December 16, 2021 Library Board Meeting

Oshkosh Public Library Board of Trustees
Agenda –   December 16, 2021

Call to Order:  4:00 p.m    
Public Comments    
Consent Agenda: YES 406-411
1. Minutes of the Regular Meeting of November 18, 2021    
Vouchers Payable -  $348,404.84    
Items Removed from Consent Agenda    
New Business    
3 Staff Guest:  This meeting’s staff guest is Lindsay Reuer, Children’s Librarian, who joined Oshkosh Public Library in October. She will introduce herself to the board and discuss her activities since joining the Children’s Department team. NO  
4. Temporary Library Rules of Behavior: – COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: Decide whether to end behavior rules that require members of the public to properly wear face masks in the Library or to extend those rules until February1, 2022. YES  

5. Library Board Meeting Format: Decide whether the January 27, 2022 Library Board meeting will be held in a virtual format or in person. 

6. 2022 OPL Pay Plan: The 2022 pay plan matrix is presented for Library Board consideration. The hourly rates in this matrix are 2.5% higher than those in the 2021 matrix. These pay rates were built into the final version of the 2022 operating budget approved by the Board on October 28, 2021. YES 412

7. Proposed Amendment to the Library Bylaws: Proposed amendment to Section 11 of the bylaws to replace Robert’s Rules with the OPL Board General Rules of Order. Amendments was proposed at the November 18, 2021 regular meeting (pgs 380-382 of that meeting’s document packet), and may be considered for approval at this meeting.

8. Proposed Policy: Oshkosh Public Library Board General Rules of Order: Proposed replacement of Robert’s Rules of Order for the Library Board and all of its committees. These rules (pgs 373-379 of the November 18, 2021 meeting document packet) are based upon the rules that have been adopted by the City of Oshkosh for its Common Council and for all boards and commissions except the Library. YES  
9.  Director Performance Evaluation Process: Director’s memo with proposed timetable for performance evaluation process is included in this month’s document packet. Action requested: Board decide whether to approve the timetable as proposed. YES 413
Informational Items: NO 414-428
10. Revenues    
11. Expenditures     
12.  Library Highlights     
13. Monthly Statistics     
14. Donations    
15. Personnel Changes    
16. Winnebago County Health Dept COVID-19 Weekly Data Summary December 9, 2021.    
Library Director's Report NO  
17. Update on library funds transfers to Oshkosh Area Community Foundation – City Finance Department expects to carry out transfers in January 2022    
Trustee Reports and Comments NO  
Future Agenda Items NO  
18. January: 2021 Strategic Action Plan Year-end Report / 2022 Strategic Action Plan    
19. January: Director 2021 performance evaluation / 2022 goals    
Adjournment YES  
Next Scheduled Meeting:  January 27, 2022 at 4 PM