Warren-Newport Public Library District Board of Trustees Personnel Committee of the Whole Report Committee, Date, and Location: Tuesday, February 2, 2016, McCullough Board Room Members Attending: Tom Colwell, George Kotsinis, Sue Niemi, Nancy Sheldon, Ryan Livergood, Jo Beckwith Absent: Bob Diehl, Andrea Farr Capizzi Also Attending: Noreen Reese Summary: 101 Nature of Employment: No change. Consensus to approve. 102 Employee Relations: Consensus to eliminate this policy, pending legal advice. 103 Equal Employment Opportunity: Grammar and word clarity changes. Addition of sexual orientation to types of discrimination. Consensus to approve after legal inquiry as to whether or not a legal reference in recommended for inclusion in the policy. 104 Ethics and Conduct: Grammar and word clarity changes only. Consensus to approve. What’s Next? (Owner -Action Items -Deadline): Ryan: Get legal advice on 102 and 103 Recommendation(s) for Board Action: None Approve the following personnel policies via the consent agenda: 101 Nature of Employment 103 Equal Employment Opportunity 104 Ethics and Conduct Eliminate the following personnel policy via the consent agenda: 102 Employee Relations Agenda item(s) for next Committee of the Whole: Personnel policies 105, 110, 114, 116 Jo announced that she’d been contacted by a reporter who is writing a story about Ryan. She shared a copy of the answers she emailed the writer. Nancy Sheldon moved and Tom Colwell seconded to end the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a unanimous voice vote. Jo Beckwith