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Meeting Minutes


April 15, 2015

Present:                     Sara Nicola, Jenny Carritt, Mary Laughlin and Denise Patocka

Absent:                                   Kristi Kavan

Next Meeting:                       May 20, at 6:30 p.m.


A Regular Meeting of the Mead Public Library Board was held on April 15th, 2015, at 6:30 p.m.  Sara Nicola called the meeting to order.  Jenny Carritt read the minutes of the March 18, 2015, meeting.  Motion by Nicola, second by Laughlin, to approve the minutes.


Old Business:


  • The board has received numerous applications for the library director.  They have interviewed 2 applicants and will be checking references and performing a second interview Tuesday, April 21stto fill the position.
  • Donna McLaughlin has informed the board that she will be done as interim library director as of May 1st, 2015.
  • The Amazon bill is holding a balance for 75 days.  We need to look into paying that bill in full each time instead of carrying a balance and only paying the “Amount Due” amount on the invoice.


New Business:

  • Scott Childers will be contacted to come train the new hire and to speak to the library board about the new accreditation guidelines.
  • March statistics – 181 checkouts from library and 33 checkouts from Overdrive. 176 persons visited the library.
  • The expense reports, petty cash and profit and loss reports for March were reviewed.  Motion by Nicola, second by Laughlin, to approve the March financial reports.


Motion by Laughlin, second by Nicola, to adjourn the meeting.


Respectfully Submitted by Jenny Carritt