6:04 pm Loretta called the meeting to order. Board Members in attendance were Jill Bishop, Barb Hybarger, Matt Lenseigne, 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 member Lisa Samuels was absent.
Call to Order
. Loretta called the meeting to order at 6:04pm
Call for Quorum
. Quorum achieved, attendance as noted above
Reading and Approval of Minutes
. Minutes of the September 11th, 2017 Board of Trustees meeting were approved as corrected.
Reading and Approval of Financial Report
. September Financials
Approval of Bills
. Barb made a motion to approve the bills as noted above, Jill seconded the motion; motion passed.
Report of the Library Director
. Trick-or-Treat on October 31st, lobby area, 6:30-8:30pm
. Loretta to attend ACTS program at school
. Volunteers helped to clean the Reference section, 90% of materials are being retired
. Electrical issues in fireplace area were resolved, cost $275, work completed
. Office refrigerator has been repaired and now Community Room refrigerator is leaking, plumber has been contacted
. Children’s Room painting is still pending by S&M Painting of Cicero (as reported at Aug & Sept ’17 meetings)
. New firewall is being installed on 10/12/17, contract expired and new device was secured with new contract, cost is approximately $1800; Internet speed improvement is expected
. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be here on December 2nd, 2017
. Barb made a motion to approve the 2018 budget and salary schedule, John seconded the motion; motion passed.
. Sheridan Park Board Meeting, 10/18/17
. Strategic Plan – reviewed summary of 9/16/17 strategic planning meeting; all were asked to review the documents prior to the November meeting for further discussion and to denote interest in participating
. Library Executive Director job description and board evaluation forms were distributed; all were invited to either mail or email their responses, mailing allows for anonymity