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Allerton Public Library District Board of Trustees
Current Approved Board Meeting Minutes

March 1, 2017 Meeting

The Allerton Public Library District Library Board of Trustees met on Wednesday March 1, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. The meeting was called to order by President Sue Gortner at 4:00 p.m.

 

Roll Call
Present: Jeff Clodfelter, Sue Gortner, Sue Lochbaum, Lynn Richardson, and Ellie Tracy.

Absent: Luke Feeney and Beth Manuel.

 

President’s Report
None.

 

Secretary’s Report (Approval of Minutes)
The minutes of the February 2017 meeting were reviewed.  Clodfelter made a motion to approve as printed, seconded by Tracy.
5 AYES: Clodfelter, Gortner, Lochbaum, Richardson, and Tracy.
0 NAYS, 2 ABSENT

 

Correspondence, Communications, Public Comment

None

 

Financial Report (Approval of Bills Payable)
Winters gave the Financial Report. Tracy made a motion to approve the bills, seconded by Lochbaum.  Motion carried. 
5 AYES: Clodfelter, Gortner, Lochbaum, Richardson, and Tracy.
0 NAYS, 2 ABSENT

 

Librarian’s Report
Circulation for February was 6,339. 1,367 interlibrary loan items borrowed and 1,505 interlibrary loan items loaned. The library had 971 reciprocals. 233 new items were added to the collection and 158 discarded from the collection.  There were 15 new patrons and an additional 33 patron renewals for the month of February.  Logins to the library’s PAC was 6,658.

 

No statistics yet for the Internet Usage and Wi-Fi stats as they are not yet available.

 

Program attendance for the month of February was 426.

 

AARP Tax Help began on February 2, 2017 and will run through April 14, 2017.  Appointments are available on Thursdays from 5:00-7:00 and Saturdays 9:00-12:00.

 

A Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash will be held Saturday March 4, 2017 at 10:00 for children of all ages.

 

Also on Saturday March 4, 2017 at 2:00 will be the presentation by Mike Harris on Early 20th Century Patent Medicines which the library is co-hosting with the Piatt County Historical & Genealogical Society.

 

The annual Teen Art Show will be held March 9-14, 2017 at the library.  On Saturday March 11, 2017 there will be live artists displays in cooperation with the Monticello Arts Council.

 

The spring library used book sale will be held Saturday March 18 – Thursday March 23, 2017 in the program room of the library.

 

The Disaster Plan has been updated with information pertaining to the new building.

 

Committee Reports

 Financial Committee
 No report.

 

 Personnel Committee
 No report.

 

 Policy Committee
 No report.

 

 Buildings & Grounds Committee
 No report.

 

Unfinished Business

None


New Business

None

Motion by Clodfelter, seconded by Lochbaum that the meeting be adjourned at 4:15 p.m.

The next scheduled Board of Trustees meeting will be held next Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

 


Current Approved Board Meeting Agenda

Board Meeting Agenda
Allerton Public Library District

May 3, 2017
4:00 p.m.

 

Order of Business

 

Call to order

Roll call

 

President’s Report

 

Secretary’s Report

  •   Approval of Minutes (Roll Call Vote)

 

Correspondence, Communications, and Public Comments

 

Financial Report

  •   Approval of Bills Payable (Roll Call Vote)
  •   

Librarian’s Report

 

Committee Reports

  •   Financial Committee
  •   Personnel Committee
  •   Policy Committee
  •   Buildings & Grounds Committee

 

Unfinished Business

  •   

New Business

  2017/18 Budget

 

Other

Adjournment