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Approved at the May 23, 2013 Board of Trustees Meeting

SCLS Board of Trustees
April 25, 2013 12:15 p.m.
SCLS Headquarters

Present: J. Ashford, N. Brien, J. Carter, P. Cox, L. Davis-Brown, J. Harrington, T. Iaccarino, J. Krems, S. Martin, K. Michaelis, G. Poulson, J. Pugh
Also Present:  M. Van Pelt, K. Goeden
Absent:  B. Fetty
Excused: S. Carter, F. Cherney, M. Nelson, H. O’Donnell, P. Westby

Call to Order: J. Harrington, President, called the meeting to order at 12:15 p.m. 

  1. Introduction of guests/visitors: None
  2. Changes/additions to the agenda: None
  3. Requests to address the board:  None

Minutes: N. Brien moved approval of the March 28, 2013 minutes.   J. Krems seconded.   Motion carried.

Bills for Payment/Financial Statements:
S. Martin reviewed the bills for payment in the amount of $183,294.41 and moved approval.   J. Ashford seconded.  Motion carried.

Board Member Biographies:  G. Poulson and Trish Iaccarino presented their biographies. S. Martin and K. Michaelis will present their biographies at the May meeting.

Action Items:
a. Approval of 2012 Annual Report:   S. Martin moved approval of the 2012 Annual Report. G. Poulson seconded.  Motion carried.
b. Appointment of T. Iaccarino to SCLS Foundation Board to replace G. Poulson.   J. Harrington appointed T. Iaccarino to the SCLS Foundation and thanked G. Poulson for his service on the Foundation board.

Presentation:  V. Teal Lovely discussed the Disney Training she recently attended.  You may find her documentation here.  The Board asked to be updated on the progress of the implementation of the training.

Committee Reports
Advocacy:  J. Harrington requested the Advocacy Committee meet.
By Laws:  The Bylaws committee needs to meet for specific revisions (travel reimbursement, separating ILS from AC, remote attendance via teleconference).

SCLS Foundation Report:  The Foundation Board will meet following the April board meeting to discuss the disbursement policy, wealth management policy, bylaws, member agreements and the cornerstone nomination.

Circulation and ILL Statistics:  The board requested to receive information regarding statistical trends or interesting statistics as they may occur within our libraries.  For an example, there has been an 18% increase in library cards distributed this year compared to last year.

System Director's Report:  Rose Ziech had a baby girl!  Marty attended the broadband symposium and listened to Governor Walker speak in favor of broadband for Wisconsin.

Administrative Council (AC) Report:  The AC reviewed the ILS/Technology Agreement and did not recommend any changes. They also approved an increase in the number of copies per titles purchased via SCIDS.
The minutes may be viewed here:

Other Business:  S. Martin noted Columbia County awarded the Kiwanis Club of Cambria as Library Advocate of the Year.
K. Michaelis inquired whether SCLS had received all the responses from the member libraries that reported SCLS did not provide effective leadership on their annual report.  All comments were received and addressed.

Information sharing: 
Meeting adjourned at 1:20 p.m. 
Heidi Moe, Recorder