BENTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Minutes of Meeting
August 12, 2015
The meeting of the Board of Trustees was called to order at 6:00pm by Library Director Susan Stickel.
Members Present: Sue Wells, Sammy Kraft, Pam Appleton, and Stephanie Hart
Members Absent: Doris Heaton, Jake Seymour and Linda Kraft
Also Present: Susan Stickel, Librarian
Motion by Sue Wells, seconded by Pam Appleton to approve the minutes of the meting of the meeting of July 15, 2015 passed.
Motion by Sue Wells, seconded by Stephanie Hart, to approve the financial report as presented passed.
Motion by Stephanie Hart, seconded by Pam Appleton to approve payment of bills passed,
Tony from Lazerware presented computer upgrade information.
Susan Stickel reported new memorial envelopes have been distributed to area funeral homes and it was suggested we add this to our Facebook page.
To date we have received $480.00 in memorial donations for Mr. Bill Walker.
Old Business: A committee has been formed for our upcoming centennial with a meeting date to be determined soon. Seventeen gold plates at $5.00 each will be ordered to be placed on antique chairs to be sold during our celebration as a fundraiser. Susan Stickel will contact Bob Nimtz to obtain an estimate on interior painting in a couple of rooms. She will also contact Gary Gerber Roofing and Tate Roofing for an estimate on shed roof as the contractor she had called previously has not responded.
New Business: IPLAR Certificate, Minutes for FY 2014/15 and Board of Trustees names and their respective terms were presented for signatures.
A motion by Sue Wells to approve the non-resident fee passed.
Debbie Appleton, Program Director, presented a power point presentation on her Summer Reading Program 2015. She spoke of its success and up and coming adult and children’s programs.
Motion by Sue Wells, seconded by Stephanie Hart to adjourn at 7:30 passed.