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Hennepin County Library Employee forums – Summer 2009. Today’s agenda. APEX update 2010 proposed operating budget Mission and vision update Strategic planning next steps Q&A. Excellence in accounting, finance, procurement and employee business practices. APEX Updates.

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Hennepin county library employee forums summer 2009

Hennepin County Library

Employee forums – Summer 2009


Today s agenda

Today’s agenda

  • APEX update

  • 2010 proposed operating budget

  • Mission and vision update

  • Strategic planning next steps

  • Q&A


Apex updates

Excellence in accounting, finance, procurement and employee business practices

APEX Updates

“Go Live” Oct. 12

Ongoing APEX updates

APEX training

Policy changes


Apex information online

Excellence in accounting, finance, procurement and employee business practices

APEX Information Online

  • HCNET>About Hennepin>APEX Project

  • Connect

  • Operations Blog


Hennepin county library employee forums summer 2009

  • 2010 operating budget

  • Instructions to all departments

  • 4 percent reduction to property tax requirement

  • Include PERA and health insurance costs for employees

  • Library

  • Proposed reduction of $3 to $5 million to 2010 operating budget

  • Increase in operating expenses due to opening of Maple Grove and Plymouth

  • Reduction in merger funds from City of Minneapolis

  • Other factors

  • Governor’s unallotment

  • Human Services

  • Stimulus dollars

  • HCMC


Going forward

Goingforward

  • Library under budget in 2008

  • Library has taken significant reductions in 2009 – dollars and FTE

  • Staff who filled positions that have been eliminated have all been offered other positions in the Library. This practice will continue.

  • Mission and strategic plan will give direction


Budget schedule

Budget schedule

  • Library meeting with County AdministrationAug. 3

  • Library Board meetingAug. 10

  • County Board briefing on 2010 maximum property tax levySep. 3

  • County Board adopts maximum 2010 property tax levy and tentative budgetSep. 8

  • County Administration submits 2010 proposed budget Mid-Late Sep.

  • Library presentation to County Board Oct. 23

  • Commissioner amendmentsNov.

  • Truth in taxation public hearingDec. 3

  • County Board approves 2010 budget and levyDec. 15


Hennepin county library employee forums summer 2009

Why have a mission?Shared mission for staff, Library Board and customersEssential for strategic decision-makingProvides focus for HCL as a premier library systemOnly successful if each of us lives the mission


Hennepin county library employee forums summer 2009

  • Journey to defining our mission

  • Spring 2008

  • Staff “gallery walk” sessions

  • Library Board mission retreat

  • Presentation of draft statements at Library Board meeting

  • Summer 2008

  • Revised statements shared at Library Board meeting

  • Fall 2008

  • Decision to put mission decision on hold


Hennepin county library employee forums summer 2009

Mission recommendation

Hennepin County Library’s mission is to nourish minds, transform lives and build community together.


Hennepin county library employee forums summer 2009

  • Strategic planning for 2010 and beyond

  • Strategic planning . . .

  • Defines purpose in terms of long-range objectives

  • Defines priorities for resource allocation

  • Aligns short-term action and resources with longer-term objectives

  • Successful strategic planning is . . .

  • Dynamic

  • Participatory

  • Responsive to the organization’s and customers’ needs

  • Practical


Hennepin county library employee forums summer 2009

Q and A

Thank you


Hennepin county library employee forums summer 2009

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Golden Valley Hopkins . Hosmer . Linden Hills . Long Lake . Maple Grove . Maple Plain . Minnetonka . Nokomis

North Regional . Northeast . Osseo . Oxboro . Penn Lake . Pierre Bottineau . Plymouth . Ridgedale . Rockford Road . Rogers

Roosevelt . St. Anthony . St. Bonifacius . St. Louis Park . Southdale . Southeast . Sumner . Walker . Washburn

Wayzata . Webber Park . Westonka

With community outreach through

the Readmobile, At Home Service,

Correctional Facilities for Men and Women,

Seniors Assisted Living Services,

and the County Home School


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