Board Action Summary (FY2017)

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June 20, 2017

  • Consent Agenda approved
  • June Bills approved
  • Financial Reports approved
  • Staff Report approved
  • Secondary Employment approved
  • IHLS FY2018 Prevailing Wage Adoption approved
  • Surplus Items approved
  • IHLS FY2018 Ancillary Benefit Insurance Policies approved with on board member abstaining
  • Destruction of Closed Session Recordings: August 9, 2011 - September 24, 2013 approved
  • The board recognized the retirement of Clyde Hall and Sarah Isaacs

May 25, 2017

  • Appoint Susan Pennington 2 months early to complete Rachel Fuller’s term
  • Consent Agenda approved
  • April Bills approved
  • Financial Reports approved
  • Staff Update approved
  • Board Elections approved
  • IHLS FY2018 Board Meeting Dates approved
  • IHLS FY2018 Holidays approved
  • IHLS FY2018 System Attorneys approved
  • Vehicle Purchase approved

April 25, 2017

  • Changes to agenda approved
  • Tiffany Droege seated as school library representative
  • Consent Agenda approved with removal of March minutes for corrections
  • March Bills approved
  • Financial reports approved
  • Staff Update approved
  • Secondary Employment approved
  • Personnel approved
  • Proposed Changes to Personnel Code approved:
    • Section I C 3 Organization and Administration of System
    • Section II H 4 Employment Process
  • Proposed changes to Financial Policies approved:
    • IHLS Financial Policy
    • IHLS Financial Procedures and Practices
    • IHLS Investment of Public Funds Policy
  • Membership considerations approved recommendation to suspend:
    • North Greene CUSD #3
    • Our Lady of the Snows Retirement Community
  • Copyright Reform Resolution approved

March 28, 2017

  • Changes to agenda approved
  • Mary Barteau and Rachel Fuller recognized for years of service
  • Consent agenda approved
  • February 2017 board minutes approved
  • February Bills approved
  • Financial Reports approved
  • Staff Update approved after board went into closed session
  • Sara Zumwalt was appointed board secretary to replace Rachel Fuller
  • Proposed Revision Personnel Code – Section VII Travel approved

February 28, 2017

  • Consent agenda approved
  • Appoint Deborah Owen as Public Library Trustee to replace Jim Fenton approved
  • January Bills approved
  • Financial Reports approved
  • Staff Update approved
  • Proposed Revision Bylaws – Article VII approved
  • Proposed Endorsement and Sponsorship Policy approved
  • Appoint Clyde Hall as Open Meeting Act Officer approved
  • Local Government Travel Expense Control Act Resolution approved
  • Recommendation to suspend Centreville Public Library approved

January 24, 2017

  • Consent agenda approved
  • November 2016 and December 2016 minutes approved
  • Financial Reports approved
  • Staff updated approved
  • Proposed Bylaws Changes approved
  • Proposed changes to personnel code accepted
  • Jim Fenton honored for years of service to Illinois library systems

December 20, 2016

  • Board approved up to $50,000 be made available for additional expense requests for material and labor from IHLS reserves to complete repairs on Champaign roof. Any amount in excess of $50,000 will be sent to the Executive Committee and they will become final authority.

November 22, 2016

  • Consent agenda approved
  • October Board meeting minutes approved
  • Financial Reports approved
  • Staff Update Approved
  • Secondary employment request approved
  • Additional funds to repair Champaign roof approved
  • Vendor offers info back to Communications committee with recommendations
  • Membership suspension for Woodlawn approved
  • Nominating committee appointments approved

October 25, 2016

  • Consent agenda approved
  • September 2016 board meeting minutes approved
  • Recognition to Chris Janvrin for 25 years with IHLS
  • Financial reports approved
  • Staff update approved
  • Secondary employment approved
  • Vendor offers postponed pending more information

September 27, 2016

  • Consent agenda approved
  • July 21 2016 Board Training Minutes approved
  • Aug 2016 minutes approved
  • Aug Financial report approved
  • Financial audit and narrative approved
  • Staff update approved
  • New contract and 5% raise for executive director approved
  • 3% raise for staff approved
  • Health insurance approved - new provider United Healthcare
  • Replacement of Champaign roof approved

August 23, 2016

  • Consent agenda approved
  • July 2016 minutes approved
  • Financial reports approved
  • Staff update approved
  • Board citation review schedule approved
  • IHLS Ethics commission appointed and approved (Gary Denue, Sarah Isaacs, Gary Jones)
  • IHLS Advocacy introduced and approved
  • IHLS Priorities – Leslie reported staff will be working with Pat Wagner to “market” our system

July 26, 2016

  • Consent agenda approved
  • June 2016 minutes approved
  • Financial reports approved
  • Staff update approved
  • Support for the endorsement of CE Brehm PL approved
  • Gary Denue volunteered to be FOIA officer – approved
  • Board citation review volunteers sought
  • Members Matter meetings introduced to new board members
  • Request for board committee placement preferences