Daviess County Library Board Meeting

September 20, 2018 at 4 p.m.

The board met in the basement at the main library.

Present: Daren Adkins, Shonna Morrison, Mary Jarboe, Gregg Hartley, and interim director Elizabeth Plotner.

Absent: Kelvina Hobbs

Daren called the meeting to order at 4:03 p.m.

The board reviewed the minutes of the August 16, 2018 meeting. Mary moved that the minutes be accepted as amended. Shonna seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

The board reviewed the bills and financial reports. Gregg moved to pay the bills and Mary moved to second the motion, which passed unanimously.

Elizabeth presented her director’s report (attached). She reported on August events, as well as upcoming events in September and October.

The board heard information from Botts and Tye Corporation and Foster Refrigeration & Electric Heating & Air Conditioning about replacement heating and cooling equipment. The board also looked at issues with shelving in the garage area and the castle area.

The board discussed specifications for the bid requests for heating and air conditioning equipment.

The board discussed budget considerations and savings goals for the 2019 budget, as well as what to do with donations from Leslie Stanley and Morgan Jeffers, among others. Shonna moved to spend the $700 from Leslie Stanley for chairs, and Mary seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Mary moved that the library get an Amazon credit card with Elizabeth Plotner as the only name sole user on the card. Gregg seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

The board examined a proposed Supervised Family Visit Policy. Shonna moved to accept the policy as written, and Gregg seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. Elizabeth will have the runners that keep the chairs organized in the Community Room storeroom replaced.

Shonna moved that the library renew its insurance with Koehly Baker and Associates, and Mary seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Mary moved that the meeting be adjourned, and Gregg seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. Meeting adjourned at  6:08 p.m.

The next regular meeting will be held at 4 p.m. on October 18, 2018.

Amended and approved at the October 18, 2018 meeting.

Gregg Hartley

Board Secretary