Cortland Community Library Board
Place: Cortland Community Library
January 16, 2012

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

Meeting called to order by Maxine Divine at 7:11 p.m. 

October 17, 2012 minutes not available.

October 24, 2012 minutes presented.  John Francisco made a motion to approve the October 24, 2012 minutes.  Mary Benson seconded the motion.  Voice vote and all in favor.  Minutes stand as approved.

October 2012 treasurer’s report reviewed.  Chris Ferguson made a motion to approve the expenditures of $24,655.63 for October.  Maxine Divine seconded the motion.  Roll call vote:  John Francisco-aye, Maxine Divine-aye, Mary Benson-aye, and Chris Ferguson-aye.  Motion carried.

Librarian's report for October 2012.  Discussed.



Hearing of Citizens – None.

Book Club - Meeting last Friday.  The Brave Movie was shown.  All had a good time.

Website/Facebook - Discussed.

LWT cooperative - Discussed possibility of going together to hire an expensive speaker to give all day workshop.

HR Project - Tabled.

Online payments/still problems on Sierra - Discussed.

Holiday pay, sick days & vacations possible policies to review and pass - Discussed options.

Levy 2013 - Need to change.  $20,000 less expected.  Tabled.



Library open dates 2013 - Holiday closing days.
New Year's Day - Tues, January 1
Memorial Day - Monday, May 27
Independence Day - Thursday, July 4
Labor Day - Monday, September 2
Veteran's Day - November 11
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, Nov 28
Christmas Eve - Tuesday, December 24
Christmas Day - Wednesday, December 25
New Year's Eve - Tuesday, December 31
Library will be open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

2013 Board Meeting Dates -
January 16                   July 17
February 20                 August 21
March 20                     September 25
April 17                       October 16
May 15                        November 20
June 19                        December 18

Topics from October Staff meeting - Discussed.

Possible policies for Board review - Tabled.

Review of audit/if available - Tabled.

Topics for October 19 Staff meeting - Shelving order of books will be discussed.

Sierra check out system report - Discussed.  System still not working right.

Possible Budget for 2013-2014 - Tabled.

Election of officials deputized to collect petitions and objections -
John Francisco made a motion to deputize Barb Coward and Chrissie Donnelly to collect election petitions and objections for 2013 non-partisan election from December 17, 2012 at 4-5 p.m. on December 24, 2012 and on December 31, 2012 from 4-5 p.m. to collect objections.   Chris Ferguson seconded the motion.  Voice vote and all in favor.  Barb Coward and Chrissie Donnelly are deputized.

Chris Ferguson moved to adjourn the meeting.  Mary Benson seconded the motion.  The meeting was adjourned at 7:48 p.m.

Submitted by Mary Benson