Hope Welty Public Library

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June 14, 2017 Minutes

 Call to Order

The regular meeting of the Hope Welty Public Library ( HWPL ) was held at the library on May 10,2017. The meeting was called to order by President, Mary Hissong, at 3:32 Pm. Board members answering roll call were Mary Hissong, Linda Martin, Chelle Shivley, Tina Arseneau, Amy Williams and Library Director Shari Rawlings. Absent: Janice Lonnon and Lisa Forbes.

Public Forum


Minutes of Last HWPL Meeting

Minutes for the April 12, 2017 board meeting were read silently. Chelle Shivley moved that all minutes be accepted, Amy Williams sseconded, all present voted aye. Motion carried.

Treasurer's Report

Chelle Shivley reported there is a balance on hand of $157,713.51 before paying the month's bills Expenses for the month are $10,170.21. Chelle Shivley moved that expenses be allowed and Linda Martin seconded the motion. Roll call yes votes:  Mary Hissong, Linda Martin, Chelle Shivley, Amy Williams and Tina Arseneau. Absent: Janice Lonnon and Lisa Forbes.

 Director's Report

Piatt County will do and Active Shooter Training for  the library employees, date to be determined. Summer Reading sign ups will be May 24, 2017 from 1:00 - 3:00 . Pre K Storytime is a huge success. Friday, June 2 will be the first outdoor movie night. If it is raining it will be held inside the library. The scouts will also be selling popcorn.

Old Business

President, Mary Hissong read a thank you note from Kirby Foundation for the use of the library for a breakfast welcoming them to the community. A bid of $5,960.00 was received from Klepzig on work to fix and paint 4 of the columns on the outside of the library. The board reviewed the Library Director evaluation. President, Mary Hissong will discuss the evaluation with the director.

New Business

Shari will shop for curtains to fit the door and window in the conference room.

Other  Information and Business


 Closed Session


Next Meeting

June 14 , 2017 at 3:30pm

Meeting Adjourned

Linda Martin moved to adjourn the meeting at 4:54 pm seconded by Chelle Shivley. All present voted aye.

 Tina Arseneau, Secretary