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March 12 Meeting Minutes

                          Hope Welty Public Library

                                Board of Trustees minutes

                                 March 12, 2014

 Call to Order

 The regular meeting of the Hope Welty Public Library (HWPL) District Board of Trustees was held at the library on March 12,2014. The meeting was called to order at 1:00PM  by President, Genea Lawler. Board members answering roll call were:  Genea Lawler, Mary Hissong, Janice Lonnon, Linda Martin, Nancy McDermith, Chelle Shivley and Library Director Shari Rawlings. Absent Tracy Mogged

 Public Forum

Todd Henricks delivered the new insurance policy for the library. A bill for $1226.00 will be arriving soon from Philadelphia for directors and officers omission and liability.

 Minutes of the Last HWPL Meeting

Minutes of the February meeting will be read at the April meeting.

 Treasurer's Report

 The treasurer's report was given by treasurer, Chelle Shivley and showed a balance of $136,623.99 before paying this month's bills. Expenses for the month are $7312.63. Nancy McDermith moved expenses be allowed and Linda Martin seconded the motion. Roll Call vote yes: Genea Lawler, Mary Hissong, Janice Lonnon, Linda Martin, Nancy McDermith, and Chelle Shivley.  No nays. Absent: Tracy Mogged. Motion carried.

 Time For Director

 Norabel Baker memorial money has been spent on a variety of books as per request of the family. Tracy is working on a plaque for Norabel's memorial. A firetruck toy has been added to the children's department in her memory as per the request of the grandchildren. A dedication will be held as soon as the plaque arrives.

 Computers have been worked on recently due to some viruses.

  The pie tasting which was recently held was a success.

 Summer reading program is coming along as several donations have already been received.

 Shari and Debbie will be attending an all day training session on Friday, April 11. The library will be closed that day.

Old Business

 Insurance - Todd has sent in another request for the siding claim.

Book/ Bake Sale will be held on Friday and Saturday , April4 and 5 during regular business hours. Set up will be on Thursday, April3. The Home Extension group will be doing this project for the library.

 Mary Hissong moved to use the money from the this project towards purchase of the marquis. Chelle Shively seconded the motion. Roll call yes: Genea Lawler, Janice Lonnon, Mary Hissong, Nancy McDermith, Linda Martin and Chelle Shivley. Absent: Tracy Mogged.

No nays. Motion carried.

 Genea will check on getting a flag for the meeting room .

New Business

Personnel A hiring notice has been placed on website, bulletin board, etc. for the hiring of a part-time employee to fill Hannah's position. Resumes are due by March 28,2014.

 Dedication is tentatively planned for the April meeting for the Norabel Baker memorial.

Other Information and Business


Closed Session


Next Meeting Date

 The next regular meeting for the HWPL District Board of Trustees will be April 9, 2014 at 1:00.

Meeting Adjourned

Mary Hissong made a motion to close the meeting at 1:55pm. Janice Lonnon seconded the motion. All present voted aye. Motion carried.

                        Nancy McDermith, Secretary