a)         That this Board of Education hereby covenants that it will restrict the use of the
           proceeds of the Bonds herein authorized in such manner and to such extent, if any,
           and take such other actions as may be necessary, after taking into account reasonable
           expectations at the time the debt is incurred, so that they will not constitute
           obligations the interest on which is subject to federal income taxation or "arbitrage
           bonds" under Sections 103(b)(2) and 148 of the Code and the regulations prescribed
           thereunder. In the event that at any time the Board of Education is of the opinion that
           for purposes of this Section 9 it is necessary to restrict or limit the yield on the
           investment of any moneys, the Board of Education shall take such action as may be
           necessary. The Treasurer or any other officer having responsibility with respect to
           the issuance of the Bonds is authorized and directed to give an appropriate certificate
           on behalf of the Board of Education, on the date of delivery of the Bonds for
           inclusion in the transcript of proceedings, setting forth the facts, estimates and
           circumstances and reasonable expectations pertaining to the use of the proceeds
           thereof and the provisions of said Sections 103(b)(2) and 148 of the Code and
           regulations thereunder, and to execute and deliver on behalf of the Board of
           Education an IRS Form 8038-G in connection with the issuance of the Bonds.

   (b)          Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, unless the Board of Education
           makes the election under Section 148(f)(4)(C)(vii) of the Code, the Board of
           Education agrees that there shall be paid from time to time by the Board of Education
           all amounts required to be rebated to the United States pursuant to Section 148(f) of
           the Code and any applicable proposed, temporary or final Regulations thereunder (the
           "Regulations"). This covenant shall survive payment in full or defeasance of the
           Bonds.

   (c)         The Board of Education shall invest all proceeds of the Bonds and any gross
           proceeds of the Bonds (as defined in the Regulations), subject to the restrictions set
           forth in Section 148 of the Code and the Regulations. The Board of Education shall
           retain all earnings (calculated by taking into account net gains or losses on sales or
           exchanges and taking into account amortize discount or premium as a gain or loss,
           respectively) on said investments.
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   (d)         The Board of Education shall remit to the United States at the times and in the
           manner set forth in Section 148 of the Code and the Regulations the excess of the
           amount earned on said investments over the amount which would have been earned if
           said investments were invested at a rate equal to the yield on the Bonds plus any
           income attributable to such excess or, if applicable, any penalty amounts under
           Section 148(f)(4)(C) of the Code.

   (e)         Notwithstanding any provision of this Section, if the Board of Education shall
           obtain an opinion of nationally recognized bond counsel to the effect that any action
           required under this Section is no longer required, or to the effect that some further
           action is required, to maintain the exclusion from gross income of the interest on the
           Bonds pursuant to Section 103(a) of the Code, the Board of Education may rely
           conclusively on such opinion in complying with the provisions hereof.

           These Bonds are designated "qualified tax-exempt obligations" for the purposes set
           forth in Section 265(b)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

           SECTION 10. Approval of Escrow Deposit Agreement. In connection with the
           issuance of the Bonds and to serve the rights of the holders of the Prior Bonds that are
           refunded hereby, the Treasurer, on behalf of the Board of Education, is hereby
           authorized and directed to execute and deliver an Escrow Deposit Agreement with the
           Escrow Trustee, which Escrow Deposit Agreement shall contain such terms as may
           be agreed upon by the District and the Escrow Trustee and as shall be approved by
           Bond Counsel.

           SECTION 11. Approval of Official Statement. That the Treasurer is directed to
           cause the distribution of a preliminary Official Statement similar in form to the form
           of preliminary Official Statement now on file in the office of the Treasurer. The form
           of preliminary Official Statement relating to the Bonds and the distribution thereof
           are hereby authorized, approved, ratified and confirmed. The preliminary Official
           Statement is hereby deemed near "final" for purposes of Securities and Exchange
           Commission Rule 15c2-12, but is subject to completion or amendment in accordance
           with such Rule in a final Official Statement. The proposed form of Official
           Statement relating to the Bonds and distribution thereof by the Underwriters, are
           hereby authorized and approved. The Treasurer is hereby authorized to execute and
           deliver the Official Statement on behalf of the Board of Education, which shall be
           deemed to be "final" for purposes of Securities and Exchange Commission Rule
           15c2-12, their execution thereof on behalf of the Board of Education to be conclusive
           evidence of such authorization, approval and finality.

           SECTION 12. Credit Enhancement. The Treasurer is hereby further authorized
           to apply for and, in his discretion, to purchase a policy of municipal bond insurance
           from any nationally recognized municipal bond insurer or apply to the State of Ohio
           Credit Enhancement Program, if such insurance or credit enhancement will result in a
           rating of "Aaa/AAA" on the Bonds from Moody's Investors Service or Standard &
           Poor's Corporation and will result in net interest cost savings to the School District.
           That the Treasurer is hereby authorized to apply, if he deems it appropriate, for a
           rating or ratings on the Bonds from such rating agency or agencies as he deems
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           appropriate. The Treasurer is further authorized to pay the fees and expenses for any
           rating and the premium and expenses for any municipal bond insurance to the extent
           authorized by proceeds of the Bonds. The Treasurer of the Board of Education, may
           participate in the State Credit Enhancement Program on behalf of the District and
           may submit all necessary documentation requested for participation in such program
           and may enter into all necessary agreements, certificates and documents, and may
           take all necessary action necessary to effectuate participation in such program.

           In addition, pursuant to Section 3317 of the Ohio Revised Code, if the Treasurer of
           this Board of Education determines that it is in the best interest of the District, it may
           hereby request that the Ohio Department of Education approve and enter into an
           agreement (i.e. the Foundation Payments Agreement) with the Board of Education
           and the Paying Agent and Registrar providing for the withholding and deposit of
           funds otherwise due the Board of Education under such Chapter 3317 or any
           successor thereto (i.e the Foundation Payments) for the payment of debt service
           charges on the Bonds. Any determination authorized by this subparagraph shall be
           set forth in the Certificate of Award.

           SECTION 13. Subscription for United States Treasury Obligations. Peck,
           Shaffer & Williams LLP is hereby authorized to subscribe for United States Treasury
           obligations on behalf of the District to fund any required escrows.

           SECTION 14. Compliance with Open Meetings Law. That this Board of
           Education hereby finds and determines that all formal actions relative to the adoption
           of this resolution were taken in an open meeting of this Board of Education, and that
           all deliberations of this Board of Education and of its committees, if any, which
           resulted in formal action, were taken in meetings open to the public, in full
           compliance with the law, including Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

           SECTION 15. Certification to County Auditor. That the Treasurer is hereby
           directed to certify a copy of this resolution, and the Certificate of Award, to the
           county auditor of Cuyahoga County.

           12. RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH AND PAYMENT TO
               WINDERMERE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

                  WHEREAS, Heritage Middle School will contract with Windermere United
                  Methodist Church to utilize the sanctuary for the Heritage Middle School promotion
                  rehearsal on June 7, 2007 and promotion ceremony on June 8, 2007 at a cost of
                  $500.00; therefore, be it

                  RESOLVED, that this Board authorizes the Treasurer to encumber and pay an
                  amount not to exceed $500.00 for said services from the Heritage Middle School
                  General Fund-001.



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VI.     REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

        D. Welfare & Public Relations                            Mr. Edward E. Parker


              1.      RESOLUTION TO REPLACE EUNICE JONES AS AN EAST CLEVELAND
                      CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD MEMBER

                      WHEREAS, Eunice Jones resigned from her position on the Board of Education;
                      and

                      WHEREAS, Eunice Jones’ resignation created a vacancy on the Board of
                      Education as of April 1, 2007 which the Board of Education is required to fill
                      pursuant to O.R.C. §3313.11 not earlier than ten days after such vacancy occurs;
                      and

                      WHEREAS, ________________________ has submitted a request that she be
                                    Chantelle Lewis
                      appointed to the position vacated by Eunice Jones and the Board has conducted
                      an interview of ________________________________ during a public session.
                                            Chantelle Lewis

                      THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT:
                      SECTION 1. __________________________________________________
                                             Chantelle Lewis
                      Is appointed to fill the vacancy created due to Eunice Jones’ resignation.

                      SECTION 2. The Treasurer is directed to give written notice to the Board of
                      Elections responsible for conducting elections for the East Cleveland City School
                      District that a vacancy has been filled, and the name of the person appointed to
                      fill the vacancy.

                      SECTION 3. It is found and determined that all formal actions of this Board
                      concerning and relating to the adoption of this Resolution were adopted in an
                      open meeting of this Board, and that all deliberations of this Board and any of its
                      committees that resulted in these formal actions were in meetings open to the
                      public, in compliance with the law.

                      NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Chantelle Lewis be administered
                      the Oath of Office.




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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                     Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                            East Cleveland City School District
                                                             May 14, 2007


                        BOARD MEMBER’S OATH OF OFFICE

                   EAST CLEVELAND CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT



I, ______________________________, do solemnly swear (affirm) that I will support the

Constitution of the United States of America, the Constitution of the State of Ohio, and that I

will faithfully and impartially perform and discharge my duties as a member of the School Board

in and for the said East Cleveland City School District, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, to the best of

my ability and in accordance with the laws now in effect and hereafter to be enacted during my

continuance as a Board Member and until my successor is elected and qualified.



                                                  Signed, ______________________________
                                                         Board Member


                                                  Sworn to before me and signed in my presence

                                                  this 14th day of May, 2007

                                                  Signed, _____________________________
                                                         Witness


                                                 Signed,________________________________
                                                          Treasurer




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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                    Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                           East Cleveland City School District
                                                            May 14, 2007

VII. RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

           A. APPOINTMENTS - CERTIFICATED

                Subject to the approval of the Board of Education, I recommend the following be
                appointed to the positions indicated:

                1.   New Appointments - Certified


                     a.    WVIZ PBS Online Courses (Title I-572)
                           The Computer for Personal Productivity K-5
                           ($23.93 per hr., not to exceed $720.00)
                           Effective: May 23,2007 through July 3, 2007

                           Toya Adams                  Aslean Bell           Tommie Bickley-Sanders
                           Faith Bryant                Lisa Croce            Carolynn Evers
                           Bridgid Foster              Yuriko Gilbertson     Rachel Horowitz
                           Sandra Lawrence             Leslie Robinson       Vashti Ivy-Ross
                           Sandra Singh                Alisha Starks         Michelle Reese



                     b.    Amend May 14, 2007 Board Agenda/Resolution VII.A.1.e
                           Appointments – Certified Teachers
                           Effective: April 25, 2007 through June 8, 2007

                                                                                        Change From:

                           Jason Floyd    Special Education     Rozelle Elementary      MA Step 4
                                          Teacher               School                  $40,050.00
                                                                                        (Pro-rated)


                                                                                        Change To:

                                                                                        MA Step 6
                                                                                        $44,266.00
                                                                                        (Pro-rated)




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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                   Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                          East Cleveland City School District
                                                           May 14, 2007

                2.   Reappointments of Certified Contracts
                     a. Reappointments-Certified-Limited Contracts
                         Effective 2007-2008 School Year


                     Michelle Moultrie           Kindergarten


                3.   Supplementals


                     a.    Non-Renewal of Fall Athletic Supplementals 2006-2007 (General Fund-
                           001) (Contracted Supplemental Pay)
                           Effective: June 8, 2007

                              Shaw High School

                              Denise Duncan              Head Girls Basketball Coach
                              Charlotte Powell           Assistant Girls Basketball Coach
                              Raymond Pettaway           Assistant Girls Basketball Coach
                              Khaliah Catchings-El       Assistant Girls Basketball Coach
                              Leon Hines                 Head Boys Basketball Coach
                              Thomas Coleman             Assistant Boys Basketball Coach
                              Clarence Brown             Assistant Boys Basketball Coach
                              Steven Chandler            Junior Varsity Basketball Coach
                              Bruce Coffey               Freshman Boys Basketball
                                                         Coach
                              Jerry Morgan               Head Wrestling Coach
                              Shapiro McDonald           Assistant Wrestling Coach


                              Heritage Middle School

                              Jay Cunningham             Head Girls Basketball Coach
                              Daphne Leatherwood         Assistant Girls Basketball Coach
                              Alan Phillips              Assistant Girls Basketball Coach
                              Doug Neumann               Head Boys Basketball Coach
                              Terrance Curtain           Assistant Boys Basketball Coach
                              John Wilburn               Boys Wrestling Coach
                              Alonzo Callahan            Assistant Wrestling Coach




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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                       East Cleveland City School District
                                                        May 14, 2007

                     b.    Non-Renewal of Spring Athletic Supplementals 2006-2007 (General Fund-
                           001) (Contracted Supplemental Pay)
                           Effective: June 8, 2007

                              Shaw High School

                              Rodney Brown             Head Girls Track Coach
                              Khalid Mulazim           Head Boys Track Coach


                              Heritage Middle School

                              Bruce Coffey             Head Boys Track Coach
                              Antoine Gates            Head Volley Ball Coach
                              Velma Bell               Head Track Coach
                              Deborah Brown            Assistant Girls Track Coach


                     c.    Non-Renewal Supplemental Positions 2006-2007 (General Fund-001)
                           (Contracted Supplemental Pay)
                           Effective: June 8, 2007

                              Shaw High School

                              Kirk Mack                School Court
                              Jeanette Moore           Mock Trial
                              Lori Eiler               School Court
                              George Massa             Newspaper Advisor
                              Irene Shinkle            Newspaper Advisor
                              Esquire Banks            National Honor Society
                              Jeanette Moore           Student Council
                              Joseph Primes            Senior Class Advisor
                              Al Madison               Choir Director
                              Leon Hines               Yearbook Advisor
                              Denise McQueen           Drama Director
                              Karen Davis              National Junior Honor Society
                              Beatrice Price           Student Council Advisor
                              Carolyn Brown            Athletic Director
                                                       (Shaw & Heritage Schools)
                              Courtney Jones           Assistant Band Director
                              Katari Lundy             Faculty Manager
                              Robert Ramsey            Faculty Manager
                              Donshon Wilson           Marching Band Director




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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                      Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                             East Cleveland City School District
                                                              May 14, 2007


         B. CONTINUING CONTRACTS – CERTIFICATED

                1.     Continuing Contracts

                       a.   Continuing Contracts - Certificated


                       Keating                Lisa
                       Harison                Dietra
                       Blake                  Elsa
                       Spencer                Clifton
                       Winston                Karen
                       Spraggins              Irene
                       Wilkerson              Nyree
                       Bryant                 Nim
                       Hampton-Wheeler        Antoinette
                       Jones                  Courtney
                       Brady                  Bertha
                       Cooper                 Deangela
                       Taylor-Pollard         Menissa
                       Trammel                Kimberly
                       Dowdell                Cheryl
                       Nasvytis               Joan
                       Strong                 Genise
                       Hardy                  Vera


          C. RETIREMENT - CERTIFICATED
                     Lynn Neidermeyer                    Teacher           Effective: September 1, 2007


           D. RETIREMENT - CERTIFICATED
                Amend Resolution 83/07 VI.D
                                                                    Change From          Change To
                                                                    Effective Date:      Effective Date:

                Anthony Jastromb        Teacher      Shaw           June 12, 2007        July 1, 2007
                Linda Langford          Teacher      Chambers       June 12, 2007        July 1, 2007
                Valerie Paine           Teacher      Prospect       June 12, 2007        July 1, 2007
                Diane Young             Teacher      Shaw           June 12, 2007        July 1, 2007
                Denise Tobiasz          Teacher      Shaw           June 12, 2007        July 1, 2007
                Martha Miller           Teacher      Caledonia      June 12, 2007        July 1, 2007
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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                      Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                             East Cleveland City School District
                                                              May 14, 2007

       E. APPOINTMENTS - CLASSIFIED
             1.   New Appointments - Classified



                  a.        Amend Resolution 57/07/VII.C.b
                            Educational Assistant (General Fund-001)

                                                          Change From:        Change From:

                            Vasento Mitchell              Salary:             Salary:
                                                          $15,084.00          $16,798.00
                                                          Step 0              Step 3
                                                          (Prorated)          (Prorated)


                  b.        Substitute Cleaners (General Fund-001) ($9.54 per hour)
                            Effective July 1, 2007

                            Christopher Crosby      Demarcus Caver               Michael White
                            Loretta Ruffin          Barbara Jean Lee             Gregory Neyland
                            Vanell Hodges           Ronnie Burrough              Antoine Bailey
                            Emma Tucker             Christine Ross               Donna Woods
                            Stella Green            Shirley Rahman               Jacqueline Ward
                            Sherri Adams            Verlana Mays                 Charles Williams
                            Godfrey Jackson         Justin Ware                  Joseph Middleton
                            Belinda Ware            Zelma Jackson                Eddie Baker
                            Eileen Stevens




       F.      SUPPLEMENTALS - CLASSIFIED
             1.   Non-Renewal Supplementals - Classified

                       a.      Non-Renewal of Supplemental Positions 2006-2007 (General Fund-001)
                               (Contracted Supplemental Pay)
                               Effective: June 8, 2007

                               Harriett Robinson               Ticket Manager
                               Valerie Sowell                  Cheerleader Advisor




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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                   Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                          East Cleveland City School District
                                                           May 14, 2007

       G.      PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

               Subject to the approval of the Board of Education, I recommend that the
               following be given permission to attend the meetings indicated and that they be
               reimbursed for their expenses from the General Fund (unless otherwise indicated)
               in accordance with Board Policy:

                Mary Alice Conkey             Annual Leadership Institute
                                              Dublin, OH
                                              April 27, 2007
                                              General Fund-001 (No Cost)

                Samar Abilmona                Literacy Leadership Meeting
                Katherine Dietrich            Beachwood, OH
                Kirk Mack                     May 16, 2007
                Sandra Brown                  KnowledgeWorks-599 ($815.15)
                Mary Gould
                George Massa
                Bennie Neal
                Mary Tella

                Tanya Allen                   PROM/SE Summer Mathematics Academy
                Barbara Bucher                Warrensville Hts., OH
                Evelyn Dean                   July 30, 2007
                Cheryl Dowdell                July 31, 2007
                Geneva Foster                 August 1, 2007
                Shawna LeSure                 August 2, 2007
                Kathryn McCoy                 Title II-A-590 ($1,300.00)
                Diane Parker
                Leslie Robinson
                Dorothy Ruddick
                Maxine Studmire
                Sharon Tuckerman
                Randi Wills

                Patricia Black                PROM/SE Summer Science Institute
                Evelyn Dean                   Broadview Hts., OH
                Geneva Foster                 June 18, 2007
                Florence Jordan               June 19, 2007
                Lorentha Morah                June 20, 2007
                Diane Parker                  June 21, 2007
                Cheryl Dowdell                Title II-A-590 (No Cost)
                Leslie Robinson
                Dorothy Ruddick
                Sharon Tuckerman
                Lettie Webster

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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                        Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President               East Cleveland City School District
                                                May 14, 2007

                Sheila Williams     CEA-Annual Convention 2007
                                    Las Vegas, NV
                                    July 13-16, 2007
                                    Carl D. Perkins-524 ($1,669.00)

                Karen Winston       Gifted Education Advisory Committee
                                    Columbus, OH
                                    May 24, 2007
                                    Substitutes/Gifted-001 ($116.45)

                Jacqueline Reid     Cultural Competency in Mental Health Workshop
                                    Cleveland, OH
                                    May 30, 2007
                                    Idea Part B-516 ($30.00)

                Vanessa Moore       4th Annual National Reading First Conference
                Susan Range         St. Louis, MI
                Heather Stewart     July 17-20, 2007
                                    Reading First-599 ($2,532.12)

                John Buckner        2007 All Ohio Career, Technical and Adult Education
                                    Conference
                                    Cincinnati, OH
                                    July 25-27, 2007
                                    Card D. Perkins-524 ($915.00)

                Susan Pennza        Topics in Child Development 2007/Assessment-Drriven
                                    Intervention for Individuals with Autism Workshop
                                    Kent, OH
                                    June 29, 2007
                                    Idea Part B-516 ($90.00)

                Myrna Loy Corley    Ohio Leadership Forum
                                    Ohio Department of Education
                                    Newark, OH
                                    June 20-22, 2007
                                    Title I-572 ($495.00)

                Thomas Coleman      21st Century Community Learning Centers Competitive
                                    Grant Read
                                    Columbus, OH
                                    May 18, 2007
                                    21st Century CLC-599 ($125.00)




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Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President              East Cleveland City School District
                                               May 14, 2007


                Thomas Coleman      21st Century Community Learning Centers Brown Bag
                                    Meeting
                                    Cleveland, OH
                                    May 22, 2007
                                    21st Century CLC-599 (No Cost)

                Myrna Loy Corley    The Governor’s Conference
                Pamela Prince       Columbus, OH
                                    May 29-30, 2007
                                    Title I-572 ($980.00)

                Donshon Wilson      Bulldog Reporter’s Media Relations Summit 2007
                                    Washington, D.C.
                                    June 10-13, 2007
                                    Title II-A-590 ($2,321.62)




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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                                 Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President                        East Cleveland City School District
                                                         May 14, 2007

VIII.         REPORTS OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

                 A.    Approval of the following student managed activities for the
                       2006-2007 fiscal year.


                   ACTIVITY NAME             BUILDING                  FUND NUMBER
                   Shaw JROTC                Shaw High School              200-9355


                 B. Extended Travel

                  School:                         Chambers Elementary School
                  Date of Trip:                   June 1, 2007
                  Destination:                    The National Underground Railroad
                                                  Freedom Center
                                                  Cincinnati, OH
                  Subject:                        Social Studies
                  Transportation:                 Midtown Bus Transportation
                  Educational Objective:          Six Grade Extended Day Field Trip
                  Number of Students:             100
                  Funding Source:                 Principals Fund-018 ($2,750.00)




                 C.   School Health Services Monthly Report - April 2007




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AGENDA – Regular Meeting                 Board of Education
Mrs. Barbara Jeffries - President        East Cleveland City School District
                                         May 14, 2007




  IX.          NEW BUSINESS-NEXT REGULAR MEETING: TBA



   X.          EXPRESSIONS FROM THE COMMUNITY



  XI.          ADJOURNMENT




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