Warren-Newport Public Library District Lake County, Illinois Board of Trustees Jo Beckwith, President Katherine Arnold George Kotsinis, Vice President Celeste Flores Bonnie Sutton, Secretary Wendy Hamilton Andrea Farr Capizzi, Treasurer Regular Board Meeting Tuesday, March 15, 2022 Meeting Room B Call to Order, Roll Call, and Determination of Quorum President Beckwith called the Meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Trustees present: Arnold, Beckwith, Farr Capizzi, Flores, Kotsinis, Hamilton and Sutton. Also present: Executive Director Ryan Livergood, Recording Secretary Celia Ornelas, Kevin Getty and Smruti Savarkar. 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. None. Consent Agenda a. Secretary’s report. Approval of minutes of Regular Meeting February 15, 2022 b. Reports of Standing Committees. Committee of the Whole March 1, 2022: i. Finance ii. Building & Grounds iii. Policies iv. Personnel, General and Summary c. Monthly Financial Statements for January 2022 d. Approval of payrolls for February 2022 e. Approval of bills payable for January 2022 f. Approval of Board Policies: i. 1020 Indemnification Conflict of Interest ii. 3007 Standards of Public Service g. Approval of Personnel Policies: i. 105 Personal Relationships ii. 107 Immigration Law Compliance h. Patron Suggestions February 2022 President Beckwith moved and Secretary Sutton seconded that the Consent Agenda be approved as presented. The motion carried on a voice vote. President’s Report President Beckwith presented a written report in the packet. Reports of Other Trustees. None. Executive Director’s Report March 2022 Executive Director Livergood presented a written report in the packet. Old Business a. Library operations and mask requirements update Executive Director Livergood gave an oral update. b. Board self-evaluation The results were tabulated, and Trustee Hamilton will present them at the Committee of the Whole April 2022. New Business a. ReadersFirst Membership Vice President Kotsinis moved and President Beckwith seconded that Warren- Newport Public Library join ReadersFirst. The motion carried on a voice vote. b. Personnel Policy 705 Personal Appearance President Beckwith moved and Trustee Hamilton seconded that Personnel Policy 705 be approved as presented. The motion carried on a voice vote. c. Other potentially actionable items: Agenda items for April 2022 Regular Meeting. i. Monthly Financial Reports for February 2022 ii. Initial presentation of Budget draft iii. Board Policies: 1. 1045 Minutes and Recordings of Executive Sessions 2. 3050 Meeting Rooms iv. Quarterly Review: Board Self-Evaluation and Board Goals Public Forum. None. Announcements a. By the Chair: i. Communications to the public ii. Upcoming calendar 1. National Library Week, April 3 – 9, 2022. 2. Next Committee of the Whole: Tuesday, April 5, 2022, 7:00 p.m. 3. Next Regular Board Meeting: Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 7:00 p.m. 4. Library Closed: Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022. 5. Book Sale: Saturday, April 30, 2022. b. By other trustees or the Executive Director Treasurer Farr Capizzi moved and Vice President Kotsinis seconded that the Board accept the Executive Director’s signature on the check for James Rachlin #18225 in the amount of $450.00. The motion carried on a voice vote. Adjournment Treasurer Farr Capizzi moved and President Beckwith seconded that the meeting be adjourned. The motion carried on a voice vote. President Beckwith adjourned the meeting at 7:14 p.m. /s/Bonnie Sutton Bonnie Sutton, Secretary Approved: April 19, 2022 /s/ Celia G. Ornelas Celia G. Ornelas, Recording Secretary