approved 4/21/2010

Cortland Community Library Board


Place: Cortland Community Library

March 17, 2010

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

Meeting called to order by Maxine Divine at 7:05 p.m.

February 17, 2010 minutes read. Mary Benson made a motion to approve February minutes. John Francisco seconded the motion. Voice vote and all in favor. Minutes stand as approved.

February 2010 treasurer's report reviewed. Martha Carter made a motion to approve the expenditures of $17,930.57 for February. Carol Scidmore seconded the motion. Roll call vote: Martha Carter-aye, Mary Benson-aye, Carol Scidmore-aye, Chris Ferguson-aye, John Francisco-aye, and Maxine Divine-aye. Motion carried.

The librarians report for February was presented. Discussion was held.


Library Planning

Hearing of Citizens-None.

Policies/Per Capita Requirements-None.

Friends of Cortland Library- Barb Coward is hoping members will work at July 24, 2010 picnic.

Book Club- The club will be meeting at the library for a few months.

Sign-Dealing with minor problems.

Fiber Optic Grant & DATA Membership - Gentlemen who wrote the grant is hoping we will have it up by the end of the year.

Budget Issues-Nothing

Intergovernmental Agreement with the Town of Cortland (sign) - Nothing heard.

FOI Act information, etc. - Still receiving information.

Summer Reading 2010 - Topic is "Scare Up a Good Book". Posters arrived.

Website & Facebook Fan Page-Heather manages Facebook page.

Special Programs-


Collection Development-Barb Coward will probably take Laura Mesjak's suggestion on books to purchase.

Kiddie Lit/Laura - Laura Mesjak attended.

Chris Ferguson made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mary Benson seconded the motion. The meeting was adjourned at 7:55 p.m.


Submitted by Carol Scidmore.