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Approved at the August 22, 2013 Board of Trustees Meeting

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

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

Call to Order: P. Cox, V. 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: L. Davis-Brown moved approval of the June 27, 2013 minutes.   K. Michaelis seconded.  Motion carried.

Bills for Payment/Financial Statements:
J. Ashford reviewed the bills for payment in the amount of $530,046.58 and moved approval.  M. Nelson seconded.  Motion carried.  The board requested they receive the bills for payment and financial review at least two days prior to the board meeting.

Board Member Biographies:  J. Ashford presented her biography. 

Presentation:  V. Teal Lovely discussed technology. You may view her presentation here.

Committee Reports:  None

Action Items:  None

SCLS Foundation Report:  M. Van Pelt noted the committee will meet following the board meeting and will discuss the disbursement policy, cornerstone award and the revised foundation website. 

Circulation and ILL Statistics:  No report.
System Director's Report:  M. Van Pelt noted SRLAAW prepared their final report.  She requested that the board review the report and respond with any comments to the email address provided on the website.  Copies of the report were handed out at the meeting and will be emailed to all members after the meeting.  SRLAAW will vote on the proposed report August 2th.
The member library directors approved the 2014 fees at the all directors meeting.  The directors determined they would like to hold four meetings a year.  The next meeting will be November 21st with the 2014 meetings being held in March, May, July and November.

Administrative Council (AC) Report:  The All Director’s Minutes may be viewed here:

Other Business:  K. Michaelis inquired about system collaboration with Arrowhead Library System and the Southwest Library System.  M. Van Pelt will be meeting with the directors of those systems to continue discussion of system collaboration.  She will be visiting the Southwest Library System on August 9th.

Information sharing:  M. Van Pelt recently toured the remodeled Madison Public Library.  The library will be hosting a fundraising event on September 7th with tickets going for $175.00.  It will reopen to the public on September 21.

Meeting adjourned at 1:06 p.m. 
Heidi Moe, Recorder