Board Meeting November 2016

ALANSON AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY

REGULAR BOARD MEETING

November 3, 2016

 

The monthly meeting of the Alanson Area Public Library Board was called to order by President, Joan Niewiadomski, at 6:00 pm.  Trustees present were Pat McFarland, Sue Warner, and BR Smith.  Library Director, Anna LaRue, was also present.   Anne Billiard was absent.  No guests were in attendance.

Minutes:    Minutes of the October 5, 2016 regular board meeting were approved as read.

 

Treasurer’s Report

·         Reconciled bank statements for August and September were presented for initialing;

·         Bills paid for September and October were presented; Sue moved to approve the payment of the bills, supported by Pat.  Bills payment approved.

·         Total of Equities and Liabilities as of Oct. 31, 2016 $172,138.95

·         Pat moved to accept the treasurer’s report. Supported by Sue.  Report accepted.

 

Director’s Report:

·         Cash and usage report was reviewed.

·         Program report:

Ron Fowler’s story hours are over

Book Club started on 11/2/16 with 15 attending.  Book for December is, “A Man Called Ove”, by Fredric Backman

·         Raises for the part time employees ( Robyn and Mack) was discussed.

·         Sue moved to approve the director’s report, supported by BR, report approved.

 

Unfinished Business:

·         None

New Business:

·         Alanson Christmas will be 12/9/16 from 5-8.

·         Treasurer’s position discussed

 

Next meeting – December 7, 6:00 p.m.

Meeting adjourned at 7:43 pm

Respectfully submitted,

Sue Warner, Secretary