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Library Board Agenda: Department reports, Salary benchmarking, Teacher library cards, and more

Thursday, July 20, 6:30 p.m.

LANSING, Ill. (July 17, 2023) – The July 20 meeting of the Lansing Public Library Board of Trustees begins at 6:30 p.m. in the quiet study area of the library.


  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Recognition of Visitors
  4. Correspondence
  5. Motion to approve the minutes from the Regular Board Meeting on June 15, 2023
  6. Motion to approve June 2023 and July 2023 expenditures for payroll, invoices, debit/credit card, and the Treasurer’s report
  7. Director and Department Head Reports
  8. Old Business
    1. Motion to approve the updates to the 2021 Lansing Public Library’s Financial Policy as recommended by James Rachlin
  9. New Business
    1. Motion to approve the HR Source’s Salary Benchmarking plan for updated pay grades
    2. Motion to approve the 2023-2024 Memorandum of Understanding for Lansing School Districts 158, 171, 215, and Lansing Christian School for issuing Lansing Public Library Teacher Library Cards
    3. Motion to approve closing at 1:00 pm on Saturday, 9/2/2023, for carpet cleaning
    4. Motion to approve the 2023-2024 OMA Officer and FOIA Officers
    5. Motion to approve the 3-year agreement for Baker & Taylor’s Collection HQ product — $6,750 for the product, $1,500 for the implementation fee
    6. Motion to keep the Lansing Public Library’s Executive minutes closed
    7. Motion to change the September meeting time to 6:00 pm for the facility tour
    8. Motion to approve the adjusted contract with O’Neill & Gaspardo
    9. Motion to approve the disposal of the Youth Services (9 yrs old) AWE computer, 1 table and chair, 8 purple padded chairs (20 yrs old), 4 wooden shelves (20 yrs old)
  10. Motion to Adjourn

The Library Board of Trustees will not meet in August. The next scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees is September 21, 2023, at 6 p.m. (earlier due to the facility walk-through).

Any person needing an accommodation for a disability at the meeting should contact Lisa Korajczyk, Director, Lansing Public Library by telephone at (708) 474-2447 or in writing five days prior to the meeting date.

The Lansing Public Library is located at 2750 Indiana Avenue in Lansing.

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The Lansing Public Library is located at 2750 Indiana Avenue. (Photo: Melanie Jongsma)

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Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.