NOTICE OF A PUBLIC MEETING

LIBRARY BOARD OF CONTROL MEETING AGENDA

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2023

4:00 pm at Ville Platte Main Library

916 West Main Street, Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586

  1. Opening Business
  1. Call to Order, Prayer, Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval/Amendment of Agenda
  4. Approval of Minutes from Previous Meeting
  5. Public Comments on Agenda Items
  1. Old Business
  1. Discuss “hold” status of updating the following policies based on the passage of Act 436 (SB7):  Collection, Circulation, Patron Behavior, Library Card, Electronic Resources and Unattended Children. Waiting on guidance from the state library.
  2. New Basile Branch committee update including discussion about setting a budget based on  finance options
  1. New Business
  1. Review and update the following policies: Required Reading Lists, FAQ’s about Donations, Personnel, Volunteer Services, Hurricane Response and Sex Offenders.
  2. Final stats – Summer Reading Program : Bonnes Nouvelles Article
  3. LSW Overdrive Annual Report review
  4. Report on attendance of Emily Fontenot and Suzy Lemoine at the state library Directors Boot Camp recently. Note a request for a Board of Control training by the State Librarian  is tentatively set for the November 27th board meeting   
  5. Update on employees who have received or will be receiving their Library Support Staff Certification this year: Janice Fontenot, Amy King, Keisha Ford, Gigi Fontenot and Angie Henry.
  1. Reports
  1. Financials
  2. Facilities Report
  3. Outreach Report

       v.          Adjournment

Next meeting: November 27, 2023

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