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 February 21, 2017 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 Instructions {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. i. Regular meeting of January 17, 2017. b. Monthly financial report for December 2016. c. Approval of payrolls for January 2017. d. Approval of bills payable for February 2017. e. Patron suggestions from January 2017. f. Approval of Board policies: i. 2015 Imprest Account. g. Approval of Personnel policies: i. 115 Serious Illnesses in the Workplace ii. 203 Employment Reference Checks. iii. 204 Personnel Data Changes. 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 {2} VIII. Reports of other trustees. INFORMATION {5} IX. Correspondence, communications, and public comments. INFORMATION {20} a. Written: 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 February 21, 2017 Agenda page 2 b. i. Memoranda from legal counsel, if any. ii. Other. 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. Executive Director’s report for February 2017. INFORMATION {3} XI. Committee and Advisory Group reports. INFORMATION {2} a. Committee of the Whole—Meeting of February 7, 2017. i. General; Personnel. ii. Finance. iii. Buildings and Grounds. iv. Policy. XII. Unfinished business a. Fundraising update {5} b. Board self-evaluation {20} XIII. New business a. Personnel Policy 202 Personnel Files. ACTION{2} MOTION: THAT PERSONNEL POLICY 202 PERSONNEL FILES BE APPROVED AS PRESENTED. b. Other potentially actionable items: Agenda items for March 2017 regular meeting. ACTION {5} i. Other 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} 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 February 21, 2017 Agenda page 3 a. By the chair i. Communications to the public ii. Upcoming calendar 1. Next regular board meeting: Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 7:00 p.m. 2. Next Committee of the Whole: Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 7:00 p.m. b. By other trustees or the director XVI. Adjournment. ACTION { <1} MOTION: THAT THE MEETING BE ADJOURNED. {Estimated total duration 96 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.