Cortland Community Library Board
Minutes
Place: Cortland Community Library
February 20, 2013

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

Meeting called to order by Harlan Hawkins at 7:03 p.m.

January 16, 2013 minutes presented.  Harlan Hawkins made a motion to approve the January 16, 2013 minutes as amended.  Mary Benson seconded the motion. Voice vote and all in favor.  Minutes stand as approved.

Ratify October 17, 2012 minutes.  Mary Benson made a motion to ratify the October 17, 2012 minutes.  John Francisco seconded the motion.  Voice vote and all in favor.  Minutes stand as ratified.

January 2013 treasurer’s report reviewed.  John Francisco made a motion to approve the expenditures of $21,984.60 for January.  Carol Scidmore seconded the motion.  Unanimous roll call to approve.  Motion carried.

Mary Benson made a motion to approve the amended November 2012 treasurer's report.  Carol Scidmore seconded the motion.  Unanimous roll call to approve.  Motion carried.

Librarian's report for January not available.  Barb Coward reported.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

Hearing of Citizens – Cheryl Aldis, Victoria Haier.

LWT cooperative meeting reports.  Barb Coward missed the last meeting.

Budget for 2014 FY available for 30 days in Midweek, Daily Chronicle and at the library.  No one requested to see the proposed budget.  Mary Benson made a motion to approve Budget for 2014 FY.  John Francisco seconded the motion.  Unanimous roll call to approve.  Motion carried.

Harlan Hawkins moved to accept Laura Mesjak's resignation, effective 1/17/13.  John Francisco seconded the motion.   Voice vote and all in favor.

Discussion held to 'name' next director to allow ample training time and maintain continuity of library philosophy and policies.

Fiber optic is not ready.

Redistribute the responsibilities of Laura Mesjak for the time being.

Library will be closed March 8, 2013 while Staff attends mandatory training.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

Discussion held on financial report format change.

Barb Coward applied to the Dollar General Summer Reading Grant program ($3,000).  Notification on May 10, 2013.

April elections on April 9, 2013.

Requirements for 2014 Per Capita Grant tabled.

 

Mary Benson moved to adjourn the meeting.  John Francisco seconded the motion.  Meeting adjourned at 8:22 p.m. 

Submitted by Carol Scidmore