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 Village of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin



Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Janet Dake, Peggy Haas, Kathleen Lysaght, Carole Knobil, Corey Golla
Stephen Roberts, Paul Tadda
Staff Present:
Karol Kennedy, Ellen Rohr

   1. Call to Order by Dake at 6:07 PM.
   2. Consent Agenda: Items listed under consent agenda were approved in one motion.
   a. Minutes of the regular board meeting held on May 17, 2017.
   b. Expenditures for June 2017 per list. Total Expenditures $174,114.50.
  Motion by Member Peggy Haas, second by Member Kathleen Lysaght to approve consent agenda as presented.  Approved.

  Vote: 5 - 0
Other: Library Board President Stephen Roberts (Absent)
  Trustee Paul Tadda (Absent)
   3. New Business - Items for Discussion/Action/Possible Approval:
   a. Election of Officers for the 2017-2018 year - The open positions were explained by Director Kennedy. After a short discussion, Kathleen Lysaght was nominated for the office of Library Board President and accepted the nomination. Janet Dake was asked if she wished to continue as Secretary/Treasurer. She agreed to continue.
          A vote was taken to elect Kathleen Lysaght as Library Board President and Janet Dake as Library Board Secretary/Treasurer.  Approved.

  Vote: 5 - 0
Other: Library Board President Stephen Roberts (Absent)
  Trustee Paul Tadda (Absent)
   b. The meeting was turned over to new President Kathleen Lysaght.
   c. Circulation Policy - Kennedy presented an updated Circulation policy.
  Motion by Member Peggy Haas, second by Member Janet Dake a motion to approve the Circulation Policies as amended.  Approved.

  Vote: 5 - 0
Other: Library Board President Stephen Roberts (Absent)
  Trustee Paul Tadda (Absent)
   4. Unfinished Business - Items for Discussion/Action/Possible Approval:
   a. Board Member Email - Due to a change in Waukesha County Library Standards, the Library has been exploring the option of Village emails for Library Board Members. Kennedy reported Library Board Members will be required to fill out a form similar to what Village Trustees need to fill out to get a Village email address. Mike Morse, Village Attorney, will be coming to the August or September board meeting to explain the form and provide information about Public Records Law.
   5. Trustee Education - The Library Board and Library Personnel chapter was discussed.
   6. President's Report No report.
   7. Budget and Personnel Committee Report: - A budget and personnel committee meeting will be scheduled for the end of August.
   8. Planning Committee Report - WiLS presented the data they gathered over the past several months in a 1.5 hour webinar. We received 627 responses to our survey. The webinar presented information from the survey, community conversations, annual reports, state and national surveys, census and other village demographics. This information will be extremely valuable as we continue our planning process over the next several weeks.
   a. Next Planning Committee Meeting - July 31, 2017 4:30 PM All Library Board Members were invited to attend.
   9. Director's Report: see report attached.
   10. Trustee's Report: no report.
   11. Friends' Report: Plans are still in the works for a Culver’s fundraising event, however a date has not yet been set. The group reviewed the vendor contract for the November Holiday Bazaar. The also agreed to provide some kind of food for the October Falls Library Comic Con event. Next meeting in September
   12. Next Meeting: Wednesday, August 16, 2017
   13. Topics for next meeting agenda
   14. Adjournment at 7:18 PM with no further business to discuss.
Minutes transcribed by Ellen M Rohr, Business Manager
Minutes approved on August 16, 2017


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