Library Board Meeting December 8th, 2020
ATTENDANCE: Bill Bruenderman, Natalie Epley, Kevin Kennedy, Mike Foster, Peggy Eddy and Lisa Lynch
EXCUSED: Bill Farr, Dara Thompson, Bob Hall
MINUTES: Motion, Natalie Epley / Second, Kevin Kennedy
Financial: Motion, Peggy Eddy / Second, Kevin Kennedy
DIRECTOR’S REPORT: Circulation: 953
Per Capita grant was discussed – Lisa has begun related work.
Received Back to School Grant Funds (4900.00). Planning January, February and March programs. Will discuss specifics of the January program in regards to Covid restrictions at the next meeting.
The Estate of Charles W. Morrison informed us of a donation of his personal library consisting of approximately 1000 books. As per the wishes of the estate, the books are to be kept and/or distrubuted as the library sees fit.
Norm Wilson completed more updating of the computers, with some difficulty, He will be coming to do more work, and may need to come in when the computers are opened to the public as well. The cost was $700.00. Motion-Kevin Kennedy Second-Natalie Epley
The library owns two laptops (purchased before Lisa was director) but they are never used. A staff member asked to purchase one (As Is). Norm Wilson said $100.00 would be top price, as they are old. Motion to sell to staff member as is: Peggy Eddy Second: Natalie Epley
Board discussed library personnel issue. Lisa satisfactorily resolved privately with employee.
MAYOR’S REPORT: None
Library Improvement Fund: $36,236.25
Library Expense Account: $32,982.47
Edward Jones Investment: $139,854.30
Common Wealth: (with accrued interest) $134,317.41 (not current)
Board Policy and Job Description: Mike Foster completed his Oath of Office. Janice Crowl declined the offer of joining the library board to replace Barb Vits. Recommendations were requested
Budget and Planning: NONE
Building and Repair: Water leak by elevator door. Dennis Umberger is going to give us an estimate or referral.
Personnel: Minimum Wage increase to $11.00 per hour in January.
Motion: Mike Foster Second: Kevin Kennedy
OLD BUSINESS: NONE
NEW BUSINESS: Randy Smith installed the plexiglass. he donated his labor. Will send bill for materials.
NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, January 12th, 2021, 5:00 PM, Pana Carnegie-Schuyler Board Room
Adjourned: Motion, Natalie Epley Second: Bill Bruenderman Time: 5:43 PM