Upcoming Agenda

North Riverside Public Library District

2400 S. DesPlaines Avenue

North Riverside, Illinois


Agenda – Regular meeting of AUGUST 11, 2014


Open of Meeting

  • Call to order
  • Determination of quorum
  • Recognition of visitors to the meeting
  • Approval of agenda and requested changes to consent agenda


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


Financial reports

  • Treasurer
  • Accountant



  • Recognition of staff members celebrating 15-year and 25-year anniversaries


Consent Agenda

  • Approval of financial statements
  • Approval of Warrant List #14-08 and #14-08A
  • Authorization to transfer $60,000.00

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, Ted Bodewes at (708) 447-0869 or bodewese@northriversidelibrary.org.


Committee Reports

A. Building and Grounds (Dave Witken, chairman)

  • Service and Inspection Log (Information)
  • Repair Log (Information)
  • Technology (Information)


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

  • Foundation (Information)

C. Long Range Planning (Greg Gordon, chairman)

D. Personnel (Kay Subaitis, chairman)

  • Friends of the Library (Information)

E. Policy (Mary Lee, chairman)



  • Sunday Hours (Action)
  • Holiday Closings (Action)
  • Holiday Open House (Information)


Other Action Items

Approval of the minutes

  • July 14, 2014, Board Meeting
  • July 9, 2014, Building and Grounds Committee Meeting
  • July 28, 2014, Special Board Meeting

Information items

  • Committee Meetings
  • Calendar
  • Memorial Books Report
  • Correspondence
  • Board action log
  • Trustee continuing education
  • Grants
  • Advocacy


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)


Return to open session


Possible action item (pertaining to closed session discussion)




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 September 8, 2014