Yorkville Public Library Board met May 31
Yorkville Public Library Board met May 31.
Here is the minutes as provided by the board:
The meeting was called to order at 7:01pm by President Russ Walter.
Susan Chacon-yes, Darren Crawford-yes, Krista Danis-yes, Theron Garcia-yes (7:03pm), Jason
Hedman-yes, Carol LaChance-yes, Wamecca Rodriguez-yes, Russ Walter-yes
Absent: Kate Elder
Interim Co-Library Director Dixie DeBord
Recognition of Visitors: Recognition of Dixie DeBord
Amendments to the Agenda: None
Public Comment: None
Discuss New Library Director's Salary Range/Job Description
The Personnel Committee had met the previous night (May 30) to discuss the Library Director job
description. The full Board began discussion of the recommended revisions and several changes were
Trustee Hedman said increasing the salary range would attract a larger candidate pool. After
consideration, the Board agreed on a range of $60,000-$70,000. President Walter pointed out that the
health plan is also a very substantial part of the benefits. Exact details of the health plan will be needed
prior to interviews. Trustee Danis said that IMRF is also part of the benefit package and it was agreed
to include that in the job description.
Ms. DeBord said the job will be posted on several job posting websites and in newspapers. It was
noted the library does not have a LinkedIn account and the Acting Co-Directors will establish this.
A motion was made by Mr. Hedman to approve the job posting as revised and Ms. LaChance seconded
the motion. Motion carried unaninmously by voice vote.
Library Director's Final Payout
At approximately 7:23pm, President Walter made a motion to move into Executive Session and Ms.
LaChance seconded. President Walter read the reason for the Session:
For the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific
employeees of the public body or legal counsel for the public body, including hearing testimony
on a complaint lodged against an employee of the public body, or against legal counsel for the
public body to determine its validity.
At approximately 7:39pm the Executive Session concluded and the regular session was resumed.
In regards to the Executive Session discussion, Ms. Chacon moved and Mr. Hedman seconded the
motion to pay Michelle Pfister as follows:
$6,240.27 for 380 hours of unused sick time
$5,254.96 for 160 hours of unused vacation time
$3,503.48 for 106-2/3 hours of accrued vacation time
$14,998.71 Total Payout
Roll call: Crawford-yes, Danis-yes, Garcia-yes, Hedman-yes, LaChance-yes, Rodriguez-yes, Walteryes,
Chacon-yes. Carried 8-0.
There was no further business and Ms. LaChance moved to adjourn the meeting. Adjourned at 7:40pm.