AGENDA

MIDDLESEX COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD

10:30 am, TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013

CAO Board Room, Middlesex County Building

London, Ontario

 

Members: Warden Richards; Councillor Vance Blackmore, Chair; and Citizen Appointees: Lynn Humfress-Trute, Vice-Chair; Dave Jones; and Marie Kingma; Also present were: Julie DeVries, County Librarian, and Lindsay Brock, Library Services Manager. Also in attendance will be: Vanessa Jenner, Library Technician, Strathroy Library; and Pam Warzecha, Special Services, Library Office

 

A. CALL TO ORDER

 

1. Provision for disclosure of pecuniary interest.

 

2. Minutes of the Library Board Meeting held on May 28, 2013

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That the Minutes of the Middlesex County Library Board meeting held on May 28, 2013 be approved as presented

 

3. Visioning Topics

 

a) Special Services

                     Power point presentation by Pamela Warzecha, Special Services, Library Office

 

b) Ontario Association of Library Technicians

                     Power point presentation by Vanessa Jenner, Library Technician, Strathroy Library

 

B. ACTION ITEMS

 

1. 2012 Library Financial Statements

                     Report from James Gates, County Treasurer

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That the Middlesex County Library Board Financial Report for the year ending December 31, 2012 be approved and that the 2012 surplus in the amount of $157,055 be applied towards the 2013 library operating costs.

 

2. Hours of Service Basic Branches

                     Report from Julie DeVries, County Librarian

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That the Middlesex County Library Board give the CEO/County Librarian direction to examine Basic branch open hours and corresponding circulation and traffic statistics, and report back to the Board with a recommendation.

 

C. CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION ITEMS

 

1. System Circulation and System Internet Usage to May 2013 (with 2012 for comparison)

 

2. Information Services Usage Statistics May 2013

 

3. Accounts Payable to June 13, 2013 totalling $157,244.16

 

4. Newspaper articles concerning Middlesex County libraries

 

5. County Librarian Update May 2013

                     Report from Julie DeVries, County Librarian

 

6. Employment and Government Information Services Activity Report May 2013

                     Report from Lindsay Brock, Library Services Manager

 

7. Letter to the Delaware Lioness Club thanking them for their donation to the Delaware Library

 

8. SOLS Trust Council #1 Report from the April 20, 2013 meeting from Dave Jones, Board Representative

 

9. Library Board Statement of Revenues and Expenditures to May 31, 2013

 

10. Letter from Jeff Yurek, MPP, Elgin-Middlesex-London with respect to upcoming Ontario Public Library Service Awards

 

11. Ontario Association of Library Technicians 40th Annual Conference

                     Report from Lindsay Brock, Library Services Manager

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That Items C.1 LIB through C.11 LIB be received for information.

 

D. INQUIRIES

 

E. NEW BUSINESS

 

1. Next Meetings

 

Library Board Tour of Branches  - July 16, 2013

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 23, 2013

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 27, 2013

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 24, 2013

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 22, 2013

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 26, 2013

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, December 17, 2013

 

F. ADJOURNMENT

 

Moved by _________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the meeting adjourn at p.m.