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Mead Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

April 15, 2017 5:30 pm   Mead Library


 A.  Call to Order

President Kavan called the meeting to order at 5:32 pm.


B.  Roll Call of Members

Members Present: Kristin Kavan (2018), Dale Rawson (2018), Viki Miller (2020), Mary Mayfield (2020).

Members Absent:  Marty Hagemann (2020).

Staff Present:  Laurie Van Ackeren.


C.  Recognize Guests/Public Items of Discussion

No guests were in attendance.


D.  Staff Reports

Director Report-Van Ackeren reported 2017 fiscal year is half over and the library budget is on track. Plans for Summer Reading Program are moving forward and Friends of the Mead Library Foundation are contributing $125 to help cover extra staffing for events in June. 

Board Member Reports-No reports were made.


E.  Approval of Minutes, Bills and Financial, and Activity Reports for March 2017

Motion to approve by Kavan. Second by Rawson. Voting Yes: Kavan, Miller, Rawson, and Mayfield. Voting No: None. Motion carried.


F.   Business Items

1.   Strategic Plan Goals Update-Goal 1 was reviewed. Miller reported the website is on target based on dates in the Strategic Plan.

2.   Back Room Flooring-After discussion, it was decided to try to install carpet to cover tripping and potential health hazards from existing flooring and build the cost into next year’s budget proposal.

3.   The cost of a new printer for the circulation desk was approved.


 G.  Adjournment

President Kavan adjourned the meeting at 5:46 pm.


The board Training session scheduled with Scott Childers from Southeast Library Systems was moved to the May meeting due to a scheduling conflict.


Board’s CE Requirement- The Library Board needs to complete 3 CE Units by August 2017.


Next Meeting:  Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 5:30 pm at Mead Public Library.