Regular Board Meeting Agenda – Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Board of Trustees

Huntley Area Public Library District

Regular Monthly Board Meeting to be held

at the Library

11000 Ruth Road, Huntley, Illinois 60142

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 7:00 PM

AGENDA

Call to Order

Attendance

Public Comment and Visitors

  1. REGULAR BUSINESS       

                Secretary’s Report         

Approval of Minutes of the following:

        Regular Board Meeting, March 18, 2015*

                Financial Reports and Checks

                Approval of Checks and Financial Reports*

                                The Board will review monthly expenditures and financial reports and vote on their approval.

                Monthly Income/Expense Report (Discussion)

  1. LIBRARY DIRECTORS’ REPORT

Personnel

                Facilities/Operations

                Community/Fundraising

                Circulation/Program Usage

                RAILS Library System Report

  1. COMMITTEE REPORTS

    Policy                         Schadt, Cannalte, Christiansen

          Finance                      Schadt, Baker, Maravilla

          Friends’ Liaison         Schadt

  1. NEW BUSINESS

Library Policies Review*

The board will review and potentially vote to add or delete existing library policies, or otherwise amend or modify existing library policies. Policies to be reviewed include, but are not specifically limited to:

  • Introduction
  • Library Organization Chart
  • Criteria for Merit Recognition
  • Discipline Policy
  • Identity Protection Policy
  • Benefits
  • Procedure for Donations/Donation Policy
  • Check Out Policy
  • Ethics Policy
  • Americans with Disabilities Act Policy
  • Policy on Public Participation and Comment at Meetings

Library Bylaws Review*

The board will review and potentially vote to amend its current library bylaws, specifically those sections related to votes for selecting board officers.

Exterior Library Sign*

The board will review specifications associated with an exterior sign and potentially vote to approve the installation of a sign.

Nominating Committee Appointments

The board president will appoint trustees to the library board’s nominating committee to select a new slate of board officers to be offered for a future board vote, as required in the library’s bylaws.

  1. OLD BUSINESS
     
  2. EXECUTIVE SESSSION*

The Board of Library Trustees will meet in Executive Session under the exception of the Open Meetings Act ILCS Chapter 5, Act 120, Section 120/2(c)(1): the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body or legal counsel for the public body including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee of the public body or against legal counsel for the public body to determine its validity.

  1. ITEM(S) FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR ACTION*
  2. UPCOMING DATES

Regular Board Meeting, May 20, 2015, 7:00 PM

  1. BOARD DISCUSSION
  • Unofficial Consolidated Election Results
  • Qualifications-Based Selection Process

Adjournment*

Note:  An asterisk (*) at the end of a line means a vote may be taken on the matter preceding it.

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 847-669-5439 x11, 48 hours in advance, if possible, to allow for the arrangement of reasonable accommodations.