Minutes of July 16, 2014
Cortland Community Library Board
Town Hall, 7 pm.

Present:  Mary Benson, Martha Carter, Victoria Haier. Harlan Hawkins, & Marie Kornischuk   Also present: Barb Coward

Absent:  John Francisco & Ryan Hilligoss

The meeting was called to order at 7:04 pm.


June 18, 2014 minutes were unavailable;   tabled to next meeting
The June Treasurer’s Report and Expenditures were read.  Harlan Hawkins moved to approve them, second by Victoria Haier.   Voice vote/ all present approved.

The Librarians Report was discussed.

Unfinished Business:
These were no citizens to hear. 
The next LWT meeting will be August 15 at Cortland Library.
There will be a Book Sale during Summer Fest
Grants received were reviewed and progress discussed.
Policy suggestions were tabled for the next Committee of the Whole meeting.
Summer Reading was discussed. Sign up was late but over 340 little kids are participating, as well as preteens- adults.
Board members reported that they have done the Open Meetings Act Certification.
Edge Initiative will be reviewed further. Briefly discussed.
The IPLAR (Illinois Public Library Annual Report) was available for viewing and was discussed.

New Business:
A list of suggested topics for staff meetings was reviewed.  Marie will investigate the cost of a defibrillator
The budget formats were not reviewed.  Mrs. Kramer will be asked to help at the next Board Meeting.
The July 18th Staff Meeting with Beth Held presenting Baldridge was discussed.

Due to Board member vacations, it was decided to wait several weeks to hold the next Committee of the Whole meeting.

Mary Benson moved to adjourn, seconded by Victoria Haier.  All approved.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 pm.                     

Minutes taken by Mary Benson