Cortland Community Library Board
Minutes
Place: Cortland Community Library
February 16, 2011

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

Meeting called to order by Maxine Divine at 7:20 p.m.

January 12, 2011 minutes read. Mary Benson made a motion to approve January 12, 2011 minutes. Martha Carter seconded the motion. Voice vote and all in favor. Minutes stand as approved.

December 2010 treasurer's report reviewed. Carol Scidmore made a motion to approve the expenditures of $21,628.61 for December. Martha Carter seconded the motion. Roll call vote: Martha Carter-aye, Mary Benson-aye, Maxine Divine-aye, and Carol Scidmore-aye. Motion carried.

January 2011 treasurer's report reviewed. Martha Carter made a motion to approve the expenditures of $15,759.51 for January. Maxine Divine seconded the motion. Roll call vote: Martha Carter-aye, Mary Benson-aye, Maxine Divine-aye, and Carol Scidmore-aye. Motion carried.

The librarian's report for January was presented. Short discussion on Summer Reading programs. Barb Coward would like to hold programs at shelter if a/c is installed.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

Library Planning/Dr. Fred Schlipf - Nothing.

Hearing of Citizens - None.

Per Capita requirements - Nothing.

Friends of Cortland Library - Nothing.

Book Club - Still meeting and going well.

Fiber Optic/DATA grant - Nothing heard. 

Sign - Still receiving complaints about the sign moving too quickly to read.

Budget Issues & Updates - The levy amount was increased.

Website/Facebook Fan Page - Everything going fine.

System Merger/PALS + 4others - No money.

PrairieCat status - Going okay.

Report of conversation with Phil Lenzini - Phil Lenzini did not charge much for advice to not have Shaklee on the library website.

Laconi membership - Barb Coward and Laura Mesjek will attend meeting next month..

 

NEW BUSINESS:

Trustee Workshop May 14 @ Sycamore PL 9-12/Dan Cain. Please plan on attending. Peggy Wogen has planned the workshop.  Cost is $70 for the entire board.

Library closed February 15 & 16/server upgrades in PrairieCat/staff workdays.
Server upgrades went well so the library did not close on the 15th and 16th. Server is running slowly.

Mary Benson made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Martha Carter seconded the motion. The meeting was adjourned at 8:06 p.m.

 

Submitted by Carol Scidmore