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Packet for the December 2013 BDL Board Meeting

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting
Coldwater Branch Library
10 E. Chicago St.
Coldwater MI 49036
Monday, December 16, 2013
5:30 PM

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL / ATTENDANCE

WELCOME TO NEW BOARD MEMBER

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
Board members should indicate now if they would like any items moved from the CONSENT AGENDA to the DISCUSSION & ACTION ITEMS section.

TIME FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS
This is a time for participation from the public. Those wishing to speak should indicate their desire to do so now and identify themselves for the record. Some questions may require research, in which case no answer may be available at this time.

CONSENT AGENDA (ITEMS 1-14)
Items listed in the CONSENT AGENDA are considered to be routine matters or items not needing further discussion. Approval of these items will be enacted in one motion.

Meeting Minutes

1. BDL Regular Board Meeting: November 18, 2013
2. CPL Regular Board Meeting: November 11, 2013

Finances

3. Financial Statements: November 2013
4. Branch County Penal Fine Report: November 2013

Reports from Branches & Departments

5. Branches: December 12, 2013
6. Coldwater Kids’ Place: December 12, 2013
7. Coldwater Branch Adult Programs: December 12, 2013
8. Automation*: December 12, 2013
* The Automation Librarian continues to monitor and assure compliance with the Children’s Internet Protection Act.

Statistical Reports & Informational Items

9. Monthly Statistical Report: November 2013
10. Book Budget: November 2013
11. Capital Projects: November 2013
12. Newspaper Coverage: through December 12, 2013
13. Chenoweth Roofing Warranty Repair: December 12, 2013

Correspondence & Patron Comments

14. Coldwater Life Skills and Careers Class: November 22, 2013

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

DISCUSSION & ACTION ITEMS (ITEMS 15-21)

15. Bills: November 29, December 1, and December 13, 2013
16. Capital Requests: December 12, 2013
17. Director's Report: December 13, 2013
18. Policy Review: December 12, 2013
19. Millage Committee Report: met on December 11, 2013
20. Personnel Committee Report: met on December 13, 2013
21. Coldwater Branch Stairs

COMMENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
This is a time for participation from the public. Those wishing to speak should indicate their desire to do so now and identify themselves for the record. Some questions may require research, in which case no answer may be available at this time.

The next scheduled meeting of the Branch District Library Board of Trustees will be held Monday, January 13, 2014 at 5:30 pm in the meeting room of the Coldwater Branch Library.

ADJOURNMENT