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Board Minutes - May 2015 Regular Meeting

ALANSON AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Regular Monthly Board Meeting

 May 13, 2015            

 

The monthly meeting of the Alanson Area Public Library Board was called to order by President, Joan Niewiadomski, at 6:05 p.m.  Trustees present were Anne Billiard, Pat McFarland, B.R.Smith, and Sue Warner.  Library Director, Anna LaRue was also in attendance.

Minutes:   Minutes of the April 16, 2015, meeting were read and with one correction approved.

Treasurer’s Report:

·         Bank statements for April, bills to be paid, and profit and loss statements were presented.

·         Sue moved to approve the payment of the April bills, supported by Pat. Payment approved.

·         A propose budget outline was passed out for the trustees to review prior to meeting on 6/20/15.

·         Contract notices were sent to the townships.

·         Total liabilities and equity as of April 30, 2015: $58,168.34B.

·         B.R. moved to accept the treasurer’s report, supported by Pat, reported accepted.

 

Library Director’s Report:

·         Monthly cash and usage report was presented.

·         Programs:

o    Amelia Earhart Program on hold at this time.

        Ancestry.com workshop; June 20,

 Titanic Exploration; July 29

 Inland Waterway; August DTBA

·         Book Club: met early this month. Book for May is: “ Simple Gifts: Lessons in Living from a Shaker Village”, by June Sprigg

·         An incident in the library was discussed, and Anna will talk with Suzanne at UPROC for some direction.

·         Betsy’s evaluation is due in the next few weeks.

·         There was a scheduled staff meeting on April 24, another will be scheduled in the fall.

·         Sue moved to approve the Director’s report; supported by B.R., report approved.

 

Unfinished Business:

·         Update on contents insurance. Pro-rated premium for new policy has been paid.

·         Budget workshop: May 20 @ 6:00; Annual Budge Meeting: June 10 @ 6:00, prior to regular meeting.

·         FOAL meeting – June 1 @6:30.

 

New Business:

·         Avis Granger recognition event discussed; Joan will talk to Avis as to what will work best.

 

Meeting adjourned at 6:55.

Respectfully submitted,

Sue Warner, Secretary

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