Governing Board Meeting, September 25, 2013

Date: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Time: 
10:30 a.m.
Minutes: 

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Headquarters Library – Meeting Room A

401 East University Avenue

Gainesville, Florida

 

The Alachua County Library District Governing Board met in regular session.

 

PRESENT:            Chair Lee Pinkoson, presiding, Vice-Chair Susan Bottcher, Governors Charles S. Chestnut IV, Yvonne Hinson-Rawls, Robert “Hutch” Hutchinson, and Leanetta McNealy, Ph. D.

 

ALSO PRESENT:   Library Director Shaney T. Livingston, Assistant County Attorney William Harlan, Assistant Clerk/Finance Director Todd Hutchison, Deputy Clerk Bob Decker

 

The meeting was not televised.

 

Chair Pinkoson opened the meeting at 5:40 P.M.

 

I.       APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT AND REGULAR AGENDA

 

          Governor Hutchinson moved approval of the Consent and Regular Agendas as amended.  The motion carried 6-0.

 

          (The items on the Consent Agenda are of a routine nature.  The motion to adopt the Consent and Regular Agendas approved all items and recommended actions on the Consent Agenda.)

 

A.      Warrant List

 

          Staff Recommended Action: Ratify the Warrant List.

 

B.       Minutes of Meeting

 

Staff Recommended Action: Approve the minutes of the September 11, 2013 Public Budget Hearing and the September 11, 2013 Regular Meeting.

 

C.       Agreement Between Alachua County Library District and Communications Workers of America

 

          Staff Recommended Action: Approve the agreement between the Communications Workers of America and the Alachua County Library District for the period of October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2016, with wage re-openers in 2014 and 2015.

D.      Amendments to the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Pay Plans for Bargaining, Non-Bargaining, and At-Will Employees; Intern and Temporary Service Rates of Pay; and Across-the-Board Adjustments for Bargaining, Confidential, Non-Bargaining, At-Will Employees and Library Director

 

          Staff Recommended Action: Approve the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Bargaining, Non-Bargaining, and At-Will Pay Plans as amended, which reflect a 3% increase to all pay ranges.  Approve a 3% across-the-board increase to the base rate of pay effective the first full pay period on or after October 1, 2013, for Bargaining and Confidential, Non-Bargaining, At-Will Employees, and the Library Director.  Approve the pay rate for High School Interns at Florida’s Minimum Wage Standard.  Approve the pay rate for employees appointed to Temporary Service to be set at the minimum rate of the appropriate salary range.

 

E.       Resolution 13-10 – Disposal of Alachua County Library District Surplus Property

 

          Staff Recommended Action: Adopt Resolution 13-10.

 

II.      SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

 

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III.    BOARD OF TRUSTEES

 

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IV.     UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

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V.      NEW BUSINESS

 

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VI.     INFORMATIONAL ITEMS THAT REQUIRE NO ACTION

 

A.      Northeast Florida Library Information Network (NEFLIN) Golden Apple Award

 

          Library Director Shaney Livingston presented the above item.

 

VII.    GOVERNING BOARD COMMENT

 

Governor Bottcher stated that there was an article in the Gainesville Sun on the Library District’s budget and millage rate.  She thanked staff for their hard work.

VIII.  CITIZEN COMMENT

 

          There were no citizens present who wished to provide comments to the Governing Board.

 

IX.     ADJOURNMENT

 

          There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 5:41 P.M.

 

 

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J.K. Irby, Clerk to the Library

District Governing Board