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Mead Public Library Board Meeting Minutes

January 20, 2020

Members Present: Viki Miller(2020), Jennie Grasiani(2022), Layla Giorgakopoulos (2022) and Jennifer Lee(2022),
Absent: Paulette Mayfield(2020)
Library Staff Present: Director Laurie Van Ackeren
A. Call to Order at 541pm. Grasiani advised of the Open Meeting Act posted on the west wall. President Lee entered meeting at 6pm.
B. Visitors- none
C. Business Items- none
D. Director Report- Van Ackeren reported the Friends of the Mead Library will be holding their annual fundraiser this Saturday, January 25 from 4p-8p at the High School during the basketball games. The Library Board is asked to donate bars/cookies for the event.
E. Board Member Reports-Mayfield will be resigning as Library Board Trustee as her term is up. Board members are asked to begin the search for a new member. Christmas wreaths will be given to businesses in Mead in the Fall of 2020 and encouraged to decorate for the 2020 Holiday season. Possible traveling trophy was discussed for the most festive wreath. The current flag has a tear in it and was wrapped around the flag pole. Lee will purchase a new flag and we will be flying that flag for the month of February in memory of Lee’s grandfather Vernon G. Helt. Each month a new flag may be flown in honor or memory of a loved one who served or is currently serving in the United States military. The new flag will be donated to the library from a member of the community. Grasiani suggested purchasing new materials for non-english speaking residents as there are a few who recently attend the Mead Public School.
F. Approval of Minutes, Bills, Financials, and Monthly Report for November 2019 and December 2019: Motion by Miller to approve Minutes, Bills and Financials, seconded by Lee. Motion carried 4-0.
G. Motion to Adjourn at 623pm by Grasiani, Seconded by Miller, Motion carried.

Next meeting will be Monday, February 17, 2020 at 530pm.