FOIA

 

Freedom Of Information Officers:  Connie Davidson  &  Debby Hall  

 

NEWTON  PUBLIC  LIBRARY  DISTRICT – THE ILLINOIS FREEDOM  OF INFORMATION  ACT

 

  1. A brief description of our public body is as follows:

 

         Our purpose is to provide materials and services for the recreational, social,

           informational, and educational needs of the community

           Names of trustees are listed below.  Staff members are: 

             Library  Director – Connie  Davidson

           Librarians – Roberta Menke,  Debby Hall,  &  Patricia  Seale

           The total amount of our operating budget for  FY 16-17  is:  $493,000

           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 expenses)
  2. IMRF (provides for employee’s retirement)
  3. Social Security
  4. Maintenance (for maintaining the building)
  5. Tort Liability (insurance premiums, attorney’s fees , unemployment and worker’s compensation insurance)
  6. Working Cash
  7. Debt Service (for bond and interest payments)
  8. The office is located at this address:   100 South Van Buren Street

                                                                                Newton, Illinois  62448

 

  1. We have the following number of persons employed:
  2. Full-time             2
  3. Part-time             3
  4. The following organization exercises control over our policies and procedures:

               NEWTON PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT BOARD OF LIBRARY

              TRUSTEES, WHICH MEETS MONTHLY ON THE 3RD Monday of each

               month at 5pm at the library.

                Its members are:  MARK DOUGHERTY, President; PAM BIERMAN,

                Vice-President; DEBORAH URFER, Secretary; DONNA CONNOR,

                Treasurer; PETER PASERO,  TRAVIS FARLEY,

                 AND  ILENE  WOODS.

 

  1. We are required to report and be answerable for our operations to:

                 Illinois State Library, Springfield, Illinois.  Its members are:  State

                 Librarian, JESSE WHITE(Secretary of State); Director of State Library,

                 ANNE CRAIG; and various other staff.