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Library Board Agenda: 4.95% levy request, Serving Our Public, audit work, and more

Thursday, November 16, 6:30 p.m.

LANSING, Ill. (November 13, 2023) – The November 16 meeting of the Lansing Public Library Board of Trustees begins at 6:30 p.m. in the quiet study area of the library.

Agenda

  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 October 19, 2023
  6. Motion to approve October and November 2023 expenditures for payroll, invoices, debit/credit card, and the Treasurer’s report
  7. Director and Department Head Reports
  8. Old Business
    1. Financial discussion on capital projects
    2. Motion to approve the 2023 Lansing Public Library Lansing Public Library Personnel Policy: Illinois Paid Leave Worker’s Time
    3. Motion to approve a 4.95% levy request for FY 2024-2025
    4. : Chapters 8-13
  9. New Business
    1. O’Neill & Gaspardo: talk about the audit work: Brett Moeller
    2. Motion to approve the updates to the 2023 Lansing Public Library Personnel Handbook: Employment Categories Policy
    3. Motion to approve the updates to the 2023 Lansing Public Library Personnel Handbook: Vacation Policy
    4. Motion to approve the updates to the 2023 Lansing Public Library Personnel Handbook: Personal Days Policy
    5. Motion to approve the updates to the 2023 Lansing Public Library Personnel Handbook: Medical Leave
    6. Motion to approve the updates to the 2023 Lansing Public Library Personnel Handbook: Sick Leave Policy
    7. Motion to approve the update to the 2023 Lansing Public Library Personnel Handbook: Dress Code
    8. Motion to approve the 2023 Lansing Public Library Personnel Handbook: Staff Birthday Floating Holiday
    9. Motion to approve the 2023-2024 Board Meeting Schedule
    10. Motion to approve the 2023-2024 Holiday & Closing Schedule
    11. Motion to approve amending the ordinance establishing the Special Reserve Fund
    12. Motion to approve the ordinance to transfer $400,000.00 into the Special Reserve Fund
    13. First reading and tabling of the Information Services Policy
    14. Motion to approve tuition for Beth Bozzo for the second semester at Valdosta for her MLIS for $2,637.00
  10. Motion to Adjourn

The next scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees is January 18, 2024, at 6:30 p.m.

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.