Agenda For March 20, 2013

Meeting to be held at Cortland Town Hall/   7pm.

Posted March 15, 2013


Agenda: Cortland Community Library Board

March 20, 2013


Call to Order:

Minutes:  Minutes of February 20, 2013 to be reviewed and possibly approved.  Action possible.

Treasurer’s Reports:  February financial reports to be reviewed and possibly approved.  Action possible.

Librarian’s Report about February 2013 to be discussed.

Old Business:

  1. Hearing of Citizens
  2. LWT cooperative report
  3. Review of Budget for FY 2014 and possible approval.  Action possible.
  4. Discuss motion to hire new director to begin working in 2016. Discussion of items for training to ease transition.  Discussion and possible action.
  5. Report on progress of Fiber Optic Grant through NIU & DATA.
  6. Discuss monthly financial report format and possible revision of format.  Possible action.

New Business:

  1. Discuss financial report format. Is there a need to show “carry over” cash so the balanced budget is obvious.  Possible motion.
  2. Summer Reading 2013 planning outlined to Board.
  3. Cortland Library has applied for an LSTA grant/ Back to Books/ $5000 for audiobooks
  4. April Election & 4 running for Cortland  Library Board
  5. Report on success of “Winter Reading” program.
  6. Discussion of requirements for 2014 Per Capita Grant.
  7. Plan & discuss Board Training for new Board members
  8. Report of March 8, 2013 Library Customer Service workshop & planned action steps discussed by staff members.
  9. Candidates meeting public at library during programs, etc.  All mayoral candidates invited after one requested to attend.


Mission Statement: Cortland Community Library is committed to supporting a lifelong enjoyment of reading and learning. At Cortland Community Library patron needs drive our services, which are delivered in a welcoming and respectful manner.