Cortland Community Library Board

Minutes

Place: Cortland Community Library

April 21, 2010

Members present: Maxine Divine, Mary Benson, John Francisco, Chris Ferguson, Carol Scidmore, and Martha Carter. Absent: Harlan Hawkins. Also present: Barb Coward.

Meeting called to order by Maxine Divine at 7:03 p.m.

February 24, 2010 minutes read. Chris Ferguson made a motion to approve February 24, 2010 minutes. Martha Carter seconded the motion. Voice vote and all in favor. Minutes stand as approved.

March 17, 2010 minutes read. Mary Benson made a motion to approve March 17, 2010 minutes. Martha Carter seconded the motion. Voice vote and all in favor. Minutes stand as approved.

March 2010 treasurer's report reviewed. Carol Scidmore made a motion to approve the expenditures of $42,775.57 for March. Martha Carter seconded the motion. Roll call vote: Mary Benson-aye, Chris Ferguson-aye, John Francisco-aye, Carol Scidmore-aye, Martha Carter-aye, and Maxine Divine-aye. Motion carried.

The librarian’s report for March was presented. Discussion was held.

OLD BUSINESS:

Library Planning/Dr. Fred Schlipf, etc. - Nothing.

Hearing of Citizens - None.

Policies/Per Capita requirements - None.

Friends of Cortland Library - Nothing.

Book Club - The club met at the library.

Sign - Temperature not working on the sign.

Fiber Optic Grant/DATA - Nothing heard. The cost will be $5,000/yr. when it is up and running.land (sign) - Nothing heard.
FOI Act information, etc. - Nothing heard.

Summer Reading 2010 - Topic is 'Scare Up a Good Book'.

Website & Facebook Fan Page - Heather changes quotes twice a week.

Twilight program on March 20, 2010 went very well with 27 in attendance. A back to the 80s program coming up.

Collection development/Laura Mesiak’s classes

NEW BUSINESS:

FY 2010-2011 issues & goals - Nothing.

New services?

Library hours? Sunday hours will not happen now. The money will be used to make better use of Laura Mesiak’s skills and giving her more hours.

Summer picnic plans - July 24, 2010. Barb Coward is working on entertainment for the picnic.

Grants - Nothing.

Reciprocal Borrowing participation yearly approval. Mary Benson made a motion to approve continuing reciprocal borrowing participation with other libraries. Carol Scidmore seconded the motion. Roll call vote: Mary Benson-aye, Chris Ferguson-aye, John Francisco-aye, Carol Scidmore-aye, Martha Carter-aye, and Maxine Divine-aye. Motion carried.

Non-resident fee. John Francisco made a motion to approve continuing non-resident fee with the charge being determined by the Tax Bill Method. Roll call vote: Mary Benson-aye, Chris Ferguson-aye, John Francisco-aye, Carol Scidmore-aye, Martha Carter-aye, and Maxine Divine-aye. Motion carried.

National Library Week/this week. Celebrated by the staff.

Town Sign - Sign is working.

Mary Benson made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Chris Ferguson seconded the motion. The meeting was adjourned at 7:35 p.m.

 

Submitted by Carol Scidmore