Board of Trustees

Fremont Public Library Board of Trustees Openings

We will have 4 seats for the Board of Trustees open for the consolidated election on April 2, 2019. All of the seats are for full four-year terms ending in April 2023. The seven-person Board of Trustees is responsible for the overall operations of the library by approving budgets and setting policies. Time commitments include monthly board meetings and occasional committee meetings as well as generally advocating for the Library within the community.

Candidate packets may be picked up during normal business hours
(Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm) from now until Monday, December 17, 2018.

To be eligible, a candidate must:

  • Be a registered voter.
  • Have resided in the Library District for at least one year before filing their petition for nomination.
  • Not be delinquent in paying real estate taxes or have other indebtedness to the Library District.
  • Not have a conviction for any felony or infamous crime.

Petitions must include:

  • At least 50 signatures from registered voters who reside within the Library District
  • A receipt from the County Clerk indicating that a Statement of Economic Interests has been filed for this office.

Petitions may be filed
Monday, Dec. 10, at 9am  -  Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 at 5pm 
at the Library’s Administration Offices.

For more information please contact the library at 847-566-8702.

Library Board of Trustees

President
May 2017 - April 2021
Vice President
May 2017 - April 2021
Treasurer
May 2015 - April 2019
Secretary
May 2017 - April 2019*
Anthony Vasquez Trustee July 2017 - April 2019^
Terri Voss Trustee July 2017 - April 2019^
Trustee
May 2017 - April 2021

*Trustee Ross was elected to complete the last two years of a full term.

^Trustees Vasquez and Voss were appointed to complete the last two years of the terms of former Trustees Armstrong and Erickson.

To contact the Board of Trustees, click here.

Correspondence for the Board of Trustees should be addressed to:

Fremont Public Library District
1170 N. Midlothian Rd.
Mundelein, IL 60060

Board Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Minutes are posted after their approval, usually at the subsequent regular board meeting. 

Special Meeting - Facilities - July 18, 2018 - 5:30 p.m. Minutes
Board Meeting - July 19, 2018 - 6:30 p.m. Minutes
Board Meeting - August 16, 2018 - 6:30 p.m. Minutes
B&A Hearing - September 20, 2018 - 6:15 p.m. Agenda
Board Meeting - September 20, 2018 - 6:30 p.m. Agenda
Archived Meeting Minutes  

Committee Assignments: 

Committee Assignments will change in June when new trustees are appointed.

Facilities
This committee is responsible for direction concerning not only the needs of the current facility but also those involved with a potential new facility. This could include decisions involving site selection, site feasibility studies, etc., and would serve as the de facto building committee at such time as construction is started.

Chair: Terry Wood   Members: Jenny Ross, Tony Vasquez

Finance
This committee's responsibility is to oversee and recommend action to the board on matters of budget/finance and insurance.

Chair: Steve Hoenig  Members: Terry Wood, Tony Vasquez

Policy and Planning
Primary responsibilities include policy approval, programs and events, and the annual review/revision of the Long Range Plan.

Chair: Marla Wolf  Members: Jenny Ross, Terri Voss

Personnel
The Personnel Committee will work in concert with the library director in developing strategies for salary raises, benefit changes, etc. It may also consult with the library director and the president from time to time on personnel issues.

Chair: Jenny Ross  Members: Steve Hoenig, Marla Wolf