HPL Board/Administration

HPL Board Members 

Adrienne River, President
Jacoba Ward, Vice-President
Tom Nowak, Treasurer
Nancy Gildart, Secretary
Timothy Martin
Percy Harris
Catherine Uecker
 
For more information about HPL's Staff and Board Members, click the links below:
 

You may contact all Board Members via email at:

trustees@homewoodlibrary.org

 

Four Homewood Public Library District Board Seats are Up for Election in 2023

Elected members to the Library’s Board of Trustees have the exciting opportunity to help shape the future of the Homewood Public Library and guide it into the next generation.

 

The Library is governed by an elected, seven-member Board of Trustees, which is responsible for overseeing the Library's finances and for the approval of its policies. Trustees serve six-year terms. The Library Board meets regularly once a month, on the third Wednesday of the month at 7 pm, except December.

 

For more information about Trustee Responsibilities CLICK HERE

Consolidated Election: April 4, 2023

 

Open Seats:
(3) six-year terms

(1) five-year term

Four seats total

 

Petitions may NOT be circulated prior to September 20, 2022 (10 ILCS 5/10-4)

 

Filing Period: December 12-19, 2022

 

Our administration office is open Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. during this filing period.

Lottery Date: December 20, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. at Library.

The candidate packet is AVAILABLE HERE

 

Page 36 contains information specifically for District Library elections.

 

Additional Questions: email colleenw@homewoodlibrary.org or call (708) 798-0121

 

 

 

 

Governing Documents

Trustee Bylaws 

2017 - 2020 Strategic Plan

Vision & Policies

 

 

 

HPL Regular Board Meetings

  • Third Wednesday of each month @ 7 pm (if meeting dates are changed they will be noted in the corresponding month below)
  • Large Meeting Room or 2nd Floor Makery or Multipurpose Room
  • Public is invited to attend 
  • Upcoming Meeting Dates: 
    • January 18, 2023
    • February 15, 2023
    • March 15, 2023
    • April 19, 2023
    • May 17, 2023
    • June 21, 2023
  • 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

2022

 

2021

 

2020

 

2019

 

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2022

 

January 

Regular Board Meeting:

1/19/2022 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

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February

Regular Board Meeting:

2/16/2022 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

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March

Regular Board Meeting:

3/16/2022 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

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April

Regular Board Meeting:

4/20/2022 @ 7:30pm*

*The Board of Trustees voted unanimously at the March 16, 2022 meeting to change the April 20 meeting time to 7:30 from 7 pm. 

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May

Regular Board Meeting:

5/18/2022 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

Nominating Committee Meeting:

5/25/2022 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

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June

Special Board Meeting:

6/13/2022 @ 1pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

Regular Board Meeting:

6/15/2022 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

Special Board Meeting:

6/22/2022 @ 7 pm

Agenda    Minutes

 

 

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July

Regular Board Meeting:

7/20/2022 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

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August

Regular Board Meeting:

8/17/2022 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

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September

Special Board Meeting:

9/15/2022 @ 10am

Agenda     Minutes

 

Special Board Meeting:

9/21/2022 @ 6:45pm

Public Notice     Agenda     Minutes

 

Regular Board Meeting:

9/21/2022 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

 

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October

Regular Board Meeting:

10/19/2022 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

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November

Special Board Meeting:

11/16/2022 @ 6:45pm

Public Notice    Agenda     Minutes

 

Regular Board Meeting:

11/16/2022 @ 7pm

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2021

 

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January 2021

Regular Board Meeting:

1/20/2021 @ 7pm

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February 2021

Regular Board Meeting:

2/17/2021 @ 7pm

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March 2021

Regular Board Meeting:

3/17/2021 @ 7pm

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April 2021

Special Board Meeting:

4/7/2021 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

Nominating Committee Board Meeting:

4/14/2021 @ 6:30pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

Regular Board Meeting:

4/21/2021 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

 

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May 2021

Regular Board Meeting:

5/19/2021 @ 7pm

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June 2021

Regular Board Meeting:

6/16/2021 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

 

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July 2021

Regular Board Meeting:

7/21/2021 @ 7pm

Agenda    Minutes    Closed Session Minutes   

 

 

 

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August 2021

Regular Board Meeting:

8/18/2021 @ 7pm

Agenda       Minutes      Closed Session Minutes 

 

 

 

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September 2021

Regular Board Meeting:

9/15/2021 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

Public Hearing:

9/15/2021 @ 6:45pm

Public Hearing Notice, Public Hearing Agenda     

 

 

 

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October 2021

Regular Board Meeting:

10/6/2021 @ 7pm*

Agenda     Minutes

*(Note meeting date change, approved at August 15, 2021 regular meeting)

 

 

 

November 2021

Regular Board Meeting:

11/17/2021 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes    Closed Session Minutes

 

Public Hearing:

11/17/2021 @ 6:45pm

Public Hearing Notice, Public Hearing Agenda    Public Hearing Minutes

 

 

 

December 2021

Special Board Meeting:

12/16/2021 @ 6pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

Special Board Meeting:

12/30/2021 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2020

 

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January 2020

Special Board Meeting:

1/22/2020 @ 7pm

Agenda    Minutes

 

Regular Board Meeting:

1/15/2020 @ 7pm

Agenda    Minutes

 

Special Board Meeting:

1/8/2020 @ 6:30pm

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February 2020

Regular Board Meeting:

2/19/2020 @ 7 pm

Agenda    Minutes

 

Special Board Meeting:

2/5/2020 @ 7pm

Agenda    Minutes

 

 

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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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April  2020

Regular Board Meeting:

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

Agenda    Minutes

 

Regular Board Meeting:

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

Agenda    Minutes 

 

 

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May 2020

Regular Board Meeting:

5/20/2020 @ 7pm

Agenda    Minutes

 

Nominating Committee Meeting

5/13/2020 @ 7 pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

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June 2020

Regular Board Meeting:

6/17/2020 @ 7 pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

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July 2020

Regular Board Meeting:

7/15/2020 @ 7 pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

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August 2020

Regular Board Meeting:

8/19/2020 @ 7 pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

 

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September 2020

Special Board Meeting:

9/21/2020 @ 7pm

Agenda      Minutes

 

Public Hearing Notice:

9/21/2020 @ 6:30pm

Agenda     

 

Regular Board Meeting:

9/16/2020 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

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October 2020

Regular Board Meeting:

10/21/2020 @ 7pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

 

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November 2020

Regular Board Meeting:

11/18/2020 @ 7pm

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December 2020

Special Board Meeting:

12/02/2020 @ 6:45pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

 

 

 

 

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2019

 

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January 2019

Regular Board Meeting

1/16/2019 @ 7:00pm

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February 2019

Regular Board Meeting

2/20/2019 @ 7:00pm

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March 2019

Regular Board Meeting

3/20/2019 @ 7:00pm

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April 2019

Special Board Meeting:

4/30/2019 @ 5:00pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

Special Board Meeting:

4/24/2019 @ 7:00pm

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May 2019

Regular Board Meeting:

5/15/2019 @ 7:00pm

Agenda    Minutes

 

Special Board Meeting:

5/9/2019 @ 7:00pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

Special Board Meeting:

5/1/2019 @ 7:00pm

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June 2019

Regular Board Meeting:

6/19/2019 @ 7:00pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

Special Board Meeting:

6/12/2019 @ 7:00pm

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July 2019

Regular Board Meeting:

7/17/2019 @ 7:00pm

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August 2019

Regular Board Meeting:

8/21/2019 @ 7:00pm

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September 2019

Special Board Meeting:

9/25/2019 @ 7:00pm

Agenda     Minutes

 

Regular Board Meeting:

9/18/2019 @ 7:00pm

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October 2019

Regular Board Meeting:

10/16/2019 @ 7pm

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November 2019

Regular Board Meeting:

11/20/2019 @ 7pm

Agenda    Minutes

 

Special Board Meeting:

11/20/2019 @ 6:45pm

Agenda    Minutes

 

Regular Board Meeting:

11/18/2019 @ 7pm

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December 2019

Regular Board Meeting:

No Board Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regular Board Meeting:

4/17/2019 @ 7:00pm

Agenda     Minutes     

 

Special Board Meeting:

4/9/2019 @ 6:30pm

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FOIA Requests

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