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System Board Minutes - OCTOBER '10

POTTER-TIOGA LIBRARY SYSTEM
Regular Meeting
Elkland Area Community Library
Elkland, PA
October 12, 2010

The Regular Quarterly Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Potter-Tioga Library System was called to order by Vice President Elery H. Walizer at 7:05 PM.

Present:
Blossburg:
Coudersport: Krista Batterson
Elkland: LeAnn Meinstereifel, Rosemary Hackett
Galeton: Sue Williams
Genesee: Ruth Davis
Knoxville: Eugene Seelye
Mansfield: Danice Trindell
Shinglehouse: Tim McMullen
Ulysses: Elery H. Walizer
Wellsboro: Lynne Coolidge
Westfield: Michelle Sama
System Librarian: Jody Cole

Danice Trindell moved the minutes of July 13, 2010 be approved as presented, seconded by Ruth Davis and carried.

System Librarian's Report:
-Circulation statistics for the 2nd quarter, 2010, were reviewed. Books on tape are being phased out.
-2010 Financial summaries were reviewed. It was noted that 2011 PA state aid would be reduced by about 11%.
-Financial reports and audits are al l completed.
-County Coordination plans as proposed by Laurie Shear are being used.
-The 2011 system budget remains the same as last year with some internal alterations. Eugene Seelye's motion it be adopted was seconded by Sue Williams and carried.
-Jody asked to be allowed to telecommute, spending at least two or three days in Coudersport. After discussion, Danice Trindell moved, seconded by Michelle Sama to allow Jody to telecommute. It carried.

-Jody asked permission to change the system credit card to Northwest Bank with a ceiling of $8,000. Jody's and Rhonda Duell's name will be on the card. Tim McMullen's motion for approval was seconded by Lynne Coolidge and carried.

-The funding formula, fund raising, and millage possibilities were all discussed with no actions taken.

A thank you note from Jeff Wilkinson was distributed.

News from member libraries was shared.

The next meeting of the Board will be at 10 AM, January 8, 2011 at the Green Free Library.


Respectfully submitted,

Eugene A. Seelye,
Secretary