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May 13,2015 Meeting Minutes

Oope Welty Public Library Board of Trustees Minutes

May 13,2015

CALL TO ORDER

The regular meeting of the Hope Welty Public Library (HWPL) District Board of Trustees was held at the library on May13,2015. The meeting was called to order at 3:00pm 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 was absent.

PUBLIC FORUM

None

MINUTES OF LAST HWPL MEETING

Minutes of the meeting on April 8,2015 were presented. Janice Lonnon moved to accept the minutes as presented. Linda Martin seconded the motion. All present voted aye. Motion carried. Absent Tracy Mogged.

TREASURER'S REPORT

The treasurer's report was given by Chelle Shivley and showed a balance of $143,399.03  before paying this month's bills. Expenses for the month are $9613.56. Chelle Shivley moved expenses be allowed. Nancy McDermith seconded the motion. Roll call vote yes: Genea Lawler, Mary Hissong, Linda Martin, Janice Lonnon, Nancy McDermith, Chelle Shivley. No nays. Absent Tracy Mogged. Motion carried.

CANVASS OF ELECTION

Totals for the canvassing of votes are as follows: Mary Hissong214; Tracy Mogged 194; Janice Lonnon202.

OATH OF OFFICE

Taken by Mary Hissong and Janice Lonnon. Tracy Mogged will be taken later.

ADJOURN

Nancy McDermith made a motion to adjourn this portion of the meeting at 3:15pm. Chelle Shivley seconded motion. All present voted aye. Motion carried. Tracy Mogged absent.

CALL TO ORDER

 The meeting was called to order at 3:16 pm by Genea Lawler. Boaard members answering roll call were : Mary Hissong, Genea Lawler, Janice Lonnon, Nancy McDermith, Linda Martin, Chelle Shively, and Shari Rawlings,Director. Tracy Mogged absent.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS

Nancy McDermith moved that following slate of officers be elected: President Genea Lawler,Vice President, Mary Hissong, Treasurer, Chelle Shivley, and Secretary, Nancy McDermith. Linda Martin seconded motion. All present voted aye. No nays. Tracy Mogged absent. Budget committee was appointed as follows: Chelle Shivley, Linda Martin and Shari Rawlings.

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

Memorial Money - Shari suggested some chairs need to be replaced. Also suggested maybe purchase ancestry.com for a year and a table for genealogy room with Jerry Shivley money.

 Interest in board and staff attending a play at Arcola based on a book - dates will be presented at the June meeting

 Per Capita Grant Money of  $4000 needs to be used for educational items.  Mary Hissong moved to purchase Safe Kids IPad Station and 2 I pads. Nancy McDermith seconded the motion. Yes roll call votes:  Mary Hissong, Genea Lawler, Janice Lonnon, Nancy McDermith, Linda Martin, and Chelle Shivley. No nays. Tracy Mogged absent.

 Summer Reading Program is coming along. Chelle Shively will check with Kathy Bell Lepely to see if she would be available  to present a music program for summer reading.

OLD BUSINESS

Evaluation of Director was tabled until June meeting.

Drainage - Shari  did meet with Brad Williams, Village President regarding drainage. Drainage people will be starting in June on the south  side of town and they will contact Shari at that time to discuss what we need to  do on the north side of the building.

NEW BUSINESS

Personnel - All positions are filled

OTHER INFORMATION AND BUSINESS

None

CLOSED SESSION

None

NEXT MEETING DATE

The next regular meeting for the HWPL District Board of Trustees will be June 10,2015 at 3:00pm.

MEETING ADJOURNED

 The meeting was adjourned at 4:00pm. Motion by Chelle Shivley, seconded by Nancy McDermith. All present voted aye. No nays.

                                Nancy McDermith, Secretary