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Winifred Knox Memorial Library

Regular meeting of the Library Board of Trustees
September 11, 2018

Meeting opened at 6:26 p.m.

Those present: Director Jeff Munson, Bev Power- President, Geri Twardowski-Vice President, Patti Forrestor- Trustee, Dean McMillion- Trustee, Susie Murphy- Trustee, Marilyn Spangler- Trustee. Absent: Ruth Newcomer

Public Comments: None

Treasurer's Report: Bev Power made a motion to accept as presented, Marilyn Spangler 2nd . The motion accepted with a roll call vote.

Secretary's Report: Secretary's report accepted with a roll call vote as presented with the addition of the word "do" in guest paragraph. Marilyn Spangler made a motion, Geri Twardowski 2nd.

Director's Report: Dean McMillion made a motion. Susie Murphy 2nd the motion to accept as presented. Motion passed with a roll call vote.

Old Business: None

New Business:
A. As of July 1, 2019 Jeff will be the President of the Prairie Cat Admin Council. This is for a one-year term.

B. Pattie Forrestor presented the idea of the Art Show Coordinator be a paid position. Susie Murphy made the motion for there to be a $500 stipend paid to the Art Show Coordinator the year of 2019 Art Show and to be revisited each year after. Marilyn Spangler 2nd the motion. This motion passed with a roll call vote with Patti Forrestor abstaining. Discussion: Marilyn Spangler suggests we broaden the entry area and put an ad in the Lee County Tourism, as well as the telegraph and on the radio. The suggestion was to have a committee meet after the first of the year to work on the direction of the Art Show and changes if any. Bev Power as President appointed the committee of Pattie Forrestor as Coordinator, Susie Murphy and Marilyn Spangler to meet after the first of the year.

C. Jeff as the Director would like to present that Officers of the board should all be authorized check signatories on the account so there would then be 4 check signers available. Bev Power, 2nd by Marilyn Spangler, presented a Motion, Motion passed with a roll call vote with Susie Murphy abstaining.

D. Digitizing: Jeff is still collecting information and would like to revisit this information in October.

E. Policy Manual- The policy manual is being reviewed by the attorney, so will be revisited in October.

New Business: None

Miscellaneous items: Jeff will check to see what board members are up for election and when petitions need to be turned in.

Adjournment at 7:00 p.m.

Next meeting is Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

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