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May 2016 Meeting minutes

 Hope Welty Public Library Board of Trustees Minutes

  May 11, 2016

Call to Order

The regular meeting of the Hope Welty Public Library (HWPL)

was held at the library on May 11,2016. The  meeting was called to order by Vice President, Mary Hissong, at 2:59pm. Board members answering roll call were Mary Hissong, Janice Lonnon, Linda Martin, Chelle Shivley, Tina Arseneau and Library Director Shari Rawlings. Absent: Nancy  McDermith and Genea Lawler.

Public Forum


 Minutes of the Last HWPL Meeting

The minutes  from the April meeting were read.  Janice Lonnon moved to accept the minutes as read. Tina Arseneau seconded, all present voted aye.

 Treasurer's Report

Chelle Shively, treasurer, reported there is a balance of

$144,840.72 before paying  this months bills. Expenses for this month are $8,226.61. Linda Martin moved expenses be allowed and Chelle Shivley seconded that motion. Roll call yes votes: Mary Hissong, Janice Lonnon, Linda Martin, Chelle Shivley and Tina Arseneau. No nays. Absent : Nancy McDermith and Genea Lawler. Motion carried.

DIRECTORS REPORTThe Book and Bake Sale netted $435.60. Shari will purchase Lego building block panel with the money. Linda Martin moved that HWPL donate $200.00 to the Veterans Memorial Project. Janice Lonnon seconded and all present voted aye. Shari discussed a program called 1000 books before Kindergarten. We will probably start this in the fall.


Budget Committee will meet.

NEW BUSINESSA card was read by Pam Romine from the Piatt County Nursing Home thanking HWPL for books that were donated there. Summer Reading sign up will be May 31,2016. Linda Martin moved to adopt the Vacation Days Policy and Personal/Sick  Days Policy as written, Chelle Shivley seconded, all present voted aye. The board discussed the evaluation of the Library Director.

Salaries for FY 16 - 17 were determined. They are as follows;

 Library Director - $2,165.00 / month

 Library Aide - $10.20 hr

 Part Time Help - $9.90 hr

 Bookkeeper - $ 365.00 / month

 Maintenance Personnel - $14.00 hr

 Cleaning Person - $260.00 / month

 Linda Martin moved to accept the salaries for FY 16 - 17, Janice Lonnon seconded, all present voted aye.




June 8,2016  at 3:00pm

MEETING ADJOURNED Janice Lonnon moved to adjourn the meeting at 4:36pm seconded by Chelle Shivley. All present voted aye, no nays. Motion carried.

 Respectfully submitted by Tina Arseneau, Sub. Secretary