Warren-Newport Public Library District Lake County, Illinois Board of Trustees Jo Beckwith, President Anne Linsdau-Hoeppner Tom Colwell, Vice President Kathleen Kettman Andrea Farr Capizzi, Treasurer George Kotsinis Bonnie Sutton, Secretary Regular Board Meeting Tuesday, March 27, 2018 McCullough Room Call to Order, Roll Call, and Determination of Quorum President Beckwith called the Meeting to order at 7:15 p.m. Trustees present: Beckwith, Colwell, Farr Capizzi, Kettman, Kotsinis and Linsdau Trustees absent: Sutton Also present: Executive Director Ryan Livergood, Recording Secretary Celia Ornelas, Noreen Reese and Jan Marsh. Pledge of Allegiance President Beckwith led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance. Reading of Mission Statement President Beckwith read the Mission Statement aloud. Public Comments, Correspondence and Communications a. Public Comments. Deputy Director Noreen Reese announced that there will be a new bookmobile schedule after April 1, 2018. b. Written: i. Memoranda from legal counsel. None. ii. Other. Jan Marsh wrote a “Thank you” card to Trustees after she won the spectacular raffle basket, Board Favorites, at Bingo in the Books. Warren-Newport Public Library District Board of Trustees—Minutes of Regular Meeting March 27, 2018– Page 1 of 4 Consent Agenda a. Secretary’s report. Approval of minutes of the Regular Meeting February 20, 2018. b. Monthly Financial Report for January 2018. c. Approval of payrolls for February 2018. d. Approval of bills payable for March 2018. e. Patron suggestions from February 2018. f. Board Policies for Approval: i. 3025 Interlibrary Loan ii. 3055 Display and Literature Distribution g. Personnel Policy for approval: 516 Computer and Email Usage Vice President Colwell removed item g. from the Consent Agenda Trustee Kettman moved and Trustee Linsdau seconded to approve items a. through f. of the Consent Agenda. The motion carried on a voice vote. Absent: Sutton Item Removed from Consent Agenda Trustee Kotsinis moved and President Beckwith seconded to approve Policy 516 Computer and Email Usage as presented. The motion carried on a voice vote. Absent: Sutton President’s Report President Beckwith presented a written report at the meeting. Reports of Other Trustees Treasurer Farr Capizzi attended Bingo in the Books event and won 4 raffle Baskets. Treasurer Farr Capizzi enjoyed the program, the event was great. She suggested that the date of the event be consistent from year to year. Trustee Kotsinis thanked Jon Beausoleil for his service at WNPL and wished him well on his retirement. Trustee Kotsinis and his family will miss him and his guitar playing at story times. Reports of Standing Committees a. Committee of the Whole – Meeting of March 6, 2018 i. General and Personnel ii. Finance iii. Policy Warren-Newport Public Library District Board of Trustees—Minutes of Regular Meeting March 27, 2018– Page 2 of 4 Executive Director’s Report for February 2018 Executive Director Livergood presented a written report in the packet. Executive Director gave information about Bingo in the Books. Executive Director announced that Jan Marsh will retire after 26 years with WNPL. She will take on a new part-time role as Special Projects Coordinator. Sandy Beda will become Head of Communications. Executive Director gave a report on the Strategic Plan – Safety and Security. Treasurer Farr Capizzi moved and President Beckwith seconded that Trustee Linsdau act as Secretary Pro Tempore in the absence of Secretary Sutton. The motion carried on a voice vote. Absent: Sutton New Business a. Policy 517 Internet Usage. President Beckwith moved and Trustee Kotsinis seconded that Policy 517 Internet Usage be approved as presented. Motion withdrawn Treasurer Farr Capizzi moved and Vice President Colwell seconded to bring back Policy 517 Internet Usage to April’s Committee of the Whole for discussion. The motion carried on a roll call vote as follows: Ayes: Linsdau, Farr Capizzi, Kotsinis, Kettman, Colwell Nays: Beckwith Absent: Sutton b. Tour of Coco’s Cove. c. Other potentially actionable items: Agenda items for April 2018 Regular Meeting. i. Review first draft of working budget ii. Quarterly Review: Self-Evaluation Board Goals iii. Other. Public Forum. None Announcements a. By the chair: i. Communications to the public. None Warren-Newport Public Library District Board of Trustees—Minutes of Regular Meeting March 27, 2018– Page 3 of 4 ii. Upcoming calendar 1. Next Committee of the Whole: Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 7:00 p.m. 2. Next Regular Board Meeting: Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 7:00 p.m. 3. National Library Week April 9-12, 2018. Theme “Libraries Lead” b. By other Trustees or Executive Director President Beckwith mentioned some interesting articles from the February 2018 issue of ILA Reporter. Executive Director Livergood reminded the Trustees about filing of the Statement of Economic Interest. President Beckwith and Trustee Linsdau will work together to provide treats for WNPL staff from Trustees on National Library Workers Day. Adjournment Treasurer Farr Capizzi moved and Trustee Linsdau seconded that the meeting be adjourned. The motion carried on a voice vote. President Beckwith adjourned the meeting at 8:04p.m. /s/ Anne Linsdau-Hoeppner Anne Linsdau, Secretary Pro Tempore Approved: April 17, 2018 /s/ Celia G. Ornelas Celia G. Ornelas, Recording Secretary Warren-Newport Public Library District Board of Trustees—Minutes of Regular Meeting March 27, 2018– Page 4 of 4