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Regular Meeting of the Library Board of Trustees
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Trustees present: Jeff Munson - Director, Bev Power- President, Geri Twardowski - Vice President, Ruth Newcomer- Treasurer, Susie Murphy- Secretary, Patti Forrester, Dean McMillion, Marilyn Spangler, Amy Runkle - Book Keeper.
Call to order 6:28 p.m.
Public comments- None

Secretary's report presented, a motion by Ruth Newcomer and 2nd by Marilyn Spangler, the motion passed Secretary's Report accepted as presented.
Treasurer's report presented, a motion by Susie Murphy, 2nd by Dean McMillion, the motion passed Treasurer's Report accepted as presented.
Director's report presented, a motion by Patti Forrester and 2nd by Geri Twardowski, the motion passed, Director's report accepted as presented.
Old business- Carpets were cleaned after summer reading program. Jeff will contact State Library regarding the Cemetery Association request.
Jeff is looking into and still working on a plaque for South Garden through Jeff Rugh. Michelle spoke with Mary regarding Roger's favorite flower - Michelle will look into purchasing summer perennials to plant this fall.
Nice comments have been received how nice our Art Show was - Great job Patti!
During Jeff's absence duties to be delegated - this will be put on the agenda and discussed at the next meeting.
New business-
October 21st will be a tea party by the Lee County Extension to show how to use herbs to make tea.
February Lee County Extension will hold a program on planting flowers native from the area.
There will be one more Lee County Extension program in March - Patti will bring updates closer to the time.
A request has been made to raise at least two of the benches so they are more accessible for senior citizens or people that need handicap assistance. Jeff will contact the place where we previously purchased the benches.
The director suggested that duties in his absence be a personnel decision handled by the director.
Dean made a motion to adjourn
Adjournment- 7:00 p.m.
Next meeting is Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.

Committees: Building -Dean McMillion, Bev Power
Finance - Marilyn Spangler, Ruth Newcomer, Bev Power
Policy and Procedure- Patti Forrester, Susie Murphy, Geri Twardowski

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