LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

Feb 14 2017 7:00 pm

          

 

Minutes of the Board of Trustees

 

 

 

Johnsburg Public Library

 

 

                                                                                                                    February 14, 2017

 

                            

 

Call to Order

 

Meeting was called to order by President M. Diedrich at 7:03 P.M.  Trustees present:  M. Diedrich, K. Gustafson, B. Harmel, K. Hughes, P. Shearer, and J. Stockwell. Director M. Zawacki was present.

 

Trustee absent:  R. Barnes.

 

 

 

Approval of Minutes

 

Motion was made by J. Stockwell and seconded by P. Shearer to approve the minutes with the amended change of including B. Harmel’s name seconding the Approval of Bills in January 10, 2017’s  board meeting minutes instead of K. Hughes who was not present.

 

Ayes:  M. Diedrich, K. Gustafson, B. Harmel, P. Shearer and J. Stockwell.

 

Abstain:  K. Hughes

 

Motion passed.

 

 

 

Approval of Bills

 

Motion was made by J. Stockwell and seconded by K. Hughes to approve the payment of the February 2017 bills in the amount of $47,544.77.

 

Ayes:  M. Diedrich, K. Gustafson, B. Harmel, K. Hughes, P. Shearer and J. Stockwell.

 

Motion passed.

 

 

 

Treasurer’s Financial Report

 

Trustees reviewed the FY Year 2016-2017 January 31, 2017 financial report.

 

 

 

Committee Reports

 

None

 

 

 

Correspondence

 

Trustees reviewed the December 2016 Monthly IT report.

 

 

 

Trustees reviewed the library comment posted on Facebook.

 

 

 

Unfinished Business 

 

None

 

 

 

New Business continued

 

Motion was made by J. Stockwell and seconded by K. Hughes to approve the hiring of a new library director, effective 8/1/17.

 

Ayes:  M. Diedrich, K. Gustafson, B. Harmel, K. Hughes, P. Shearer and J. Stockwell.

 

Motion passed.

 

 

 

Motion was made by J. Stockwell and seconded by P. Shearer to approve the change in May 2017 board meeting date from May 9 to May 16.

 

Ayes:  M. Diedrich, K. Gustafson, B. Harmel, K. Hughes, P. Shearer and J. Stockwell.

 

Motion passed.

 

 

 

Trustees reviewed the March 11 expo shifts.

 

 

 

Director’s Report

 

None

 

 

 

Public Input

 

None

 

 

 

Board Input

 

Trustee J. Stockwell suggested the library purchase solar reflectors for the triangle at the library’s front driveway.

 

 

 

Adjournment

 

Motion was made by K. Hughes and seconded by J. Stockwell to adjourn.

 

Ayes:  M. Diedrich, K. Gustafson, B. Harmel, K. Hughes, P. Shearer and J. Stockwell. President M. Diedrich adjourned the meeting at 7:26 P.M.

 

                                                          Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

                                                          Karen Gustafson, secretary

 

 

 

 

 

DIRECTOR’S REPORT

February 2017

 

Since I was gone on vacation for 2 ½ weeks, I don’t have any narrative to add to the Director’s Report this month.

 

 

 

January 2017 statistics:

TOTAL CIRCULATION:  5,710                  AVG. DAILY CIRCULATION:  197

VOLUMES ADDED:             257                            VOLUMES WITHDRAWN:  444

TOTAL VOLUMES:  61,068                         TOTAL PATRONS REGISTERED:  12,363

ILL BORROWING STATISTICS:  302       ILL LENDING STATISTICS:  537

                                                                                   

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Maria Zawacki

 

Library Director