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File #: 22-778   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: Finance - Accounting Division
On agenda: 6/7/2022 Final action: 6/7/2022
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE travel for more than five County employees from the Libraries Division to attend the same non-local event.
Sponsors: FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Travel Memo dated April 25, 2022
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: George Tablack
Department: Finance and Administrative Services Division: Accounting

Information
Requested Action
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MOTION TO APPROVE travel for more than five County employees from the Libraries Division to attend the same non-local event.

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Why Action is Necessary
In accordance with the Broward County Administrative Code, Section 3.10, Board approval is required for more than five County employees from the same department attend the same event.

What Action Accomplishes
Provides approval needed for compliance with the Administrative Code.

Is this Action Goal Related
No

Previous Action Taken
None.

Summary Explanation/Background
THE FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT, THE ACCOUNTING DIVISION, AND THE LIBRARIES DIVISION RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTION.

The Libraries Division requests approval for nine staff members to travel to Washington, D.C. from June 23 - 28, 2022 to attend the 2022 American Libraries Association Conference and Exposition (Exhibit 1). The Libraries Division recognizes the importance of this international annual conference as an exceptional forum for the development of professional librarians.

The conference will provide staff invaluable learning and networking opportunities to exchange professional information that will enhance their skills. The conference will offer top-quality education that provides solutions and strategies for industry concerns that many library professionals face today as well as thought leaders and celebrity speakers, who will motivate and challenge attendees to think boldly. The Library Marketplace includes more than 550 speakers; 80 established and new authors, who will discuss their recent and upcoming books; multi-media resources, popular stages, Meet the Authors, and much more.

The conference also provides an opportunity for Libraries Administration staff to network with a diverse population of library pr...

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