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Mead Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes
January 15, 2018, 5:30pm at Mead Public Library

President Mayfield called meeting to order at 5:30 pm.

Members Present: Paulette Mayfield (2020), Viki Miller (2020), Layla Giorgakopoulos (2018), and Marty Hagemann (2020)

Staff Present: Laurie Van Ackeren

One Recognized Guest (and potential new member): Jennifer Lee

Reports: VanAckeren reported that the budget is coming along well at 30.5%. Discussion was held about whether or not the library needs new computers and it was decided that they were ok for now. VanAckeren shared the Holiday Decorations Sale brought in a little over $200.00 this year.

 No Board Member Reports.

Miller made a motion to approve the minutes, bills and financials and monthly library reports as submitted. Seconded by Hagemann. Voting for: Mayfield, Giorgakopoulos, Miller, Hagemann. Against: none. Motion carried.

Business Items: Discussion of upcoming Spaghetti Feed on Saturday, January 20, 2018, during basketball game at High School. Friends of the Library Foundation are sponsoring this event with proceeds to be earmarked for youth library programs. The Friends will meet on January 17 to make final plans. Board members are asked to bring dessert bars or cookies for the event. Miller will attend from the board and library staff will also work.

Discussion on the Distance Education Classroom was tabled until the February meeting. 

Discussion of the “10 Things for Trustees to Do” and the sample job description for Nebraska Library Trustees documents was held.

President Mayfield motioned to adjourn meeting at 6:20pm, seconded by Hagemann. Voting for: Mayfield, Hagemann, Miller, Giorgakopoulos. Voting against:, none. Motion carried and meeting was adjourned.

 Next meeting: Monday, February 19, 2018, at 5:30 pm at Mead Public Library.

 Layla Giorgakopoulos, Secretary