May 16, 2024 Regular Meeting of Library Board of Trustees

Please be aware that all meetings of the Board of Library Trustees are open to in-person attendance by the public. Out of an abundance of care, all guests are also welcome to join this month’s board meeting online via Youtube.

12:00 – Noon

If you cannot attend the meeting, please use the “SUBMIT A COMMENT TO THE BOARD” link to send a public comment to the Board of Trustees. Your comments will be read at a designated time during the board meeting.

  1. Approval of the Minutes:
    1. Joint Finance, Human Resources & Community Services Committee Meeting of 04/16/24; and
    2. Regular Board Meeting of 04/18/24
  2. COMMUNICATIONS 
  3. PRESIDENT’S REPORT
  4. DIRECTOR’S REPORT
  5. FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Corrigan, Chair)
    1. Resolution to Accept Gifts for the Month of April (EXHIBIT 1)
    2. Resolution to Renew OCLC Cataloging, Worldshare ILL and Access Subscription Services (EXHIBIT 2)
    3. Resolution to Accept Grant from the Cleveland Public Library Foundation for Digital Literacy Programming (EXHIBIT 3)
    4. Resolution to Authorize Director to Negotiate and Enter Into Electricity Contract to Take Effect After Expiration of Current Contract (EXHIBIT 4)
    5. Year 2025 Tax Budget (EXHIBIT 5)
    6. Fifth Amendment to the Year 2024 Appropriation (EXHIBIT 6)
    7. Fiscal Officer’s Report (REPORT A)
    8. Report on Investments (REPORT B)
    9. Report on Conference and Travel Expenditures (REPORT C)
    10. Report on All Vendor Expenditures (REPORT D)
    11. Report on Expenditures Made from the Owner’s Contingency Funds for Hough, Jefferson, West Park, Woodland, Central Distribution Facility, Lorain, Eastman, MLK Jr., Brooklyn, Rockport and Glenville (REPORT E)
    12. Report on Expenditures Made from the Owner’s Contingency Fund for the High Density Shelving Project (REPORT F)
  6. HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE REPORT (Ms. Shakarian, Chair)
    1. Regular Employment Report (EXHIBIT 7)
    2. Retirement Recognition Citation (EXHIBIT 8)
  7. COMMUNITY SERVICES REPORT (Mr. Parker, Chair)
    1. Monthly Activity Report (REPORT G)
    2. Building Status Update
    3. Advocacy Taskforce Update
    4. Foundation Update
    5. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Update
  8. OLD BUSINESS
  9. NEW BUSINESS
  10. PUBLIC COMMENT
  11. EXECUTIVE SESSION
  12. ADJOURN