posted 11/29/2010

 

Cortland Community Library Board

Minutes

Place: Cortland Community Library

October 13, 2010

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

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

September 15, 2010 minutes read. Mary Benson made a motion to approve September 15, 2010 minutes. John Francisco seconded the motion. Voice vote and all in favor. Minutes stand as approved.

September 2010 treasurer's report reviewed. Chris Ferguson made a motion to approve the expenditures of $24,178.87 for September. Carol Scidmore seconded the motion. Roll call vote: Mary Benson-aye, John Francisco-aye, Chris Ferguson-aye, Maxine Divine-aye, Chris Ferguson-aye, John Francisco-aye, and Maxine Divine-aye and Carol Scidmore-aye. Motion carried.

The librarians report for September was presented. Discussion of EAV impact....

OLD BUSINESS:

Library Planning/Dr. Fred Schlipf - Barb saw Fred.

Hearing of Citizens-None.

Per Capita signatures & requirements - Barb Coward wrote Per Capita grant with technology plan. Keep PrairieCat membership, keep doors open so people can use computers.

Friends of Cortland Library- Have not met.

Book Club- Still meeting

Fiber Optic/DATA grant - Nothing.

Sign - Temperature working. Wires were loose. Tech will return to deal with additional issues.

Budget Issues-Short discussion of money issues in near future because of EAV.

Website & Facebook Fan Page-Nothing to report.

Merger of Library Systems/PALS + 4 - We will be on our own. consider joining LACONI system.

ILA Convention report - Expensive but still need to attend. Interesting.

NEW BUSINESS:

Election & distribution of trustee petitions - John Francisco, Harlan Hawkins, Martha Carter.

Holiday replacement pay? Cannot afford

PrairieCat legal documents-

Mary Benson made a motion to approve RESOLUTION 01, RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE EXECUTION OF AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING PRAIRIECAT AND AUTHORIZING MEMBERSHIP IN PRAIRIECAT. Carol Scidmore seconded the motion. Roll call vote: Mary Benson - aye, John Francisco-aye, Chris Ferguson-aye, Maxine Divine-aye, and Carol Scidmore-aye. Motion carried.

John Francisco made a motion to approve RESOLUTION 02, RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE DISSOLUTION OF PALSGROUP AND THE TERMINATION OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN PALSGROUP MEMBERS AND THE PRAIRIE AREA LIBRARY SYSTEM FOR AN AUTOMATED LIBRARY SYSTEM. Mary Benson seconded the motion. Roll call vote: John Francisco-aye, Chris Ferguson-aye, Maxine Divine-aye, and Carol Scidmore-aye. Motion carried.

Carol Scidmore made a motion to approve INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING PRAIRIECAT AND AUTHORIZING MEMBERSHIP IN PRAIRIECAT. Mary Benson seconded the motion. Roll call vote: Mary Benson-aye, John Francisco-aye, Chris Ferguson-aye, Maxine Divine-aye, and Carol Scidmore-aye. Motion carried.

Mary Benson made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Maxine Divine seconded the motion. The meeting was adjourned at 8"10 p.m.

 

 

Submitted by Carol Scidmore.