Huntley Area Public Library District Board Retreat Agenda – Saturday, December 3, 2016

Huntley Area Public Library District

Board Retreat

Saturday, December 3, 2016

8:00 a.m.

Deicke Park Community Room

11419 IL Rt. 47, Huntley, IL 60142


1.       Call to Order—Good Morning

2.       Agenda Review, Day’s Events, Housekeeping

3.       Public Comments

4.       Strategic Planning

a.       Vision (Trustees’ Thoughts and Open Discussion on Library’s Future)

b.       Break

c.       Specific Strategic Elements for Consideration

 i.            Community Survey

 ii.            Role of Technology in the Library

 iii.            Use of Library Building’s Interior Space

 iv.            Special Reserve Fund Goals

d.       Break

e.       Plan’s Form and Useful Life

 i.            One, Three, and Five-Year View

 ii.            Viability of Traditional Strategic Plan and Alternatives

1.       Three to Six Month Outlook

2.       Focus on Team and Culture, Strategic Planning vs. Traditional Plan

5.       Exterior Sign Discussion

a.       Brief History of Exterior Sign

b.       Options Explored

c.       Necessity and ROI

d.       Going Forward

6.       Other Brief Matters for the Good of the Library and Wrap Up

7.       Executive Session (under 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1))

8.       Action on Executive Session Matters

9.       Adjournment


*  All matters on the agenda may be discussed, amended, and/or acted upon by the board.

Individuals with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who require certain accommodations to allow them to observe and/or participate are requested to contact the library at 847-669-5386, forty-eight (48) hours in advance, if possible, to allow for the arrangement of reasonable accommodations.