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March 2016 Board Minutes

Geneseo Public Library District
Board of Trustees Meeting
March 14, 2016

The Board of Trustees of the Geneseo Public Library District met in Foundation Room B at the library on Monday, March 14, 2016.  President Bill Menendez called the meeting to order at 6:18 p.m. Board members in attendance were Chris Bergren, Dave Johnson, Holly McAvoy and Craig Patterson.  Mary Farrell attended via Skype and Deb Wyffels, Assistant Director, was present. 

Citizen’s Input   No citizens were present.

Secretary’s Report   Craig moved that the minutes from the February meeting be accepted; Dave seconded the motion and it passed unanimously by voice vote.  

Financial Report   Holly made a motion that the bills be paid; Craig seconded the motion and it passed by roll call vote, all members in attendance voting “yes.” Dave moved that the financial report be accepted; Holly seconded the motion and it passed by roll call vote, all members in attendance voting “yes.”  

Library Director’s Report   Please refer to Claire’s written report. 

 

Old Business

GIFT Foundation   Katie Andrios was unable to make a presentation this month; she will be at the meeting next month.

LED Project   Is complete.

Policies   Claire presented a draft of a revision of the Unattended Children Policy.  Chris moved that the revision be accepted; Craig seconded the motion and it passed by roll call vote, all members in attendance voting “yes.”  This will be added to the policy manual.  Claire will have a finished copy for the Board next month.

Background Checks   Because the Court House sends a monthly list of sex offenders/felons to the library, it was agreed there is no need to do background checks of employees.

 

New Business

Phil Lenzini/library law Claire reminded the Trustees that Phil will be here on the 16th to speak, paid by a grant from Rails.  He will discuss “What Makes a Great Library Board.” 

Building Repairs   The necessary repairs to the roof will be made as mentioned in Claire’s report.

Conference   Please refer to Claire’s report on attending the conference on autistic children.

 

Adjournment – With no further matters before the board, at 7:10 p.m. Holly moved to adjourn; Dave seconded the motion, all agreed by voice vote.  The meeting was dismissed.

Respectfully submitted,
Kathi Fluck
Scribe

 

 

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