Homewood Public Library Board

HPL Board Members

Adrienne River, President
Jacoba Ward, Vice-President
Tom Nowak, Treasurer
Nancy Gildart, Secretary
George Bouchie, Jr., 
Percy Harris
Tim Martin

You may contact all Board Members via email at:

trustees@homewoodlibrary.org

Further information on the Board's governance is available in the Bylaws. The Board of Trustees meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7pm. 

 

 

Pre-Filing Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Homewood Public Library District, at 17917 Dixie Highway, Homewood, will be open for the purpose of accepting candidate petitions for the Consolidated Election to be held April 6, 2021.

Candidate petitions will be accepted from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M Monday through Friday, December 14 -18 and 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Monday, December 21, 2020. CLICK HERE for how to obtain Petition and Statement of Candidacy forms. 

 

Available offices:

Public Library District Board Trustees – two (6) six-year terms

 

The Library building will continue to be closed to the public due to COVID-19 precautions. However the Administrative Offices will be available to accept petitions.

 

Appointments are encouraged and can be made by calling (708) 798-0121 x. 213 or x. 214 or emailing colleenw@homewoodlibrary.org.

 

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN APPOINTMENT BUT WISH TO SUBMIT CANDIDATE MATERIALS PLEASE CALL THE ABOVE NUMBERS AND A STAFF MEMBER WILL ASSIST.

 

Additionally, as required by law the library will be open for 5 days following candidate submissions for anyone wishing to review and/or object to said submissions. Because the library is closed December 24th and 25th this period will be as follows: December 22, 23, 28, 29 & 30 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Also, because the library is still closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions, the process for reviewing submissions is the same as the process outlined above for candidates wishing to submit materials. 

 

Strategic Plan

2017 - 2020 Strategic Plan

 

HPL Regular Board Meetings

  • Third Wednesday of each month @ 7pm
  • Large Meeting Room or 2nd Floor Makery or Multipurpose Room
  • Public is invited to attend (To join the meeting, check the Agenda. Information about calling into the meeting will be provided.)
  • Upcoming Meeting Dates: 2020 - 2021
    • January 20, 2021
    • February 17, 2021
    • March 17, 2021
    • April 21, 2021
    • May 19, 2021
    • June 16, 2021
  • Special Meetings of the HPL Board will also be posted here with agendas (minimally, 48 hours prior to meetings) and minutes to follow, in compliance with OMA

 

Board Meeting Agenda & Minutes

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2020

2019

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2021

January 2021

Regular Board Meeting:

1/20/2021 @ 7pm

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2020

 

 

 

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December 2020

Special Board Meeting:

12/02/2020 @ 6:45pm

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November 2020

Regular Board Meeting:

11/18/2020 @ 7pm

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October 2020

Regular Board Meeting:

10/21/2020 @ 7pm

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September 2020

Special Board Meeting:

9/21/2020 @ 7pm

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Public Hearing Notice:

9/21/2020 @ 6:30pm

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Regular Board Meeting:

9/16/2020 @ 7pm

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August 2020

Regular Board Meeting:

8/19/2020 @ 7 pm

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July 2020

Regular Board Meeting:

7/15/2020 @ 7 pm

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June 2020

Regular Board Meeting:

6/17/2020 @ 7 pm

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May 2020

Regular Board Meeting:

5/20/2020 @ 7pm

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Nominating Committee Meeting

5/13/2020 @ 7 pm

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April  2020

Regular Board Meeting:

4/29/2020 @ 7 pm (rescheduled from April 15, 2020 - due to COVID-19 Pandemic)

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Regular Board Meeting:

4/8/2020 @ 7 pm (rescheduled from March 18, 2020 - due to COVID-19 Pandemic)

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March 2020

Regular Board Meeting:

3/18/2020 @ 7 pm (postponed until April 8, 2020 - due to COVID-19 Pandemic)

 

 

 

 

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February 2020

Regular Board Meeting:

2/19/2020 @ 7 pm

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Special Board Meeting:

2/5/2020 @ 7pm

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January 2020

Special Board Meeting:

1/22/2020 @ 7pm

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Regular Board Meeting:

1/15/2020 @ 7pm

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Special Board Meeting:

1/8/2020 @ 6:30pm

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2019

December 2019

Regular Board Meeting:

No Board Meeting

 

 

 

 

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November 2019

Regular Board Meeting:

11/20/2019 @ 7pm

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Special Board Meeting:

11/20/2019 @ 6:45pm

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Regular Board Meeting:

11/18/2019 @ 7pm

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October 2019

Regular Board Meeting:

10/16/2019 @ 7pm

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September 2019

Special Board Meeting:

9/25/2019 @ 7:00pm

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Regular Board Meeting:

9/18/2019 @ 7:00pm

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August 2019

Regular Board Meeting:

8/21/2019 @ 7:00pm

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July 2019

Regular Board Meeting:

7/17/2019 @ 7:00pm

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June 2019

Regular Board Meeting:

6/19/2019 @ 7:00pm

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Special Board Meeting:

6/12/2019 @ 7:00pm

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May 2019

Regular Board Meeting:

5/15/2019 @ 7:00pm

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Special Board Meeting:

5/9/2019 @ 7:00pm

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Special Board Meeting:

5/1/2019 @ 7:00pm

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April 2019

Special Board Meeting:

4/30/2019 @ 5:00pm

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Special Board Meeting:

4/24/2019 @ 7:00pm

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Regular Board Meeting:

4/17/2019 @ 7:00pm

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Special Board Meeting:

4/9/2019 @ 6:30pm

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March 2019

Regular Board Meeting

3/20/2019 @ 7:00pm

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February 2019

Regular Board Meeting

2/20/2019 @ 7:00pm

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January 2019

Regular Board Meeting

1/16/2019 @ 7:00pm

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FOIA Requests

All FOIA requests should be directed to colleenw@homewoodlibrary.org