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BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING
Thursday, May 22, 2020
Virtual Meeting Via Zoom
6:00 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

Anita Forte-Scott, President; Jillian Bernas, Vice-President/Secretary; Theresa Seyring, Treasurer; Erin Flannigan-Davies; Hannah Hyman; David Jonen; Julie Wroblewski Bosshart

Trustee Hyman left at 6:40 p.m. and returned at 7:39 p.m.

OTHERS PRESENT

Adam’s iPhone, Victoria Akinde, Allison, Judy Amundson, Amber Creger, Donna, John Ericson, Emily Gilbert, Janet Glatzhofer, Guest, Jen, Jenny, Julie, Kate’s iPhone, Sarah Koncos, Linda’s iPad, Lisa, Annie Miskewitch, Kathy Morgan, Rachel Newlin, Kate Niehoff, Amy Peterson, Arlene Ricchio, Jason Santos, Tammy Sekulich, Kathy Schuessler, Gretchen Schulz, Hollis Sienkiewicz, Jeremy Slayton, Bobbi Sloan, STDL’s iPad, Sarah Strzalka, Magan Szwarek, Lori Teipel, Gail Tobin, Beth Valenziano, Emily Vinci, (847) 946-7054

REVIEW OF FY 2020/2021 PROPOSED BUDGET

Executive Director Miskewitch presented information on the timeline and schedule for budget creation. The proposed operating budget was made available to Trustees on Friday, May 15, 2020. She gave a brief overview of budget as a whole, noting the budget is 2% lower than the FY19/20 budget.

Treasurer Seyring gave an update on expected changes to tax revenues due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Staff presented information on their respective departments, detailing requests for FY 2020-2021. Those departments included Circulation, Community Engagement, Reference Services and Youth Services. These budget requests were reviewed and discussed by the trustees.

OTHER BUSINESS

The Village of Schaumburg announced their Volunteer of the Year winners today, including Youth Volunteer of the Year Matthew Williams, former Library Student Advisory Trustee.

Executive Director Miskewitch noted the next Budget Committee meeting, scheduled for May 27, 2020, will cover Fiction, Movies and Music; Access Services; IT; Maintenance and Facilities; and Administration.

ADJOURNMENT

The Library Board adjourn regular session at 7:57 P.M.