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Library Minutes

CARNEGIE-SCHUYLER LIBRARY BOARD MEETING

July 9, 2018

ATTENDANCE:   Peggy Eddy, Bill Bruenderman, Bill Farr, Bob Hall, Barb Vits, Cindy Schmitz and Lisa Lynch

EXCUSED:   Mike Foster, Natalie Epley and Dara Thompson

MINUTES:

Motion to approve - Barb Vits/ Second - Bill Farr/ Approved

FINANCIAL REPORT:

Motion to approve: Bill Farr/ Second - Cindy Schmitz/ Approved

DIRECTOR’S REPORT:

- Circulation – 2,780

- The library board discussed the Autism Spectrum and how the staff can have training at the last board meeting. The staff training will be on July 17 with Erica Matthews.

- The library received the award letter for the Live and Learn Construction Grant. This grant will allow the library to install five ADA compliance smoke alarms.

- The Notice of Prevailing Wage was signed and this resolution is effective upon this date.

- The library had some water in the lower section of basement due to heavy volume of rain. Ever Clean has cleaned all carpets and sanitized them due to water.

- The Summer Reading program had 31 children in attendance.

- Jim Lynch trimmed trees behind the library.

- The library board talked about two new chairs for the library.

MAYOR’S REPORT:

OMG – (PUBLIC COMMENT)

PRESIDENT’S REPORT:

Library Improvement Fund:  $36,962.08

Library Expense Account:  $43,730.56

Edward Jones Investment:  $124,832.52

Common Wealth: 125,192.67

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Board Policy and Job Description:  NONE

Budget and Planning:  NONE

Building and Repair: Dick Dailey will install five ADA compliance smoke alarms. The library received a Live and Learn Construction Grant for these smoke alarms. The library will pay Dick Dailey and when check for grant is received the grant check will be deposited into the library expense account. Mark Shaffer, who is the Grant Program Specialist informed the library that the library was allowed to do this.

Motion to approve – Peggy Eddy/ Second – Barb Vits/Approved

Technology:  NONE

OLD BUSINESS:  NONE

NEW BUSINESS: NONE

ADJOURNED:  Motion:  Peggy Eddy  Time:  5:25 PM

NEXT MEETING:    Monday, August 13, 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)