Agenda for August 19, 2015
Cortland Community Library Board
Cortland Library, 7 pm.

Call to Order:  Review, Discussion and Probable Action:
Approval of Minutes of July 15, 2015
Approval of July Treasurer’s Report and Expenditures
Acceptance of Librarian’s Reports about June 2015 & July 2015

Unfinished Business/ Discussion and Possible Action:

  1. Hearing of Citizens:
  2. Librarians Working Together Report and Trustee workshop reminders
  3. John Francisco attended August 8th workshop at Hinckley Library
  4. Next workshop 9/12 or 9/17 at Sycamore: “Roles of the Board”

Presented by DCNP*

  1. October 15, from 7-9 at Genoa…legal changes; expanding area, prevailing wage, etc.  Kathie Henn & Jim Fessler
  2. Summer Reading progress and ending/ staff conclusions & suggestions
  3. 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten progress
  4. Policies to discuss and possibly approve
  5. Summer Fest next week; volunteer status, costs covered, etc.
  6. Grant reports & progress (IPLAR signed)
  7. DeKalb County Non-Profit Partnership*/  report of July Annual Meeting from Mary Benson

New Business/ Discussion and Possible Action:

  1. Per Capita Grant requirements
  2. Budget issues & building improvements/maintenance
  3. Flooring replaced by Cortland Flooring
  4. Carpet cleaning
  5. Staffing report: medical leave etc.
  6. New RAILS standards being discussed:
  7. Tiered level structure of requirements
  8. Friends/ volunteers
  9. Fundraising ideas
  10. Quilt
  11. Another Usborne event?