OPL Board Meeting - December 21, 2023

Oshkosh Public Library Board of Trustees
Agenda –   December 21, 2023

  Action Req Page
Call to Order - 4:00 PM    
Public Comments    
Consent Agenda: YES 353-.357
1. Minutes of the Regular Meeting of November 30, 2023    
2. Vouchers Payable - $305,886.68    
3. 2024 Vouchers Payable - $503.00    
Items Removed from Consent Agenda    
New Business    
4, Guest: Sarah Read will introduce herself and talk about her new role as OPL’s Reader’s Advisory Librarian. No  
5. 2024 OPL Pay Plan: The 2024 pay plan matrix is presented for Library Board consideration. Two options are offered for consideration: One with hourly rates that are 4% higher and a second with rates that are 3.5% higher than those in the 2023 matrix. Pay rates at the 4% level were built into the final version of the 2024 operating budget approved by the Board on November 7, 2023. YES


6.  Appointments to Board Finance Committee for 2023-2024 YES  
7.  Board Finance Committee Meeting Calendar - 2024: Co-interim directors propose establishing meeting dates for the Finance Committee. These dates will ensure a quarterly regular meeting of the committee to take place the week before a regular full board meeting, enabling incorporation of any recommended action by the committee on the next agenda for the full Board. 2024 dates proposed: Tuesday, February 20; Tuesday, May 21; Tuesday August 20; and Tuesday November 12. All meetings to begin at 4:00 pm. YES  
8,  Endowment Fund 2024 Allocation Proposals – Round One: Proposed 2024 endowment fund allocations with fund limits calculated using a 3-year, end of third quarter average balance. YES 360
9.  Late library opening: Per the new director’s request, open the library at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 19, 2024, to accommodate an all-staff meeting from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. YES  
Informational Items: NO 361-369
10.  Revenues    
11.  Regular Expenditures   Endowment Fund Expenditures    
12. Library Highlights    
13. Monthly Statistics    
14  Donations    
15. Personnel Changes    
Library Director's Report NO  
Trustee Reports and Comments NO  
Future Agenda Items    
Adjournment YES  
Next Scheduled Meeting:      

  January 25, 2024 at 4:00 p.m.