Cortland Community Library Board
Place: Cortland Community Library
June 20, 2012

Members present: Maxine Divine, John Francisco, Carol Scidmore, Chris Ferguson and Martha Carter. Absent: Mary Benson and Harlan Hawkins. Also present: Barb Coward.

Meeting called to order by Maxine Divine at 7:03 p.m.

May 16, 2012 minutes presented. Martha Carter made a motion to approve the amended May 16, 2012 minutes. Chris Ferguson seconded the motion. Voice vote and all in favor. Minutes stand as approved.

May 2012 treasurer's report reviewed. Chris Ferguson made a motion to approve the expenditures of $26,328.26 for May. Carol Scidmore seconded the motion.  Roll call vote:  Martha Carter-aye, John Francisco-aye, Chris Ferguson-aye, Maxine Divine-aye, and Carol Scidmore-aye. Motion carried.

The librarian's report for May presented and reviewed. Short discussion. Laura Mesjek's report was presented.



Hearing of Citizens – None.

Book Club – Going well.

Website/Facebook Fan Page - Nothing new.

PrairieCat computer system changes - Library will be closed July 3 and open again on July 5. New computer system will be up and running.

Roof repairs - John Francisco presented three estimates for a new roof. Decision tabled until next meeting. Need more information about prevailing wage.

Summer Reading Update/Miss Laura - Laura Mesjek continues to make plans for Summer Reading.

Community newsletter progress - Val Kramer is helping with the newsletter.

Open Meetings Act certification for Board - Board members need to turn in certificates to file at library.

Budget revisions & any unexpected costs - Unexpected cost for back room remodeling.

May/Malta program with Phil Lenzini - John attended the program and reported to the Board.

Illinois Funds Electronic payment info - Nothing to report as yet.

LWT cooperative HR consulting update - Not done.



July visit with Fred Schlipf/building plan - Barb Coward will meet with Fred Schlipf on July 5.

Discussion of "going district" - Decision tabled.

Move to more "family cards" - Heather Black explained the convenience of "family cards".


Chris Ferguson moved to adjourn the meeting. Carol Scidmore seconded the motion. The meeting was adjourned at 8:15 p.m.


Submitted by Carol Scidmore