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 Village of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES 

MEETING MINUTES

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Present:
Peggy Haas, Jenna Merten, Kathleen Lysaght, Carole McGibany
Absent:
Vacant Village Trustee, Corey Golla, Vacant Member
Staff Present:
Karol Kennedy, Ellen Rohr
Attendees:
Susan Flaherty
             
1. Call to Order by President Lysaght at 6:01 PM.
             
2. Consent Agenda: Items listed under consent agenda will be approved in one motion.
             
a. Approval of the minutes of the regular board meeting
             
b. Approval of the library expenditures
  Motion by Member Peggy Haas, second by Member Carole McGibany to approve the consent agenda as presented.  Approved.
  Vote: 4 - 0
 
Other: Trustee Vacant Village Trustee (Absent)
  School District Representative Corey Golla (Absent)
  Member Vacant Member (Absent)
             
3. New Business - Items for Discussion/Action/Possible Approval:
             
a. Election of Officers for 2019-2020 - Nominations for the open offices are as follows: Kathleen Lysaght - President; Peggy Haas - Secretary/Treasurer
  Motion by Member Jenna Merten, second by Member Carole McGibany to accept the nominations for the office of President and Secretary/Treasurer and elect the officers as nominated.  Approved.
  Vote: 4 - 0
 
Other: Trustee Vacant Village Trustee (Absent)
  School District Representative Corey Golla (Absent)
  Member Vacant Member (Absent)
             
b. Library Board Meeting Dates 2019-2020 - Kennedy reported that there are no conflicts with meeting dates if we continue to hold the meetings on the third Wednesday of each month.
  Motion by Member Carole McGibany, second by Member Peggy Haas to continue to hold 2019-2020 Board meeting on the third Wednesday of the month.
  Vote: 4 - 0
 
Other: Trustee Vacant Village Trustee (Absent)
  School District Representative Corey Golla (Absent)
  Member Vacant Member (Absent)
             
c. Library Board Committee Appointments - Committee Appointments will be made at a future date after the vacant board positions have been filled.
             
d. Food, Drink, and Smoking Policy
  Motion by Member Peggy Haas, second by Member Jenna Merten to approve the Food, Drink and Smoking Policy as presented.
  Vote: 4 - 0
 
Other: Trustee Vacant Village Trustee (Absent)
  School District Representative Corey Golla (Absent)
  Member Vacant Member (Absent)
             
4. Unfinished Business - Items for Discussion/Action/Possible Approval:
             
a. Library Improvement and Funding Plan Update - Kennedy reported that the plan will be presented to the Village Board on Tuesday, Sept. 3, and will be offered for vote on Monday, Sept. 16.
             
5. President's Report: Lysaght commented the recent article that Kennedy sent out to board members about the Library was very interesting. The article appeared on the Lake Country Fun website. Lysaght has also been hearing very good comments about our summer Library programs. Lysaght thanked Karol and her staff for the hard work they have done on scheduling programs.
             
6. Budget and Personnel Committee:Budget season is beginning. No information at this time. Next meeting we will discuss the 2020 budget.
             
7. Director's Report: attached.
             
a. Correspondence: We received a Thank You card from Janet Dake. Kennedy also handed out Trustee dinner invitations. Rohr reminded trustees to change their village email password if they have not done so recently.
             
8. Trustee's Report: No report
             
9. School District Report: No Report
             
10. Friends' Report: information included in Director's report.
             
11. Next Meeting: Wednesday, August 21, 6:00 PM, Library Board Room
             
12. Topics for next meeting agenda - preliminary budget discussions.
             
13. Adjournment
  Motion by Member Jenna Merten, second by Member Carole McGibany to adjourn with no further business to discuss at 6:53 PM.
  Vote: 4 - 0
 
Other: Trustee Vacant Village Trustee (Absent)
  School District Representative Corey Golla (Absent)
  Member Vacant Member (Absent)
Minutes transcribed by Ellen M Rohr, Business Manager
Minutes approved on August 21, 2019.

    

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