6:0 pm Loretta called the meeting to order. Board Members in attendance were Barb Hybarger, Loretta Sutherland, John Vincent, and Katie Will. ACTS member Emma Knappe was present. Library director, Steve Martin and asst. library director, Kim Riley were present. Board members Matt Lenseigne and Lisa Samuels were absent. ACTS member Victoria Eggers was absent.
Call to Order
. Loretta called the meeting to order at 6:00pm
Call for Quorum
. Quorum achieved, attendance as noted above
Reading and Approval of Minutes
. Minutes of the May 8th, 2017 and July 10th, 2017 Board of Trustees meetings were approved as written.
Reading and Approval of Financial Report
. July Financials
Approval of Bills
. John made a motion to approve the bills as noted above, Barb seconded the motion; motion passed.
Report of the Library Director
. Budget Update:
Report received last week to show all-county COIT amount, not detailed for amount to be paid to Sheridan Public Library
Appropriation Reduction Resolution/Ordinance submitted by Kim Riley to reduce 2017 Operating Fund by $53,025, reduce 2017 LIRF by $1,900 and reduce 2017 Rainey Day fund by $15,000, totaling $69,925. Barb made a motion to approve the Appropriation Reduction Resolution, John seconded the motion; motion passed.
Painting bid received from S&M Painting of Cicero, $2,508; bid includes drywall repair and painting of ceiling and walls in children’s room – 2 additional painting contractors were contacted, but failed to submit quotes for work
Children’s library toy train is being donated this week, to replace the worn out set currently in use
. Teen (YA) room modifications – removing the two (2) computer stations, considering moving a couch from the fireplace area and side chairs; Steve will talk with students currently using the library on a regular basis to determine what best meets their needs
. Internet Access
John made a motion to adopt the Commitment to Join the Indiana State Library Consortium for Public Library Internet Access for Funding Year 7/1/18 through 6/30/19, Katie seconded the motion; motion passed.
. Technology Plan annual renewal
Katie made a motion to accept the Technology Plan, 2017-2018, John seconded the motion; motion passed.
. Strategic plan planning
Scheduled for Saturday, September 23rd, 1:00pm-4:00pm
. New board member discussion
. Update on budget vs. YTD performance to be presented monthly (Appropriation Report)