Bryan-Bennett Library

August 15, 2017


Bryan-Bennett Library Board of Trustees Meeting

August 15, 2017

6:30 p.m. at the Library

I.             Call to Order

II.            Roll Call of Trustees

III.          Recognition of Visitors

IV.          Secretary’s Report

A.    Approval of July 2017 Board Minutes

V.           Treasurer’s Report

A.   Financial Report for August 2017

B.   Payment of August 2017 Bills

VI.          Committee Reports

A.   Finance

B.   Policy

C.   Personnel

D.   Building and Grounds

VII.        New Business

A.   Annual request for property tax levy. This request is consistent with the amount the Board has requested in the past: .15 percent for the general property tax; $11,000 for IMRF; $8,000 for Social Security; $10,180 of Personal Property Replacement Tax; and $50,000 sales tax/pass-through from the City’s general fund.

B.   Holidays in 2018. This the Board’s annual decision to designate the dates for which the Library will be closed. They include New Year’s, President’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, two days at Thanksgiving, and three days at Christmas.

C.   Renewing Movie License. The Program Coordinator is working on renewing the movie license, which should be about $400. The Library has a lead on equipment or could purchase the projector to show the movies.

D.   Per Capita Grant Application Requirements. Each year as part of the application process, the Board and employees are required to address special issues of policy and procedure. This year’s focus is on safety.

VIII.       Unfinished Business

A.   Purchase of Smart Board

IX.     Director’s Report

X.      Board Members’ Reports

XI.     Adjournment