Agenda for Library Board Meeting March 8

Valley Public Library Board Meeting

DATE AND PLACE OF MEETING : Thursday, Mar. 8th 2018
Valley Public Library
232 N Spruce St.

CHAIR OF MEETING: Bernice Smith, President

This meeting’s agenda will be kept continually current and available for public inspection on the bulletin board in the library’s entryway and on the library’s website at


1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Roll Call (K. Held, T. Mejstrik, C. Buffington, B. Smith, J. Swahn)
4. Proof of Posting / Open Meetings Act Poster
5. Approval of Agenda [ACTION]
6. Recognition of Visitors/Correspondence
7. Public Comment – Limited to 3 minutes per speaker and 30 minutes total. When recognized by the chairperson, please state your name and address for the record.
8. Approval of prior meeting’s minutes [ACTION]
9. Reports
a. Board President
b. Library Director
c. Friends of the Library
d. Foundation
10. Old Business
a. [None]
11. New Business
a. Give the Library Director more discretion over snow days. [ACTION]
b. Put a 3 item limit on game and puzzle checkouts. [ACTION]
c. Expand Fine Free Saturdays to include other item types. [ACTION]
d. Change Kit and E-reader fine structures. [ACTION]
e. Allow minors 12 years old or older who have signed Internet permission to use the adult computers if they prefer. [ACTION]
f. Allow the creation of minor library cards with DC West teacher validation of send-home permission forms. [ACTION]
12. Closed Session – The President may entertain a motion to enter into closed session in accordance with the Nebraska Open Meetings Act. [ACTION]
13. Comments and Announcements by Board Members
14. Adjournment

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