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 Village of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES 

MINUTES

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Present:
Francine Rau, Janet Dake, Peggy Haas, Kathleen Lysaght, Jeremy Walz
Absent:
Kathy Finley
Staff Present:
Jane Schall, Ellen Rohr
             
1. Call to Order - 6:10 pm, Library Board Room by President Rau.
             
2. Approval of the minutes of the regular meeting December 9, 2015.Under the Trustees report, it was suggested to change the wording regarding recognition of Louis Thon.
  Motion by Member Janet Dake, second by Member Kathleen Lysaght to approve as corrected.
  Vote: 5 - 0
             
3. Approval of invoices per list.
  Motion by Member Peggy Haas, second by Member Janet Dake to approve as presented.
  Vote: 5 - 0
             
4. New Business - Items for Discussion/Action/Possible Approval
             
a. Discussion/Action: Book Selection Policy
  Motion by Member Peggy Haas, second by Member Janet Dake to approve as presented.
  Vote: 5 - 0
             
5. Unfinished Business - Items for Discussion/Action/Possible Approval : None
             
6. President's Report: (RAU) - President Rau wished everyone a Happy New Year.
             
7. Budget and Personnel Committee Report: (DAKE)
             
a. Discussion and Approval of Director's Job Description - A few changes were suggested. Ellen will make the changes.
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Member Janet Dake to approve with corrections.
  Vote: 5 - 0
             
8. Director's Report: (SCHALL)
             
a. Lighting System - Schall reported the problems with the automatic lighting system for the building. Louis Thon worked to get a temporary fix in place. We are working with the lighting company to repair the problem controllers.
             
b. Employee of the Month - Jane Schall named Ellen Rohr Employee of the Month.
             
c. Other - Schall passed out this season's Fine Print and alerted board members on a new program Patron Picks.
             
9. Trustee's Report: (WALZ) - Trustee Walz gave an update on the village happenings since the last meeting.
             
10. Friends' Report - The next Friend's Meeting is in February.
             
11. Next Meeting: Wednesday, February 10, 2016, Library Board Room, 6:00 pm
             
12. Topics for next meeting agenda - Approval of Job Descriptions if there are any; Update on Lighting System.
             
13. Adjournment 7:20 pm.
Minutes transcribed by Ellen M Rohr, Business Manager
Minutes approved on February 10, 2016.

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