Regular Meeting Agenda – Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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, November 20, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
AGENDA
 

Call to Order
Attendance
Public Comment and Visitors
 

  1. Public Comment on Ordinance 2013-5, Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory Pursuant to 75 ILCS 16/15-15

                The Board will hear public comment on the proposed Ordinance 2013-5, to bring library service permanently to and annex the territory described in the Ordinance.
 

  1. Ordinance 2013-5, Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory Pursuant to 75 ILCS 16/15-15*

The Board will consider and potentially vote on Ordinance 2013-5 to bring library service permanently to and annex the territory described in the Ordinance.
 

  1. REGULAR BUSINESS       

                Secretary’s Report         
Approval of Minutes of the following:
Regular Board Meeting, October 23, 2013*
                                Special Board Meeting, November 4, 2013*
 
                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. 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: 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.         NAMING OF AND COMPSENSATION FOR INTERIM LIBRARY DIRECTOR EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 3, 2013, 5:00 PM.*

                        The Board will consider and potentially vote to appoint an Interim Library Director effective December 3, 2013, 5 PM.
 

  1. COMPENSATION OF THE LIBRARY DIRECTOR*

                        As a part of the annual performance review process for the Library Director, the Board will consider and potentially vote on compensation for the Library Director.
 

  1. LIBRARY DIRECTOR’S REPORT

Personnel
                Facilities/Operations
                Community/Fundraising
                Circulation/Program Usage
                RAILS Library System Report
 

  1. COMMITTEE REPORTS

                 Policy                                               Schadt, Christiansen, Cannalte, Judy Klein
                Finance                                             Baker, Schadt, Maravilla
                Friends’ Liaison                                Schadt
 

  1. NEW BUSINESS

Illinois Municipal Fund (IMRF) Contribution Rate for Calendar Year 2014
                The Library Director will present the library’s IMRF Contribution Rate for Calendar 2014 to the Board.
Resolution 2013-9, Board Bylaws*
The Board will consider and potentially vote on proposed updates to the Board Bylaws as contained in Resolution 2013-9.
“Library Mission Statement” Policy*
                The Board will consider and potentially vote on proposed changes to the Library’s Mission Statement.
“Policy on Carrying Guns on Library Property”*
                The Board will consider and potential vote to adopt a “Policy on Carrying Guns on Library Property” in accordance with existing State Law.
Natural Gas Contract*
                The Board will consider and potentially vote on a proposed contract with a natural gas supplier.
 

  1. OLD BUSINESS

Benefits Policy*
                The Board will consider and potential vote on proposed updates to the Benefits policy.
 

  1.         UPCOMING DATES

Regular, December Board Meeting, December 11, 2013 (Note this is the 2nd Wednesday of  the month)
 

  1. BOARD DISCUSSION

Scheduling Special Board Meeting – Board Retreat                         
 
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.