Cortland Community Library Board
Place: Cortland Community Library
August 18, 2010
Members present: Maxine Divine, Mary Benson, Martha Carter, and John Francisco. Absent: Harlan Hawkins, Carol Scidmore and Chris Ferguson. Also present: Barb Coward.
Meeting called to order by Maxine Divine at 7:02 p.m.
July minutes - tabled.
July 2010 treasurer's report reviewed. Martha Carter made a motion to approve the expenditures of $29,560.44 for July. John Francisco seconded the motion. Roll call vote: Mary Benson-aye, John Francisco-aye, Martha Carter-aye, and Maxine Divine-aye. Motion carried.
The librarian's report for July was presented. Discussion.
Library Planning/Dr. Fred Schlipf, etc. - Tabled.
Hearing of Citizens - None.
Policies/Per Capita requirements -
Martha Carter made a motion to approve Public Comment Policy. Mary Benson seconded the motion. Voice vote and all in favor. Policy stands as approved.
John Francisco made a motion to approve Identity Protection Policy. Martha Carter seconded the motion. Voice vote and all in favor. Policy stands as approved.
Per Capita requirements - Discussed.
Friends of Cortland Library - No activity.
Book Club - Going well. August and September book is Labor Day.
Sign - Discussed needs to be slowed down.
Fiber Optic Grant/DATA - Tabled..
Budget Issues - Discussed.
Summer Reading - Numbers are up. Busy.
July 24th Event/Rained out - Discussed.
Website & Facebook Fan Page - Discussed. Doing fine.
Remodel/blinds - Blinds are up, work well and keeps a.m. sun out.
Merger of Library Systems/PALS - All consultants gone as of July 1, 2010. Disaster. Discussed.
ILA Convention/September 2010 - Discussed.
School Age Programs - Discussed.
Marketing - 3-fold info sheet - library card can be used all over state - being put together. Will need to buy more library bags. Very useful.
Maxine Divine made a motion to adjourn the meeting. John Francisco seconded the motion. The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m.
Submitted by Mary Benson