Cortland Community Library Board
Place: Cortland Community Library
July 21, 2010
Members present: Maxine Divine, Mary Benson, Martha Carter, and Carol Scidmore. Absent: Harlan Hawkins, John Francisco and Chris Ferguson. Also present: Barb Coward.
Meeting called to order by Maxine Divine at 7:07 p.m.
June 16, 2010 minutes read. Mary Benson made a motion to approve June 16, 2010 minutes. Martha Carter seconded the motion. Voice vote and all in favor. Minutes stand as approved.
June 2010 treasurer's report reviewed. Martha Carter made a motion to approve the expenditures of $23,975.61 for June. Carol Scidmore seconded the motion. Roll call vote: Mary Benson-aye, Carol Scidmore-aye, Martha Carter-aye, and Maxine Divine-aye. Motion carried.
The librarian's report for June was presented. Picnic at shelter on July 24, 2010, 12-6 p.m. Activities planned: Magic show, bicycle parade, paper crafting, bounce-house, face-painting. Pizza will be available from Dough Brothers Pizzeria to purchase at 4 p.m.
Library Planning/Dr. Fred Schlipf, etc. - Nothing.
Hearing of Citizens - None.
Policies/Per Capita requirements - Do not think there will be a per capita grant.
Friends of Cortland Library - Not meeting.
Book Club - Going well.
Sign - It is being used.
Fiber Optic Grant/DATA - No new update.
Budget Issues - Will adjust budget in the fall.
Summer Reading - Going well with 260 signed up.
July 24th @ park/help needed/library closing at noon that day.
Website & Facebook Fan Page - Heather continues to post comments.
FOI Act - Received certification.
Merger of Library Systems….PALS & ???? - Lack of funding adversely affecting library system. Merger of library systems may not happen. May run out of money to deliver books to other libraries.
Going Green/vacuum - Purchased green vacuum cleaner.
Staffing options fall & winter - Laura Mesjak would like to work 20 hours weekly and be on IMRF.
Approval of Board meeting dates 2010-2011. Martha Carter made a motion to approve board meeting dates for 2010-2011. Mary Benson seconded the motion. Voice vote and all in favor. Motion approved.
Policy about unsolicited emails/not kept as public records. Maxine Divine made a motion to approve a policy considering not keeping for public record unsolicited emails and other unsolicited correspondence. Martha Carter seconded the motion. Voice vote and all in favor. Motion approved.
Mary Benson made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Martha Carter seconded the motion. The meeting was adjourned at 7:50 p.m.
Submitted by Carol Scidmore