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Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
Irvin L. Young Memorial Library
431 W. Center Street 
Whitewater, WI 53190
AMENDED: Item 4.1 Library Building Project has been moved up to Item 2.

Mon, Apr 19, 2021 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)

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Call to Order and Roll Call


Library Building Project

Studio GC will present revised options to the conceptual plan to the board at this meeting.

Consent Agenda


Approval of Minutes

Approval of the minutes of the special meeting of March 8, 2021 and the minutes of the regular meeting of March 15, 2021.

Approval of Payment of Invoices


Acknowledgment of Receipt of Statistical Reports


Acknowledgment of Receipt of Treasurer’s Reports

Each month going forward there will be an additional statement from American Deposit Management.

Hearing of Citizen Comments

No formal Library Board action will be taken during this meeting although issues raised may become a part of a future agenda. Participants are allotted a three minute speaking period. Specific items listed on the agenda may not be discussed at this time; however, citizens are invited to speak to those specific issues at the time the Library Board discusses that particular item.

Old Business


Review of and Possible Action on Market Appraisals

This was brought back from the March 15, 2021 meeting for further discussion and consideration.

New Business


Review of Draft Revisions to the Wireless Internet Access Policy


Staff & Board Reports


Library Director’s Report

The report includes: facility maintenance, budget updates, if any; staff updates, if any; collection maintenance updates; public and community relations activities; library board relations, if any; meetings/webinars/trainings attended; strategic plan activities updates, if any. 

Adult Services Report

The report includes upcoming programs, programs already presented, attendance at said programs, and what meetings/trainings/webinars were attended.

Youth Educational Services Report

The report includes programs presented, attendance at said programs, and meetings/webinars/trainings attended

Programming & Makerspace Librarian Report

The report includes upcoming programs, programs already presented, attendance at said programs, and meetings/webinars/trainings attended.

Bridges Library System Staff Report


Board Reports

Report from Jim Winship on webinar "Social Work in Rural and Small Libraries"


Board Member Requests for Future Agenda Items


Confirmation of Next Meeting

May 17, 2021, 6:30 p.m.


*Items on the Consent Agenda will be approved on one vote unless any board member requests that it be removed for individual discussion. It is possible that members of, and possibly a quorum of members of, other governmental bodies of the municipality may be in attendance at the above-stated meeting to gather information over which they may have decision-making responsibility; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above-stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice. Anyone requiring special arrangements is asked to call the office of the
Library Director (473-0530) 72 hours prior to the meeting.