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August 13,2014 Meeting Minutes

Hope Welty Public Library Board of Trustees Minutes

 Call to Order

 The regular meeting of the Hope Welty Public Library (HWPL) District Board of Trustees was held at the Library on August  13, 2014. The meeting was called to order at 1:00 PM by President , Genea Lawler. Board members answering roll call were: Mary Hissong, Genea Lawler, Janice Lonnon, Linda Martin, Nancy McDermith,  Chelle Shivley and Library Director ,Shari Rawlings. Tracy Mogged absent.

Public Forum

none

Minutes of the Last HWPL Meeting

 Minutes of the July 9, 2014 meeting read. Janice Lonnon moved to accept the minutes as read.  Linda Martin seconded the motion. All present voted aye. Motion carried.

 Treasurer's Report

 The treasurer's report was given by treasurer, Chelle Shivley and showed a balance of $148,967.45 before paying this month's bills. Expenses for the month are $8,628.24.  Nancy McDermith moved expenses be allowed and Mary Hissong seconded the motion. Roll call vote yes :  Mary Hissong,  Genea Lawler, Janice Lonnon, Linda Martin, Nancy McDermith, and Chelle Shivley. No nays. Tracy Mogged absent. Motion carried.

Time for Director

 The air conditioner had to be worked on this week.

 Due to rain on Friday evening the movie was held inside with 32 people present.

 Root beer floats were served to 58 last Thursday.

 Chelle had emailed the village engineer about attending one of our meetings but he  had not responded to her email. She will try again. The board would like to see something done this fall.

 The Fat Hill Fest will not be held this fall. The library will be open on Sept. 6

 Shari is working on a craft for adults for Sept.

 There are currently 2 laptops for public use which are  in use most of the time.

 the staff would like and IPad to use when searching books, etc. Chelle Shively moved to purchase a regular size I Pad and case for staff use for up to $600.00.

Mary Hissong seconded the motion. Roll call yes vote; Mary Hissong, Genea Lawler,  Janice Lonnon, Linda Martin, Nancy McDermith, and Chelle Shivley. No nays. Tracy Mogged Absent. Motion carried.

 Old Business

none

New Business

 Budget and Appropriations

  Linda Martin moved to accept the Budget and Appropriations for review as presented. Nancy McDermith seconded the motion. Roll call yes vote: Mary Hissong, Genea Lawler, Janice Lonnon, Linda Martin, Nancy McDermith, and Chelle Shivley. No nays. Tracy Mogged absent. Motion carried.

Other Information and Business

none

 Closed Session

none

 Next meeting date

The next regular meeting for the HWPL District Board of Trustees will be Sept 10,2014 at 1:15 PM following hearing for Budget and Appropriations at 1:00PM

 Meeting Adjourned

Nancy McDermith made a motion to close the meeting at 1:50 Pm. Mmary Hissong seconded the motion. All present voted aye. Motion carried.

                                   Nancy Mc Dermith, Secretary