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Packet for the May 2016 BDL Board Meeting

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Erica Ewers, President, County-at-Large
Benjamin Jewell, Vice President, City of Coldwater
Marilyn Johnson, Secretary, Union Twp.
Daniel Gordon, City of Coldwater
Susan Smith, Quincy
Lewis Uhrig, Bronson
Martha Watson, County-at-Large

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting
Algansee Branch Library
  580-B S. Ray-Quincy Rd., Quincy MI 49082
Monday, May 16, 2016
5:30 PM

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call / Attendance
  4. 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.

  5. Consent Agenda (Items A-Q)

    Items listed in the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine matters or items not needing further discussion. Board members should indicate now if they would like any items moved from the Consent Agenda for discussion. Approval of these items will be enacted in one motion.

    1. BDL Regular Board Meeting Minutes: April 18, 2016
    2. BDL Special Board Meeting Minutes: April 27, 2016
    3. BDL Special Board Meeting Minutes: May 13, 2016
    4. CPL Regular Board Meeting Minutes: April 11, 2016
    5. Financial Statements: April 2016
    6. Branch County Penal Fine Report: April 2016
    7. Acting Director's Report: May 13, 2016
    8. Branch Reports: May 2016
    9. Coldwater Kids’ Place Report: May 2016
    10. Coldwater Adult Programming: May 2016
    11. Systems Librarian Report*: May 13, 2016
      * The Systems Librarian continues to monitor and assure compliance with the Children’s Internet Protection Act.
    12. Monthly Statistical Report: April 2016
    13. Book Budget: April 2016
    14. Capital Projects: April 2016
    15. Community Promotions Budget: April 2016
    16. Trust Information: April 2016
    17. Newspaper Coverage: May 13, 2016
      Patron Comments: none
      Correspondence: none

    END OF CONSENT AGENDA

  6. Approval of the Agenda
  7. Bills: April 1, April 15, April 29, 2016
  8. Capital Requests 
  9. Finance Committee Report: Met April 27, 2016
    1. Forgiveness of Overdue Fines Policy (1995): Recommend to rescind
    2. Policy on Library Materials Budget (1995): Recommend to rescind
    3. Reimbursement Policy (draft)
    4. Credit Card / Line of Credit Policy (draft)
    5. Chemical Bank CD: Maturing May 20, 2016
  10. Request for New Line of Credit: Amazon Corporate Credit Line
  11. Building Committee Report: Met April 28, 2016
    Coldwater Branch Lease Draft
  12. Director Search Update
  13. Report from this month's host branch: Algansee
  14. Announcements

    The next scheduled meeting of the Branch District Library Board of Trustees will be held Monday, June 20, 2016, at 5:30 pm at the Bronson Branch Library.

  15. Additional 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.

  16. Adjournment

The Branch District Library will provide necessary and reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting to individuals with disabilities at the meeting/hearing upon one week’s notice to the Branch District Library by writing or calling the following:

Branch District Library, 10 E. Chicago St., Coldwater, MI 49036
(517) 278-2341
secretary@BranchDistrictLibrary.org