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Packet for the October 2014 BDL Board Meeting

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

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting
Algansee Branch Library
580-B S. Ray-Quincy Rd., Quincy MI  49082
Monday, October 20, 2014
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-N)

    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: September 15, 2014
    2. CPL Regular Board Meeting Minutes: September 8, 2015
    3. Financial Statements: September 2014
    4. Quarterly Branch Expenditures: September 2014
    5. Branch County Penal Fine Report: September 2014
    6. Branch Reports: September 2014
    7. Coldwater Kids’ Place Report: October 2014
    8. Coldwater Adult Programming Report: October 2014
    9. Systems Librarian Report*:  October 17, 2014
      * The Systems Librarian continues to monitor and assure compliance with the Children’s Internet Protection Act.
    10. Monthly Statistical Report: September 2014
    11. Book Budget: September 2014
    12. Capital Projects: September 2014
    13. Newspaper Coverage: October 17, 2014
    14. Patron Comments: September 2014

    END OF CONSENT AGENDA

  6. Approval of the Agenda
  7. First Reading of the 2015 Budget
    A) Finance Committee Report:  Met September 18 & October 14, 2014
    B) 2015 Operating Budget Recommendation
  8. Bills: September 19; October 1; October 3 & October 17, 2014
  9. Capital Request:  October 9, 2014
  10. Report from this month's host branch:
  11. User Survey
  12. Director's Report: October 20, 2014
  13. Announcements

    The next scheduled meeting of the Branch District Library Board of Trustees will be held Monday, November 17, 2014, at 5:30 pm at the Lucille E Dearth Union Twp. Branch Library.

  14. 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.

  15. 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