Upcoming Agenda


North Riverside Public Library District

2400 S. DesPlaines Avenue

North Riverside, Illinois

Agenda – Regular meeting of APRIL 14, 2014 – FINAL


1.   Open of Meeting

A. Call to order

B. Determination of quorum

C. Recognition of visitors to the meeting

D. Approval of agenda and requested changes to consent agenda


2.   Open Forum

Audience Note: If you wish to speak to the Board, please read and

complete the open forum sheet provided and give it to the Board



3.   Financial reports

A. Treasurer

B. Accountant


4.   Consent Agenda

A. Approval of financial statements

B. Approval of Warrant Lists #14-04 and #14-04A

C. Authorization to transfer $80,000.00

     Detailed information on all consent agenda items is included in

     this meeting packet. If you have any questions about consent

     agenda items or any agenda item as you prepare for the meeting,

     please contact the Library Director, Robert J. Lifka at (708)

     447-0869 or lifkar@northriversidelibrary.org.


5.   Committee Reports

  1. Building and Grounds (Dave Witken, chairman)
    1. Service and Inspection Log (Information)
    2. Repair Log (Information)
    3. Technology (Information)
    4. DVD/CD Cleaner Purchase/Lease (Action)


B. Management of Services (P.J. Folz, chairman)

  1. Foundation (Information)


C. Finance (Brad Lanken, chairman)

  1. Review of insurance (Information)


D. Long Range Planning (Greg Gordon, chairman)

1. Survey summary (Discussion)


E. Personnel (Kay Subaitis, chairman)

1. Friends of the Library (Information)

  1. Annual employee recognition (Discussion)
  2. Adopt Recognition Policy (Action)


F. Policy (Mary Lee, chairman)

1. Approve new policies (Action)



6. President


7. Other Action Items

A. Approval of the minutes

  1. March 10, 2014, Library Board Meeting
  2. February 20, 2014, Committee of the Whole Committee Meeting
  3. March 3, 2014, Building and Grounds Committee Meeting
  4. March 3, 2014, Committee of the Whole Meeting
  5. March 10, 2014, Finance Committee Meeting
  6. March 13, 2014, Committee of the Whole Meeting
  7. March 17, 2014, Policy Committee Meeting
  8. March 17, 2014, Strategic Planning Committee Meeting
  9. March 19, 2014, Committee of the Whole Meeting


8. Information items

  1. Committee Meetings
  2. Calendar
  3. Memorial Books Report
  4. Correspondence
  5. Board action log
  6. Trustee continuing education
  7. Grants
  8. Advocacy


9.   Closed session (The Board of Trustees may decide, by a roll call vote, to convene in closed session if there are matters to discuss confidentially, in accordance with the Open Meetings Act)


10. Return to open session


11. Possible action item (pertaining to closed session discussion)


12. Adjournment


Note: Agenda items may be added that pertain to discussion or


      No items may be added to the final agenda that require Board



Next meeting is currently scheduled for May 12, 2014