12-1. Partnership

A joint BOARD-UNION commission shall be established in accordance with the BOARD-UNION Partnership Agreement under Section 34-3.5 of the Illinois School Code. The commission shall study, discuss, formulate and submit recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer, the BOARD of Education of the City of Chicago, and UNION President regarding a joint legislative, media, and outreach strategy to advance the shared interests of the BOARD and the UNION and facilitate the passage of legislation in furtherance of those interests, including, but not limited to, additional State funding and alternative revenue options that can be cooperatively pursued. Membership on this commission shall be limited to five individuals appointed by the BOARD and five individuals appointed by the UNION. Said limitations shall not preclude the utilization of appropriate resource personnel.