Cortland Community Library Board
Place: Cortland Community Library
September 19, 2012

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

Meeting called to order by Harlan Hawkins at 7:05 p.m.

Minutes of August 15, 2012 - Tabled

August treasurer's report - Tabled. Bookkeeper is ill.

The librarian’s report for August presented and reviewed. Summer program went well but too long. Maybe shorter next year.  



Hearing of Citizens – None.

Book Club – In between books.

Website/Facebook Fan Page/Book Drop - Looked at colors for bookdrop. Reba Mullis Memorial of $1,500 for bookdrop.

Formal approval of roofing extras of $260.55 = lumber. Mary Benson made a motion to approve roofing extras of $260.55. Harlan Hawkins seconded the motion.  Roll call vote:  Mary Benson-aye, John Francisco-aye, Harlan Hawkins-aye, and Maxine Divine-aye. Motion carried.

LWT cooperative consulting program - Tabled.

Illinois Funds Electronic payment option - Tabled.



The fiber optic cable is by the back door of library.  Maybe in by October.

Auditors report - Done and discussed.

Per Capita Requirements - The board reviewed Chaper 9 of "Serving Our Public" 2010.  Discussion.
Policies for Board review - Tabled.

September 21, 2012 Election - Packets available.  Last day December 24, 2012.  Need 25 signatures of registered voters.  Wise to get 35 signatures.

Barb Coward gone most of November to Missouri.


Mary Benson moved to adjourn the meeting.  John Francisco seconded the motion.  The meeting was adjourned at 7:55 p.m.        


Submitted by Mary Benson