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North Riverside Public Library District

2400 S. DesPlaines Avenue

North Riverside, Illinois


Agenda – Regular meeting of SEPTEMBER 8, 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



  1. Financial reports

A. Treasurer

B. Accountant


  1.    Consent Agenda

A. Approval of financial statements

B. Approval of Warrant List #14-09

C. 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.

  1. Committee Reports

A. Building and Grounds (Dave Witken, chairman)

  1. Service and Inspection Log (Information)
  2. Repair Log (Information)
  3. Technology (Information)     B. Management of Services (P.J. Folz, chairman)

B. Foundation (Information)

C. Finance (Brad Lanken, chairman)

  1. Approval of Warrant List 14-09A (Action)

D. Long Range Planning (Greg Gordon, chairman)

E. Personnel (Kay Subaitis, chairman)

  1. Friends of the Library (Information)

F. Policy (Mary Lee, chairman)

6. President

  1. Budget and Appropriations Ordinance (Action)
  2. Approve Holiday Closings (Action)
  3. Per Capita Grant Requirements (Discussion)
  4. Fall Festival (Discussion)

7. Other Action Items

A. Approval of the minutes

  1. August 11, 2014, Board Meeting
  2. August 18, 2014, Special Meeting
  3. July 14, 2014, Finance Committee Meeting8.

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

Next meeting is currently scheduled for October 13, 2014