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Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
Irvin L. Young Memorial Library
Community Room
431 W. Center Street 
Whitewater, WI 53190
Monday, January 20, 2020, 6:30 p.m.

Our Mission: We will have the space and the stuff to do the things that you want
Our Values: Safe & welcoming; Trust; Diversity; Fun: Lifelong learning and creativity; Making connections; Service excellence


Call to Order and Roll Call


Consent Agenda


Approval of Minutes


Acknowledgment of Receipt of Financial Reports


Approval of Payment of Invoices


Acknowledgment of Receipt of Statistical Reports


Acknowledgment of Receipt of Treasurer’s Reports


Hearing of Citizen Comments

No formal Library Board action will be taken during this meeting although issues raised may become a part of a future agenda. Participants are allotted a three minute speaking period. Specific items listed on the agenda may not be discussed at this time; however, citizens are invited to speak to those specific issues at the time the Library Board discusses that particular item.

Old Business


Library Building Project

The Library Expansion Exploration Committee met on Thursday, January 16 to discuss the Request for Qualifications for architectural firms.  A verbal report will be given at the trustees meeting.

Approval of the Final Draft of the 2020 Strategic Plan Activities


New Business


Approval of the 2020 Contract for County Library Services for Jefferson County

This is the annual contract which must be approved and signed by both the library board and the city council.  Council approval has already been given.

Staff & Board Reports


Library Director’s Report


Adult Services Report


Youth Educational Services Report


Board Reports


Board Member Requests for Future Agenda Items


Confirmation of Next Meeting

February 17, 2020, 6:30 p.m.

Adjournment into Closed Session

  1. Adjournment into Closed Session NOT TO RECONVENE per Wisconsin State Statute 19.85(1) (c) “Considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility.”

Item to be discussed:               

a)    Performance evaluation for the Library Director

*Items denoted with an asterisk will be approved on the Consent Agenda unless any board member requests that it be removed for individual discussion. It is possible that members of, and possibly a quorum of members of, other governmental bodies of the municipality may be in attendance at the above-stated meeting to gather information over which they may have decision-making responsibility; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above-stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice. Anyone requiring special arrangements is asked to call the office of the
Library Director (473-0530) 72 hours prior to the meeting.