Technology Committee Minutes

Aug. 2, 2017
11:00 a.m.


Present: J. Schmidt, M. Gartler (11-13) N. Myers (3), M. Heindel (7), M. Davidson (8), T. Frankland (2), L. Ingram (1), C. Danner (4), T. Herold (9-10), R. Mader (6), N. Rybarczyk (5)



(The number following each individual indicates the cluster they represent)

Also Present:
V. Teal Lovely, M. Van Pelt, D. Jacobson



Chair: V. Teal Lovely; Facilitator: D. Jacobson; Notetaker: H. Moe


Call to Order: V. Teal Lovely called the meeting to order at 12:10 p.m.

    1. Introduction of guests/visitors
    2. Changes/Additions to the Agenda
    3. Requests to Address the Committee


Approval of previous meeting minutes: T. Frankland moved approval of the June 7, 2017 minutes. M. Davidson seconded. Motion carried.


Action Items: None

Requests for New Service: None



2018 LSTA grant ideas: Discussed at joint ILS/TC meeting. See notes here.



Technology Report: If a library receives communication from TEACH regarding BadgerNet upgrades, please contact Pat Dolan.

PLSR Update (Technology Work Group Members): D. Jacobson noted the committee met to discuss policy where go from here. The Tech Work Group has a review panel that is mostly out of state folks with different ways of providing services. The next step is defining the service model. They are not discussing cost yet. M. Van Pelt provided an update of what happened at the Steering Committee retreat the will work on improving communication. M. Van Pelt noted Kurt Kiefer, DPI, spoke to the group at lunch and said we should take the time we need to do this right.


Items from Clusters: None


Plan for next Meeting: October 4, 2017


a. Discussion: 2018 Technology Plan

b. Discussion: Review preliminary 2018 meeting calendar

Meeting evaluation and Summary


Adjournment: 12:41 p.m.


SCLS staff is available to attend cluster meetings to share information and answer questions pertaining to this committee meeting and other departmental projects.