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Trustees

Kathleen M. O’Laughlin (President)
Lisa G. McDonald (Vice-President)
Stuart Wolf (Treasurer)
Jan Barshis (Secretary)
Virginia George (Trustee)
Michael Levitan (Trustee)
Ronald Rodgers (Trustee)

WPL Board Meeting Schedule

Board meetings are generally held on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm

July 19, 2016 January 17, 2017
August 23, 2016 February 21, 2017
September 20, 2016 March 21, 2017
October 18, 2016 April 18, 2017
November 15, 2016 May 16, 2017
December 20, 2016 June 20, 2017

Note: The August 2016 meeting was changed from August 16th to August 23rd.

If you need an accommodation for a disability in order to attend a meeting, please contact the Administration Office at (847) 256-6916 as soon as possible.

Special Meetings Notices

The Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Wilmette Public Library District will meet on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in the Board Room on the third floor of the Library.

The primary purpose of the meeting is to discuss The WPL levy for fiscal year 2016-17.

If you need an accommodation for a disability in order to attend this meeting, please contact the Administration Office at (847) 256-6916 as soon as possible.

Wilmette Public Library District Board of Trustees Pre-Filing Notice

Three seats on the seven-member Wilmette Public Library District Board of Trustees will be open for the April 4, 2017 consolidated election. All of the seats will be for a full four-year term expiring in April, 2021.

Candidates must be registered voters and residents of Wilmette. Candidates circulate nominating petitions and obtain at least 50 signatures from qualified voters who reside within Wilmette. Petitions may not be circulated for signature prior to Tuesday, September 20, 2016. Election packets containing petition forms and instructions are available in the Administration Office of the Wilmette Public Library District, 1242 Wilmette Avenue, third floor.

Completed nominating petitions signed by voters and circulators may be filed on weekdays during the seven-day period Monday, December 12, 2016, to Monday, December 19, 2016, in the Administration Office of the Wilmette Public Library District. The office will be open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. File completed nominating petitions, a Statement of Candidacy, a receipt from the County Clerk indicating that a Statement of Economic Interests has been filed with the County Clerk, and a Loyalty Oath (optional).

For further information, please call Cynthia McMillan at 847-256-6916.

Budget - 2016-2017

The Combined Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for Library purposes for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017

IL Pub Act 97-0609

FOIA - Freedom of Information Act - Requests for information

These guidelines have been established by the Wilmette Public Library District Board of Trustees to be in compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

Public Comment Policy

The purpose of the Public Comment section of the meeting is to provide a time for the Wilmette Public Library District Board of Trustees to listen to comments from the public. Responses to comments will be at the discretion of the President of the Board of Trustees. The policy will apply to monthly Board meetings and committee meetings. Agendas for all Board and committee meetings will include a Public Comment section. There will be a sign-in sheet at all meetings to keep an accurate record of meeting attendees. Wilmette residents and non-residents will be able to make comments. Patrons may submit comments and questions to Library Trustees at any time through the Library website. These questions will be answered in a timely manner via email. To email a question, click on the "E-mail the Board" link at the top of the page.

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