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File #: 160958    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 11/1/2016 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 1/18/2017
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute motion renewing the charter school contract with Transcenter for Youth, Inc., for Escuela Verde, for an additional 5-year term.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: CHARTER SCHOOLS
Attachments: 1. Information Sheet, 2. Letter from the Charter School Review Committee, 3. Urban Ecology Center Letter of Support, 4. Wisconsin Bike Federation Letter of Support, 5. Midwest Renewal Energy Association Letter of Support, 6. Layton Boulevard West Neighbors Letter of Support, 7. Letter of Support from a Parent, 8. Updated PowerPoint, 9. PowerPoint
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
1/18/20171 COMMON COUNCIL APPROVEDPass13:1 Action details Meeting details Not available
1/6/20171 STEERING & RULES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL

Minutes note:  Tracy Thompson - parent who's son attends the school Cathy Prestart - parent who's son attends the school Renee Aldo - parent of a daughter who attends the school
Pass6:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/1/20160 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
160958
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
THE CHAIR
Title
Substitute motion renewing the charter school contract with Transcenter for Youth, Inc., for Escuela Verde, for an additional 5-year term.
Analysis
This motion approves the renewal of a charter school contract with Transcenter for Youth, Inc., for Escuela Verde, for another 5-year term beginning with the 2017-2018 school year and ending with the 2021-2022 school year, as recommended by the Charter School Review Committee. The motion also approves the proposed charter school contract attached to this file and directs the appropriate City officials to execute the contract.

Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee, acting by its Common Council, is authorized under s. 118.40(2r), Wis. Stats., to establish and monitor the operation of charter schools; and

Whereas, The Common Council has empowered the Charter School Review Committee to make recommendations to the Council regarding charter schools; and

Whereas, The Common Council, through Common Council File Number 101537, adopted on May 3, 2011, entered into a charter school contract with Transcenter for Youth, Inc., for Escuela Verde, for a 5-year term commencing with the 2012-2013 school year and ending with the 2016-2017 school year; and

Whereas, The Charter School Review Committee, at its meeting of November 17, 2016, voted unanimously to recommend to the Common Council that the charter school contract between Transcenter for Youth, Inc., and the City for Escuela Verde be renewed for an additional 5-year term; now, therefore

It is moved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Common Council approves the renewal of the City’s charter school contract with Transcenter for Youth, Inc., for Escuela Verde for another 5-year term beginning with the 2017-2018 school year and ending with the 2021-2022 school year; and

It is further moved, That the Common Council approves the proposed charter school 5-year contract submitted b...

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