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AGENDA

April 8, 2014

4:30 P.M.

Board Meetings are held at the central tables in the library.

 

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

CORRESPONDENCE & COMMUNICATIONS

              Palestine Chamber of Commerce –Tues., April 8th, at 7:00 ; Chamber Office

FINANCIAL REPORT

DIRECTOR’S REPORT

               Attached

COMMITTEE REPORTS

              Finance- Eller; Transfers:  $15,000 Working Cash to General Fund; $6,250 Rail Road Grant to Building Account; $4,803.10 to Building Account closing out Building Check Account at Regions; $7,806.66 Grant and Donation to General Fund

              Personnel- Repp

              Policy- Gerrity

              Building- Fritchie;

              Equipment- Taylor

 OLD BUSINESS

 NEW BUSINESS 

             Mary Laughead’s Birthday Party and Library Open House- May 9th from 4 – 6 p.m.  ; Gregory Randle “The Last Ferryman” Book Signing

 

New Employee through Christian Services

               

OTHER

 

ADJOURNMENT.

 

 

 

 

 

past Minutes

The Palestine Public Library Board of Trustees met on January 14, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. in the library. The meeting was called to order by the president, Jim Kincaid. Rhonda Eller, Walter Fritchie, Jim Kincaid, Terrie McDaniel, Sherry Repp, and Bob Taylor answered roll call. Laurel Adams, library director and Sue Lockhart were also present. John Gerrity was absent.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. Walter moved that the minutes of the regular November meeting and the December 17 special meeting be approved. Rhonda seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.

CORRESPONDENCE AND COMMUNICATIONS. Correspondence was from the Palestine Chamber of Commerce and Jesse White, Secretary of State about the conference for Small Public Libraries.

FINANCIAL REPORT. The financial report was presented. The balance as of December 31, 2013, was $126.65. Terrie moved that the bills be paid and that the financial report be accepted. Rhonda seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.

DIRECTOR’S REPORT. 1) Connecting Generations, Lil’ Ones Story Hour, Knitting, and Adult Reading programs are ongoing. 2) The Christmas party was well attended.

COMMITTEE REPORTS.

Finance. Sherry moved to transfer $7,868.72 from Grants and Donations for Heath Grant 2013-2014 into the General Fund. Walt seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.

Terrie moved to transfer special levies to the General Fund for the 2013-14 year. Bob Taylor seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.

Building. A sign will be placed where the carpet and the tile meet that says “Watch Your Step.”

OLD BUSINESS.

Audit. Walt moved to hire Sue Lockhart to help Laurel in training with financial matters of the library at $10 an hour. Rhonda seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.

Rhonda moved to pay Sue Lockhart $365 and Marita Stoltz $310 for conducting the audit. Walt seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.

SHARE. The SHARE conversion is complete.

NEW BUSINESS.

Options for E-rate. The Board reviewed options for E-rate.

Family Reading Night. Dessie Hyre, Palestine Grade School, contacted Laurel and would like to coordinate a family reading night with the library. The consensus of the Board was for Laurel to find out more information.

OTHER.

Nothing.

ADJOURNMENT.

Walt moved that the meeting be adjourned. Terrie seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. The meeting was adjourned at 5:45 p.m.

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Sherry Repp, Secretary