Board Meeting Recap - April 2012 Board Meeting

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4.  Financial

Mike Szymkoski provided the financial report, which included financial statements from March, 2012. He also shared an updated projected cash position of the General and Capital projects fund for IHLS.

6.a. Personnel

Lesley Zavediuk (WebJunction Specialist) and Stacey Bushong (Delivery/Circulation Assistant) recently joined our staff.  Welcome!

6. b. IHLS Retirements

Doris Crowell and Nancy Willard were recognized by the board for their years of dedication and care for patrons of the IHLS Illinois Machine Sublending Agency.

7. ISL Report

Karen Egan presented draft Strategic Directions for Use of Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Funds 2013-2017, and encouraged all stakeholders to participate in the LSTA survey.

8. LLSAP Report

IHLS Board of Directors endorsed one LLSAP –SHARE—for IHLS members.  1 Library System = 1 LLSAP.  All members are encouraged to check the migration site often at:

The Board was provided with a summary document on the policies and operations of the legacy LLSAPs.

9. Operations Report

Juliette Douglas stated that due to a great response rate the Delivery Survey will remain open through April 26th .  Members are highly encouraged to participate.

11. b. Membership Updates and Recommendations

IHLS Board moved to restore the following libraries to full membership:
Atwood Hammond CUSD #39
Lick Creek CCSD #16
Iroquois West CUSD #10
South Fork SD #14
Morrisonville CUSD #1
Christ the King School
Springfield PSD #186
Danville Correctional Center
Illinois Department of Transportation
Asian Educational Media Service
Tri-City CUSD #1

The Board moved to suspend membership of the following libraries:
Tate and Lyle
Macon Piatt County Instructional Service Center
Madison County ROE Materials Resource Center
Illinois Youth Center/Harrisburg
Illinois Youth Center/Murphysboro
Alton Mental Health and Developmental Center
Chester Mental Health Center
Choate Mental Health Center
Lincoln Developmental Center