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The Plainfield Area Public Library and its Board of Trustees are committed to open and transparent governance. In this section, you will find information about how the Library is funded and how the money is spent, along with statistics about the Library’s holdings, programs, and staff, and a calendar of Board meetings.

2023 Regular Board of Trustees Meetings

January 18: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
February 15: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
March 15: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
April 19: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
May 17: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
June 21: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
July 19: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
August 16: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
September 20: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
October 19: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
November 15: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
December 20: Agenda / Packet / Minutes

2023 Board of Trustees Special & Committee Meetings

Finance Committee January 9: Agenda / Report

2022 Regular Board of Trustees Meetings

January 19: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
February 16: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
March 16: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
April 20: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
May 18: Meeting Canceled
June 15: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
July 20: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
August 17: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
September 21: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
October 19: Agenda / Packet / Minutes
November 16: Agenda / Packet / Minutes  meeting cancelled
December 21: Agenda / Packet / Minutes

2022 Board of Trustees Special & Committee Meetings

Finance Committee January 12: Agenda / Packet / Report 
Personnel Committee April 6: Agenda / Report
Finance Committee April 13: Agenda / Packet / Report
Committee of the Whole June 1: Agenda / Report
Board By-Laws Review August 8: Agenda
Budget & Appropriate Hearing August 17: Agenda   / Report
Truth in Taxation Hearing September 21: Agenda  / Report
Special Meeting October 26: Agenda / Report

Go to Board Documents from Previous Years

Information Center

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

We are committed to compliance with the Freedom of Information Act. All FOIA requests should be submitted to the FOIA officer, Lisa Y. Pappas, via email at foia@papl.info

General information and procedures.

View our FOIA request form.

View our FOIA camera footage request form.

FOIA officer training certificate.

In compliance with Illinois Public Act 97-0609, we provide the total compensation package of all employees who earn over $75,000 in total compensation.

Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund

Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) information

In 2019, the Illinois General Assembly passed Public Act 101-0504. The law requires IMRF to post certain employer cost and participation information on its website. IMRF will update these reports annually.

IMRF Employer Cost and Participation 

Financial Audits
Budgets
Developer Fees
Contracts
  • Current requests for proposals or bidding opportunities for more than $25,000 in value:
  • Approved vendor contracts more than $25,000 in value: None
  • The Library has no collective bargaining contracts or agreements. We have an Employee Handbook that covers benefits and expectations.
Prevailing Wage

Current prevailing rates listed by county can be found on the Illinois Department of Labor's website.

Past Referendum Plans and Information

Information related to the 2017 proposed referendum can be found here.

Information related to the 2016 proposed referendum can be found here.


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