Cortland Community Library Board

Minutes

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.

OLD BUSINESS:

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.

NEW BUSINESS:

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