Call to Order. The meeting was called to order at 6:06pm by President, Loretta Sutherland. Other board members present were Jill Bishop, Barb Hybarger, Matt Lensiegne, John Vincent, and Katie Will. Others in attendance were library director Steve Martin and assistant director Kim Riley. Board member DeeDee Feeney and ACT member Lexi Woodcock were absent.
Call for Quorum.A quorum was achieved, with attendance as noted above.
Reading and Approval of Minutes.The minutes of the October 14th, 2019 Budget Adoption meeting were reviewed and approved as corrected. The minutes of the October 14th, 2019 Board of Trustees meeting were reviewed and approved as written.
Approval of the Bills.Katie reported receipts of $14,804.92 and expenditures of $21,603.09 since the previous report.
Reading and Approval of the Financial Report.After review, Jill Bishop moved and John Vincent seconded a motion to approve the financial report and the approval of the bills. The motion passed.
Halloween (Trunk or Treat on Main Street)
Distributed approximately 300 bags
Santa Claus at the library
Need board members to arrive at 9:00am
New Programming update
Computer Programming (several men in community have offered to teach)
Elementary, 1 night/month
Middle School, 1 night/month
High School, 1 night/month
T-Mobile rep offered Hot-Spots at $28.70/month
Opportunity for access at homes, check out hot-spots to be used at home
Wait until broadband is introduced throughout Sheridan
Committee Reports. None presented for review
Communications.None presented for review
Meeting tonight for Steve’s retirement planning
Meeting with Steve Alexander on 10/9/19
Good information – 1st step is to Vision
What do we need?
Learning through the Arts – presented by Jill Bishop
Includes Reading, Math, Social Studies, Science, etc.
Jill would be willing to facilitate
Corteva (formerly Dow-AgroScience)
They do educational programming for the public
Did team-building for Jill Bishop’s high school class
All ages, part of Community Outreach program
Jill will forward contact info to Steve
ELECT New Treasurer:
Barb Hybarger moved and Jill Bishop seconded a motion to nominate Matt Lensiegne, Treasurer
Discuss Interim Director role at December meeting
New Director work session(s) in January
Could add others as non-voting committee members
Old Business. None presented for review
Public Input.No public input presented, 2 members of the public were present
Adjournment.Loretta adjourned the meeting at 6:57pm.