The Shorewood-Troy Public Library District is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees elected from the community.
The Library Board meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7PM in Meeting Room A. The public is invited to attend. NOTE: as of July 9, 2020, the Board is returning to in person meetings with an online Zoom option for the public. The Zoom meeting information will be included in the meeting agenda which will be posted on this page, prior to the meeting date. Public comments are allowed through the Zoom format.
Tom Novinski, President
Phil Besler, Vice President
Bob Stahl, Treasurer
Karen Voitik, Secretary
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Shorewood-Troy Public Library District board meetings comply with the Open Meetings Act.
Meetings of the Board are governed by the Open Meetings Act laws of the State of Illinois. They are open to the public, and only closed to the public for the exceptions to Open Meetings as defined by the Legislature, which will be specifically cited on relevant meetings’ agendas.
Section 8: Closed sessions will be audio-recorded, and minutes will be taken. Every 6 months, in June and in January of each year, the Board will vote to determine if closed session minutes should remain closed or be opened to the public.
Section 9: Community members will be allowed 3 minutes (per visitor) to comment on Board actions at the beginning of each meeting. Due to Open Meetings Act restrictions, the Board will not necessarily be able to take action at the meeting the comments are presented.
Section 10: Members of the public may audio or video record the Board’s open meetings. However, such recording may not interfere with the Board’s conducting of business, nor should it interfere with other members of the public’s observation of the meeting.
2021 Meeting Dates
January 16 (Board retreat, 10AM-2PM)
May 3 (6:30PM Special Meeting)
September 9 (6:30PM public hearing followed by 7PM board meeting)
November 18 (6:30PM public hearing followed by 7PM board meeting)
For previous years’ agendas, minutes, notices, and special meetings, please contact the library at firstname.lastname@example.org, 815.725.1715, or visit the library at 650 Deerwood, Dr., Shorewood, IL, 60404.