Library Board of Trustees for May 17, 2021

Agenda

6:30 p.m. via Zoom

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Additions/Changes to the Agenda
  3. Public Comment
  4. Approval of Minutes
    1. April
  5. Reports
    1. Budget
    2. Friends
    3. Director
    4. Staff Introduction
    5. Staff Reports – Questions
  6. Policy Review
    1. Board Self-Evaluation
    2. Library Board By-Laws
  7. Old Business
  8. New Business
  9. Adjourn

Next meeting date: June 21, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

Minutes

North Liberty Board of Trustees Meeting
Virtual Meeting

DATE: May 17, 2021 6:30 P.M.

PRESENT: Jessica Beck, Heidi Wood, Laura Hefley, Mike Healy, Scott Clemons, Chris
Mangrich, and Library Director Jennie Garner
ABSENT:

Call to Order
1) Additions/Changes to the Agenda
a) None

2) Public Comment
a) None
3) Approval of the Minutes
a) April meeting minutes motion to approve by J. Beck; second L. Hefley; approved
by voice vote

4) Reports
a) Budget
i) Briefing of new financial reporting
ii) Total library services running under historical average
iii) Surplus funds to be spent on Family Place Libraries equipment, computers,
video camera, and CloudLibrary e-content
b) Friends
i) Met in person 5/14
ii) May request Family Place Library funding and for extra attendee at
Association for Rural & Small Libraries (ARSL) conference
c) Director
i) Preparing for phased reopening 6/1 coordinating with city and referencing
CDC guidance
ii) Non-competitive grant proposal (approx. $5000) to American Rescue Plan
Act for outdoor solar powered charging station benches with Wi-Fi
iii) Presented information to Rotary Club Coralville-North Corridor president and
club about the president’s grant project (approx. $4000) focusing the in-library
Family Place Libraries activities
iv) Additional funding for the in-library Family Place Libraries activities from the
endowment fund with goal of Fall 2021 for programming to kick-off
v) Presenting at American Library Association’s (ALA) Rural, Native, and Tribal
Libraries of All Kinds Committee’s (RNTLOAK) inaugural 2021 Rural Libraries
Summit

5) Policy Review
a) Board Self-Evaluation
i) Last evaluation 2018
ii) Will defer self-evaluations
b) Library Board By-Laws
i) Motion to approve by L. Hefley; second J. Beck; approved by voice vote

6) Old Business
a) None

7) New Business
a) None

Adjourn

Motion to adjourn by M. Healy; second L. Hefley

NEXT MEETING DATE: June 21, 2021 at 6:30 P.M.

Meeting minutes recorded by S. Clemons

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