MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2023

4:00 p.m. at Ville Platte Main Library

916 West Main Street, Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586

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

Old Business

  1. Update from the Basile Branch Library committee

2. Investments: Capital Improvements Fund & Expansion Fund (% split)

New Business

  1. Acknowledge retirement of Board Member Katy Marcantel
  2. Welcome new Board appointee Linda Lebsack
  3. Review the recent legislation proposed by AG Jeff Landry and Senator Cloud
  4. Review and update the Evangeline Parish Library Collection Policy
  5. Review the response to said proposed legislation by the Louisiana Library Association
  6. Adopt a Public Comments Speaker Request Form (attached)
  7. Announce the plans for Library Fest on May 20, 2023
  8. Announce grant funding received from the Louisiana Division of the Decentralized Arts via the Acadiana Center for the Arts to cover the fees, travel and lodging for the Summer Reading performers.


  1. Financials
    • Discuss an unexpected increase of $33K in the Administrative Fee required by the Jury
  • Facilities Report
  • Outreach Report

    iiv.          Adjournment

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