April 29, 2021 Library Board Meeting

Oshkosh Public Library Board of Trustees
Agenda –   April 29, 2021
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Call to Order:  4:00 p.m    
Public Comments    
Consent Agenda: YES


1. Minutes of the Regular Meeting of March 25, 2021    
2. Minutes of the Board Finance Committee Meeting of April 20, 2021    
Vouchers Payable -  $278,468.20    
4.  Resolution of Signing Authority: Resolution giving signing authority to the Director, as representative of the Library, a named beneficiary, in matters pertaining to administration of the May Ziebell Charitable Remainder Trust.    
5. Depository Resolution: Proposed resolution authorizing use of public depositories to hold Library funds and to designate signatories to requests for withdrawal of funds.    
6. 2022 Reimbursement for cross-county rural use -- Director’s recommendation for billing adjacent counties is detailed in a memo in this month’s packet.    
7. Proposed Changes to Table of Organization: Director proposes combining two part-time positions to create a full-time Children’s Services Assistant II position in the Children’s and Family Outreach Services Department. The employee in the new position will work at the service desk and participate in public programming. Details are in the Director’s memo.    
Items Removed from Consent Agenda    
New Business    
8.Staff Guest: Please welcome Nancy Bell, Information Services Librarian. Nancy joined OPL in January and will introduce herself and discuss her duties with the Board. NO  

9. Trust Fund Expenditures – Round Three: One project is being proposed for trust fund support in Round Three. It is $900 from the Library Programming Support Fund to fund prizes to the winners of the 2021 Lakefly Writing Contest.

10. Meeting Format – May 27, 2021 Regular Library Board Meeting: The City Manager has relayed that it is the will of the Oshkosh Common Council that city boards and commissions determine whether they wish to meet in person or virtually for all meetings after May 15, 2021 YES  
11. 2021 Strategic Plan Summary – Proposed Values Revision: The two-page plan summary included in this month’s board packet will be used frequently to convey essential information about the Library’s plan. The section labeled “Values” was formerly labeled “Guiding Principles.” It has been revised and we ask the Library Board to consider approval of the new wording. YES 140-141
Informational Items: NO 142-150
12. Revenues     
13. Expenditures     
14.  Library Highlights     
15. Monthly Statistics     
16. Donations    
17. Personnel Changes    
Library Director's Report NO 121-124
18. American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA) funding to libraries in Wisconsin.    
19. Trust funds transfer status    
20. 2021 Winnebago County funding to support Hoopla electronic resources    
Trustee Reports and Comments NO  
Adjournment YES  
Next Scheduled Meeting:  May 27, 2021 at 4:00 pm