Regular Meeting Minutes – October 17, 2018

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Board of Trustees 

of the 

Huntley Area Public Library District 

Minutes of the Regular Meeting 

October 17, 2018 


Call to Order:  A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Huntley Area Public Library District was held in the Program Room at the Huntley Area Public Library District, 11000 Ruth Road, Huntley, IL 60142 on October 17, 2018.  President Budzynski called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. 


Trustees Present:  Chris Budzynski, Sean Cratty, Shannon McKibben, David Moore, David Novalinski, Marjorie Smith and Leslie Threadgill-Smith 

Trustees Absent:  None 

Library Staff Present:  Frank Novak, Library Director; Loralei Getty, Business Manager; Pamela Kampwerth, Head of Circulation and Outreach Services; Leigh Ann Porsch, Head of Marketing and Public Relations 

Visitors Present:  None 

Public Comments:  There were no public comments. 

Secretary’s Report:  Threadgill-Smith motioned, Smith seconded that the Board approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on September 19, 2018 as presented.  All Ayes.  No Nays.  Motion carried. 

Smith motioned, Novalinski seconded that the Board approve the minutes of the Facilities Committee Meeting held on September 19, 2018 as amended.  All Ayes.  No Nays.  Motion carried. 

Financial Reports and Checks:  McKibben motioned, Novalinski seconded that the Board approve the checks and financial report for September 2018 as presented.  Roll call votes were:  Budzynski-Aye; Cratty-Aye, McKibben-Aye, Novalinski-Aye, Smith-Aye and Threadgill-Smith-Aye.  All Ayes.  No Nays.  Motion carried.  Check #26614 payable to Positive Promotions, Inc. for $18.00 is an upcharge from the original order of Thanksgiving 2019 Holiday Greeting Card Calendar. 

Monthly Income/Expense Report (Discussion):  Trustees reviewed the Income/Expense Report-September 2018 and there were no questions or comments. 

Librarian’s Report:  Presented by Novak. 

Included in this month’s packet is a draft copy of the levy ordinance for review.  With the board’s approval, the levy ordinance will be adopted at the Regular Board Meeting on November 21st.   

Moore entered the meeting at 5:44 p.m. 

Novak presented a building program update which included the following: 

  1. The latest bubble schematic from the Core Planning Group 
  1. A 3D rendering of the elevation 
  1. The latest bubble schematic from the Core Planning Group with revisions from Novak 

The library will be conducting a focus group of Sun City residents. 

Committee Reports: 

Policy & Personnel:  There was no report. 

Finance:  There was no report. 

Facilities:  The committee met on September 19, 2018 at 6:45 p.m. to provide a Core Planning Group progress update. 

Friends’ Liaison:  Presented by Kampwerth.  The Friends Annual Luncheon is on October 19th.  Culver’s fundraising event will be on October 22nd.  The Holiday Baskets fundraiser will be held from November 16-December 20.  National Day of Giving is on Tuesday, November 27th. 

New Business: 

Review of Draft Levy Ordinance, Approval of Property Tax Estimate, and Selection of Date for Levy Adoption:  Novalinski motioned, McKibben seconded that the Board approve the Property Tax Estimate as presented and adopt the levy ordinance at the Regular Board Meeting on November 21, 2018.  Roll call votes were:  Budzynski-Aye; Cratty-Aye, McKibben-Aye, Moore-Aye, Novalinski-Aye, Smith-Aye and Threadgill-Smith-Aye.  All Ayes.  No Nays.  Motion carried. 

Old Business:  There was no Old Business. 

Upcoming Dates:  The next Regular Monthly Board Meeting of the Board of Trustees will be Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at the Huntley Area Public Library District at 5:30 p.m. 

Board Discussion:  A board retreat has been scheduled on Saturday, December 1 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Huntley Park District. 

Executive Session:  There was no Executive Session. 

Items from Executive Session for Action:  None. 

Adjourn:  Threadgill-Smith motioned, Cratty seconded to adjourn the meeting at 6:06 p.m.  All Ayes.  No Nays.  Motion carried. 


Respectfully Submitted, 

Shannon V. McKibben, Secretary