Board of Trustees

Our Board and Public Meeting Notices

The Library Board meets on the third Tuesday of each month.

Russ Orr, President

Eric Walsh, Vice President

Members:
Lane Diedrichsen            
Lee Gurr
Vacant

Trustee Emeritus:

David Loreman
Carol Madsen
Lora Minter
Wendy McClure-Porter

Notice of Public Meeting

Tuesday December 10, 2019, 4:00 pm

Elko County Library
720 Court Street
Library Conference Room

Elko, Nevada 89801  

(775) 738-3066

In accordance with NRS 241, the Board may: (I) change the order of the agenda, (II) combine two or more agenda items for consideration, (III) remove an item from the agenda or delay discussion relating to an item from the agenda at any time, (IV) and if the agenda is not completed, recess the meeting and continue on another specified date and time. Please contact Kassie Antonucci in advance at (775) 738-3066 or by email, so that arrangements can be made.

The public can comment on any agenda item by being acknowledged by the chairperson while the commission considers that agenda item.

 

Law Library Agenda

  1. Opening of meeting/roll call   Russ Orr, President
  2. Comments by the General Public
    Pursuant to N.R.S. 241.020, 2(c)(3), this time is devoted to comments by the general public, if any, and discussion of those comments. No action may be taken upon a matter raised under this item on the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on a successive agenda and identified to be an action item.
  3. *Approval of minutes from the November 19, 2019 meeting.  For Possible Action
  4. *Review of claims for payment of bills for the Law Library  For Possible Action
  5. Law Library Operating Report  Kassie Antonucci, Director
    Report of activities related to the operation of the Elko County Law Library  Non-action item
  6. Trustee Business
    Update report and discussion on other matters of interest.  Non-action item
  7. Comments by the General Public
    Pursuant to N.R.S. 241.020,2(c)(3), this time is devoted to comments by the general public, if any and discussion of those comments. No action may be taken upon a matter raised under this item on the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on a successive agenda and identified to be an action item.
  8. Adjournment*

The next scheduled Board meeting is January 21, 2020 at 4:00 pm.

 

Library Agenda

  1. Opening of Meeting/roll call   Russ Orr, President
  2. Comments by the General Public
    Pursuant to N.R.S. 241.020, 2(c)(3), this time is devoted to comments by the general public, if any, and discussion of those comments. No action may be taken upon a matter raised under this item on the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on a successive agenda and identified to be an action item.
  3. *Approval of minutes from the November 19, 2019 meeting.  For Possible Action
  4. *Review of claims for payment of bills for the Library  For Possible Action
  5. Library Operating Report  Kassie Antonucci, Director
    • Staff
      Update report and discussion on staff  Non-action item
    • Facilities
      Update report and discussion on facilities  Non-action item
    • Programming
      Update report and discussion on library programming   Non-action item
    • Services
      Update report and discussion on library services   Non-action item
      Report, discussion, and possible action on approving monies from the 114 fund (contract service fees for Lander and Eureka County) and/or the memorial funds to purchase an engine for the Bookmobile.   For Possible Action
  6. Other Matters of Interest
    Update report and discussion on other matters of interest   Non-action item
  7. Trustee Business
    Update report and discussion on other matters of interest   Non-action item

    Library Board Trustee Vacancy
    Discussion and possible action on selecting and recommending an individual to the County Commissioners for appointment to the current vacancy on the Library Board.  For Possible Action
    Discussion, nominating, and possible action on appointing a Board officer to Vice President of the Board beginning January, 2020.  For Possible Action

    Minimum Public Library Standards for Nevada
    Update report, discussion, and possible approval of the request for a waiver for Standard #8:
    c. Population (legal service area): 50,000 or more. Public library jurisdictions shall have a library director who holds a master's degree in library or information science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association. Any additional staff in the position of librarian or other full-time professional library position performing the duties of reference and/or children's services shall hold the credential of MLS and/or certified librarian from the State of Nevada (NAC 379.010).  For Possible Action
    Discussion and possible action on Standard #7 of the Minimum Public Library Standards:
    The Library Board of Trustees shall select from one of three listed options as a means by which to validate and document the library's efforts to maintain a collection apporpriate to community needs. The option selected by a jurisdiction may be revised each year.
    • Option I: Meet or exceed at 90% - The five-year average of amounts spent on collections.
    • Options II: Meet or exceed at 30% - Amount spent on collections divided by Total Services and Supplies budget.
    • Option III: Meet or exceed at 10% - Adjusted total operating budget divided by collection budget. Exclude from TOB rent for facility(s), motor pool/vehicle charges, technology - Adjusted TOB.
      For Possible Action

    Discussion and possible action on updating the accounts with U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo, and the Elko Federal Credit Union to reflect the changes in the Library Director, Library Board President, and Library Board Vice President.  For Possible Action
  8. Comments by the General Public
    Pursuant to N.R.S. 241.020,2(c)(3), this time is devoted to comments by the general public, if any and discussion of those comments. No action may be taken upon a matter raised under this item on the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on a successive agenda and identified to be an action item.
  9. Adjournment*
  10. The next scheduled Board meeting is January 21, 2020 immediately following the Law Library Board meeting.

    (*identifies an action subject to a vote by the board. Action taken may include a response to the matters contained in, or considered during the action item.)

    Supporting material for this meeting may be requested from Peggy Longhurst at (775) 738-3066 or by email.

     

     





Archived Agendas

Agenda - February 19, 2019 Agenda - February 19, 2019 (145 KB)

Agenda - January 22, 2019 Agenda - January 22, 2019 (140 KB)

Archived Minutes

Minutes - February 19, 2019 Minutes - February 19, 2019 (262 KB)

Minutes - January 22, 2019 Minutes - January 22, 2019 (168 KB)

Previous Years

NOTICE TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Members of the public who are disabled and require special accommodations or assistance at the meeting are requested to notify the Library Board of Trustees, in writing, at 720 Court Street, Elko, Nevada 89801, or by calling (775) 738-3066.