January 2016 Meeting Minutes
Hope Welty Public Library Board of Trustees Minutes
Call to Order
The regular meeting of the Hope Welty Public Library ( HWPL) was held at the library on January 13,2016. The meeting was called to order by President, Genea Lawler, at 3:02pm. Board members answering roll call were Mary Hissong, Genea Lawler, Janice Lonnon, Chelle Shivley, Tina Arseneau and Library Director Shari Rawlings Absent: Nancy McDermith and Linda Martin.
Valerie and Les Cook requeste to install brackets in the ceiling underneath the existing projector screen to support the backdrop for Valerie's mini session held at the library. It was agreed on to let Les install them.
Minutes of the Last HWPL Meeting
The minutes from the December meeting will be discussed in February.
Chelle Shivley, Treasurer, reported there is a balance of $186,824.58 before paying the months bills. Expenses for this month are $7,276.38. Janice Lonnon moved expenses be allowed and Mary Hissong seconded that motion. Roll call yes votes: Mary Hissong, Genea Lawler,Janice Lonnon, Chelle Shivley and Tina Arseneau. No nays Absent: Nancy McDermith and Linda Martin. Motion carried.
The library will be starting an adult book club at the end of January. It will run through the winter. The library will also possibly be starting book club for 4th and 5th graders. Art classes have been very well attended. HWPL will possibly be hosting a quilt show in the spring. Shari will be in contact with the Home Extension (HCE) and other women's groups in the community. Tentative dates for the Book and Bake Sale are April 22 &23 or April29 &30. Shari will be checking with HCE. proceeds will go to the children's area of the library. Soup day was a success. We served about 50 people.
Tina Arseneau will go through the FOIA training ti be in compliance with the Open Meetings Act.
Board President Genea Lawler read a letter from John Foltz, our attorney, informing us that Amy Rupiper will be working with HWPL in the future. Chelle Shivley reviewed the insurance policy. Insurance will be paid.
HWPL Board went into closed session to discuss personnel for the Summer Reading Program.
February 17,2016 at 3:00pm.
Chelle Shivley moved to adjourn the meeting at 4:00PM seconded by Mary Hissong. All present voted aye,no nays. Motion carried.
Tina Arseneau, Substitute Secretary