a. The agenda for each regular and special meeting of the Board of Library
Trustees will include an item devoted to “public comment.”
b. No more than a total of thirty minutes will be devoted to public comment at
any board meeting. Persons not accommodated during the thirty minutes
of public comment will be heard at future meetings with priority granted to
these persons in the order of speakers at future meetings.
c. Speakers wishing to address the board must sign a speakers list prior to the
meeting. The order of speakers on the list will be observed in the order of
persons addressing the board.
d. Each speaker under the public comment agenda item will be limited to five
minutes in delivery of his/her comments. The presiding officer may choose to
reduce this amount of time in recognition of a large demand for speaking time
at any particular meeting, with all speakers being granted equal time.
e. Public comment at regular meetings is not limited in content, but must be
related to Fox Lake District Library business. Public comment at special
board meetings is limited to the agenda items specified for each meeting.
f. Threatening, obscene, or abusive comments or behavior will not be allowed
at board meetings, nor may persons addressing the board in any way inhibit
the decorum of meetings.
g. The board may also be addressed via U.S. mail at the general library mailing
address or via e-mail in care of the library director at firstname.lastname@example.org.