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12-17-2001 LI. AGENDA LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD MEETING MONDAY, December 17, 2001 Notice is hereby given that there will be a Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Advisory Board Meeting on Monday, December 17, 2001, at 9:00 a.m. in the Boardroom. The agenda is as follows: 1. Call to Order 2. Review of November 26, 2001, minutes 3. Officer Reports 4. Committee Report a. Friends of TBML 5. Library Director's Report a. Infomobile modification 6. Unfinished Business a. Model Airplane Club Lease 7. New Business 8. Announcements 9. Public Participation 10. Adjournment *The next scheduled meeting is Monday,January,28,2001, at 2:00 p.m.in the Library Boardroom. PUBLIC IS INVITED The Thomas Branigan Memorial Library of the City of Las Cruces will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities who wish to attend a public meeting. Please notify the Library at least 24 hours before the meeting at telephone number 528-4000 or T1T 528-4008. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER P.O.Box 20000 LAS CRUCES,NEW MEXICO 88004-9002 Phone 505/541-2000 1 2 THOMAS BRANIGAN MEMORIAL LIBRARY 3 ADVISORY BOARD MEETING 4 LAS CRUCES,NEW MEXICO 5 December 17, 2001 6 The December 17, 2001, Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Advisory Board 7 meeting was called to order at 9.30 a.m. Roll call was answered by- Jame Matson, Dorris 8 Hamilton, Roy Fister, Steven Givens, Melody Burns, and Paul Comeau. Also present was 9 Library Administrator Lori Grumet. 10 APPROVAL OF NOVEMBER 26, 2001,MINUTES 11 It was noted that Ms. Burns was listed as present on Board Meeting of November 12 2e, and on page 1 line 17, Casey Anchor was changed to Casey Ancker The minutes 13 were approved as corrected. 14 OFFICER REPORTS Nothing to Report 15 COMMITTEE REPORTS 16 Friends of the TBML Nothing to Report 17 LIBRARY DIRECTOR'S REPORT 18 Infomobile Modification 19 Mr Paz came by to discuss the modifications and revised estimate for his work on 20 the Infomobile. He has not contacted anyone from the Library since that time. 21 The Christmas Holidays were approved at the last Council Meeting. The cell- 22 phone services are on the City Council meeting agenda for this evening. It is planned to 23 change telephone services from ALLTEL to Verizon. Also, a $1000 00 across the board i salary increase, and a onetime $250 bonus for all Non-union City employees will be 2 presented. This increase will not include Department Directors. Also, on the agenda is a 3 Resolution to approve a new Mission Statement and Motto for the City of Las Cruces. 4 Ms. Grumet informed the Board that she will be on annual leave for two weeks during the 5 holidays. Mr Mark Pendleton will be in charge in her absence. Ms. Nancy Harmeson kept 6 the Library facilities open for the public during the Tree Lighting Ceremony 7 The Safety Inspection was conducted, and Mr Mike Bromwell will address several s issues he encountered during his inspection. 9 Mr Fister inquired if the Book Store was on the Agenda for the next Council 10 Meeting. He was informed that this matter is still on hold. A public notice was posted for 11 several weeks asking for public input regarding the Bookstore and no negative feedback 12 was received. The Friends of the Library feel they could raise more money from book sales 13 if a permanent location was available. 14 UNFINISHED BUSINESS 15 Model Airplane Club Lease 16 The Model Airplane Club met last week and stated they would contact Ms. Grumet 17 regarding the lease. At this time, she has not heard from them. She will try to get in touch 18 with their new president as soon as possible. The Board members had inquired if the lease 19 could be presented before the Council without feedback from the Airplane Club members. 20 Ms. Grumet informed them that the City Clerk has advised her that the lease can be 21 presented before the Council without the Airplane Club members' approval. 22 23 1 NEW BUSINESS 2 Ms. Matson expressed that the Advisory Board members should think about their 3 position in spreading the word throughout the City regarding the GO Bond issue. It was 4 suggested that Lc:i Grumet put together a brief presentation to be presented by Board 5 members to different groups in the area. Board Members offered suggestions to modify 6 Ms. Grumet's Legislative Breakfast presentation to be used for this purpose. 7 ANNOUNCEMENTS 8 Ms. Burns informed the Advisory Board members that this was the last meeting she 9 will attend as she is moving to California. She expressed her pleasure working with the 10 Board and said goodbye to the members. It was inquired if Mr Paul Comeau has an 11 update on his position with the Friends of the Library Mr Comeau has not heard from 12 any of the members at this time. Ms. Matson expressed concern with the vacancy created 13 by Ms. Burns. There will now be two vacancies on the Board, which could pose a problem 14 completing a quorum. Serious consideration will be given to this situation. 15 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION Nothing to report 16 ADJOURNMENT 17 With no further discussion, the meeting adjourned at 10 08 a.m. The next 18 Branigan Library Advisory Board meeting is set for January 28, 2002 at 2.00 p.m. 19 20 21 22