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 December 15, 2015 7:00 PM McCullough Board 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 i. Regular meeting of November 17, 2015. ii. Executive session of October 20, 2015, to remain closed to the public. b. Monthly financial report for October 2015. c. Approval of payrolls for November 2015. d. Approval of bills payable for December 2015. e. Patron suggestions from November 2015. MOTION: THAT THE CONSENT AGENDA BE APPROVED AS PRESENTED. VI. Item(s) removed from consent agenda, if any. ACTION {5} VII. President’s report. INFORMATION {1} VIII. Reports of other trustees. INFORMATION {5} IX. Correspondence, communications, and public comments. INFORMATION {20} a. Written: i. Memoranda from legal counsel, if any. ii. Other. b. Public comments Visitors will be granted 3 minutes to introduce themselves and 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 December 15, 2015 Agenda page 2 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 December 7, 2015 b. Committee of the Whole—Meeting of December 1, 2015 XI. Director’s report for November 2015 INFORMATION {2} XII. Old Business a. Update on tween space project. INFORMATION {10} b. Update on staff room project. INFORMATION {10} c. Fundraising update. INFORMATION {3} d. Disaster Plan. INFORMATION AND ACTION {5} MOTION: THAT THE BOARD APPROVE “2015 WNPL DISASTER PLAN RV 6”. XIII. New business a. Requirements for the Per Capita Grant for fiscal year 2016. INFORMATION {10} b. Submission of application for Illinois Public Library Per Capita Grant for fiscal year 2016. ACTION {2} MOTION: THAT THE APPLICATION FOR THE ILLINOIS PUBLIC LIBRARY PER CAPITA GRANT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2016 BE SUBMITTED. c. Other potentially actionable items: Agenda items for January 2016 regular meeting. ACTION {5} i. Bond Levy Abatement Ordinance ii. Executive Session to consider performance of Executive Director iii. Appointment of Board Self-Evaluation Committee iv. Midyear Financial Report v. Semi-annual review of closed minutes vi. Other 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 December 15, 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 i. Communications to the public ii. Upcoming calendar 1. Next regular board meeting: Tuesday, January 19, 2015, 7:00 p.m. 2. Next committee meetings a. Committee of the Whole—Tuesday, January 5, 2015 b. Art Acquisitions—TBD c. Personnel—TBD 3. ILA Trustee Forum Workshop: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the Chicago Marriott Oak Brook b. By other trustees or the director XVI. Adjournment. ACTION { <1} MOTION: THAT THE MEETING BE ADJOURNED. {Estimated total duration 107 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.