December 12, 2018

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Library Minutes

CARNEGIE-SCHUYLER LIBRARY BOARD MEETING

November 13, 2018

ATTENDANCE:  Barb Vits, Bill Bruenderman, Dara Thompson, Natalie Epley, Mike Foster, Peggy Eddy, Bob Hall and Lisa Lynch

EXCUSED:  Cindy Schmitz and Bill Farr

MINUTES: Motion to approve - Barb Vits/ Second - Natalie Epley/ Approved

FINANCIAL REPORT: Motion to approve: Peggy Eddy/ Second - Mike Foster/ Approved

DIRECTOR’S REPORT:

- Circulation – 2,817

- The library held a children’s program, “Creepy Crawlers” on October 30 with 25 in attendance.

- The chairs the library ordered will arrive in December.

- The Per  Capita and Expenditure Report has been completed 11/13/18.

- The library director will contact Holthaus Heating to inspect the boiler.

MAYOR’S REPORT:

OMG – (PUBLIC COMMENT)

PRESIDENT’S REPORT:

Library Improvement Fund:  $36,987.00

Library Expense Account:  $41,032.56

Edward Jones Investment:  $125,609.50

Common Wealth: 126,335.27

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Board Policy and Job Description:  NONE

Budget and Planning:  NONE

Building and Repair: NONE

Technology:  NONE

OLD BUSINESS:  NONE

NEW BUSINESS: The library will have a Christmas party and the library board will give the library staff a gift.

ADJOURNED:  Motion:  Mike Foster Time:  5:28 PM

NEXT MEETING:    Monday, December 10, 2018, 5:00 pm – Pana Carnegie-Schuyler Boardroom

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CARNEGIE-SCHUYLER LIBRARY PUBLIC COMMENT POLICY

(during Board Meetings)

1.  Public comments are permitted during the time designated on the board meeting agenda.

2.  The Board President may grant a request to address the Board during other portions of the meeting.

3.  The Board President will determine the order in which speakers will be recognized.

4.  Unless additional time is granted by the Board President, each person is allowed a maximum of three minutes to speak.

5.  Each speaker shall provide his/her name, address and group affiliation (if any).

a. if more than one member from a group wishes to speak, the group must select one representative of the group to present the group’s view.  In such case, the repsentative will be allowed to speak 5 minutes.

6.  Comments should be brief and to the point.  Personal attacks on Library Board members or staff members will not be tolerated, nor will language that is  considered  offensive, harassing, profane or repetitive comments.

7.  The Board President has discretion to determine the length of time and the number of times a speaker may speak.

8.  The Board President has discretion to determine the length of time and the number of times a speaker may speak.

9.  Members of the public will not be allowed to speak a second time until all members of the audience who wish to speak have been allowed to speak.

10. Minutes are a summary of the Board’s discussion and action.  Speaker requests to append written statements or correspondence to the minutes will not be honored; written materials presented to the Board will be included in the Library’s files rather than the minutes.

(Adopted 10/14/2013)