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Library Board Agenda: Filling a board vacancy, accepting insurance quotes, repairing doors, and more

Thursday, March 21, 5 p.m.

LANSING, Ill. (March 18, 2023) – The March 21 meeting of the Lansing Public Library Board of Trustees begins at 5 p.m. (note the change of meeting time) in the quiet study area of the library.


  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Recognition of Visitors/Public Comment
  4. Motion to go into closed session under Section 2 (b) (3) under the Open Meeting Act “for the purpose to fill a vacancy for a public office” as mandated by Section 2.03 of the Open Meeting Act
    1. 5:10 pm
    2. 5:30 pm
  5. Correspondence
  6. Motion to approve the minutes from the Regular Board Meeting on February 15, 2024
  7. Motion to approve the minutes from the Special Board Meeting on January 13, 2024
  8. Motion to approve February 2024 and March 2024 expenditures for payroll, invoices, debit/credit card, and the Treasurer’s report
  9. Director and Department Head Reports: Member Services Lisa Trevino
  10. Old Business
    1. Dan Eallonardo: HVAC update
    2. Motion to appoint the selected candidate for the vacant board position
  11. New Business
    1. Discussion about Illinois Funds vs current savings account
    2. Motion to approve the funds in the Wintrust Bank savings account to be moved to an Illinois Funds account
    3. Motion to accept the FY 2024/2025 insurance quotes from Cook & Kocher for a total of $37,307.00
    4. Motion to accept the proposal from D&M Construction Services to repair the two outside doors for 6,240.00
    5. Motion to accept the proposal from Excel Electric Inc to install 3 floor outlets and 2 wall receptacles for electricity for $5,518.20 and 5 floor outlets in the atrium for $6,897.75
    6. Motion to dispose of 1 HP laptop model 3168NGW for $100.00
    7. Motion to approve Ordinance 03212024-A transferring 1,700,000.00 from the General checking account to the savings account
    8. Staffing updates for the FY 2024-2025 budget
    9. Draft of the FY 2024-2025 budget
    10. Motion to approve that Beth Bozzo attend the ALA conference in San Diego from 6/28-7/02 not to exceed the amount not to exceed $4,200.00
    11. Trustee Day is Saturday, May 18, 2024, at Orland Park: Director/ Trustee relations 10:00 am -12:00 pm 15.00 ticket
    12. Motion to go into closed session under Section 2 (c) (1) of the Open Meetings Act for “The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees” as mandated by Section 2.06 of the Open Meetings Act
  12. Motion to Adjourn

The next scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees is April 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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