June 18, 2009
The Chairperson, Colleen Van Auken, called the meeting to order at 7:30PM
Present: J. Fausone, M. Siegrist, G. Snow, D. Turner, C. Van Auken
Also Present: E. Davis, S. Rzetelny, Susan Kennedy
Call to Audience
No comments (R. Havenstein-Coughlin, A. Heidemann, L Papa, C. McLaughlin, L. Golden, G. Bell, C. Young, A. Young-Snow)
Approval of Agenda
The agenda was approved with addition
Approval of Minutes
Minutes of the May 21st Meeting were approved as written
J. Fausone and D. Turner supported a motion to approve the minutes as written.
The motion passed: 09/06-18-1
Strategic Plan Presentation
Susan Kennedy from K2+ Communications presented the completed strategic plan. She described the process of developing the plan consisting of gathering information from users and staff, reviewing current trends and evaluating data. A new mission statement was developed as part of the process and was presented: The Canton Public Library connects your community. It was felt that the new mission statement works on all levels, creating a sense of community and belonging. Trustee Turner was positive about the new statement, noting the library can build on its solid base.
The core values of the plan are: