Library Board Meeting

EVANSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Meeting of the Board
6:30 PM
Virtually, via Zoom

All agenda items will be discussed at the Library Board Meeting. As the result of an executive order issued by Governor J.B. Pritzker suspending in-person attendance requirements for public meetings, Library Board members and Library staff will be participating in this meeting remotely. Due to public health concerns, residents will not be able to provide public comment in-person at the meeting. Those wishing to make public comments at the Library Board meetings may submit written comments in advance or sign up to provide public comment by completing the online form at https://library-board-public-comment-sign-up

AGENDA
1. CALL TO ORDER / DECLARATION OF QUORUM
2. CITIZEN COMMENT
Not to exceed 45 minutes
3. CONSENT AGENDA
A. Approval of Minutes for August 19, 2020 Regular Meeting and September 2, 2020 Meeting
B. Approval of Bills and Payroll
4. PUBLIC HEARING: Public Hearing on the FY2021 Proposed Budget
5. INFORMATION/COMMUNICATIONS: Together, We are the Library A. Proclamation B. Summer Reading Program (Distributed in Advance) C. October All Staff day (Update)
6. EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
A. Joint Task Force (Update)
7. LIBRARY DIRECTOR’S REPORT (Distributed in Advance)
8. STAFF REPORTS
A. Administrative Services Report (Distributed in Advance)
9. BOARD REPORTS
10. BOARD DEVELOPMENT
State Per Capita Grant Requirements
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
A. Strategic Planning Proposal (Discussion and Action)
12. NEW BUSINESS
13. CLOSED SESSION – Personnel (Executive Director Contract)
14. ADJOURNMENT
Next Meeting: October 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm: Virtually, via Zoom
The City of Evanston and the Evanston Public Library are committed to ensuring accessibility for all citizens. If an accommodation is needed to participate in this meeting, please contact the Library at 847-448-8650 48 hours in advance of the meeting so that arrangements can be made for the accommodation if possible

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