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Brief description of our public body (click to expand)

I. A brief description of our public body is as follows

  • A. The Fox River Valley Public Library District provides materials and services for the recreational, social, informational, and educational needs of all members of the community.
  • B. Library Organizational Chart
  • C. The total amount of our operating budget for FY1617 is $3,377,367. Funding sources are property and personal property replacement taxes, state and federal grants, fines, charges, and donations.
  • Tax levies are:
    1.  Corporate purposes (for general operating expenditures)

    2. IMRF (provides for employee's retirement and related expenses)

    3. Social Security (provides for employee's FICA costs and related expenses)

    4. Audit (for annual audit and related expenses)
    5. Liability (for insurance)
  • D. The office is located at this address: Fox River Valley Public Library District, 555 Barrington Avenue, East Dundee, IL 60118.
  • E. We have approximately the following number of persons employed:
    1.  Full-time: 23
    2.  Part-time: 37
  • F. The Fox River Valley Public Library District Board of Trustees exercises control over the libraryís policies and procedures. The Board normally meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the library meeting room unless rescheduled and notice is given in accordance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act.

    Board members are:

    President: Margaret (Marge) Skold
    Vice President: Fred Lechuga
    Secretary: Richard Corbett
    Treasurer: Brian Lindholm
    Trustees: Denise Sommerlot, Mark Biewald, Phyllis Creighton

  • G. The library is required to report and be answerable for our operations to:
    Illinois State Library, Springfield, Illinois. Its members are: State Librarian and Secretary of State. Jesse White, Director of State Library, Anne Craig; and various other staff.
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