Board Action Summary (FY2019)

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June 25, 2019

Approved Consent Agenda
Accepted May 2019 Bills
Accepted May Financial Reports
Approved the Staff Report
Approved January 2019 - June 25, 2019 Closed Session Minutes to Remain Closed
Approved Destruction of July 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017 Closed Session Recordings

May 23, 2019

Appointed Stacey Carter Special Library Representative
Approved Consent Agenda
Accepted May Bills
Accepted May Financial Reports
Accepted Staff Report
Accepted Secondary Employment
Approved FY2020 Budgets and Budget Narratives
Approved FY2020 Operational Plan
Certified Board Elections
Public Library Representative: Loretta Broomfield
Public Library Trustee Representatives: Karen Bounds, Beverly J. Obert, Joshua Short, and William C. Wagner Jr.
Appointed Dominique Granger IMRF Authorized Agent
Approved Additional Bank Signers
Approved FY2020 Board Meeting Dates
Approved FY2020 IHLS Holidays
Approved FY2020 System Attorneys

April 30, 2019 - Special Meeting

Approved the Staff Report
Board went into closed session recommendation for dismissal of staff member approved

April 30, 2019

Approved Consent Agenda
Accepted March Bills
Accepted March Financial Reports
Announced Stacey Carter’s resignation
Approved East St. Louis Resource Center membership change and the Vienna Correctional Center
Membership Application
Approved Secondary Employment
Approved Reallocation of Capital Funds for Champaign - Soffit Painting
Announced the May board meeting date change to May 23

March 26, 2019

Appoint Frank Bandre from Mascoutah Public Library to Open Board Seat
Approved Consent Agenda
Accepted February Bills
Accepted February Financial Reports
Approved the Staff Report
Approved Secondary Employment
Approved the SIU Lease Contract for the Carbondale Hub
Approved the Executive Director Contract
Approved Payment to the Space Planning Consultant

February 26, 2019

Approved the Consent Agenda
Accepted January 2019 Bills
Accepted January Financial Reports
Approved the Staff Report
Approved Proposed Bylaws Change: Article VI, Section 4: Nominating
Approved Surplus Items
Announced resignation of Geoff Bant

February 22, 2019 - Special Meeting

Accepted the staff report
Approved Leslie Bednar’s recommendations

January 22, 2019

Approved January 22, 2019 Consent Agenda
Accepted the Director & Staff Activity Report
Accepted November 2018 Bills
Accepted December 2018 Bills
Approved November/December Financial Reports
Approved the Staff Report
Approved the Marketing Coordinator Position Change to Full - Time
Approved Janet Howard to replace Merna Youngblood on the Nominating Committee
Approve Closed Session Minutes January 2018 - June 25, 2018 remain closed
Approve Destruction of Closed Minutes January 1, 2017 - June 30, 2017

November 27, 2018

Approved Consent Agenda
Accepted October Bills
Approved October Financial Report
Approved Staff Report
Approved Nominating Committee Recommendations: Rachel Fuller, Chair (Urbana Free Library), Bobbi Perriman (Vespasian-Warner Public Library District), Jill Pifer (Fairview Heights Public Library), Theresa Tyner (Danville Public Library), Kathy West (Pinckneyville Public Library), Merna Youngblood (Frontier Community College)
Approved Membership Application for Potomac Public Library District

October 23, 2018

Approved Consent Agenda
Accepted September Bills
Approved September Financial Report
Approved Staff Report
Approved Secondary Employment
Leslie Bednar reported an increase in the Champaign building appraisal due to new roof and updates
Reviewed Member Day Report
Sara Zumwalt announced search for Nominating committee members
Approved Cleaning Contract for Champaign

September 25, 2018

Appointed Janet Jenkins to fill the vacant school representative seat
Approved Consent Agenda
Accepted August 2018 Bills
Accepted August Financial Report
Accepted FY2018 Audit
Approved Audit Narrative and Tabular Reports
Approved Staff Report
Approved Benefits Proposal for Part-Time Staff
Approved Space Planning Consultant

August 28, 2018

Approved Consent Agenda
Accepted July 2018 Bills
Accepted July Financial Report
Approved Secondary Employment
Approved a Salary Increase for the Executive Director
Approved Board Committee Appointments
Approved Geoff Bant and Gary Jones as the Ethics Commission
Approved Retaining Gary Denue as Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer
Approved Retaining Tina Hubert as Open Meetings Act (OMA) Officer

July 26, 2018

Accepted new board member Melanie Allen from Mt Zion CUSD #3 as school representative
Approved Sharon Yearwood to fill vacant seat for public library representative
Certified Election of Officers:
  • Sara Zumwalt, President
  • Stacey Carter, Vice-President
  • Sandy West, Secretary
  • Beverly Obert-Treasurer
Approved Consent Agenda
Accepted June 2018 Bills
Accepted Staff Report