Sallie Logan library board determines holiday closure dates
The Sallie Logan Public Library Board of Trustees met Aug. 5 to determine holiday closures.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the board:
SALLIE LOGAN PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD MEETING MINUTES AUGUST 5, 2016
The meeting opened at 6:30 pm.
MEMBERS: Jeanne Goforth, Bill Center, Shirley Krienert, Vic Harris, Debbie Martin
Absent: Ingrid Walker, Debbie Tindall, Bob Arnold, Sara Faye Marten
STAFF: Loretta Broomfield, Library Director
FINANCIAL REPORT: Ameren bill increased from $318.32 a month average to $1,685.26. This was due to a new charge for Basic Generation Service of $999.87. The city bills were also increased for this. Loretta will check into this with the city.
STATISTICAL REVIEW: Loretta presented a report on the number of lost items last year of 99 and 19 lost in transit.
OLD BUSINESS: New chairs are in the Logan Room and the board was pleased with them. The old chairs were offered to the City, but they declined them and were given to the Logan Museum.
NEW BUSINESS: Jeanne Goforth made a motion that when Christmas and New Year’s is on a Sunday, the library will be closed on the Saturday before and the Monday following as paid holidays. The motion was seconded by Shirley Krienert and all approved. Debbie Martin made a motion that during Apple Festival the library will close at 2:00 pm on Friday and be closed all day on Saturday, and also be closed on Saturday during Barbeque Cook-off. Employees regularly scheduled to work on those days can use leave time, make up the time during the pay period, or take an unpaid day. The motion was seconded by Jeanne Goforth and all approved.
FINANCE COMMITTEE: The committee will meet at 5:30 on September 1st before the regular board meeting.
BUILDING & GROUNDS: The bushes around the air conditioner have been cut back as suggested.
PERSONNEL: Bart has resigned to care for his father. Loretta hired Arden Minisamy to shelve books. She is currently working from 5-7 but will be working the same hours as Bart as soon as school starts.
LONG RANGE GOALS: Nothing to report.
LIBRARY DIRECTOR’S REPORT: As submitted. Jeanne Goforth made a motion that we use $100 out of Miscellaneous Budget Item to decorate the front window for Apple Festival. The motion was seconded by Shirley Krienert and all approved. The estimates for the new Message Board were presented to the board. The board decided not to go with the estimates from Roth. Loretta will check with T. Ham for a color price. Bill will check with the Youth Center to see who they are buying their message board from. The message board will be tabled until next meeting.
Adjourn 7:45 pm. Respectfully Submitted by Debora Martin, Secretary
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