SCLS BOARD OF TRUSTEES
26, 2012 12:15 p.m.
Present: J. Ashford, F. Cherney, P. Cox, L. Davis-Brown, J. Harrington, T. Iaccarino, B. Keen, S. Martin, K. Michaelis, M. Nelson, H. O’Donnell, G. Poulson,
Also Present: K. Goeden, M. Van Pelt, S. Lee, Madison Public Library (MPL)
Excused: C. Chapman, J. Pugh, J. Wexler, P. Westby
Call to Order: G. Poulson, President, called the meeting to order at 12:15 p.m.
a. Introduction of guests/visitors: S. Lee, MPL representative, was introduced.
b. Changes/additions to the agenda: None
Requests to address the board: None
Minutes: L. Davis-Brown moved
approval of the June 28, 2011 minutes. T.
Iaccarino seconded. K. Michaelis was
present at the June meeting. Motion
Bills for Payment/Financial Statements: J. Ashford reviewed the bills for payment in the amount of $120,095.88 and moved approval. S. Martin seconded. Motion carried.
President's Report: G. Poulson thanked J. Harrington for chairing the June meeting. K. Michaelis has volunteered to serve on the budget committee. N. Stevenson has resigned from the board for health reasons. M. Van Pelt read the letter N. Stevenson sent to SCLS. The board is currently short four trustees.
Public Library Administration: Denise Anton Wright, Public Library Consultant: D. Anton Wright discussed her job duties at SCLS. The Board inquired about specific guidelines for open meeting laws and library board closed sessions. Two resources are available. They are:
Open Meetings Law and Library Board Closed Sessions -
created by DPI / DLT
2011 Open Meetings PowerPoint - created by the WI Department
can be found at: http://www.doj.state.wi.us/dls/spar.asp
The board also inquired about a written process to assist with county budgets.
Martin noted a positive change in discussions with D. Anton Wright present at
the Columbia County board meetings.
Approval of Contracts:
SCLS Foundation Report: M. Van Pelt noted the committee will meet following the SCLS board meeting.
Circulation and ILL Statistics: No report.
Director's Report: At the All
Directors meeting the 2013 Delivery member fees, 2013 ILS member fees and 2013
Technology member fees were approved as well as the 2013 Library Online member
fees. The afternoon discussion topic was
strengthening the clusters. A survey was
completed by the clusters which will be used by the Governance Review Work Group. A second All-Director’s meeting will take
place to review governance and the 2014 budget.
Lee Schauer, has resigned as Director of the LaValle Public Library.
M. Van Pelt will be attending the Wood County Library Board meeting in Pittsville next week.
The cataloging contract with Madison Public Library will be discussed at the AC meeting in August.
G. Poulson noted the board will need to determine what date to hold the monthly board meeting in November since it falls on Thanksgiving.
Administrative Council (AC) Report:
minutes may be viewed here: http://www.scls.info/committees/ac/index.html.
Other Business: None
Meeting adjourned at 12:44 p.m.
Heidi Moe, Recorder