June 8, 2009
The regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees was called to order at 4:30 p.m. by President Sharon Farris. In attendance were Trustees Mary Ann Tucker, Greg McHenry, Amy McGilvrey, Roxanne Michels, Mary Taylor, and Librarian Teresa Pennington. Absent was Trustee Jerry Cockcroft.
Minutes of Previous Meeting:
MOTION: Tucker, second Michels to approve minutes as read. Motion carried.
MOTION: McHenry, second McGilvrey to approve report as read. Motion carried.
Book Committee: No report.
McHenry met with Jim Bennett of Bennett Electric about replacing the lighting in the Reading Room, using funds in memory of Mary Ida Riedell. McHenry will present a cost estimate in a future meeting.
Librarian’s Report (Statistics):
MOTION: Michels, second McHenry to approve report as read. Motion carried.
*McHenry accepted the Vice President position on the library board.
*Farris reported that the board needs one more member and requested that current members email her with ideas for a new member to suggest to mayor.
*Tucker and Farris will ask the Paris Beacon News again to print a photo and article from Peg Gi-esler’s retirement reception in May.
*Farris passed around copies of a memo from Peg Giesler entitled “Thoughts Upon Departure,” which includes suggestions and ideas for improving the library.
*McGilvrey reported on Friends of the Library. She will share more information with members at the July board meeting, and asked board members to meet on Monday, August 3 at 4:30 p.m. to solidify the program so it can be started in September.
*MOTION: Tucker, second Michels to approve the 2009-2010 Budget. Motion carried.
*Discussion on the “Lucy Bishop” Fund. The library spent more in the last fiscal year than the in-vestment earned. Michels will investigate the situation.
*MOTION: McGilvrey, second McHenry to approve the 2008-2009 Annual Report. Motion carried.
*Members reviewed the requirements for the FY2010 Per Capita Grant.
*Librarian’s Announcements: Pennington reported that help is needed this Friday during the Library Book Sale.
Meeting Adjourned at 5:40 p.m.
Mary Taylor, Secretary