Weldon Library Board Meeting Minutes
For June 16, 2015
The meeting was called to order by President Pat Brown @ 7:03 PM in the library board meeting room.
The roll call was conducted by Secretary Bob Walters. Pat Brown, Susan Westray, Christi baker, Tracy Young, and Bob Walters were all present. Dale Holtzscher was absent. Librarian Lori Weaver was also present. Board member Dick Helton has resigned. His position has not been filled as yet.
Secretary Bob Walters read the minutes of the May 19th meeting. There was a motion by Susan Westray, second by Tracy Young, to accept the minutes as read. The vote was a unanimous 5 – 0.
No one was present for the public forum item on the agenda.
The closed session item of the agenda was deferred until the new business portion later in the agenda.
Treasurer’s Report: was presented by Treasurer Christi Baker.
The May 1, 2015, beginning balance was $1,216.52. Receipts for the month totaled $5,969.53. Disbursements for the month amounted to $4,236.62. This activity resulted in a May 31st ending balance of $2,949.43. The May payroll and the June bills were also reviewed. There was a motion by Tracy Young, second by Susan Wetsray, to accept the treasurer’s report as presented. The vote was a unanimous 5 – 0.
Librarian’s Report: was presented by Librarian Lori Weaver.
The High School Book Club read 30 books as a group this year.
Wes Young was the winner of the book clubs’ trivia contest.
Summer Reading program starts tomorrow, June 17th, with 36 kids and 9 adults so far.
The donations for the summer reading program have now reached $875.00. There will be a Kindle presented as the grand prize at the end.
Lori has started Popsicle sales to raise money for the computer fund.
Teachers from D-W came to visit our library.
Lori passed out a handout detailing the activities scheduled for each month.
Our computer maintenance people completed the installation of the new router which limits our coverage area. The total cost was $321.73 instead of the $250.00 estimate.
The air conditioning unit quit operating today. A capacitor was replaced in the unit and it returned to service.
Tracy Young and Susan Westray volunteered to be the committee to review the Closed Session Notes as required.
Pat brown and Christi Baker volunteered to be the committee to review the Secretary’s Monthly Meeting notes for the last six months as required.
The board reviewed a proposed Prevailing Wage Ordinance 15-02. There was a motion by Susan Westray, second by Tracy Young, to accept the ordinance as proposed. The vote was a unanimous 5 – 0.
The board reviewed a proposed Building Maintenance Ordinance 15-03. There was a motion by Bob Walters, second by Tracy Young, to accept the ordinance as proposed. The vote was a unanimous 5 – 0.
There was a motion by Tracy Young, second by Bob Walters, to go into closed session for the purpose of staff performance and salary review. The vote was a unanimous 5 – 0.
The board went into closed session at 7:44 PM.
The board returned from closed session at 8:05 PM, and informed Lori of the staff evaluation results. Following a short discussion, there was a motion b Tracy Young, second by Susan Westray, to give the librarian and the staff 3 % raises. The vote was a unanimous 5 – 0.
Lori informed the board of the progress in getting the new router installed and the search for the purchase of a new computer for the front desk.
Lori passed out copies of an updated Tech Plan with the changes highlighted. There was a motion by Bob Walters, second by Christi Baker, to accept the updated Tech Plan as proposed. The vote was a unanimous 5 – 0.
Our library is starting a Face Book Book club. The first selection will be “Me Before You”, to be followed by “The Nightingale”. Seven copies have been checked out so far.
Suggestions for new business for the next meeting are the open positions on the board.
Having no other business to conduct, there was a motion by Bob Walters, second by Susan Westray, to adjourn. The vote was a unanimous 5 – 0.
Meeting adjourned at 8:38 PM.
Robert Walters, Secretary