Hope Welty Public Library

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Oct. Meeting Minutes

 Call to Order

 The regular meeting of the Hope Welty Public Library ( HWPL) was held at the library on October 11, 2017. The meeting was called to order by President Mary Hissong, at 3:35pm. Board members answering roll call were Mary Hissong, Janice Lonnon, Chelle Shivley,Amy Williams and Library Director Shari Rawlings. New Board member Brenda Hart was also present. Absent: Linda Martin and Lisa Forbes.

Public Forum

none

Minutes of Last HWPL Meeting

Minutes for the September 13,2017 board meeting were read silently by board members. Janice Lonnon moved that all minutes be accepted as read, Chelle Shivley seconded, all present voted aye. Motion carried.

Treasurer's Report

Chelle Shivley reported there is a balance of $236,705.54 before paying the month's bills. Expenses for the month are $10,188.97. Chelle Shivley moved that expenses be allowed and Janice Lonnon seconded the motion. Roll call yes votes: Mary Hissong, Brenda Hart, Janice Lonnon, Chelle Shivley, and Amy Williams. Absent: Linda Martin and Lisa Forbes.

Director's Report

52 showed up for Pumpkin Day. The Christmas Décor Party will be Nov. 20 at 10:00 am with lunch for the Trustees at 11:00. Per Cap Grant money still not here.  Pajama Party will be held on Nov. 16,2017 at 6:00pm. The bathroom tile needs professionally cleaned. RD Mc Millen will come give an estimate.

Old Business

Shari reported that pictures of the Local History Room have been taken. Need to create an inventory of what is in the room.

New Business

Brenda Hart was sworn in as new board trustee.

 The library bathrooms need repainting. The trustees and Shari will check into getting bids.

 The 2017 Tax Levy letter was read by Chelle Shivley. Janice Lonnon moved to have the  attorney prepare  documents to raise the tax levy to the maximum amount without needing a truth in taxation hearing. Amy Williams seconded the motion. Roll call yes votes: Mary Hissong, Brenda Hart, Janice Lonnon, Chelle Shivley, and Amy Williams. Absent Linda Martin and Lisa Forbes.

Other Information and Business

none

Closed Session

none

 Next Meeting

Nov. 8,2017 at 3:30pm

Meeting Adjourned

Janice Lonnon moved to adjourn the meeting at 4:18 pm seconded by Chelle Shivley. All present voted aye.