Board Meeting Recap - October 2013

Agenda Item

Information/Action

5. FY 2013 Single Audit

Following a presentation by Mitch Schlueter of Martin Hood Friese and Associates, the Board accepted the FY2013 Single Audit which you can find here.  The FY 2013 final audit report is available here.

9. ISL Report

Robert Jones stated the deadline for the ILLINET survey has been extended to December 31, 2013, to allow for more participation. Lawren Tucker indicated the return of the popular Back to Books grant which provides a wonderful opportunity for collection development.

16.b. Proposed Bylaws Change

Board accepted the recommendation to merge Membership committee responsibilities with the Policy committee, now known as the Policy and Membership Committee.

16.c. Delivery Holiday Study

Based on member survey feedback, board accepted recommendation to begin provision of delivery on Presidents’ Day and Veterans’ Day.  The two additional delivery days will be added in 2014.

17.a. i. Proposed Revisions to IHLS FY14 Plan of Service

Board approved the recommended additions to the FY2014 Plan of Service.

17.a. ii. Proposed Change in Financial and Procurement Policy

The Policy Committee has reviewed the committee structure and created a proposed bylaws amendment Board approved the recommended additions to the Financial and Procurement Policy.
 17. a. iii. Budget Revisions

Proposed revisions to FY 2014 Budget were approved by the board.
 

17. b. Open Board Seat Nancy Huntley (Lincoln Library (Springfield)) was appointed to fill the open public library director position.
17. c. Surplus List (Du Quoin) Board declared items from the Du Quoin and Carterville locations surplus and available to members.  Information will be available soon regarding the distribution process.
17. d. Membership Recommendation Danville School District was accepted as a full member library.