Peterborough Public Library Board Minutes

City of Peterborough

Meeting #:
Date:
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Location:
Electronic Meeting
Present
  • Councillor Akapo
  • Councillor Clarke
  • Dan Moloney, Chair
  • Gillian Sandeman
  • Jayne White
Regrets
  • Amy Bowen
  • Barb Connor
  • Leigh McEachran
Staff
  • Natalie Garnett, Deputy Clerk
  • Jennifer Jones, Library CEO

The meeting was called to order by the Deputy Clerk at 5:40 p.m.

The Deputy Clerk called for nominations for the position of Chair of the Library Board for 2021.

  • Moved byCouncillor Clarke

    That Dan Moloney be elected as Chair of the Peterborough Public Library Board for 2021.

    Carried

Mr. Moloney assumed the Chair and called for nominations for the position of Vice Chair.

  • Moved byCouncillor Clarke

    That Gillian Sandeman be elected as Vice Chair of the Peterborough Public Library Board for 2021. 

    Carried
  • Moved byCouncillor Clarke

    That the minutes of the Library Board meeting on December 8, 2020 be approved.

    Carried

There were no disclosures of Pecuniary Interest.

6.3    6.4

  • Moved byCouncillor Akapo

    That item 6.4 be approved as part of the Consent Agenda.

    Carried

Report PPL21-002

  • Moved byCouncillor Akapo

    That the Peterborough Public Library Board approve the recommendation outlined in Report PPL21-002, dated February 9, 2021, of the Library CEO as follows:

    That the report of the Library CEO regarding the 2021 meeting schedule, be approved.

    Carried

Report PPL21-004

  • Moved byCouncillor Clarke

    That the Library Board approve the recommendations outlined in Report PPL21-004, dated February 9, 2020, of the Library CEO, as follows:

    a) That the report on the status of the Friends of the Peterborough Public Library be received for information;

    b) That a verbal report to inform the Library Board on the status of the Foundation by Jayne White be received for information; and,

    c) That the Board express their thanks to the Foundation for their support of the Library over the years.

     

    Carried

Report PPL21-001

  • Moved byCouncillor Clarke

    That the Library Board approve the recommendations as outlined in Report PPL21-001 dated February 9, 2021, of the Library CEO as follows:

    That the report to inform the Library Board on the status of the Library Services Review (Review) be received for information.

    Carried
  • That the CEO provide the Board with a report on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Library services; and,

    Provide information on planned service changes and proposed next steps .

Report PPL21-003

Ms. Jones introduced Mark Stewart, Library Services Manager, who started December 15, 2020.

  • Moved byCouncillor Clarke

    That the Library Board approves the recommendation as outlined in Report PPL21-003 dated February 9, 2021, of the Library CEO as follows:

    That the report to inform the Library Board on general matters concerning Library operations and service be received for information

    Carried

There were no items of Other Business.

  • Moved byGillian Sandeman

    That this meeting adjourn at 6:23 p.m.

    Carried