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Packet for the May 2015 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 18, 2015
                                      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-K)

    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 20, 2015
    2. CPL Regular Board Meeting Minutes: April 13, 2015
    3. Financial Statements: April 2015
    4. Branch County Penal Fine Report: April 2015
    5. Branch Reports: May 8, 2015
    6. Coldwater Kids’ Place Report: May 2015
    7. Coldwater Adult Programming: May 2015
      Systems Librarian Report*:  No report
      * The Systems Librarian continues to monitor and assure compliance with the Children’s Internet Protection Act.
    8. Monthly Statistical Report: April 2015
    9. Book Budget: April 2015
    10. Capital Projects: April 2015
      Newspaper Coverage:
    11. Patron Comments: May 14, 2015


    END OF CONSENT AGENDA

  6. Approval of the Agenda
  7. Bills: May 1 and May 15, 2015
  8. Capital Requests:
    A) Coldwater Branch
    B) Bronson Branch
  9. AED Request
    A) Initial Cost
    B) Option 2
    C) 2-Year Maintenance Cost
  10. Building Committee: Met May 6, 2015
  11. Report from this month's host branch:  Algansee Branch
  12. Director's Report: May 15, 2015
  13. Announcements

    The next scheduled meeting of the Branch District Library Board of Trustees will be held Monday, June 15, 2015, at 5:30 pm at the Bronson 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