Meeting Minutes — September 16, 2010

The Chairperson, Colleen Van Auken, called the meeting to order at 7:40 PM
Present: J. Fausone, G. Snow, K. Schulz, M. Siegrist, D. Turner, C. Van Auken
Also Present: E. Davis, K. Gladden

Call To Audience

No comments (G. Bell, R. Havenstein-Coughlin, A. Heidemann, N. Szczepanski, B. Czerniak)

Approval Of Agenda

The agenda was approved as presented.

Approval Of Minutes

Minutes of the August 19 meeting were approved as presented. Trustee Fausone asked Davis to investigate language to update the board bylaws and policies for board discussion at a future meeting, particularly as it relates to Communications.



Report Of The Library Director

The administration is moving forward on budget plans for 2012. Interlibrary Loan has been asked to track the number of items we borrow versus the number we lend. We are looking at the viability of discontinuing audiovisual loans through MeLCat and how that would affect our own patrons, who would then not be able to borrow audiovisual from MeLCat.

We are on track to standardize overdue fines and eliminate most mailed notices. All magazines and databases are being reconsidered as they come up for renewal. Due to staffing shortages, another self checkout machine has been added at the checkout desk to replace a staff station.

Old Business


New Business

Chair Van Auken will not attend the October Board meeting. Vice-Chair Siegrist will preside.

Call To Audience



The meeting was adjourned at 7:49 PM

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