CORTLAND LIBRARY BOARD
April 18, 2018
Present:† Mary Benson, Liz Blondell, Barb Coward, Vicki Haier, Marie Kornishuck, Judy Olsen
Absent:† Rich Bliss
Meeting called to order by President Vicki Haier at 7:00pm
Minutes of the March meeting were read and approved by voice vote.
††††††††† Motion: Vicki Haier ††††††††† 2nd:† Liz Blondell
∑ Report from March reviewed, discussed and approved by voice vote.
Motion:† Marie Kornishuck†††† 2nd:† Liz Blondell
∑ †Report submitted and discussed.
†No citizens present to address the board.
∑ Friends of Cortland Library/Go Fund Me pageóVicki has been contacted by an individual who is interested in potential fundraisers through Osbourne Books and Cards for a Cause.† Part of the commission for these sales would be donated.† Vicki will contact for further info.
∑ Grants-- $3315 from per Capita Grant to be spent by 8/15.
†††††††† $5337.50 from Illinois Public Library Per Capita Grant-for fiscal 2018 to be
†††††††††††††††††††††††† received in 2019.
††††††††† $4999 from a federal grant to be used to purchase four categories of books. These
†††††††††††††††††††† monies are in addition to budget monies.
∑ The current policy for unused staff vacation time had been no more than a 20 hour carry over to the next year.† A discussion was held suggesting unused hours may be donated to a bank to be used by other staff members in the event of life catastrophes pending board approval.† A motion to approve the policy pending revision was approved by voice vote.
∑ Heather will be filing paperwork to receive disability to cover the difference between part time and full time hours.† She will be part time for a while possibly coming back full time in July.
∑ Community engagement-a discussion was held on ways and ideas to involve the community.† The Osbourne book sale (previously mentioned) and percent of sales from restaurants were some of the suggestions.†
∑ The board was encouraged to think of potential candidate for library trustree.
ADJOURNMENT:† 7:45 by voice vote.† Motion: Marie Kornischuck† 2nd: Mary Benson