Agenda For May 15, 2013

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

Posted April 22, 2013


Call to Order:

Oath of office and seating of newly elected Library Board Trustees.

Minutes:  Minutes of March 20, 2013 / no minutes for April 17...meeting cancelled by lack of quorum.

Treasurer’s Reports:  March & April financial reports to discuss and possibly approve.

Librarian’s Report about March & April to be discussed.

Old Business:

  1. Hearing of Citizens
  2. LWT meeting report  (Librarians Working Together)
  3. Report on Fiber Optic Grant progress
  4. Summer Reading program plans to discuss
  5. Possible discussion of requirements for 2014 Per Capita Grant
  6. Transition progress to new director (2016) (IPLAR progress)
  7. Appointment of Board Member to fill unexpired term
  8. Review and discuss new PrairieCat contract, bylaws & policies with probable approval. (PrairieCat is the resource sharing consortium and library checkout database provider)
  9. Election of officers for Library Board / term beginning at this May 15th meeting

New Business:

  1. Annual approval of the non-resident library fee (tax bill method)
  2. Annual approval of the reciprocal borrowing policy
  3. Plans for Trustee training and possible additional meeting for that purpose
  4. Discuss budget for FY 2014 and possible changes
  5. Grants received as notified by:
    1. Illinois Secretary of State, Jesse White
    2. Dollar General
  6. Request Board volunteers for help with Summer Reading kick-off and Bake-off (June 10) and Summerfest (August 10)
  7. Adding downloadable materials: Zinio (magazines) contract
  8. Cody's ideas & technology possibilities
  9. Fundraising ideas???


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.