Galatia Public Library District Board met September 25
Galatia Public Library District Board met September 25.
Here is the minutes as provided by the board:
The Library Board Meeting was called to order by President, Jerry Davis at 5:00 pm.
Roll call was taken with the following members present: Davis, Dilback, Eaton, Fulkerson, Hunter, Jackson and Sisney.
A motion was made by Jackson and seconded by Fulkerson to approve the minutes from the August, 2018 meeting. All approved. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Sisney and seconded by Eaton to approve the financial report from the August 2018 meeting. All approved. Motion carried. Directors Report for September, 2018
Changes to Non-resident fees will now allow a lease holder to receive a library card with proof of the most recent tax bill for the property. Previously, the fee was only waived for the owner of the property.
Amendments to Library District Trustee Qualifications- 1. Be a qualified elector of the library district, and has resided in the library district at least one year at the time he or she files nomination papers or declares his wish to be a write in candidate or is presented for appointment. Also, he is ineligible if he is in arrears in the payment of a tax or other indebtedness due to the library district or has been convicted in any infamous crime, bribery, perjury, or other felony.
IPLAR was submitted September 1. Circulation increased by more than 250. Internet users were down by 250.
September 5 – Alan Monroe began compilation review.
September 7 – Trivia Night – Space Cadets finished 2nd.
September 10 – STEM programs began.
September 12 – PreK story time began.
Alice will be on vacation the first week of October.
President’s Report: None
Committee Report: None
Finance: Kay Jackson, Margie Fulkerson & Betty Drake
Personnel: Therese Sisney, Sue Eaton & Betty Drake
Policy: Judi Hunter, Kay Jackson & Betty Drake
Building: Jerry Davis, Don Dilback & Betty Drake
Unfinished Business: Other
A motion was made by Jackson and seconded by Eaton to accept the Tax Levy Ord. #18/19-02. Motion carried.
Per capita req. Chapter 6 and 7 were reviewed and discussed. Discussion centered on censorship & challenges, CIPA, and patron privacy. Planning, both long range and specialized were also discussed.
A motion was made by Jackson and seconded by Sisney to replace the 4’ florescent lamps with 4’ LED lamps offered by Enersol Company. Applications received to date for the Library Director’s position were reviewed.
Executive Session: None -
Next Agenda: Chapter 9 & 10 – per capita requirements
Next Meeting Date: October 23, 2018 TIME: 5:00 pm PLACE: Galatia Public Library
Meeting was not adjourned and will continue at 5pm on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Continuation of the September 25, 2018 Galatia Library Board Meeting occurred on October 2, 2018 with the following members present: Davis, Dilback, Eaton, Fulkerson, and Hunter.
Board members read and reviewed all applications received so far for the Library Director’s position. After review, a decision was made to interview 2 candidates on Thursday, October 4, 2018
Meeting will continue at the time of these interviews on October 4, 2018.
On October 4, 2018, the board meeting was continued from October 2, 2018.
After Interviews were completed, board decided unanimously to contact Ms. Bennett and offer her the position. Ms. Bennett accepted.