June 28, 2017

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Library Minutes

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)

CARNEGIE-SCHUYLER LIBRARY BOARD MEETING

May 8th, 2017

 ATTENDANCE:   Bill Bruenderman, Cindy Schmitz, Bill Farr, Dara Thompson, Natalie Epley,, Barb Vits, Dennis Umberger, and Lisa Lynch

EXCUSED:  Larry Gruis, Bob Hall, and, Mike Foster

MINUTES:

Motion to approve - Bill Farr / Second - Natalie Epley / Motion passed

FINANCIAL REPORT:

Motion to approve:  Dara Thompson / Second - Cindy Schmitz / Approved

DIRECTOR’S REPORT:

- Circulation – 2,706

- The ”Grievance Procedure” was signed and the resolution is effection

- There was water in the lower section of the library.  Midwest Basement Tech was contacted due to work they have completed in the past.  Everything they completed in the past.  Everything they completed is working. The water is due to flash flooding.

- Service Master of Taylorville is cleaning the carpet due to the water.

- Board members took the “Oath of Office”.  This includes Bill Bruenderman, Dara Thompson Natalie Epley and Cindy Schmitz.  The officers for the board will stay the same.  Bill Bruenderman is President, Dara Thompson is Vice-President and Barb Vits is Secretary.

- Larry Gruis will no longer be on the library board.  The library board will purchase a gift for Larry.  The library board and staff would like to thank Larry for his service.

- Dennis Umberger attended the library board meeting.  Dennis discussed some options that may help with the water in the lower section of the library.

- Lisa Lynch contacted Rich Gibson about the library lawn.  Rich was very helpful.

MAYOR’S REPORT:  NONE

OMA – (PUBLIC COMMENT)

PRESIDENT’S REPORT:

Library Improvement Fund:  $36,869.84

Library Expense Account:  $41,417.15

Edward Jones Investment:  $132,746.30

Investment Centers of America:  $134,013.77

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Board Policy and Job Description:  NONE

Budget and Planning:  NONE

Building and Repair:  The library board voted and passed a proposal from Yard Heating & Cooling for yearly maintenance on the heating and cooling units.

Motion: Bill Farr  Second:  Natalie Epley

Personnel:  NONE

Technology:  NONE

OLD BUSINESS:  NONE

NEW BUSINESS:  NONE

ADJOURNED:  Motion:  Cindy Schmitz   Time:  5:56 pm

NEXT MEETING:    Monday, June 12, 2017, 5:00 pm – Pana Carnegie-Schuyler Boardroom

 

SPECIAL LIBRARY BOARD MEETING       May 10th, 2017

 ATTENDANCE:   Bill Bruenderman, Cindy Schmitz, Dara Thompson, Bob Hall, and Lisa Lynch

EXCUSED:  Barb Vits, Bill Farr, Natalie Epley and Mike Foster

MINUTES:       Motion:         Second:

FINANCIAL:  Motion:         Second:

DIRECTOR’S REPORT:   NONE

MAYOR’S REPORT:   NONE

OMG:  (public)

PRESIDENT’S REPORT:

Library Improvement Fund:  $36,869.84

Library Expense Account:  $41,417.15

Edward Jones Investment:  $132,746.30

Investment Centers of America:  $134,013.77

COMMITTEE REPORT:

Board Poicy and Job Description:  NONE

Budge and Planning:  NONE

Building and Repair:  The Library Board approved the work for the lower section of the library proposed by Dennis Umberger at the May 8th board meeting.

Motion:  Dara Thompson   Second:  Bob Hall

Personnel:  NONE

Technology:  NONE

OLD BUSINESS:  NONE

NEW BUSINESS:  NONE

ADJOURNED:  Motion:  Cindy Schmitz   Time:  5:15 pm

NEXT MEETING:    Monday, June 12, 2017, 5:00 pm – Pana Carnegie-Schuyler Boardroom