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Library Board Meeting Agenda - March 18, 2010

Thursday, March 18, 2010, 7:30PM
  • Call to Order
  • Call to Audience
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Communications
  • Report of the Library Director
  • Old Business
    • Contract for RFID Sorting System (item of action)
  • New Business
    • Team Canton (item of discussion)
    • Liberty Fest parking request from Canton Township (item of action)
  • Call to Audience
  • Adjourn

Meeting Minutes - January 21, 2010

The Chairperson, Colleen Van Auken, called the meeting to order at 7:32PM
Present: K. Schulz, M. Siegrist, D. Turner, C. Van Auken, J. Fausone
Absent: G. Snow
Also Present: E. Davis, K. Gladden

Call to Audience

No comments (R. Havenstein-Coughlin, A. Heidemann, C. McLaughlin, L. Papa, S. Rzetelny)

Approval of Agenda

The agenda was approved as amended

Approval of Minutes

Minutes of the December 17th Meeting were approved as presented

Communications

Eva Davis shared a postcard from George Snow. She also said he had emailed that he would not be in attendance at the January meeting.

Library Board Meeting Agenda - February 25, 2010

Thursday, February 25, 2010, 7:30PM
  • Call to Order
  • Call to Audience
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Communications
  • Report of the Library Director
  • Old Business
    • Endowment Fund Philosophy (item of discussion)
    • Contract for RFID Sorting System (item of action)
  • New Business
    • Library Director Performance Evaluation & Objectives Setting Process (item of discussion)
    • Jungle Java Express lease renewal (item of discussion)
    • Schedule Laurie Golden to present an overview of User Profiles (item of discussion)
  • Call to Audience
  • Adjourn

Change to Board Meeting Date

The Canton Public Library Board of Trustees has approved the following change to the February Board meeting:

The February Board meeting will take place at 7:30PM on Thursday, February 25, 2010.

Library Board Meeting Agenda - January 21, 2009

Thursday, January 21, 2010, 7:30PM
  • Call to Order
  • Call to Audience
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Communications
  • Report of the Library Director
  • Old Business
    • Election of 2010 Officers (item of action)
  • New Business
    • 2009 Year-End Budget Amendment (item of action)
    • Personnel Policy Revision – Rebecca Davies, Foster Swift (discussion, possible item of action)
  • Call to Audience
  • Adjourn

Meeting Minutes - December 17, 2009

The Chairperson, Colleen Van Auken, called the meeting to order at 7:32PM
Present: K. Schulz, M. Siegrist, D. Turner, C. Van Auken
Absent: J. Fausone, G. Snow
Also Present: E. Davis, K. Gladden

Call to Audience

No comments (R. Havenstein-Coughlin, A. Heidemann, L. Papa, S. Rzetelny)

Approval of Agenda

The agenda was approved as presented

Approval of Minutes

Minutes of the November 19th Meeting were approved as presented

Communications

Formal and handwritten letters of thanks from Marybeth Levine of the Detroit Area Diaper Bank; the library’s participation in the diaper drive helped the Diaper Bank exceed its collection goal.

Meeting Minutes - November 19, 2009

The Chairperson, Colleen Van Auken, called the meeting to order at 7:32PM
Present: J. Fausone, K. Schulz, M. Siegrist, G. Snow, C. Van Auken
Absent: D. Turner
Also Present: E. Davis, S. Rzetelny, K. Gladden, L. Golden, J. Noricks

Call to Audience

No comments (R. Havenstein-Coughlin, A. Heidemann, L. Papa)

Approval of Agenda

The agenda was approved as amended

Approval of Minutes

Minutes of the October 15th Meeting were approved as presented

Communications

Note from S. Rzetelny thanking the Board for the funeral arrangement.

New Business

Canton Community Foundation – 2nd Endowment - Joan Noricks, president of the Canton Community Foundation, presented a proposal for the library to create a second endowment fund to be administered through the CCF. She outlined the advantages of having CCF hold combined endowment funds:

Library Board Meeting Agenda - December 17, 2009

Thursday, December 17, 2009 7:30PM
  • Call to Order
  • Call to Audience
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Communications
  • Report of the Library Director
  • Old Business
    • RFID Conversion Project
    • Discussion of newsletter advertising inserts
    • Deliver Director's Performance Evaluation and discuss establishing Director's Evaluation Committee for 2010 (discussion)
    • 2010 Library Closings Calendar – move Staff In-Service from November 12 to November 5 or 19 (item of action)
  • New Business
    • Vote Confirming December 4 Email Approval of Amnesty Day on December 9, 2009 (item of action)
    • Vote on TLN Plan of Service Revisions (item of action)
    • 4th Quarter Budget Amendments (item of action)
    • Nomination of Officers for 2010 (discussion)
  • Call to Audience
  • Adjourn

Meeting Minutes - October 15, 2009

October The Vice Chairperson, Michael Siegrist, called the meeting to order at 7:32PM
Present: J. Fausone, K. Schulz, M. Siegrist, G. Snow, D. Turner
Absent: C. Van Auken
Also Present: E. Davis, S. Rzetelny

Library Board Meeting Agenda - November 19, 2009

Thursday, November 19 - 7:30PM
  • Call to Order
  • Call to Audience
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Communications
  • Report of the Library Director
  • Old Business
    • RFID Conversion Project – Approval of 2010 Phase II Circulation/Security (Leo Papa)
  • New Business
    • Joan Noricks – Canton Community Foundation – 2nd Endowment
    • Presentation of new logo and newsletter design (Laurie Golden)
    • Discussion of advertising inserts in newsletter (Laurie Golden)
    • Director’s Evaluation (closed session)
  • Call to Audience
  • Adjourn

Meeting Minutes - September 17, 2009

The Chairperson, Colleen Van Auken, called the meeting to order at 7:50PM Present: J. Fausone, K. Schulz, M. Siegrist, G. Snow, D. Turner C. Van Auken
Absent:
Also Present: E. Davis, S. Rzetelny

Call to Audience

No comments

Approval of Agenda

The agenda was approved as presented

Approval of Minutes

  • Minutes of the August 3rd Budget study Session Meeting were approved as written
  • Minutes of the August 20th Regular Meeting were approved as written

Communications

  • Correspondence from Marcia Barker thanking the Board for their support this past year during her medical treatment
  • Email from Linda Czerniak objecting to the living library program

Report of the Library Director

Eva distributed an article from the Canton Observer noting September as National Library card month.

Hearing Minutes - Proposed 2010 Budget Hearing

The hearing was called to order by the Chairperson, Colleen Van Auken, at 7:30PM Present: J. Fausone, K. Schulz, M. Siegrist, G. Snow, D. Turner, C. Van Auken
Absent:
Also Present: E. Davis, S. Rzetelny

Budget Hearing

The Proposed 2010 Budget Hearing was opened for discussion.

Eva Davis passed along verbal support for resetting the millage to 1.5437 from Rhoda Wolshon Friends of CPL VP, Bob Bulmer, Friends of CPL Trustee and Susan Kennedy, Canton resident and small business owner. Also presented was an email from Nancy Spencer, Friends of CPL Trustee in support of resetting the millage to 1.5437.

Bevis Richardson (Friends of CPL) voiced her support of resetting the millage to 1.5437
M. Simowski voiced his support to reset the millage noting that libraries and schools are important community resources.

Library Board Meeting Agenda - October 15, 2009

Thursday, October 15, 2009, 7:30PM
  • Call to Order
  • Call to Audience
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
    • Regular Meeting 9/17/09
    • Budget Hearing Minutes 9/17/09
  • Communications
  • Report of the Library Director
  • Old Business
    • RFID Tagging Services – Phase I
  • New Business
    • 3rd Quarter Budget Amendment
  • Call to Audience
  • Adjourn

Special Board Meeting Minutes -- September 3, 2009

September 3, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
The Chairperson, Colleen Van Auken, called the meeting to order at 7:30PM
Present: J. Fausone, K. Schulz, M. Siegrist, G. Snow D. Turner, C. Van Auken
Absent:
Also Present: E. Davis, S. Rzetelny

Meeting Minutes - August 20, 2009

August 20, 2009 7:30 p.m.
The Chairperson, Colleen Van Auken, called the meeting to order at 7:32PM
Present: J. Fausone, K. Schulz, M. Siegrist, G. Snow, C. Van Auken
Absent: D. Turner
Also Present: E. Davis, S. Rzetelny, L. Golden

Library Board Meeting Agenda - September 17, 2009

Thursday, September 17, 2009
Immediately Following Budget Hearing at 7:30
  • Call to Order
  • Call to Audience
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
    • Budget Study Session 9/3/09
    • Regular Meeting 8/20/2009
  • Communications
  • Report of the Library Director
  • Old Business
  • New Business
    • RFID Tagging Services Proposal – Phase I
    • Approval of Proposed 2010 Calendar
    • Board Holiday Party
  • Call to Audience
  • Adjourn

Library Special Board Meeting Agenda - Proposed 2010 Budget Hearing

Thursday, September 17, 2009
7:30 p.m.
  • Call to Order
  • Budget Hearing
  • Approval of Budget
  • Tax Resolution

Special Board Meeting to Study 2010 Budget

A special meeting of the Canton Public Library Board of Trustees has been scheduled for Thursday, September 3 at 7:30 p.m., at which time the board will study the proposed 2010 budget. Members of the public are encouraged to attend.

Meeting Minutes -- July 16, 2009

July 16, 2009 7:30 p.m.
The Chairperson, Colleen Van Auken, called the meeting to order at 7:34 p.m. Present: J. Fausone, M. Siegrist, D. Turner, C. Van Auken
Absent: G. Snow
Also Present: E. Davis, S. Rzetelny, Ed Ura/Management Resource Center, Inc.

Call to Audience

No comments (R. Havenstein-Coughlin, A. Heidemann, L Papa, G. Bell, K. Gladden)

Approval of Agenda

The agenda was approved as submitted

Approval of Minutes

  • Minutes of the June 18th Meeting were approved as written
  • Minutes of the July 2nd Special Interview Meeting were approved as written

Compensation Study Report and Recommendation

Ed Ura from the Management Resource Center summarized the completed salary study and compensation report. The goals of the study were to:

Special Board Meeting Minutes -- July 16, 2009

Special meeting to interview replacement trustee for vacancy due to J. Gillig departure.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 6:30 p.m.
The meeting was called to order by the Chairperson, Colleen Van Auken at 6:41 p.m.
Present: J. Fausone, M. Siegrist, D. Turner, C. Van Auken
Absent: G. Snow
Also Present: E. Davis, S. Rzetelny

Call to Audience

No Comments

New Business

  • 6:41 - Interview - Kimberly Schulz
  • 7:00 - Interview - Eric Krieger

Call to Audience

No Comments

Adjourn

The meeting was adjourned at 7:15 p.m.

J. Fausone (Secretary/Treasurer)