The Warren-Newport Public Library District provides the community with access to information, kindles the imagination of children and adults, and supports lifelong learning.— Mission statement approved by the Board of Trustees, December 13, 2005 Board of Trustees Regular Meeting September 21, 2015 7:00 PM McCullough Room AGENDA I. Call to order, roll call, and determination of quorum {<1} II. Pledge of Allegiance {1} III. Reading of the Mission Statement {<1} IV. Safety Instruction {1} V. Consent agenda (Any trustee may remove items from the consent agenda for separate action by the Board.) ACTION {2} a. Secretary’s report: Approval of minutes as received or corrected . Regular meeting of August 18, 2015. . Special meeting of September 1, 2015 b. Monthly financial report for July 2015. c. Approval of payrolls for July 2015. d. Patron suggestions from July 2015. e. Patron suggestions from August 2015. f. Policies: . 2005 Investment of Public Funds . 4005 Volunteers . 4013 Gift Donation MOTION: THAT THE CONSENT AGENDA BE APPROVED AS PRESENTED. VI. Item(s) removed from consent agenda, if any. ACTION {3} VII. President’s report. INFORMATION {1} VIII. Reports of other trustees. INFORMATION {5} IX. Correspondence, communications, and public comments. INFORMATION {20} a. Written: . Memoranda from legal counsel, if any. . Other. 224 North O’Plaine Road, Gurnee, Illinois 60031 847-244-5150 FAX 847-244-3499 www.wnpl.info Warren-Newport Public Library District Board of Trustees Regular Meeting September 21, 2015 Agenda page 2 Public comments Visitors will be granted 3 minutes to introduce themselves and present any issues they wish to discuss, not to exceed a total of 20 minutes. Speakers who want their remarks to be added to the Board record must provide a copy to the Board Secretary prior to speaking. X. Reports of the standing committees. INFORMATION {2} a. Art Acquisition—Meeting of September 14, 2015. b. Committee of the Whole – September 1, 2015. XI. Executive Director’s report for September 2015. INFORMATION {3} XII. Old business a. Design firm for the staff room project. INFORMATION {2} b. Design firm for the tween space. INFORMATION {2} XIII. New business a. Introduction of Meg Schmaus, new Head of Circulation {2} b. Resolution 2015/2016-1 Proclamation for National Friends of the Libraries Week. ACTION {2} MOTION: THAT RESOLUTION 2015/2016-1 PROCLAMATION FOR NATIONAL FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY WEEK BE ADOPTED. c. Fundraising workshop. INFORMATION {5} d. Improving audio quality of meeting recordings. INFORMATION {5} e. Soffit repair update. INFORMATION {3} f. Shelving of books in series. INFORMATION {3} g. Electric Vehicle Charging Station. INFORMATION {3} h. Other potentially actionable items: Agenda items for October 2015 regular meeting. ACTION {5} i. Treasurer’s report of annual receipts and disbursements. ii. Resolution 2015/2016-2 Resolution to Determine Estimate of Funds Needed for 2015-2016 Fiscal Year 224 North O’Plaine Road, Gurnee, Illinois 60031 847-244-5150 FAX 847-244-3499 www.wnpl.info Individuals requiring special accommodations as specified by the American with Disabilities Act are requested to notify the Library Director at 847-244-5150 ext.3101 at least 48 hours in advance of this meeting date. Warren-Newport Public Library District Board of Trustees Regular Meeting September 21, 2015 Agenda page 3 XIV. Public forum {15} Visitors will be granted 3 minutes to introduce themselves and present any issues they wish to discuss, not to exceed a total of 15 minutes. Speakers who want their remarks to be added to the Board record must provide a copy to the Board Secretary prior to speaking XV. Announcements {5} a. By the chair . Communications to the public . Upcoming calendar 1. Fundraising workshop: Saturday, October 17, 2015, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 2. Next regular board meeting: Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 7:00 p.m. 3. Next committee meetings a. Committee of the Whole: Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 7:00 p.m. b. Art Acquisitions: TBD 4. Other dates a. Banned Books Weeks, Sunday, September 27 – Saturday, October 3, 2015 b. Nationals Friends of Libraries Week, October 18 – October 24, 2015 c. ILA Annual Conference, October 22 – October 24, 2015 b. By other trustees or the director XVI. Adjournment. ACTION { <1} MOTION: THAT THE MEETING BE ADJOURNED. {Estimated total duration 93 minutes} 224 North O’Plaine Road, Gurnee, Illinois 60031 847-244-5150 FAX 847-244-3499 www.wnpl.info Individuals requiring special accommodations as specified by the American with Disabilities Act are requested to notify the Library Director at 847-244-5150 ext.3101 at least 48 hours in advance of this meeting date.