Building Update 2.1.18

During the January 9, 2018 Helen Plum Library Board meeting, Trustees agreed to move forward with a new building plan that complies with the Park District’s existing air rights. The concept, previously presented in September 2017, includes an East and West Pavilion joined by an enclosed above ground walkway connector. During the past two months, … More Building Update 2.1.18

A Message from the new Library Board President, Jason Brandt

As the newly elected Helen Plum Library Board President, I wanted to address two concerns that we have heard from the community. The first is the Ordinance 2017-2018-002 that our Board approved at the July 11, 2017 Board meeting. This Ordinance is a Resolution of Intent which is a procedural requirement in order for us … More A Message from the new Library Board President, Jason Brandt

Quick Summary on Library-Park negotiations

During the on March 29, 2016 Lombard Park District’s Board of Park Commissioners Board meeting, Library representatives presented an initial new building concept plan prior to voting on going for a referendum. Following that meeting, the Library requested a discussion to begin drafting an Intergovernmental Agreement that would cover aspects such as property boundaries, protection … More Quick Summary on Library-Park negotiations

Update on the Helen Plum Library New Building Project

Following the successful passage of the referendum to increase funding to the Helen Plum Library for a new building and additional operating revenue, the Board and Administrative team, along with architect Joe Huberty from Engberg Anderson and construction manager Jack Hayes have been hard at work developing plans for the new building and interim location. … More Update on the Helen Plum Library New Building Project

Library District Levy Explanation

 (first levy following voter approval on November 8, 2016 of a higher limiting rate) This memo explains the relationship between the limiting rate (tax rate) and the Library District’s levy amount of $6,750,000 for the Library District’s first levy following the referendum on November 8, 2016. On November 8, 2016, voters approved a limiting rate … More Library District Levy Explanation