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Minutes

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Archives of previous year’s minutes can be accessed on the Board of Trustee’s page.
(The most recent month’s minutes are proposed minutes, until approved by the board.)

McDonald County Library
Board of Trustees Minutes
 January 9, 2015
Roll Call – The meeting was called to order at 4:30 p.m.  Those members present were Erlene Gideon, Sheila Owens, Ann Kresyman, Alice Snodgrass and Carrie Cline.  Rachel Abercrombie was unable to attend.
Reading of Minutes – After reviewing the December minutes, Erlene made a motion to approve them, Ann seconded, and they were approved unanimously.
Director’s Report
  • Carrie presented the December statistics.  Because the weather this year is much improved over last year, we’ve seen an increase in our numbers.
  • Carrie gave an employee update concerning new babies and a death in the family.  We were short-staffed for several days, but the employees did an outstanding job covering for each other.
  • Carrie will be writing a long-term Racing to Read Early Literacy Grant that is due at the end of January.
Financial Reports – After reviewing the financial reports, Ann made a motion to approve them, Erlene seconded, and they were approved unanimously.
Public comments on agenda items – none
Old Business – none
New Business
A.  Finalizing 2014 Budget – Carrie presented the current budget and small adjustments that could be made to make it balance perfectly.  We spent a great deal less money than we brought in, which is a huge turnaround over the past few years.
After discussion, Ann made a motion to accept the changes and finalize the 2014 budget.  Sheila seconded, and the motion was approved unanimously.
General public comments – none
Adjourn – Erlene made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Ann seconded, and the meeting was adjourned at 4:55 p.m.  The next meeting will be held on Friday, February 13th.

McDonald County Library
Board of Trustees Minutes
February
(No meeting was held this month due to lack of a quorum.)

McDonald County Library
Board of Trustees Minutes
March 13, 2015
Roll Call – The meeting was called to order at 4:30 p.m.  Those members present were Sheila Owens, Ann Kresyman, Alice Snodgrass, and Rachel Abercrombie.  Erlene Gideon was unable to attend.
Reading of Minutes – After reviewing the January and February minutes, Sheila made a motion to approve them as written, Ann seconded, and they were approved unanimously.
Director’s Report
  • Carrie presented the January and February statistics, and the 2014 Year End Statistics.
  • The Library has been very busy preparing for family nights and carnivals at our schools, and WIC days with the Health Department.  The librarians are passing out Summer Reading Program information, and giving away a free book per family to anyone that speaks to them about early literacy.
  • Carrie handed out a terrific article about libraries that was published in the latest Rotary magazine.
Financial Report – After reviewing the January and February reports, Sheila made a motion to approve the reports, Rachel seconded, and it was approved unanimously.
Public comments on agenda items – none
Old Business – none
New Business
A.  Policy Amendments – Carrie presented several amendments to our policy in Sectin F concerning applying for a library card.  Many sections are contained that need to be deleted, and we wish to expire every card after one year instead of three.  This gives us the opportunity to update our patron records with the latest phone numbers, addresses, etc.  Ann made a motion to approve all of the policy amendments presented, Rachel seconded, and they were approved unanimously.
General Public Comments – none
Adjourn – Ann made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Sheila seconded, and the meeting was adjourned at 5:15 p.m.  The next meeting will be held on Friday, April 10th.

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