Warren-Newport Public Library District Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole Report Date and Location of Meeting: December 1, 2015 Members Attending: Sue Niemi, Tom Colwell, George Kotsinis, Nancy Sheldon, Andrea Farr Capizzi, Ryan Livergood, Jo Beckwith Also Attending: Noreen Reese President Beckwith called the meeting to order at 7:04 p.m. Public Comment: None. FINANCE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE: Treasurer Farr Capizzi recommended approval of the October 2015 financial statements. What’s Next? (Owner -Action Items -Deadline) Treasurer Farr Capizzi: prepare a budget timeline for the January CW meeting. Recommendations for Board Action, if any Approval October 2015 financials, consent agenda COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE (OTHER): ED Livergood facilitated the Strategic Planning Process. The 2012 vision statement was discussed; consensus was to change it. Ryan led a SOAR Analysis by the Board: Strengths, Opportunities, Aspirations, and Results. Tentative strategic themes were considered. What’s Next? (Owner -Action Items -Deadline) Ryan: Merge Board and staff SOAR analysis items, incorporating the ideas into a second draft of strategic themes for the January CW meeting, including a list of “leftovers” (ideas not incorporated into the draft). Agenda items for Committee of the Whole next month: Finance: November 2015 financial statements, Budget process timeline B & G: Staff lounge and Tween space updates Policy: 1001, 2003, 3005 Other: Discussion of strategic plan with regard to core services, strategic plan themes, and timelines. Announcements: ED evaluation surveys were due today. George will tabulate results. Personnel Committee meets December 10. The meeting was adjourned by a unanimous vote at 8:50 p.m. Jo Beckwith 12/1/15