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Board Minutes October 2015

ALANSON AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY

Regular Monthly Board Meeting

October 6, 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 and Sue Warner.  Library Director, Anna LaRue, and employee Sherry Webster were also present.  BR Smith and Pat McFarland were absent.

 

Minutes:   Minutes of the September 2, 2015, meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer’s Report:

•        Bank statements and bills for August and September were presented;

•        Motion was made by Joan to approve the bill payments for August; supported by Sue. Motion approved.  Sue made the motion to approve the payment of the September bills; supported by Joan.  Motion approved.

•         Profit and loss statements were presented.

•        Exceptionally large penal fine payment this year – no reason given for this

•        Total liabilities and equity as of September 30, 2015: $116,393.50

•        The finalized budget for 2014-2015 was reviewed; Sue made the motion to approve finalized budget for 2014-2015, motion supported by Joan.  Budget approved.

•        Sue, moved to accept the treasurer’s report, supported by Joan, reported accepted.

Library Director’s Report:

•        Monthly cash and usage report was presented.

•        Programs:

                       Approx. 53 attended the Wolf Program

                       October 21, @ 7:00 p.m. Petoskey Group/ Paranormal Program

                       Story Hour is again in place; First meeting 10/6, no one attended?

                          Book Club, book of the month: “Peaches for Monsieur le cure’     

·         Selected policies were emailed to attorney for review.

·         Issue of two out of service area students discussed; library privileges  approved

·         Anna reported on  the Nor-Cor Meeting she attended

·         Sherry returns for the winter on October 26.

·         Anne moved to accept the director’s report, supported by Sue; report approved

Unfinished Business:

•        Book sale profit was $1118.00

•        No response from the logo contest letters

•        Sue reported on the Trustee’s Conference, she and BR attended.

New Business:

·         None

 

Meeting adjourned at 7:15

Respectfully submitted,

Sue Warner, Secretary

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