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September 10,2014

Hope Welty Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

    September 10 , 2014

 Call to Order

The regular meeting of the Hope Welty Public Library ( HWPL) District Board of Trustees was held at the library on September 10,2014.  The Budget and Appropriation Hearing was called to order at 1:00PM  by President Genea Lawler. Board members answering roll call were:  Genea Lawler, Janice Lonnon, Nancy McDermith, Tracy Mogged, Chelle Shivley and Library Director Shari Rawlings. Mary Hissong and Linda Martin absent.

 Nancy McDermith made a motion to close the Budget and Appropriation Hearing at 1:15PM.  Chelle Shivley seconded the motion. All present voted aye. Motion carried.

President Genea Lawler called the regular meeting to order at 1:17 PM. answering roll call were: Genea Lawler, Janice Lonnon, Nancy McDermith, Tracy Mogged, Chelle Shivley and Library Director, Shari Rawlings. Mary Hissong and Linda Martin absent.

 Public Forum

 None

 Minutes of the Last HWPL Meeting

 Minutes of the August 13,2014 meeting were read. Chelle Shivley moved to accept the minutes as read. Tracy Mogged seconded the motion. All present voted aye. Motion carried.

 Treasurer's Report

 The treasurer's report was given by treasurer, Chelle Shivley and showed a balance of $140,915.92 before paying this month's bills. Expenses for the month are $9,783.71.  Chelle Shivley moved expenses be allowed and Tracy Mogged seconded the motion. Roll Call vote yes: Genea Lawler, Janice Lonnon, Nancy McDermith, Tracy Mogged and Chelle Shivley. No nays. Mary Hissong and Linda Martin absent. Motion carried.

Time For Director

 Ronald McDonald event was attended by 35 - 40 people

 List of Fall Programs is attached

 Per Capita Grant is being worked on. A statement is needed about the board reviewing the budget which we do each month and more in depth as the budget is being prepared. The Illinois Library Standards are set to be reviewed in the coming months. The EDGE Meeting that Genea and Shari attended was informative. They came way feeling this board is on track with our top priority at this time being our technology plan. Plans are to update our 2010 Technology Plan. 

 Tracy Mogged moved to place an ad in the High School Gordian for $50. Chelle Shivley seconded the motion. Roll call yes vote: Genea Lawler, Janice Lonnon, Nancy McDermith, Tracy Mogged and Chelle Shivley. No nays. Mary Hissong and Linda Martin absent. Motion carried.

Old Business

 Tracy Mogged moved to approve the Budget for 2014-2015 as presented and posted. Nancy McDermith seconded the motion. Roll call yes vote: Genea Lawler, Janice Lonnon, Nancy McDermith, Tracy Mogged and Chelle Shivley. No nays. Mary Hissong and Linda Martin absent. Motion carried.

 New Business

 Janice Lonnon moved to accept the library Closing List ar presented. Tracy Mogged seconded the motion. All present voted aye. No nays.  Motion carried.

 Nancy McDermith moved to leave the tax levy at the current rates. Janice Lonnon seconded the motion. Roll call yes vote:  Genea Lawler, Janice Lonnon Nancy McDermith, Tracy Mogged and Chelle Shivley. No nays. Mary Hissong and Linda Martin absent. Motion carried.

 Technology Plan will be reviewed and updated.

 Mary Hissong, Janice Lonnon and Tracy Mogged terms are up on the board. Those interested in staying on the board will pick up packets.

 Other Information and Business

none

 Closed Session

none

 Next Meeting Date

 The next regular meeting for the HWPL District  Board of Trustees will be October 8 ,2014 at 1:00PM.

 Meeting Adjourned

 Janice Lonnon made a motion to close the meeting at 2:15 PM . Nancy McDermith seconded the motion. All present voted aye. Motion carried.

                                Nancy McDermith, Secretary