RULES FOR PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE
ST. CHARLES PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
The Board of Trustees of the St. Charles Public Library District provides for public participation in its meetings. Any person shall be permitted an opportunity to address the Library Board under the rules established by the Library Board, in compliance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act [5 ILCS 120/2.06(g)].
- An individual may address the Library Board only during the “Citizens’ Comments” portion of the Agenda.
- Comments must be limited to subjects on the agenda of the meeting at which the comments are made. The Board will not prohibit comments based on the viewpoint expressed in the comment.
- Following Robert’s Rules of Order, there is a 10-minute time limit per issue with a limit of two (2) issues per meeting.
- Under the terms of the Open Meetings Act, the Library Board President may suspend comments that are irrelevant, repetitious, or disruptive.
Public participation in library board meetings