Library Board of Trustees Agenda – March 20, 2024

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March 20, 2024 4:30pm
East Lansing Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Library Large Meeting Room
East Lansing Public Library
950 Abbot Road
East Lansing, MI 48823
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The East Lansing Public Library occupies the ancestral, traditional and contemporary lands of the Anishinaabeg Three Fires Confederacy of Ojibwe, Odawa and Potawatomi peoples land ceded in the 1819 Treaty of Saginaw.

1) Call to Order

2) Roll Call

3) Opening

3.1 Approval of Current Meeting Agenda
3.2 Approval of February 21, 2024 Meeting Minutes

4) Communications

5) Audience

5.1 Public Comment - limited to five minutes per person

6) Reports

6.1 City Council Liaison Report
6.2 Friends of the East Lansing Public Library Report

7) Committee Reports

7.1 Subcommittee Report - Strategic Planning Request for Proposals Award -- Action
7.2 Subcommittee Report - Director Contract and Review -- Action

8) Old Business

8.1 FY2025 Budget -- Action
8.2 COEL email addresses for Library Trustees -- Discussion
8.3 Work from Home Policy -- Discussion
8.4 Staff Photo List

9) New Business

10) Library Reports

10.1 Financial Report
10.2 Director's Report
10.3 President's Report

11) Adjournment

Board of Trustees
Amy Zaagman, President
Pamela Smith, Vice President
Ameenah Asante, Secretary
Shawn Nicholson
Polly Synk

City Council Liaison
Mayor Pro Tem Kerry Ebersole Singh

Staff Liaison
Kevin Kelly