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Library Board of Trustees

The Matteson Public Library’s Board of Trustees is the governing body of the library. The Board is composed of seven members elected to a staggered six year term by the general public.

The Board is responsible for establishing policies governing the library programs and usage; Overseeing the budget and financial administration; Revising policies when needed to improve or expand services; Formulating and reviewing long range plans for future development and expansion of services when the needs of the library so indicate; and Actively advocating for library support at both the local and state levels.

The Board appoints the Library Director, who is responsible for the administration of the Library. The Library has a departmental structure, with advisory teams established along general library functions. The heads of the departments report to the Director and supervise the staffs and functions of their departments.

Board meetings are normally scheduled on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room on the lower level of the building. All meetings are open to the public.

You may contact the Board of Trustees at mpltrustees@mattesonpubliclibrary.org

 


Annual Schedule of Library Board Meetings

Agenda – November 9, 2015

Resolution Number 051115-01
Matteson Public Library
Board of Trustees’ Regular Meeting Dates

Be it resolved that the regular meetings of the Matteson Public Library Board of Trustees shall be held at 7 PM in the Conference Room on the first floor, on the following dates:

  • June 08, 2015
  • July 13, 2015
  • August 10, 2015
  • September 14, 2015
  • October 12, 2015
  • November 09, 2015
  • December 14, 2015
  • January 11, 2016
  • February 08, 2016
  • March 14, 2016
  • March 28, 2016 Annual Budget Hearing
  • April 11, 2016
  • May 09, 2016
  • This resolution is effective immediately upon adoption.

    Adopted at the Regular Meeting, May 11 2015.

    Posted: May 11, 2015

The Matteson Public Library is subject to the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who require certain accommodations in order to allow them to observe and/or participate in this meeting, or who have questions regarding the accessibility of the meeting or the facilities, are requested to contact the Library Director Kathy Berggren at, (708) 748-4431 to allow the library to make reasonable accommodations for those persons. 


Board Minutes

The Board of Trustees meets the second Monday of every month, at 7:00 p.m. in the board room.  Official minutes of meetings will be posted after they have been approved by the Library Board at the following Board meeting. The annual schedule of meetings is posted each year after the annual meeting.

*Minutes from 2016 and newer are for Matteson Area Public Library District
*Minutes from 2015 and older are for Matteson Public Library

Agenda – May 9, 2016 Meeting

Upcoming Board Meetings: Monday, May 9 at 7 PM

Minutes For Special Meetings

Archive of Past Library Board Minutes

 


Archive of Past Library Board Minutes

The meeting Board of Trustees meets the second Monday of every month, at 7:00 p.m. in Library’s downstairs meeting room.
*Minutes from 2016 and newer are for Matteson Area Public Library District
*Minutes from 2015 and older are for Matteson Public Library

Past Minutes: