Library Board Meeting ~ July 31 2014

Oshkosh Public Library Board of Trustees

Agenda – July 31, 2014

Library Lower Level Meeting Room, 106 Washington Avenue


Call to Order  4:00 p.m.


Public Comment


Consent Agenda (Action item)

(All items listed under the consent agenda will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a request is made prior to the time the Board votes. Items removed from the consent agenda will be considered under New Business)


  1. Minutes of the regular meeting of June 26, 2014
  2. Regular funds vouchers payable totaling $ 247,386.21
  3. Special funds vouchers payable totaling $ 6,593.81


New Business

  1. Resolution Honoring Don Stolley for Service on the Library Board - Exhibit A. contains a proposed board resolution honoring and recognizing Don Stolley for nearly twenty years of service to the Oshkosh Public Library Board of Trustees. (Action required) (Exhibit A.)
  2. Election of Library Board officers - Library bylaws call for election of new officers at the July regular meeting each year.  In the past, the Board has used a nominating committee as well as direct nomination and election at the meeting.  The latter has been used most often in recent years.  We need to elect a President and Vice-President. (Action required)
  3. Oshkosh Area Community Foundation fund agreements – Library Director and the OPL Board Finance Committee submit proposed agreements with the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation to establish the five (5) endowment funds previously authorized by the Library Board and fifteen (15) subsidiary funds with expenditure restrictions directed by their donors. (Action required) (Exhibit B.)

Information – June 2014 (Action not required)

  1. Revenues
  2. Expenditures
  3. Library highlights
  4. Monthly statistics report
  5. Donations report
  6. Personnel changes report
  7. Minutes of the June 17, 2014 meeting of the OPL Board Finance Committee
  8. Lakefly Literary Conference report
  9. Edge benchmark explanation report
  10. Oshkosh Citizen Surveys: 2009 – 2014

Library Director’s Report (Action not required)

  1. Library board participation in city budget process

Trustee Reports and Comments




Next regular meeting August 28, 2014, 4:00 p.m.