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BOARD OF TRUSTEES
the right of eminent domain conferred upon it by law and having the compensation to be paid therefor determined by the institution and prosecution to completion of a proceeding in eminent domain in a court of competent jurisdiction and that the University Counsel of the University be, and he is hereby, authorized to proceed accordingly, to institute and prosecute an eminent domain proceeding or proceedings in the names and on behalf of the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois for the acquisition of said land and the determination of the compensation to be paid by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois therefor and to employ such special legal counsel, appraisers, and others as he may deem necessary or desirable to assist him in the institution and prosecution of said proceeding. The land to be acquired is described as follows: Lots 20 and 21 in Barron's Subdivision of Block 22 in Brand's addition to Chicago in the East half of the Northeast quarter of Section 20, Township 39 North, Range 14 East of the Third Principal Meridian in Cook County, Illinois Property address: 1510 South Newberry, Chicago, Illinois Parcel index number: 17-20-230-019
On motion of Mr. Grabowski, the foregoing resolution was adopted by the following vote: Aye, Dr. Bacon, Mr. Boyle, Mrs. Calder, Dr. Gindorf, Mr. Grabowski, Mr. Lamont, Ms. Lopez, Ms. Reese; no, none; absent, Governor Edgar, Mrs. Gravenhorst. (The student advisory vote was: Aye, Ms. Huff, Mr. Riley; no, none.)
(29) The president submitted, with his concurrence, a list of purchases recommended by the directors of purchases and the vice president for business and finance. The purchases were presented in one category — purchases from institutional funds. The term designates funds received by the University under contracts with the United States government, private corporations, and other organizations; grants from foundations, corporations, and other donors; and University revolving funds authorized by law. The total amount of these purchases from institutional funds was $8,443,373. A complete list of the purchases, with supporting information (including the quotations received), was sent to each member of the board in advance of the meeting. A copy is being filed with the secretary of the board for record.
On motion of Mr. Grabowski, the purchases recommended were authorized by the following vote: Aye, Dr. Bacon, Mr. Boyle, Mrs. Calder, Dr. Gindorf, Mr. Grabowski, Mr. Lamont, Ms. Lopez, Ms. Reese; no, none; absent, Governor Edgar, Mrs. Gravenhorst. (The student advisory vote was: Aye, Ms. Huff, Mr. Riley; no, none.)
Authorization for Settlement
(30) The university counsel recommends that the board approve settlement of Cedeno v. Kolder in the amount of $2,500,000. The plaintiff alleges that the expectant patient's condition was not properly monitored, that fetal distress was not recognized in a timely manner, and that an emergency Caesarean section was not carried out causing the minor plaintiff to have severe mental retardation, epilepsy, and spastic cerebral palsy. The vice president for business and finance concurs. I recommend approval.