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Mead Library Board Meeting Minutes

August 17, 2016


I. Call to Order

Rawson called to order the regular meeting of the Mead Library Board at 5:00 p.m. on August 17th, 2016. 


II. Roll Call

Members Present:  Jill Leise, Dale Rawson, and Viki Miller.

Members Absent:  Kristi Kavan. 

Staff Present:  Laurie Van Ackeren and Lori Moseman.

Recognized Guest Present:  Scott Childers from Southeast Library System (SELS).  


III. Approval of Minutes from Last Meeting and July 2016 Reports

      The July 2016 meeting minutes were approved by Miller and seconded by Leise.

       Financial Statements, petty cash, and staff reports for July were reviewed and approved by all board   members.

       July Snapshot:  Patrons 399.  Amount saved by Patrons $3,136.45. Check Outs 273.

      Overdrive Check Outs 15. Volunteers 3.


IV.  Unfinished Business

       Smoke detectors for the library have been purchased and will be installed by Rawson.   

       Training on writing goals and objectives for the library‚Äôs strategic plan was facilitated by Childers.


V. New Business

       Apollo Biblionix training for Van Ackeren in York, NE, was approved.  Moseman, with help from Miller, will staff the library.

       The verbal resignation of member Denise Patocka was noted.


VI. Next Meeting

       Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. at the Mead Library.


VII. Adjournment

      Rawson adjourned the meeting at 6:00 p.m.


Submitted by Jill Leise, Secretary